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> Andrej Karpathy just finished his PhD and he was offered an executive position at a major public company.

Since when is middle management with an org size of 80 an "executive position"?

> His department is building something that is actually used in cars today.

So do the departments at Cruise, Waymo, BMW, and even universities. Karpathy isn't special -- and neither is Tesla Autopilot's progress.

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