Nvidia CEO says Google is the company’s only customer building its own silicon at scale

Google first announced its entrance into the data center AI chip-making world in 2016. Google hasn’t started selling data center chips for training AI models to other companies, though. Similarly, Amazon uses its AI chips only in its own data centers to deliver services for third-party developers. “Today Nvidia dominates the data center market and probably has 90%+ share,” Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research told CNBC in an email. But revenue in its data center business dropped 14% from the previo


Google first announced its entrance into the data center AI chip-making world in 2016. Google hasn’t started selling data center chips for training AI models to other companies, though. Similarly, Amazon uses its AI chips only in its own data centers to deliver services for third-party developers. “Today Nvidia dominates the data center market and probably has 90%+ share,” Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research told CNBC in an email. But revenue in its data center business dropped 14% from the previo
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Nvidia CEO says Google is the company's only customer building its own silicon at scale

Jensen Huang, president and CEO of Nvidia, speaks during the company’s event at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Jan. 6, 2019.

Nvidia’s CEO, Jensen Huang, has reason to be concerned about other chipmakers, like AMD.

But he’s not worried about Nvidia’s own big customers turning into competitors.

Amazon, Facebook, Google and Tesla are among the companies that buy Nvidia’s graphics cards and have kicked off chip-development projects.

“There’s really one I know of that have silicon that’s really in production,” Huang told CNBC in an interview on Thursday.

That company would be Google, he said.

“But our conversation with large customers is intensifying,” Huang said. “We’re talking to more large customers.”

Nvidia was one of the major beneficiaries of the recent wave of interest in artificial intelligence. The company’s stock multiplied more than ten-fold in less than three years as major companies rushed to buy chips that could smarten up their own applications, offer AI services to other companies — or both. Inventory issues and a sudden drop in demand for cryptocurrency mining put a stop to the meteoric rise, but Nvidia continues to talk up the impact and market potential of AI, even as gaming remains its biggest source of revenue.

Google first announced its entrance into the data center AI chip-making world in 2016. As it came up with new versions, the web company pointed to performance advantages over graphics cards that were available at the time. Google hasn’t started selling data center chips for training AI models to other companies, though. (Google has started offering various products that use its Edge tensor processing unit chips, but those chips aren’t as powerful as the TPU chips for training AI models in Google’s cloud.)

Similarly, Amazon uses its AI chips only in its own data centers to deliver services for third-party developers.

Traditional chipmakers pose a bigger threat.

“Today Nvidia dominates the data center market and probably has 90%+ share,” Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research told CNBC in an email. “However, AMD has won some great engagements and will be increasing its share. I think it’s reasonable to forecast a 20/80 split by the end the end of 2020.”

Earlier on Thursday, Nvidia shares rose after the company reported quarterly results that topped expectations. But revenue in its data center business dropped 14% from the previous year.

WATCH: Nvidia earnings: 6 trades in chips


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‘Deadpool’ weapons specialist on what it takes to be a professional stunt performer

Michelle C. Smith is a professional stunt performer in Vancouver, BC, with credits on “Supernatural,” “The Magicians,” “Arrow,” and “Deadpool,” among numerous other shows and films. Side gigs are essential in the film and TV industrySmith began performing in a Vancouver circus company before transitioning to stunt work about 11 years ago. Along with her day-to-day work, Smith spends a great deal of time maintaining her presence on social media. Weapons specialist Michelle C. Smith CNBCFor now, S


Michelle C. Smith is a professional stunt performer in Vancouver, BC, with credits on “Supernatural,” “The Magicians,” “Arrow,” and “Deadpool,” among numerous other shows and films. Side gigs are essential in the film and TV industrySmith began performing in a Vancouver circus company before transitioning to stunt work about 11 years ago. Along with her day-to-day work, Smith spends a great deal of time maintaining her presence on social media. Weapons specialist Michelle C. Smith CNBCFor now, S
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'Deadpool' weapons specialist on what it takes to be a professional stunt performer

