Episode 2: Tesla's Vision

Nikola Tesla invented everything from the AC induction motor to the Tesla coil. He is one of the most underrated geniuses from history. Tesla's inventions completely changed the way we perceive the world, and 60 years after his death, inspired a small car company in California to name their entire business after him.

Resources

History of Tesla Motors

Nikola Tesla (History.com)

Nikola Tesla Timeline

Nikola Tesla's Autobiography

Edison vs Westinghouse: A Shocking Rivalry (Smithsonian.com)

Martin Eberhard and Mark Tarpenning

History of the Toyota Prius (Toyota)

AC Propulsion T-Zero (Clean Technica)

The Making of Tesla: Invention, Betrayal, and the Birth of the Roadster (Business Insider)

Tesla's Origin Story in One Giant Infographic. (Visual Capitalist)

Eberhard says 'Uncle' in Tesla Lawsuit (Wired)

Elon Musk Forced to Step Down as Chairman of Tesla, Remains CEO (The Verge)

Credits

Executive Producer & Host: Kristofor Lawson.

Mixing & Production by James Parkinson.

Jasmine Mee Lee is our assistant producer.

Artwork by Andrew Millist.

Theme Music by Nic Buchanan.

Other music in the episode from Breakmaster Cylinder, and our ad music comes from Epidemic Sound.

Transcript

A full transcript will be available shortly.

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