Who is Thomas A. Edison

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.

Edison was raised in the American Midwest; early in his career he worked...
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  • Tweetz789: if i find 10,000 ways something won’t work, i haven’t failed. i am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.- thomas edison
  • Acleverchicken: “many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”– thomas a. edison
  • Tweetz789: if i find 10,000 ways something won’t work, i haven’t failed. i am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.- thomas edison
  • Gswsyndicate: i have friends in overalls whose friendship i would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world. ~thomas a. edison
  • Asahdiri: our greatest weakness lies in giving. the most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. – thomas a. edison
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Erica Valentin: the greatest inventor to help our lives. He changed our lives and without him we would have dull lives.

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LADY, in thy proud eyes
There is a weary look,
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Were daunted with rebuke
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Is read like a read book.
Lady, in thy lifted face
The solitude is sore;
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