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The Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan (just between you and me)

<i>Background: My day job is running a space transportation company called SpaceX, but on the side I am the chairman of Tesla Motors and help formulate</i> …

Tesla

What Mark Zuckerberg can learn from Elon Musk about changing the world

Two billionaire events happened last week. Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said they'd give away most of their wealth, and Elon Musk renewed his call for a carbon tax.<p>Zuckerberg and Musk want to change the world. Some have argued that by creating Facebook, Zuckerberg already has. I …

LARRY PAGE: I Would Rather Give My Billions To Elon Musk Than Charity

Steve Jennings/Getty Images<p>Google CEO Larry Page has an unusual idea about what should happen to his billions should he die.<p>Instead of giving it to a …

Tesla

NASA: Earth’s magnetic poles are ‘switching’ with catastrophic consequences for humanity

NASA•GETTYThe Earth's magnetic field (left) would be gone, leaving us at the mercy of solar flares<p>The US space agency confirmed fears that we may be …

This is what Elon Musk, Tony Hsieh and other successful business leaders ask job candidates

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Business Insider.</i><p>Savvy CEOs and executives know that interview questions like, “What’s your biggest …

Employment

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number …

Self-improvement

Zone of Proximal Development

by Saul McLeod published, updated<p>The zone of proximal development (ZPD) has been defined as:<p>"the distance between the actual developmental level as …

These defiant robots are learning to reject human orders

Robots that we interact with in today’s society are programmed to carry out tasks without deviation. The robots of the future might just be a little more defiant.<p>Researchers at the Tufts University Human-Robot Interaction Lab in Massachusetts are trying something that many-a-science fiction movie …

Robotics

Should driverless cars kill their own passengers to save a pedestrian?

Imagine you’re in a self-driving car, heading towards a collision with a group of pedestrians. The only other option is to drive off a cliff. What should the car do?<p>Philosophers have been debating a similar moral conundrum for years, but the discussion has a new practical application with the …

Autonomous Cars

3D printer for kids looks like a helmet, cheaper than an iPhone

While popular among designers, the commercial 3D printer space has, so far, failed to capture much mainstream attention and instead seems to occupy a …

There's a major difference between SpaceX and Blue Origin that makes them incomparable

And the private American space companies Blue Origin and SpaceX are paving the way.<p>Blue Origin, which was founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2000, successfully launched and landed (shown to the right, or above on mobile) its New Shepard reusable launch system on Nov. 23, after an unsuccessful …

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Having a passion for your work may be overrated as a key to success

In a recent biography of<p>Elon Musk, Bloomberg technology writer Ashlee Vance documents how the entrepreneur transformed the electric car industry, launched rockets into space, developed solar technology and devised plans to colonize Mars.<p>Vance emphasizes Musk's diligence and unwavering zeal, not …

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