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
Innovation
Self-driving cars: One politician's plan to avoid chaos in California
Mike Brown
California state senator Ben Allen is on a mission to prepare for the future of autonomy.
Shooting Star
Where is Starman? Tesla Roadster embarks on third — loneliest — orbit around the Sun
Mike Brown
Elon Musk's electric car was sent on a tour of the inner Solar System in February 2018.
Inspirational
SpaceX’s historic all-civilian flight has just two spots left: How to join
Mike Brown
SpaceX wants you.
Innovation
Musk Reads: Video shows how Tesla Solar Roof tackles snow
Mike Brown
SpaceX’s civilian mission names its second passenger; Falcon 9 avoids birds; Tesla gets a price cut.
Cybertruck codex
Tesla Cybertruck release date, specs, price: "Doesn't look like anything else.”
Mike Brown and Nick Lucchesi
In the months since the launch, Elon Musk has ratcheted up the hype.
Starry Night
SpaceX Starlink: Elon Musk reveals launch schedule and speed boosts
Mike Brown
SpaceX's internet connectivity constellation is taking shape, and CEO Elon Musk has big plans for the next phase.
Innovation
SpaceX Starship: Video shows incredible SN10 ship ahead of next major test
Mike Brown
SpaceX is gearing up to launch the Starship "SN10" prototype. Here's what you need to know.
Powering Up
Ex-Tesla manager reveals the next killer electric vehicle feature
Mike Brown
The manager that helped Tesla plug the gap on its charging map is back — and he’s got a new way to make the electric car more useful.
Bird BBQ
SpaceX Starlink: Photo shows how Falcon 9 missed birds with failed landing
Mike Brown
A SpaceX Falcon 9 booster met a watery end in the latest Starlink launch.
Star Gazing
Musk Reads: Document reveals SpaceX Starlink features
Mike Brown
SpaceX gears up for a Starship launch and Tesla’s bitcoin investment comes under fire. A solar-powered Tesla van?
Innovation
SpaceX Crew Dragon: Photos show Axiom Space station it will help build
Mike Brown
A private crew is flying to the International Space Station, laying the groundwork for its successor.
Explosive
Musk Reads: Video shows Starship SN9 slo-mo explosion
Mike Brown
Tesla buys bitcoin and Neuralink wires up a monkey’s brain. How can private citizens fly on SpaceX’s planned flight?
Shooting Star
SpaceX Starlink may be about to set an incredible record
Mike Brown
The firm's internet connectivity constellation is expanding, fast.
Moonshot
SpaceX Starlink: Elon Musk shares photo of Falcon 9 soaring past Moon
Mike Brown
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has shared an image of the firm's latest Starlink launch, which set a new record for rockets.
Burning Bright
SpaceX Starship: Slo-mo SN9 flight video shows explosion in stunning detail
Mike Brown
SpaceX's Starship tackled its latest "hop test" — and it didn't end well.
Monkey Business
Neuralink: Elon Musk reveals monkey can mind-control video games
Mike Brown
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk claims Neuralink reached a new milestone in its quest to design brain-computer linkups.
New Model
Musk Reads: See stunning new interior of Tesla Model S
Mike Brown
Model S gets a refresh and Musk talks GameStop on Clubhouse. When will humans settle on other planets?
Innovation
How Rivian, Tesla and Lucid are using car configurators to build buyers' dream EV
Mike Brown
Rivian has unveiled its configurator tool for the upcoming R1T and R1S. It's part of a growing trend.
One Small Step
SpaceX Crew Dragon: first 4 private citizens revealed for trip to space
Mike Brown
SpaceX's human-carrying capsule is set to take four more passengers into space. But these folks aren't your average astronaut.
Now Boarding
Virgin Hyperloop: incredible video shows how people will ride 700 mph tube
Mike Brown
The futuristic pod transit system has taken a step forward, following its successful passenger test.