Tesla has begun sending out invitations for the upcoming Artificial Intelligence (AI) Day on August 19. The invitation depicts what is likely a chip for the Dojo supercomputer, updates about which are to be revealed at the event.
Tesla is not limited to the goal of building and manufacturing ordinary cars, it makes them high-tech and capable of what no other car was ever capable of. The company creates advanced AI, which leads to full autonomy of the vehicle, as well as unique equipment that qualitatively distinguishes the company from competitors and defines it as a technology company. By creating unique products that have never existed before, it generates a lot of interest in the community, who have repeatedly asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk to hold a separate event on this topic. Musk has pledged to host Tesla AI Day to review progress with Tesla AI software and hardware, and on July 29, he announced that the company will indeed host AI Day on August 19.
While the event can help answer some of the most interesting questions, the main goal will be something else. As Tesla works, develops, and achieves success in the field of AI, the company needs a large number of specialists to achieve these tasks as quickly as possible. During AI Day, the company will be able to share its progress, as well as show a roadmap for future developments, which, combined with high development prospects, can attract such specialists to work at Tesla. Therefore, as Musk admitted, the main goal of AI Day is to attract and persuade "the best AI talent to join Tesla."
The company has now begun sending out invitations to the upcoming event. Tesla said it will include a keynote by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, a demonstration of hardware and software from company engineers, test rides on the Model S Plaid, and more. The invitation also indicated that the participants of the event will be among the first to see the latest developments of the company in the field of supercomputers and neural network training, and also find out what we can look forward to in Tesla AI beyond its cars.
"Join us in Palo Alto, CA on August 19, 2021 at 5 pm PDT. This invite-only event will feature a keynote by Elon, hardware and software demos from Tesla engineers, test rides in Model S Plaid and more. Attendees will be among the first to see our latest developments in supercomputing and neural network training. They'll also get an inside-look at what's next for AI at Tesla beyond our vehicle fleet.
If you have received an email invitation for this event, please submit the form below using the same email address to let us know you'd like to attend. Space is limited and we will be confirming the attendee list closer to the event date. If you are chosen to attend AI Day, you will receive an email confirmation with additional event details."
The invitation also depicts what looks like a chip supposedly designed for Tesla's training supercomputer called Dojo. On August 3, director of the Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa), Dennis Hong, tweeted a similar image with information on the upcoming Tesla AI Day. Given that he and Tesla used identical images, it is safe to assume that Hong is directly involved in Tesla's work.
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