Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is Shaping our Future

Ashlee Vance

South African born Elon Musk is the popular entrepreneur and innovator at the back of PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk desires to keep our planet; he desires to ship voters into house, to shape a colony on Mars; he desires to earn cash whereas doing these items; and he wishes us all to grasp approximately it. he's the real-life concept for the Iron Man sequence of movies starring Robert Downey Junior.

The own story of Musk’s lifestyles comes with all of the trappings one affiliates with an outstanding, drama-filled tale. He used to be a freakishly brilliant child who used to be bullied brutally in class, and abused through his father. in the middle of those tough stipulations, and the violence of apartheid South Africa, Musk nonetheless thrived academically and attended the collage of Pennsylvania, the place he paid his personal manner via college by way of turning his apartment right into a membership and throwing titanic parties.

He began a couple of massive dot-com successes, together with PayPal, which eBay obtained for $1.5 billion in 2002. Musk used to be pressured out as CEO and so begun his misplaced years within which he made up our minds to head it on my own and baffled associates via making an investment his fortune in rockets and electrical autos. in the meantime Musk’s marriage disintegrated as his technological obsessions took over his existence ...

Elon Musk is the Steve Jobs of the current and the long run, and for the prior three hundred and sixty five days, he has been shadowed through tech reporter, Ashlee Vance. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping our destiny is a massive, fascinating and clever account of the real-life Iron guy.

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