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Elon Musk's First Boring Machine Has Begun Tunneling

On Wednesday, Elon Musk announced that The Boring Company’s first machine, whimsically named “Godot” after the play <i>Waiting for Godot</i>, has begun work …

10 Inspiring Quotes From the Eccentric and Fearless Elon Musk

If you want to be successful, you've got to think big. Just take it from the man who wants to put people on Mars. As the founder and CEO of SpaceX, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, chairman of SolarCity and recent founder of the new "Boring Company," which plans to build underground tunnels to combat …

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China Is About to Bury Elon Musk in Batteries - Bloomberg

As Elon Musk races to finish building the world’s biggest battery factory in the Nevada desert, China is poised to leave him in the dust.<p>Chinese …

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4 Great Lessons in Failure from the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Failure is an inevitable part of success. Here are 4 of the most important lessons Jobs, Bezos, Musk, and Zuckerberg have leveraged in their journeys.<p>Failure is inherent in business and entrepreneurship. In fact, many entrepreneurs consider failure to be a natural stepping stone to success. They …

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Here's why Elon Musk is waxing philosophical about floors

Elon Musk, hours after his new company started drilling a tunnel under Los Angeles, began to wax philosophical about floors.<p>"I love floors. They will never let you down," the Tesla and SpaceX CEO quipped in consecutive postings Wednesday evening. The tweets followed news that Musk's new venture, …

19 Hard-Hitting Quotes On What It Takes To Be Super Successful By Elon Musk’s Ex-Wife

The strangest, most unexpected name showed up on a Quora page in response to the question, “How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon …

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Chicago is considering Elon Musk’s tunnel boring company for a high-speed rail under the city

While Elon Musk’s Boring Company is currently focused on developing its tunnel boring technology in order to improve traffic in Los Angeles, there are apparently other cities interested.<p>Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel revealed today that he has been talking with Musk about partnering with the Boring …

Artist ironically uses AI to make portraits of people with jobs likely displaced by AI

The Most Famous Artist is all about reverse-engineering art to find what works on social media. In his latest project, he's using artificial intelligence to create like-able and sell-able work that also comments on AI's potential to kill jobs and industries.<p>Earlier this month the artist, known as …

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Chicago in talks with Tesla’s Elon Musk for O’Hare to downtown high-speed rail project

Musk’s company suggests linking Chicago’s Loop and international airport via 125 mph underground “sleds”<p>The long-discussed plan to link O’Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago via high-speed rail has found a surprising West Coast ally—billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk. Though he is known …

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Watch the Falcon 9 Cut Through Thick Fog to Land on a Drone Ship

After pulling off two drone ship landings in three days, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took a moment to share the second landing — through some thick fog in …

Exploration

IBM’s Supercomputer Thinks Elon Musk Is a Cautious CEO

There are many words that can be used to describe Elon Musk, but "cautious" probably isn't first to mind when it comes to the ambitious CEO trying to …

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Elon Musk Wants to Disconnect Superchargers From the Grid and Go Solar

We all know that Tesla cars are lean, green, electric machines. But, what many of you may not have known is that CEO Elon Musk has just announced …

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Exit Like Elon Musk: 3 Tips to Help You Gracefully Abandon Ship

Learn to balance your integrity, principles, brand, bottom line, and relationships when you know it's time to go.<p>Growing your business requires leadership skills of all kinds, and serving other leaders in different roles. Even the most successful business leaders find strategic value in serving on …

Leadership

Do You Drink More Coffee Than Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Other Creative Leaders?

