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
12 hours ago
SpaceX wants to send regular citizens into space — here's how
Mike Brown
A human-carrying capsule will help a lucky few live out their space travel dreams.
Innovation
14 hours ago
OpenAI co-founder Elon Musk says secretive A.I. firm 'should be more open'
Mike Brown
Musk, worried about the future of A.I., sounds the alarm.
Cybertruck codex
2.17.2020 6:46 PM
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.
Innovation
2.17.2020 2:34 PM
SpaceX photo shows Crew Dragon after it has completed latest test
Mike Brown
The human-carrying ship has completed its latest challenge.
Innovation
2.17.2020 11:40 AM
Elon Musk finally announces when Tesla Solar Roof will go global
Mike Brown
The company's solar-harvesting tiles are about to go worldwide.
Innovation
2.14.2020 4:07 PM
The world's most jaw-dropping projects fail for these reasons
Mike Brown
Megaprojects like airports and transit lines are large and complex, but help is on the way.
$$$$$
2.13.2020 4:49 PM
Tesla’s big stock offer could help drive Elon Musk’s wildest dreams
Mike Brown
The Tesla CEO has spoken about his plans for mass expansion. More money could drive the growth.
Innovation
2.13.2020 1:31 PM
Tesla’s latest factory is about to produce a new electric car
Mike Brown
Giga Shanghai is taking on new responsibilities.
Innovation
2.13.2020 10:22 AM
Musk Reads: Tesla April event detailed
Mike Brown
Tesla faces the biggest problem in electric cars, new Solar Roof upgrades look set to launch, and The Boring Company leaves Las Vegas divided.
Hyperstandards
2.12.2020 6:23 PM
Hyperloop is taking a ‘crucial’ step toward continent-wide travel
Mike Brown
Hyperloop remains a pipe dream. New standards could help the industry get its act together.
$1,000
2.12.2020 3:20 PM
Why basic income won’t die with Andrew Yang’s campaign
Mike Brown
Yang has ended his presidential campaign. What does it mean for basic income?
Take the under
2.11.2020 5:01 PM
The Boring Company’s first tunnel has sharply divided Las Vegas
Mike Brown
Elon Musk's tunnel-digging venture is boring its way into the future.
Innovation
2.11.2020 12:26 PM
Tesla Solar Roof: Elon Musk outlines upgrades for this year and beyond
Mike Brown
Tesla's solar-collecting roof tiles are about to get some boosts.
Innovation
2.11.2020 10:36 AM
Musk Reads: Crew Dragon manned mission approaches
Mike Brown
SpaceX enters the ridesharing game and Starlink could hit the stock market. How will Musk fill the Mars city with gas?
Innovation
2.10.2020 3:59 PM
American Factory producer reveals why it’s the perfect film for 190 countries
Mike Brown
Jeff Reichert, producer of the Oscar-winning documentary, has high praise for the streaming service.
Innovation
2.10.2020 12:15 PM
SpaceX: Sci-fi fans will immediately get this Elon Musk tweet
Mike Brown
The SpaceX CEO is a big fan of space fiction.
Innovation
2.7.2020 6:24 PM
Tesla is running up against the biggest problem in electric cars
Mike Brown
Tesla wants to make more cars, but it can't.
Innovation
2.7.2020 5:34 PM
A landmark court ruling could 'protect rights of the poor' in the A.I. age
Mike Brown
A court in the Netherlands has ended the use of a controversial system.
Innovation
2.7.2020 1:24 PM
SpaceX Starship: Elon Musk explains why it needs to beat a water tower
Mike Brown
The under-development spaceship looks like it should be serving water, but it's set to work a lot smarter.
Innovation
2.6.2020 4:28 PM
Elon Musk says a factory on each continent will fix Tesla’s biggest problem
Mike Brown
The Tesla CEO wants to put a factory on every continent. Here's why.