Thursday, October 15, 2009
The Eli Whitney Project
Recently I came across a post on Reddit.com where someone named KarmaAunt (not to be confused with Karmanaut) wrote how he or she was excited by the fact that the person who replaced Paul Wolfowitz at the World Bank was a person named Eli Whitney Debevoise II, due to the fact that Eli Whitney was such a common answer so exams during his or her youth. After posting a comment pretending to be the person in question, I realized that discovering novel people named Eli Whitney is an endeavor one can be proud of. Thus the Eli Whitney Project was born. Every so often I will bring to your awareness a notable person who shares the Eli Whitney namesake. Surely there are other great people living in the shadow of the Cotton Gin King who deserve recognition for their own exciting accomplishments.