Calm between the storms
July 02, 2014, 10:38pm
“Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport. If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property landmines behind us to inhibit others, we are acting in a manner contrary to that goal. Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use our technology.”
An interesting move! It will most likely increase the pace of innovation in the electric car race a bit… And since traditional automotive companies are extremely slow this will definitively increase the gap between the fast and the slow.
Elon Musk shows also that he believes the world isn’t a zero sum game, but a game of sharing where many can win if they collaborate. Another important lessons for traditional companies!
June 12, 2014, 6:59pm
“I want to be wise. I want to see the world. I want to be rich in all the foods I’ve tasted and all the places I’ve been and all the people I’ve kissed. I want to be rich in every single way.”
— Sam Smith. Read the entire Fader interview here.
May 28, 2014, 10:58am