tesla   5957

« earlier    

Reno Is Starting to Look More Like Silicon Valley - Bloomberg
The Reno area scored some early wins, such as a new, highly automated factory run by Ardagh Group SA that churns out 3.5 million cans of tomato paste and other food products a day. Then came the big get in 2014, when Tesla Inc. chose the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center to build what will be the largest factory in the world and promised to create 6,500 permanent jobs in exchange for $1.3 billion in tax incentives.
Reno  Nevada  high-tech  tesla  gigafactory  Around-the-web  this-week-390 
yesterday by areadevelopment
Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months • Reuters
Subbrat Patnaik:
<p>Tesla Inc said the head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, left the company in less than six months since joining the electric carmaker.

"Chris just wasn't the right fit for Tesla, and we've decided to make a change," a Tesla spokeswoman told Reuters in an email on Tuesday.

"Turns out that Tesla isn't a good fit for me after all," Lattner, who worked at Apple Inc (AAPL.O) for more than a decade before joining Tesla in January, tweeted. "I'm interested to hear about interesting roles for a seasoned engineering leader!"

Tesla said it hired Andrej Karpathy as director of artificial intelligence and Tesla Vision team, the spokeswoman said.

Karpathy, who most recently worked as a research scientist at OpenAI, will directly report to Chief Executive Elon Musk.</p>


Lattner led the creation of the Swift computer language at Apple. (Afterwards he tweeted: "Yes, I do have seven years' experience of Swift.") He did feel like an odd choice to lead its autonomous driving unit. And so it proved.
tesla  lattner 
2 days ago by charlesarthur

« earlier    

related tags

2017-05-10  2017  ai  algorithms  america  andrej-karpathy  andrej  apache  api  arbeid  around-the-web  article  artificial_intelligence  auta  auto  automation  automobiles  automotive-industry  automotive  autonom  autopilot  autopilots  battery  batterystorage  bicycles  bookmarking  bots  bug  business  california  car  care  cars  china  chris  conductivity  consent  cool  creative  csr  cyclists  data  data_driven  data_quality  deep-learning  deep  digital_economy  disruption  economics  elbil  electric-car  electric-vehicle  electric  electricity  elon-musk  elon.musk  elon  elonmusk  emotionalintelligence  energy  environment  essays  ev  exhaust_data  expert  favorites  finance  future  ge  gigafactory  government  gpu  greenmountainpower  ground  gtm  hal_varian  health  high-tech  hot_wheels  information_flows  injuries  innovation  insurance  invest  investing  investor  jobs  karpathy  kit  kmh  labor  lattner  leadership  lean  learning  linux  loyalty_management  machine  makers  management  manufacturing  market  may  mba  mineral  mobile  mobility  model3  mph  musk  mydata  network_effects  nevada  nvidia  personal_data  philosophy  physics  plan  policy  predix  privacy  python  real-time  reno  resume  revenue  robots  roof  safety  samochody  self-driving  seller  selling  server  shop-floor  short  solar-panels  solar  ssl  statistics  subsidies  sun  sustainability  tax  taxes  taxpolicy  technology  teotaxi  this-week-386  this-week-390  tiles  to-read  toyota  transaction_costs  trends  tsla  uber  ubuntu  ui  unions  unstructured_data  utopianism  ux  veilig  veiligheid  video  vision  volvo  waze  whoa  work  wp  wpthemes  wynajem  youtube 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: