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How to Take Over the World

May 29, 2020

All of my Edison notes that didn't make it into Part 1 & Part 2, including:

  • Edison vs. Tesla
  • Edison vs. Elon Musk
  • Puritanism and Edison
  • How Edison Went Deaf (Maybe)

Sources:

Edison by Edmund Morris

The Wizard of Menlo Park by Randall Stross

The Thomas A Edison Papers - Rutgers University

Empires of Light by Jill...


May 22, 2020

How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in Michigan to become the most famous man of his age and one of the greatest inventors of all time? In part 2, we cover Edison's life from his invention of the light bulb to his death.

 

Sources:

Edison by Edmund Morris

The Wizard of Menlo Park by...