Tesla, Man Out of Time - Study Guide Chapter 7, Radio; Chapter 8, High Society Summary & Analysis

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This chapter opens with the discussion of "wireless." In this case, "wireless" meant the transmission and broadcasting of radio waves. This is another one of those technological inventions now frequently taken for granted. The emergence of wireless Ethernet, wireless telephones, and other wireless remote control devices are all a furtherance of this same type of transmission.

The author has also included a bit of information about noteworthy aspects of the scientist's mind. In the early 1890s, she said, he suffered from temporary partial amnesia apparently from the stress from his work. Earlier she had provided accounts of his descriptions of the ability to visualize, but also the phenomenon of his "visions," and a few other rare and puzzling qualitative perceptions with which the man simply lived. They did not cause him trouble but because his work was...

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