One of the classic Christmas holiday movies is Ben Hur (1960). I remember I watched it with my father around Christmas-time one year in the 1970s. The movie is an historical epic drama which portrays a wealthy Palestinian Jewish merchant who clashes with the Romans at the time of Christ. Ben Hur´s actions sends him… Continue reading From the Chariots of Ben Hur to Automatic-Driving Cars
Elon Musk has hinted for years that Tesla really is about disruption through new battery technology, and today the corporation launched an energy division, Tesla Energy. After years of speculation, Tesla announced a series of battery systems for homes, utilities, and businesses, and the batteries are all under the umbrella of the new division. Elon… Continue reading Tesla Launches Energy Division to Disrupt Home Energy Usage
A couple of months ago, I wrote an article about The Rebirth of the Car, and I mentioned Elon Musk´s company Tesla Motors in California as one of the up-and-coming new niche players. Tesla Motor has done many things “right”, from how they work with innovation to how they in June opened up their patent… Continue reading Electric Cars for Western Europe
Over the past few days I’ve been reading with great interest about a new hypothetical type of high speed ground transportation. Dubbed the ‘Hyperloop’, this near supersonic system of pods and tubes could one day see passengers, freight and even cars being transported the 610km between Los Angeles and San Francisco in an astonishing 30… Continue reading Hyperloop – A transport revolution?
Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans and we have written about him before on this blog, as the 21st Century Innovator. In this TED talk, the founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which include a mass-marketed electric… Continue reading The mind behind Tesla SpaceX and SolarCity
"I would like to die on Mars; just not on impact." – Elon Musk In this blog post, I present one of the most enigmatic and interesting innovators of the new millennium, Elon Musk. The post is about his achievements and about the innovation he has created, why it has worked, in some cases not… Continue reading 21st Century Innovator