Michelle C. Smith is a professional stunt performer in Vancouver, BC, with credits on “Supernatural,” “The Magicians,” “Arrow,” and “Deadpool,” among numerous other shows and films. Her responsibilities on these projects vary: In “Deadpool,” she was a stunt double for Gina Carano, who played Angel Dust, while on “The Magicians,” she has served as an assistant fight coordinator. Smith specializes in weapons manipulation, which means she performs choreographed fights using swords, knives, poles, nunchucks, sticks, and virtually anything else that can be used to hurt someone. Her specialties include fictional weapons, too: A recent Instagram video showing her skill at wielding a lightsaber went viral. Over 280,000 people watched the original video, and millions more have watched versions shared on other platforms by media outlets. Many viewers mistakenly assumed Smith must be “Star Wars” actor Daisy Ridley’s stunt double, though Smith has never worked on a Lucasfilm project. Over 1 million people watched a follow-up video of Ridley watching Smith. “That’s impressive, Michelle, wherever you may be!” says Ridley in the reaction video. And Ridley’s costar Mark Hamill posted his reaction on Twitter.

“Generally my peers and community don’t care” when videos go viral, Smith tells Grow, “which I like, because it keeps me grounded.” But, she adds, she’s “very grateful and appreciative that…people are interested in me, and it’s brought in a lot more eyes and ears into what I do, which is cool because I want to teach people what I do. So it’s a win-win situation all around.”

Side gigs are essential in the film and TV industry

Smith began performing in a Vancouver circus company before transitioning to stunt work about 11 years ago. While Smith’s talent and skill keeps her busy in film and TV, she’s also working hard to build and expand her side hustles in education and training so that she will eventually be able to teach full time. A big part of Smith’s decision to diversify her income is due to the inconsistent nature of the entertainment industry. “It ebbs and flows,” Smith says. “Sometimes there’s lots of work, sometimes there isn’t. And I woke up five or six years ago and had this realization that I would always be in the space of desperation for work if I didn’t create something of my own.”

That uncertainty led Smith to begin teaching courses and filming training videos for her website Online Bad Ass Academy. Smith also truly enjoys helping other people learn how to perform stunts. “When I leave teaching, my heart is full,” she says. “When I wrap from set I’m like, ‘Good job, I did it,’ but I’m not fulfilled like I am when I’m teaching.” Although Smith wasn’t comfortable disclosing details of her income, she said it can be broken down to 60% production stunt work, 30% teaching, and 10% miscellaneous gigs.

A dream job takes a lot of time and effort

While stunt performance seems like a dream job, it requires an enormous amount of work and energy. When she’s not working on a set, Smith trains nearly every day while also teaching courses and giving one-on-one lessons with actors. Along with her day-to-day work, Smith spends a great deal of time maintaining her presence on social media. With 99,000 followers on Instagram and 74,000 subscribers on YouTube, Smith uses the platforms to advertise herself and her training programs.

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For now, Smith’s main income continues to come from film and TV stunt work. Stunt performers make an average day rate of $1,005 U.S., according to SAG-AFTRA, though rates fluctuate based on the danger of the stunts, the amount of overtime required, and the required skills. Nearly all stunt performers are freelance, meaning they are required to calculate and pay their own taxes. Many performers, like Smith, incorporate as a corporation (often an LLC or S-Corp in the United States) which requires additional time and expense to do properly and legally. “At any moment we could all be looking for work,” Smith says. “So that’s why it’s important for me to build my business on the other side of that, so I have that comfort and security.” More from Grow: How to avoid making these 4 common side hustle mistakes How Simply Dumpling’s Mike Chen makes a living on YouTube Reverse budgeting can relieve money stress


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Amazon plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workforce in new skills

Amazon.com on Thursday unveiled plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce — or 100,000 workers — by 2025 to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or find new careers. The retail and tech giant intends to expand its existing training programs and introduce new ones. The planned program is among the biggest corporate retraining initiatives ever announced, at a cost of roughly $7,000 per worker, or $700 million. Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified


Amazon.com on Thursday unveiled plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce — or 100,000 workers — by 2025 to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or find new careers. The retail and tech giant intends to expand its existing training programs and introduce new ones. The planned program is among the biggest corporate retraining initiatives ever announced, at a cost of roughly $7,000 per worker, or $700 million. Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified
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Amazon plans to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workforce in new skills

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and Blue Origin speaks during the JFK Space Summit, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, June 19, 2019.

Amazon.com on Thursday unveiled plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce — or 100,000 workers — by 2025 to help its employees move into more advanced jobs or find new careers.

