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What were you doing when you were 17? I, for one, was riding around shotgun in my boyfriend’s Pontiac Grand Am , with its blue underglow and sick subwoofer, listening to his favorite band and talking about … come to think of it, I have no idea what we talked about, ever. But kids these days have better things to do. Just ask Andrew Awad, a 17-year-old high school junior from Houston who’s participating in this weekend’s Hyperloop Pod Competition in Texas. The event is hosted by SpaceX, the private space company of one Elon Musk — living Iron Man, chronic disruptor, and aspiring planet saver. The competition is geared toward university students and independent engineers who think they’ve got the best designs for a passenger carrier on Musk’s proposed Hyperloop, a high-speed transporter that could theoretically shuttle people between L.A. and San Francisco in 35 minutes. Blo...

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