They proposed other people to join in the project … whenever you think you can have the cake and eat it too … it will have huge problems … I thought I could spend most time in @SpaceX and let others run @Tesla but



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Elon got a test drive from @acpropulsion he tried to push them to make the T0 production ready … but they didn’t have interest in that. People wouldn’t buy the electric scion but people would buy a electric sportscar …



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Elon: “But I always wanted to get back to the electric cars … available products where awful … if you want to make it need to be direct to consumer facing can not be a bone-headed legacy company” #SXSW



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pursue it further or do something that can have a big impact … and that was the internet … I talked to Kimbal who was in Canada at that time …” Kimbal: “we were the first to think about Maps and Directions and the first Yellow Pages” #SXSW



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Elon: “When I graduated at Pen … tried to figure out if there was a ultimate solid state capacitor to power an electric car … that was 95 … you could probably publish a scientific paper but it wasn’t yet feasible … I had to make a decision if I would #SXSW



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Kimbal talks about brainstorming “from Philadelphia to Silicon Valley” talking about high speed global internet. K: “2002/2003, talking about electric cars, saw the plan about a Lotus Elise to convert it … it was not so much about could it be done but should it be done”



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the trilogy “Lord of the Rings” … laws need to be short and comprehensible … it should be easier to remove a law then put them in place … otherwise its like in “Gulliver, where over time you are more and more hindered by little strings”



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