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  • Elon Musk Claims Neural AI Technology Could 'Cure' Autism, Schizophrenia

    Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk claimed during a recent appearance on an artificial intelligence podcast that his AI tech startup Neuralink could implant chips into human brains which could "solve a lot of brain-related diseases," listing schizophrenia and autism as examples.

  • Jaden Smith asked Elon Musk for advice on starting a company. Musk was shocked when Smith said he wanted to sell water.

    Jaden Smith asked Elon Musk for advice on starting a company, Musk said in a June 1 deposition. The transcript of the deposition was obtained by PlainSite, an organization that advocates for transparency in the US judicial system. When Smith told him he intended to sell water, Musk was incredulous. Smith's company, Just Goods, which he cofounded with Drew Fitzgerald, sells water bottles made mostly from paper and plant-based plastic. The deposition was part of a 2016 lawsuit filed by Tesla...

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  • Why Elon Musk is infuriating astronomers

    It is a truism that commercialization often comes at a detriment to science. The internet, once an academic and intellectual space free of advertisements, has been transformed into a digital billboard; likewise, the commercialization of radio airwaves has made Earth-based radio astronomy difficult due to interference from Wi-Fi, AM/FM and TV signals. Now, as capitalists [
  • Elon Musk says he is disconnecting from Twitter

    Tesla chief Elon Musk fired off a tweet on Friday indicating that he is disconnecting from Twitter, perhaps in favor of popular news and discussion platform Reddit. Kicking the Twitter habit would be a radical change for the colorful serial entrepreneur who is known for tweeting so freely that he landed in hot water with [
  • Elon Musk's comments on autism prove he should not podcast

    Another podcast, another example of Elon Musk opening his mouth and stepping in it.  This time, as noted by Business Insider, it was a Musk appearance on Lex Fridman's Artificial Intelligence podcast that's resulted in some backlash for the Tesla and SpaceX chief.  At one point in the discussion, which you can watch here, Musk says of his Neuralink project: "So Neuralink I think, at first, will solve a lot of brain-related diseases. So, could be anything from, like, autism, schizophrenia, memory...

  • Here Is What It Would Take To Steal Elon Musk's Space Car

    Whether you’re an evil international billionaire supervillain, seeking a new plot for your next Fast And Furious In Space script, or investigating a murder that has you wondering who exactly is in that “Starman” suit, you’ve likely thought about orchestrating an interstellar automobile heist to get your hands on Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster. It’s currently screaming across the cosmos, having launched from earth at the tip of SpaceX’s 27-engine Falcon Heavy rocket. More
  • Elon Musk sends short shorts to detractor

    Elon Musk and investor David Einhorn, one of Tesla's toughest critics, ratcheted up the rhetoric Friday as the two billionaires traded jabs in a long-running battle of words. The latest round started early Friday, when Musk posted a snarky tweet responding to earlier comments from Einhorn accusing him of fraud. In a shareholder letter last week, Einhorn--who has long bet against Tesla stock--said of the automaker that the "accepted reality appears to be that Elon Musk is above the law." In his...