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Batteries Are Advancing According to Their Own Little-Known Moore’s Law

Meet two of the very few bullish observers of ‘Wright’s Law’

Tesla Model 3s, stacked for delivery. Photo: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty

Batteries, say deeply frustrated developers, follow no Moore’s Law. Unlike semiconductors, whose performance has doubled roughly every two years for at least a half-century, just as Intel co-founder Gordon Moore posited, batteries have merely…




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Steve LeVine

Steve LeVine

Editor at Large, Medium, covering the turbulence all around us, electric vehicles, batteries, social trends. Writing The Mobilist. Ex-Axios, Quartz, WSJ, NYT.

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