In Pictures: Silicon Valley's tech culture - 'We just want to be alone'

From a distance, Silicon Valley may look like a center for technical innovation. But it's more than that. Look closer and you'll find a home for social outcasts, radical libertarians and nerdy geniuses who dream of fleeing society entirely and building their own tech-utopias.

SpaceX Wants to Relocate to Outer Space There is no doubt that Elon Musk is a man of vision and action. He brought PayPal and electric cars to the masses. He's also CEO and CTO of a company called SpaceX, which made history in the spring of 2012 as the first privately held company to send a cargo payload aboard its spacecraft to the International Space Station. But this is just the beginning. SpaceX's ultimate goal is to enable people to live on other planets. Think: Mars colony.

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