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The future we're building -- and boring | Elon Musk


The future we're building -- and boring | Elon Musk

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Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris Anderson.

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Elon Musk's Future City

According to Forbes Elon Musk, the CEO and founder of Tesla and SpaceX is the most innovative person in the world for the consecutive second time this year. And that is very clear of the unbelievable success he has achieved in business. Ten years ago, people considered him a reckless man with extravagant ideas. In 2008, his company Tesla collapsed during the financial crisis. Now Tesla is one of the most successful niche car companies in producing electric cars, all due to the fact that Elon Musk persevered and was determined. He has done what was thought to be impossible 10 years ago. But he has no plans of stopping soon. He has many innovative and wild plans for the future of mankind which would improve the quality of our lives. 
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Elon Musk believes that day by day the technology is only getting better and better. Things are developing so fast that the future might be filled with Exponential tech advances that would change the world. In the future, we will have video games so realistic that it would be difficult for us to tell the difference between games and reality. From self driving tunnel networks to brain controlled computers, we’re going to look at how Elon Musk and his technology will take us forward and creating the city of the future. Elon says that we always want the future to be better than the past. A future that is exciting and one that the people would want to live in. A few decades ago a lot of technological advances seemed unimaginable but today they are our new normal, life without them is unimaginable. So let’s look at what would Elon Musk’s city of future look like. 

So how will we get from one city to another in Elon’s future city? It’s hard to imagine being able to fly from New York City to Shanghai in 39 minutes or from Sydney to London in an hour. But this is something that Elon and SpaceX are working on. Elon compares Space Rockets to airplanes saying that if you do not reuse a plane, it would cost up to 250 million dollars to fly one way but because we can reuse them tens of thousand of times, it becomes affordable. The same is true for Space Rockets. A SpaceX rocket costs about 57 million dollars and if the rocket is reused a thousand times it nearly costs 57 thousand dollars per flight and by carrying people, we can get the price of a rocket flight down to the price of an economy flight ticket. The starship rocket is being developed to take people to mars, it can also transport people from city to city. In a 2017 interview Elon said that he is working for this to become a reality in the next 10 years and if you can carry people, you can also carry cargo which means a super fast delivery for people. Another way of getting packages fast from one part of the country to another will be by Electric semi trucks being developed by Tesla. These semi trucks require a driver but in the future we will see entirely driverless version of these and making deliveries and making the transportation cheaper. Also these trucks will be good for environment because 25% of greenhouse gases come from the trucking industry.  Though these ideas seem far fetched and Elon has planned to make them possible in the next 10 to 12 years. There is yet another way that Elon plans to develop, and that is transportation via hyper loop.  Elon Musk asks that when you think about a new transportation system, what would you want ideally? You will want something that would cost half the price to travel, would be twice as fast, cannot crash and immune to weather. To make this possible Elon is working on the idea of Hyperloop, which will take about 12 minutes to travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and will also be powered by solar panels. There will be Hyperloop stations inside cities, making it easier and faster to travel. There are several Hyperloop routes being planned and in the Elon’s future they will be a major subject of attraction. 

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Elon Musk SHOCKS the Air Force With His Candid Prediction About The Future

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In this video, Elon sits down for an interview at the United States Air Force Association and is very candid with his predictions for the future.

We'll break down the subcommunication behind the interaction and try to decide if Elon was oblivious or just didn't care.

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ELON MUSK - The future we're building - A CITY ON MARS

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Elon Musk: The City of the Future

From SpaceX and Tesla, to his own school (Ad Astra), Elon Musk is developing companies and ideas that look to bring humanity forward.

This mini documentary video takes a look at a number of Elon Musk's projects and ideas. And tries to envision what the city of the future will look like.

Such as how self driving electric cars will allow for smaller tunnels. Making way for The Boring Company to develop a mega network of underground tunnels.


