The Silicon Valley billionaire also claimed cryptocurrency is a “far better way” to transfer value than cash. Elon Musk made the comments back in February, during a podcast interview with ARK Invest on electric vehicles and self-driving cars. Musk said: “Paper money is going away and crypto is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper. “That’s for sure.” During the interview, Musk also revealed whether Tesla would become involved with cryptocurrency. He said: “I’m not sure it would be a good use for Tesla resources to get involved in crypto.” ARK Invest analyst Tasha Keeney asked: “Just to clarify, Tesla’s not going to start selling bitcoin anytime soon?” READ MORE: Elon Musk confirms long awaited update is coming to Tesla cars Musk replied: “No, we’re not.” On Musk’s claims, one Twitter user questioned: “Useful when electronics or power is out?” Another posted: “If you add a $DOGE payment, I'll buy a model 3.” More recently, Musk made another shocking prediction on his Twitter page, warning Earth has no defence against impending asteroid threats. . .