Contributor<p>The 1993 book <i>Tastes of Paradise: A Social History of Spices, Stimulants, and Intoxicants</i> explored the oft-stated theory that the real catalyst behind the industrial revolution was caffeine -- specifically the kind you get from guzzling coffee. Author Wolfgang Schivelbusch’s premise is …

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Elon Musk Does Share A Trait With Steve Jobs

Elon Musk gets compared to many famous CEOs and founders.<p>Among those, Steve Jobs stands out.<p>In this article, I argue that Elon Musk does, indeed, …

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Elon Musk Admits To “Unschooling” His Children

“Unschooling” is an educational method advocating learning in a natural environment via self-direction of the student. Around since the 1970s and …

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SpaceX plans expansion of rocket refurbishing facilities in Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX wants to expand facilities in Florida to refurbish and store its reusable rocket boosters as it increases the pace of launches, documents filed with authorities show.<p>The privately owned rocket company, operated by entrepreneur Elon Musk, proposes building a …

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Leaked photos show a new side of the upcoming Tesla Model 3

New photos of the Tesla Model 3 — the most anticipated electric car of the decade, if not all time — have been leaked by You You Xue, who claimed on Reddit that Xue came across the new model randomly in San Matteo, and “jumped straight out of the car and started snapping photos!” The car is due to …

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Elon Musk is Destroying the Cost of Getting to Space

Exploring the final frontier is a costly proposition, but Elon Musk and the engineers at SpaceX want to make it more affordable. Recently, Musk …

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SpaceX Accomplishes Double Headed American Space Spectacular - 2 Launches and 2 Landings in 2 Days from 2 Coasts

Liftoff of SpaceX Falcon 9 on June 25 at 1:25 p.m. PDT (4:25 p.m. EDT) carrying ten Iridium Next mobile voice and data relay communications …

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SpaceX is a more attractive Elon Musk company than Tesla or SolarCity

Investors love Elon Musk's vision and his companies.<p>He's regularly hailed as our generation's Thomas Edison.<p>Tesla is up nearly 80% year-to-date and …

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Elon Musk Says SpaceX Rockets Will Be Capable of Indefinite Launches Without Being Serviced

Indefinite Launches<p>Elon Musk was active on Twitter over the weekend discussing the direction he’s hoping to take SpaceX’s rockets. Prior to the …

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How Plausible Is Elon Musk’s Plan to Colonize Mars?

Musk wants to launch 1,000 spaceships carrying 100 humans each in the next 40 to 100 years.NASA via Getty Images <i>This post originally appeared on The</i> …

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5 reasons a Tesla music-streaming service is the best idea Elon Musk has had this year

Last week, Tesla revealed that it was working on a music-streaming service for its vehicles (and, presumably, other environments, such as smartphones).<p>The service is unnamed, but we're going to suggest "Tesla Tunes" over "Tesla Music." Regardless of what it ends up being called — and whether Musk, …

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SpaceX Rocket Landings are Now Boring and Thrilling at Once

Why does SpaceX feel <i>boring</i> these days?<p>OK, maybe not <i>boring</i> but after a busy, objectively incredible weekend that featured two successful missions and …

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Elon Musk's SpaceX Isn't About Cheaper Rockets. (It's Way Bigger.)

From Bulgaria to 3 billion people, and beyond.<p>This last weekend, Iridium launched 10 more satellites, and Bulgaria got its first satellite thanks to back-to-back SpaceX launches. "People don't realize that, for small countries and small companies like us, without SpaceX, there was no way we would …

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SpaceX's Reusable Rockets Could Save the Company a Lot of Money

Every Cone Counts<p>After a historic weekend “doubleheader,” SpaceX is leading the push for reusable rocket technology. CEO and founder Elon Musk said …

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The 68-Year-Old With More Style Cred Than Almost Anyone Else We Know

Other than getting stuck in an Insta-story hole (it's becoming a problem), Instagram is incredible for finding new style muses. Today, we've …

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After nine launches in 2017, it’s tough to be an honest critic of SpaceX

Can't fly often enough? Elon Musk is a government swindler? Hardly.<p>Elon Musk and SpaceX had one hell of a weekend. While much of the country …

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Elon Musk Optimistic for LA Tunnel Plans

Not unaccustomed to naysayers, Elon Musk’s latest plan, to create a system of tunnels beneath LA for the transportation of people and cars by …

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