Tom MacWright

I read Ludicrous by Edward Niedermeyer on


The challenge of Elon Musk is how to think about him less. He’s a man who loves being discussed, inserting himself into every news story, telling wild tales and cultivating his fandom.

This book about Tesla and Elon Musk is full of simple examinations of Musk’s many exaggerations and lies. Tesla accelerated the transition to electric vehicles - nobody’s arguing that. But the way they got there, and the extent of their success versus what Musk says they’ve done, is pretty astounding. On so many occasions, Tesla has been buying its future with lies, one day at a time.