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Tesla reportedly teaming up with AMD for custom AI chip

Accepted submission by steveha at 2017-09-21 06:01:31 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.

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