camerasTwo Cheap Cameras Can Provide LiDAR-like Object Detection for Self-Driving

Cornell researchers can use two inexpensive cameras on either side of the windshield to detect objects with nearly LiDAR’s accuracy and at a fraction of the cost. Currently, the LIDAR implementation needs three devices and a cost of $10,000 per …

artificial intelligenceWill Elon and Tesla Prove the Doubters Wrong on the Robotic Taxi Master Plan

Elon described costs and details of the master plan for a robotaxi fleet and service at Autonomy Day. Many are criticizing the full self-driving plan and do not believe it will be achieved or will be far, far later. The …

batteriesTriple Battery Density in 3-5 Years for Triple Electric Car Range

Innolith AG, Swiss maker of rechargeable Inorganic Battery Technology, says they have the world's first 1000 Wh/kg rechargeable battery. This would triple the range of electric cars. The Innolith Energy Battery would radically reduce costs by not using exotic and …

elon muskTesla May Build the Model Y Under a Tent in Fremont

Tesla announced their terrible financial results in the first quarter in their earnings call. They had $700 million in losses. Other information from the Tesla call: The Model Y could be built under a tent in Fremont but the Gigafactory …

amazonMicrosoft Surging Over $1 Trillion to Number One

Microsoft stock surging over $1 trillion in market value in after hours trading with a strong earnings report.

artificial intelligenceAI Can Be Used to Find Good CO2 Absorbing Micro Capsules

Micro-Encapsulated CO2 Sorbents (MECS) are a possible technology to capture carbon from the atmosphere. They are tiny, reusable capsules full of a sodium carbonate solution that can absorb carbon dioxide from the air. Scientists run three fluids through a series …