The game plan for #Tesla was to get out as far ahead of the big car companies while they still could and then figure out what to do once electrification became more common.
Because once GM, Ford, Honda, et al. came around, they'd have far more resources and ability to produce electric cars than lil' ol' Tesla.
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"We're going to give all the power to a small group of bureaucrats so that they'll stop all of the power belonging to a small group of plutocrats…
…and we'll never question them because they're called The People's Party. And they'll represent the people and no one will own anything and at last we'll have returned to Eden and no one will ever be sad again."
I feel like so much in the way of old standards and programs should just be public domain after a certain point.
I mean, that was the entire point of copyright; to protect the creator's rights in the short term and then allow those good ideas to be usable by anyone in the long term. CD came out nearly 40 years ago. That's practically a eon in modern digital technology.
I never had a #facebook. I looked into it circa '08 and thought, "this site layout is *horrible*." And immediately left.
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