Hey Elon,

It’s Mike from down the 880. Just wanted to thank you for making the automobile exciting again with stuff like open source, and upgrade paths.

In that spirit, I have a design question. Is it a rule that an electric car has to look like a prop in Robocop 3? Don’t get me wrong, no one likes that sleek modern body style more than me. Wait, I got that wrong. Actually everyone does. In fact,

During the dotcom bubble of the late 90’s, I worked as a creative director in a division of a marketing firm that specialized in startups. This startup division was created not just because there was a lot of VC money in Silicon Valley, but also because there was a lot of VC money in Silicon Valley.

We had a pretty good process in place to position each new company, create their identity, and execute the basic deliverables that would