The 20 Most Notable Engineers of All Time | High Tech History

You’ve probably never really thought about electricity very hard. But consider how quickly things jumped ahead just after the invention of the telegraph and Michael Faraday & James Clerk Maxwell’s work on electricity. Eventually wireless telegraphy, wireless radio and vacuum tubes would all crowd one another in the imaginations of a few budding inventors. I’m thinking of guys like Lee De Forest Edwin and Howard Armstrong the fellows chiefly responsible for creating circuits for radio receivers, without which radio transmitters would have been useless over long distances. Read On: