Everything you really should never know about Tesla software

  • Greetings! Model 3 Owners Club is expanding! Our new name is Tesla Global Owners Club. Content remains unaffected, just a new logo, name and new domain. You'll just have to login to your existing account and carry on as before. Thank-you for your continued support! Read more here

garsh

Dis Member
Moderator
M3OC Supporting Member
Joined
Apr 4, 2016
Messages
9,358
Location
Pittsburgh PA
Tesla Owner
Model 3
Country
Country
#1
This twitter thread is incredible.
Yes, sometimes scary, but I don't think it's FUD. It has a ring of truth to these software developer's ears.

Read at the risk of your own sanity.
If you just want to be happy with your Tesla ownership, skip it. :)

 

ravisorg

Active Member
Joined
Jun 27, 2018
Messages
47
Location
Canada
Tesla Owner
Model 3
Country
Country
#4
This twitter thread is incredible.
Yes, sometimes scary, but I don't think it's FUD. It has a ring of truth to these software developer's ears.

Read at the risk of your own sanity.
If you just want to be happy with your Tesla ownership, skip it. :)

Interesting reading. I know a guy that works at ford that tells stories exactly like this.

Not to say things can’t be improved. They should definitely work to that end. But ford seems to still be in business and all their customers haven’t died despite the same kind of stories.
 

MRinPDX

Active Member
M3OC Supporting Member
Joined
Jul 1, 2018
Messages
64
Location
Portland OR
Tesla Owner
Model 3
Country
Country
#5
I agree @garsh . Been there, done that. And he does sound like a typical sw eng; everyone else does dumb things, mgmt is ____, etc.:) What does he mean "we had firmware qa" I wonder. :fearscream:
 

miguelóy

New Member
Joined
Aug 27, 2018
Messages
3
Location
DFW
Tesla Owner
Model 3
Country
Country
#6
Thanks for posting. I'm a developer myself so I enjoyed it and can relate. Or at least understand the mindset of guys like that (@MRinPDX - good description).

But it does remind me of the time I quit chorizo forever after reading an ingredients label.
 

Tombolian

Active Member
M3OC Supporting Member
Joined
Sep 26, 2018
Messages
96
Location
Antioch, CA
Tesla Owner
Model 3
Country
Country
#7
Fun read. Reminds me of a few engineers that I have the pleasure of working with. Sounds like any other company to me though; it comes down to the EEs leftover when the smarter ones vacate usually over salary. I honestly don't know how most of the companies in this world put their pants on correctly.