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I'm reasonably optimistic about the future, especially the future of the United States - for the century, at least.

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The future of humanity is going to bifurcate in two directions: Either it's going to become multiplanetary, or it's going to remain confined to one planet and eventually there's going to be an extinction event.

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I'm reasonably optimistic about the future, especially the future of the United States - for the century, at least.

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If humanity doesn't land on Mars in my lifetime, I would be very disappointed.

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As you heat the planet up, it's just like boiling a pot.

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Biofuels such as ethanol require enormous amounts of cropland and end up displacing either food crops or natural wilderness, neither of which is good.

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I'm anti-tax, but I'm pro-carbon tax.

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I think you should always bear in mind that entropy is not on your side.

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Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.

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Life is too short for long-term grudges.

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The U.S. automotive industry has been selling cars the same way for over 100 years, and there are many laws in place to govern exactly how that is to be accomplished.

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I like the word 'autopilot' more than I like the word 'self-driving.' 'Self-driving' sounds like it's going to do something you don't want it to do. 'Autopilot' is a good thing to have in planes, and we should have it in cars.

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Some companies out there quote a start of production that is substantially in advance of when customers get their cars.

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I think Tesla will most likely develop its own autopilot system for the car, as I think it should be camera-based, not Lidar-based. However, it is also possible that we do something jointly with Google.

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A Prius is not a true hybrid, really. The current Prius is, like, 2 percent electric. It's a gasoline car with slightly better mileage.

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Winning 'Motor Trend' Car of the year is probably the closest thing to winning the Oscar or Emmy of the car industry.

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