What Edison’s Coal Power Plant Can Teach Us About Failure

Thomas Edison portrait (Public domain)

There was a time in London when people went out of their way to stroll through the Holborn Viaduct district. They would walk blocks off of their normal beaten path to lay eyes upon the fantastical new lights that were blazing over the streets. Electricity. It was like magic to…

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