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Take a drive with Bill Gates in a Tesla Model X

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Billionaire Bill Gates is out with his regular book recommendations and it looks like he is now driving a Tesla Model X.

One of Gates’ new book recommendation is Neal Stephenson’s most recent novel, Seveneves.

He invited the author to talk about his latest book and the two released a video of their conversation while driving in a new Tesla Model X.

“Neal, who lives in Seattle, was nice enough to meet up so we could talk about his work—and he patiently helped make this virtual-reality film of our conversation. It’s the first of a series of VR movies I’ll be releasing on TGN.”

It’s not clear if the SUV is Gates’ or Stephenson’s, but either way the 360 interactive video gives an interesting look at the Model X – I suggest looking up at the panoramic windshield which is particularly cool with the 360° video. You can watch the full video on Gates’s website.

Update: As a reader in the comment section below pointed out, the Model X’s license plate reads “7EVES”, which is leading us to believe it’s Stephenson’s Model X – or Bill Gates is an even bigger fan of the novel than we thought.

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