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The Invention of Dr. NakaMats

  • Runtime: 57 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Inventions & Innovations


Director Kaspar Astrup Schroder offers this portrait of prolific Japanese inventor Yoshiro Nakamatsu), who holds over 3,000 patents at the age of 81, and plans to double that number by living to the age of 144. In addition to becoming a cult figure as the inventor of such items as the floppy disc and the digital watch, Nakamatsu also earned an Ig Nobel Prize for Nutrition for his ongoing efforts to document and analyze every meal he consumed over the course of 34 years. Curiously, Nakamatsu claims that...more