Farewell, Artur Fisher, inventor of the synchronized flash

“What Bill Gates was to the personal computer, Artur Fischer is to do-it-yourself home repair,” writes Der Spiegel. From the drywall anchor to the synchronized flash to Fischertechnik kits for kids, Mr. Fisher’s 1,100 patents (averaging 16 per year for decades!) enriched countless lives. Here’s a quick overview of his amazing career:


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