Hey Elon, can these cars self drive in the snow?

If not, can I be part of the team that solves that? And by “team that solves that”, I mean the blind camera, 5G from Starlink, In depth GPS paths within 1 mile. Radar as much as possible and assume caked up proxy sensors to at least decide when to stop. Also traction control stopping. […]


Lining up Tesla’s Highs and Lows from 2012 to 2019

I will update the above image when the 2019 Q1 delivery graph from Electrek comes out. Here is 2018 Q4. As you can see, in the beginning, the chart seems to follow closely to the deliveries. *Summer 2011 to April 2013: In Tesla’s early stock years, you can see the deliveries and stock price aligning […]


Major Model 3 Enhancements

In January 2018, I sat in Yo Yo Xue’s Model 3 seeing it for the first time at the Kingston Super Charger. After that, this happened: https://www.consumerreports.org/car-safety/tesla-model-3-gets-cr-recommendation-after-braking-update/ Shortly there after, I took delivery of my Model 3. This was the end of June 2018. Since that time, I have benefited from software upgrades which include […]


Expect Tesla to Buy Storage Locker Chains or Franchises

I don’t work for Tesla. I have had no point of contact with anybody from Tesla other than two support emails inquiring about how often you should undercoat your car (never) and whether AP/FSD can be transferred to the purchase of a new Tesla (no they don’t). From time to time, I think about the […]


Billion Dollar Company C

So you write some code to connect a few API’s together between Billion Dollar Comany A and Billion Dollar Company B. Now products can flow through a process never before streamlined. From contract to stamp of approval all the previous human calculations are minimized. Company A was great to work with. Company B, pretty good. […]


10 Jobs I wish I had at Tesla

Virtual reality remote driving system implementation. Pothole avoidance algorithm and implementation Delivery logistics – program self driving cars to auto load onto delivery trucks. Email CRM focused on owner feature education – Provide Car stats, Recommend Feature Videos based on usage or lack thereof Voice command development (seat heaters, thermostat, fan speed, etc.) Facial recognition […]


Miltary Applications for Tesla

What military applications you ask? Let’s back up a bit. Tesla has a feature promise of “Full Self Driving”. Their focus on solving this problem has been sensor input, data collection, and hardware optimisation. As a Tesla vehicle drives down the road, it will need to make constant calculations to answer the question “will that […]


Tesla Future Email Marketing

It was the 3rd quarter for 2018. I got a call from Tesla asking me if I wanted to proceed with my Model X purchase. Seems like a pretty out of the blue thing. I mean it would be annoying solicitation if it were any other car company. But I was excited Tesla was calling […]