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Mad Like Tesla: Underdog Inventors and their Relentless Pursuit of Clean Energy Paperback – Sep 1 2011
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Tyler Hamilton is an author, adjunct professor, and award-winning energy and technology writer for the Toronto Star, where for six years he has been one of Canada’s leading voices on green technology issues and trends through his weekly column and associated blog, CleanBreak.ca.See all Product Description
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We all know that the world is shaped by both incremental steps and disruptive leaps, especially the high-stakes world of green energy innovation. So, why are the stories of true disruptive innovators so hard to hear for those in the business? Hamilton answers this question through the rare and valuable perspective of a hopeful pragmatist. As a journalist with a substantial tenure in clean energy reporting, he gives us a clear view of the technical, psychological, and economic complexities involved in bringing a game changer to market. But as an environmentalist and loving father invested in his daughters' futures, he reveals to us glimpses of the visions that underdog inventors see so clearly; visions that drive them to persist against incredible odds.
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This book is full of very interesting ideas and creations, sure to give the genius spark within you some fuel to get your creative juices flowing.Published on Oct. 23 2013 by Micha Marie
As usual Tyler Hamilton does his homework. In this case, he has hit the nail on the head with respect to difficulty in achieving changes for the good in an industry that "profits"... Read morePublished on Feb. 17 2012 by Marion Fraser
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