[ [BOOK] The Powerhouse Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World ] AUTHOR Steve Levine – imagesclip.com
Eh An okay story It was cool to understand all of *the layers but it felt like it was a long article that was stretched into a bookIf you re really into *players but it felt like it was a long article that was stretched into a bookIf you re really into you might like it As a fan of Steve Levine s The Oil and the Glory I was excited for his take on battery development There are few oil market disrupters with otential than a safe affordable high uality battery for electric cars coming on the safe affordable high uality battery for
cars coming on the bo Crushingly disappointedThis is an attempt at a Michael Lewis style behind the scenes But without Lewis s skill at extracting interesting ersonality traits or motivation there s nothing hereAn endless series of The Brother-Offended Checklist play bylay descriptions of board meetings and roduct itches which spoiler go nowhere No history of battery technology or infrastructure No scientific description of how batteries actually workOnly a series of big Detour (Something in Common, promises that didn tan out Like this book Very little scientific value but somewhat interesting from an economic マジック・ツリーハウス〈1〉恐竜の谷の大冒険 perspectiveHaving some experience in battery research myself I was mainly incredible disappointed in this book The book s subtitle makes it seem like it is relevant to the history A Soul of a New Machine for our time a gripping account of invention commerce and duplicity in the age of technologyA worldwide race is on toerfect the next engine of economic growth the advanced lithium ion battery It will Bear Creek Road power the electric car relieve global warming and catapult the winner into a new era of economic andolitical mastery Can the United States winSteve.
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Read The Powerhouse Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the WorldF battery development as a whole but its contents barely mention any research effort from outside the US More specifically the
book almost solely describes battery development at National Laboratory Argonne and at start up company Envia The *Authoralmost solely describes battery development at National Laboratory Argonne and at start up company Envia The *Author No Explanation For This Choice *gives no explanation for this choice subjectIn my opinion it s unforgivable to ut the role of John Goodenough in a short chapter to mention Sony in half a sentence and to completely omit the history of non rechargeable batteries and non lithium based rechargeable batteries This just shows that the writer did little technical researchFrom a businesseconomic Captives of New Pompeii (New Pompeii, perspective it was interesting to read about a tech startup outside IT and outside Silicon Valley but even then I would not consider it a very good bookAnd finally not taking into account the contents of the book the writing isuite boring Nick Bilton s book Hatching Twitterroved that it is ossible to write amazing books about technology and business in the 21st century My neighbor had given me this book with the romise You ll love it I really didn t believe him but it only took a few Beard Necessities (Winston Brothers, pages for me to start wondering if he might. LeVine was granted unprecedented access to a secret federal laboratory outside Chicago where a group of geniuses is trying to solve this next monumental task ofhysics But these scientists almost all foreign born are not alone With so much at stake researchers in Japan South Korea and China are in the same ursuit The drama intensifies when a Silicon Valley start up lic. Be correct This is a non fiction account of the effort and race to build the next generation of battery technology that would Her Mothers Daughter power the electric car for a nation that wants a transportation system that will include a largeroportion of all electric vehicles over the next several years The author Steve Levine gained access to some of the leading research facilities in the US and assembled a true drama of the Howard Stern Comes Again people intrigue and high stakes risks behind the effort The author hasroduced a documentary that is a true drama as the reader is introduced to the Spellbound personalities of the leaders behind the battery revolution The story centers on Argonne National Labs *And Its Eventual Decision To eventual decision to for a government contract develop the world s most advanced battery It is a race against foreign competition and with other labs and companies Theft of secrets and ambitious development timelines create a story that I read with anticipation The drama of research labs under highressure is accurately conveyed and I finished the book with confidence that I got an accurate story artfully Cant Fake This presented Thanks Mr Levine And thanks Don my neighbor. Enses the federal laboratory’s signature invention with the aim of a blockbuster sale to the world’s biggest carmakers The Powerhouse is a real time two year thrilling account of big invention big commercialization and big deception It exposes the layers of competition and ambition aspiration and disappointment behind this great turningoint in the history of technolo. ,