118th Commencement Ceremony

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Caltech's 118th Commencement Ceremony was held on Friday, June 15th. The graduates were addressed by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, founder and chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Tesla Motors, and the chairman of SolarCity. He used the English physicist & science fiction author, Arthur C. Clarke's, quote "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." to inspire the graduates to be twenty-first century magicians by advancing science and technology. He also talked about his success at Paypal and encouraged the graduates to "take feedback from their environment and be as closed loop as possible." [Facts about the class of 2012]

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