Score: 4.5
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Elon Musk


  • Author: Ashlee Vance
  • Release Date : 2015-05-19
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • File Size: 24050027 Bytes


In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs—a real-life Tony Stark—and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new “makers.”Elon Musk spotlights the technology and vision of Elon Musk, the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity, who sold one of his Internet companies, PayPal, for $1.5 billion. Ashlee Vance captures the full spectacle and arc of the genius’s life and work, from his tumultuous upbringing in South Africa and flight to the United States to his dramatic technical innovations and entrepreneurial pursuits...

Elon Musk


  • Author: Ashlee Vance
  • Release Date : 2015-09-21
  • Genre: Business & Personal Finance
  • File Size: 11067618 Bytes


Elon Musk é o empreendedor mais ousado de nosso tempo. Uma mistura de Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes e Steve Jobs, ele é o homem por trás dos cobiçados esportivos elétricos da Tesla Motors, dos painéis e baterias de energia solar popularizados pela SolarCity e dos foguetes espaciais da SpaceX, construídos do zero com recursos privados e muito mais baratos que qualquer versão já lançada pelas agências governamentais. Entre as próximas metas de Musk está a colonização de Marte. Nesse livro, o experiente jornalista de tecnologia Ashlee Vance apresenta um olhar inédito sobre a vida e as realizações inacreditáveis do homem mais audacioso do Vale do Silício. Fundamentado em mais de cinquenta horas de conversas com Musk e entre...

Elon Musk

Elon Musk


  • Author : Ashlee Vance
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Businesspeople
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780753555620


Elon Musk Book Description :

South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey Junior. The personal tale of Muskâe(tm)s life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story. He was a freakishly bright kid who was bullied brutally at school, and abused by his father. In the midst of these rough conditions, and the violence of apartheid South Africa, Musk still thrived academically and attended the University of Pennsylv...

Elon Musk  A Mission to Save the World
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Elon Musk A Mission to Save the World


  • Author : Anna Crowley Redding
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2019-07-02
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250313638


Elon Musk A Mission to Save the World Book Description :

A riveting and beautifully designed YA biography that shows how a once-bullied school boy became an iconic visionary who the New York Times described as "arguably the most important and successful entrepreneur in the world." Elon Musk is the visionary behind SpaceX and CEO of the electric car company Tesla. He is working on unique and daring improvements to both public transit and solar energy. And then, there's his highly-publicized plans for colonizing Mars... But behind the mind-blowing headlines and legendary drive is the story of a bullied and beaten school boy, who through creativity and determination decided to rewrite his story and find his own way to make the world a better place. And to do so with a sense of fun and style. From hosting rave...

SpaceX and Tesla Motors Engineer Elon Musk
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

SpaceX and Tesla Motors Engineer Elon Musk


  • Author : Matt Doeden
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781467761161


SpaceX and Tesla Motors Engineer Elon Musk Book Description :

Describes Musk's work with a range of advanced technology companies, including PayPal, the space exploration company SpaceX, and the electric car company Tesla Motors, and discusses his plans for the future....

Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Young Readers  Edition
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Young Readers Edition


  • Author : Ashlee Vance
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2017-01-24
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062463296


Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Young Readers Edition Book Description :

An in-depth look into the extraordinary life of the world’s most important entrepreneur, Elon Musk This fascinating and easily accessible young readers’ adaptation of Ashlee Vance’s New York Times bestselling Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future features black-and-white photographs throughout and an epilogue. The version for adults has been praised as “riveting” (The Financial Times), “spirited” (The Wall Street Journal), and “masterful” (Vice). Now younger readers can read about this innovative leader who is revolutionizing three industries at once: space, automotive, and energy. There are few people in history who could match Elon Musk’s relentless drive and vision. A modern combination of famous invent...

Elon Musk Biography  How The World Would Look Like in the Next 30 Years   Tesla Cars  SpaceX  SolarCity and Other Inventions

Elon Musk Biography How The World Would Look Like in the Next 30 Years Tesla Cars SpaceX SolarCity and Other Inventions


  • Author : Chris Dicker
  • Publisher : Chris Dicker
  • Release Date :
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


Elon Musk Biography How The World Would Look Like in the Next 30 Years Tesla Cars SpaceX SolarCity and Other Inventions Book Description :

Elon Musk, the "TONY STARK" of the 21st century! Unlike Tony Stark, this is not a fiction movie. Elon Musk, self-made billionaire, inventor, and entrepreneur has started a quest for advancements in the technology like Tony Stark in the Iron Man movies. Elon's vision of the future is enormously different from 99,7% of the population. 90% of his inventions were initially ideas where most people would dismiss with irony, but he proved them wrong. Elon was surrounded by people who thought he was crazy for what he wanted to achieve, yet he proved them wrong. Elon Musk still achieves the unbelievable, the impossible, one project after another. His pride and work do not solely exist for monetary rewards, but he aims for better and more advanced future of hu...

