Rogan requested him, “How do you say the name?” Musk first clarified that it wasn’t him however his associate — Grimes — who got here up with the title. “First of all, my partner is the one who, mostly, actually came up with the name,” Musk stated on the podcast.
He additional defined, “I mean it’s just X, the letter X.” “And then the AE is like pronounced ‘ash’.” He additionally stated that the A-12 was his “contribution” to the title.
Rogan requested him why add the A-12. Musk stated that it was to honour the aircraft Archangel 12, which based on Musk is “the coolest plane ever.”
For the uninitiated, Archangel 12 was a spy aircraft constructed for the CIA within the 1960s. The aircraft wasn’t designed to hold any weapons however was used to conduct recon missions and collect details about surface-to-air missile threats to the US.
Musk’s associate defined the title in additional element in a tweet.
•X, the unknown variable
•Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Synthetic intelligence)
•A-12 = precursor to SR-17 (our favourite plane). No weapons, no defenses, simply pace. Nice in battle, however non-violent +
(A=Archangel, my favourite music)”
•X, the unknown variable ⚔️•Æ, my elven spelling of Ai (love &/or Synthetic intelligence)•A-12 = precursor to SR… https://t.co/Vn38xXLLiA
— ꧁ ༒ Gℜiꪔ⃕es ༒꧂ 🍓🐉🎀 小仙女 (@Grimezsz) 1588726461000
Effectively, all that put collectively could be pronounced — “X-ash-A-twelve”. Now that’s what one would truly name a extremely distinctive title for a child boy.