|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
I agree with you; Tesla was an amazing man.
But I disagree with the narrative you linked in one respect: having an earth-shattering, world-changing idea, but forgetting to write it down is really dumb.
Having a raft of of them, but failing to have the nounce to employ a doucheXXX to monetize them for you, is really, really dumb.
My Dad's favorite aphorism: it takes all sorts to make the world.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority". The enemy of (IT) success is complexity.
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice. Suck that fhit