What a week! Eleven mainstage sessions of TED Talks, two sessions of TED Fellows talks, an incredible array of on-site activations, countless Discovery Sessions, parties, dinners and more made TED2022 a triumphant return to Vancouver. The closing session of the conference capped off the week with world-changing ideas from the mountains of Nepal to the […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
At Tesla, Elon Musk leads all product design, engineering and global manufacturing of the company's electric vehicles, battery products and solar energy products. At SpaceX, he oversees the development of rockets and spacecraft for missions to Earth orbit and ultimately to other planets. SpaceX is developing Starship — a fully reusable transportation system that will carry crew and cargo to the Moon, Mars and beyond — and Starlink, which will deliver high-speed broadband internet to places where access has been unreliable, expensive or completely unavailable. By pioneering reusable rockets, SpaceX is pursuing the long-term goal of making humans a multi-planet species by creating a self-sustaining city on Mars.
Musk is also the founder of Neuralink, which is developing brain-machine interfaces to connect the human brain to computers, and The Boring Company, which combines fast, affordable tunneling technology with an all-electric public transportation system to try and alleviate soul-crushing urban congestion. Previously, Musk co-founded PayPal, the world's leading internet payment system, and Zip2, one of the first internet maps and directions services.
Elon Musk’s TED talks
More news and ideas from Elon Musk
The TED community is brimming with new projects and updates. Below, a few highlights. Malaria vaccine begins wide-scale testing in Malawi. RTS,S — the only malaria vaccine to successfully pass clinical trials — will be made available to 360,000 children in Kenya, Malawi and Ghana in the first round of implementation testing. Immunologist Faith Osier […]Continue reading
Titus Kaphar and Vijay Gupta named MacArthur Fellows, a musical tribute to #MeToo and other TED news
As usual, the TED community is busy with new projects and news — here are a few highlights. Meet two newly minted MacArthur “geniuses.” Visual artist Titus Kaphar and violinist Vijay Gupta have been named 2018 MacArthur Fellows! The fellowship, established in 1981, awards $625,000 over the course of five years to individuals of exemplary creative merit, to […]Continue reading