Mike Brown

Mike Brown is a London-based writer with a passion for tech, politics, and photography. After studying Journalism at Columbia University in New York, he returned to the UK to cover the news as it happens around Europe. His work has been featured in IBTimes, Neowin, Building Magazine, and more. Email him at mike.brown@inverse.com
do the math
SpaceX Starlink: How Musk could pay for his audacious Mars city in 30 years
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Elon Musk wants to build a city on Mars. Here's how he could get the money to make it happen within his lifetime.
Cheesy
Tesla cheese: how one farmer is fighting for zero emissions
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A cheese farmer is using Tesla to go green — and now he’s setting his sights on something bigger.
Musk Reads
Watch SpaceX’s historic Crew-1 capsule return — Musk Reads
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SpaceX astronauts return; Musk voices support for a carbon tax; Starlink expands even further.
Taxing
The one big thing Elon Musk says could tackle climate change
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Elon Musk gave an endorsement for the idea of a carbon tax during the company's first-quarter 2021 earnings call.
Raising the roof
Tesla Solar Roof price increase explained: why it’s suddenly soared in cost
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Tesla's solar-harvesting tiles have seen a price increase. Here's why.
Innovation
Bitcoin: Tesla finally explains why it bought the cryptocurrency
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Tesla purchased $1.5 billion in bitcoin earlier this year, a move that sparked widespread excitement in the cryptocurrency world.
Sun is shining
Tesla CEO Elon Musk outlines radical energy idea: ‘extremely profound’
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a radical plan to transform the power grid. Here's how.
Musk Reads
Video: Elon Musk says people “probably will die” on Mars — Musk Reads
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SpaceX launches Crew-2; Tesla crash sparks discussions; will Dogecoin soar?
Innovation
SpaceX Crew Dragon: stunning photo from space captures a 'very lucky' moment
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ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet snapped a shot of the Earth from his capsule — and captured something else at the same time.
Innovation
SpaceX Crew-2: Incredible images and video show historic Crew Dragon launch
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SpaceX successfully launched its Crew Dragon capsule, with four astronauts on board, to the International Space Station.
Raise the roof
Tesla Solar Roof: 5 alternatives to Tesla’s clean energy tiles
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Tesla has announced a reshaping of its product lineup, leaving many would-be customers upset — but it's not the only player in solar.
In-sight-ful
SpaceX: Here’s how to attend a ‘life-changing’ rocket launch
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SpaceX has attracted millions of viewers to its online rocket launch streams, but it doesn't compare to seeing it in person.
Mission Accomplished
SpaceX: watch the iconic Falcon 9 landing that started a new era
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This month marks five years since SpaceX first landed a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship.
Musk Reads
Tesla Cybertruck: photos show incredible prototype — Musk Reads
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Tesla Cybertruck spotted; NASA chooses SpaceX for its Moon missions; Tesla’s safety record comes under the spotlight.
Ready to land
SpaceX Starship: Stunning new concept art reveals NASA's lunar lander
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NASA has chosen SpaceX's ship to land humans on the Moon for its Artemis program.
Innovation
Tesla Powerwall: Video shows fairytale-like home powered by solar
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An architect has spent the past decade tweaking his eco-friendly home of the future — and now he’s handing over more control to Tesla.
Around the world
When will Starlink be available globally? SpaceX is about to hit a big goal
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SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell has provided more details about when the service will cover the globe.
Musk Reads
Video shows The Boring Company’s first public tunnel in action — Musk Reads
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The Boring Company’s first public tunnel draws closer; Neuralink enables a monkey to play games; Tesla Solar Roof turns up the price.
Link Up
SpaceX Starlink beta impressions: what a cybersecurity expert thinks
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A cybersecurity expert who runs his own alternative to Google at home has tried out Starlink — and he’s impressed.
Musk Reads
Tesla photo shows incredible Model 3 deliveries in action — Musk Reads
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Tesla bounces back with deliveries, SpaceX tweaks Starship, and Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals what he thinks of Musk.