Happy 164th Birthday Thomas Edison!
Many people may not realize it (whether it’s from lack of education, or not paying attention in school, or not having the proper education), but the world owes you an INCREDIBLE amount of gratitude for what you have done!!!
How could we exist without music?!
Yes, there are great music composers out there, but we would have none of this if it wasn’t for YOU!
Listening to mp3s today and having movies with sound and background music.
You are incredible.
A short biography from Wikipedia :
Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) 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. Edison is considered one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as many patents in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany.
O_O 1,093 patents only in the USA, and more in Europe?! Talk about having love of science and genius 😀
His mind wandered in class, and his teacher called him “addled”. A little confidence booster for those who don’t get wonderful grades or aren’t excelling in school.
In the next video you can see his first recording on the phonograph…!! Something that had never been done before, to actually record and playback your voice!
Awww, he was cute when he was young. ^^
“Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.”
– Thomas Alva Edison, September 1932
- Thomas Edison 164th birthday marked by Google Doodle: 10 things you need to know about the American inventor (mirror.co.uk)