The future we're building -- and boring | Elon Musk

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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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    Who needs Jesus we have Elon .

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    I'm Shure he owns the solar company also lol

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    Guys he's not that smart 🤓🤣🤣

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    You'd be better to focus you thoughts on wind travel more than a rail system on surface streets eliminates ventilations. Energy is my hobby

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    Try doing a rail system on top of surface streets. Pilot's license for drivers of drones.

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    Michael August12 klukkustundum síðan

    Watching this in 2021. Never heard about this tunneling.

  • Ergun Kilinc
    Ergun Kilinc12 klukkustundum síðan

    The future is a series of improbability. The future perspective of Elon, Jeff, Bill, Bernard or Mark and the world that they set up for the future does not save the present. And the illusion of anxiety about the future that they try to make us believe means nothing to humanity. Every day thousands of children die of hunger, rape, slavery and unhealthy conditions. This army of rich snobs should spend not just a small part of their income, but half of them on behalf of humanity. It should be kept under control by bringing an upper limit to wealth. Otherwise, the bad guys we watch in Batman and Superman movies will take over this world and the world begins to pass more difficult days than predicted. The guys I mentioned at the beginning have already started raising candidates for these villains. Because those children did not see how this wealth was achieved. They were close to seeing themselves as gods.

  • MudgateBronn
    MudgateBronn13 klukkustundum síðan

    This idiot isnt building any kind of future. Watch "Debunking Elon Musk" to see the true colors of this con-man

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    Pratham k19 klukkustundum síðan

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    Đức Anh Bùi20 klukkustundum síðan

    Quá hay

  • Mark Vernon
    Mark Vernon22 klukkustundum síðan

    Tunnels on a fault line doesn’t seem to be a good idea..

  • WolfCastle Wolfcastle
    WolfCastle WolfcastleDegi Síðan síðan

    Elon, please! no. tunnels in L.A & cali!?...or across the US. what about the san andreas or the many other faults across the us/globe. jetsons baby! flying cars! & google it! there's already plenty of research/proto types out there. I'd rather fly!!...then be stuck underground. come on American gov!...just break out that anti-gravity tech we've had for yrs.;) Musk knows!, but can"t comment. ;P

  • Hasan Khalifah
    Hasan KhalifahDegi Síðan síðan

    Why cant nobody ask the normal fucking questions that we need answers to like what are you gonna do for the whole climate change problem or sea level or all the stuff affecting our life or going to in a couple years instead he gets invited on TED and u guys ask about the tech there making ask if they have solutions like wtf jeeez this dude is thinking about life on mars like get ur questions right this is why we aren't getting any ware in this world

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    16 klukkustundum síðan

    Actually if you listened to this interview carfully you would’ve gotten an answer as to why Elon thinks about life on Mars. It’s because, he says, “sustainable energy will happen inevitably, but if there’s no one working on making humanity a multiplanetary species, our abilities to take humans to outer space will not automatically improve, but actually *degrade* over time. In 1969 NASA was able to send humans to the Moon, and after that they had decades of stagnation and right now, we *cannot* send humans to the Moon. So we need guys like Elon Musk to be working on that and keeping our abilities fresh. Dude spends 1-3% of his time working on digging tunnels under L.A to improve traffic, he runs an EV company, he wants to make solar roofs for everyone, etc. what else do you want from him? What he does as a hobby is 10,000% more productive than what an average human does in their lifetime.

  • Van Dango
    Van DangoDegi Síðan síðan

    Are tunnels a great idea in an area with lots of earthquakes?

  • Youtube Kullanıcısı

    Youtube Kullanıcısı

    16 klukkustundum síðan

    I think Elon said that tunnels won’t get affected much by earthquakes.

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    K PDegi Síðan síðan

    I love Elon Musk. I have a pretty impressive resume and experience and I would work for him any day. I can contribute let me start with holding your briefcase sir. :-) I honestly hate working for the many establishments that is just working on humming along, and not roaring forward.

  • Lee Nick Shramko
    Lee Nick ShramkoDegi Síðan síðan

    Where are the environmentalists? Doesn’t this compromise the terra firma ? Cali has enough instability being on fault lines.

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    it's a cheater.

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  • Patricia Johnsonson
    Patricia JohnsonsonDegi Síðan síðan

    Elon is out there!!! He wants an elevator to take one car at a time to a tunnel system? Chicago had lower Wacker Drive. Cars just take a ramp down to it.

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    38:40 The look of death 😂😂🙌🏻

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    His cool shoes? Those are rocket launchers in the heels. Very nice.

  • chinookvalley
    chinookvalleyDegi Síðan síðan

    I just watched an interview with his mom. Yes, he really does have a mother. Or so she says.

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    @Edmund Cornelius Not suprised at all.Their success story is everywhere.

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    Wow that's a lot.

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    He is not boring

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    هر ایرانی داره این رو میبینه .......

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    i always want this man happy ♥

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  • James Bonde
    James Bonde2 dögum síðan

    Seems to me, if Elon was REALLY that smart, he'd be building public transport, (electric) and just get rid of all the fucking cars.

