Random interesting reading #2

In most cases, when people sue power-tool manufacturers because they’ve lost a finger or hand in an accident, they’re unsuccessful — because it’s tough to prove that the manufacturer did anything wrong. Add SawStop to the mix, however, and the picture changes. Suddenly, the industry is promising an injury-proof saw. What if someone got hurt?

He Took On the Whole Power-Tool Industry

The comments of the most recent Coding Horror post about eating your own dogfood linked to this — It’s about the guy who invented a way to reduce table saw accidents and the trouble he’s had getting industry leaders to adopt the technology.

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  1. Posted January 30, 2009 at 1:56 pm | Permalink

    Off-topic but since I’m here already it’s easier than sending you an email:

    Is it possible to add the “subscribe to this comment thread via email” checkbox to your posts? I’ve seen it on other wordpress blogs (notably this) and I personally find it much more useful than the individual comment feed option.

    <3!

  2. Posted January 30, 2009 at 2:47 pm | Permalink

    Is it possible to add the “subscribe to this comment thread via email” checkbox to your posts?

    Done :D