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Issue 157 - Learning with Andrej Karpathy
Some news about the Cybertruck, Elon tweeted that it won’t have handles. I assume it will have a similar mechanism as the new Roadster.
Several folks have reported this at the same time. According to some sources (or maybe only one?), Tesla is building the production line in Fremont and plans to ship it to Giga Texas, and start production sometime in Q3. Do you think is possible?
Super interesting (and rare) interview to Andrej Karpathy, Director of AI at Tesla, where he talks about how he immigrated to Canada, came to Stanford to do his Ph.D., started the class about deep learning, and of course his experience at Tesla. It is always great to hear Andrej talking about AI, he makes it sound so simple. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with the world!
Love the Semi, I can’t wait to see them on the road!
An extract of the podcast that I mentioned above. It’s really interesting to hear how they collect and analyze the data that we, the drivers, provide, even not in AP.
I love projecting the FSD visualization on top of what he is recording. Really nice video.
Elon said this was coming a few weeks ago. Probably a good option if you happen to have a bunch of Bitcoin and “don’t know what to do with them”.
Tesla just released them for free, thanks Greentheonly for noticing!
Refreshed S and X are coming without a gear stalk and instead, they have what Tesla calls ‘smart shift’. With the smart shift, the car will try to predict the gear that you want, which sounds great but, what if you want to override it? Well, it seems that you can just slide the car on the screen for it to change from D to R.
Is Tesla finally going to release the LR AWD version of their Model Y? It would make sense since they killed the SR version a month or so ago, under 250 miles of range wasn’t acceptable for Tesla, I know a bunch of people who would be extremely happy if this is true.
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What the acronym?
As Tesla fan I find myself sometimes having to remember what are all those acronyms, here is a list of the ones you can find in this issue.
- AI - Artificial Intelligence
- AWD - All-Wheel Drive
- FSD - Full Self-Driving
- LR - Long Range
- SR - Standard Range
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