Who invented the hoverboard? Planet Money Podcast explains

Download or stream this interesting episode of the Planet Money podcast regarding the origins of the “hoverboard”:

The hottest toy this holiday season has no identifiable logo, no main distributor, and no widely agreed upon name.

So, today on the show, we set out to find who invented them. The process involves late night phone calls to Shenzhen, a high tech deconstruction project, and the purchase of a Planet Money hoverboard all our own. What we find might change the way you think about invention.

Author: Becky Stern

I love to make things and share them. I live in New York City and when I'm not making or publishing, I ride bikes and motorcycles. I love my pit bull dogs. I'm a full-time content creator and also teach part-time at SVA. Find me as @bekathwia on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

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