October 17th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen
Some argue that Tesla Smart Summon should not be released because it is "beta" software. That is not a strong argument. According to Lifewire.com:
Beta refers to the phase in software development between the alpha phase and the release candidate phase. Beta software is generally considered "complete" by the developer but still not ready for general use due to a lack of testing "in the wild."
August 25th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen
For people working in software development, like I used to do, the 80–20 rule is infamous. It states that about 80% of the job is done in the first 20% of the time. The last 20% of the development will take about 80% of the time
August 1st, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
As you read this, Tesla’s vehicles are out there on the world’s roads, learning, learning. Like precocious children, they’re steadily building a mental image of the world around them, a body of knowledge that forms the heart of Tesla’s Autopilot suite of features.
July 29th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
Less than two years ago, Tesla built and installed the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in Hornsdale, South Australia, using Tesla Powerpack batteries. Since then, the facility saved nearly $40 million in its first year alone and helped to stabilize and balance the region’s unreliable grid
May 20th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman
If you listen to Tesla's quarterly earnings conference calls, you've likely heard the voice of Deepak Ahuja, the company's CFO, answering questions. Deepak typically provides a calm, soft-spoken counterpoint to company CEO Elon Musk. He's also got a fascinating history at Tesla
April 27th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
This story is about Tesla's moats, but I don't mean to imply that Buffett would invest in Tesla. Tesla is far from the value investments of the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio. Rather, Buffett's comments are to demonstrate the importance of moats. Morningstar even has a guide called Why Moats Matter. Understanding the moats a business employs is clearly important to understanding the business and its future
April 26th, 2018 | by James Ayre
Presumably following a lucrative offer, Tesla exec Jim Keller — in charge of the company's Autopilot software, low-voltage hardware, and infotainment teams — is reportedly leaving the company and now headed to Intel
December 27th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk went on a Twitter rampage overnight, tweeting about all things great and small, from artificial intelligence to disco laser shows. Read all about it here.