Ungrateful

Joe was late to pick up his kids from school again. He cursed as he frantically stuffed his foot into a sock with one hand, and grabbed his phone with the other. With a tap, he activated the climate control on his Tesla. His iPhone, more advanced than the supercomputers of just a few decades […]

Blown Away

Tonight is going to be a historic night. Around midnight, Tesla will roll out FSD Beta 10.2 and with it expand the release to ~1,000 additional testers who scored 100/100 on Tesla’s “driver safety score” assessment. To commemorate this historic night, I wanted to share a little story with you about showing FSD Beta to […]

Toyota’s Hydrogen Delusion Threatens Its Existence

We’re in an interesting spot in the EV revolution. On one hand, electric vehicles have gained enough momentum that it now seems more or less inevitable that they will grow to consume the entire passenger vehicle market in time. On the other hand, how and when that will happen remains a subject of fierce debate. […]

Autonomy is the Next Shipping Container

Trevor McKendrick, Lambda School’s Chief of Staff, writes a great weekly email newsletter called “How it Actually Works”. If you’re not subscribed, you should definitely consider checking it out. This week he wrote about a book he’s been reading called “The Box”, which is about the transformative impact of shipping containers. The shipping container was […]