The co-founder of PayPal is currently building a spaceship to Mars, runs an electric sports car company with a companion environmentally friendly refueling corridors across the United States, a cheaper and more efficient electricity system for homes, and is now aiming to send humans in high speed tubes across cities. Elon Musk is doing exactly what fellow PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel wishes he could get from other startup founders, something beyond the mundane and frivolous, something that changes the world. A world in which everything is efficient, affordable, and environmentally friendly is an idealistic one but Musk is making it happen.

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