40 Burst results for "Lon Musk"

Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on Creative Innovators with Gigi Johnson

Creative Innovators with Gigi Johnson

00:27 min | 2 hrs ago

Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on Creative Innovators with Gigi Johnson

"So has been repeated that something that we all do at some point in time i guess sometimes it gets repeated but now give myself credit an also but more than that in the past not really not believing in myself. I think that's really been the biggest failure. I think i'll be businesswise. I would be much farther ahead. If many years ago. I believed in myself more but now I really do not believe. I don't think there's any limits especially with the changes in our economic system in the world and all this new technology being developed and evolving on this New space companies. That are going to be created in the next few years and ai and Implants biotech things. There's really no limit for any of us include myself. It's were really our own imitator at this point we've been talking for a while as well comington future on future a. I will make that a a return engagement to continue talking when you're ready to talk about your ai endeavors as we're near the end is anything we haven't talked about that you'd like to talk about yeah We're alongside everything that we're building. So we're building a product a platform for new artists and labels that we're going to be launching in twenty twenty one eh. It's also sort of invitation. Only sorta like diy service And we're building it in order to Not the artists or labels that we turn away so they can at least seven oppurtunity to use our technology and also use the services that we're going to be putting out to the public in twenty twenty one and twenty twenty two. Someone wanted to connect with you on that or anything else we've talked about. How would you like them to reach out. And who would you like to reach out. Somebody wants to connect with me to send some signals. Now we're in california. That could be anything but yeah no so if anyone wants to connect with me Just reach out to me. I'm really open. i'm really open a love. Meeting new people My email is david h at colonize media dot com or. I'm very easy to find in social media or lengthen. I think music to find you know. We'll put those in the show nuts as well and somebody really wanna meet and actually i offer my friendship too. I want to really elon musk. I thought that's what was coming. I'm not sure. I can help you with that but if anybody else listens to this and would like to make the connection with elon. Musk then reach out as well. Thank you for joining us on this podcast. And i look forward to the rematch. Thank you have an awesome day and an incredible decade thanks. We'll there's the adventure. Hook you on this inspirational. If you are interested. Please find them to participate in their work through our show notes or their social media and.

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Elon Musk loses billions in bitcoin

Squawk Pod

02:48 min | 2 d ago

Elon Musk loses billions in bitcoin

"Joe and andrew. It was just yesterday. That were talking. About how tesla could be making more money from their bitcoin. Investments that one and a half billion dollars that they put in in january. Then they'd be making an all of their cars together. of course it depends on the direction of bitcoin and goes to the whole volatility. And here we are. We're seeing the volatility. What i was just going to mention is the way it is important for. Investors who invest in tesla. We're thinking about bitcoin. The way they account for it is actually very unique. They actually broke right make money. That's the they make money and bitcoin. They actually don't write it up. It will not be reflected in the results per se however if they lose where they bought it add. It is reflected in the numbers. And that's an interesting facet of how companies are starting to think about how you account for this stuff but it's a it's fat profits like berkshire doesn't where you broke out operating profit from investments right and there's a counting in. There's whoa. i just lost my shirt. I mean well counting you lose you. Don't put the money in. So so i don't care how you account for it. You know what i mean. It's like you own enough of that stuff and it starts doing this. I don't get that'll get your tend to just just like the opposite but you know forty seven we're like oh my god forty seven. Can you believe that it wasn't twenty. Eight thousand everybody was when he was at twenty eight thousand melissa and other i think san toy and they said well would you buy the twenty twenty eight thousand after. It's gone up here. I don't know if i buy twenty eight thousand so you know what do you and then went thirty thousand higher than that. It's nutty all in what a month less than a month. And so and then you start to think you know these folks who want to accelerate as a currency you start to think about that right. How how could you. How could you. you're inviting. I thought that was a moment. You gotta differentiate between a currency and something that you used for transactions for currency. If you're holding on your balance sheet you may just be doing it as almost like you talk about short term treasuries would be a currency or maybe you think long term treasuries or maybe you think gold is something you you may not use it for transaction but you may want it representing dollars on your balance sheet representing currency. But but it doesn't mean you using it for transaction all the time. That's why store miami. Right the city of miami though. That's one thought was just the craziest. The idea that they said that if you're an employee of the city and you want to get paid in bitcoin you could do that. Like what.

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Fresh "elon Musk" from AM Tampa Bay

AM Tampa Bay

01:18 min | 4 hrs ago

Fresh "elon Musk" from AM Tampa Bay

"Have another accident in Hillsboro. It's on 56th Street, just north of slide, and then there It's an accident up in the loose area. It's on gun Highway North bound at Van Dyke Road. John Thomas NEWS Radio W F L A A little chilly this morning, but an absolutely wonderful afternoon highs at 77 with lots of sunshine. It's 57 degrees, had news radio wofl, a governor. Dissatisfied response, Ng, responding to criticism that he's favoring communities and zip codes with political donors, rather than those with the most need for the covert vaccine. There's some people who are more upset at me for vaccinating seniors. Then they are for other governors whose policies have killed seniors. And that is a joke. Democratic Congressman Charlie Crist of ST Petersburg's calling for a federal corruption investigation into descent is his policy. Meanwhile, the governor says he's ready to put the Johnson and Johnson vaccine into use in the state. FDA staff says Johnson and Johnson single dose vaccine meets the requirements for emergency use. Officials say it's safe and effective in government to Santa says the state is ready, willing and able to put it into use. The Johnson and Johnson vaccine was found to be 100% effective at preventing death. And virtually 100% effective at preventing hospitalization do to Kobe. So that is a huge, huge win. Speaking in her Nando county, the governor says he's not sure yet exactly how it will be used, but says it will be Reid Shepherd News, radio w F L A. There's a plea deal on the table for the team, known as the celebrity hacker 17 year old Graham Clark of Tampa's accused of breaking into prominent Twitter accounts last summer involves some youthful offender sentencing. If it's accepted. If we could have AH, short turnaround, maybe two weeks, we'll know one way or the other. This was going to resolve. Clark's attorney, David Weisbrod, Clark's been called the mastermind of last July's hack of accounts that included former President Obama, President Biden, Space ex founder Elon Musk and others. He used those accounts to get people to send him crypto currency, and it's said to have made more than $100,000 in just a few hours. Sulfur springs man's accused of breaking into the Senate floor during last month's Capitol Hill riot He's now been let out of jail 38 year old Paul Hodgkin's appeared before a federal judge in Tampa on Wednesday. Hodgkins was caught after a tipster identified him in videos posted to social media sites. He was among four Floridians charged in the capital riot to appear in court this week. Hodgkins was released on $25,000 bond. President Trump's expected to make his first public appearance this weekend in Orlando since his speech just before the Capitol Hill riot he's the main speaker at CPAC ready to put 2020 losses behind them. GOP leaders will gather this evening for the start of the conservative political Action Conference, or CPAC. This is about outlining our plans of winning. Back control the house or the Senate or boat, while senators Rick Scott and Ted Cruz will speak tomorrow, with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo taking to the podium on Saturday. Florida party chairs state Senator Joe Gruner says the highlight will be Sundays return of former President Donald Trump overall, and I think America is ready to see him back out on the stage again, and they're ready to interested to hear what he has to say. I'm Eric Rodriguez. Pinellas County tourism officials say they've been working hard. Making sure spring break visitors know what to expect when it comes to local covert 19 safety requirements. Last year's spring break was cut short by the pandemic. Steve Hayes, the director of visits ST Pete Clearwater, tells news Channel eight Things are gonna be different this year. We're seeing that march will probably be our best month since the pandemic started, County officials say they have no plans to enforce any beach capacity rules this year. Despite the pandemic, a Bay Area university is hiring more than two dozen new professors. Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland has been watching its budget and university proposed. Dr Terry Parker says it has the cash to hire as other colleges are cutting back builds an opportunity timeto higher where we ought to be able to attraction great. Faculty Florida Polly has 25 openings in various disciplines such as engineering, physics and computer science, including artificial intelligence. Find out more by following are beyond the news podcast on the I Heart radio app. Gordon Byrd News radio W F L A. It's 806 It's not good news for business owners. Almost a quarter 24% of people in a bank rate survey say they'll be reluctant to make in person appearances at restaurants, retailers, grocery stores and other businesses, even after getting one of the Corona virus vaccines as they become available. That certainly could delay the economic recovery We've been waiting for, and could delay hiring and the giant services Sector scripts Pharmacy has opened a.

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What Is Clubhouse?

The 3:59

01:12 min | 2 d ago

What Is Clubhouse?

"Folks who aren't As tied into the valley culture As as an we are what is clubhouse. Clubhouse is an audio based invite only chat app. it's basically a social network and it lets people from around the world hop into these virtual rooms and talk about whatever topic they to discuss. And what what's it like to use because it's You know. I think everyone is familiar with chat apps and was zoom in via covered. Saying this is all you're only. It's a little bit different. So what's that experience like so when you log into clubhouse the first thing you see is something that looks a little bit like a news feed but they call it a hallway in the hallway. You're looking at all these different rooms. That are live at the moment and say you can see what people are talking about whether it's Branding and marketing or you know the film industry and you can see how many people are in a room and a few of the names of the people who were there and if you want to actually go inside a room virtually tap on it and you're there with audience in speakers and They're chatting

Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on The Boxer Show

The Boxer Show

00:43 min | 6 hrs ago

Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on The Boxer Show

"Or show use radios. 6 10 w TVN Cities 800. This Ohio City is known for its zoo and the Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. Ken, What is Columbus? Columbus is right. Hey, Feels good, You know, Highway to specifically Columbus. Yeah. You know your big deal when you make it on jeopardy last night, thanks to Matt McCoy for tipping us off because I missed that yesterday, But we were We were just bragging earlier on the show. How You know the beautiful moon That's out this morning. The alarm strong. The late great Neil Armstrong. Great American First human to ever walk on the moon from Ohio. Birthplace of aviation. I don't know. We just got in this proud of Ohio kick this morning, So it's great to have you with us this morning Branded boxer 608 coming up this hour. We're gonna do a deep dive Maurin to some of the headlining news. We'll do some rapid fire, the Franklin County Sheriff's deputy who's facing child porn charges now two more Ohioans being charged in connection with deadly boy. Wait a minute. I'm going from proud of Ohio too despicable of a life so On a serious note. We'll do a deep dive into those stories and just some of the other things that are buzzing this morning as we make our way closer to Friday, and NewsRadio 16 w. T V. M. Our conversation with John Queen who is our tech guru. He's on with this every single week. Nothing like two rich guys fighting one of our conversations, but also you're starting to see this more Maurine. The news, too, in the investigation continues. Into the solar winds hack and this is the hack that is compromised over 100 companies nationwide in this country. We're talking government agencies to But now we find that this solar winds hag is now more serious than what we thought. John. Right? Well, there were some interesting things that came up in. They had hearings yesterday and that and they had Microsoft up there. They had some other other folks as well that we're in Cyber security area. One of the companies that didn't show up kind of made more news by not showing up when they were asked to show up And that was Amazon. It turns out that Amazon Web services a W s, That's the back and for a ton of services now that you and I use on everybody uses across the United States. And everywhere. Actually, they were on the back end computers. Their services were used T power this hack because it would happen. Wow. And if you think about it for those that don't know, AWS Amazon Web services is really the financial engine behind that company. Yes, you When you think of Amazon, you think groceries and you know they pretty much last check. They might make a little bit of a prophet, but they're big profit is AWS right? That's a huge division for them. And actually, Microsoft has its own similar competitors, as sure as well. That does exactly the same thing. Basically. You know Google's tried to get in the business as well, sort of behind them a little bit, so there's competition that's going on there. But often you know, eight of the U. S. Has been used for other kinds of hacks to people people. Hackers in Europe would get fake credit cards. A storm credit card numbers, used them to open a W s accounts and then use those accounts to attack corporate systems to steal more information, So it's not new. But it's something that Amazon is sort of gotten away with. And no one is really called him on it, and they're no penalties. So you know they do what they do. Speaking of Jeff Bezos, Amazon it two things. He's being looked at a rumored to be buying the Washington football team. I don't know if you heard about that, and now he's may be fighting with the line musk a little bit what we know they've had some squabbles, but a lot must gave a brief but loaded comment to the pose, which Bay Zoe's owns this week. When the newspaper reached out over a story written about him and he said, quote, give my regards to your puppet Master. I'm sorry you felt look, Elon Musk is a genius. He's out there. But you can't help put, you know, not love him. I just eat just the things that he says, especially on Twitter. I too am or just out there. Have to wonder what he's doing. Yeah, I mean, there's there's a lot of yuan stuff that goes on a little bit of into the conspiracy theory and cove. It isn't real and smoking giant doobies on, you know, podcast, So got some odd things going on there. On the other hand, you know you do You have successes like space sex, Starla StarLink that I'm actually testing right now is a really interesting way to start. Is it working? John? Is startling, working, handsome had some mixed results in the country. There was a lot of snow over the weekend seem to do okay with that. But it seems to be tracking different satellites, and sometimes it sees some trees as an obstruction and sometimes not. It needs a lot of open space right now, but They're launching more satellites like every week. Almost. I know that that may improve the speeds, though, are pretty remarkable. You get like 25 megabits per second pretty easily. Maybe fasten it. And if you compare that to a DSL line, which is like, you know, 300 something. It's like nothing. I'm so big solution. We have farms on the outskirts of it. I think west of Marysville that area, maybe even Union county that are using StarLink and I think there's a contract with the state of Ohio. They're using Starling. So I want to go on one of those farms and just see how awesome it is to keep us updated on that. They speaking of Ah, Space X. Did you see perseverance The rover on Mars, one of the first colored pictures from Mars, just breathtaking of Mars right now? Yeah, I was one of those nerds. There's you know, there's an 11 this this huge delay in transmitting information, but I was one of those nearest to watch the control room at least react to it. Landing on Mars. Because it's such a risky maneuver. This whole skyhook crane that they slow it down really rapidly. And then just before they hit the ground, the crane drops it down gently on tips like that. Amazing. Well, well, Here's the description you're going 12,000 MPH. And you have seven minutes to go from 12,000 MPH down to a little under two MPH and then bam! You land but not just family handing. You need to slow and smooth, like smooth jazz land. Yeah, And that picture too. If you look at that picture, it looked to me like they're right next to what would have not being the most ideal place to land. It's kind of rough, Rocky area to one side. Nice that boy, if they were off by a few feet could be in a lot of damage done to the vehicle. John Queen, our tech guru on NewsRadio, 16 w T. V. And, Hey, I've got two minutes left with you so quickly. I want to get to The Facebook drama..

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Should the US Federal Reserve Buy Bitcoin?

The Breakdown with NLW

03:07 min | 3 d ago

Should the US Federal Reserve Buy Bitcoin?

"Why the us needs. Bitcoin elon musk and other. Vip's have endorsed it. Here's why the federal reserve should seriously consider btc for its balance sheet. The united states will adopt bitcoin as a reserve asset. Why because it is unequivocally in strategic interest to do so. The question is not if this will happen but when whether it happens within twelve months to years five years or ten years will have major implications for us positioning for decades failure to embrace bitcoin sooner rather than later will damage strategic interests and benefit rivals. Adopting at first by examining how the us and other countries manage their reserve assets. Today we can already see the logic for this transition to occur golden empire today the us hold two hundred sixty one. Million troy ounces. Eight thousand one hundred and thirty-three metric tons of gold or about four hundred and seventy five billion worth this makes the us the largest holder of gold in the world by a wide margin with over two times the amount of the next largest holder germany. Historically there was a very good reason for the us to own gold the us dollar was pegged to its value yet. The us broke with the gold standard in nineteen seventy-one ushering in the fiat currency age that has existed ever since. So why exactly the. Us and other countries continue to own all this gold here. Some of the reasons provided directly from central bankers themselves. Gold is the defacto safe haven asset. It is an insurance policy against any major economic. Monetary or geopolitical shifts given gold's ample liquidity and universal appeal countries can easily liquidate it for other assets in turbulent times. Gold is both independent of any given country's economic or monetary policies while also having a fixed supply on earth with relatively stable supply growth making it an ideal hedge against both monetary inflation and fluctuations in other reserve assets. Gold is viewed as nobody's liability. It cannot be frozen in a bank account or defaulted on when frictions between countries arise combined these reasons with the cultural importance of gold and it's uncontroversial to say that having more golden everyone else is a very good thing. Fort knox two point. Oh bitcoin similarities. To gold are well-documented. Earning it the appropriate nickname of digital gold yet. Bitcoin shares many similarities with cluding scarcity. Stable supply inflation fungibility durability. It also makes major improvements over golden some key areas when gold is in high demand. Minors are incentivized to dig up more of it increasing its supply. Bitcoin supply does not change in the face of demand making it less inflationary and more predictable far easier and cheaper to verify the authenticity of bitcoin. Gold bitcoin is much easier to transfer than gold and cost much. Less to store securely. Bitcoin is easily divided whereas gold is not for these reasons a rapidly increasing number of people companies and institutional investors agree that having more bitcoin than everyone else is a very good thing today. This includes the world's richest man highly conservative long-term thinking asset managers industry-leading companies and the most prominent macro investors in the

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Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on The Eric Metaxas Show

The Eric Metaxas Show

00:56 min | 8 hrs ago

Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on The Eric Metaxas Show

"No, I mean, I mean, really, I mean, really, Of course I'm joking. But the reason we do have people here tonight I want to know is my question. What is Elon Musk really like that Z. I hope you don't feel used, but that's just the way it is. Um There's Ah, We've got a number of special guests here tonight. I won't point you out unless you're in Coulter, who is sitting right over there. She's here with her boyfriend, Jimmie JJ Walker from Good times. Did Dyn O mite is is in the house and I'm sorry. Am I embarrassing you and have you put on weight? What the hell happened? Unbelievable. Wow. I think you got a boyfriend. You could eat. I mean, come on, anyway, I'm so grateful. It and still might be my friend and Following tonight's conversation, Peter not gonna conversation up here. I think most of you know, Peter has to leave immediately. I guess he's catching a bus at the Port.

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Elon Musk risking the wrath of US authorities with Bitcoin tweets

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

01:38 min | 4 d ago

Elon Musk risking the wrath of US authorities with Bitcoin tweets

"Elon. Musk's tesla converted some of its balance sheet cash into bitcoin. Earlier this year and said it would start. Accepting the digital tokens as payment by the way. Elon musk who has now. Apparently the richest man in the world He's been commenting about bitcoin and fiat money on his twitter profile. That was a good. I mean he's been trashing on government. Money okay so surprised that he didn't look at the technology more closely though and say okay there are more than one. There's more than one way to process transactions and. They're not doing enough to be worth that. Well they may have sorry to say that but he may have actually looked at the technology because if you look at some of his recent comments and i'll pull them up here. He's not exactly a huge fan of bitcoin. What were you gonna say. Yes so i think i think people don't necessarily understand why people find cryptocurrency so interesting and valuable and it comes down to. I think what he ultimately comes down to is dollar dollar. Was what you call dollar cost. Averaging that's a good strategy. So yeah. I mean i don't even see it as an investment strategy so it is but okay so basically if you have crypto and you have in your pocket let's say right and you can't actually put crypt on your pocket. Whatever you need figure stripping that Okay and you have dollars in your pocket right. Well if you're spending if you move those dollars over to the crypto pocket and you spend crypto instead of holding those dollars over time you'll actually end up with more money

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Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on BTV Simulcast

