Google aren't big enough to take on Govcorp quite yet, though that day is fast approaching as free energy is pretty much a leitmotif of the universe. Look at the constant expansion, the electromagnetic spectrum, zero point energy, vacuum energy and the light the light the light that is inexplicably in constant creation. The documentary is worth watching just to understand what a total weasel Thomas Edison was and how history has portrayed him as a hero as that's how capitalism works. It elevates the most profitable. Not the cleverest or the most free. Word.
And we all hope that in these times of the web, and people's new individuality, independence, and impatience inventors and innovators do not fall prey to the establishment as easy as in past times.
Fight for your disruptive ideas, publish them, discuss them, collect a community and likewise thinkers around you - in your department, company, organziation, and - of course - freelance life.)
Charles is a creative planner in the advertising business. He is based in Asia where he has worked for agencies as distant as Beijing and Singapore. He has a popular advertising blog in which he shares his day to day life and latest digital thinking. Twitter: @charlesfrith