Chris Lattner

  • Swift creator departs Tesla after just six months

    Swift creator departs Tesla after just six months

    Chris Lattner has built a solid reputation after working for 11 years at Apple on low-level software technologies. In particular, he developed Apple’s most recent programming language, Swift. In January, Tesla announced that it had recruited Lattner as VP of Autopilot Software. Six months later, he announced on Twitter that he was leaving the car company. “Turns out that Tesla… Read More

  • Tesla hires Apple’s creator of Swift as new VP of Autopilot Software

    Tesla hires Apple’s creator of Swift as new VP of Autopilot Software

    Tesla has a new vice president heading up Autopilot efforts — Chris Lattner, whose departure from Apple was reported only earlier today. Lattner worked at Apple for 11 years, where his chief contribution was creating Swift, Apple’s most recent programming language, which is relatively easy for beginners to pick up and begin using to create apps for macOS, iOS and beyond. The role… Read More