Elon Musk’s ‘Tunnel Vision’
By Guardian Exclusive
24 December 2018 | 3:30 pm
Elon Musk's Boring Company has unveiled its 1.14-mile route tunnel in Los Angeles built to experiment with underground transportation. The tunnel is designed to test new and faster transportation technologies using the Tesla Model X, Y and 3 electric cars.
18 Jul 2019
Neuralink CEO Elon Musk says his company is working to connect the human brain with a machine interface before the end of the year. He claims the micro processor chips will allow humans to connect with artificial intelligence.
2 Nov 2019
To save his friends and reunite his family, Boris Franzke dug seven tunnels from West Berlin to East Berlin: a risky project in the face of Stasi control. It was only thanks to a member of the latter that Boris Franzke escaped death.
26 Nov 2019
In a recent interview on the ‘Artificial Intelligence’ podcast, Musk spoke about the future plans for his neural- technology company, Neuralink.
4 Dec 2019
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has faced court over accusations that he defamed a rescue diver when he called him "pedo guy." The plaintiff can win the case if he proves that Musk's tweeting was "negligent."
8 Jan 2020
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13 May 2020
CEO Elon Musk has threatened to move the company’s future car production out of California if its Fremont factory is not allowed to reopen. Coronavirus curbs currently forbid the electric car plant from operating.
28 May 2020
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6 Sep 2020
The billionaire is visiting Germany to explore a potential coronavirus vaccine made by CureVac. The biotechnology firm, which Germany has a direct stake in, is in the advanced stages of developing a vaccine candidate.
4 Sep 2020
The Tesla founder spent much of the week in Germany, hobnobbing with politicians and visiting sites of commercial interest. Between his ventures in mobility and vaccines, his stake in the country appears to be growing.
18 Oct 2020
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket transporting 60 Starlink internet satellites from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Starlink, which is part of SpaceX, aims to build a high-speed global internet network.
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