the following has some interesting Tesla info:
>From: "Leo C." <mintowheel@...>
>Date: 2006/11/27 Mon PM 08:27:28 CST
>Subject: [free_energy] Re: Lord Kelvin meets Nikola Tesla
>--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Michael Flora" <infinet.llc@...>
>> I understand that in the recent movie _The Prestige_, Tesla is a minor
>> character. He is played by none other than... David Bowie!!!
>> "I, madam, I made radio. So I dared! Am I mad? Am I? - attributed
>> to Marconi or Tesla
>Speaking of Tesla,
>Anyone read Bruce Sterling's biographical sketch of Tesla in the
>latest issue of make?
>I love Sterling's writing, including this short piece. An interesting
>balance of admiration for Tesla's great imagination and independent
>spirit, and pity for Tesla's increasing disconnection from reality in
>his last days.
>Sterling doesn't suggest this, but I wonder if perhaps Tesla was a
>high-functioning autistic? Tesla's ability to hold highly detailed
>schematics of very complex device designs in his mind, and his
>aloofness to social convention, makes me think that he had a different
>kind of mind.