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RE: Tesla Related Article
Original poster: <davep@xxxxxxxx>
> There was a book published fairly recently called 'Empires of Light'
> which documents the power struggles (both political and electrical)
> between Edison (GE) and Westinghouse..
> I had heard of the various things that had been done by Edison to try
> and push Westinghouse (and Tesla) out of the picture, but I had not
> realized the length he would go through to 'sieze the market' (so to
...and Westinghouse and Tesla gave as good as they got.
arguably, better, as 'AC' WAS adopted and spread.
Notably Tesla would do 'AC is safe demos' surrounding himself
with spoarks to 'prove' that 'AC is safe'