BTV Simulcast

00:30 min | 12 hrs ago

Fresh update on "elon musk" discussed on BTV Simulcast

"Curious. If you think that's the right move. We were just having an interesting conversation with A Rod Alex Rodriguez. You know, amidst this controversy about some, you know, with some folks saying that, you know, life would be better without specs that just coming from Warren Buffett's right hand Charlie Munger today I think the quality of the company matters more than whether it's a speck or not. I think anything that becomes a fad tends to Bring a lot of stuff along with it. 23 needs a real company with real data That's doing real research. And so you know, I think That the reality specs, specs kind of streamline. The ability to go public, and if it's a good company, that's great. If it's not a good company, then be wary, just like any other investment. Right now. You also have invested heavily in aerospace and curious, you know, with, you know the successes of space sex the quest to Mars. Where do you think We should be placing our bets. What should we leave? We be washing in the space race now. We should look carefully for good management. There's there's again. There's a lot of interesting space startups. They tend to be run. More by engineers. Often, some of the biotech companies are run by scientists who are not necessarily the best managers. But I think ultimately Yeah. House and health care on Earth is really important. So is kind of a human destiny, too. Travel to Mars and elsewhere. I mean, it's It's half a joke. It's Jeffrey. We need a backup plan it and personally I hope to retire on Mars. Not not too soon, but eventually Really one when I'm ready. Why? Why? Why do you want to retire on Mars? When you get really old, one third of her scrap. It is actually really handy. You can stand up straighter because you don't waste much. And as I said, I want to retire. Several decades from now, at which point with Lux. The place will be ready for me and one way trip. It's it's It's a pretty boring long trip, so you know No, I want to go there when I don't really want to come back. And, you know, maybe I'll just be watching Netflix the whole time because All right. Well, we will pass on your readiness to Elon Musk, either. Dyson of Wellville long contact Investor. Thank you so much for joining us. All right, still ahead, making air Taxi's a mainstream reality. Tech veteran Reid Hoffman taking Jobe Aviation public in another SPAC deal we're gonna hear from Joe Bee's executive chair. Next. This is Bloomberg. Everyone seems to have an opinion about who's in who's out. And what comes next. We have a virus that is actually expanding their shots stopped about 70% of participants from falling ill. Our advice rely on Leon, the most accurate sources were thrilled at the World Bank chief economist could join us this morning. That's what we do to governor. What's the situation with your hospital's Bloomberg radio? The Bloomberg business happened. Bloomberg radio Com Bloomberg.

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Elon Musk says bitcoin seems high after surpassing $1 trillion market value

Bloomberg Best

00:18 sec | 4 d ago

Elon Musk says bitcoin seems high after surpassing $1 trillion market value

"Bitcoin surged to another record today after reaching more than $1 trillion in market value for the first time. In a tweet, Elon Musk said. Bitcoin price is quote seem high. The world's richest person was replying to Peter Schiff, a crypto skeptic and gold bug, who said gold is better than Bitcoin and Fiat

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Elon Musk says bitcoin seems high after surpassing $1 trillion market value

KYW 24 Hour News

00:43 sec | 5 d ago

Elon Musk says bitcoin seems high after surpassing $1 trillion market value

"$1 trillion for the first time. The biggest Cryptocurrency has been on a roll over the past year and has nearly doubled in value since the start of 2021. Institutional investors have been increasingly accepting Bitcoin and Tesla gave the crypto market of big boost with its $1.5 billion investment into Bitcoin. Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tweeted that while he's not a crypto evangelist, he thinks that Bitcoin is a less dumb form of liquidity than cash. The blistering rally that continues to captivate investors now has a single Bitcoin worth more than $55,000 Bitcoin traded for a few cents for several years after its debut more than a decade ago.

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Tesla gets some Texans through the cold nights

The KDKA Radio Morning News

00:34 sec | Last week

Tesla gets some Texans through the cold nights

"Power out to millions of Texans, it's still very cold there, and someone found a really unique way to stay warm. Your CBS is. Debra Rodriguez, one of Texas's newest resident, says he found a solution when the power went out in Austin during the winter storm this week in a tweet Elon Musk revealed that when they ran out of gas and fire, would his wife their baby and the dog put their Tesla on camp mode and moved in. Feature lets you use the cars climate control for more than a day without depleting the battery. Other Texans posted similar tweets. They're Tesla's got them through the cold Nights as well. Deborah

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Jeff Bezos Passes  Elon Musk  as Richest Person in the World

South Florida's First News with Jimmy Cefalo

00:26 sec | Last week

Jeff Bezos Passes Elon Musk as Richest Person in the World

"Chef Bezos once again the richest person on earth, Test one space ex CEO Elon Musk recently surpassed him. But Tesla's shares dropped 2.4% Tuesday, setting Musk's fortune back more than $4.5 billion, And that's where Miami Palmetto senior High valedictorian steps back into the number one spot he previously held for over three years. With a net worth of $191.2 billion. Bezos, now best musk by nearly a billion bucks.

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Jeff Bezos overtakes Elon Musk to reclaim spot as world's richest person

Colorado's Morning News with April Zesbaugh and Marty Lenz

00:29 sec | Last week

Jeff Bezos overtakes Elon Musk to reclaim spot as world's richest person

"Bezos of Amazon and Tesla's Elon Musk have been going back and forth lately based on how their company's stock is doing yesterday, Tesla's share price dropped by nearly 2.5% that results in a paper lost the musk of more than $4.5 billion and puts bays owes back in the top spot where he's been for most of the last three years. Jeff Bezos, now as a net worth a little more than $191 billion, about a billion dollars in chump change more than hell on musk. Financial officials in the government don't seem

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Elon Musk invites Vladimir Putin for a conversation on Clubhouse

The KFBK Morning News

00:27 sec | Last week

Elon Musk invites Vladimir Putin for a conversation on Clubhouse

"Russia is open two billion are Elon Musk request to speak with President Vladimir Putin on the social media app clubhouse, the Kremlin spokesperson told reporters Monday. The proposal was interesting, but they need to figure out what they would get out of the conversation. Musk invited Putin to join him for a chat Saturday on Twitter, using clubhouse a quickly growing app that his audio only Tesla and space ex CEO said in Russian, It would be a great honor to speak with you.

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Tesla buys $1.5 billion in bitcoin, plans to accept it as payment

Unconfirmed: Insights and Analysis From the Top Minds in Crypto

01:42 min | Last week

Tesla buys $1.5 billion in bitcoin, plans to accept it as payment

"Let's start with the big news this week. Tesla by one point. Five billion dollars worth of bitcoin and also added bitcoin. S a form of payment. You started genesis as the first digital asset trading desk all the way back in twenty thirteen which was quite a different era in bitcoin and the industry back then looked quite different. And so i just want her given your experience in the trenches of this industry for so long what would you say is his significance of tesla. The biggest companies in the world putting some of its reserves in a bitcoin. So you're right We started the first otc desk. Bitcoin back in two thousand thirteen. Call eight years ago. Now and you know if you were to say. Hey you know tesla or any company like that would be putting bitcoin onto the corporate balance sheet back then. I don't think i would believe right. You think about trading firms you'd think about asset managers and hedge funds corporates at the of target audience certainly at the time And you know. But like and. I'm excited to talk about this. Because the tesla thing is is is a result right. It's it's a build up in an evolution of the asset class as well as the market infrastructure which led to tesla's investment than in on. Bitcoin got announced this week. Insult it's certainly come a tremendous you know you're and in progress within the ecosystem and and the exciting thing about it is yes. It's great elon. Musk and tesla a billion and a half big number. This is just the beginning

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Clubhouse counts Oprah, Elon Musk and Zuck as members. What is it?

The 3:59

03:58 min | 2 weeks ago

Clubhouse counts Oprah, Elon Musk and Zuck as members. What is it?

"Give you a virtual walk through of clubhouse is savvy reporter aaron carson welcome. Thanks for having me. So first of all for folks who aren't as tied into the silicon valley culture As as we are what is clubhouse. Clubhouse is an audio based invite only chat app. It's basically a social network and lets people from around the world hop into these virtual rooms and talk about whatever topic they wanted to guess. And what what's it like to use because it's You know. I think everyone familiar with chat apps and was zoom in via covered. Saying this is all only. It's a little bit different. So what's that experience like so when you log into clubhouse the first thing you see is something that looks a little bit like a news feed but they call it a hallway and in the hallway. You're looking at all these different rooms. That are alive at the moment. And say you can see what people are talking about whether it's Something like branding and marketing or the film industry and you can see how many people are in a room and a few of the names of the people who were there and if you want to actually go inside a room. Virtually tap on it and you're their waste audience in speakers and they're chatting away so it's a what is it like in one of those rooms is our is. Everyone's speaking is a dynamic discussion between multiple people or is it more like a lecture hall style. You're saying some it depends a little bit on how the room is set up. Generally what you have is an audience in a stage and there are typically moderators. Who were kind of running the show so in a room. That's set up to be a little bit more of a discussion. Let's say that people are talking about something that you want to contribute some opinion too. You can press a button and raise your hand in a moderator. Might let you on stage and then you essentially have talking privileges but there are other events that are more set up like a panel that you might go to a conference so you might have some folks on stage three or four talking about a certain thing in your role is just to kind of hang out in the audience lesson yeah. I was scrolling through clubhouse last night. Actually china look at different topics. A lot of it was like marketing. A lot of it was silicon valley. Step i don't know if it's just the people follow but like the topics weren't ones. I necessarily want like commit time to like listen to but it's definitely an interesting concept of another way to bring people together what. I don't know if you could explain to me why it's gotten so popular why it's gotten so much buzz. I think there are three main things at work. I think that you know. Read out of the gate. This is something that launched in march and this is right as the pandemic was happening and so at a time when we can't actually been be in a room with other people. I think there's a certain appeal for being able to be in a room even if it's virtual and hear all these other voices in conversation and whatnot. Do we might not be getting right now. A second point is that this has attracted a lot of kind of notable names from both hollywood and silicon valley. And i think for a lotta people. They've sent it feels a little bit like the early days of twitter where you're on twitter. So is your favorite. You know actor and filmmaker and whoever else feels a little bit more even you know in terms of of access. It feels like a party to. Maybe you want to be at right. And then i think the third element to this is exclusivity. it's the kind of scarcity that creates demand because this is invite only. It's still in beta and so you have to know somebody who was on the app in order to get an invitation so it kind of makes you feel like there's there's something cool going on and you would like to be there to check

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Musk's Tesla says it invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin

