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

https://www.investopedia.com/news/steve-wozniak-turns-tesla-critic-doesnt-trust-elon-musk/

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 -- https://gizmodo.com/5462205/steve-wozniak-update-on-his-prius-problems


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  • (Score: 2) by Freeman on Thursday February 01 2018, @05:14PM

    by Freeman (732) on Thursday February 01 2018, @05:14PM (#631553) Journal

    Seriously, they could post something along the lines of "This is what Steve Wozniak had for breakfast" and I would still be interested. Now, if there were a lot of fluff pieces about him it would eventually get filtered out as noise. Steve Wozniak is living pretty much every geek's dream. He got to do what he liked, ended up with a decent chunk of cash, but didn't end up with the crazed fan girl kind of Fame. That's like a Grand Slam in Baseball (Getting as many scores as possible with one home run).

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