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What Do Elon Musk, Frodo Baggins, & Luke Skywalker Share In Common?

June 29th, 2019 | by Steve Bakker

After reserving a Model 3, I streamed every video about Tesla and Elon Musk I could get my hands on. As the information regarding Mr. Musk's background and career came streaming in, it suddenly dawned on me that the man had completed the classical tale of "The Hero’s Journey." Are you familiar with the myth? If you don’t think you are, you actually are. You just haven’t gotten around to reading any Joseph Campbell and putting a name to it. If that is the case, may I fill you in on the myth and how well Elon fits into it


Celebrating Elon Musk’s 48th Birthday

June 29th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Along with his family, many members of the Tesla community came together in their own way this past week to wish Elon Musk a happy birthday


What’s Up With The Twitter Turf War Over Tesla & Elon Musk?

June 24th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Why has Twitter become such a battleground over Tesla? Amit Katwala writes in Wired UK, "There’s no reason why a car company should be so divisive, but the warring tribes of Tesla fans and [Tesla haters] speak to human nature, the cult of celebrity, and the polarizing impact of the social media echo chamber." Others believe it gets to something deeper. More on that in a moment


Tesla Fan Illustrates Elon Musk’s Vision For A Futuristic Cyberpunk Truck

June 13th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

At Tesla's Shareholder Meeting, Elon Musk said the company's pickup truck will look “cyberpunk” like it’s come from a “sci-fi movie.” He added, “We’re trying to create something new and it’s not just basically a copy of the form factor of everything else ... I think it’s the coolest car I’ve ever seen.”


Elon Musk At E3 — Fallout Shelter, Netflix, & YouTube Coming To Tesla

June 13th, 2019 | by Chanan Bos

Elon Musk appeared today at E3 (a video game conference) in a talk with Todd Howard and Geoff Keighley. While a lot of the conversation was about games and science topics, like faster than light travel and dark matter, some of it was about Tesla. Elon also answered some very interesting general questions


Move Over, Tony Stark — Elon Musk Admits To James Bond Villain Side Project … Or Something Like That

June 12th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

He may or may not have been digging around in his pocket to find his bowtie, but even without it, Elon Musk's jacket started looking a bit more like a Tuxedo when a shareholder from the audience dropped the last question of the day. The shareholder in question asked if Tesla had any plans to make an aquatic car, and Musk started giggling as if he had been waiting for this exact question all day


Some Thoughts On Elon Musk’s Emails To Employees — & The Media + Wall Street’s Response

May 27th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Last week, the world that follows Tesla flipped out a bit due to an Elon-to-staff email that got leaked. To be frank, there was nothing especially interesting in the email, which is why we didn't cover it earlier. However, people keep referencing it in comments, and both the media and Wall Street blew it way the f*** out of proportion, so I'm addressing it this article


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Elon Musk Calls Lidar “A Fool’s Errand” … & Other Autonomous Driving Experts Starting To Agree

May 7th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) computer, which is now included in all Teslas being produced. The Autopilot hardware suite includes 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, radar, GPS, an inertial measurement unit, and sensors that measure the angle of the steering wheel and accelerator pedal


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Hedge Fund Manager: Tesla The “Clear Winner” In Electric Cars, Elon Musk The Thomas Edison Of Our Generation

May 1st, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The founder of hedge fund Social Capital and one of Facebook's first executives, Chamath Palihapitiya, gushed to CNBC today about how Tesla is the "clear winner in electrification." Palihapitiya cited Tesla's first-mover advantage, as the company that truly defined the modern electric vehicle and is the current sales leader in the market segment. Palihapitiya also called Tesla CEO Elon Musk the Thomas Edison of our generation


Tesla Autopilot, Full Self Driving, Elon Musk, ARK Invest — CleanTech Talk with Tasha Keeney

April 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

For our hot new CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, I recently sat down with ARK Invest Analyst Tasha Keeney to discuss various aspects of autonomous vehicles, Tesla, Tesla, and Tesla. Tasha is focused on autonomous cars and 3D printing in her position at ARK Invest. She and ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood recently hosted Tesla CEO Elon Musk in the studio for their new podcast series, so we built off of that chat and I also brought in several key autonomy topics I'm always eager to learn more about


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Elon Musk’s Weekend Tweets — What Did We Learn?

April 15th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Tesla CEO Elon Musk had a busy weekend on twitter, and a decent number of snippets of information emerged that will be of interest to current and future Tesla owners. Let's dive in and review what we learned


With Full Self Driving Evolution, Elon Musk Believes Your Tesla’s Value Will Appreciate — Interview Video

April 12th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

In a must-watch interview with MIT artificial intelligence researcher, Lex Fridman, Elon Musk has revealed that he believes the move towards Full Self Driving functionality will cause the asset value of current Tesla vehicles to appreciate, rather than depreciate. This is a game-changing contrast with traditional vehicles, which typically lose around half of their value over the initial 3 years of ownership


Elon Musk Might Have Let Me Try A Neuralink Prototype

April 1st, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

I don’t remember writing the below story. I woke up feeling like I had been out drinking or something, and wasn’t sure at all what I did that day. When I got on my computer to write the next day, I saw this file on the desktop. Maybe it’s an elaborate hoax, or maybe this really happened. I’ll just share this with our readers and let you be the judge



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