My guest today is Kent Kresa, who has had an
extraordinary career in advanced technology fields. Kent has been
the Chairman of General Motors, the chairman of
Caltech's board of directors, the chairman and
chief executive of Northrop Grumman (the global
aerospace and defense technology company), and Chairman of...
Tesla is changing the game for what an
automobile can do, and can be. Not only are Tesla cars electric,
but their data streams can function across a network with
unprecedented interactivity. Add increasing autonomous driving
capabilities, and the automotive equation changes massively.
Five years ago Elon Musk wrote a white paper proposing an
alternative to slow, expensive transportation between distant
cities. The idea was to replace air travel and trains with a
Hyperloop, a 1,000 km per hour (or 600+ mph)
passenger pod shooting through a tube hundreds of mile long in a
vacuum, so no air resistance...
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