The T in Tesla Stands for Trash: Owners Now Face Criminal Prosecution

Clearly I’m a huge fan of Tesla CEO Elon Musk and have a lot of respect for him. You can read all about it in my many posts on Tesla engineering practices. Just kidding. But seriously, I’ve just read a very bizarre article by an automotive automation expert (redundant, I know) about Tesla’s “self-driving” software. … Continue reading The T in Tesla Stands for Trash: Owners Now Face Criminal Prosecution

It’s official: Tesla makes some of the least safe or reliable cars

I’ve written far too many times on this blog already about the abysmal engineering management practices of Tesla. It really is an example of how not to run a company, given its atrocious safety record and sub-par quality compared to other brands. Explanations are very easy to come by… for one thing the CEO is … Continue reading It’s official: Tesla makes some of the least safe or reliable cars

Is Shooting at a Tesla Ethical?

You may be interested to hear that researchers have posted an “automation” proof-of-concept for ethics. Delphi is a computational model for descriptive ethics, i.e., people’s moral judgments on a variety of everyday situations. We are releasing this to demonstrate what state-of-the-art models can accomplish today as well as to highlight their limitations. It’s important to … Continue reading Is Shooting at a Tesla Ethical?

1 Death = Total Recall: Volvo Quietly Blows Tesla Out of the Water

The Drive has reported this as “…a lot that goes into making Volvo one of the world’s safest auto brands.” Volvo undeniably puts safety first, above all else. They famously said a long time ago that zero deaths is their vision. Volvo –- whose XC90 was among the nine vehicles cited by the IIHS [with … Continue reading 1 Death = Total Recall: Volvo Quietly Blows Tesla Out of the Water