artificial intelligenceTesla Autonomy Software

Tesla Autonomy Investor Day described their software. Tesla has a shadow mode where they can compare alternative software algorithms against the current software. Tesla will only proceed from shadow mode to early adopter software rollout if the Shadow Mode software …

artificial intelligenceElon Predicts that in the Future People Will Demand No Human Drivers

Elon Musk Predicts that in the future people will demand that there be no human drivers. This will make it inevitable that steering wheels will be removed from safe full self-driving cars. The steering wheels will be removed.

futureBreakthrough Starshot Update #SpaceAccess2019

Peter Klupar is presenting on Breakthrough Starshot at Access Space 2019. Peter reviewed the Breakthrough initiatives, Breakthrough prize, Breakthrough Listen and the Junior Breakthrough challenge. Breakthough Watch looks at exoplanets up to 15 light years away. The

energyAntimatter Catalyzed Fusion Propulsion Update

Positron Dynamics will use Krypton isotopes to generate positrons and catalyze fusion propulsion. #SpaceAccess2019

futureDeep Fakes With Synthetic Media #TCRobotics

AI-based tools are proving capable of fabricating or modifying imagery and audio in ways that are nearly indistinguishable from reality. #TCRobi

futureSatellite Wars

SpaceX Starlink satellites, Amazon new Kuiper and OneWeb are competing for the low latency low-earth satellite market. This market will be worth tens of billions of dollars per year.