"My Inventions and Other Writings" is a candid and illuminating autobiography of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), one of the most important technological ... Show synopsis "My Inventions and Other Writings" is a candid and illuminating autobiography of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), one of the most important technological innovators of the modern industrial age. Famous for the radio, robotics, and wireless energy, Tesla quickly gained international notoriety for his pioneering inventions as much for his eccentric life. Perhaps no one in his day more thoroughly embodied the archetype of the "mad scientist." This firsthand account reveals the fascinating interior life of a genius. In it we see a prodigious man musing over the Tesla coil, magnifying transmitter, transformer, and the rotating magnetic field. Written by the brilliant inventor himself, "My Inventions and Other Writings" is a fascinating window into the principles and practices of Tesla's singular world. Tesla's public rivalry with Thomas Edison, with whom he worked early on, fueled his celebrity. Here we witness the art and science behind the conception, execution, and reception of Tesla's most fame inventions. "My Inventions" is a classic with appeal to Tesla fans, science buffs, and historians alike.