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TechShop Puts High-tech Dreams Within Reach

Square, a business app and card reader, makes it possible to do credit card transactions through cell phones. But what made Square possible? Retired lawyer Maurice Mountain uses a CNC Router to produce a prototype of his Presto Emergency Boat Ladder.  He's planning to mass produce his invention, a small folding ladder that can be clipped on the side of a boat to assist people who fall into the water. “I think it encourages innovation," he said. "I think people who...

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