Comments on: Creating the Twentieth Century Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact http://www.vaclavsmil.com/creating-the-twentieth-century-technical-innovations-of-1867-1914-and-their-lasting-impact/ Distinguished Professor Emeritus Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:51 +0000 hourly 1 By: Edison’s Revenge | DemandSideSolutions http://www.vaclavsmil.com/creating-the-twentieth-century-technical-innovations-of-1867-1914-and-their-lasting-impact/#comment-46 Thu, 13 Jan 2011 02:07:58 +0000 http://smil.olibro.com/?p=70#comment-46 [...] Edison regarding AC vs. DC power distribution. Smil summarizes the battle nicely in his book “Creating the 20th Century“. In hindsight it’s easy question Edison’s judgment, a no-brainer in favor of AC, [...]

]]>
By: Bill Gates Reviews “Energy Myths and Realities” | Vaclav Smil http://www.vaclavsmil.com/creating-the-twentieth-century-technical-innovations-of-1867-1914-and-their-lasting-impact/#comment-35 Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:29:39 +0000 http://smil.olibro.com/?p=70#comment-35 [...] favorite Smil book, Creating the Twentieth Century (and its companion, Transforming the Twentieth Century) chronicles the inventions of the last 150 [...]

]]>