Shiny New Bling

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    I had to give my friend Ira some grief for being such a late adopter…

    Better to be early and dirty or late and great?

    1. jurvetson 51 months ago | reply

      a sneak peek of the Model S alpha build engineering just went online

    2. vennettaj 51 months ago | reply

      either better than never..when it comes to some things ...like this car :P
      you mean one can adopt it?...liiike without money ;)

    3. gsikich1 51 months ago | reply

      Great shot - his smile speaks volumes. Thanks for the recommendation.

    4. thepretenda 51 months ago | reply

      Lightspeed ahead!

    5. solerena 51 months ago | reply

      yes, he looks happy, got the belle of the ball... shiny and new:)
      maybe custom made...

    6. jurvetson 51 months ago | reply

      and a wonderful prize. Ira was one of the first cleantech investors, back when he was an outlier... a relatively lone voice.... organizing conferences for years on the topic and seeing the opportunities that lie ahead. So it's a bright shiny day, amplified by his smile...

    7. jurvetson 51 months ago | reply

      This just in from our roving Rachel at CES:

      eCoupled at CES

      eCoupled had cobbled together an wireless inductive charging pad for the Tesla. So if you park over a charging area, there's no need to touch anything to get a charge. They claim it’s 90% as efficient as a direct wire connect.

      They are going to have to figure out how to hide the plug methinks. =)

    8. solerena 51 months ago | reply

      Heard his passionate talk at GTS... so he was early and brave:)....

    9. Black&Color 51 months ago | reply

      I'll take one anytime.

    10. jurvetson 51 months ago | reply

      =)

      and my peeps are having a little race....

    11. Black&Color 51 months ago | reply

      Oh, that looks cool! Quite a drive.

    12. bavarianautohaus 42 months ago | reply

      Great photo!

      I used it on my blog and added a link back to this page. Here is a link if you want to check it out:
      bavarianautohaus.net/blog/better-understanding-extended-w...
      Thanks!

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