Electric Monaros and hotted-up skateboards : the ‘genius’ who wants to electrify our world

Wonderful profile of the fascinating entrepreneur/inventor/engineer Saul Griffith from The Guardian.

The only clue that this is the home of one of this generation’s most brilliant inventors – in 2007 Griffith, who has a masters in engineering from the University of Sydney and a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, known in the Unites States as a “genius grant” – is on the table tennis table, where what looks to be a skateboard hotted-up with an electric motor, sits partially assembled.

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