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Here's what you missed today at Code Conference

Mars colonies, self-driving cars and more.

Asa Mathat

How does a carmaker survive in a world where fewer and fewer people buy cars? Will we build factories in space in order to "save Earth"? And what can be done about a widespread disease like Zika?

Kicking off this year's Code Conference, Ford CEO Mark Fields, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Susan Desmond-Hellmann dove deep into all of these questions and more. Here's a rundown of what happened:

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