The Resource Elon Musk: : Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future, Ashlee Vance, (electronic resource)

Elon Musk: : Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future, Ashlee Vance, (electronic resource)

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Elon Musk: : Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future
Title
Elon Musk:
Title remainder
Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future
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Ashlee Vance
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eng
Summary
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. Vance uses Musk's story to explore one of the pressing questions of our age: can the nation of inventors and creators who led the modern world for a century still compete in an age of fierce global competition? He argues that Musk-one of the most unusual and striking figures in American business history-is a contemporary, visionary amalgam of legendary inventors and industrialists including Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Howard Hughes, and Steve Jobs. More than any other entrepreneur today, Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as the visionaries of the golden age of science-fiction fantasy. Thorough and insightful, Elon Musk brings to life a technology industry that is rapidly and dramatically changing by examining the life of one of its most powerful and influential titans
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Vance, Ashlee
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  • 332.1/78
  • [B]
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other
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Read by Fred Sanders
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1955-
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  • Sanders, Fred
  • hoopla digital
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  • Musk, Elon
  • Businesspeople
  • Businesspeople
  • Internet industry
  • PayPal (Firm)
  • Clean energy industries
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adult
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Elon Musk: : Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future, Ashlee Vance, (electronic resource)
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MWT11589051
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 23 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780062373762
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11589051
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sound
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11589051
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Label
Elon Musk: : Tesla, Spacex, and the quest for a fantastic future, Ashlee Vance, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11589051
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062373762
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11589051
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11589051
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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