Elon Musk

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The slow rise of electric vehicles in Kenya

While not something that one encounters every day, electric vehicles (EVs) have already made their presence in Kenya. There are even some startups that are making a huge bet on the same.

Corporations could be allowed to own territory in space

Diplomatic manoeuvring can be expected over the coming months as the USA seeks support for its attempt to redirect international space resources law.

Elon Musk's Starlink satellites will cause light pollution and space junk

By 2025 Elon Musk wants to launch 12,000 satellites and corner the global Internet market. What will be lost is earth-based astronomy, the idea that space belongs to us all and the beauty of a starry sky.

The science behind the SpaceX astronaut launch

To intercept the International Space Station (ISS), the SpaceX capsule must match the station’s speed, altitude and inclination. Here's is the science behind that.

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind

The mind-reading systems by Facebook and Neuralink could affect our privacy, security, identity, equality and personal safety. Do we really want all that left to companies with philosophies such as that of Facebook’s former mantra, “move fast and break things”?

Neuralink's new brain implant

Elon Musk announced that his company Neuralink plans to implant electrodes into the brains of people with paralysis by 2020. Aim: create assistive technology for people who can’t move or are unable to communicate.

We don’t need Elon Musk

Our 'Tony Stark' image of tech moguls is obscuring the talent and toil of ordinary workers, and inflating the egos of the bosses.