I need a chrome extension that, whenever it encounters... never mind, I'm a moron."
Replaced that for you!
Musk was there for the founding of Paypal. Paypal was a
What do you mean by this? At least SpaceX was born out of an economical analysis on the board of a plane bound from Russia to US. Of course, he started hiring specialists ASAP, but these very specialists contradict your claims that he "didn't know what he was doing".
There's nothing wrong with software. Without software, the productivity of this world would drop like a brick. Numerical methods, advanced search algorithms, digital control systems etc. are all-important today for the things we do.
Having said that, when discussing such vital components of modern world, Facebook it ain't.
and space travel (that isn't so clean)
Well, clean-er, at least (building space hardware is seriously expensive and therefore not clean at all, so reducing the need to build it every time increases the cleanliness - although Jevons' paradox may apply!)
The decision doesn't have to be logical; it was unanimous.