The future we're building -- and boring The story of 'Oumuamua, the first visitor 6 months ago   40:51

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Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris Anderson.

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Mr Shrivler
waiting for him to design a dyson sphere in 20 years
Ann Le
The way he makes the conversation is funny and cute
K Terol
Lets remember that his second company was PayPal. And that he currently has 8 companies.
San Kim
Starts at 34:44
Belinda Carter
Love 💗
Kurt Darrell
The best thing that Elon Musk can do for humanity is to come up with a new operating system. Windows users will surely appreciate it.
Vedant Chavda
31:13
"So that-was, that-was...a sped-up"
-"Slowed down version, yeah"
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What if there's an eaethquake?
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“Duel”? 🤷🏼‍♀️
J K
How about we focus on decreasing the world population🙃 solves every single one of our problems tbh
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2 years later as predicted by Elon. And now we have a full self driving car.
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All the giga factories could fit in the Northern Territory where conditions are too hot and dry to live.
Dallas Carlos
Car parks will be so convenient when all cars are fully autonomous and the cars can collectively prioritise parks so everyone gets the fastest and closest spots possible without conjunction.
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Looking at this Interviewer and seeing all of Elon's intellect just bounce off him
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My boy is murdering the knowledge game
Dana Bennett
Elon Musk, you are so boring and tedious. You will fail.
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It's insane that this man of intelligence, power and status, is considered an alien... because of his genuine care for improving human living, when ideally this is how people in power should think. Instead of milking the people out of everything like cattle.
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Amazing, Elon, you engineering work most popular in this world
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The story of 'Oumuamua, the first visitor The future we're building -- and boring 6 months ago   13:25

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In October 2017, astrobiologist Karen J. Meech got the call every astronomer waits for: NASA had spotted the very first visitor from another star system. The interstellar comet -- a half-mile-long object eventually named `Oumuamua, from the Hawaiian for "scout" or "messenger" -- raised intriguing questions: Was it a chunk of rocky debris from a new star system, shredded material from a supernova explosion, evidence of alien technology or something else altogether? In this riveting talk, Meech tells the story of how her team raced against the clock to find answers about this unexpected gift from afar.

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