Squawk Pod

01:00 min | 2 weeks ago

Musk's Tesla says it invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin

"It was just about twenty three hours ago. That a tesla regulatory filing revealed that the company bought one and a half billion dollars in bitcoin and said that'd explained to accept bitcoin as payment in the future for cars since then. The price of bitcoin has soared setting a new high at around forty. Seven thousand. five hundred dollars. That's right forty. Seven thousand five hundred dollars even after the gains. We saw yesterday up by about another five point three percent today. We're also watching. The price of does coin shot higher after supportive tweets by elon. Musk rapper snoop dogg and kiss rocker. Gene simmons but android guests that. The biggie here is really elon. Musk matt levine. A columnist wrote a really interesting column. About how in the market these days it's not fundamentals that are driving things but proximity to elon. Musk and i thought that was pretty accurate. Given some of the swings we have seen recently oddly enough. He is not automatic right but oddly enough he is right in this case. Oh evan just proximity proximity

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Buzzy new social media app Clubhouse appears to have been blocked in China

Morning Edition

00:54 sec | 2 weeks ago

Buzzy new social media app Clubhouse appears to have been blocked in China

"China is blocking the social media APP clubhouse, NPR's Emily Fang reports. The APP exploded in popularity this month with users across greater China and Taiwan. Well Pastor Golf in China after Elon Musk gave a talk in the invite only app last month. Chinese users then joined clubhouse by the thousands every hour to discuss sensitive topics. Topics that included relations with Taiwan, which China has threatened to invade and master tensions in the region of Xinjiang. Chinese Internet remains heavily censored so direct online interactions between mainland Chinese, Hong Kong and Taiwan, the citizens are difficult. Clubhouse provided a limited window for these groups to talk. It is only available to iPhone users with non Chinese APP stores, a demographic that does Q upper middle class. But this brief moment of open has ended. China blocked clubhouse and Monday, meaning it is no longer accessible on Chinese

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Jeff Bezoss second act

Reset

05:11 min | 2 weeks ago

Jeff Bezoss second act

"Now. That jeff bezos is leaving his role as amazon ceo. Everyone's wondering what the future holds for one of the wealthiest people in the world. In fact this doesn't mean bazo stepping out of the spotlight at all. It's actually more likely that his spotlight will just be getting larger joining me to discuss. This is recode teddy cypher. Hey so does this. News about basil's mean less pressure on him overall. Or any less scrutiny. I think you can make a good argument. That scrutiny on basis himself is actually going to increase even though he's no longer. Ceo of amazon. You know this is somebody who has become a symbol in some ways of of one extreme in american capitalism He's now the second wealthiest person. I don't think that's going to mean that much less scrutiny. But obviously you know he's gonna fade right. When amazon is called a testify on capitol hill. it probably won't be jeff bezos. Who's gonna be there it'll be successor. Andy jazzy but bezos is going to be under a lot of pressure to do good for the world with this money. Which is something. That basis is going to have to navigate so i don't think he's fading from from public eye. He's going to be executive chairman of the company. And now he's going to have to answer questions about him as a person in a way that he has only really begun to over the last couple of years. Basil's actually has reputation for not sharing his money. He hasn't signed the giving pledge he hasn't promised to give away all of his money in his lifetime. Do you think that he'll finally start stepping up and becoming a big time. Philanthropist like some of beers bill gates and otherwise so basis over the last few years has started to part with more and more of his fortune as scrutiny has been increasing on him. You know the biggest commitment in charity last year from anybody was ten billion dollars that basis set aside for climate change research which is a huge amount of money. He also a couple of years ago. Set aside two billion dollars for a homelessness initiatives and for a series of montessori preschools. He's developing so. I think you could definitely say five years ago. That he was not on the scene but now he he's emerging on it and look. I mean there's still a lot more money to go. I mean two hundred billion dollars is hard get rid of it really is but he is As becoming more and more famous. I think you see him starting to understand that you can't really get away with being so parsimonious just as a lot of pressure rummy whether whether that's Motivating him or you know. His belief in the causes motivating him. There is indisputable public pressure. When you're the richest person not just one of many which people now. What about his space boundary. Gms bezos has said in the past that he wants to spend the majority or could spend the majority of his money on blue origin. He founded the company a long time ago. Can you remind us what the company is. What has been doing sure so. Basis has been selling a billion dollars a year of amazon shares to finance blue origin and blue origin is actually two decades old. I think we forget that this has been around for way longer than his philanthropic projects Blue origin is Spacecraft company that's trying to commercialize private speech travel It's frequently said in the same breath as spacex. Which is the private space travel company financed by a different tack. Billionaire the only person who's in the same stratosphere wealth as him Hummus elon musk. So musk in. Bezos are two billionaires who are at the forefront of private investment in space now. I'm not an expert on everything Space related but generally blue origin is seen as lagging spacex. Now is that because betas an financing and enough orient spend enough time on it if that is the case then you gotta feel good about Future given that basis has a lot of money leftovers. We just talked about and that he is going to be spending more time on his hands to to maybe dig into this. So you've got the philanthropist bezos the star man and potentially base the media mogul any insight into what he wants to do at the washington post. Yeah those are the three Three doors jeff as is gonna walk through over the next couple of decades. He's only h fifty seven so he's got a long time to go. Basil's bought the post. I guess now seven eight years ago in what is now seen as as a bargain deal. Probably you know he gets high marks for overseeing the post. It's you know he's given it a lot of runway. It is now profitable You know it's obviously facing uncertain. Future like all big media. Companies are after the trump era can the heap subscriptions coming At a same clip can the key public interest in their work. As high as it's been over the last few years oppose searching for new editor which is going to be a process that i imagine basis will be involved with in some capacity and look he. He has said that this is part of his work to defend kind of american democracy so I don't know if he's an invest more money in the post now profitable. It's privately held but he will probably be more available for phone calls if anyone has a neon complaints about washington post stories

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Why Tesla Bought $1.5 Billion in Bitcoin

WSJ Tech News Briefing

03:54 min | 2 weeks ago

Why Tesla Bought $1.5 Billion in Bitcoin

"In an annual filing tesla revealed yesterday that it had bought one point five billion dollars in bitcoin. The company also said that it plans to start accepting the crypto currency as a payment method for its product soon. This is a big step. Not just for tesla bitcoin. So let's turn to our markets reporter caitlin nostra for more. Hey caitlin thanks for joining me. Thanks for having me. So what do we know about this strategy behind this purchase. What is tesla for here. So we've seen a lot of companies recently moved to start. Adding bitcoin to some of their holdings in a lot of it has just been diversification so instead of holding a treasury bond that may be offers significantly less yield than it used to. We're seeing people want to You know find other ways of storing some of their value at the same point saw so a little bit of almost a political statement. That you have elon. Musk and other. Bitcoin opponents who have for years been saying you know this is the future of this is a great asset that you should be invested in and very fully. We've seen some companies can jump on board with that idea. And so tesla is simply the latest in a line that has included square inc for one example but at the same point you know tesla is investing significantly more bitcoin than than many of these other companies. Have and you know. Of course. this move isn't altogether out of left field as you mentioned you know people who follow tesla's. Ceo elon. Musk on twitter. Probably remember that. He's expressed interest in cryptocurrencies. Before can you just remind us what we've seen from him. Yeah i mean for instance. Last month you had on change his twitter bio to read hashtag bitcoin. I mean he has. Long been a proponent of crypto currencies not just bitcoin. He's been having a little bit of fun on twitter lately with a meam. Crypto currency called doj queen. But you've seen him oil lobby in the past the the idea that bitcoin is something that we should be looking at in. There's been a few times that he's on it in the past on twitter but elon. Musk his following his persona even if he is joking about something it draws attention and it can make something more valuable and part of the concern a little bit with elon. Musk is that He has gotten into the trouble with the se in the past regarding some of his tweets about tesla he was even if not tweeting directly about bitcoin right before this he was adding it to his twitter bio and we don't know quite what date he bought and so there's a lot of people who are a little bit concerned that you know the sec. Poke at this and be a little bit concerned. You know we. We don't know if anything's happening or you know what might happen. But that is a concern always on the investor side right and going a little deeper on that risk piece you know. We've been watching bitcoin for a few years. Now i think a big takeaway is that this is a really palatal form of currency as mentioned you. We've seen it reach astronomical heights over the course of a few months. Maybe depending on who's tweeting about it and then crash and lose it all so just. How risky is this. Move from tesla. Yeah i mean look it if it winds up where bitcoin keeps going up. Then it's very good. Move for tesla but as you mentioned You know bitcoin cryptocurrencies. It's really volatile. Because i'm like a traditional currency of the dollar or the euro it's not trading off the fundamentals of what is the federal reserve doing with interest rates. Would the the be doing. And so because of that. It winds up being a lot. More volatile than traditional currencies that companies usually keep in store so if it winds up crashing. You know that's going to be a loss that tesla is going to have to write off a set an depreciation of the value of all the bitcoin that they bought in january that they're going have to deal with but same point. If it rises. That could be played for them. It's just you don't know quite what's going to happen. It's a larger. it's that many companies have been relatively conservative with how much they've added as of late

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Tesla buys Bitcoin: Elon Musk's plunge into BTC

