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Alexander Graham Bell

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What Was Thomas Edison Really Good At?

Edison’s real gift may have been identifying things that could be improved.

Inventing the Telephone

Today is the birthday of Alexander Graham Bell. He never set out to invent the telephone. His mom and wife were deaf, so Bell was more concerned with devices that could help those who were hearing-impaired. The result was the telephone, a device that changed the world in ways that neither he nor those around […]

Preparing for a Great 2012

“Only you can control your future.” — Dr. Seuss Last night we went to a Japanese restaurant, the kind where the chef puts on a show while cooking your dinner right in front of you. His showmanship was one thing, but what really impressed me was the preparation. Great care had gone into cutting the […]