Seeking To Replicate The Success Of His New York Electric Central Station Throughout The United States And In Europe And Latin America, Thomas A Edison Vowed To Become A Business Man For A Year This Bold Decision Began A Remarkable Transition Period For America S Greatest Inventive Thinker The Seventh Volume Of Edison S Papers Chronicles The Profound Changes In His Professional And Personal Life, Including The Unexpected Death Of His Wife It Concludes With Edison Returning To The Laboratory To Develop New Communications Technology.
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long lasting, practical electric light bulb Dubbed The Wizard of Menlo Park now Edison, New Jersey by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large teamwork to the process of invention, and therefore is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.Edison is considered one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 U.S patents in his name, as well as many patents in the United Kingdom, France and Germany He is credited with numerous inventions that contributed to mass communication and, in particular, telecommunications His advanced work in these fields was an outgrowth of his early career as a telegraph operator Edison originated the concept and implementation of electric power generation and distribution to homes, businesses, and factories a crucial development in the modern industrialized world His first power station was on Manhattan Island, New York.
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- The Papers of Thomas A. Edison: Losses and Loyalties, April 1883–December 1884
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