Monthly Archives: May 2019
Stanphyl Capital letter to investors for the month of December 2017 discussing their short position in Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), but the real alpha from the fund comes from under the radar micro-cap value plays, one was up over 280% in a 12 month time frame last year. for in-depth coverage of Stanphyl’s latest small cap […]
After the race for fully self-driving cars heated up in 2016, 2017 became a year with exciting developments – many billions of dollars changed hands for self-driving car related acquisitions(1) and many collaborations were started(2). But besides progress, 2017 also showed some limits: Tesla was plagued by defections from their SDC team and had to […]
Today, countless jobs are quickly turned over to mechanization and robotics, resulting in what many people fear could turn into large-scale unemployment. In fact, SpaceX and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk, along with Bill Gates and Stephen Hawking, have expressed such concerns. Last month, amidst North Korean tensions, Musk tweeted that artificial intelligence (AI) posed a […]
As technology continues to advance, it’s becoming clear that many cars will soon be able to drive themselves. While there’s definitely something enjoyable for many people about manually driving a car, it’s easy to see the benefits of letting an AI do the work. Whether it’s to relax and prepare for your day during a […]
Honda’s on a roll with new cars and new technologies, while Cadillac and Nissan bookend autonomous drive methods. Here’s our automotive favorites for 2018. The post ExtremeTech’s Best Cars and Car Tech for 2018 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Volvo is putting cameras in vehicles to see people interact with driver-assistance features and will use the data in designing fully autonomous cars.
Apple often maintains a ridiculously high level of secrecy around its yet-to-launch products. Back in October, it had fired an engineer who allowed his daughter to make a video of the iPhone X before the phone hit the store shelves. But the company is now allowing its researchers to share their work – primarily related […]
Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), it seems, is not satisfied with just making cars and batteries, it wants to bring more manufacturing in-house. The company now reportedly plans to make the Tesla AI chip optimized for self-driving applications. Blomst / Pixabay Tesla “serious” about AI On Thursday, at the machine learning conference NIPS, CEO Elon Musk was heard […]
Wharton’s John Paul MacDuffie and Northeastern’s Andrea Matwyshyn discuss Uber’s handling of its data breach. http://d1c25a6gwz7q5e.cloudfront.net/audio/20171129C-KWR-Matwyshyn-MacDuffie.mp3 Ride-hailing app company Uber is not about to see any immediate loss of customers following recent disclosures that it failed to notify both regulators and the public about a huge data breach. But the company is facing serious longer-term […]