Why the 1,000,000 mile Tesla Semi matters

In spite of all the debates the Tesla Semi announcement┬ákicked off over diesel vs electric, the wild speculation over battery packs that may range anywhere from just a few thousand pounds to up over 20,000, and the "Elon is only doing this to boost his stock price" investors (the percentage of whom are short $TSLA … Continue reading Why the 1,000,000 mile Tesla Semi matters

3D Printing, Selective Recycling, and Near-Infinite Reusability

Traditional manufacturing in its simplest form involves taking raw materials and transforming them through one or more processes into finished products. One such process is the taking of some large volume of a raw material and stripping it down into a single part. Hundreds or thousands of such parts are then combined and result in … Continue reading 3D Printing, Selective Recycling, and Near-Infinite Reusability

Self-driving cars are not the future

Imagine you're in the New York area in 1805. Traveling to Philadelphia takes you roughly a day and a half. You must stop to refuel - yourself, your companions, the horses, and so on along the way. Compared to today, travel is slow, uncomfortable, and fraught with risk. Only one century later, railroads have spread … Continue reading Self-driving cars are not the future