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Lightyear unveils first solar car prototype

Late 2016, a group of Solar Team Eindhoven alumni decided to build a long-range solar-powered car that could be sold on the market. Two years later, the team from Lightyear made good on their promise as they unveiled their prototype – the Lightyear One.

Headlines

ASML and ASMI stand to gain from huge TSMC capex boost
Victor van der Chijs steps down from UT executive board
Grai Matter Labs launches low-latency vision inferencer
Braincreators to launch surveillance anonymizer at Schiphol
Demcon delves into sports performance data with Johan Sports acquisition
Photonics-based spectrometry startup Mantispectra finds seed capital
Eindhoven looks to bolster AI and data science prowess for the future
Technobis carves out its photonics activities as Photonfirst

Polishing raw software talent into industry-ready gems

The company where he did his internship and graduation project was very eager to take him onboard and he got offered not one but two prestigious PhD positions. Yet, Robin Mennens chose to enroll in the PDEng Software Technology program.

In other news

You’re not Boeing to believe this, but... (The Register)
GM is thinking about an electric Hummer (Bloomberg)
Microsoft plans foldable 9-inch computer (Forbes)

Focus on what you can control

Both organizations and individuals easily fall into the trap of believing that the things that matter are completely outside their control. Even if it’s true to the largest extent, the correct response is to take charge.