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Tesla Chips, Google's Anti-Extremist Fund, and Self-Driving Cars at SHACK15 
This week, it was revealed that Tesla is working with chipmaker AMD to develop its own Artificial Intelligence processors, and Google launched a £1 million fund to fight extremism online. 
 
But first of all: SHACK15 is warming up for its event on self-driving cars next week. 
The panel discussion, on Tuesday 26 September, will feature three amazing speakers and top-class experts on autonomous vehicles: Notion Capital's Alex Flamant, Immense Simulations CEO Robin North, and William Sachiti, the inventor of self-driving pod Kar-Go.

They will talk about the UK's role in spearheading the global race to create driverless cars, and about some of the most exciting projects in this space. Register now to attend.
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Tesla is Building Its Own Chips for Driverless Cars
US carmaker Tesla is working with semiconductor giant AMD to develop purpose-specific chips for autonomous driving tasks. Creating its own chips, although on top of AMD tech, will allow Tesla not to be dependent on third parties for its driverless car programme. 
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Google is Spending £1M to Fight Extremism in Britain
Google is poised to invest £1 million in fighting online extremism across the UK. The tech giant has set up a British fund as a part of its global effort against extremist content posted online, to which it pledged $5 million. To distribute the funds, the tech giants has established a partnership counter-extremism organisation Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD).
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Intel is Making a Bunch of AI Tools Available to Researchers 

Intel announced the launch of Nervana DevCloud: a cloud platform where developers, researchers and startups will be able to experiment with hardware and software tools for their AI projects.
Access to the platform will be free for members of Intel’s Nervana AI Academy— an online hub offering free courses, tools and mentoring for members interested in learning about AI and machine learning.

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John Giannandrea on AI Worry  
TechCrunch interviewed Google's Artificial Intelligence chief John Giannandrea at its Disrupt event in San Francisco. Check out the interview for some good insights on machine learning, AI, and whether we should worry about it. 
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