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posted by martyb on Wednesday January 31 2018, @09:53PM   Printer-friendly
from the voice-of-Jobs-experience dept.

Steve Wozniak spoke recently at the Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm. A clipping from the end of the short article,

After years of upgrades and new sensors, Woz sees Tesla as a company that has made major promises and delivered well under the bar. "I love that car, but the trouble is Elon Musk is portrayed in a lot of moves with a lack of faith and trust," he said. "What he says, can you really believe in him? Is he just a good salesman, like Jobs, and may not be there [in the end]?"

Wozniak went as far as to suggest that "every other car manufacturer in the world," including Audi and BMW, "are actually ahead of Tesla for self-driving cars." He then praised his Chevy Bolt EV, which he prefers to drive for everyday life.

It doesn't seem that long ago that Woz was calling out Toyota for problems with the cruise control on his Prius, but here's an update from 2010 --

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  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by c0lo on Thursday February 01 2018, @02:49AM (1 child)

    by c0lo (156) Subscriber Badge on Thursday February 01 2018, @02:49AM (#631307) Journal

    -- Nothing is 100% reliable, especially you.

    At least I'll be dead mainly because of my fault rather than the fault of a tired programmer, a je-m'en-fiche QA and a clueless mid-level manager with a agile-dev, deliver early, deliver-often, God will sort them out mindset.

    -- They can just spy on you using your cell phone that you willingly take everywhere you go.

    I haven't heard yet of any mobile able to communicate from inside a proper Faraday cage.
    An tin/Al foil is good for blocking the microwave signal, works both for tin-foil hats and for mobile phone enclosures.

    Now, go wrap your car in Al foil and then we'll discuss some more.

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  • (Score: 2) by kazzie on Thursday February 01 2018, @10:35AM

    by kazzie (5309) Subscriber Badge on Thursday February 01 2018, @10:35AM (#631412)

    Make sure you wrap the car windows in foil too, or the Faraday cage won't work.