Rich, creepy-looking dude, I mean, I don't know him personally, but in any footage this guy looks creepy, Elon Musk is making a hole in his Hawthorne facility. Why? He wants to fix LA's horrible congestion problem and eventually wants to build super speedy hyperloops-sucktion tunnels-to get us all around. We have a problem of digging those tunnels and he wants to test how to dig tunnels, well as he said, "We’re just going to figure out what it takes to improve tunneling speed by, I think, somewhere between 500 and 1,000 percent,” says this Wired article.
Read the whole thing here. Essentially, it's the start of a rich mad men causing LA to fight the "mole people."