Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla

Matthew Inman’s fundraiser for a museum dedicated to Nikola Tesla hit its $850,000 goal in less than a week. While the fundraiser never received the corporate sponsorship Inman initially hoped for, it did get two sponsors who pitched in $33,333 each. A nonprofit group named the Tesla Wardenclyffe Project Inc. had been trying for years to buy Wardenclyffe, the site of one of Tesla’s old laboratories, in Shoreham, Long Island. The company that owns the property, the Agfa Corporation, had asked $1.6 million for the 16 acres of land. Read the full story at ARS Technica.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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