Tesla Test Drives – Tesla Referral Program 2.0 (or 3.0?)

At one point Elon outright cancelled Tesla’s referral program. Why do this? Why discard some well-developed money making program? Because it was losing money. You see, when you have more demand than you can meet, driving up demand doesn’t make sense. And incentivizing people to increase demand is counter-productive. Increasing demand is not good for […]

April 7th, 2020

Look Back At Buying TSLA

Action Price Profit BUY $34.65 -$34.65 SELL $190.90 $156.25 BUY $121.38 $34.87 SELL $279.20 $314.07 BUY $151.04 $163.03 SELL $254.51 $417.54 BUY $192.18 $225.36 SELL $383.45 $601.81 BUY $185.16 $423.65 SELL $478.15 $901.80 If you bought TSLA and sold at the right times, you could have made $901.80 per initial $34.65 investment. If you were […]

April 6th, 2020

TSLA Resistance Lines

April 3rd, 2020

What TSLA needs to join S&P

To join the S&P you need to be overall profitable in the last 4 quarters. Things were looking really good for Tesla prior to Covid-19. The Q1 2019 results last year has been putting a -$702M drag on their net income. If this went away, the last 3 quarters would balance to -$107M. Therefore TSLA […]

March 30th, 2020

Blender from back in the day

It’s amazing what you can learn in an afternoon. While I just followed YouTube videos back in 2016, I learned many texture techniques where with different variables applied could have a lot of applications. I also got introduced to Cycles Render, which suprisingly wasn’t the default rendering engine (or wasn’t when I played with Blender). […]

March 15th, 2020

Mutt Cutts Providence RL

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March 11th, 2020

9 Ways Tesla can make Money other Car Makers yet cannot

*prices in CAD Full Self-Driving Capability On/Off $9,200 Tesla Supercharging Cost $0.00/(0.18/kW)/($1.00/min) Tesla Premium Internet ($0.00/month)/($10.00/month) Battery Soft-limit (50kWh/60kW/75kWh/100kWh) Heated Back Seats (On/Off) $300 Premium Surround Sound Speakers On/Off $300 Service Cost ($0.00/hour)/($175/hour) Tesla Insurance Off/($100/month) Sentry Mode ($0.00/month)/($10/month) Everybody reading this should know by now that Tesla can enable FSD on their cars. The […]

February 28th, 2020

Holding TSLA – Good idea? A look at the ARK Investing Model

Years ago, I read on Facebook, somebody say TSLA should be traded, not held. I didn’t disagree. With all the volatility, if you could time the stock right, you could make crazy gains. While, I just hold, after seeing the stock go from ~$900 to ~$600, it makes me wonder, *what if I timed it […]

Tesla’s Success due to “Make it Better” Attitude

When products are developed, there tends to be a point where most workers will state “Good Enough!”. But not at Tesla. The question is always, “How Can We Do BETTER?”. Technology builds upon itself. In order to improve, most look to the latest superficial customer facing issues. But to really improve, to the point where […]