Michael Liedtke

For Michael Liedtke's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

AR entrepreneurs mapping out mind-bending trip

Apr 1, 2016

AR entrepreneurs mapping out mind-bending trip

Virtual reality is a trip, but an even wilder ride could be around the corner as mind-bending startups and technology trendsetters try to emblazon the world with interactive holograms that enlighten, entertain and empower us. The concept, known as augmented reality, looks like something ...

Tesla handing over the keys to its technology

Jun 13, 2014

Tesla handing over the keys to its technology

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to its technology in an unusual effort to encourage other automakers to expand beyond gasoline-burning vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised Thursday to give away the company’s entire patent portfolio to all comers, as long ...