  • West Wind
    West Wind2 dögum síðan

    This brilliant mind needs so many brilliant minds to help get this vision/work done. Is there enough brilliant minds that can step up? He can't do it all by himself. 🤯🤓❤

  • Pablo Ríos Camarena Zozaya
    Pablo Ríos Camarena Zozaya2 dögum síðan

    Very well conducted interview. Cheers Chris Anderson 👌

  • Danielle
    Danielle2 dögum síðan

    Collectively, there is so much awe And appreciation here in these comments for Elon Musk. I am no different. I am in awe and perhaps a little in love 🥰

  • SuperBigwinston
    SuperBigwinston2 dögum síðan

    However great the vehicle there's still nutter drivers on the road.

  • Roache TV
    Roache TV2 dögum síðan

    when he said by 2017 the car will drive itself by command my heart started beating really fast then i remembered what year it is and got a little bit upset. COME ELON I NEED YOU TO DO THIS

  • TheRealDX
    TheRealDX2 dögum síðan

    what about earthquakes?


    Why not just build a high speed rail system? Why build this thing you need a car to access?

  • Wolfz900
    Wolfz9002 dögum síðan

    Sure making some big claimes right there. He’s like a politician

  • Audra Gutierrez
    Audra Gutierrez2 dögum síðan

    All of his projects are in service to the ultimate goal of colonizing other planets. He's not only working on how to get to Mars - he's working on perfecting many of the things necessary to maintain a colony. Money is happy byproduct, but the ultimate goal seems to be financing the research and advancing the goal of colonization. That's some chess.

  • Phinomenon
    Phinomenon2 dögum síðan

    why isn't the focus then establishing an installation on the moon in order to harvest H3 in abundance giving us unlimited and clean energy? .....Also propulsion fuel to branch out then to Mars.

  • Aedan Hanley
    Aedan Hanley2 dögum síðan

    Why are you Boring ?? Funny how people think they can bust balls. What a douche Elon is awesome

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    I could listen to him all day

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    He is going to bore his way to riches and plunder Mother Earth of her forbearance and stability . God alone know what catastrophe these network of underground tunnels will lead to ...

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  • Blockchain ve Kripto paralar
    Blockchain ve Kripto paralar2 dögum síðan

    Elon Musk is strong because we will not give up blockchain. The World Should Change. Technology And Money Must Be Dıstrıbuted To People Equally (Elon Musk güçlüdür çünkü vazgeçmiyor bizde blockchainden vazgeçmiyeceğiz. İnşallah.) dünya artık değişmeli teknoloji ve para eşit olarak dağıtılmalı.


    Elon Musk is awesome. What an interesting and fascinating person, I wish I had 1% of his intellectual faculty and wealth.

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    nathan Murray3 dögum síðan

    Please i wanna job on mars 3year turn around I got family or a relocation I got tilt panel concrete construction experience And building 🔥 penitration dozer and I love 3d 4d printing I think outside the square I've worked in multiple areas and I can be of great help in terraforming activitys an love 🚀 ships pkeeese reply

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    This is ridiculous lol, as a senior mining engineer specialized in multi discipline works and development I genuinely laugh outload 26-12ft diameter costs is not simply proportionate to cross sectional area, and tunneling machines do not stop to install ground support. I really like Elon and think he's great at going up but this is a gross over simplification of the development process and is absurd.

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    Shubham Pancholi3 dögum síðan

    Looks like a waste of time, energy and money. *All we need is a Thanos snap.*

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    3 dögum síðan

    Mass murder...hmmmm no.

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    Raphael Douglas3 dögum síðan

    Successful people don't become that way overnight. What most people see at a glance-wealth, a great career, purpose-is the result of hard work and hustle over time.

  • MeMeMe


    Degi Síðan síðan

    Indeed Wealthy people are like Glaciers

  • Mary Kent

    Mary Kent

    3 dögum síðan

    @Robert Rayford you are correct too! But it's better to take risk than to remain poor.

  • Robert Rayford

    Robert Rayford

    3 dögum síðan

    @Arun Lukiç you are correct ! But you also need to know that the rate of scam is too much this days.

  • Arun Lukiç

    Arun Lukiç

    3 dögum síðan

    Is better to try and fail than not trying at all.

  • Arun Lukiç

    Arun Lukiç

    3 dögum síðan

    @Mooresville George But I really don't know why people are scared of investing.

  • Bubber Cakes
    Bubber Cakes3 dögum síðan

    Overpopulation is our largest problem. Nobody is trying to fix that. More public transportation with cities and suburban areas planned for fewer cars would help a lot. I do not want a car that drives itself. I enjoy driving. How many thousands of truck drivers are you going to put out of work?

  • Niople Elpoin
    Niople Elpoin3 dögum síðan

    He stutters when he tries to remember how many zeroes in his bank accs

  • Lee50


    3 dögum síðan

    Doesnt a documentary on him.

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    McGrady3 dögum síðan

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  • steve mcinnis
    steve mcinnis3 dögum síðan

    I think the government owns the land under the surface everywhere. Correct me if I m wrong

  • Thierry Harera
    Thierry Harera3 dögum síðan

    On one hand there is the likes of Elon Musk then there are the vermin like Fauci and gates ."... go figure

  • No ThisIsPatrick
    No ThisIsPatrick3 dögum síðan

    hes so smart but I will never understand why he called his son X Æ A-Xii lol

  • Lee50


    3 dögum síðan

    Free will.

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