Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future


Elon Musk is the most daring entrepreneur of our time There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk s relentless drive and ingenious vision A modern alloy of Thomas Edison Henry Ford Howard Hughes and Steve Jobs Musk is the man behind PayPal Tesla Motors SpaceX and SolarCity each of which has sent shock waves throughout American business and industry More than any other executive today Musk has dedicated his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far reaching as a science fiction fantasy In this lively investigative account veteran technology journalist Ashlee Vance offers an unprecedented look into the remarkable life and times of Silicon Valley s most audacious businessman Written with exclusive access to Musk his family and his friends the book traces his journey from his difficult upbringing in South Africa to his ascent to the pinnacle of the global business world Vance spent more than fifty hours in conversation with Musk and interviewed close to three hundred people to tell the tumultuous stories of Musk s world changing companies and to paint a portrait of a complex man who has renewed American industry and sparked new levels of innovation all while making plenty of enemies along the way In 1992 Elon Musk arrived in the United States as a ferociously driven immigrant bent on realizing his wildest dreams Since then Musk s roller coaster life has brought him grave disappointments alongside massive successes After being forced out of PayPal fending off a life threatening case of malaria and dealing with the death of his infant son Musk abandoned Silicon Valley for Los Angeles He spent the next few years baffling his friends by blowing his entire fortune on rocket ships and electric cars Cut to 2012 however and Musk had mounted one of the greatest resurrections in business history Tesla SpaceX and SolarCity had enjoyed unparalleled success and Musk s net worth soared to mo

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After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, 2nd Edition

After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, 2nd Edition


“Dr. Spring possesses a remarkable combination of clarity, wisdom, spirit, and heart. This is an extremely helpful and healing book—a gift to us all.”
—Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., author of The Dance of Anger

“It is ‘must’ reading for any couple who has experienced the violation of trust as a result of an affair.”
—Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.
 

A staggering number of couples in America—about 70 percent—have been affected by extramarital affairs. After the Affair is the only book to offer proven strategies for surviving the crisis and rebuilding the relationship. Written by Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., a nationally known therapist and acknowledged expert on infidelity, this revised and updated version brings the groundbreaking classic into the 21st century, with a new section dealing with online affairs in cyberspace. For women who are struggling in their marriage—and for clinicians, psychology academics and readers fascinated by of popular psychology—this newly revised and updated edition of After the Affair is essential reading.

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Acrylic Paint Set - 18 Artist Quality Acrylics - Canvas Paints, Arts and Craft Paint and Hobby Paint

Acrylic Paint Set - 18 Artist Quality Acrylics - Canvas Paints, Arts and Craft Paint and Hobby Paint


The Essentials' Acrylic Paint Set offers artist grade, water based and non toxic acrylic paints with 18 vibrant colors (18x12ml E/0.4 US.fl.oz) perfect for art, crafts and hobbies and application on canvases and other surfaces. The paints are certified ASTM D-4236 and EN71-3 (CE). The set is delivered with a complimentary 'How To Paint With Acrylics: A Step by Step Guide for Beginners' (PDF delivered by email). TwinkleVerse, a small family company hoping to help bring back your 'twinkle', stands by the set and offers an 'If you're not Happy, We're not Happy' Money-Back Guarantee. Should you ever have a problem, we do ask that you send us an email so we have the opportunity to promptly assist you. Happy painting with TwinkleVerse!

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