How can you not appreciate how personally Elon Musk cares about the cars his company produces? The man really means it.
Here's a smartphone video of “Elon Musk high-fiving everyone in line for the Tesla Model 3 release at the Century City mall,” via redditor _trib.
No selfies. Just high fives.
Way back in 2011, major American automakers were slow to realize that “companies in Silicon Valley have for some time been looking at cars just like another mobile device or app.” When the disruption, hit, it hit hard, writes Nick Bilton:
Jalopnik posted spy photos of a Tesla Model 3 that that is likely “damn near production-spec.” It makes me miss my 1986 Honda Accord hatchback. (photos: Brian Williams/Spiedbilde/Jalopnik)
In this footage from Europe, the autopilot on a Tesla warns driver Frank van Hoesel of an accident about to happen. He doesn’t even realize why his car is braking suddenly until he sees the crash occur—forty yards away.
The Fader Stealth Quadcopter from TRNDlabs packs incredible flight performance into a package small enough to land on your phone screen, and it’s available now in the Boing Boing Store.The Fader’s six-axis gyroscope module gives it perfect balance in the air. This makes the onboard 720p HD camera all the better for shooting amazing flight […]
Although fully autonomous vehicles aren’t yet allowed on public streets, they are poised to dominate the roads in the not-too-distant future. But before that happens, Apple, Google, Uber, and other companies now investing in self-driving tech are going to need talented developers that can account for the dizzying array of factors at play when a […]
The PiCar-V learning kit comes with everything you need to build a Python-powered robot, and it’s currently being offered in the Boing Boing Store.