ELON Musk has shared his latest crazy idea - controlling his company's enormous tunnelling machine using an Xbox controller. The Boring Company posted a video to social media showing the huge piece of machinery at a test site, with various bits of it moving in response to an employee's commands as they were entered on a standard Xbox controller. The Boring Company is tied up with Elon Musk's absurd Hyperloop proposals. A test tunnel is being dug in California, while more are planned across the US despite public transport experts repeatedly panning the plan as unworkable. The video was shared with the caption 'Best video game ever', which Musk then retweeted to his 22.5 million followers on Twitter. The use of an Xbox controller in serious applications is not uncommon. The US military uses them quite widely for drones, bomb disposal robots and even an experimental laser cannon. FOAMING AT THE MOUTH Fortnite nerf guns are on the way - but they WON'T ruin Christmas BACK TO BLACK (OPS) … [Read more...] about Boring Company video shared by Elon Musk shows tunnelling machine driven with Xbox controller
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BILLIONAIRE tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has built a reputation for his innovative companies such as SpaceX and Tesla and his forward-thinking ideas. From advising Donald Trump on how to make humans a "multiplanetary species" to his work on the world's biggest lithium-ion battery, here's everything you need to know about one of the planet's most influential tech figures. Who is Elon Musk? There's no doubt that Elon has quite the CV. He's the founder, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, co-founder, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, co-founder and chairman of SolarCity, co-chairman of Opan AI, co-founder of Zip2 and founder of X.com, which merged with PayPal. Musk has envisioned a high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop and proposed an electric jet. He has previously said that the goals of his companies revolve around his vision to change the world and humanity. His aim is to reduce global warming and reduce the risk of human extinction by setting up a colony on … [Read more...] about What is Elon Musk’s net worth, did the Tesla founder date Amber Heard and why has he built an underground tunnel in LA?
Borderlands 3 quickly earned worst-kept-secret status in the years following Borderlands 2's smash success, but developer Gearbox has mostly steered attention toward its two spinoffs and the shortlived Battleborn for thirsty Vault Hunters. Apart from an outright confirmation that some sort of Borderlands development definitely exists, we haven't heard much news about what's next for the looter shooter series, or when we can expect to learn Borderlands 3's release date.But we know more Borderlands is coming, so expect Gearbox to finally start talking more about Borderlands 3 in the not-too-distant future. In the meantime, we've gathered everything we know here about Borderlands 3's release, rumors about characters and setting, and what else you should expect. Check back for updates as we learn more.What is Borderlands 3's release date?There's no official release date (or even an official announcement) for Borderlands 3, but an earnings call from publisher Take-Two points to a possible … [Read more...] about Borderlands 3: Everything we know
ELON MUSK has tweeted that he's building a cyborg dragon, whatever that means. The Tesla and SpaceX chief offered no explanation about the barmy invention. Let's pause for a second and break that down literally: a cyborg is a being with organic and mechanical body parts, and a dragon is a mythical animal usually portrayed as a scaly, fire-breathing serpent. Definitions aside, we're still no closer to getting to the bottom of this blunt, but also strangely cryptic, tweet. Musk has played with fire before, building a Boring flamethrower (which takes its name from the droll title of his tunnel-drilling firm) and flogging it for £355. All 20,000 units of the insane (and wholly irresponsible) tool were snapped in just four days. Oh btw I’m building a cyborg dragon— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 25, 2018 He's also taken to Twitter to unveil Boring hats and Tesla tequila – so is this cyborg dragon just the latest in a line of Musk merch? And will it be available to the … [Read more...] about Elon Musk says he’s building a ‘cyborg dragon’ – should we be worried?
Borderlands 3 hasn’t been officially announced, but thanks to the Twitter antics of Gearbox Software CEO Randy Pitchford, we may know at least one of many weapons that will be included in the game: a sentient flamethrower. SpaceX, Tesla Inc, and The Boring Company founder Elon Musk is selling a $500 flamethrower through his website. In a tweet promoting the flamethrower, Musk joked that it is sentient and “comes with a free blockchain.” This caught the attention of Borderlands 3 developer Randy Pitchford, who then asked Elon’s permission to include the flamethrower in the game, along with “flavor text” for the weapon pulled from Musk’s own Tweets. Check out the Twitter exchange between Randy Pitchford and Elon Musk right here: Elon – I’m going to add this to our next Borderlands game. Super serious. Let me know if you want to write the flavor text. You may have already done so – we’ll just lift it from one … [Read more...] about Borderlands 3 Could Have Sentient Flamethrower