Musk hijacks AI chips from Tesla

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  • Elon diverts AI chips from Tesla to X

  • AI-powered wisdom.

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Elon Musk has redirected thousands of AI chips from Tesla to his social media company X, to help boost AI development.

The move could delay Tesla’s AI plans.

Tesla planned to take on $500 million worth of Nvidia H100 chips to boost its AI and robotics capabilities, increasing their inventory from 35,000 to 85,000 by the end of the year.

However, emails obtained by CNBC reveal that many of these chips are heading to X, in particular its AI subsidiary xAI.

12,000 of these chips have been rerouted to X, however Tesla’s factory in Austin, Texas, remains incomplete, limiting their ability to use the GPUs in the first place.

Here’s what you should know:

  • Musk's decision to redirect AI chips from Tesla to X may delay Tesla's AI and autonomous vehicle projects.

  • 12,000 Nvidia AI chips diverted from Tesla to X.

  • Tesla's factory in Austin isn’t ready to accept the GPUs.

A chip detour

Tesla investors might worry about these developments, especially with the company planning to unveil its first “robotaxi” vehicle soon.

Meanwhile, Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving features have faced scrutiny due to several crashes.

Musk’s AI startup, xAI, is competing with industry giants like OpenAI and Google, recently securing $6 billion in funding.

Nvidia’s GPUs are in high demand, powering AI ambitions across various sectors, and contributing to the company’s significant revenue growth.

Back of the line, Tesla. Grok is hungry for some chips.

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If you've been neglecting your future self by indulging in unhealthy habits and skipping out on saving for retirement, MIT has a new AI chatbot that might help.

This intriguing tool simulates conversations with an older version of you, offering wisdom and insights to inspire better decisions.

Users upload a photo and answer questions about their life and aspirations. The AI then ages the photo and creates a detailed backstory.

Powered by OpenAI’s GPT-3.5, the chatbot uses this backstory to simulate meaningful discussions with your future self.

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Here’s what’s happening:

  • Users reported reduced anxiety and a stronger connection to their future selves.

  • Interactions motivated healthier lifestyle choices and prudent financial planning.

  • The chatbot’s realistic and meaningful conversations were crucial for its effectiveness.

Your older self has advice

Conversations with the chatbot aim to promote long-term thinking and better life choices.

For instance, a future biology teacher might share rewarding career moments, encouraging users to stay focused on their goals.

The AI draws from the user’s answers to generate rich, synthetic memories for realistic and insightful interactions.

Research shows that these interactions can reduce anxiety and strengthen connections to future aspirations, motivating healthier lifestyles and financial planning.

Users reported feeling more connected to their future selves and inspired to make better life decisions after interacting with the chatbot.

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