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Shwetak Patel, Dave Eaton in Seattle Times on “Why Tesla?”


Dave Eaton and his Tesla Model S

UW CSE and EE professor Shwetak Patel and UW Dean of the Graduate School Dave Eaton are two of Washington State’s Tesla Model S owners.  They’re interviewed in today’s Seattle Times:

“‘We’re subsidizing the future car,’ said Shwetak Patel … He never thought he’s spend so much on a car, but that was never the only thing they were buying.”

Read more on the Seattle Times website here.  Pdf here.