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Is Elon Musk from the Future - Discuss

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by VS 5.0, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. VS 5.0

    VS 5.0 Well-Known Member

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    He's accelerated the widespread adoption of electric cars by I reckon at least a decade or even more - so yeah imo he is without a doubt one of the great visionaries of the age. I'd place him well above salesmen like Jobs and Gates. In this age of vapid celebrities, bland corrupt and downright crazy politicians I cannot think of a more interesting man alive.
     
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    A man who loves technology and innovation but HATES AI........

    Terminator anyone :D
     
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    Whoa there. One created a monopoly and the other completely reshaped the mobile phone industry. Quite a bit more substantial IMO.
     
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    The more I see and read about Elon Musk , the more I like the guy , and he's South African too .
     
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    gates stole code and resold it.

    jobs, capitalised on maturing tech and just got dumb lucky - it was about time too, he'd had enough cracks at it.
     
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    He also doesn't hold on to any of the Intellectual Property from Tesla too. It is freely available to the world so that advancements can be made sooner and people can learn from his mistakes and improve upon the world.
    He truly is a great man and is leading the world in the right direction with his ventures.
     
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    Has anyone read his bio? I read most when it was first released NY Times bestseller, re-reading it at the moment.
    Actually first learned of Musk years ago when I bought the e85 wagon whilst reading a book about energy, terrorism, ethanol and space travel, called Energy Victory by Robert Zubrin
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    Zubrin is also President & Founder, The Mars Society, and President, Pioneer Astronautics. Written 2007 (between first and second rocket failure, proof of EV sports concept using a Lotus Elise), is a prequel to Musk’s vision in several key areas.
    No doubt Musk is a 21st century luminary bigger than anything conceived by Ian Fleming, definitely a disruptive mover and shaker (literally) PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX and Solar City.
    Totally recommend the backstory if CBF reading novels or thick books.
     
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    Need headphones to truly appreciate.
     
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    I’m a fan for sure. Unconventional and questions society, convention, and authority. Kinda like the sex pistols of the 2010’s.
     
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    You asked if he was from the future?


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    In late 2016 Musk began dating actress Amber Heard, who had previously been married to Johnny Depp as well as having relationships with women. In August last year they split up leaving Musk by his own admission "heartbroken".
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    He would have seen that coming..
     
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    Maybe he did and knew that the heartbreak was required for the next phase.....oh, and I'm sure he had some fun in the interim.
     
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    all part of his plan to appear like one of us.
     
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    I think it means that in the future all the episodes of Jeremy Clarkson's TOPGEAR must have been wiped from human archives, because he didn't see the Amber Heard interview (he would have known to NOT go there)
     
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    holy crap what did JC do this time to make that happen!!
     

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