Russ Mitchell covers the rapidly changing global auto industry, with special emphasis on California, including electric vehicles, driverless cars and vehicle safety. The Los Angeles Times’ former technology editor, he’s worked on staff at publications ranging from Business Week to Wired. A graduate of the University of Illinois, he also studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Vannevar Bush fellow.
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Elon Musk y Tesla tienen millones de fans en Twitter. No todos son reales. Dos investigadores intentan averiguar quién controla los bots.
Elon Musk and Tesla have millions of vocal fans on Twitter. Not all of them are real. Two researchers are trying to figure out who controls the bots.