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Every significant invention has several characteristics. By definition it must be startling, unexpected, and must come into a world that is not prepared for it. . . . In a few wretched buildings, we created a whole new industry with international significance— Edwin H. Land, Inventor of the path-breaking instant camera and founder of Polaroid, Boston, 1947
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