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Will Brexit Cripple Automobile Manufacturing in the UK?
Brexit has been one of the most discussed topics in the UK in the past year. The implications of a deal or no-deal consensus between the UK and EU will affect every facet of the economy due to the multi-level trade agreements the country has had with EU member states for decades. More specifically, a no-deal Brexit will certainly impact the vehicle manufacturing industry.
Perovskite-based Solar Cells: The Future of Solar Power Technology in the UK
Against the backdrop of climate change and rising global emissions from fossil fuels, Europe, like the rest of the world, is grappling with the urgent need to implement renewable technology to meet its current and future energy demands.
Intel’s Loihi CPU: A Neuromorphic Chip Modelled on the Human Brain
Neuroscience, with its huge volume of complex interactions, is a field that offers an enormous amount of insight for the potential of hardware architectures and algorithms. The behaviors and properties of biological neurons have, to date, proven difficult to model let alone replicate. However, while the vast majority of biological neuron interactions will remain a mystery for some time, simplified abstractions of neural networks are now possible.
The Components That Make Smart Clothes Possible
Smart clothing may already be here, but it will take a while before the average person is reading their heart rate statistics through the very fibres of their jumper. For now, let’s discuss the components and engineering considerations involved that, once mastered, could eventually commercialise this latest breakthrough in wearable tech.
Why We’re Stuck with Lithium-ion Batteries (Maybe Forever)
Lithium-ion batteries not only mark the present–they may well be the future, too. Consumer demand, especially in the EV industry, is both pressuring and incentivizing manufacturers such as Tesla to keep the power supplies alive and kicking for the foreseeable future.
From Startups to Tesla: Engineer and Entrepreneur Tom Jensen Talks Leadership
After heading up three separate startups, Tom Jensen witnessed Tesla's Model S launch after taking on a senior management role in the company's test infrastructure team. Through it all, he learned that the best startups and teams benefit from a great leader.
Tesla’s Powerpacks Are a Breakthrough in Power Storage Technology
Tesla launched their Powerpacks just two years ago, and many skeptics have voiced their opinions on the supposed newfound solution to power storage for cities. But in spite of this opposition, these pieces of technology more than live up to the hype from 2016.