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About Steve Hanley

Steve Hanley Steve writes about the interface between technology and sustainability from his home in Rhode Island and anywhere else the Singularity may take him. His muse is Charles Kuralt -- "I see the road ahead is turning. I wonder what's around the bend?" You can follow him on Google + and on Twitter.



Author Archives: Steve Hanley

Laura Ingraham Reveals The Hatred, Bigotry, & Racism That Defines Trump’s America

August 13th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Laura Ingraham has become wealthy by peddling her hate-filled spew on Fox News. Sometimes you have to wonder if the cast of characters that network features really believe the awful things they say or whether they are just highly paid actors who have perfected the art of purveying their toxic stew of venom and bile on screen, only to return to being normal human beings when the camera is off


20 Suitors Who Might Marry Elon Musk & Tesla

August 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Some people seem to thrive on turbulent times. Others prefer tranquility. Elon Musk is definitely in the first group. He seems to be happiest when things around him are in chaos — or at least, that's where he shines. If so, he must be ecstatic and glowing brightly at the moment. After tweeting last week that he might take Tesla private, the news media has been awash with guesses, wild ass guesses, and far-fetched speculation about who might be interested in walking Tesla and Elon down the aisle in a financial marriage that could have international implications


Australian Renewable Energy Policy Faces Day Of Reckoning On August 10th

August 9th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

August 10th is the day the Turnbull government has set for a new National Energy Guarantee to be agreed to by all of Australia's states. Things aren't going well. In the lead-up to Friday's meeting, officials for the state of Queensland are saying they will reject the plan if their target of 50% renewables by 2030 is threatened by the NEG.


Tesla Model 3 & Model S Have Mixed Results In IIHS Tests

August 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

In real-world driving tests conducted by IIHS, the Tesla Model 3 and Model S were the only cars in the group that failed to slow enough during automatic emergency braking to avoid hitting a stationary car in the road. But in other tests, they outperformed the competition.


The Lithium Metal Battery Is (Almost) Here

August 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Pellion Technologies of Woburn, Massachusetts is the first company to sell lithium metal batteries to commercial customers. They aren't ready for electric cars or grid storage yet, but may be precursors to the batteries of the future.



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