The retail and tech giant intends to expand its existing training programs and introduce new ones. The training will be voluntary, and most of the programs are free.

Programs will help workers “access training to move into highly skilled technical and non- technical roles across the company’s corporate offices, tech hubs, fulfillment centers, retail stores, and transportation network, or pursue career paths outside of Amazon,” the company said in a statement.

Amazon’s retraining programs will include:

Amazon Technical Academy, which equips non-technical employees with the skills to transition into software engineering careers;

Associate2Tech, which trains fulfillment center associates to move into technical roles;

Machine Learning University, which offers employees with tech backgrounds the opportunity to access machine learning skills;

Amazon Career Choice, a pre-paid tuition program designed to train fulfillment center associates in high-demand occupations of their choice;

Amazon Apprenticeship, a Department of Labor certified program that offers paid intensive classroom training and on-the-job apprenticeships with Amazon; and

AWS Training and Certification, which provide employees with courses to build practical AWS Cloud knowledge.

The planned program is among the biggest corporate retraining initiatives ever announced, at a cost of roughly $7,000 per worker, or $700 million.

Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees. More advanced training for workers hired to work in Amazon warehouses is occurring in an increasingly competitive environment with the unemployment rate hovering below 4%.

Major retailers like Walmart and Target have been raising pay and boosting training to lure more quality employees and to make the experience in stores less stressful.


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‘Miracle on the Hudson’ pilot urges simulator training for the Boeing 737 Max

A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits next to another 737 outside the company’s factory on March 11, 2019 in Renton, Washington. The US Airways captain famed for his January 2009 landing on the Hudson River told lawmakers on Wednesday that airline pilots should receive simulator training to fly the Boeing 737 Max before the planes return to service after two fatal crashes. Aviation officials haven’t signed off on software and training updates Boeing has developed to get the planes back in the air. Ca


A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits next to another 737 outside the company’s factory on March 11, 2019 in Renton, Washington. The US Airways captain famed for his January 2009 landing on the Hudson River told lawmakers on Wednesday that airline pilots should receive simulator training to fly the Boeing 737 Max before the planes return to service after two fatal crashes. Aviation officials haven’t signed off on software and training updates Boeing has developed to get the planes back in the air. Ca
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'Miracle on the Hudson' pilot urges simulator training for the Boeing 737 Max

A Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane sits next to another 737 outside the company’s factory on March 11, 2019 in Renton, Washington.

The US Airways captain famed for his January 2009 landing on the Hudson River told lawmakers on Wednesday that airline pilots should receive simulator training to fly the Boeing 737 Max before the planes return to service after two fatal crashes.

Aviation officials haven’t signed off on software and training updates Boeing has developed to get the planes back in the air. The jets, Boeing’s all-time bestseller, have been grounded for more than three months after two of the planes crashed within five months of one another, killing a total of 346 people.

“We should all want pilots to experience these challenging situations for the first time in a simulator, and not with passengers and crew on board,” Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, told the House aviation subcommittee.

The hearing was the second of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s aviation panel on the 737 Max, and included testimony by representatives from flight attendant and pilot labor unions, and major U.S. airlines.

Unlike the computer-based training pilots received before transitioning to the 737 Max from older models of the plane, or stationary simulators, a full-motion simulator would give pilots physical experience in maneuvers required in emergencies, Sullenberger said. Those include recovery procedures that could require a pilot to use both hands or the efforts of two pilots to move a wheel that would right a plane tipped downward, skills they can commit to “muscle memory,” he said.

Dan Carey, president the Allied Pilot Association that represents roughly 15,000 American Airlines pilots, said the union requested experience in a full-motion 737 Max simulator in Miami but said the airline said they could receive it after the planes were recertified by the FAA. Carey said the union is concerned about whether new training Boeing is proposing will be sufficient.

American Airlines has “been working closely with our pilots on the APA national safety committee on the suggested training and other issues concerning returning the 737 MAX back to revenue service,” said American spokesman Ross Feinstein. “We appreciate their input and collaboration.”

American has ordered a 737 Max simulator that is scheduled to arrive by the end of the year.

Sullenberger added to criticism over the Federal Aviation Administration’s certification of the planes and the jet’s design saying “these crashes are demonstrable evidence that our current system of aircraft design and certification has failed us.”

