Chinese Researchers Train Neural Net to See in the Dark

I’m constantly amazed with what neural networks can do. Many people say autonomous cars need LIDAR because cameras don’t work well in the dark. Leaving aside the fact that cars have headlights, check out these results. The researchers seem to have improved significantly on the previous state of the art in neural net based low […]

Autopilot Live Miles Counter Updated

At the request of several readers (thank you for the reminder), I’ve updated my Tesla Autopilot lives miles counter, based on Lex Fridman’s estimates. Don’t take this too seriously, it’s just an estimate. I think it reports different numbers on different browsers, so there’s probably some floating point bugs or something –– but it gives […]

Autopilot Dual Redundancy Activated in Latest Update

Tesla hacker @greentheonly reports that the visualization wasn’t the only new thing in the latest Autopilot update: Tesla’s Full Self Driving computer actually consists of two completely separate computers, each with its own processors, RAM, and storage. Each computer runs an operating system that is completely identical yet completely separate from the computer on the […]

Smart Summon Launches in China

In the latest step for Full Self Driving, Smart summon has launched in China today: Smart Summon for China 🇨🇳 is finally here! 🎉 🎉 🎉 pic.twitter.com/dD5m7rEvVv — 特拉风🇨🇳T☰SLA mania (@Tesla__Mania) December 23, 2019