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Elon Musk fathered twins with one of his executives last year – report

The Guardian

Elon Musk fathered two children in 2021 with Shivon Zilis, a top executive at his artificial intelligence company Neuralink, new court documents show. The world's wealthiest man now has nine known children, including five children with his first wife, Justine Musk, and two with the singer Claire Boucher, known professionally as Grimes. Court documents obtained by Insider and published on Wednesday showed that Elon Musk and Zilis filed a petition to change their twin babies' names to "have their father's last name and contain their mother's last name as part of their middle name". The petition was filed in Austin, Texas, where the babies were born, and was approved by the judge. Zilis reportedly gave birth in November 2021, weeks before Musk and Boucher had their second child via a surrogate.


X4Impact Helps Communication Disability Funder Launch New Online Service Directory

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X4Impact, the leading Insights-as-a-Service company in the Nonprofit and Tech for Good sector honored by Fast Company as a World Changing Idea, partnered with Ability Central, providing the data that powers their disability-related directory service. Ability Central's Service Locator, powered by X4Impact, is a searchable database of organizations supporting Deaf and disabled communities. The Locator helps people easily find resources and local services that fit their needs. Included are organizations serving people who are Deaf, blind or low vision, neurodiverse, have speech or mobility issues, and more. X4Impact provided up-to-date information and links to local support services anywhere in the United States, from community organizations to care facilities.


Tesla Cuts 200 Autopilot Jobs In California, Other Workers Struggle For Desk And Parking Space

International Business Times

Tesla is shutting down its facility in San Mateo, California, and has cut an estimated 200 jobs as the electric vehicle giant works to reduce costs and get its employees back to physical work settings. The news came as workers at Tesla's Fremont facility were reported to have struggled with CEO Elon Musk's back-to-office mandate. People with knowledge of the matter who spoke on condition of anonymity to Bloomberg revealed that an estimated 200 workers under the Autopilot team of the San Mateo facility have been laid off. The layoffs are believed to have been part of the electric vehicle giant's efforts at cost-cutting. Tesla's autopilot unit involves hundreds of data annotation employees responsible for labeling videos from the company's cars.


Artificial Intelligence's Environmental Costs and Promise

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is often presented in binary terms in both popular culture and political analysis. Either it represents the key to a futuristic utopia defined by the integration of human intelligence and technological prowess, or it is the first step toward a dystopian rise of machines. This same binary thinking is practiced by academics, entrepreneurs, and even activists in relation to the application of AI in combating climate change. The technology industry's singular focus on AI's role in creating a new technological utopia obscures the ways that AI can exacerbate environmental degradation, often in ways that directly harm marginalized populations. In order to utilize AI in fighting climate change in a way that both embraces its technological promise and acknowledges its heavy energy use, the technology companies leading the AI charge need to explore solutions to the environmental impacts of AI.


Understanding new developments in LSTM framework part1(Deep Learning)

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Abstract: The use of sensors available through smart devices has pervaded everyday life in several applications including human activity monitoring, healthcare, and social networks. In this study, we focus on the use of smartwatch accelerometer sensors to recognize eating activity. More specifically, we collected sensor data from 10 participants while consuming pizza. Abstract: Dynamic wireless charging (DWC) is an emerging technology that allows electric vehicles (EVs) to be wirelessly charged while in motion. It is gaining significant momentum as it can potentially address the range limitation issue for EVs.


GlobalData Plc: Artificial Intelligence Among Key Technology Themes in Focus for Tesla

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LONDON, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A major share of the ICT spending of Tesla is earmarked for acquiring software, ICT services, and hardware from vendors. Tesla collects a variety of data from its vehicles and analyses them on its servers for different purposes such as detecting and resolving issues in its vehicles and developing new products and services. The company has also developed the requisite artificial intelligence (AI) hardware and software for assisting drivers and launching fully autonomous electric vehicles in the future. The Tesla Inc Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Report offered by GlobalData Plc will act as a reference point to understand the company/competitor's digital strategy. It will also help in understanding the digital preparedness of the company against its peers.


#selfdrivingcars_2022-06-22_05-29-21.xlsx

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The graph represents a network of 1,695 Twitter users whose tweets in the requested range contained "#selfdrivingcars", or who were replied to or mentioned in those tweets. The network was obtained from the NodeXL Graph Server on Wednesday, 22 June 2022 at 12:38 UTC. The requested start date was Wednesday, 22 June 2022 at 00:01 UTC and the maximum number of tweets (going backward in time) was 7,500. The tweets in the network were tweeted over the 16-day, 17-hour, 23-minute period from Sunday, 05 June 2022 at 02:45 UTC to Tuesday, 21 June 2022 at 20:08 UTC. Additional tweets that were mentioned in this data set were also collected from prior time periods.


Top tweets: NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle (MRV) and more

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Verdict lists five of the top tweets on robotics in Q1 2022 based on data from GlobalData's Technology Influencer Platform. The top tweets are based on total engagements (likes and retweets) received on tweets from more than 380 robotics experts tracked by GlobalData's Technology Influencer platform during the first quarter (Q1) of 2022. Massimo, an engineer, shared an article on the NASA Johnson Space Centre building the MRV in collaboration with an automotive partner. The fully electric vehicle is being regarded as suitable for busy urban environments, large resort areas, and industrial complexes, the article detailed. The MRV has no mechanical connections to the steering, propulsion, or brake actuators.


Hyundai Motor Group Pilots Digital Twin Technology to Improve EV Battery Performance

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SEOUL, May 23, 2022 – Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) announced on April 29 that it recently carried out a project with Microsoft Korea to prove digital twin technology is effective at predicting an electric vehicle's battery lifespan and optimizing its battery management and performance. Using Microsoft's cloud service Azure, the Group created digital twins of actual electric vehicles (EVs) with the aim to improve the accuracy of battery lifespan prediction and customize battery management systems for each EV model. Based on the project's success, the Group will implement digital twin technology as a way to improve battery performance going forward. Through this collaboration, the Group created digital twins of EVs in a virtual space based on various driving data collected from actual EVs in the real world, and used the virtual EVs to predict the battery lifespan of each vehicle. This high-level, data-integrated analysis model uses artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and physical models to comprehensively analyze information, such as charging and discharging cycles as well as parking and driving environments.


Top 50 emerging technologies

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Frost & Sullivan has released its annual Top 50 emerging technologies that are poised to generate multi-billion-dollar markets and set new growth opportunities worldwide. The emerging technologies are distributed across nine key clusters and represent the bulk of the R&D and innovation activity happening today, Frost & Sullivan said. Some of the emerging technologies noted by the market research company include: Flash lidar, graphene sensors, 5G materials, smart object security, carbon upcycling, battery recycling, grid-scale energy storage, autonomous mobile robots, robotic exoskeletons, cognitive manufacturing and behavioral biometrics. Other emerging tech listed include digital biomarkers, hyperspectral imaging, solid-state batteries, multi-cloud automation, sub-millimeter wave sensing, adaptive computing and accelerated storage. Frost & Sullivan will be hosting a webinar called "The 2021 Top 50 Technologies Transforming the Future," on April 27 at 11 a.m. EDT, discussing these converging technologies and how companies will be able to take advantage of the opportunities for growth.