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The Boring Company

Entrepreneur Elon Musk floated the idea of a “hyperloop” in 2013, and in early 2016, he first brought up a tunnel idea, before coining his endeavor the Boring Company almost a year after that. Since then, the project has continued in various directions. Here is Inverse’s coverage, going back to nearly the beginning of the project that’s at once inspiring and a little maddening.

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The Boring Company

Entrepreneur Elon Musk floated the idea of a “hyperloop” in 2013, and in early 2016, he first brought up a tunnel idea, before coining his endeavor the Boring Company almost a year after that. Since then, the project has continued in various directions. Here is Inverse’s coverage, going back to nearly the beginning of the project that’s at once inspiring and a little maddening.

A not-boring company

A radical tunnel-based transit concept proves it's not "boring"

Like Elon Musk, Xiaofan Zhang is hoping to alleviate traffic with tunnels.

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Musk Reads: Video shows the Boring Company’s first public tunnel in action

The Boring Company’s first public tunnel draws closer; Neuralink enables a monkey to play games; Tesla Solar Roof turns up the price.

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The Boring Company: Watch rare limited-run brick take on the competition

Elon Musk's tunnel-digging firm has produced a limited run of 500 bricks — and one of them has been put through its paces.

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The Boring Company: Elon Musk shares stunning station image and bus details

The Boring Company founder Elon Musk shared the image with the caption "coming soon."

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The Boring Company: map shows Elon Musk’s big plans for Las Vegas

Elon Musk's tunnel-digging firm is currently completing a tunnel at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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The Boring Company: video shows Tesla Cybertruck navigating tweaked tunnel

Elon Musk's tunnel-digging venture has built a test tunnel, and the Tesla Cybertruck can navigate it with ease.

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The Boring Company: here’s what comes next after Las Vegas milestone

The Boring Company's first tunnel, a connection for the Las Vegas Convention Center, is almost ready. Here's what comes next.

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Three fights that explain Elon Musk

Elon Musk loves fighting. Most of the time he wins, but sometimes he comes up short. Here are three notable escapades.

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The Boring Company just met a major milestone with its first public route

Elon Musk's tunnel-digging firm has reached a key stage in its plans to build a tunnel for the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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The Boring Company’s new machine is ground-breaking in more ways than one

Elon Musk's tunnel-digging venture has reached a new phase.

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Musk Reads: Cybertruck-like “radical” EV is on the way

Tesla is gearing up to build a bold new car in China and solar looks set to soar. Could Tesla improve Summon mode?

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One fake Elon Musk tweet shows The Boring Company's big problem

Musk's tunnel-digging venture may be digging itself into a hole.

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2019 tech predictions for Tesla, Apple, hyperloop and more: how did we do?

The year is over. It's judgement time. 

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Elon Musk and Jack Ma Clash Over Mars City Plan: Earth ‘Needs More Heroes’

Musk, it seems, hasn't quite convinced Ma.

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Musk Reads 100: A Look at the Future of Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and More

Will Tesla unveil a robot taxi? Will SpaceX launch its Starship? And what comes next for brain-wireup startup Neuralink?