The Trader Cobb Crypto Podcast

05:34 min | 2 weeks ago

Tesla buys Bitcoin: Elon Musk's plunge into BTC

"I twenty four hours we've had since loss on. Look the biggest thing really to speak has been the involvement of tesla in tribe. Of course been talking tweeting. A i guess talking and tweeting Quite a bit about the Dosage pretty much about dodge With hashtag bitcoin as his twitter description. Of what you want to call it now. I'm market is currently sitting just shy of one point four trillion dollars. This is huge. It's huge for all of us. All of us that have been around for a wall. He's in for those of you. That are relatively new to this by. It's huge for you as well. This is the reason why she age. You've got it's six one white half a dozen the other whether he's the wealthiest man in the world next to jeff basil's. I couldn't give to hurts about that. The fact is you've got a rebel entrepreneur who is willing to put himself on the law. He sold pipe off. I think he's a hundred ten million and what he did was invested in the tesla and spice x and barred money inside on couches. Now this is sort of man that is not in anything for the money. This is a man who has a drive. he has a purpose. And after that i he is. He's kind of just want say something. You've never seen before. But certainly the level of entrepreneurship. I haven't seen before in my been rating books and being involved with a lot sorts of stuff. Since i was about fifteen years old when i read zig ziglar top was offered to me by my very first mental. And it's it's quite. It's quite an extraordinary thing as far as long consent to how somebody who is so different and so different. I guess it's not just about money. The guy puts it all on the line. He he he i mean. He smoked a joint. With joe rogan. I mean the guy. He's a rug. He's is mac villian. He does what he wants. He is the person the creek di really represents. All sorry hayes to his now become the person that he's a spokesperson he is. know bang. And it wasn't just because he bought does all. He talked diet and put hashtag bitcoin. It was because now. The tesla i look. Let's be honest about this Point five billion dollars of bitcoin. That's the mall when it comes to capital but if you dig a little bit deeper and you start rain in between the law ends of how long he's been talking about cryptocurrency and how he's involved with non himself i assure you i'm sure he's involved wrestling. But with tesla sought on one unravel that a little bit now show Some studies going to accept bitcoin. And if you can see what lamborghini days when you know in two thousand and seventeen where land beginning saw accept. Bitcoin is pilot for the motor vehicles. That mccain win lamb by you know. There's always named saddam about lamborghinis. Lamborghini didn't back bitcoin that he's accepted. You're going on mosque now. Who has not accepted it. But he hasn't accepted yet but he's backed it by going into now. There will be a time. I am fairly sure of where any touchstone believe. I haven't read everything about it. I caught the busy day where they'll accept bitcoin and at time you gotta think about. What is the community. Give the community gives back to those at help the community gripe and i think it's an absolute bloody moss strike because as this new you know parade on the finance and whatnot comes around. I forget the taxi high tells them what not hide airbnb only different places the So try to fought against Progressional spurs part of this put. The banks don't like bitcoin and it's because the bank's can saving obviously threat to to their empire. You're gonna moscow's out there doing his thing and there's a lot a big millionaires billionaires that have been created three bitcoin cryptocurrency if he's going to accept bitcoin as a method of pilot. Then i think it's an absolute buddy. Moss destroyed for him to put one point five billion in to tuzla in in bitcoin. I'm and maybe he'll go more possible trends. I'm sure he certainly thinking about on the dan if he's not but that one point five billion he's already put in would probably you know what he'll pick up if he accepts. Bitcoin will be far more than one. Point five billion dollars in sales now whether you look at him as the master of you know the universal massive pot of cryptocurrency. Now it's just a smart

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Bitcoin prices soar as Tesla says it bought $1.5 billion worth

Geek News Central

00:41 sec | 2 weeks ago

Bitcoin prices soar as Tesla says it bought $1.5 billion worth

"Your elon. Musk bought one point. Five billion dollars worth of cryptocurrency. It didn't make the news thing today. But i saw that on some newsflash on my phone today. I wanted to load that. Because i see if i can find it but one point five billion dollars in cryptocurrency and see if i can find it. Yeah a filing this main. A tesla's bought one point. Five billion worth of bitcoin said will start accepting. Bitcoin is a payment method for its products in the future. That's crazy

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"elon musk" Discussed on Recode Decode

Recode Decode

05:16 min | 8 months ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Recode Decode

"With Elon Musk from November of two thousand eighteen. Kate is Halloween night and I have gotten my treat, which is asking for a while I'm here with Elon Musk at the headquarters of Tesla. Has that right? The right pronounces it Tesla Tesla. Whatever? Caution was great. Thank you address this lesbian from. San Francisco. That's what I look like I'm here delicious coffee. We're going to have a long discussion about all kinds of things. been very nice to do this in the evening here and we've been chatting about all kinds of things, but we're GONNA. Get into it really quickly and talk about Tesla and SPACEX. We're GONNA. Talk about this year. We're going to talk about the boring company and anything else. allowed to talk about because people like to hear you talk, so let's start from the beginning about this year, okay? You've getting some very interesting interviews. You've gotten on twitter. Made some mistakes. What's okay? Let's talk about star with twitter. What would I have an obsession with twitter to in an addiction? How do you look at that with you? What is going on? What's going on? I mean aside from from what happens with you in twitter. Well, I. I tweet interesting things pretty much as they come to me and. You know probably not much of a filter I find it entertaining. Like all other people might find the center -taining. Sometimes, they do right and sometimes. Yeah, it's pretty random. Just at night. What are you at home? You're doing this, yeah? Mostly. Mostly at home, it's mostly I. Think I spent a lot less time on twitter than probably think maybe. Fifteen, ten fifteen minutes or something? Yeah, well, people pay attention when you do that. Yeah It's pretty interesting. What my like most people I'm most interested in I mean elected like some little tweet about of. That was it but it was like low case I black heart enemy. like everyone loved that one of those my most popular tweets all right. What about the things they didn't love. Are you under strict orders not to do that? Is that correct we will be? Will you have to change your twitter behavior? Not really not really under the recent settlement. You aren't you don't have to be careful about what you tweet if it's anime. That's one thing. But, it's just business you can't. Now I think it's mostly just if there's something that might cause a substantial movement in the stock during trading hours. That's about it. That's about it, so you can't do that without somebody getting mad. Yeah, okay well. That's a lot of people. WHO WOULD YOU CONSIDER IT? I'M GONNA get off in a second, but do you consider it a communications medium? How do you look at it? I mean a lot of us it that way I use it that way. Awfully. Donald trump uses it that way. How do you look at I? Look at it as a way to learn things. Stay sort of like kind of stay in touch with. What's happening? It's like it feels like dipping into the flow of consciousness of society That's what it feels like and then. It's like we can wear like a guest sized sometimes. Use Twitter to express. Myself and and that's a weird thing to do I suppose not too much. I mean it is and I. Think some of The Times is very funny other times. It's not so funny, is there? Okay all right all right, but when you do it in I'm not going to get the SEC because I I understand. You can't talk about that very much nothing to do with that although you did tweak them in one of your tweets, but at some point that will stop. You you made some remark lenders so many tweets that you do that so obnoxious it's it's hard to know there's an obnoxious tweeted. It was yes, it was oh. Don't do that. I forgot what you. WanNa. Look at your tackling on Halloween. But the ones that I think I do want to ask about is the press you pick up. You pick fights with the press over twitter, and then you have all your fans of which there are many. Are you aware of what they do once you start them off. Well, I think I mean say my my regard for the press has has dropped quite dramatically. Explain that place. there. The the amount of untruthful stuff that has written is unbelievable. Wall Street Journal Front page article about like the FBI is closing in. That is utterly false. That's absurd to print less. Such a falsehood on the front page of a major newspaper is outrageous. Why are they even journalists? Why do you understand you hit tension the mural people. But you understand the mood in this country around the press, and the dangers of attacking especially when the president is doing that in quite an aggressive enemy of the state and everything else it. It's disturbing when someone like us, a leader does that to our goes along with it, sure the press to be honest and truthful, okay and research their articles. And correct things properly when there are false all right which they don't do okay, but I'm asking if you understand where of course I do, and what do you think of that? Are you worried about unleashing dangerous cycle? That is a lot of the presser worried about I suggest. To heart and do better. What about with Donald? Trump does about enemy of the people. You look at it that way. No. How do you just you don't like falsehoods?.

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"elon musk" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

Behind the Bastards

04:24 min | 9 months ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

"Did it in like this on this island off the coast of Hawaii, and like lived on this primitive humid like base for years like didn't have like things that people normally need to have to be comfortable. They didn't see their family for like months or even years at a time they sacrificed their health and social lives, because these like they believed in the dream of human spaceflight. We're back. Listeners will hear the seamless, but we just had an interruption for a mystery and none of you will ever know, and it's an it's. It's an it you you won't. We're not gonNA tell suckers. FUCKERS! Fuckers by liking my work. Set Suckers, but you really went to hard. I turned it into five learned. Yeah, the key to keeping an audience is to be like a little bit abusive to them. You know like nagging neck the audience. When you do that because they feel like. We can take it. We're tough and then they send you more I. It's weird. You guys have a beautiful love do. I abused them and they send me knives, and that is the healthiest relationship in my. Son Robert A for me I would take it just stuff. I. Was Not considered in this factor, but. Do you want a nice? No, no that I'm not giving you so many. Ships that wasn't part of that most functional. All Your podcasts? I know I know see. That's because I have bitterly torpedo my relationships, but. You know the the problem, the real problem with this line of jokes. Sophia, is that if you start getting mailed a bunch of knives, you're not gonNA. Know if it's because Elon Musk fans want you dead or because they've really enjoyed your performance sir. Okay, let me amend my request. You can send a night for Robert for me if it includes. A see, that's bad ass. I love that just so I know it's not aggressive. You can draw happy face on it if you want or just include a little note with happy I know, it's like a non-threatening eft center. Her knives and Smiley faces, which is the totally.

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"elon musk" Discussed on Slate's If Then

Slate's If Then

03:18 min | 9 months ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Slate's If Then

"Maybe it's because of quarantine or maybe it's just my own tendencies. But I've spent way too much time on twitter lately. Which in my world means? It's been hard to ignore Elon. Musk inbetween tweets about his companies. Tesla and SPACEX you get tweets like cancel canceled culture and minecraft has amazing legs or more significantly on. May Eleventh saying he'd be defying the public health order that had closed one of his factories in California. He tweeted Tesla is restarting production today against Uva County rules. Sometimes he's just playing with people other times. You means it you know. He uses it as a performance. I think is that is what he's doing. That's Cara Swisher the dean of Tech Journalists. She started recode hosts the pivot podcast and she's covered Elon. Musk for a long time. And Cara does not suffer fools we. Yeah I was going to ask you this past weekend. He tweeted take the red pill which is take. The red pill is a line from the Matrix. It means basically wake up and see the truth guests. It's a line from a movie but it's also become popular with the alright alright has grabbed it but before that a lot of techies like that line too but I think he fully knows the all the implications. I think a lot of people get angry because he knows the implications and he still makes a joke anyway. The thing about Elon Musk's tweeting now. Is that it's part joke. Part performance art and part defiance of public health guidelines and it has real stakes his companies and their workers. I ask Herod help me understand what is going on in his brain. Let's separate to lose many Lonzo like let's talk about the many lawns there are. There is the entrepreneur and the risk taker and the creator of things and Tesla no matter what utility llamas. That card is amazing. It's an amazing cards at amazing accomplishment. He's moved the stasis of the car industry into electric vehicles. I think all on his own and they have followed him and so in that way. It's really quite an accomplishment. Then there's the other along along the bad boy which he likes to play too you know with his sort of loud dating his loud tweeting his and everything else. And that's part and parcel to his real focus. Which is he's almost. I've said this religious about wanting to get these cars and saving the planet from Climate Change. He really believes that he does and that sounds grandiose but he really does believe that we are in a in an existential crisis around climate change one of his interest in Mars. So there's lots of levels of depth to this guy at the same time. There's lots of levels of superficiality. That's almost like indulgent and juvenile. And so you have to sort of. It's hard to mesh the two things today on the show with Cara as our guide. That's what we're going to try to do figure out what makes this guy. So willing to be provocative online at play chicken with public health authorities in the middle of a pandemic and what that says about the tech industries unchecked.

