Artificial intelligence Nvidia GameGAN has recreated a “copy” of the game Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA 5). The researchers borrowed the DGX100 station from Nvidia and trained the AI, eventually creating what they called GAN Theft Auto. You can see the result of their work in the video below.
Of course, we are not talking about a full-fledged game, but only about one of its parts or mechanics. In this case, we see the process of moving a car.
The highlight is that the research went in an unusual way. They had little time, so they did not, as is usually the case, train AI in thousands and tens of thousands of game sessions.
Instead, the developers removed the road junctions from the game and applied mathematical transformations to create the paths. Then they built several cars at the same time and interleaved them to implement multiple threads at the same time (to speed up learning). The game mod accepts steering commands from a Python script, and also limits speed and sets other parameters such as weather, traffic, and more. The Python script analyzes the current vehicle position and nearby road junctions in order to move using different paths to cover all possible vehicle actions and positions as best as possible. This is important for further smooth interaction with the player.
As a result, everyone can download the project from GitHub and run it on their PC, although it is necessary to have an Nvidia video card with CUDA support.
At the same time, the picture looks very bad, but its resolution was increased by upscaling. But in such projects, the visual part does not matter.
Flying “car” LEO Coupe will have over 200 propellers
LEO Flight, formerly known as Urban eVTOL, has revealed an alpha version of its LEO Coupe (LX-1) flying vehicle. It is alleged that the novelty will be able to transport three people at speeds up to 400 km / h.
The prototype is currently equipped with 72 duct fans to create lift. The final version will receive more than 200 propellers, which will allow the vehicle to take off and land vertically. According to the developers, this is the most efficient way to fly in this mode.
In addition, the LEO Coupe will be equipped with box-shaped wings, but they will provide lift at speeds of about 200 km / h, so at low speeds you will have to rely only on propellers.
Using a large number of small propellers instead of a few large ones will save battery power. Also, small fans reduce the dimensions of the machine. It is alleged that the LEO Coupe will be able to sit in a regular parking space.
A proof of concept in action is expected as early as August this year. But the timing of the appearance of the finished machine is not reported.
Earlier in Brazil, Eve received an order for 100 vertical takeoff and landing electric aircraft.
Tesla workers cannot return to offices, as Elon Musk ordered. There are not enough slots and parking spaces, and the Wi-Fi signal is very weak
In early June, Tesla CEO Elon Musk ordered remote employees to return to their offices, and they obeyed. Only, as it turned out, Tesla itself was not ready for this. At least – her facility in Fremont (California). Workers faced a shortage of tables, parking spaces and even Wi-Fi!
During the pandemic (more precisely, since 2019), the number of Tesla employees has doubled to 99,210 people. And although Musk himself has already recognized hiring as redundant and announced the dismissal of 10% of the staff, the problem of shortage of space in offices will still have to be dealt with somehow.
The lack of parking spaces is what was waiting for Tesla workers outside, but there were simply no empty spaces inside. Tesla has reportedly repurposed some of the space during the pandemic, and of course, this did not take into account the return of the overgrown staff back to the office. It is noted that the shortage of tables was so great that managers still asked some employees to work from home. And those who had enough tables and space complained about a weak Wi-Fi signal.
All in all, Musk’s plan to get employees back in the office was not without flaws.
496 hp, all-wheel drive and HarmonyOS. Huawei’s first electric car will be presented on September 12 – along with Huawei Mate 50
Judging by the rumors that circulate in the Chinese (and not only) media and relate to the premiere dates of new Huawei products, the company has revised its announcement strategy. If earlier car premieres did not intersect with other devices, now it is the other way around: cars are presented on the same day as smartphones. And so it will be with the company’s first electric car, the Aito M5e.
Recall, the other day it became known that the premiere of the nova 10 series smartphones will take place on July 4, and on the same day, Huawei will present its second car, the large Aito M7 hybrid crossover. It is possible that the car, smartphones and other novelties will make their debut on the same stage. And now the same is being said about Huawei’s first electric car, the Aito M5e. Its premiere is scheduled for September 12, and on the same day, Huawei is rumored to introduce the Mate 50.
There are no official details about the Aito M5e, but the car has already been listed in the Chinese regulator’s database, which has revealed key details. So, Aito M5e will receive two electric motors: 224 hp. on the front axle and 272 hp. – on the back. That is, the crossover will be all-wheel drive. The capacity of the traction battery will be 72 kWh. There is no data on the mileage on a single charge, but you can count on about 500 km.
Aito M5e is a mid-size crossover, its length, width and height are, respectively, 4785, 1930 and 1620 mm. But at the same time, it will be spacious inside, since the length of the wheelbase is 2880 mm. Weight Aito M5e, depending on the capacity of the traction battery, will be 2235 or 2350 kg. Externally, the Aito M5e will repeat the Aito M5 hybrid crossover, the first Huawei car. The interior will also be about the same as the Aito M5 – with a large screen in the center and a multimedia and entertainment system running HarmonyOS.
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