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According to [[David Pearce]], in 2015 Musk was ambivalent towards the idea of transhumanism.<ref>[https://www.quora.com/Is-Elon-Musk-a-transhumanist Is Elon Musk a transhumanist?]</ref> When however in June 2016 he started advocating [[neural lace|neural enhancement]], it's fair to describe him as a [[de facto transhumanist]].<ref>[http://www.newsweek.com/elon-musk-neural-lace-ai-artificial-intelligence-465638 Elon Musk: Humans Need ‘Neural Lace’ to Compete With AI]</ref>
 
According to [[David Pearce]], in 2015 Musk was ambivalent towards the idea of transhumanism.<ref>[https://www.quora.com/Is-Elon-Musk-a-transhumanist Is Elon Musk a transhumanist?]</ref> When however in June 2016 he started advocating [[neural lace|neural enhancement]], it's fair to describe him as a [[de facto transhumanist]].<ref>[http://www.newsweek.com/elon-musk-neural-lace-ai-artificial-intelligence-465638 Elon Musk: Humans Need ‘Neural Lace’ to Compete With AI]</ref>
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In 2016 he was invited to joined [[Trump]]'s economic advisory team.<ref>[http://uk.businessinsider.com/tesla-ceo-elon-musk-uber-travis-kalanick-join-donald-trump-strategic-policy-forum-economic-team-2016-12 Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick are joining Trump's economic advisory team]</ref>
  
 
Not to be confused with parody [[Twitter]] account [[Bored Elon Musk]]
 
Not to be confused with parody [[Twitter]] account [[Bored Elon Musk]]

Revision as of 22:54, 14 December 2016

Elon Musk in 2015

Elon Musk is a entrepreneur known for many projects including co-founding Paypal with Peter Thiel. He is also known for his current projects; Tesla Motors, SolarCity, OpenAI and SpaceX.

According to David Pearce, in 2015 Musk was ambivalent towards the idea of transhumanism.[1] When however in June 2016 he started advocating neural enhancement, it's fair to describe him as a de facto transhumanist.[2]

In 2016 he was invited to joined Trump's economic advisory team.[3]

Not to be confused with parody Twitter account Bored Elon Musk

Luddite award

Controversially, at the end of 2015, Musk was nominated "Luddite of the year" by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation for advocacy around AI risk.[4]

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