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An artist's rendering shows the design of an "electric skate" vehicle that the Boring Company says could travel up to 150 mph and whisk passengers to and from Chicago's O'Hare Airport in minutes. The Boring Company hide caption

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Elon Musk speaks at the International Astronautical Congress on Sept. 29 in Adelaide, Australia. On Wednesday, the Tesla CEO took analysts and the media to task. Mark Brake/Getty Images hide caption

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Elon Musk To Analysts: Stop With The 'Boring, Bonehead Questions' On Tesla

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The contrail from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen from Long Beach, Calif., more than 100 miles southeast from its launch site, the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Friday. Javier Mendoza/AP hide caption

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Artificial intelligence poses an existential risk to human civilization, Elon Musk (right) told the National Governors Association meeting Saturday in Providence, R.I. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk responds to a question by Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval during the third day of the National Governors Association's meeting on Saturday in Providence, R.I. Among other things, Musk warned governors that artificial intelligence poses a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization." Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Emirati men check a Tesla vehicle during a ceremony in Dubai in February. The electric -vehicle maker recently announced the opening of a new Gulf headquarters in the United Arab Emirates. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Elon Musk has started a new company called Neuralink, in what's widely seen as a bid to add a symbiotic computer layer to the human brain. Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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SpaceX says its Falcon Heavy rocket, shown here in an artist's rendering, will be used in the mission to the moon. SpaceX hide caption

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SpaceX Announces Plans To Send Two Customers To The Moon

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sits on the launch pad Saturday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SpaceX scrubbed the Saturday launch due to a technical issue. The company is tried again — and succeeded — on Sunday. Bruce Weaver/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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