“It’s really hard to get a self-driving car to stop in milliseconds for a pedestrian without 5G”

People have such weird ideas about autonomy… @elonmusk
“those nanoseconds are critical”

“you don’t want to run all computing on the car because it will run out of battery”

…. really now?
who told her this lmao

you do not want to be controlling the car over a fucking internet connection
hey welcome to your robotaxi we are doing all the processing in the cloud

and she goes In glad you asked me about that! like she really has some expertise on this topic lol

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13 Sep
San Francisco Madness on FSD Beta 10!! 😂

Sure, the pre-release software did this with zero disengagements. But there’s no way Tesla could ever do Robotaxis, right? Not in a million years.

$TSLA @elonmusk
Better quality on YouTube:

Raw unedited footage:
If that didn’t blow your mind, I don’t know what to tell you.

Lots of crazy things happened in this video, so let’s take a closer look at the raw footage for the interesting moments in the thread below! 🧵
Read 11 tweets
12 Sep
My friend’s cousin was supposed to get married next weekend, but his wife called it off. Said “they had grown into different people”.

Problem is they already paid for the wedding, venue, and open bar. So now the guy is just inviting all his friends. Still gonna have the party
they emailed all the wedding guests and were like yeah if you still want to come let’s get fucked up
kind of depressing but might also be a wild party
Read 4 tweets
12 Sep
FSD Beta 10 attempts to drive off cliff
FSD Beta is still incredible to me even though it can sometimes do things like this.

You see it, you disengage. No big deal. No need be dramatic and cry and scream like the sky is falling.

It’s still pre-release. Ideally it doesn’t do this, but they will improve it.
with everything they’ve done, is this the unsolvable problem? no
Read 5 tweets
11 Sep
The iPhone looked like a phone. People called it a phone. But it was actually a computer. That’s why all the phone companies went bankrupt.

Same thing with Tesla. The products look like cars. People call them cars. But really they’re robots. $TSLA @elonmusk
your models for predicting profits from car sales do not apply to this new business
Netflix was more than just an online Blockbuster
Read 4 tweets
23 Jul
Why $TSLA?

We’ve built this amazing massive global economy

You can get anything you want from around the world.

But… there’s one big issue. It’s all based on cars and trucks that pollute the air. It’s all based on fossil fuels.

It’s not sustainable. It can’t last @elonmusk
Nobody really wants to talk about this, but if we continue growing indefinitely with this system forever, it will eventually come grinding to a halt.

When we can’t breathe air in our cities, when the climate changes, when oil gets hard to find.

Tesla was designed to fix it.

By building a shit ton of battery packs.

That’s what Tesla does. They mass produce massive numbers of battery packs.

The car is a battery pack with electric motors.

They sell battery packs for your homes.

And large utility scale battery packs for renewables.
Read 9 tweets
21 Jul
Tons of companies have been testing autonomous vehicles with human safety drivers for years.

So what’s the problem with Tesla letting customers who paid for FSD be safety drivers too if they want to? $TSLA @elonmusk
“Only professional safety drivers can be trusted”

Professional safety drivers litterally ran over and killed a woman because they were watching “The Voice” on Hulu. I can do better than that

“Normal drivers won’t pay attention”

Tesla will make sure they’re paying attention
They will detect when you’re on your phone, spaced out, sleeping etc and respond appropriately

they have already started doing this with fsd beta 9
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