Tesla Motors turns all its patents over to the open source movement

  • metta

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    Jun 13, 2014 6:33 AM GMT
    Tesla Motors turns all its patents over to the open source movement


    http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/06/12/tesla-motors-turns-all-its-patents-over-to-the-open-source-movement/
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    Jun 13, 2014 6:40 AM GMT
    I love Elon Musk.

    He had a great cameo in "Machette Kills!" as well.
  • tj85016

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    Jun 13, 2014 12:35 PM GMT
    oh good, now we can poison the entire Earth with lithium and beryllium waste
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    Jun 13, 2014 4:22 PM GMT
    tj85016 saidoh good, now we can poison the entire Earth with lithium and beryllium waste


    These batteries are extremely costly and no one is going to be dumping them in the trash. They are way to valuable for that. They are recycled again and again.
  • Apparition

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    Jun 14, 2014 12:45 PM GMT
    Lithium is in stones already, not an issue
  • tj85016

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    Jun 14, 2014 2:45 PM GMT
    Scruffypup said
    tj85016 saidoh good, now we can poison the entire Earth with lithium and beryllium waste


    These batteries are extremely costly and no one is going to be dumping them in the trash. They are way to valuable for that. They are recycled again and again.


    I meant the mining and processing of - and they cannot be recycled indefinitely, learn some thermodynamics and chemistry

    after a couple thousand charging cycles they lose charging capacity by 25-30%