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How OES Are You?

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Before I start, two bits of business: (1) we really, honestly, truly think we’ve nailed the latency problem. Try and see! I am very interested to know your results. (2) If you didn’t see it before, remember we’re having a WEBINAR which I discussed in this post. In fact, the CEO just wrote me and nailed down a date and time – January 31st at 2 p.m. PST (that’s an hour after the market closes). So please go to the post if you haven’t and sign up.

So, now – – in my review of Coming Apart, I alluded to a questionnaire in the book which measures how much of an Overeducated Elitist Snob you are (and this is offered in the most loving way possible). Just for fun, take the quiz below – it only takes a couple of minutes – and give yourself a point for each “Yes”. See how YOU rate! The lowest the score, the bigger an OES!

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Elon’s Really Reaching

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Tesla is a company that attracts a lot of emotion, both positive and negative. I stopped trying to short it months ago, in spite of all the good arguments for doing so, since the beast is just so incredibly strong. I mean, hell, TSLA even went up more than 1% on Friday in the face of a total market collapse.

As a product-maker, though, I’m a fan. I absolutely love my Tesla Model S, and I’d recommend it to anyone. But, I gotta tell ya, I think Elon is starting to run out of feature ideas. Allow me to show you a feature in the latest upgrade:

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