Why Dan O’Dowd Has Blood on His Hands

On Sunday morning Dan O’Dowd, the CEO of “Green Hills Software“, took out a full-page ad in the New York Times to declare war on Tesla Autopilot. The ad is full of misinformation, misconceptions, and dishonest arguments and it was funded by Tesla’s competitors. Though it’s silly, I wanted to take a few minutes to […]

Pay with your Tesla

With FSD Beta evolving quickly, it’s fun to imagine where this technology takes us in a few years. Here’s some “Robotaxi Fan Fiction”: a couple of short stories about what the world might look like once this software is mature enough to enable driverless operation. Curbside Pickup Evelyn kneeled under her desk, unplugging her phone […]

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 […]

More FSD FUD from TSLAQ

My stalker Aaron Jacob Greenspan and his fraudulent charity PlainSite have been hard at work on some new FSD misinformation that Green and a few others have commented on, so I wanted to share my thoughts with you here today. Greenspan and his short-selling “charity” have published the results of a freedom of information act […]

U.S. Traffic Deaths Down 2% in 2019

As we enter the age of autonomy, traffic fatalities in the United States have reached their lowest level since 2014, according to annual data released by NHTSA’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System. NHTSA reported 36,096 fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2019, down 2 percent from 36,835 in 2018 even as travel rose 0.8 percent. […]

Autopilot Live Miles Counter Updated

At the request of several readers (thank you for the reminder), I’ve updated my Tesla Autopilot lives miles counter, based on Lex Fridman’s estimates. Don’t take this too seriously, it’s just an estimate. I think it reports different numbers on different browsers, so there’s probably some floating point bugs or something –– but it gives […]