Tesla, Man Out of Time - Chapter 3, Immigrants of Distinction; Chapter 4, At the Court of Mr. Edison Summary & Analysis

Margaret Cheney
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This chapter begins with a humbling yet significant set of events. Tesla gets a job that is neither that of cleric or military officer. This is viewed as helpful after the card playing years.

He manages, with help, to obtain work at a telegraph office in Hungary. Doing so, he is participating in a "new age" of communications technology.

He is later given the opportunity to work for Edison's company, which is superb, except for one thing. Tesla, at this time, though still rather young has already begun to develop alternating current. Thomas Edison was very emotionally attached to direct current, and was known to have been very closed to the solution of a problem they were having, which Tesla saw as imminent and harboring...

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