Elon Musk Young Readers Edition

Author: Ashlee Vance
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 075354511X
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Elon Musk is an inspirational role model for young entrepreneurs, breaking boundaries and revolutionising the tech-world. He is also the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films, starring Robert Downey Junior. From his humble beginnings in apartheid South Africa, he showed himself to be an exceptionally bright child, and overcame brutal bullying to become the world’s most exciting entrepreneur, founding PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla and Solar City. He has emerged as something of a superhero-like figure for today’s generation of children. He’s not only seen as an entrepreneur in the spirit of a Steve Jobs but as an inventor and bold thinker. He’s the guy offering children the possibility of a brighter, more exciting future and has come to symbolize innovation and optimism.

Elon Musk And The Quest For A Fantastic Future Young Readers Edition

Author: Ashlee Vance
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062463292
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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 inventors and industrialists like Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Steve Jobs, Elon is the man behind companies such as SpaceX, Tesla Motors, SolarCity, and PayPal that are transforming the way we live. Written with exclusive access to Elon, his family, and his friends, this book traces Elon’s journey from a kid in South Africa to a young man in the United States, his dramatic technical inventions, and his world-changing companies. Elon has sparked new levels of innovation in the world, and this book gives young readers a detailed but fast-paced look at his story. A Junior Library Guild Selection!

Elon Musk

Author: Ashlee Vance
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 0753550660
Size: 18,90 MB
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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 Musk’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 Pennsylvania, where he paid his own way through school by turning his house into a club and throwing massive parties. He started a pair of huge dot-com successes, including PayPal, which eBay acquired for $1.5 billion in 2002. Musk was forced out as CEO and so began his lost years in which he decided to go it alone and baffled friends by investing his fortune in rockets and electric cars. Meanwhile Musk’s marriage disintegrated as his technological obsessions took over his life ... Elon Musk is the Steve Jobs of the present and the future, and for the past twelve months, he has been shadowed by tech reporter, Ashlee Vance. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping our Future is an important, exciting and intelligent account of the real-life Iron Man.

Elon Musk

Author: Kathy Furgang
Editor: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1978508948
Size: 18,72 MB
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At age ten, Elon Musk taught himself to write computer code. Two years later, he used that code to write and sell a video game to a magazine. What does a young entrepreneur like that do when he grows up? Musk went on to be one of the wealthiest investors and business people in the world. This engaging book describes Musk's childhood growing up in South Africa and his moves to Canada and the United States as a young adult. Full-color photographs and direct quotes from Musk himself accompany this intriguing look at the founder of Tesla and SpaceX.

Elon Musk

Author: Sara Green
Editor: Bellwether Media
ISBN: 1612119530
Size: 13,90 MB
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Elon Musk has accomplished much in his young age, leading innovative companies like PayPal and Tesla. He has even founded a company that develops rockets for space travel! Young entrepreneurs will love finding out in this biographical title how MuskÕs early interests led to his career successes.

Elon Musk And Tesla

Author: Stuart A. Kallen
Editor: Referencepoint Press
ISBN: 9781601528704
Size: 18,18 MB
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Today's teens know all about technological marvels such as Apple, Google, and Facebook. But how much do they know about people behind these life-altering technologies? The biography Technology Titans introduces readers to the creators themselves, to the people and events that influenced their lives, and to the achievements that have brought them both acclaim and criticism. All books in the series include timelines, fully documented quotes, and full-color photographs. Book jacket.

Elon Musk A Mission To Save The World

Author: Anna Crowley Redding
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
ISBN: 1250313635
Size: 13,57 MB
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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 raves to pay for college to re-writing the rules on space travel, Elon Musk has always gone his own way. And now, award-winning investigative journalist, Anna Crowley Redding takes readers on a well-researched trip through Elon's life and accomplishments.

We All Die Young

Author: Scott Kelley
Editor: AKA, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781732924536
Size: 10,93 MB
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A Cerebral Sci-Fi "A fantastic book!!" - ASHLEE VANCE, New York Times best selling author of Elon Musk "It was like swimming in a pool where I could touch, and ending up at the deep end" - Kristal D. "Really enjoyed this one. It kept my interest all the way through with something always happening. Really makes you think about life as we know it." - Gina Bissmeyer "Best Science Fiction book I have ever read, this might really be our future!" - Jennifer Biggs, is thrown forward in time and lands on a path of discovery. Stuck in what seems like a science fiction realm, he joins a team to help create the first truly self-aware artificial intelligence. Humanity itself is at stake in a conflict with dark AI. It's a race against time, the thing they are fighting is the only thing that can save them. Humor helps him keep a clear head, as his struggle teaches him about humanity, and the nature of existence ...more than he ever thought possible. - It doesn't end like you think. Funny like "Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy", ambitious like Elon Musk, intellectual like Sam Harris.

Rocket Man Elon Musk In His Own Words

Author: Jessica Easto
Editor: Agate Publishing
ISBN: 1572847905
Size: 16,48 MB
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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 lessons, and more, provide an intimate and direct look into Silicon Valley's most ambitious industrialist. Even with no prior experience in the complex, ultra-high-barrier-of-entry automotive and space industries, Musk has excelled. Tesla, the first successful American car startup in more than 90 years, received more than 325,000 reservations for its economical Model 3 in a single week—advancing the company’s cause to “accelerate the advent of sustainable transport” via affordable, reliable electric vehicles. SpaceX, the first private company to launch, orbit, and recover a rocket and dock at the International Space Station, has drastically reduced the cost of launching and manufacturing reusable spacecraft, which the company sees as the first step toward its "ultimate goal" of making life multiplanetary. In the words of Richard Branson, "Whatever skeptics have said can’t be done, Elon has gone out and made real." How could a young man who at one time seemed like "just" another Internet entrepreneur have gone on to build two highly disruptive companies and innovate technologies related to everything from electric batteries to rocket manufacturing? There's no better way to learn than through his own words. This book curates Musk quotes from interviews, public appearances, online postings, company blogs, press releases, and more. What emerges is a 'word portrait' of the man whose companies' swift rise to the top will undoubtedly keep their status-quo competitors scrambling to keep up.

Elon Musk

Author: Publishing Historical Figures
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ISBN: 9781648642548
Size: 16,79 MB
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Elon Musk: The Truth about Elon Musk's Life and Business Success Revealed