Author Archives: Kevin

About Kevin

Just an old guy with opinions that I like to bounce off other people.

Tesla reporting vs. journalism — shame on CNBC

So this is a rant about a recent story on CNBC’s website, the headline of which read: Tesla Model 3 was traveling up to 90 mph before fatal crash in Florida, NTSB finds As far as I can tell, the … Continue reading

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Tesla goodies

I took delivery of my Tesla Model 3 in August of 2018. Most cars just get older with wear, but Teslas improve in some ways with age. It comes with over-the-air firmware updates. This post details some of the improvements … Continue reading

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Charging towards New York

I drove from my home in central Virginia to Stamford, Connecticut, (through New York) and back this past weekend. I want to share my EV charging experience. My 3-year-old Tesla Model 3 Long Range (Tesla lets you name your car; … Continue reading

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Anticipation — An autonomous vehicle story

It’s Monday and this Friday, according to Elon Musk, the long-anticipated “Request Button” is supposed to start rolling out to the Tesla fleet. The button requests access to Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta, something that up to now only existed on … Continue reading

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The receding past

Time passes and memory fades. Things wear out and are discarded. The hymn says, “change and decay, all around I see.” But there is a countercurrent, thanks to the Internet. Things that I have searched for unsuccessfully in years past … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is trying to rig the 2020 election.

This article comes out of a federal lawsuit about mail-in voting in Nevada. As I discuss the suit, feel free to follow along with the complaint.1 One has to read the complaint for a bit to get to the meat … Continue reading

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Google search is really good

I read this article at the New York Times a while back, and I wanted to locate it again. I typed in a search query into Google: trump covie-19 repeated warnings site:nytimes.com Google first figured out that I meant “covid” … Continue reading

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