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"elon musk" Discussed on What Next | Daily News and Analysis

What Next | Daily News and Analysis

03:18 min | 9 months ago

"elon musk" Discussed on What Next | Daily News and Analysis

"Maybe it's because of quarantine or maybe it's just my own tendencies. But I've spent way too much time on twitter lately. Which in my world means? It's been hard to ignore Elon. Musk inbetween tweets about his companies. Tesla and SPACEX you get tweets like cancel canceled culture and minecraft has amazing legs or more significantly on. May Eleventh saying he'd be defying the public health order that had closed one of his factories in California. He tweeted Tesla is restarting production today against Uva County rules. Sometimes he's just playing with people other times. You means it you know. He uses it as a performance. I think is that is what he's doing. That's Cara Swisher the dean of Tech Journalists. She started recode hosts the pivot podcast and she's covered Elon. Musk for a long time. And Cara does not suffer fools we. Yeah I was going to ask you this past weekend. He tweeted take the red pill which is take. The red pill is a line from the Matrix. It means basically wake up and see the truth guests. It's a line from a movie but it's also become popular with the alright alright has grabbed it but before that a lot of techies like that line too but I think he fully knows the all the implications. I think a lot of people get angry because he knows the implications and he still makes a joke anyway. The thing about Elon Musk's tweeting now. Is that it's part joke. Part performance art and part defiance of public health guidelines and it has real stakes his companies and their workers. I ask Herod help me understand what is going on in his brain. Let's separate to lose many Lonzo like let's talk about the many lawns there are. There is the entrepreneur and the risk taker and the creator of things and Tesla no matter what utility llamas. That card is amazing. It's an amazing cards at amazing accomplishment. He's moved the stasis of the car industry into electric vehicles. I think all on his own and they have followed him and so in that way. It's really quite an accomplishment. Then there's the other along along the bad boy which he likes to play too you know with his sort of loud dating his loud tweeting his and everything else. And that's part and parcel to his real focus. Which is he's almost. I've said this religious about wanting to get these cars and saving the planet from Climate Change. He really believes that he does and that sounds grandiose but he really does believe that we are in a in an existential crisis around climate change one of his interest in Mars. So there's lots of levels of depth to this guy at the same time. There's lots of levels of superficiality. That's almost like indulgent and juvenile. And so you have to sort of. It's hard to mesh the two things today on the show with Cara as our guide. That's what we're going to try to do figure out what makes this guy. So willing to be provocative online at play chicken with public health authorities in the middle of a pandemic and what that says about the tech industries unchecked.

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"elon musk" Discussed on Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan

Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan

13:00 min | 10 months ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Deconstructed with Mehdi Hasan

"Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez talking about her ongoing beef with Elon Musk. How did the Tesla boss become this? Big Name this hero an icon to so many. How did he get so much? Fawning media coverage both in the tech world and beyond. How did this cult of personality arise? Jack Crosby is a writer and journalist. Who's been reporting on uncovering Elon? Musk for several years now. He's covered politics tech and labor issues for splinter rolling stone the Atlantic and many other publications in fact Jack recently wrote a piece for the worker on newsletter discourse blog headlined Elon. Musk made me a socialist. He joins me now from New York. Jack thanks for joining me on deconstructed. Thanks for having me. How did he lawn? Musk make you a socialist. So at the time this was sort of early on in my career as a journalist I was working as attack and transportation reporter and this was in a sort of two thousand sixteen and twenty seventeen. Which for the most part. We're really good years for Elon. Musk there is a huge amount of focus on electric vehicles and autonomous cars and he was kind of on the forefront of both of those industries Had A lot of other really successful projects. Going on with SPACEX and things like that it was not however a great time for the digital media industry and I think sort of a combination of covering mosque for the most part. Doing very sort of flattering uncritical reporting on him. In order to you know because that was what was liked by Google Algorithms and our facebook fans and You know outlets. Were kind of doing whatever they could for traffic. At the time I think I saw his predatory approach to his own workers that was going largely unremarked by the press and I kind of saw that mirrored in my own kind of work environment At a at a digital media startup and I think that just sort of contributed I think of course with the twenty sixteen election of Donald Trump but All of these things covering an industry. That was very much sort of like an unrestrained level of capitalism kind of contributed to radicalizing my own personal politics so I want to back to the media coverage of Moskva moment before we do that. Just sticking with your piece in your piece also compare musk to trump to donald trump. Say that both billionaire snake oil salesman. How so so? He is a very gifted. Ceo in a lot of ways. The image that he presents to the world is as this sort of like Tony. Stark character is a genius inventor as someone who is going to save the world through science. And as as I'm sure most people covering him we'll tell you his his genius isn't particularly in engineering he. He's very good at hiring. Good engineers SPACEX has had a mixed record of how their rockets will work. But in general with the government contracts that they've fulfilled they've been relatively consistent Tesla vehicles are for the most part well engineered in well-designed vehicles that to do with Ilan differs based on who you ask I sort of came to the opinion that his real genius is a salesman similar to Donald Trump. He's very very good at projecting an image of himself in an image of the brand that he's selling to his fans and convincing them and that's what they want to buy into. And that's why you see such a strong reaction owes. Musk and trump have many many people that are convinced that what they are offering. The world is going to benefit them personally Musk has thousands and thousands and thousands of Primarily I would say that. His fans are primarily men. Who are you know? Sort of curious. Future forward Maybe a little nerdy kind of guys who are interested in these concepts of renewable energy of electric vehicles of space exploration and things like that. And they're convinced that musk is the one that's going to be able to deliver them deliver that for them and the founded dorm don't they jack especially online in the comment section on? Youtube and elsewhere. Yeah he has a very similar following to to trump into what you see in a lot of kind of very passionate online communities. Which is that any sort of criticism or attack on. Musk is treated as both a personal attack and a sort of reputation of things that must allegedly stands for. So if you write an article that says Elon. Musk is treating workers particularly well. And he's been union busting for years that's going to be perceived by his fans as you standing in the way of progress as you are you know. Why are you trying to disparage the one man who is going to save us? Who is working for a cleaner future for electric cars? They'RE GONNA they're gonNA love me off to the show goes out from this. You mentioned the union issue. One very he claims not to be very political but one very political position he has taken is anti union. He doesn't like organized labor. He's fought tooth and nail to prevent workers in his bay. Area Tesla plump from unionizing. Hasn't he yet he's. He's done this for years there. There have been a couple of sort of notable points in this. There was a a tesla employees in two thousand seventeen named Jose Moron Who wrote a public medium post detailing sort of the conditions in in one of the Tesla facilities? I believe it was the Fremont Facility Talking about mandatory overtime a workplace injuries and things like this musk's response was basically to claim that this guy was a plant by the united auto workers that was trying to organize it tesla and there was a sort of whole mini news cycle at the time where he was railing on like the. Uaw spies and he. He sent out a public email. That sort of compared him in a David and Goliath analogy where Tesla which at the time was one of the highest valued automakers in the country was David Arrayed against these forces arrayed against him and he's one of the men on the planet. Yeah Yeah Yeah I mean I. I think he is not worth at. The time was not in the not in the gates are basis territory. But yeah he's he's a billionaire. Is it true? He wants promised his employees a coaster if they agreed not to union he he did must general strategy in dealing with adversity is to make outlandish promise And then sort of hope that everyone forgets about it by the time. The news cycle is ended so in in public that often comes with. He'll he'll make big promises about what Tesla cars are going to do. When his employees were expressing some discontent he sent out this e mail that was basically saying once Tesla becomes a profitable company. We're going to be able to do all these things that I've wanted to do for ages one of which was free frozen yogurt at a lot of the facilities and another was something he referred to as a tesla. Pod Roller which. I think it's safe to say I have not seen anything about that actually happening. I don't believe that Tesla currently has a pod roller coaster If they do I would be extremely the making the of sweeping sweeping promises. Exactly no fact check exactly and that's a lot of these things have just gone by wayside. the big the big thing in in two thousand seventeen of parliament's vehicles and musk was one of the first people that was really at the forefront promising. Our vehicles are going to have. There's some technical details level four and level five automation and things which basically means that they could drive in a variety of circumstances on assisted by a human driver and musk had a whole. You can't really call an ad campaign but sort of a marketing blitz where he was promising that by the end of two thousand seventeen tesla would be able to do across cross country coast to coast road trip in one of its vehicles with no with no human input and as we've seen now you know that that has not really happened. The limitations on autonomous cars are far far more than the experts were predicting well. Then the the inventors were predicting back in two thousand seventeen and these things have not really gone forward as he said they would and he gets away with it because the media let him get away with it. You yourself say. You spent years writing quote credulous pieces about his business and technology achievement. Lots OF PEOPLE. Right puff pieces about him. Those who don't get as you say attacked by his supporters. How much is the media to blame for the cult of Elon? Musk so I think. An enormous amount. At that time I will say that it does seem now to be changing and of course there you know. This is not a discount. There were reporters at national publications. I think I mentioned RIMAC earlier at Buzzfeed News and Mike Isaac at the Times was mostly covering Uber. Dana Hall who now writes for Bloomberg. I think these reporters were doing very good. Fact-based responsible journalism about mosque. And if you look at Dana Hall's mentions on twitter at any given time. She has hundreds of musk fan boys even though she's one of the most sort of even keeled reporters on him in the business must convoys attacking her all the time for being anti Tesla but at the time in this sort of digital media landscape for a lot of different reasons laudatory coverage of mosque was extremely widespread. And it wasn't just him. This was the thing that we saw People doing for facebook people doing google. There were there were whole outlets. You know who's WHO's ethos was in sort of positive. Press for the advance of of big technology and musk was one of the most interesting and sort of engaging figures in that world and so people got a lot of traffic off of posts. That were that we're highlighting the crazy weird ambitious things that he was he was doing. You mentioned the crazy weird stuff prior to this week's decision which has gone in his favor on reopening the tests and our plan he seemed to be melting down quote unquote. He was tweeting that I'm willing to be arrested. He was tweeting the other week. The Oh my company share prices too high. Is that all. Acta wonder because people like musk and trump and Boris Johnson. I sometimes wonder if the whole eccentric stick is just that stick distraction totally performance and fake. What do you think having covered? Musk for so many years. I think it's a bit of both has always been streak. He's always leaned into this image of being an centric billionaire. I think in recent years he really has perhaps gone a little bit too far. I don't know what has been going on with him personally. His personal life has certainly been chaotic and the decisions that he's made appear to have gotten him in real trouble most notably in the in the defamation case in countersuit involving when he called the cave diver who decided his plans to build a submarine to get the tie soccer team out of a cave. He called this British Cave. Diver a pedophile twitter. But he won that case interesting he got away with it. This is the classic thing with must and this week. He's gotten away with it again. Having defied the law reopened his plant. And now he's got the county retroactively approving. What he did is pretty dangerous isn't and they'll just immediate. Let's let him get him. Get Away with stuff politicians especially in California where he has a lot of clout. They basically saying this week. Almost can do it every once right and I think he's. He's also been enabled by his own board of directors for a long time because we saw another Bombastic sort of hard charging CEO. Travis Kalanick's who is an uber and twenty seventeen whose indiscretions eventually did end in him. Being sort of ousted from the pub. The company is public facing side. That hasn't happened to mosque because as you said he does continue to get away with it and he knows that he wields a tremendous amount of power over the communities that his his companies in his facilities operate in. And.

