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
Tesla Battery Day: Elon Musk teases what to expect
Mike Brown
Tesla is about to show off its latest advancements in battery technology, and CEO Elon Musk is upping the hype.
Innovation
Starlink: SpaceX wants to test sea-based internet using an iconic vehicle
Mike Brown
SpaceX is taking a new approach to internet access, and it's deploying a special vehicle to try it out.
Innovation
Musk Reads: Tesla Autopilot “4D” release coming
Mike Brown
Autopilot set to expand and Model 3 updates rumored. A Tesla e-bike?
Hot spot
Life on Venus: Rocket Lab CEO shares why we need to go "soon"
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"Venus is a pretty good Earth analog for runaway climate change."
Innovation
SpaceX: How to see Starlink this week in New York, Seattle, and London
Mike Brown
SpaceX's internet connectivity constellation is making its way across the skies. Here's where you may be able to see it.
Innovation
Musk Reads: SpaceX Starlink download speeds tested
Mike Brown
Starship steps forward and Starlink tests show fast internet speeds. How much will an intra-Earth Starship flight cost?
Innovation
Tesla HVAC: Elon Musk teases “super-efficient” home energy system
Mike Brown
Tesla's next product could make the air in homes cleaner.
Innovation
SpaceX Starship: Elon Musk outlines plans for 60,000-foot launch
Mike Brown
The Starship, SpaceX's under-construction giant rocket, is about to tackle a big new challenge.
Innovation
'Social Dilemma:' Netflix film director explains hidden cost of social media
Mike Brown
Jeff Orlowski, director of Netflix's "The Social Dilemma," explains how companies like Facebook and Twitter have come to wield large-scale power.
brain wave
Neuralink: 3 neuroscientists react to Elon Musk’s brain chip reveal
Mike Brown
With a pig-filled demonstration, Neuralink revealed its latest advancements in brain implants this week. But what do scientists think of Elon Musk's company's grand claims?
Innovation
Musk Reads: why Tesla Battery Day is set to impress
Mike Brown
A million-mile battery, cheaper than ever, with production at high speed.
Innovation
Musk Reads: Neuralink's big reveal
Mike Brown
Neuralink releases new details and SAOCOM takes off. Also: What's happening with Starlink?
Mars Attack
SpaceX Starship: Elon Musk outlines next steps for planned Mars trip
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"It's going to be tough, tough going, but it'll be pretty glorious if it works out."
Science
Venus map with water: stunning terraforming image shows alternative to Mars
Mike Brown
A new image shows what Venus would look like if it had water on its surface, similar to the Earth.
Innovation
SpaceX: How to see Starlink this week in London, Paris, and Berlin
Mike Brown
SpaceX's Starlink satellites are making their way across the night sky. Here's how to see them.
Innovation
Musk Reads: Tesla's big battery day coming
Mike Brown
Battery Day approaches and the Model Y gets a tweak. Can't wait for the Cyberquad?
Innovation
Neuralink event: what to know about Elon Musk's highly-anticipated reveal
Mike Brown
Neuralink is set to demo a crucial advance this week. Here's what you need to know about the human-brain linkup firm's plans.
prepare for take off
Tesla electric jet: Elon Musk says a key technology is ‘3 to 4 years’ away
Mike Brown
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has spoken before about his dream to build an electric jet. Finally, it may become reality.
Shipshape
SpaceX: Elon Musk explains why we’ll go to Mars from ocean spaceports
Mike Brown
SpaceX is planning to put its Starship launch pads somewhere in the ocean, far away from city centers.
Innovation
Musk Reads: Starship's Raptor engine reaches new power levels
Mike Brown
SpaceX successfully launches the 11th batch of Starlink satellites and Starship’s Raptor engine reaches all-new power levels.