On Elon Musk, Starbase, and “Innovationism”

This picture is a crude photoshop to provide visual analog but is in no way created by or associated with Elon Musk, “Starbase,” Tesla, etc.

A couple weeks ago, I saw in the news that Elon Musk said he wanted to create a city called “Starbase” in Texas. It was reported that SpaceX has approached Boca Chica county officials with the idea of incorporating the city.

Starbase does sound kinda cool and its certainly doable for someone with as much money and influence as Musk has. Although, he is a polarizing figure — a lightning…