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October 16, 2009

Inventor Woody Norris TED Talk

at 4:29 pm. Filed under Complex Hacks, Crazy Hacks, Insane Equipment, What Were They Thinking


This is a great TED Talk with Woody Norris. He is a mainly self taught inventing genius! Near the end of the video he talks about some of the cool military uses for his new directional sound device that are very interesting (and funny). He also discusses some of his ideas that have sold for millions of dollars. His interests vary more than most people, you may remember the AirScooter II Ultralight Helicopter that we featured before, yes that is one of his ideas also!

"Woody’s electronics knowledge is mainly self-taught, consisting of repairing broken radios he begged from the local repair shop on the way home from school. "I had a chicken coop full of 20 or 30 or 50 radios… I fixed most of them." He had a mere six months of basic electronics training in the Air Force, where he worked with radar and electronics used to trigger A and H bombs."


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6 Responses to “Inventor Woody Norris TED Talk”

  1. mikheil Says:

    i think aether this invention does not belong to this man or this invention is really old because i saw something similar or same in tv 1, 2 or 3 years a go.

  2. billcates Says:

    If this invention is now out to the masses take clear one thing…military was using it for 30 years minimum…..when a new technology is invented and has military potential, only when all aspects about its function and all its applications are studied is when they show to the masses.
    I can think about how some peopple would use this tecnology to fool guys on their competence, you know…he hear voices and so…or even some religions to catch fidels…or to brainwash terrorist or peopples like unabomber…..DO I SAY CLEAR?.
    Look at the guy on the video…he know it, he has wrote it on his face.

    Sry for my english.

  3. mikheil Says:

    yes billcates this has tones of implications for military you can make your enemy to go craze
    you can do sou much things with this technology in battlefield
    i think not all the possibilities are explored by pentagon or others
    i love to gat my hands on that technology to experiment with it

  4. reade Says:

    This guy’s a real creep standing up there bragging about all of the military interest in his inventions. Lookup LRAD. It’s sad that this technology is being used to oppress supposedly free people. http://www.youtube.com/thetwos#p/u/7/0SwBU1DOO_Q

  5. Alan Parekh Says:

    Hi Reade,

    Any device can be used for bad purposes, guns are a great example. They kill inocent people but I am sure glad the poliec carry them to protect civilians.

    Here is another video of the LRAD device in action.

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