#400 – Elon Musk: War, AI, Aliens, Politics, Physics, Video Games, and Humanity

Elon Musk is CEO of X, xAI, SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. Thank you for listening ❤ Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex to get free security camera plus 20% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/elon-musk-4-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Elon's X: https://x.com/elonmusk xAI: https://x.com/xai Tesla: https://x.com/tesla Tesla Optimus: https://x.com/tesla_optimus Tesla AI: https://x.com/Tesla_AI SpaceX: https://x.com/spacex Neuralink: https://x.com/neuralink The Boring Company: https://x.com/boringcompany PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:25) - War and human nature (14:51) - Israel-Hamas war (20:59) - Military-Industrial Complex (25:16) - War in Ukraine (29:59) - China (44:15) - xAI Grok (55:13) - Aliens (1:03:13) - God (1:05:41) - Diablo 4 and video games (1:14:48) - Dystopian worlds: 1984 and Brave New World (1:20:59) - AI and useful compute per watt (1:26:40) - AI regulation (1:33:32) - Should AI be open-sourced? (1:40:54) - X algorithm (1:52:15) - 2024 presidential elections (2:05:14) - Politics (2:08:16) - Trust (2:13:47) - Tesla's Autopilot and Optimus robot (2:22:46) - Hardships

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