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Captain of Moonshots Astro Teller shares what X has learned from a decade of innovation about unleashing radical creativity

“Hi Gideon, welcome to X, it’s your first day.”

From the moment new Xers step inside the Factory, they’re asked to behave in hard, counter-intuitive ways — to embrace uncertainty, surf…

Makani CEO Fort Felker makes a call for collaboration across the wind industry to promote emerging technologies. Working together will expand access to stranded wind resources sooner, and will amplify the impact of offshore wind on mitigating the effects of climate change.

Editor’s note: This blog was originally published on the Makani team blog by Dr. Fort Felker on December 11, 2019. In 2020 Makani’s 13-year journey came to an end. You can explore Makani’s 13 years of technical development and insights in The Energy Kite Collection. …

The first flights of Makani’s energy kite from a floating platform are a big step towards increased access to energy resources that are currently stranded above waters too deep for fixed wind turbines.

Editor’s note: This blog was originally published on the Makani team blog by Dr. Fort Felker on August 15, 2019. In 2020 Makani’s 13-year journey came to an end. You can explore Makani’s 13 years of technical development and insights in The Energy Kite Collection. …

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