But Musk's not just thinking about doom and gloom. I think a Mars base and a Moon base that could help regenerate life back on Earth would be really important and to get that done before a possible World War III.
Mars will need pizza joints, and one day people will drink at a Mars Bar, he said - congratulating himself on the Dad joke.
Correction: An earlier version of this article said the test flights would be "to Mars".
Getting to that point hasn't been easy - he said early on that SpaceX nearly didn't survive.
How To Turn Google Maps Into Mario Kart
Previous updates turned the whole of Google Maps into a game of Pac-man, and turned the Pegman into the Loch Ness Monster. Apparently the (now again) Plumber is taking his Kart and conquering the world. or at least Google Maps.
"I wouldn't let my friends invest because I didn't want them to lose their money", he said of SpaceX.
After days of delays, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Spanish radar observation craft and a pair of experimental SpaceX communication satellites for Starlink, the rocket company's own constellation of satellites - almost 12,000 of them - that aim to provide high-speed, cable-like internet from low-Earth orbit to the entire globe by 2024, lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force base in California on Thursday morning/Feb. 22. "And we were trying to think of an image, something to shock people, and what we came up with was a red sports auto and a David Bowie song", Nolan said.
"We are building the first Mars, or interplanetary ship, and I think we'll be able to [have] short trips, flights by [the] first half of next year", he said in a question-and-answer session at the SXSW.
Musk reserved his most chilling pronouncements for artificial intelligence. Musk's been known to express concerns that AI could bring about the next World War and Sunday's Q&A was no different.
"If things went a little bit the other way, both companies would be dead", Musk said.
"The rate of improvement is really dramatic, but we have to figure out some way to ensure that the advent of digital super intelligence is one which is symbiotic with humanity". Today he specifically cited the risk of a Third World War and its aftermath.
Cobb has told friends that he expects to leave the White House relatively soon, according to The Times . A representative for the White House did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment.
A younger leadership circle will likely emerge, but Marine Le Pen , the only candidate for president, will remain. She bowed out of politics after her aunt's presidential defeat, but is expected to come back in a new role.
The Health Ministry in Gaza reported three wounded in clashes by the border with Israel , one severely and two moderately. Arab threats of retaliation are not followed by action, says PA minister, to the detriment of the Palestinians .
The most interesting takeaway is that Marth, Wario, and Pit seem to be considered "core" Smash Bros . characters. Mario , Link, and other mysterious characters remain hidden, with us only able to see their silhouettes.
He tells KTVU-TV the property of the large veterans home was evacuated after a man with a gun was reported on the grounds. The Napa County Sheriff's Department issued an alert to residents warning them to avoid the area.
The skies over NY constantly buzz with helicopters carrying tourists, businesspeople, traffic reporters, medical teams and others. The other hit the water shortly after takeoff on a sightseeing flight, injuring six tourists and the pilot.
In talks, the United States should not expect any European Union concessions to win an exemption, European Union officials said. But the US has already thrown up barriers to Chinese imports. "This is not a trade negotiation", Katainen said.
The social media giant has entered into its first major deal with MLB to be the exclusive home for a number of games this season. The schedule includes a second Phillies game on April 26, when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit Citizens Bank Park.
Kim Jong Hyon, 17, and Ma Yu Chol, 27, crossed the start line in the men's cross-country skiing just after 10:00 am (0100 GMT). Bowden also plays wheelchair basketball and helped Team Canada win gold at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens.
He said they have agreed to stop any dissent immediately and not to allow the country's diversity to kill their nation. Odinga has further stated that the "conflict is over" and called on the country to "reconcile and move on".
Why your digital home assistant, Alexa, is laughing at you
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David Moyes blasts Andre Ayew after West Ham departure
Arthur Masuaku will serve the final game of his six-match ban for spitting this weekend - when West Ham take on Burnley - too. The Hammers are favourites to win this game, and they are available at their best odds of 5/4 at Bet365.
Credit Suisse Group Upgrades Mondi (MNDI) to Outperform
The stock has "Sell" rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, July 27. 900 were reported by Horan Cap Advsrs Limited Liability Company. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Llc reported 0.42% of its portfolio in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN).
Heavy snow causes flight cancellations at Bradley
So if you have a flight scheduled for Wednesday or Thursday morning, make sure to check with your airline for the flight status. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International also has had its schedule thrown into chaos by the massive winter storm .
Waymo is testing self-driving trucks in Atlanta
Trucking represents a significant business opportunity for the half-dozen large and small tech companies pushing into the space. Waymo's mission has always been to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around.