OREANDA-NEWS. April 13, 2016. When George Hotz, the reverse-engineering whiz kid who first cracked the iPhone, said his new company was going to produce self-driving retrofit kits for non-autonomous vehicles, I believed him. When he said it would cost under \\$1,000, I took it with a grain of salt. Now that he's said it's arriving by year's end, I'm buying stock in Morton's.