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January 26, 2012 | Tom Ballard

Edison wins over Jobs by more than 2 to 1

The Lemelson-MIT Invention Index is a self-proclaimed “annual survey that gauges Americans’ perceptions about invention and innovation.” The latest survey asked 1,000 respondents between the ages of 16 and 25 various questions about invention, innovation and modern technology, including this doozy: “Who’s the greatest innovator of all time?” And, the winner was . . .