Nikola Tesla was ahead of his time.
He had over 700 patents to his name and at some point, Patents’ office refused to grant a patent to him because his invention was too inconceivable.
Of course, Tesla actually built the model to show them that it was possible.
This was the ‘wireless’ controlled device. Tesla used this technology on a wireless boat in a pool at Madison Square.
Tesla actually discovered the radio communication two years before Guglielmo Marconi.
Many of his inventions still form the ‘basis’ of everything we build in our modern society.
If you think you can outsmart Tesla, think again. He even conceived of ‘wireless current’ long before people even got used to the Alternate Current (which is what we use to this day).
History.com captures Tesla’s accomplishments in one paragraph (although it does not capture all): “Tesla invented electric oscillators, meters, improved lights and the high-voltage transformer known as the Tesla coil. He also experimented with X-rays, gave short-range demonstrations of radio communication two years before Guglielmo Marconi and piloted a radio-controlled boat around a pool in Madison Square Garden.”
Fiat is the modern day Direct Current
The Fiat system that we are living on is the modern day DC.
Edison had to build DC stations every 2 miles just to transport the unsustainable and unreliable DC.
Similarly, to make the unsustainable fiat work we use banks and institutions to keep it alive.
Now, the modern day electricity that we use is Alternate Current (AC) and it does not need power stations built every 2 miles and could be transported to long distances using wires.
What is even more crazy is that Tesla had built a ‘Wireless Current’ (WC) lab that was purportedly destroyed at JP Morgan’s behest because WC could mean ‘end of profits’.
Take that in for a second. Wireless Current that’s made available to anyone anywhere in the world.
That was the basic fallacy of Tesla’s lack of business acumen. You see, JP Morgan had already invested millions of dollars in laying out electric wires in the hope of profits.
Then Tesla goes on to propose a new electric system that does not need wires or anyone to ‘bill’ for the free energy.
Of course, this did not appeal to JP Morgan.
If Nikola Tesla had married his idea with the ‘profit’ equation solved, we might have been using WC by now.
Similar to Tesla, many good hearted idealists have walked this earth and they all proposed some radical ideas to change the world.
They too were missing the ‘profit’ equation. For instance, the idea of Blockchain was proposed as far back as 1958.
Nothing happened because it was missing the ‘profit – reward’ equation.
Bitcoin married the ideology with commerce. Bitcoin is that WC but with the ‘profits’ equation solved.
Think about it.
Anyone can become their own bank. Anyone can use it to conduct commerce with anyone around the world. And anyone participating in this ecosystem is rewarded with ‘mining fees’.
What good reason do we need banks once Bitcoin becomes the norm?
Bitcoin will not make banks disappear. They serve a purpose, just like the batteries that we use in 1000s of devices do, in spite of AC.
Conspiracies abound Tesla and Bitcoin alike
Nikola Tesla had 700 patents to his name. He gave us all the light that we enjoy today. He made wireless systems possible.
He is even claimed to have invented a ‘death ray’ that could melt tankers from 200 mile distance. No one knows the truth of this claim.
However, it is a known fact that after Tesla died in 1943, all of his life work was confiscated by the United States government. History.com reports “representatives of the U.S. government’s Office of Alien Property seized many documents relating to the brilliant and prolific 86-year-old inventor’s work.”
No one knows what was hidden in those documents that contained the life-work of Tesla.
Remember, he was the guy who invented wireless control devices in 1898 and he died in 1943.
What did he invent in the interim 45 years?
Similarly, we do not know who the real Satoshi Nakamoto is today. We do not know if he/she/it/they are alive or dead.
We do not know if the supposed Million Bitcoins in Satoshi’s wallet will ever be moved (that could hint Satoshi is alive).
But it doesn’t matter.
Same as what Nikola Tesla did with his inventions and forever changed the world with the gift of AC, Satoshi might have altered the course of the financial world for good with Bitcoin.
Tesla foresaw his destiny and he captured it in a beautiful quote: “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.”
That quote rings true for Tesla as much as it does for Bitcoin.
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