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Is Elon Musk Today’s Thomas Edison?
Robinson O’Brien-Bours, 8/13/13
Thomas Edison is widely regarded as the greatest inventor of his time, accumulating over 1,000 U.S. patents to his name. Today, inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk is quickly working to have as much of an impact on the world as his hero did.
At the dawn of the 20th century, Edison’s inventions forever changed the course of human history. His incandescent light bulb robbed the night of darkness worldwide and is today a staple of civilization. His phonograph and motion picture camera gave birth to recorded music, the film industry, and a new era of mass communications. He fathered the modern industrialized world by creating a system to bring electric power to homes and businesses. He changed our way of life.
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