Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are investing in a new enterprise called Nanosolar, which specializes in thin-film photovoltaics. They’re not as efficient as regular crystaline cells, but they are less expensive and with deep pocketed investors are bound to get better. Alternative energy may be trendy, but Sergey and Larry are not known for unwise investments. (more on CNet)
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Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.
Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.
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