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And now for some religious revelation by our saviour, Elon Musk!

LOL... It's honestly very easy to argue anything is "morally right" from armchair a-priori logic where you can just ignore any empirical reality that doesn't fit your narrative. I'd probably still be a libertarian if I hadn't become aware of a few empirical data trends in economics that contradicted my beloved world views. This includes the failure of trickle down economics or the fact that the economy has actually been more stable since the Federal Reserve was created. But I still get libertarians quoting Rothbard to me as if Economics couldn't possibly have advanced since then...
 
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Uh boy...

Elon Musk plans to add a dating element to the struggling social media platform he purchased as Twitter one year ago, then rebranded into X in July.

The billionaire told employees during a Thursday video call celebrating the anniversary that he plans to add the “fully fledged” coupling component in 2024, according to Insider, though details on how the singles site might be operated were not revealed.
Maybe he can add recipes to X. We could always use more recipe sites...
 

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Social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, has valued its equity at $19 billion, the company told employees, a year after Elon Musk acquired it in a $44 billion deal.

In an internal note sent to staffers on Monday, the company said it was awarding equity, or restricted stock units, to employees at $45 a share, according to two people familiar with the matter. Based on the employee equity plan, that gives it a valuation of around $19 billion, the document said.

The new valuation, first reported by Fortune, comes a year after Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla chief executive, acquired the company for $44 billion, including $13 billion of debt, just before a tech stock sell-off.
One question here is, is that a real number.
 
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Maybe he can add recipes to X. We could always use more recipe sites...
Hear me out on this. Three words: Pet. Food. Delivery.



It's gonna be HUGE!

* For you youngsters, that's the pets.com sock puppet -- pets.com was sort of the poster child of dot-com bubble/bust 1.0.
 

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"Twitter is now employee owned. Including the debt. PS, you all now owe the Saudis $268,927.48 each, good luck, I'm out."

-- Musk probably, just before jumping in his cybertruck while being pelted by a rain of arrows from anygry employees.
 

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Maybe he can add recipes to X. We could always use more recipe sites...
I foresee complaints from people who've paid Elmo $8.00 for their blue check that, for some reason, no one wants to date them.
 

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I foresee complaints from people who've paid Elmo $8.00 for their blue check that, for some reason, no one wants to date them.
But Blue Checks are well known for pushing and forcing a person onto another person, even if that person does not want it.

Everyone Swiping Right on you (or left, I have no idea), don't worry, Twitter Blue subscribers can chat anyway!

And with Twitter Gold, a Suave AI will set up a meeting and a date for you! Only $16/month!

PS, if you cancel the $16 aubscription, the AI will secretly invade your chats and talk shit ruining your life.
 
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How long would it take the alt-right dudes to notice they have been dating an AI?
If they can make the AI open to doing "illegal things" that AI is normally blocked, then probably a while.
 

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They already have that covered. Twitter lets you hide your blue check.
 
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Because I have Twitter set to show me only people I follow, and have an extensive block-list (compiled before Musk shut off access to the services that made automated shared blocklists possible, so it will become less useful over time) I'm spared the worst of Xitter. But now and again I'm reminded what it's turning into

 

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WtF is that post even on about anyway? 6 digit numbering system??? Germans hate hammers?

Wat?
 
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WtF is that post even on about anyway? 6 digit numbering system???
Haven't heard? Germans can only count to 6 digits. It's why they lost WWII: When their military had reached a total of 999,999 bullets used, they stopped shooting.