Who’s that guy with the big ol’ head full of knowledge? It’s Thomas Alva Edison! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Thomas Alva Edison! Check out my original HAPPY BIRTHDAY THOMAS EDISON post – lots of fun knowledge about the guy that was sometimes a pretty big jerkface! Still, HAPPY 164th Birthday, Tommy Boy!
Hey, is that a personified version of Thomas Edison’s commercialized incandescent lamp? HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Edison’s commercialized tungsten incandescent lamp! Technically, Edison’s patent was filed the following January 27 of 1880, but today in 1879 Edison got 13 hours and 32 minutes out of his lamp’s tests and experiments. Regardless of Edison’s politics and behavior, you […]incandescent lamp, lamp, light bulb, Thomas Alva Edison
Who’s that dude with Tommy Edison there? Wait, is that Dr. Miller Reese Hutchison? Hey, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Dr. Miller Reese Hutchison! Miller Hutchison (born late August 6, 1876, died February 16, 1944) was an inventor for Edison at the Menlo Park lab, one of dozens of people that Edison called his “muckers.” What a crappy name […]Dr. Miller Reese Hutchison, History, inventors, lighting, Menlo Park, muckers, New Jersey, Thomas Alva Edison, West Orange
What the fu-IS THAT WILLIAM KENNEDY LAURIE DICKSON? HAPPY BIRTHDAY, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson! This guy William Kennedy Laurie Dickson (what a long name, dude!) is an important guy in our history – one of the many underappreciated peeps that I keep digging up and trying to give my little bit of credit on their […]film, kinetophone, kinetoscope, moving pictures, Thomas Alva Edison, William Kennedy Laurie Dickson
Francis Robbins Upton! Happy Birthday, dude! That guy is straight out of Deadwood! Yes, I like to also recognize obscure yet related industry people on JimOnLight.com – they are the people behind the people. The people that were doing the thing that we all strive to do now – carve the path. Francis Robbins Upton […]Francis Robbins Upton, light bulb, mathematician, Menlo Park, physicist, pioneer, Thomas Alva Edison, Thomas Edison
Honey, where’s my car ke-OMG, IS THAT THOMAS ALVA EDISON? HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Thomas Alva Edison! DUDE! It’s the “Wizard of Menlo Park!!!” (actually Tommy’s birthday was yesterday, but I had a gig and I was gone all day so don’t say anything) TOMMAAAAAY! So, those of you who know Tommy A. Edison (February 11, 1847 […]alternating current, direct current, electric chair, electric trains, George Westinghouse, happy birthday, Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Alva Edison, Thomas Edison