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Norman Joseph Woodland

Norman Joseph Woodland, also known as N. Joseph Woodland and N. J. Woodland (September 6, 1921 – December 9, 2012) was best known as one of the inventors of the barcode, for which he received a patent in October 1952. [1]

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Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known as Alzheimer disease, or just Alzheimer's, accounts for 60% to 70% of cases of dementia.

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Atlantic City High School

Atlantic City High School is a four-year public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades in Atlantic City, in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the Atlantic City School District.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, known for its casinos, boardwalk and beach.

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Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science (B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc or Bc.; less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B. from the Latin Scientiæ Baccalaureus) or a Science Degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years.

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Barcode

A barcode is an optical machine-readable representation of data relating to the object to which it is attached.

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Bernard Silver

Bernard Silver (September 21, 1924 – August 28, 1963) was an early developer of barcode technology alongside Norman Joseph Woodland.

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Drexel University

Drexel University is a private research university with three campuses in Philadelphia and one in Sacramento, California.

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Edgewater, New Jersey

Edgewater is a borough located along the Hudson River in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993, and the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–1989).

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IBM

International Business Machines Corporation (commonly referred to as IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York.

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Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II.

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Margalit Fox

Margalit Fox (born 1961) is an American writer for The New York Times, and other publications, and is a book author.

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Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies the principles of engineering, physics, and materials science for the design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems.

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Morse code

Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.

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National Inventors Hall of Fame

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) is an American not-for-profit organization dedicated to the inventors and their inventions.

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National Medal of Technology and Innovation

The National Medal of Technology and Innovation (formerly the National Medal of Technology) is an honor granted by the President of the United States to American inventors and innovators who have made significant contributions to the development of new and important technology.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson (mainly) and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about west of Knoxville.

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Philco

Philco, (founded as Helios Electric Company, renamed Philadelphia Storage Battery Company) was a pioneer in battery, radio, and television production.

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RCA

RCA Corporation, founded as the Radio Corporation of America, was an American electronics company in existence from 1919 to 1986.

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Scout (Scouting)

A Scout (in some countries a Boy Scout, Girl Scout or Pathfinder) is a boy or a girl, usually 11–18 years of age, participating in the worldwide Scouting movement.

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Sound film

A sound film is a motion picture with synchronized sound, or sound technologically coupled to image, as opposed to a silent film.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The News & Observer

The News & Observer is the regional daily newspaper of the Research Triangle area of the U.S. state of North Carolina.

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Universal Product Code

The Universal Product Code (UPC) is a barcode symbology (i.e., a specific type of barcode) that is widely used in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and in other countries for tracking trade items in stores.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Joseph_Woodland

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