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Tesla's Musk seeks 'hardcore engineers' to speed self-guiding car project

S'toon

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Apr 23, 2015
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Tesla chief executive Elon Musk is using Twitter to find software engineers in an attempt to accelerate the company's project to build self-guiding cars.

In the tweets Mr Musk appealed for "hardcore software engineers" to work on the firm's Autopilot software.
Mr Musk says he will be interviewing candidates personally.


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'Ramping up'Successful engineering candidates will report directly to Mr Musk as the project is "super high priority".
Coders need not have prior experience with cars, he tweeted.
The Autopilot software is designed to let the Model S and Model X Tesla cars automatically steer, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic.
"Ramping up the Autopilot software team at Tesla to achieve generalised full autonomy," he said.
Full article at:
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34876857
 

GSP

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Hardcore engineers are required, but this project also needs a few outstanding scientists doing basic research (not just applied research) on the topic.

Just my opinion, of course.

Best wishes to the entire Tesla team,

GSP
 

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