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Teslafounders.com now invitation only?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by edo, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. edo

    edo Member

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    I tried to visit teslafounders.com, and got a message that I had to log in.

    I made an account (yep, I'm that committed) and it told me that the blog was limited to select users.

    Anyone here one of those select users? I was wondering if Martin answered my last post...
     
  2. doug

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    Weird. I suppose there's a possibility that this is a condition of the settlement. Or it could just be some technical issue with the site.
     
  3. Palpatine

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    I have sent Martin an email to inquire.
     
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    Sounds pretty likely, but this could also be someone being a kludge with the Wordpress setup. Or maybe Martin wants to change the format of the site to a more forum like place than a blog f.inst.?

    Cobos
     
  6. mpt

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    Hopefully we'll get the scoop asap one of our own manages the blog for Martin.

    Technical error or refresh, which is it?
     
  7. Chris H.

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    Looks like the TF blog is closed for good, per Martin.
     
  8. Bud

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    Chris,

    Thanks for the information about the blog! I'll miss it, but Martin will always be one of my heroes and I'm for anything that leads to the best possible outcome of the settlement. I just hope that someday we'll get to hear the story about Wally giving him an airplane.
     
  9. Chris H.

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    Maybe someday Martin will start another blog and tell that story. I'd also like to hear about the interactions between Martin, Alan Cocconi and Tom Gage during 2003-2004.
     
  10. tomsax

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    I notice that Elon's response to Martin's suit has disappeared from Tesla's blog. Now if you click on the "Soap Opera" tab, you get "Building Model S: A Perfectionist Defines Tesla’s Design Language." Some of the blogs listed under "Soap Opera" are quite amusing, including my all-time ironic favorite, "Tax incentives: Why the Roadster costs less than its sticker price."
     
  11. doug

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    Yeah, they should go ahead and change that back to "Leadership" or whatever it was.
     
  12. edo

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    Ahhhhhhh!!!

    AAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!

    Sorry for yelling, but I just realized that we no longer have access to martin's invaluable slides outlining various electric drive benefits (i.e. corn based ethanol will take ~100% of the arable land to provide the transportation fuel needed, that were better off burning the corn to make electricity, and that it only takes ~100miX100mi of non-arable land to renewablly make the electricity needed for transportation) :frown::frown::frown::frown:

    Does anyone have these? Can anyone get them?
     
  13. edo

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  14. Tin-Chicken

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    Take a look at this Tesla Motors - Leadership

    It might have some of the detail you are looking for.

    Lisa.
     
  15. edo

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    Thanks, Lisa!

    The link does have most of the slides I was looking for. It's good to have someone here that knows the TM blogs like the back of her hand :wink:

    The Focus Green slides can be extracted from the archive video.

    There were others that were useful from that post and from the "greenest county fair" post (and if anyone has them...)
     
  16. dpeilow

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    I think I have a couple somewhere. The 2.8kW garage is a favourite.

    However, it would be good if Martin could make them available again (perhaps on this server) as I point people to them fairly regularly. I can't think there is anything controversial in there.
     
  17. dpeilow

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    Found the two slides I have:

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