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"elon musk" Discussed on Pro Rata

Pro Rata

10:58 min | 10 months ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Pro Rata

"But that's where we take ten minutes to get smarter of Tech Business Politics Presented by bank to be safe venture wisely. I'm Dan from Mac. Show presidential betting market in why this Thursday matters for pandemic impaired mergers the first Elon. Musk versus California so on Saturday. Tesla Motors filed suit against California's Alameda. County which has been blocking the electric car makers efforts to reopen its manufacturing facility in Fremont the basic back story California Governor Gavin Newsom last Thursday announced that manufacturing could resume in his state so long as certain social distancing safety guidelines were followed but Alameda County has decided to move more cautiously and specifically officials want their stay at home orders to run through the end of. May this raise the ire of Tesla boss? Elon Musk who has spent much of the past. Two months tweeting. About how lockdown orders draconian and who is now threatening to move both future manufacturing for Tesla and Tesla's headquarters out of California why it matters is threefold first tesla is the only automaker left in California so it takes off. There will be none to this. Case could become a high profile precursor to other large battles between businesses and local authorities over public health measures and three musk's threat to leave California entirely could presage. An era in which states compete for businesses based on covert regulations. Kind of like they've historically done on tax incentives and labor law the bottom line. No one likes picking a fight more than Elon. Musk but this is one of the few times. The his efforts could have consequences well beyond his company and his own reputation in twenty seconds. We'll go deeper with tech crunch transportation. Reporter Kirstin coursework but first this bridge bank knows the INS and outs of business and remains dedicated to providing financial solutions. To the risk. Takers the game changers. And the disrupters those committed to leveraging innovation to make the world a better place bridge bank has been dedicated to providing financial solutions to sponsor backed emerging technology and growth companies for nearly two decades through its national network of banking teams and offices bridge. Bank is a division of Western Lines Bank Bridge back be safe. Venture wisely joined by Tech Crunch Skelton Chorus. Let's start here with Elon. Musk's threats not just leave the county but to leave the entire state including headquarters in Palo Alto. How feasible is that in other words this from your perspective a threat. That actually has some teeth behind. Well this is all about public pressure. It is easily will but feasible to what end the company does have operations in Nevada. In New York. The company ended gigafactory in. Nevada is quite large and you could see a scenario where they could support moving it over but the cost in pain to do that would be extreme in also. I think we shouldn't be forgotten. Is that wall? There would be jobs that would occur in Nevada. As a result there would be substantial job losses in California the Public Relations Look. There isn't great. There would also be the retraining costs to some people might decide to move from California to Nevada. It's stayed over but a lot of people wouldn't which means you'd have to train. A brand new manufacturing workforce in Nevada or Texas wherever he wanted to move to correct exactly and this is a manufacturing facility. I don't know if you've ever seen the old new plan which is now the Tesla factory or had a chance to walk through it but you don't simply just pick up a large stamping machinery or all these robotics or assembly lines and then just quickly card them over. You would have to be done in the same time as they're still producing vehicles in Fremont because you don't just disassemble assembly line. You would stop all your production. It just doesn't quite make sense so you said the part about Pr. Let me ask about that from your perspective. What's the ballot? Is it just kind of continuing? What's Kinda been his twitter crusade against lockdowns and this is just him seeming at least to put some of his money whereas now this well. Here's the thing to remember about. I've been writing about Tesla for a decade now. He can seem on hinged on twitter but he absolutely knows what he's doing and he understands the power that he has on twitter so it can seem like as if he's benching or up a little bit too late at night in it's all part of a strategy and the strategy here is to bring as many eyeballs in ears to his specific problem which is wanting to reopen this factory. I understand why. He wants to reopen factory. Any manufacturer would want to reopen their facility right. They need to make their product and Tesla's case he's got back. Orders for cars has tesla from your perspective given a good explanation for how he will not just reopen the factory but how he would do it safely not end up in a situation like we've seen say with meat packing facilities were suddenly you have dozens if not hundreds of tesla workers sick and thus have to close it again plus possibly have death phones so on Saturdays when he threatened a lawsuit filed the lawsuit and then later that night they did issue a blog post in a lengthy thirty seven page. Report is go back to work playbook. I will say that they did go through this in China in that they have applied because they have a factory in Shanghai. They say that they are applying many what they learn in Shanghai. Xu the Fremont factory the part where I do a little bit of a head nod is that they never stopped delivering vehicles in the State of California and a number of my sources who worked for the company said. They didn't feel entirely safe all the time that there was a mix of the die. Hard Tesla employees who were so committed to the mission that they kind of ignored health concerns and social distancing and things like that and then there was a smaller group of people who wanted to have hand sanitizer in one bag masks on hand and none of that happened in or Bro Really. It was very based on reports from my sources vary chaotic in some parts. So if you were to take that you know is the Fremont factory going to be the same sort of situation. You say that in high that to the earlier thing you said about kind of what he does when he tweets strategic. But if you go back to some of his tweets on March sixth he you know he said. The Corona virus panic was dumb. He tweeted out some very questionable outright false understanding of what's happening with the virus and potential treatments. So do those things Mary in other words is the partially chaotic stuff. You've seen with the ongoing deliveries in California tied to the fact that it doesn't really seem again just from his twitter feed that he has taken this pandemic as seriously say public health officials. Have I think it's fair to say that he publicly has not treated it as seriously? I mean that's a completely fair assessment. The question is if he wants to reopen his operations than he might be forced to at least put in place the measures that will allow him to go back to work in the understands that the battery is a little different than delivery hubs spread throughout the state of California with manufacturing. There's also this headquarters in Palo Alto. Which technically isn't in Alameda County? Are People working there right now? Is the headquarters full or is this? He wants to get the manufacturing facility open but his executives are still work from home from what I know. Executives are mostly working from home. But I will say that one thing. That's interesting as well. The Palo Alto offices are technically the headquarters. He's been spending more time shifted a lot more personnel to Fremont in so it almost has become in a way a defacto headquarters. There's just been a lot more effort and her sanal put in that place. For example many of his comes people were oftentimes Fremont so. Hello does miss the office. Workers Engineering is right within the Fremont factory. A lot of it and not all of it and of course their stuff down in La in Hawthorne for it just a timing won a legal one. When should we expect there to be resolution one way or the other of the suit because again Alameda County is said they plan to probably open things up at the end of May which is a few weeks and Yulon suing to get it done earlier? When should we expect to see some sort of resolution from judge injunctive relief so this means that things should move fairly quickly in Alameda? County said that in a week or so they will look at the manufacturing component. So this is all GonNa go down. I would expect within the next few days certainly in one more note. The attorney filed the lawsuit. Is Alex. bureau this is must personal attorney and the attorney that was actually successful in the head case that we all remember from last year in so Alex. Spiro has proven to be pre convincing in successful in the courtroom. So we'll see how he does here of course tech crunch. Thank you so much for joining us. Thank you my final two right after this bridge. Bank helps breakthrough ideas actually breakthrough and remains dedicated to providing financial solutions to the risk-takers at the game changers disrupters those committed to making the world. A Better Place Bridge. Bank has been dedicated to providing financial solutions to sponsor backed emerging technology and growth companies for nearly two decades through its national network of banking teams and offices bridge. Bank is a division of Western Lions Bank Bridge back be safe venture wisely ever my final two and I up his November's presidential election which not too long ago seemed like the Consensus Mega Story of two thousand and twenty most polls right now Joe Biden leading donald trump including enough swing states to shift the balance of White House power but they seem to disagree as actually. This is Dan Ronan reports this morning. Biden is an underdog in casino sports books which actually take bets on the sort of thing now specifically they're paying out around eighty-three bucks per winning on trump versus one hundred and thirty five dollars for winning vets on Biden and realclearpolitics has an average of online betting sites which gives trump around an eight point. Lead what none of the betters. No though is the state of America's economy or of a corona virus vaccine by election day. And in this case that's kind of like not knowing if the game will be played on a seventy degree day with clear skies or in the middle of a frigid blizzard. But finally this Thursday could become a very important day for global mergers and acquisitions many of which have collapsed due to economic uncertainty surrounding the pandemic friend equity firm. The Carlyle Group is seeking to back out of a deal to buy a twenty percent stake in American Express. Global business travel basically arguing that the outbreak has so decimated the hospitality industry that is triggered. Something called an m. a. e. or material adverse effect which is a common clause in merger agreements. The thing is m. e. Clauses are often in the eyes of the beholder and so far there hasn't been a judicial ruling yet on if this pandemic and everything that surrounds it is illegally legitimate trigger but again Thursday. That could change when a judge hears arguments on this case and his ruling could set legal precedent for everyone else with deals in peril. And we're done big. Thanks for listening. It's my producers. Tim Show Naomi. Shaven have a great national twilight zone day. And we'll be back tomorrow with another pro rata podcast..

