Sentry Mode 2.0 (or 3.0?)

On Aug 10 2018, I originally wrote about a Tesla intrusion detection system. It wasn’t spot on, but it basically foresaw Tesla using cameras to detect intrusion. As of a few weeks ago Sentry Mode has been updated to stay on and allow you to input more settings such as the ability to configure when […]


Hybrids are to cars what the 28.8 bps modem was to the internet.

UThinking about getting a Hybrid? It might seem like a good idea if you talk to a Hybrid owner. They may even save upwards of 90% on gas. The problem with hybrids is the sheer number of parts. To keep them cost competitive you need literally the cheapest of both worlds. As such, any company […]


Why does Tesla needs advertising? To get the fucking media to lay off.

If you are a media source, how are you funded? Advertisers. If Tesla doesn’t feel obliged to provide those media companies money, then why should they show loyalty to Tesla? Other car companies give advertising money. These companies can leverage the threat of removing these ad dollars. And if the ad dollars go away, with […]


Starlink could bridge Tesla Camera + AR/VR to Make Driving 30 cars from home a Reality

Tesla has made and kept many promises. Some they have not kept may be because puzzle pieces were missing. With the addition of Starlink satellites, high bandwidth becomes very achievable especially when they have no load on the system. You have a brand new high capacity network with no user traffic. If Starlink is going […]


Internet Everywhere

In Canada, it is hard to cover all the ground. Many of my favourite spots have poor connections. Places I could never live because I couldn’t work. Places I can’t stay long because I need to get back to an internet connection. And for my spotty internet connections I pay for cell phone and home […]


What makes a better battery?

More juice Faster charging and discharging Longer lasting/more cycles Cheaper to produce/minimal human labour Faster to achieve high volume production Produceable in surplus Resources involved more abundant/cheaper/ more environmentally friendly/sustainable Less friction to achieve high volume production More stable/less likely to explode or catch fire More cold weather endurable/minimal cold soak Self healing if possible […]


Tesla Robo-Taxi Audit

2 days ago, Inside EV’s released the article Is Leasing A Tesla Model 3 A $200,000 Mistake? This article comments on a video from the owner of Tesloop – Haydn Sonnad. Very few authorities hold a candle to Tesloop in this regard because Tesloop is a Tesla-centric taxi service having already operated many years and […]


The Tesla Battle Ground

In this corner, you have Elon Musk on Twitter, Tesla Stores, Massive Battery Installations, 42,000+ Employees, the Freemont Factory (tent and all), Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, Tesla’s Seat Factory, Model X & Owners, Model S & Owners, Model 3 & Owners, Additional Fan-base, some Billionaire Analysts, Self Driving Capabilities already deployed, […]


Tesla could save $200M from one car part.

Last week Tesla revealed their Full Self Driving computer to shareholders. In that speech, they talked about the cost savings vs. their old computer. They stated that the cost of the new unit would be 80% of the cost of their old unit from NVIDIA. According to NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit the cost […]