Lawmakers, the Justice Department and several other bodies are examining the plane’s certification.

Sullenberger’s landing after a bird strike on the Airbus jet he was flying in 2009 became known as the “Miracle on the Hudson.”

He told lawmakers Wednesday that pilots face a “startle factor” that should be taken into account when assessing abnormalities during flight.


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American Airlines’ pilots union ‘concerned’ about fixes for Boeing 737 Max after crashes

An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 arriving from Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport is seen taxiing to its gate at the Miami International Airport on March 12, 2019 in Miami, Florida. American Airlines’ pilots union is planning to tell lawmakers on Wednesday that it is concerned about whether training materials and updates for the grounded Boeing 737 Max will be sufficient. Dan Carey, president of Allied Pilots Association, which represents some 15,000 American Airlines pilots, plans


An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 arriving from Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport is seen taxiing to its gate at the Miami International Airport on March 12, 2019 in Miami, Florida. American Airlines’ pilots union is planning to tell lawmakers on Wednesday that it is concerned about whether training materials and updates for the grounded Boeing 737 Max will be sufficient. Dan Carey, president of Allied Pilots Association, which represents some 15,000 American Airlines pilots, plans
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American Airlines' pilots union 'concerned' about fixes for Boeing 737 Max after crashes

An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 arriving from Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport is seen taxiing to its gate at the Miami International Airport on March 12, 2019 in Miami, Florida.

American Airlines’ pilots union is planning to tell lawmakers on Wednesday that it is concerned about whether training materials and updates for the grounded Boeing 737 Max will be sufficient.

A House aviation panel is scheduled to hear from pilots, flight attendants and airline representatives at its second hearing about the plane, which has been grounded worldwide since mid-March after two fatal crashes within five months of one another killed a total of 346 people.

Boeing is scrambling to win regulators’ approval to get the 737 Max, its best-selling aircraft ever, flying again and to win back public trust after several surveys showed travelers might try to avoid the plane.

Dan Carey, president of Allied Pilots Association, which represents some 15,000 American Airlines pilots, plans to tell lawmakers Wednesday that Boeing has “made significant positive changes with the new software fixes,” according to written testimony reviewed by CNBC.

“However, at APA we remained concerned about whether the new training protocol, materials and method of instruction suggested by Boeing are adequate to ensure that pilots across the globe flying the MAX fleet can do so in absolute complete safety,” he said in his statement.

American Airlines has “been working closely with our pilots on the APA national safety committee on the suggested training and other issues concerning returning the 737 MAX back to revenue service,” said American spokesman Ross Feinstein. “We appreciate their input and collaboration.”

Airlines that have the 737 Max in their fleets, including American, Southwest and United, have canceled thousands of flights during the peak summer travel season as the plane remains out of service.

Boeing has developed a software upgrade for the jets but regulators have yet to sign off on those changes.

Carey also questioned whether the Federal Aviation Administration can ensure that pilots receive enough training “as aircraft are becoming more and more technologically sophisticated.”

Carey told CNBC the union has requested simulator time in the sole Boeing 737 Max full-motion simulator in the U.S., which is located in Miami, and said American told the union it can receive the simulator time after the plane is certified by the FAA. The pilots previously used a stationary simulator near Boeing’s production facility near Seattle.

American ordered a 737 Max simulator that should arrive by the end of the year, Feinstein said.

The Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents American’s cabin crew and is not testifying in person at Wednesday’s hearing, sent testimony to the House panel that says the issue of trust must be addressed before the plane flies again.

“If the public does not believe that the process of returning the 737 Max 8 to service is not the result of a thorough, rigorous, and transparent safety-driven process, then this aircraft will likely be forever tainted,” the statement said.

The House panel is also scheduled to hear from Airlines for America, an industry group that represents most of the largest U.S. airlines; the Association of Flight Attendants, which represents United Airlines cabin crew members; and Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, famed for his 2009 “Miracle on the Hudson” landing of a US Airways Airbus jet.


