Tesla announced another long term product they’re currently hiring for…a Tesla Bot. Elon Musk says one day it will be a bigger part of Tesla’s business than the electric car. I agree.

Develop the next generation of automation, including a general purpose, bi-pedal, humanoid robot capable of performing tasks that are unsafe, repetitive or boring. We’re seeking mechanical, electrical, controls and software engineers to help us leverage our AI expertise beyond our vehicle fleet.

– Tesla.com/AI

“It’s intended to be friendly, of course,” Musk said, “and navigate through a world made for humans, and eliminate dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks.” The Tesla Bot (which was codenamed “Optimus”) is 5’8″ tall, weighs 125 pounds, and can move at about five miles per hour.

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