Elon Musk’s Symbiotic Marketing Intelligence

October 08, 2019

Business Insider is as fascinated by the adventures of Elon Musk as The Daily Devil’s Dictionary is by his hyperreal illusion machine that clearly beats anything the illusionist David Copperfield has been able to devise. An article informs us of the latest carefully engineered and publicized...

Elon Musk and the Life of a “Superhero”

December 17, 2018

Elon Musk on how the life of a business and scientific superhero is ringed with danger. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary regularly looks to Elon Musk for inspiration because of his status as a hyperreal superhero in the world of technology and his special place in the global celebrity economy....

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Definitely” Not Going Bankrupt

August 22, 2018

Even someone as vulnerable as Elon Musk can, between emotional outbursts, muster the hypocrisy required by a CEO to reassure the press. Elon Musk has never been shy about getting into the news cycle and has often been more inventive in finding pretexts for being talked about than in what most...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Elon Musk Embraces “Comedy”

March 16, 2018

Sit back and relax. More jokes are on their way. A new age of comedy is about to dawn. Elon Musk, whom The Daily Devil’s Dictionary has already crowned the king of hyperreality, has just confirmed our suspicion and even taken it to a higher level. Business Insider reports on Musk’s latest...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Elon Musk and “Hyperreality”

February 05, 2018

Those who find reality boring will find hyperreality truly boring. In the age of Donald Trump, America’s first 100% hyperreal president, Elon Musk may be using his platform of fame to demonstrate the depth and breadth of hyperreality in today’s culture. He is doing this through what may turn...

Could California Go All Electric?

December 07, 2017

California needs to set a date for barring the sale of gas and diesel vehicles. California has been a global leader in renewable energy for two decades. In 2003, we mandated that 20% of our electricity would come from renewable energy by 2010. Critics scoffed, but we did that, and more. In 2011,...

Why Elon Musk Is Like Alfred Escher

October 08, 2017

Tesla is worth more than other major US automakers despite having a fraction of their sales. A Silicon Valley venture capitalist explains why he believes Tesla is still undervalued. Electric-car maker Tesla is worth more than Ford, GM or Fiat Chrysler, despite booking only a fraction of Big...

Trump and the Future of Climate Policy

January 18, 2017

A shift to renewables is making fast progress in America.  As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to an end, the concern that climate change will take a backseat in the next four years has now become a reality. Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump’s vocal statements about wanting the United...

It’s Time to Ditch the Diesels

December 14, 2016

Diesels should be restricted in cities to improve air quality. Four of the world’s biggest cities are to ban diesel cars from their city centers by 2025 in order to improve air quality. The mayors of Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City announced the plans at the C40 Mayors’ Summit on climate...

Tesla Speeds Ahead in the Electric Vehicle Market

April 16, 2016

Tesla’s impressive bookings for its next electric car suggest that it may be close to tapping the mainstream market. “The Week that Electric Vehicles Went Mainstream,” is how Tesla Motors headlined its blog post in early April, citing more than 325,000 pre-bookings for the Model 3...

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