Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance by Ashlee Vance 2019-01-13

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Paperb

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Musk is the founder of SpaceX, co-founder of Zip 2, Paypal, Tesla and SolarCity. Musk carried on, though, and was successul in the end. I knew he was someone special but man I didn't know he was a genius and a scifi geek! SpaceX has now performed this feat multiple times. Musk expects employees to work long hours without complaint. Musk went to Russia multiple times, looking to buy rockets for SpaceX. Not only this book is written in a very passionate and engaging way. SpaceX went through multiple trials and tribulations in its attempt to successfully launch a rocket into outer space.

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

We have certainly seen how a reliance on the inherent civic-mindedness and good will of corporations has worked on this planet. Eventually, he will turn around in his chair to face you. He would not meddle with my text, but he wanted the chance to set the record straight in spots that he deemed factually inaccurate. Existing rockets blast things up into orbit and then burn up on their way back down. Vance starts out in a ballsy way, stating that he won't budge: he will write whatever he wants, however he wants it. It's a company that yours truly has often singled out as having critical deficiencies that lead me to believe it's overvalued. Tesla is involved in building battery production factories, hoping to help support a growing electric-car auto-economy.

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Paperb

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Young technologists would show up to pound their free Jack and Cokes and snort their cocaine in porta-potties. You can look at it from the perspective of a conventional organization and say that such a methodology is bad for you but then there are loads of talented people waiting in line to be hired into SpaceX or Tesla to get their hands on these projects. Sadly, this often impacted his personal relationships and his marriage. The biography was also quite educational; while I still do not know how to build a rocket or an electric car now I've gained a better understanding of certain technical aspects of these items and how they work. Musk is a dreamer, for sure, and I expect his dream of making a better world through the use of renewable energy and his hopes of establishing a human outpost on Mars are pure ideals.

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Ashlee Vance: Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

As for the first, the number of near-death experiences that Tesla, SpaceX and earlier companies went through is almost a running joke throughout this story. Истинската ми страст обаче си оставаха предприемачите от Силициевата долина компютърните игри, нали помните? Today, all you need is a computer, internet connection, and a Netflix subscription to gain access to a whole host of movies and television shows. Apparently I'm not the only one who had this thought. There were passages where I literally cringed at how much of a fanboy Vance sounded like. His ability to ingest and retain information, and his approach to knowledge, is nuts: People who have spent significant time with Musk will attest to his abilities to absorb incredible quantities of information with near-flawless recall. New evaluation tool will reveal your leadership strengths - and weaknesses. The experience in losing control of PayPal highly influenced his later decisions for keeping a tight rein of SpaceX and Tesla.

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Paperb

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

He settled on chunks of fried lobster soaked in black squid ink. Loc 3421 What also comes across was how much Musk believes in the technological future and how much he as done to restore that promise to humanity. I've become a big fan of Musk and would keep sucking up more info on him. Един малък Falcon за Мъск, един голям пример за човечеството. Mr Vance delivers a well-calibrated portrait of Mr Musk, so that we comprehend both his friends and his enemies. It's a great long read Atlantic or Wired piece about a visionary person with an interesting childhood that is at the forefront of a technology shift and an unsuccessful emotional biography.

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Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance by Ashlee Vance

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

More than any other entrepreneur today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as the visionaries of the golden age of science-fiction fantasy There is now a version out for kids that probably eliminates the f-bombs. Then we talked about mutual acquaintances, Howard Hughes, and the Tesla factory. Not go, look, and explore sorts of adventures, but establishing a colony, a permanent human presence on the red planet. Неговата мисия в живота е да осигури на човечеството възможност да колонизира други планети, защото е убеден, че ресурсите на Земята се изчерпват с бясно темпо и един ден оцеляването на нашата раса ще зависи от способността ни да живеем на Марс. And what should we do when we face these challenges? Inside the Tesla Model S - from Tesla Motors But this was not the only big notion that drove Musk.

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Ashlee Vance: Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Vance's discussions of the ups and downs of Musk's businesses are especially well-researched and interesting. What Musk has developed that so many of the entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley lack is a meaningful worldview. One thing that Musk holds in the highest regard is resolve, and he respects people who continue on after being told no. It's a book with many ancillary pleasures. Tesla also does not anticipate making lots of money from servicing its vehicles, since electric cars do not require the oil changes and other maintenance procedures of traditional cars. Синтезираните истории на успеха на създателите на Napster, Facebook, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Instagram, PayPal, Tesla Motors и много други само изостриха апетита ми към подобен род вдъхновяващи четива.

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Obviously, Musk is no normal person. Once upon a time, we all had this dream of reaching the stars, but it has since dwindled thanks mostly to politics and peoples' tendency to give up when something is hard. She introduces a phenomenon she calls false growth mind-set and guides people toward adopting a deeper, truer growth mind-set. Avoid it at all costs. He comes off as a bit of a fanboy, but you will forgive him, because it is so much fun to be a fanboy to Musk. But the devil is always in the details, and what would happen should Musk be infected by another virulent strain of malaria and not escape with a near miss, as he did in 2001? And that is his mission in life that he has dedicated everything to. In the parking lot outside the studio, Tesla has built one of its recharging stations where Los Angeles drivers can top up with electricity for free.

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Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

It was the mega-bucks from the sale of PayPal that would allow him to begin realizing his big dreams. I've noted some interesting tidbits below please let me know if there are any inaccuracies; I didn't catch all of the details from the audio : Musk was and still is an avid reader. Why does he make the decisions he makes? In private life, though, Musk is said to be a fun guy who likes to make jokes; laugh; attend costume parties; play video games with his kids; and generally have a good time. Musk, his brother, and cousins found themselves awake at midnight and decided to bicycle through the city until 6 A. Should you have a breaking point? October 28, 2016 - Huffington Post - - by Alexander C. И това не е всичко. Out of all the super entrepreneurs and technological legends of the modern era, Musk ticks all the boxes on my dreams and passions, particularly space.

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