Elon Musk YouTube TedJanuary 18, 2018 – 10:54 am

Elon Musk YouTube Ted

Several members of the TED community appeared in the news this week. Below, some highlights: Yesterday marked the first-ever White House Maker Faire, which brought together 100 students, entrepreneurs, engineers and tinkerers from across the country. A 17-foot robotic giraffe attended, as did TED Fellows Jane Chen, David Lang, Manu Prakash and Jose Gomez-Marquez, plus longtime TEDster Emeka Okafor. The group stopped to snap the pic above in the Oval… airol

SpaceX Rocket explodes VideoJanuary 16, 2018 – 10:43 am

SpaceX Rocket explodes Video

An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, still reeling from previous failed shipments. The accident occurred about 2 1/2 minutes into the flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Pieces could be seen falling into the Atlantic. More than 5, 200 pounds of space station cargo were on board, including the first…

Did Elon Musk founded PayPalJanuary 7, 2018 – 10:33 am

Did Elon Musk founded PayPal

Elon Musk has is divorcing Talulah Riley, a 26-year-old British actress, after two years of marriage Mr Must - called Tony Stark without the Iron Man suit - has founded four successful companies including Telsa Motors and Space X Ms Riley gets to keep her Cartier and Gucci watches, diamond jewelry and her $110, 00 Tesla Roadster Talulah Riley is getting $4.2million in her divorce from PayPal founder and Silicon Valley golden boy Elon Musk. It s not…

Elon Musk VS NYTJanuary 2, 2018 – 10:26 am

Elon Musk VS NYT

Tesla Motors CEO and founder Elon Musk definitely isn’t the best guy to try to pull a fast one on. The visionary entrepreneur set Twitter a titter when he claimed earlier this week that New York Times writer John Broder had fudged details about the Tesla Models S car’s range in cold weather, resulting in what he termed a “fake” article. Musk promised evidence, and now he has delivered, via the official Tesla blog. In keeping with his brief description…

What did Elon Musk Invent?December 29, 2017 – 10:20 am

What did Elon Musk Invent?

We don’t think that it will come as any surprise to you that we love innovators who try to look at the world in a different way. After all, Postconsumerism essentially asks you to look at the world in a different way than what society as a whole tells you. Today, we thought we’d take a little time to talk about how much we love Elon Musk. Yes, we’re prone to loving nerds anyway, but he’s truly putting his nerdiness to amazing use by creating ideas…

California Billionaire Elon MuskDecember 24, 2017 – 10:05 am

California Billionaire Elon Musk

Hyperloop passenger capsule version with doors open at the station. Credit: Elon Musk/SpaceX The pods would be revved up to near-supersonic speeds by linear electric motors like those used by Tesla. But the ultimate source of energy for the system would be the sun. There s actually way more surface area on the top of the tube [for solar panels] than you really need,Musk said. Musk envisions the Hyperloop as an alternative to California s proposed…

Elon Musk Biography Book PDFDecember 16, 2017 – 09:52 am

Elon Musk Biography Book PDF

In previous posts, I ve reviewed Bill Gates s summer reading list and the books that Steve Jobs wanted people to read. Elon Musk s reading recommendations are quite different. Where Gates s tastes tend towards the whimsical and Jobs s towards the metaphysical, Musk s list is all about science. Only one of his recommendations is a traditional business book, with the rest dealing either with the history of science or the relationship of science to public…

SpaceX Stock value for EmployeesDecember 12, 2017 – 09:48 am

SpaceX Stock value for Employees

Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons 137 Ventures, the Silicon Valley firm that provides loans to startup employees in exchange for some of their equity, has closed its second fund with an apropos $137 million in capital commitments. The group’s debut fund was capped at $50 million, with 80% of LPs re-upping with larger commitments this time around. One of its more notable early borrowers was Joe Lonsdale, the co-founder of Palantir Technologies and…

Peter Thiel and Elon MuskDecember 9, 2017 – 09:41 am

Peter Thiel and Elon Musk

AP Photo/Jae C. HongElon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, introduces the SpaceX Dragon V2 spaceship at the SpaceX headquarters on Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Hawthorne, Calif.Peter Thiel worked with some impressive talent back in the early days of PayPal, but one person stood out from the rest of them. He hedged at first, explaining that he found all of them extremely talented, but he caved at the last moment, citing Elon Musk as the one who impressed…

SpaceX Landing TimesDecember 5, 2017 – 09:39 am

SpaceX Landing Times

If SpaceX succeeds in recovering the first stage of its rocket after its 10:21 a.m. ET launch on Sunday at Florida s Cape Canaveral, it will be a historical achievement. It will push space travel further toward a future in which people, satellites and other items can be inexpensively launched into orbit. If it fails, SpaceX will learn from its mistakes and try yet again. SpaceX has made two previous attempts to land the first stage of its Falcon 9…