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Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after racial incident involving singer SZA

LVMH’s Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer. R&B singer SZA said in April she was racially profiled at a Sephora store in Calabasas, California. SZA said a Sephora employee she identified as “Sandy” called security to make sure the singer was not stealing from the store. SZA was quoted in


LVMH’s Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer. R&B singer SZA said in April she was racially profiled at a Sephora store in Calabasas, California. SZA said a Sephora employee she identified as “Sandy” called security to make sure the singer was not stealing from the store. SZA was quoted in
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Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after racial incident involving singer SZA

LVMH’s Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer.

R&B singer SZA said in April she was racially profiled at a Sephora store in Calabasas, California.

“We have been informed of an incident at our Calabasas store and in addition to reaching out to SZA directly, we are gathering more information about the incident in order to take the proper next steps,” Sephora said in a statement emailed to Reuters. “We take complaints like this very seriously, profiling on the basis of race is not tolerated at Sephora.”

SZA said a Sephora employee she identified as “Sandy” called security to make sure the singer was not stealing from the store. “We had a long talk. U have a blessed day Sandy,” SZA said in a Twitter post.

The Sephora closures were not “a response to any one event,” saying that planning for the “inclusivity workshops” had been in progress for several months and that a broader campaign called “We Belong to Something Beautiful” had been in the works for at least a year, Sephora said in its statement.

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH is based in Paris.

SZA was quoted in an interview with U.S. digital publisher Refinery29 last year as saying she previously worked in the skin-care department at a Sephora store.

“You are a part of the Sephora family, and we are committed to ensuring every member of our community feels welcome and included at our stores,” Sephora said at the time in a response to the singer’s post.

SZA is a Grammy nominee who also collaborated with Kendrick Lamar on the song “All the Stars” for the blockbuster movie “Black Panther.”

After SZA’s tweet following the incident, Google reviews for the Calabasas store spiked, with many users criticizing Sephora over the incident.

Barbadian singer Rihanna last month unveiled her new fashion brand with LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world.

Sephora’s workshops come about a year after Starbucks closed 8,000 stores across the United States for anti-bias training after a Philadelphia cafe manager’s call to police resulted in the arrests of two black men who were waiting for a friend.


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Here’s how to make sure your summer travel plans aren’t ruined by 737 Max flight cancellations

Thousands of flights have been canceled since all of Boeing’s 737 Max airplanes were grounded on March 13, forcing American, Southwest, United and many international airlines to scramble and adjust schedules, rebook passengers and figure out what comes next. Airlines expect Boeing to issue software updates and new training procedures for the 737 Max planes soon, but there is no set date yet for when the aircraft will be recertified and return to the skies. And now the summer travel season is abo


Thousands of flights have been canceled since all of Boeing’s 737 Max airplanes were grounded on March 13, forcing American, Southwest, United and many international airlines to scramble and adjust schedules, rebook passengers and figure out what comes next. Airlines expect Boeing to issue software updates and new training procedures for the 737 Max planes soon, but there is no set date yet for when the aircraft will be recertified and return to the skies. And now the summer travel season is abo
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Here's how to make sure your summer travel plans aren't ruined by 737 Max flight cancellations

Thousands of flights have been canceled since all of Boeing’s 737 Max airplanes were grounded on March 13, forcing American, Southwest, United and many international airlines to scramble and adjust schedules, rebook passengers and figure out what comes next.

Airlines expect Boeing to issue software updates and new training procedures for the 737 Max planes soon, but there is no set date yet for when the aircraft will be recertified and return to the skies.

And now the summer travel season is about to kick into high gear.

Here’s what airlines and travel experts are telling passengers about how the 737 Max grounding may affect fares and summer travel plans.


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Boeing unveils 737 Max fixes, says planes are safer

Boeing previewed its software fix, cockpit alerts and additional pilot training for its 737 Max planes on Wednesday, saying the changes improve the safety of the aircraft which has been involved in two deadly crashes since October. Among the notable changes to the MAX flight controls:The plane’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS, automated flight control system, will now receive data from both “angle of attack” sensors, instead of just one. If those disagree by more than 5


Boeing previewed its software fix, cockpit alerts and additional pilot training for its 737 Max planes on Wednesday, saying the changes improve the safety of the aircraft which has been involved in two deadly crashes since October. Among the notable changes to the MAX flight controls:The plane’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS, automated flight control system, will now receive data from both “angle of attack” sensors, instead of just one. If those disagree by more than 5
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Boeing unveils 737 Max fixes, says planes are safer

Boeing previewed its software fix, cockpit alerts and additional pilot training for its 737 Max planes on Wednesday, saying the changes improve the safety of the aircraft which has been involved in two deadly crashes since October.

