[TCML] Why Nikola Tesla was greatest geek who ever lived
dave_p at comcast.net
Sun May 20 18:35:43 MDT 2012
> I also sent it to a few non-TC building friends whom found it
> provocative and have a newfound dislike for Edison. As one
> friend replied "Too bad you had to work for His company most
> of your life". I worked for GE medical.
It ended up, as i understand it, with GE owning Edison,
rather than vice versa. GE found it useful to promote
'Edison the Founder' as PR ploy. Hint: look at who
hired C P Steinmetz and for what... Independently,
turns out Henry Ford was a huge Edison fan, with money
and energy to spin history.
The history is complex, fascinating and away from
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