Crushing Colin & Killing Sophia — Could You Dispose Of A Sentient Appliance?

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2023 15:05:57 +0000

I read the book titled Killing Sophia — Consciousness, Empathy, and Reason in the Age of Intelligent Robots by Thomas Telving, with whom I discussed autonomous cars some time back, and with a smashing title like that, I thought I would dive into it. Sophia is not a car, “she” is a human-like android, but […]

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Confessions of an EV/Tesla Fanboy: Who’s Dumber, Me or My Tesla?

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2023 22:18:22 +0000

I’m a huge EV fanboy and have been driving electric cars now for 8 years. I also have solar panels on my house, so I can brag that I’m driving on sunshine. I owned three Nissan Leafs, with ranges of 81 miles, 115 miles, and 150 miles. My first Nissan Leaf had a 24 kWh […]

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Utah Record Snowfall — More Adventures in Winter Driving with My Dual Motor Tesla Model 3 (+ FSD Beta Update)

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 14:19:59 +0000

The average winter snowfall at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude ski resorts in Utah is 500”. As of this writing, Brighton and Alta Ski Resorts are at 672” and 660” snowfall respectively for the season, and the others are not far behind. With 5 weeks of the ski season left to go, we are well […]

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Big Changes In This Next Tesla FSD Upgrade

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2023 04:59:56 +0000

By Jim Ringold Originally included in the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) suite was Tesla’s rather basic highway program. It worked okay for rather simple limited access, divided highway driving requirements. Then the city street program, much more complicated in order to deal with more complex “off highway” requirements, was added. It’s an entirely different software […]

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NHTSA Issues Tesla FSD Recall Notice — The Details

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 02:13:07 +0000

NHTSA has initiated a recall for Tesla Full Self Driving software that lists 4 specific areas of concern. An OTA is expected on April 15.

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Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) Now Available To Everyone In USA & Canada Who Bought Full Self-Driving!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 17:33:23 +0000

The earliest customers to get access to Tesla Full Self-Driving (Beta) got it more than two years ago. About a year later, owners — like me — who got a very high score on Tesla’s new Safety Score system also got access to Full Self-Driving (Beta), which I’ll just call “FSD” for the rest of […]

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Tesla FSD Beta — Latest Improvements & Nagging Faults

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 18:40:45 +0000

Here is my latest update on how Tesla Full Self Driving (FSD) beta is evolving, some of the latest improvements as well as nagging faults. Background (Shared in Previous Articles) On October 21, 2021, my wife and I first got access to FSD Beta. We have used it every day since except for the 79 […]

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