Twelve Against the Gods

Twelve Against the Gods


  • Author : William Bolitho
  • Publisher : Diversion Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-25
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635765045


Twelve Against the Gods Book Description :

"It's really quite good." - Elon Musk Twelve Against the Gods was an instant bestseller when it first published in 1929. In his trademark journalist style, author William Bolitho details the lives of twelve great adventurers—Alexander the Great, Casanova, Christopher Columbus, Mahomet, Lola Montez, Cagliostro (and Seraphina), Charles XII of Sweden, Napoleon I, Lucius Sergius Catiline, Napoleon III, Isadora Duncan, and Woodrow Wilson. Bolitho shines light on both the struggles and successes that made these figures so iconic, and demonstrates how they all battled convention and conformity to achieve enduring fame and notoriety. “We are born adventurers,” Bolitho writes, “and the love of adventures never leaves us till we are very old; old, timi...

Rocket Man  Elon Musk In His Own Words

Rocket Man Elon Musk In His Own Words


  • Author : Jessica Easto
  • Publisher : Agate Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781572847903


Rocket Man Elon Musk In His Own Words Book Description :

Elon Musk, the South African–born entrepreneur who made his first fortune with Internet companies such as PayPal, has risen to global prominence as the visionary CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, two companies with self-proclaimed missions to improve life as we know it and better secure the future of humanity. For the first time, the most insightful, thought-provoking, and revealing quotes from this entrepreneurial engineer have been compiled into a single book. Rocket Man: Elon Musk In His Own Words is a comprehensive guide to the inner workings of the man dubbed "the real Tony Stark." Hundreds of his best quotes, comprising thoughts on business, clean energy, innovation, engineering, technology, space, electric vehicles, entrepreneurship, life...

A Woman Makes a Plan

A Woman Makes a Plan


  • Author : Maye Musk
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-12-31
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735238244


A Woman Makes a Plan Book Description :

The international supermodel shares personal stories and lessons learned from a life of "living dangerously--carefully." Maye Musk at seventy-one is a fashionable, charming, jet-setting supermodel with a fascinating and tight-knit circle of family and friends. But things were not always so easy or glamourous--she became a single mom at thirty-one years old, struggling through poverty to provide for her three children; dealt with weight issues as a plus-size model and overcame ageism in the modeling industry; and established a lifelong career as a respected dietician, all the while starting over in eight different cities across three countries and two continents. But she made her way through it all with an indomitable spirit and a no-nonsense attitude...

Our Final Invention
Score: 2.5
From 8 Ratings

Our Final Invention


  • Author : James Barrat
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250032263


Our Final Invention Book Description :

Elon Musk named Our Final Invention one of 5 books everyone should read about the future A Huffington Post Definitive Tech Book of 2013 Artificial Intelligence helps choose what books you buy, what movies you see, and even who you date. It puts the "smart" in your smartphone and soon it will drive your car. It makes most of the trades on Wall Street, and controls vital energy, water, and transportation infrastructure. But Artificial Intelligence can also threaten our existence. In as little as a decade, AI could match and then surpass human intelligence. Corporations and government agencies are pouring billions into achieving AI's Holy Grail—human-level intelligence. Once AI has attained it, scientists argue, it will have survival drives much like ...

Elon Musk

Elon Musk


  • Author : Wiroon Tanthapanichakoon
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-08-22
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1517280788


Elon Musk Book Description :

WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK Everybody wants to know Mark Zuckerberg. Young people adore very inch of this intelligent fellow. Girls would die for an hour with him (Sorry, Pricilla). Everyone -- just everyone wants a piece of him. Well, after all, the world is swarmed by1.5 billion Digital Natives and Immigrants who make use of Facebook, the company he founded inside his cramped dorm-size room.Then here comes Elon Reeve Musk climbing up the ladder of the most influential and successful people to date. His name is already permanently imprinted on Forbes Magazine. Not only does he juggle leading and running today's biggest companies (note: plural form), but this guy is literally going for the moon--err, Mars, actually. Mr. Musk does not aim to conquer...