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Aug 27, 2023

Musk wants Cybertruck to be made with Lego-like precision

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, sustainability, transportation

The Tesla CEO keeps pushing his employees to achieve more, sometimes even the impossible.

Elon Musk allegedly asked Tesla employees to ensure that Cybertruck production achieves single-digit micron tolerance, much like Lego or even soda cans are made with. This instruction was sent to employees in an email, which was later leaked, Electrek.

The Cybertruck is Tesla’s most awaited electric vehicle, running several years behind schedule and expected to begin deliveries by the end of this quarter. The vehicle’s iconic shape piqued many potential buyers’ interest when unveiled in 2019.

Aug 25, 2023

Elon Musk Sounds Mad About the Cybertruck Looking Sloppy in Leaked Email

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Elon Musk reminded workers that defects on the Cybertruck “shows up like a sore thumb” and demanded tolerances in the “single digit microns.”

Aug 25, 2023

Elon Musk Gives A Tour Of His Desk At Tesla HQ, Reveals Where He Sits At Work

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Tesla Inc TSLA CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday spoke about his desk, or lack of it, at the company headquarters in Texas.

What Happened: Previously, Musk said, he would move his desk around the factory to wherever the biggest problem was. However, now, he doesn’t have a desk, the CEO said.

“These days, I don’t have a desk, but the room I use for meetings at HQ overlooks the Model Y end of line,” Musk wrote. He was responding to a fan on who shared an old video of Musk showing his desk in the middle of the factory.

Aug 25, 2023

Elon Musk is trying to launch his Starship mega-rocket again after the first attempt ended in an explosion. It’s been 10 years in the making

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, space travel

Starship could take humans to the moon and Mars in the next decade, Elon Musk says. Here’s everything to know ahead of its second crucial launch.

Aug 25, 2023

SpaceX Reportedly Achieved Profitability In The First Quarter Of 2023

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, finance, internet, satellites

SpaceX, led by Elon Musk, has reportedly achievedability in the first quarter of 2023, marking a significant milestone for the privately owned rocket company. According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), SpaceX reported a of $55 million on $1.5 billion in revenue for the January-to-March period. This success comes after two years of narrowing losses, with the company managing to cut its 2022 losses to $559 million from the previous year’s $968 million while doubling its revenue to $4.6 billion.

The positive financial results reflect SpaceX’s growing revenue, driven in part by its Starlink internet satellite service and the development of its ambitious Starship rocket. The company’s surging revenue has enabled it to make progress towardability while pursuing its ambitious goals in space exploration and satellite communication.

The WSJ report also sheds light on SpaceX’s significant expenses, with the company recording total expenses of $5.2 billion in 2022, up from $3.3 billion in the previous year. Despite these costs, SpaceX’sability in the first quarter signals the potential for its ongoing success as it continues to innovate and expand its operations in the space industry.

Aug 24, 2023

Elon Musk just escalated his war against the media

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Musk plans for X, formerly known as Twitter, to start stripping headlines and other text from news articles, instead only showing their lead images.

Aug 23, 2023

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Rockets To $140 Billion Valuation Following Recent Share Sales By Investors Adding $61 Billion To Musk’s Net Worth

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The race to space exploration has been heating up, with Elon Musk’s SpaceX making significant strides in the sector. The private company is valued at approximately $150 billion after a recent share sale by investors. Musk is speculated to own roughly 44% of the company.

The company reached an agreement with both new and existing investors to offer up to $750 million in stock from insiders at a price of $81 per share last month, valuing it at approximately $140 billion, according to a document sent by SpaceX Chief Financial Officer Bret Johnsen.

The latest share price reflects a rise of approximately 5% compared to its previous secondary sale at $77 per share. But Musk does not “anticipate needing to raise funding in the near future” and is expected to opt for secondary sales to bolster and incentivize employee and insider ownership in the company.

Aug 22, 2023

X is planning to hide headlines from news links for ‘improved aesthetics’

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Elon Musk-owned X, formerly Twitter, is planning to roll out a new way to display news links without any headline or description. The social network will display just the link and the header image in a post, according to a report by Fortune.

Musk confirmed the move in a post on Monday and said it was coming “directly” from him. The change would “greatly improve the aesthetics,” he said.

This is coming from me directly. Will greatly improve the esthetics.

Aug 20, 2023

Atomic rockets are back

Posted by in categories: chemistry, Elon Musk, military, nuclear energy, space travel

While the current Oppenheimer blockbuster film focused on the destructive power of nuclear weapons, more peaceful uses of atomic propulsion for space exploration are now gaining once again momentum. ROB COPPINGER reports.

Nuclear fission and fusion power propulsion are under investigation in Europe and the US with an in-space engine demonstration planned by 2027 — with the news last month that Lockheed Martin had been selected to develop a nuclear thermal propulsion system for DARPA’s DRACO programme (see below).

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Aug 19, 2023

New tool from Cyabra uses AI to crack down on bots, AI-generated spam

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, Elon Musk, robotics/AI

So if I understand this…send a bot to catch a bot?

Israeli tech start-up Cyabra, which worked with Elon Musk to evaluate the presence of bots on Twitter, released a new tool that can detect AI-generated text, images and profiles.

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