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The robots of dawn

Just when you think Elon Musk can't do anything else to amaze world opinion, here he is pulling yet another innovation out of his top hat. For any other human being, to have produced disruptive changes in just one of the fields he touches - energy, automotive, aerospace, internet, urban transport, artificial intelligence - would be enough to be counted among the geniuses of all time.

Not only has Musk achieved all this, but he proves time and again that he has thrown away any concept of incremental and specialized progress, and that he recognizes the science fiction literature of the last century as his only instruction booklet.