Saturday, May 20, 2017

Izabella Kaminska In Conversation With the Financial Times' Auto Industry Correspondent, Peter Campbell, on the Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

Intel didn't spend $15.3 billion dollars on Mobileye just to spoil Andrew Left's (Citron Research, MBLY short-seller) day.

No, they are going to hook up with Delphi and BMW to take on the Tesla-NVIDIA partnership, the Bosch-NVIDIA-Audi partnership and the NVIDIA-Toyota Partnership all while battling Google's Waymo (formerly known as "Don't be evil") which has been plowing big money into their own chips and sensors.

After getting listeners up to speed for the first 7-8 minutes of this video, the next ten get into the nitty-gritty including bird doo:

Oops, wrong picture.

That's a self portrait that somehow didn't sell at Sotheby's the other night. Go figure, everything else caught a bid.
Here's the the droppings image that was the talk of the internet mid-week, last week:

That is Waymo's very practical approach to keeping the LiDAR sensors sensing.
And here's where to go for the discussion:

The video is no longer live (of course) but rather is archived. If the link above doesn't work for you here's another that should.