The terrorist attacks of 9/11 put Special Operations on the map and at the forefront of the 21st Century DOD but this has also created a massive problem few in leadership positions are ready to admit. The main issue is that many will...Show More Summary
Earlier this week a couple thousand or so scientists, technologists, and enthusiasts, led by astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and noted AI doomsayer Elon Musk, signed a letter calling for a ban on evil robots. Or, rather, "offensive autonomous weapons.” Because of course they did: It's a ban on killer robots. Show More Summary
Brian Sacks: "Tell your child that before he/she was born you too had a groundbreaking idea for a rainbow-powered washing machine. Let them know you were on the verge of getting a patent and becoming fabulously wealthy but then they happened." Read the rest
Remember the Big D reveal way back in October of last year? Most people were so enamored with the dual-motor drivetrain and insane acceleration that the other news – Auto Pilot – fell off the radar. Owners were promised the upgrade earlier in the year, and now it’s almost August, so Musk took to Twitter. Read more...
There’s a huge, ongoing, and justifiable obsession with Elon Musk and his ventures—chiefly Tesla, the electric car manufacturer, and SpaceX, his private spacecraft business. It’s not surprising a biography of the man was a best-seller this year. Show More Summary
A new software update that will enable some 'autopilot' features is almost ready.
He might be impatient, perhaps at times surly, the way super smart people are when they feel the world around them isn't keeping up. But no one has ever accused Elon Musk of being lax, or anything but an obsessive who attacks huge challenges -- i.e., colonizing Mars -- with an intense relentlessness.Read full article >>
Yesterday, we reported that in a sales call, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced a referral program that could, possibly, maybe net one free Model X for someone who referred 10 new buyers. The qualifications for getting the free car: Refer 10 buyers by Oct. Show More Summary
Tesla is about to bring online a more advanced version of its autopilot technology. However, CEO Elon Musk tweeted that one major hurdle remains, specifically related to the "autosteer" function, which enables a Tesla vehicle to manage...Show More Summary
The Australian arm of Tesla Motors has confirmed today that it will participate in the company’s new Referral Program for existing owners and new customers. Announced by founder Elon Musk overnight, the experimental program kicks off early next week and will run until October 31. Up for grabs is a haul of discounts for new customers […]
People like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs are seen as superhuman. But real leaders can innovate too. Here’s where to start. Take Elon Musk. He’s launched several successful businesses including PayPal, one of the first secure online payment systems; SpaceX a private space company which is trying to beat NASA to [...]
Elon Musk announces a social-referral program for the Tesla Model S.
The open letter signed by thousands of scientists and engineers, including international notables such as Stephen Hawking, Steve Wozniak and Elon Musk, was a legitimate expression of alarm at accelerating military research that incorporates Artificial Intelligence in weapon systems. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk told press Wednesday that people who refer 10 people to buy the company’s new Model X would get one for free, Mashable is reporting (via Car and Driver). The caveats: You need to be the first in your region...Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. Months ago, Elon Musk reiterated that Tesla was still production limited, not demand limited. However, he also noted that Tesla might need to stimulate demand for the Model S by the end of the year. If so,...Show More Summary
DO WE NEED TO BAN KILLER AI? Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking think so.
The age of electrification across the transportation sector, the solar panel revolution, and Tesla’s battery gigafactory are igniting a battle for the cheapest battery. That will transform lithium into a boom-time mineral and the hottest commodity on the energy investor’s radar. Show More Summary
You don't really think of Tesla Motors when it comes to incentive deals. And yet, even the electric car company admits it needs some help. CEO Elon Musk says Tesla is going to give $1,000 off a Model S to anyone who is referred by a current owner, according to Bloomberg. [...]
If your friend owns a Tesla Model S and you want one, Elon Musk has just the deal for you. At a phone-in news conference Wednesday, Elon Musk announced Tesla is beginning a new experimental referral program which knocks $1,000 off the price of a Model S for buyers who are given a referral link from current Model S owners. Show More Summary
The age of electrification across the transportation sector, the solar panel revolution, and Tesla’s battery gigafactory are igniting a battle for the cheapest battery. That will transform lithium into a boom-time mineral...