The Tech Drive-In: Discussing Self-Driving Cars & Movie Analysis
October 13, 2023
- Google Meet using Chrome on MacOS and facing Mac screen sharing issues.
- Transition from Zoho to FastMail, focusing on privacy and benefits.
- FastMail’s pseudo email features and its cooperation with One Password.
- Differences and similarities between FastMail and Google Workspace.
- Deep analysis of Tesla’s self-driving technology and neural network models.
- Evaluation of Tesla's autonomous driving performance.
- Technological understanding behind self-driving cars, discussing self-parking, sensors, cameras, and radar.
- Relationship of radar, LiDAR, and Microsoft Kinect in autonomous cars.
- Discussion on crash rates of autonomous cars vs human-driven cars.
- Comparing Waymo, Cruise, and Chevy Bolt EV costs and experiences.
- Introduction of Waymo's partnership with a Chinese manufacturer for a purpose-built car.
- Speculating the future of self-driving cars.
- Electric vehicle industry: challenges, GM's Ultium platform benefits, and cost savings.
- Review and analysis of films including Barbie, No Hard Feelings, Palm Springs, Deadpool, The Proposal, Zoolander, and Naked Gun.
- Google Meet
- Chrome (macOS)
- One Password
- Google Workspace
- ROS (Robot Operating System)
- Microsoft Kinect
- Chevy Bolt EV
- GM's Ultium platform
- Various films: Barbie, No Hard Feelings, Palm Springs, Deadpool, The Proposal, Zoolander, Naked Gun, Hotshot, Lethal Weapon, American Pie, Free guy.
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