Chris Duffield

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How Better Place Came to a Bitter End - MIT Technology Review

Better Place, which raised some $850 million to build a charging infrastructure for electric cars, said this week it will liquidate its assets after …

Why It’s Okay that Tesla Makes Cars for Rich People - MIT Technology Review

The U.S. Department of Energy has been criticized for loaning money to Tesla Motors because the company makes cars that only rich people can afford. …

Tesla Is Prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse - MIT Technology Review

Among the details CEO Elon Musk gave today about Tesla Motors’s new upgraded fast-charging network was this: Within a few years, it will have …

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In Defense of Henry Kissinger

He was the 20th century's greatest 19th-century statesman.<p>In the summer of 2002, during the initial buildup to the invasion of Iraq, which he supported, Henry Kissinger told me he was nevertheless concerned about the lack of critical thinking and planning for the occupation of a Middle Eastern …

Google blimps will carry wireless signal across Africa

Search giant Google is intending to build huge wireless networks across Africa and Asia, using high-altitude balloons and blimps.<p>The company is …

Why Tinder Has Us Addicted: The Dating App Gives You Mind-Reading Powers

Tinder, a dating app for the iPhone, has become so wildly popular in the six months since its launch that it’s already spawned its own malady: Tinderitis, or the sensation of having a sore thumb from swiping to approve or reject the faces of people offered up as potential date material.<p>Tinder has …

Climate research nearly unanimous on human causes, survey finds

A survey of thousands of peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals has found 97.1% agreed that climate change is caused by human activity.<p>Authors …

Eric Schmidt interview: 'You have to fight for your privacy or you will lose it'

What is the future of the online world? Robert Colvile meets Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt, the man who knows the answer.<p>In the car park of an upmarket country house hotel near Watford, the <b>Telegraph</b><b>’</b>s photographer is trying to get one of the world’s most powerful men to fall into a …

Search me: online reputation management Past scandals, bad photos, critical comments: the internet has a long memory. As the EU considers the 'right to be forgotten', we investigate the growing business of online reputation management – and learn how you can airbrush your own past http://bit.ly/14HGppY Photograph: Manuel Vazquez for the Guardian