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        Keeping Ice Frozen Before Refrigeration | How We Got to Now: Cold

        Explode the myth of the “Eureka moment” in innovation with this clip from How We Got to Now with host Steven Johnson. In 1805, moving ice long distances was impossible. But a young Bostonian, Frederic Tudor, was determined to solve the problem. While Tudor’s first attempts to ship ice from New England to the U.S. South and the Caribbean initially failed, he kept track of his ideas and observations for how to ship ice effectively, as well as developments in related industries, and eventually built one of the first successful companies in what became a huge new industry.


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