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Miller, Sarah Caldicott

Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today

Miller, Sarah Caldicott - Inventing the Future: What Would Thomas Edison Be Doing Today, ebook

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Thomas Edison holds over a thousand patents in his name including the electric light bulb, the phonograph, and motion picture camera. He is considered the world’s third most prolific inventor with a work ethic and vision for the future that changed the modern world. Imagine what Edison would be possible of given the current advances in technology. This new book looks at how Edison would innovate today and how readers can find success in utilizing his methods. Each concept in the book is a 21st century expansion of actual inventions Edison commercialized in his lifetime. Author Sarah Miller Caldicott provides a well- researched, intriguing look at how Edison would address the following areas:
  • Sound and entertainment
  • Human Health
  • Alternative Energy
  • Software and 3D imaging
  • Human Intelligence

The book stimulates an individual’s ability to imagine what’s possible in the future regardless of obstacles or circumstances. It also includes five steps anyone can take to start thinking like an innovator in their work and offers a hands-on view of how creativity and risk-taking come together to design powerful concepts that create new markets.

Keywords: Business & Management Special Topics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
64 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118219867
Printed ISBN
9781118219881

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