46 Facts About Errol Musk

1. Errol Musk made money by consulting and developing properties while the boys scribbled away at their desks at Pretoria Boys High School.

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2. Errol Musk is concerned about artificial intelligence becoming a threat to humans, which is why he co-founded OpenAI in 2015.

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3. Errol Musk is the founder of Errol Musk Entertainment and has produced various movies.

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4. Errol Musk has favored building a sub-US$30,000 compact Tesla model and building and selling electric vehicle powertrain components so that other automakers can produce electric vehicles at affordable prices without having to develop the products in-house; this led to the Model 3 that is planned to have a base price of US$35,000.

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5. Errol Musk was 24 years old when he moved to California to pursue a PhD in applied physics at Stanford University.

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6. Errol Musk graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physics, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Wharton School.

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7. Errol Musk reconnected with Bezuidenhout while helping her get over a breakup.

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8. In November 2017, Errol Musk appeared as himself in season 1, episode 6 of The Big Bang Theory spin-off prequel series Young Sheldon.

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9. Errol Musk is significantly referenced numerous times in Hat Films' 2017 album, Neon Musk.

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10. Errol Musk was featured in the 2015 environmental documentary Racing Extinction, in which a custom Tesla Model S was designed to help project images of critically endangered species onto public buildings, including the Empire State Building and the Vatican.

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11. In November 2015, Errol Musk appeared in an episode of The Big Bang Theory, playing himself, volunteering at a soup kitchen with Wolowitz.

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12. In January 2015, Errol Musk made a guest appearance playing himself on The Simpsons in an episode titled "The Musk Who Fell to Earth"; the episode poked fun at many of Musk's ideas.

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13. Errol Musk began dating American actress Amber Heard in 2016 but the two split up after one year due to their conflicting schedules.

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14. In 2008, Errol Musk began dating English actress Talulah Riley, and in 2010, the couple married.

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15. Errol Musk met his first wife, Canadian author Justine Wilson, while both were students at Ontario's Queen's University.

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16. Errol Musk donated to the Future of Life Institute in January 2015, to run a global research program aimed at keeping artificial intelligence beneficial to humanity.

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17. Errol Musk is chairman of the Errol Musk Foundation, which focuses its philanthropic efforts on providing solar-power energy systems in disaster areas.

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18. Errol Musk plans to convert it into the functional car-submarine from the film.

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19. Errol Musk is the co-chairman of OpenAI, a nonprofit artificial intelligence research company.

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20. Errol Musk employs a former US State Department official as the chief negotiator for Tesla.

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21. Errol Musk has described the United States as "[inarguably] the greatest country that has ever existed on Earth", describing it as "the greatest force for good of any country that's ever been.

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22. Errol Musk reasserted on Twitter that the device would have worked and referred to the diver as "pedo guy" without offering any evidence to support the claim, causing backlash against Musk.

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23. In July 2018, Errol Musk attempted to provide assistance to rescuers during the Tham Luang cave rescue by ordering his employees to build a small rescue pod.

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24. On January 21, 2017, Errol Musk tweeted "Exciting progress on the tunnel front.

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25. On December 17, 2016, while stuck in traffic, Errol Musk tweeted "Am going to build a tunnel boring machine and just start digging.

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26. Errol Musk sees Neuralink and OpenAI as related: "OpenAI is a nonprofit dedicated to minimizing the dangers of artificial intelligence, while Neuralink is working on ways to implant technology into our brains to create mind-computer interfaces.

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27. In 2016, Errol Musk co-founded Neuralink, a neurotechnology startup company to integrate the human brain with artificial intelligence.

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28. In 2018 Errol Musk left the OpenAI board to avoid possible future conflicts with his role as CEO of Tesla as Tesla increasingly becomes involved in AI.

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29. On June 17, 2014, Errol Musk committed to building a SolarCity advanced production facility in Buffalo, New York, that would triple the size of the largest solar plant in the United States.

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30. In 2012, Errol Musk announced that SolarCity and Tesla are collaborating to use electric vehicle batteries to smooth the impact of rooftop solar on the power grid, with the program going live in 2013.

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31. Errol Musk provided the initial concept and financial capital for SolarCity, which was then co-founded in 2006 by his cousins Lyndon and Peter Rive.

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32. Part of his visit to China, Errol Musk met the Chinese premier Li Keqiang.

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33. In January 2019, Errol Musk traveled to China for the groundbreaking of Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory, which is the company's first large-scale plant outside the US.

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34. Errol Musk proclaimed in several interviews since that he does not regret sending the tweet that triggered the SEC investigation.

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35. In January 2018, Errol Musk was granted an option to buy up to 20.3 million shares if Tesla's market value were to rise to $650 billion.

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36. Errol Musk assumed leadership of the company as CEO and product architect, positions he still holds today.

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37. In September 2016, Errol Musk revealed details of his architecture to explore and colonize Mars.

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38. Errol Musk was influenced by Isaac Asimov's Foundation series and views space exploration as an important step in preserving and expanding the consciousness of human life.

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39. Errol Musk is chief executive officer and chief technology officer (CTO) of the Hawthorne, California-based company.

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40. In October 2001, Errol Musk travelled to Moscow with Jim Cantrell, and Adeo Ressi (his best friend from college), to buy refurbished Dnepr Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that could send the envisioned payloads into space.

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41. Errol Musk was ousted in October 2000 from his role as CEO due to disagreements with other company leadership, notably over his desire to move PayPal's Unix-based infrastructure to Microsoft Windows.

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42. Errol Musk obtained contracts with The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune and persuaded the board of directors to abandon plans for a merger with CitySearch.

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43. At age 17, in 1989, Elon Errol Musk moved to Canada to attend Queen's University, avoiding mandatory service in the South African military.

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44. In December 2016, Errol Musk founded The Boring Company, an infrastructure and tunnel-construction company.

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45. In 2015, Errol Musk co-founded OpenAI, a nonprofit research company that aims to promote friendly artificial intelligence.

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46. In May 2002, Errol Musk founded SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, of which he is CEO and lead designer.

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