Talking Tesla

Mel Herbert, Tom Wolfson and Robert Rosenbloom talk all things Tesla.

Ep 87 - Robert Talks To Elon

Supercharging For All ??

https://electrek.co/2017/05/20/tesla-free-unlimited-supercharging/

https://www.tesla.com/support/supercharging

http://www.teslarati.com/tesla-referral-program-semi-unveiling-event-prize/   

Toyota and EV’s

https://electrek.co/2017/05/19/toyota-ceo-tesla-iphone-electric-vehicles/

https://electrek.co/2017/05/17/volvo-tesla-says-stop-diesel-electric-vehicle/

Tesla Gigafactory 2 readies for production of solar products to begin this summer

http://www.teslarati.com/tesla-gigafactory-2-ny-solar-panel-tile-production/

Renewable Energy Is Unstoppable, Declares Financial Times (The Big Green Bang: How Renewable Energy Became Unstoppable)

https://cleantechnica.com/2017/05/19/renewable-energy-unstoppable-declares-financial-times/

China Completes Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

https://www.pv-tech.org/news/china-completes-largest-floating-solar-power-plant

LEGO 100% Renewable!

https://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/lego-goes-100-renewable-three-years-early.html

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts | Environment | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/19/arctic-stronghold-of-worlds-seeds-flooded-after-permafrost-melts

Cremated Remains to the Heavens on SpaceX Rocket launch at Vandenberg


http://www.livescience.com/59156-cremated-remains-set-to-launch-spacex-rocket.html?utm_source=notification

http://www.teslarati.com/spacex-launch-ashes-elysium-space-falcon9/

Hyperloop & Tesla’s Boring Tunnels


http://www.teslarati.com/musks-boring-co-reveals-plan-support-hyperloop-published-faq/

 

Mars-like soil makes super strong bricks when compressed (what about subterranean Los Angeles soil?)

https://www.engadget.com/2017/04/27/mars-like-soil-makes-super-strong-bricks-when-compressed/

Autonomous robot 3D printers like this could help build homes for us on other planets

https://www.theverge.com/2017/4/27/15447578/autonomous-robot-3d-printers-mit-homes-planets

Watch People With Accents Confuse the Hell Out of AI Assistants

https://www.wired.com/2017/05/ai-assistants-accented-english/?mbid=social_twitter

Links from Listener Letters:

Name: Andy Kremer

Subject: Some very interesting info on renewable energy sources and the future of mankind

https://dothemath.ucsd.edu/2011/10/sustainable-means-bunkty-to-me/

https://dothemath.ucsd.edu/2011/07/galactic-scale-energy/

https://dothemath.ucsd.edu/2011/11/mpg-of-a-human/

Name: Alan Benson

Subject: The beer does stay colder with the power on - Solar & Storage WA farmers Guardian article

Article from the Guardian...

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/may/15/blackout-parties-how-solar-and-storage-made-wa-farmers-the-most-popular-in-town

Name: John Ford

Subject: Babcock Ranch - town going 100% solar

https://www.babcockranch.com/

Name: Pat

Subject:Solar Shading

Here is a link with more details about how they work:

http://www.electronics-tutorials.ws/diode/bypass-diodes.html