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Bosch’s painting ‘The Conjurer,’ which depicts a grinning magician amazing a group of rubes with a shell-game trick. The face of the magician has been replaced with Elon Musk’s, and one of the shells on the table has been replaced with a Tesla automobile. Image: Heisenberg Media (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elon_Musk_-_The_Summit_2013.jpg Steve Jurvetson (modified) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tesla_Model_S_Indoors_trimmed.jpg CC BY 2.0: https://creativecommo

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