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Old 16th February 2012, 09:57 PM   #51
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As I recall, Edison himself said that his work was "99% perspiration and 1% inspiration".
Yes, my analogy with Steve Jobs was not flippant- Edison's genius (and Jobs's as well) was recognizing products people wanted before they knew they wanted them.
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Old 16th February 2012, 10:17 PM   #52
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So he should have blown the wad on Westinghouse's product?

Westinghouse did not invent AC nor was he nearly as successful as Edison.

Kind of ironic bashing DC on a site that converts AC into usable DC for projects isn't it?
Me tinks you should work on your reading comprehension and review who was actually doing the bashing ...
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Old 16th February 2012, 10:36 PM   #53
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DC bashing? I love DC, but not for power transmission. (Edison couldnt even get power to the top floor of the Empire state building from the main floor). We use DC for what its good at, and AC for what its good at. Edison never got that.
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Old 16th February 2012, 11:23 PM   #54
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What is common knowledge today was not so during Edison's time , you need to be a bit more cogent when discussing these things ...
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Old 17th February 2012, 12:07 AM   #55
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What does that even mean?

Stick to posting smilies.

I assume your talking to me, if not disregard this post!

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Old 17th February 2012, 12:10 AM   #56
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Old 17th February 2012, 12:53 AM   #57
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Typical a.wayne response > :deer ::yinyan g::d evily: :knight ::fem ale:
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I think you misspelled that.
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Can you do GloBug for impersonating a mod? The mix of colours in all those icons is horrible, but not against forum rules. He slipped in a Cop, so you can get him for the forum equivalent of tax evasion.
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He slipped in a Cop, so you can get him for the forum equivalent of tax evasion.
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