With interest from Elon Musk to a16z's Steven Sinofsky, momentum in Silicon Valley may be heading in an unlikely direction - towards addressing energy poverty. Energy poverty which affects 1.2 billion people around the world who lack...Show More Summary
Conservatives arguing that Silicon Valley will save us from climate change are playing ideological make believe
Dirk Ahlborn of Hyperloop Transportation delivered a keynote, giving some extra details about Elon Musk's project.
Last month Madame Tussauds asked you, the American public, which tech icon should be the next to be depicted in wax. Competition was stiff among the ten nominees, with everyone from Elon Musk to George Lucas in the running. But the American public has decided, nay, demanded: WE MUST HAVE A WAX WOZ! More »
Elon Musk’s SpaceX rockets have just received the best recognition they can probably get, putting them on par with similar products from the more experienced competition. DON’T MISS: SanDisk has lightning-fast SSD drives that are asShow More Summary
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is poised to take on the virtual monopoly Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. have on launching Pentagon satellites now that his Space 9 rocket has been Air Force certified.
The Cult of Mac faithful have spoken: Apple’s cuddly co-founder The Woz will be the latest tech icon recreated in wax as a Madame Tussauds statue. Beating out other possible candidates including Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak will take his rightful place … Read more ›
Last month Madame Tussauds asked you, the American public, which tech icon should be the next to be depicted in wax. Competition was stiff among the ten nominees, with everyone from Elon Musk to George Lucas in the running. But the American public has decided, nay, demanded: WE MUST HAVE A WAX WOZ! Read more...
Elon Musk is looking to take on a business that's even tougher to get into
Book recommendation: Tyler Cowen loves Ashlee Vance’s biography of Elon Musk and says “so far it is the book I have enjoyed...
Elon Musk operates his businesses, including SpaceX and Tesla, with a tireless, sometimes extreme intensity. At his first company, software maker Zip2, Musk eventually learned that he shouldn't manage people under the assumption that...Show More Summary
It'll take on Boeing and Lockheed
After a two-year effort, entrepreneur Elon Musk and his upstart company SpaceX won approval from the Air Force on Tuesday to launch the military's most critical satellites.
The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday said it has certified privately held SpaceX to launch U.S. military and spy satellites, ending a monopoly held by United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, since its creation in 2006. The decision follows two years of discussions,...
It took a court case, tens of millions of dollars and some heated words, but Elon Musk's quest to be able to launch satellites for the Pentagon finally concluded Tuesday.The Air Force announced that SpaceX, Musk's California-based company, won its long-awaited certification from the Pentagon.Read full article >>
Musk has us on “hello” in this video with his admission of impulse verbalization: “My issue is that I don’t have a filter, not that I have too much of a filter.” No wonder we love listening to him with that unfiltered charisma. Right...Show More Summary
We’re marching toward the singularity, the day when artificial intelligence is smarter than us. That has some very smart people such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk worried that robots will enslave or destroy us—but perhaps there’s another option. Show More Summary
That is the new book by Ashlee Vance, and so far it is the book I have enjoyed most this year. Highly recommended. Here is a short piece on how Elon Musk created a separate school just for his kids.
Silicon Valley types have long bemoaned the need to spend time eating. "If there was a way that I couldn’t eat so I could work more, I would not eat," Tesla's Elon Musk once said. And that's why "food replacement" products are catching on so quickly among the techie set:...
Friendship is not a black-and-white thing. You might not like how your friend sometimes kinda sorta cheats on his girlfriend. Or you might not like how he or she acts when plastered. Rarely do you or I worry that one of our best friends...Show More Summary