Elon Musk on the Colbert Report


Elon Musk appeared on the Colbert Report to discuss Space X’s reusable rockets for trips to Mars and the International Space Station, the future of Tesla’s Model S software and, of course, jet-pack technology.

Musk perfectly summed up his view of the world after being prodded by Colbert on his decision to allow companies to use Tesla’s patents.

“If we’re all in a ship together and there are some holes in the ship and we’re sort of bailing water around and we have a great design for a bucket – even if we’re bailing out way better than everybody else – we should probably still share the bucket design — cause we’re all going to sink.”

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