Just under the wire: It’s Edison’s birthday!
February 11, 2008 Personal Stuff

Thomas EdisonI’ve been a little busy over the past several days, and I’ve neglected to post here as a result. This seems like an apt article for a gentle slide back into daily attention to this place.

I tend to fall into the Tesla camp when it comes to the greatest-inventor-of-this-era argument, and Tesla people tend to think of Thomas Edison as, well, kind of a dick. As I scrolled down the Top-10 list of little-known Edison facts at this link, I got a little worried that they’d left out the elephant-electrocution tidbit.

Thankfully, it’s #10.

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