October 17, 2017

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

I generally adhere to my machismo of being hard-pressed to be star-struck or enamored by anyone, let alone another man. However, that essentially gets thrown out the window with respect to Elon Musk. I have long been an unabashed fan of Tesla and as a software and web addict have been aware of Elon since his paypal days and long fancied him an entrepreneur worth emulating, or at the very least understanding at a deeper level than CNN or Reddit. That is where Ashlee Vance came to the rescue with his book Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. There is an anecdote in the book that…

July 7, 2017

A Car With No Name

My kids have always named everything. Our cars, TVs, you name it. As it’s getting closer to the likelihood of owning a Model 3, I am beginning to wonder; what should we name it. As our Buick is named Bjorn, and our RAM 1500 Ragnar, my personal vote is Thor.