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Tim Urban

Creator at Wait But Why


Tim Urban is the creator of Wait But Why, a stick figure-illustrated blog about almost everything. His TED main-stage talk was 2016’s most-watched one, with over 8 million views. His website is read by over a million people monthly, and has over 450,000 email subscribers. Elon Musk is a fan of Wait But Why and asked Tim to write about his companies, resulting in a four-part, 95,000-word blog series that’s been read by over 4.5 million people.