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Tesla’s Elon Musk will not pull out of presidential advisory forum

  • Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will remain on Trump’s presidential advisory forum, the Silicon Valley bigwig said in a statement on Twitter Thursday night.
  • In December, Musk was named to the forum, which Trump’s transition team put together to serve an economic advisory role.
  • Musk’s announcement comes the same day Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced he would leave the team.
  • In his own statement, Musk said that while he will maintain his place on the board, he would not stay quiet on the matter of the immigration ban (advice for which he crowdsourced via Twitter late last week). Read more

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I have been listening to so much electro swing these past few days I’m getting sick. I also know way too much stuff about Nikola Tesla now.

The power of the true woman is so great that I believe if a beautiful woman–that is to say, one beautiful in spirit, in manner and in thought, in fact, beautiful in every respect, a sort of goddess–were to appear suddenly on earth, she could command the whole world. Her leadership, I believe, would be universally recognized.
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Nikola Tesla

“Mr. Tesla Explains Why He Will Never Marry.” Galveston Daily News, Galveston, Texas, page 23. August 10, 1924.

We are just waves in time and space, changing continuously, and the illusion of individuality is produced through the concatenation of the rapidly succeeding phases of existence. What we define as likeness is merely the result of the symmetrical arrangement of molecules which compose our body.
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Nikola Tesla.

“Tesla Seeks to Send Power to Planets.” New York Times, July 11, 1931.