“We’re working with customers and regulators around the world to restore faith in our industry and also to reaffirm our commitment to safety and to earning the trust for the flying public,” Mike Sinnett, Boeing vice president, said in previewing the changes to pilots, reporters and regulators at its facilities in Renton, Washington.

The company’s shares jumped after releasing the fixes at 2 p.m. ET, rising by more than 1 percent in afternoon trading.

Many of the details behind Boeing’s plan to fix the Max have come out over the last two weeks.

Among the notable changes to the MAX flight controls:

The plane’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS, automated flight control system, will now receive data from both “angle of attack” sensors, instead of just one.

If those disagree by more than 5.5 degrees, the MCAS system will be disabled and will not push the nose of the plane lower.

Boeing will be adding an indicator to the flight control display so pilots are aware of when the angle of attack sensors disagree.

There will also be enhanced training required for all 737 pilots so they are more fully aware of how the MCAS system works and how to disable it if they encounter an issue.

“We’re working with pilots and industry officials,” said Sinnett. “We have 200 of them today in our Renton facility and we’ll be spending time with them today to explain the updates we’re making to the 737 Max, to get their input and to earn their trust.”


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Michael Phelps once did 75 workouts in 24 days — here’s where his drive comes from

From 1997 to somewhere around 2005 or 2006 Phelps says he was averaging around 10 workouts a week, seven days a week. He was in Colorado Springs at the United States Olympic Training Center, training there for several weeks. “Over 24 days, we were probably working out, with weights, 75 times…” Phelps tells Robbins. While everyone else took a month or two off, Phelps recalls, he got back in the water the next day. His coach told him they were going to break a world record in six months, and Phelp


From 1997 to somewhere around 2005 or 2006 Phelps says he was averaging around 10 workouts a week, seven days a week. He was in Colorado Springs at the United States Olympic Training Center, training there for several weeks. “Over 24 days, we were probably working out, with weights, 75 times…” Phelps tells Robbins. While everyone else took a month or two off, Phelps recalls, he got back in the water the next day. His coach told him they were going to break a world record in six months, and Phelp
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Michael Phelps once did 75 workouts in 24 days — here's where his drive comes from

From 1997 to somewhere around 2005 or 2006 Phelps says he was averaging around 10 workouts a week, seven days a week. But one training period sticks out in his memory, he tells Robbins.

He was in Colorado Springs at the United States Olympic Training Center, training there for several weeks. All they did, he says, was eat, sleep, swim and lift. Pool workouts were scheduled for 5 a.m. to 7 a.m., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., followed by a weight session.

“Over 24 days, we were probably working out, with weights, 75 times…” Phelps tells Robbins. “So at that point, it was kind of like I saw myself improving so much because we weren’t taking a day off.”

“And in the sport of swimming, if you miss one day it takes you two days to get back to where you were,” adds Phelps, explaining swimmers lose the feeling for water if they stay out of the pool and their muscles get a bit out of rhythm.

Working out and training that much takes some intense drive, Robbins acknowledges. So where did Phelps find the determination?

From failure.

At his first Olympic Games in Sydney, Phelps finished fifth in the 200-meter butterfly.

“I was upset with my performance,” he explains. “At 15, yeah it’s great, but let’s be honest, I don’t want to come back with a participation ribbon. I want to come back with real hardware, like I don’t want this ribbon. So, I was pissed about it.”

While everyone else took a month or two off, Phelps recalls, he got back in the water the next day. “I decided to not take a break afterwards and kind of get right back into it…” Phelps says.

His coach told him they were going to break a world record in six months, and Phelps was up for the challenge.

Phelps smashed that world record within those six months, he recalls, and continued to break records. By the time he was competing in his next Olympics in Athens in 2004, Phelps had won five world titles. At the Athens games, he claimed six gold medals as well as two bronze medals.

“I remember sitting with my agent when I was 15 or 16 years old, and I just said, ‘I want to do something that nobody else has ever done in the sport,'” Phelps says. “I want do something different. I don’t want to be the second Mark Spitz. I want to be the first Michael Phelps.”

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