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posted by Fnord666 on Friday September 22 2017, @11:39PM   Printer-friendly
from the cars-aren't-intelligent,-they-only-*think*-they-are dept.

According to CNBC, Tesla is teaming up with AMD to develop a custom chip optimized for AI, to be used for self-driving features in Tesla cars. The head of Tesla's "Autopilot" team is Jim Keller, formerly of AMD and Apple, who helped design the A4 and A5 chips while working at Apple and was lead architect on the Athlon 64 at AMD.

Also at Engadget, TechCrunch, and Business Insider

GlobalFoundries, which fabricates chips for Advanced Micro Devices Inc, said on Thursday that Tesla had not committed to working with it on any autonomous driving technology or product, contradicting an earlier media report. [...] The spokesperson for GlobalFoundries said that Jha’s comments at the GlobalFoundries Technology Conference were not reported accurately.


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  • (Score: 4, Insightful) by urza9814 on Saturday September 23 2017, @12:32AM

    by urza9814 (3954) on Saturday September 23 2017, @12:32AM (#571915) Journal

    the decimal point-misplacing precision of AMD

    Got a citation for that? The only such bug I can find was the well-known one from Intel:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentium_FDIV_bug [wikipedia.org]

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