In this unedited discussion with head of TED Chris Anderson, Elon Musk– the head of Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink and The Boring Business– goes into the current news around his quote to buy Twitter and gets honest about the greatest regret of his career, how his brain works, the future he visualizes for the world and a lot more. (Tape-recorded at TED2022 on April 14, 2022). This live interview consists of an excerpt from another unique, prolonged discussion taped a couple of days previously at Tesla’s Texas Gigafactory. Enjoy that full video here: https://youtu.be/YRvf00NooN8. 1:22 Tesla Texas Gigafactory interview clip. 11:34 Elon Musk live at TED2022. 11:48 Twitter, free speech and open-sourcing the algorithm. 27:40 Tesla and brief sellers. 32:02 If you could return in time and alter something, what would it be? 33:44 Electric automobiles, producing and sleeping on the floor of the Tesla factory. 38:04 “At this point I think I understand more about manufacturing than anybody presently alive on Earth.”. 39:15 Elon’s “Master Plan” and speeding up a sustainable energy economy. 42:36 SNL, Asperger’s, childhood and how Elon’s brain works. 46:48 “I was absolutely consumed with truth.”. 49:23 Philosophy, the significance of life and the “why” of things. 51:43 What the future will appear like. 52:37 “We want to do our absolute finest to make sure the future is … something you can eagerly anticipate and not feel unfortunate about.”. If you like seeing TED Talks like this one, end up being a TED Member to support our objective of spreading concepts: http://ted.com/membership. Follow TED! Twitter: http://twitter.com/TEDTalks. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ted. Facebook: http://facebook.com/TED. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ted-conferences. TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@tedtoks. The TED Talks channel includes talks, efficiencies and initial series from the world’s leading thinkers and doers. Subscribe to our channel for videos on Innovation, Home Entertainment and Design– plus science, business, global concerns, the arts and more. Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk suggestions and more. TED’s videos may be utilized for non-commercial functions under a Creative Commons License, Attribution– Non Commercial– No Derivatives (or the CC BY– NC– ND 4.0 International) and in accordance with our TED Talks Use Policy (https://www.ted.com/about/our-organization/our-policies-terms/ted-talks-usage-policy). To learn more on using TED for industrial purposes (e.g. worker learning, in a movie or online course), please send a Media Request at https://media-requests.ted.com.