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  • Wireless challenge to 'future-proof' NBN A TECHNOLOGY guru who has been described as the Thomas Edison of Silicon Valley claims to have developed a new wireless technology that could one day rival the download speeds on the National Broadband Network.

    The Australian | News |

  • I'd go so far as to paraphrase Thomas Edison and say that good writing is 1% inspiration and 99% structure.

    Susan Kim: The Fiction of Nonfiction TV

  • HOLMES: Well, he's been called the Thomas Edison of our time.

    CNN Transcript Jan 9, 2010

  • When I think of inventors or innovators, I picture exalted folks such as Thomas Edison and Eli Whitney, the type of figures phone book-size biographies are written about.

    A profile in precociousness

  • And you never even heard of individuals such as Thomas Edison?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Heather Wilhelm Responds to her Critics

  • But then right after that is some of our historical treasures such as Thomas Edison's home, as well as the Henry Ford home.

    CNN Transcript Aug 13, 2004

  • Inventors such as Thomas Edison fit the quadrant of searching for relevant knowledge to solve an applied problem, but without any attempt to expand our general understanding of phenomena.

    JND.org

  • I am most sorry for the passing of Fred Morrison, a genius-inventor of the caliber of greats such as Thomas Edison or Eli Whitney!

    The Student Operated Press

  • These were several years before the work of competing inventors such as Thomas Edison and Auguste and Louis Lumière.

    DC's

  • The Hotel Del Coronado was built in 1887 and has had notable guests such as Thomas Edison, Babe Ruth and Charlie Chaplin.

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