TEDxBaltimore: Technology Contributions by Underrepresented Minorities

February 6, 2015

Technology contributions by underrepresented minorities – Jim West elaborates on the extensive technology contributions of minority scientists and researchers.

Jim is on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University. He is a co-inventor of the foil electret microphone, found in 90% of phones, camcorders, and other electronic devices. He spent 40 years at Bell Laboratories where he received the organization’s highest honor, being named a Bell Laboratories Fellow.

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