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Bill Gates’ Take on Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison kept inventing things for a long, long time. Several of his inventions, including the first silent film, occurred when he was in his 50s. He didn’t obtain his last (1,093rd) patent until age 83. Among Edison’s admirers is Bill Gates, who says the inventor … Continue reading

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52-Year-Old Entrepreneur Shoots for the Moon

Naveen Jain is a co-founder of Moon Express, Inc., one of several companies in the Google Lunar X Prize competition, in which privately funded teams will try to put robots on the moon by 2016.  In an interview with the Los Angeles Times’ … Continue reading

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