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How Taiwan got stuck in the middle of the US-China tech rivalry

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Cautionary Tales – The False Dawn of the Electric Car

Sir Clive Sinclair was a computer whizz and business mogul to rival Steve Jobs or Bill Gates. He was a visionary who could do no wrong… until he tried to launch an electric vehicle. The C5 “electrically assisted pedal cycle” doesn’t seem so ou

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What Le Corbusier got right about office space

A century ago, the father of modern architecture, Le Corbusier, was commissioned by a French industrialist to design some homes for factory workers near Bordeaux. The resulting development, Cité Frugès de Pessac, was much as one might expect: brightly hue

logo.png  By NB  Apr 8, 2022