Elon Musk not-so-subtly reminds us again that AI will probably lead to our destruction

July 18, 2017

Image: Paul Sancya/AP/REX/Shutterstock For years, Elon Musk has warned us about the dangers of artificial intelligence even igniting a global discussion on the danger, calling it our greatest existential threat next to nukes. Worth reading Superintelligence by Bostrom. We need to be super careful with AI. Potentially more dangerous than nukes. Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 3, 2014 In a speech at the National Governor’s Association on Saturday, the Tesla CEO…

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Elon Musk just gave us our first real look at Tesla’s newest car

July 10, 2017

Elon Musk was the first to share images of the new Model 3.Image: tesla The Tesla Model 3 is finally here. After months of hype, a bonkers production plan, and multiple prototypes spotted zooming around California, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the first production Model 3. First Production Model 3 pic.twitter.com/TCa2NSUNI3 Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 9, 2017 Ira Ehrenpreis had rights to 1st car as he was 1st to place…

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Crunch Report | Comma.ai Launches Panda

July 9, 2017

Comma.ai launches an $88 universal gondola interface announced Panda Tesla will build world-wides largest artillery storage equipment for Australian gust farm Credits Written by : Tito Hamze, John Mannes Hosted by : Tito Hamze Filmed by : Joe Zolnoski Edited by: Chris Gates Notes : < li> I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report( Its a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself ). If you are…

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Toyota has ended its ‘historic’ partnership with Tesla

June 6, 2017

Image: VCG via Getty Images The partnership between Toyota and Tesla has finally wound to an end. The Japanese car marker on Saturday announced that it had sold the last of its stake in Tesla, as it prepares to launch its own purely electric car. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk promises smoother new autopilot for Tesla cars According to former engineers, a culture clash had emerged between the two companies, with…

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Elon Musk’s Twitter feed is the one you need to pay attention to

May 20, 2017

Image: Vicky Leta/Mashable When you hear about Twitter these days, chances are it’s because of the latest dispatches from our bombastic, erratic Tweeter-in-Chief, Donald J. Trump. The President’s use of the platform is unprecedented, and he might even be the driving force in its sudden growth spurt last quarter. But his tweets for all the @replies, news stories, and perhaps investigations they’ve inspired are really just the sideshow. There’s another…

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This company wants to beat Tesla at its clean energy game

May 20, 2017

Solar panels + battery storage + electric vehicle = living the clean energy dream.Image: Vivint solar Tesla isn’t the only automaker vying to claim your rooftop as well as your garage. Mercedes-Benz now wants to sell you a full “ecosystem” of clean energy services, including solar panels that charge battery packs, which in turn charge electric vehicles or at least let you store daytime solar power for nighttime use. The…

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Tesla reportedly treats factory workers like many successful start-ups: Like afterthoughts

May 19, 2017

Tesla employees work on a Model S car in the Tesla factory in Fremont, California.Image: Jeff Chiu/AP/REX/Shutterstock Silicon Valley companies are often built around making the world more efficient, but engineering efficiency has a human cost many of them either didn’t see coming or would like to forget. Tesla, it seems, is no different. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk says we’re only 2 years from being able to nap in self-driving…

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Tesla teams up with a utility company to firm up its power grid

May 17, 2017

Some lucky Vermonters will have a shot at super cheap Powerwalls.Image: tesla Tesla is pairing up with a Vermont utility provider to offer subsidized Powerwall battery packs to bolster its power grid and give customers a chance to harness its energy when other lights go out. Vermont’s Green Mountain Power (GMP), a utility company with a decidedly environmental focus, will be the first power provider in the world to integrate…

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Elon Musk predicts we’ll be napping in our self-driving cars in just 2 years

May 3, 2017

Multi-company tech mogul Elon Musk recently laid out plans for his traffic-defeating Boring company during a talk at the TED conference, but now, we finally have the full video of his appearance. And he delivers a few more interesting comments. Answering a question regarding how long it will be before we can hop in our self-driving car, give it directions, and then take a nap until we’ve reached out destination,…

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