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Other topics covered include:
• How the future of self driving cars and transportation (Tesla Semi) will affect our daily lives and jobs (Universal Income)
• How all of humanity can go renewable with 100 Tesla Gigafactories
• If SpaceX can make space rockets as reusable as airplanes, we can fly people from 1 side of the world to the other in under an hour (Starship)
• Or how a better form of transportation would be the Hyperloop
• How Elon Musk's brother, Kimball Musk, is developing vertical farming in cities using shipping containers, and the tech could be used in colonizing Mars
• There being a global internet provided by a constellation of satellites (SpaceX Starlink)
• And how in the future, you won't be able to tell the difference between video games and reality (and asking if we are in a simulation)
• And that we need to keep up with artificial intelligence by connecting our brains to a computer (Neuralink)

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Elon Musk : How to Build the Future

Elon is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Originally a cofounder of Paypal, Elon Musk founded SpaceX to enable the colonization of Mars.

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ELON MUSK: Future We Are Building | Learn English | English Speech with Subtitles

Learn English with Elon Musk. Engineer, industrial designer, and business magnate Elon Musk sat down for a candid, heartfelt interview where he talks about his business, his vision, and the innovations that he intends on bringing in the near future.

There is not a topic that they don’t cover. From politics to climate change, from immigration to sustainable energy, Musk gives his unique perspective on everything. Musk says that he looks at the future from the standpoint of probabilities. It's like a branching stream of probabilities for him and there are actions that we can take that affect those probabilities or that accelerate one thing or slow down another thing. Watch this splendid interview in all its glory here with Big English subtitles.


Top 7 Elon Musk Plans To Do By 2030 | How Elon Musk is Creating The Future

Elon Musk is a man of many dreams and he has some fascinating plans for the future. So here’s everything Elon Musk says he’ll do by 2030

Number 7: Hyperloop

Do you want to go from New York to Los Angeles inside a floating pod in a reduced pressure tube? Elon Musk has a cool project for you. Hyperloop's sealed tube can travel substantially free of air resistance or friction. Hyperloop has set a new speed record of 463 km/h (288 mph)

Number 6: Fully Automated Cars

Elon Musk thinks that driving cars might be outlawed in the future. He thinks that it would be too dangerous for people to drive.

Number 5: Car Elevators

Elon Musk’s Boring Co. wants to turn 2D traffic jams into 3D underground road networks. The basic idea is that a person can avoid traffic jams using underground tunnels. The car will drive into a collection point on the surface. Then it will be taken unground via an elevator.

Number 4: Starlink

Elon Musk is planning to put 12,00 satellites in the low-earth orbit. It’ll provide internet to the poorest and most remote parts of the globe.

Number 3: City to city travel by rocket

SpaceX’s interplanetary system could also be used for long-distance travel on Earth. By using Starship, It’ll only take 30 minutes to go to Beijing, China from New York City

Number 2: Brains talking directly to computers

Elon Musk’s Neuralink is trying to create brain-computer interfaces. Elon Musk wants to make tech that can treat serious brain diseases. It would be implanted in the body to enhance brain power

Number 1: Mars and beyond

By 2022, Elon Musk’s SpaceX is expected to send a cargo mission to Mars. It’ll be followed by the first Mars flight with passengers in 2024. Elon Musk vowed to put million people on Mars by 2050. The first mars city is expected to be under a pressurised dome.

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The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity ... | Elon Musk

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which include a mass-marketed electric car, a solar energy leasing company and a fully reusable rocket.

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TOP Elon Musk’s Projects! How Elon Musk Creates the Future?

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Elon Musk is the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX,who plans to colonize Mars and is afraid to become a pet with artificial intelligence. But that's not all. In fact,the companies in which Musk plays a role cover almost every industry and global problems of mankind,trying to revolutionize each of them. See Elon Musk’s TOP 8 projects designed to change lives.

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1. SolarCity is an energy project designed to eliminate our dependence on fossil fuels.
2. Tesla,the Musk car project,founded in 2003,was the entrepreneur's second project after PayPal. It involves creating cars of the future.
3. Starlink – satelit internet project in the field of telecommunications which ensures fast,all access internet to connect Tesla cars with th company.
4. Hyperloop - next project is the transport system of the future,which follows the idea of vacuum trains.
5. The Boring Company - Infrastructure project,which should solve two key problems - speed and costs of tunnel consructions.
6. Aerospace project - SpaceX. The company's global goal is to make space travel accessible and not only build a base on the moon,but also colonize Mars.
7. OpenAI - The goal of the project is an intensified and open research of artificial intelligence.
8. Neuralink - a company that creates highly reliable,minimally invasive brain-computer interfaces designed to enhance the capabilities of the ordinary human brain.

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