A Founder Of The Industrial Revolution Was A Very Early Patent Troll

James Watt has been called one of the most influential people in history, and his role in improving the steam engine to make it the primary force behind the industrial revolution is beyond dispute. He was also a bit of a sourpuss who took out a patent to prevent the building of steam motor cars. » 7/18/13 1:15pm 7/18/13 1:15pm