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In American Genesis, which covers the century of technological innovation in the United States beginning in 1876, Thomas Hughes assigns special prominence to Thomas Edison as archetype of the independent nineteenth-century inventor. However, Hughes virtually ignores Edison’s famous contemporary and notorious adversary in the field of electric light and power, George Westinghouse. This comparative neglect of Westinghouse is consistent with other recent historians’ works, although it marks an intriguing departure from the prevailing view during the inventors’ lifetimes (and for decades afterward) of Edison and Westinghouse as the two “pioneer innovators ” of the electrical industry.

My recent reevaluation of Westin-house, facilitated by materials found in railroad archives, suggests that while Westinghouse and Edison shared important traits as inventors, they differed markedly in their approach to the business aspects of innovation. For Edison as an inventor, novelty was always paramount: the overriding goal of the business of innovation was simply to generate funding for new inventions. Edison therefore undertook just enough sales, product development, and manufacturing to accomplish this. Westinghouse, however, shared the attitudes of the railroads and other industries for whom he developed innovations: product development standardization, system and order were top priorities. Westinghouse thus better exemplifies the systematic approach to technological development that would become a hallmark of modern corporate research and development.

The author of the passage implies that the shift away from the views of Westinghouse’s contemporaries should be regarded as


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当前版本由 感觉自己萌萌哒 更新于2015-12-31 11:44:35 感谢由 感觉自己萌萌哒 对此题目的解答所做出的贡献。

题目问对于Westinghouse观点的转变,是什么态度,定位第一段最后:This comparative neglect of Westinghouse is consistent with other recent historians’ works, although it marks an intriguing departure from the prevailing view during the inventors’ lifetimes (and for decades afterward) of Edison and Westinghouse as the two “pioneer innovators ” of the electrical industry.

与w成就的忽视相对比,认为w与爱迪生是电气工业时代最杰出的两个先锋,这个观点被认为是有趣的,虽然背离了主流思想。可以看到对于w态度的转变还是很意外的,但是是承认了W的成就的。

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    275476gao

    although it marks an intriguing departure from the prevailing view
    尽管它标志着与主流观点的有趣背离
    
    The author of the passage implies that the shift away from the views of Westinghouse’s contemporaries should be regarded as surprising, given the stature that Westinghouse once had.
    
    这篇文章的作者暗示,考虑到W曾经拥有的地位,从W同时代人的观点的转变应该被认为是令人惊讶的。
    0 0 回复 2022-05-12 19:46:38
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    1391435mmkv

    題目的問法跟作者的態度有關 
    C只是單純的寫出當時候時代的看法 E的話有作者的態度在裡面
    所以E比較好
    0 0 回复 2022-05-10 21:27:44
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    972119nih

    TH:TE∈inventors × GW∈=recent & dep past
              ↘dif:TE→innovation VS GW→standard
    0 0 回复 2022-05-03 14:48:40
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    730以上

    这题有另外一个答案是C。属于有争议。有人说专门上过GWD课,课堂上答案是C
    2 0 回复 2018-03-06 17:53:56
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      956794jnjtw回复 730以上

      我感觉是 因为E的surprising我怎么都读不出来

      0 0 回复 2021-04-21 11:54:08

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      594819kjfu回复730以上

      intriguing 有趣的

      0 0 回复 2021-04-21 15:29:39

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      167251xglp回复 730以上

      官网模考第三套中的题,答案是E

      0 0 回复 2022-02-04 21:59:20

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