Hours after announcing details for Tesla’s second AI Day, Elon Musk said people will get a chance to see Tesla Bot, a humanoid robot, during the event. When an enthusiastic user asked Mr. Musk if he planned to give “a taste of Tesla Bot?” the billionaire replied with a “yes”.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 18, 2022
Tesla Bot was announced by Elon Musk last year. At the time, he said the robot would be capable enough to pick up groceries from a store or screw a car together with a wrench.
According to the details available on the official website, Tesla Bot is a next-generation humanoid robot. He is “capable of performing dangerous, repetitive or boring tasks”.
The electric car maker will hold its second Tesla AI Day on August 19. And, Elon Musk has promised that there will be “so many cool updates.”
Mr. Musk added, “The purpose of AI Day is to get great AI/software/chip talent to join Tesla.
Yes, the purpose of AI Day is to convince top AI/software/chip talents to join Tesla
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 17, 2022
Tesla held its first AI Day in August last year and a Battery Day in September 2020.
Meanwhile, Elon Musk’s Twitter deal is getting a lot of attention. Prior to the takeover, three other senior executives, including two vice presidents, left the company. According to internal memos described to Bloomberg, Ilya Brown, vice president of product management; Katrina Lane, vice president of the Twitter service; and Max Schmeiser, head of data science, resigned from their roles. This comes less than a week ago when Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal fired two of his top product managers.