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In conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk casually rattles off the jaw-dropping details of his many revolutionary projects. As the cogs of his brain spin wildly, Musk almost struggles to vocalize his ideas. Happily, his visionary designs and innovations speak for themselves. getAbstract believes creators of all stripes will draw inspiration from the musings of one of today’s most extraordinary business figures.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What innovations Elon Musk’s numerous companies are developing,
  • How Musk envisions the future and
  • How his projects benefit humankind.

About the Speaker

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk founded (PayPal’s precursor). He is the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla.



Elon Musk is boring; that is, The Boring Company (TBC) that he founded is designing a tunnel system under Los Angeles to alleviate traffic congestion. Cars would enter and exit the tunnels ...

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