25 Feb '13, 1pm

Graphene

Oh baloney, no oil company is buying up this stuff. You don’t hear about these inventions because reality hits they hope and hype. Most work in a lab if you have a staff of full time PhD students tweaking it, but can’t be converted to large scale manufacturing. Many of the ideas are just simply wrong, some fake. Very often, the idea itself, while true, has a fatal flow that just cannot be overcome — depends on ultra levels of purity that simple will never exist in a real product etc etc. Often the inventors hold the stuff but it turns out they have no real business skills and no self awareness that though they may be brilliant at science they are idiots at business. Or, they are just people who don’t work well with others (can’t give up power to an expert in manufacturing) or they are just bad ego-head personalities that no one wants to work with. Often these ideas are jus...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/02/25/graphene-breakthrough...

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