Cars Keep Getting Better. That Makes Disruption Harder.

Cars Keep Getting Better. That Makes Disruption Harder.

On Wednesday, Tesla Inc. announced its second-quarter results. Those results, along with Elon Musk’s apologies to analysts for his rudeness three months earlier, pushed its stock price up and 2025 bond yields down. During the earnings call, Musk and his colleagues...
Innovation Cant FixUrban Transportations Woes

Innovation Cant FixUrban Transportations Woes

Urban transportation is undergoing a revolution. Offerings such as Uber and Lyft as well as car- and bike-sharing services are widely believed to reduce congestion and generally make urban dwellers more mobile; driverless cars are expected to provide further benefits....
Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isnt Here Yet

Relax, Google, the Robot Army Isnt Here Yet

People can differ on their perceptions of “evil.” People can also change their minds. Still, it's hard to wrap one's head around how Google, famous for its “don't be evil” company motto, dealt with a small Defense Department...
Fired Tesla Workers Still Love Elon Musk

Fired Tesla Workers Still Love Elon Musk

Tesla Inc. just started bidding farewell to more than 3,000 employees, the biggest layoffs in the company’s 15-year history. Some of those who lost their jobs have had surprisingly positive parting words to share with the chief executive who let them go.  “It is the...