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Scaling for 10x User Growth

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Weekly openpilot users grew from less than 275 users per week in the second half of 2018 to more than 2,750 users per week at the end of 2020. On some days, ...

Understanding the openpilot Safety Model

2 minute read

We’ve been seeing questions about if modifications to openpilot violate our safety model or not. The safety model has three main principles.

Safer Control of Steering

6 minute read

I’ve seen several very sketchy experiments around lately where people are controlling the steering of cars in unsafe ways. Let me break down a few of these w...

The road to openpilot 1.0

6 minute read

This is the second post in our three part series about the three main teams at Research, operations and openpilot. In this post we’ll talk about th...