Burning Man for the Elite

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“I really feel like Mike Judge has never been to Burning Man, which is Silicon Valley,” Mr. Musk said to a Re/Code reporter, while using a number of expletives to describe the festival. “If you haven’t been, you just don’t get it.”

Executives partying and doing drugs to get ideas is nothing new, but it’s interesting how transparent these people are being about it. In an increasingly transparent business world, is it a good thing to know our favorite apps were designed by someone under the influence? Does it matter? Would a robot need to do drugs to come up with a genius product?

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