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"elon musk" Discussed on Sidenote

Sidenote

11:37 min | 10 months ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Sidenote

"With ways. Lawn my all just happened. In this time I turned into a squirrel. That's the thing I do 'cause that sounds like a man and I just picture because it's an audio only ask for some people. Have you hear that noise? A magic became a frog. Wow that's riveting riveting if I say so myself your face own stand do but I think nicest part about. You don't understand too because here's the thing that was going to say. Let's let's clarify some things because before I go into my science stuff about electric vehicles. I looked in a little bit to Tesla. Just wanted to make sure I knew some groundwork facts and these are some things I found out so tesla was actually created by two different people. Elon Musk was not part of this. Was Martin Eberhard and mark carpeting. Where the gay. They're fake does sound like fake names market number number. Dr Bernard there was a third person who was added and then Ilan. Musk came on as a venture capitalist. Oh Lord Oh he basically like in my mind I was like Oh Elon. Musk created and founded tesla and then they actually so allow. Musk in those first five people. Even though the three joined later they signed a deal allowed. Elon Musk and those other. To call themselves founders. So even though he wasn't technically a founder he wanted and I'm not blaming this on him because maybe those other people wanted that as well because he gave money he wanted to be able to be like. I'm a CO founder. Grimes knows all this ranking. Grimes isn't finding out. She's raising things. I also didn't know in January of this year. Tesla became the most valuable American automaker to ever exist. Yeah I we I mean I didn't. I knew that we didn't talk about it in that context but I knew it was the switches. Most profitable limit is not awful. Sorry valued world. It's the second most valuable bag next to next Toyota. So it just Powell and in the end of January of this year. So that's why I was confused because I'm like how are they never profitable? I guess there's stuff like how much research and development they have to do. And how because they don't have retailers like you can't go to like a car what you say shop. Where do you get a car? I'm so surprised. Yeah exactly 'cause they're like toge- so that so they have to spend so much on promotion and getting like their hope is obviously long-term once they get market saturation than the money starts rolling in but I think they every silk every Silicon Valley Story. But that story happens to me. I hear it all the time and I'm just like all these dudes walking around being like okay. Well well just your way. Oh it is. It's like it's wild. It's like if you're so. They made eighty six point. Five billion dollars in America. And I'm like if you can't be prompt that's crazy but I guess the whole point is they are having to do so much legwork to make the technology and to get the resources to do it and to put into marketing into all those kind of things so I don't understand business but there is a point where like you're making one hundred billion dollars and they think that the best crib for a on flux twelve number exactly I do think his crib is just going to be one of the cars going to have no railings. And it's just going to be like it's GonNa look like a doctor's chair and he's going to elevate about it or she or they also just like I'm not going to bail on the podcast. I just have to tech someone because I have an appointment only God to send a message while you helped me very digital appointment that I needed to know I do think that I do. Think that Tesla being the second like market market capitalization at the second most profitable or not profitable. Soy Valuable car company to meet was so surprising. Yeah every other company has also existed for like seven years ago. There's there's there hunter everywhere but I haven't seen as you know. Maybe I honestly don't know they're all over like la but like being in Toronto. Where are they? I don't know so those were only a couple of facts about Tesla but I wanted to talk a little bit about whether or not. Tesla is actually sustainable. Okay cool because this video we've been trying to think about making. Yeah until it's for this for my facts here. I've leaned heavily into an awesome channel on youtube called are changing climate. Like my favorite. So they cover all sorts of topics definitely check them out. I love it. It's mostly voice over with just like stock images that like essay. Hello so just some faxing. Spit out to kind of analyze whether or not. Tesla's are actually sustainable. So the impact of Tesla is sixty eight percent more emissions. What am I talking about the sorry? This is about the extraction process. We're talking about so. The Tesla gets on a roll. But there's a lot that happens before that so getting them it's resources it's actually worse for the environment in that process is sixty eight percent. Yes so because it's so energy intensive. They're trying to find rail rare metals. I think what they do. Is they dig giant holes. Like there's a mine in China where they're digging for these rare metals and they dumped toxic chemicals on it just again for the battery. Yeah so when they do that. For example only zero point two percent of what comes out of the ground is used but they basically destroying parts of the land right so it's a hugely problematic process. This is for the battery. This is this is for materials that are used mostly in the battery but get used in the cars. Well if I wrote here where they're you wonder. If there's any emeralds used them hello call your down from them. Roll Mine. Did you know his dad? Also kind tell you one thing just. His Dad had a baby with his stepdaughter who he knew the stepdaughter. Since she was four and that just isn't he also disenfranchise from his family? I was going to say he doesn't like he does not like but there's there's older fresno so sorry I was just trying to. That's where I'm feeling kind of scattered because I have to tax basically. Yeah those materials. Those rare metals are used in the battery headlights and onboard electronics. So crazy cool screen. Yeah and so yeah. It's basically that extraction process is extremely dirty and his knock green basically in any way it's producing sixty eight percent more emissions than an actual actual than a typical car would but also use gas and coal powered equipment for extraction so on top of destroying the environment and releasing emissions your. They're not using like electric materials to or like solar power materials to get these materials either. Because yes you have like huge factory pits and stuff not factory pits but open pits using Colin gas and burning the whole time but ultimately once the car is on the road. Obviously it's way born greeting even though it depends on where you are because you might be using energy anyway if you're plugging into a circuit that's not using. Renewable energy is using gasoline goal. Seeing a lot of them all over Los Angeles and California and learning about California's grit system. It's really it's quite green California's one of the best places you'd be having a Tesla and actually feeling like okay. I'm not I'm not using as many emissions into Ontario is extremely green to a lot of wind like energy so it is interesting to think about the two places we've sort of spent time recently. It wouldn't be SMART AVATARS. La If you've got a foreigner and you could feel sort of pat on the back okay. It's it is and ultimately they found that after eighteen months on the road and electric car actually compensates for all those things that it did when it's with tobacco that it becomes more green from that which is eighteen months non very long and neither are going to have a car for ten fifteen twenty years. That is going to be a lot better but it's still enough time to allow you to be like okay. It's not this magical thing. Yeah and here's still impacting. The environment like our phones and I like they're trying to find these rare metals that are needed in places there can exploit or destroy or whatever sack to what I was saying about the concept of maybe not owning a car. Like how do we culturally shifted so that we use public transport ridesharing apps like what do we that's ultimately what this videos discussion about? So a gas powered car has two times emissions over. Its lifetime but ultimately it's like you know one of the things that Tesla's many electric companies but tesla tries to recycle most of his batteries about seventy percent of its batteries get recycled which means I don't need to go mining from war and they're not making a new car. Ms Being reused. So there's you know what I mean like there's elements of even once they get it they can reuse it again later so many people are buying it has lime probably also have like Harari and also. Have you know what I mean? Yeah if you already have a vehicle. It's actually probably not better to get a new car unless you need right so ultimately should you get an electric vehicle if you're in the market for a car right now awesome and you can afford it. That's great but if you have a car that's not that old and you could still. You're not doing a service by creating a bigger demand for these things. There's still an impact on the climate on the environment from this. So don't just think it's a fix all if anything we should be it might minimize individual emissions but those are actually not often the biggest part of our problem right like we have to fight for legislation that will regulate companies and regulate countries and help to make us all actually oil companies early on tried to create those campaigns of like. What can you yourself to be more green to try and get the sort of like energy and momentum off their backs should always remember. It's like obviously do your best individually but it's really action together against corporations and getting politicians to lobby behind you so I think we can have a couple of extra minutes here to talk about some some more thoughts about Yulon after we've gone through these studies. Well that certainly didn't help so I do think again going back to my initial stance two years ago. Even I still think it's a noble cause like excluding him for example for car companies and brand new car companies like ten. I shouldn't say brand new car. Companies that focus exclusively on electric vehicles. I think that's a noble cause. I do think it's a good thing and I'm excited that culturally. We seem to be shifting toward that being the future but we also need to talk about on because that is the name of this podcast. It's Elon. Musk you know update or whatever and I actually am still. I feel a little bit like okay I. This is what I was worried about like. What I'm I'm a man with these with this history with Megalomania vibe just like again trying to swoop in and save the world and in fact the every way that he's acted I've felt in the past has made me skeptical of them that I can't believe we're sitting here and he's like saying that crown of cases are going to be zero by the end of April with his platform. I'm just frustrated because I don't want to be told you so but it's like frustrating to me when it's like it's like it's like.

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"elon musk" Discussed on Reset

Reset

02:48 min | 1 year ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Reset

"I mean I can't imagine saying that to a romantic partner on your wedding night of all things or ever but I also think it speaks to some of the stuff. We were talking about a little earlier about how he needs to constantly be in control. And what is that phrase if not you know. I'm in control and as the two of them are getting divorced. I'm GonNa Watch the exact phrasing so this is a paraphrase but you know she says something about not being happy in the relationship and he says something like if you were my employees. Yeah I would have fired you what that story indicates to me. One is not just his desire for control but also a misogynistic streak yeah. There's you know I'm trying to think about how to phrase this because there's certainly a streak of misogyny Nia among his fans It's something that especially women reporters who cover Elon. Musk counter a lot. I personally told that I must be quote unquote obsessed with them but there is this sort of culture that he comes from that is not especially women. Friendly like Silicon Valley of that period is not especially women friendly and it's still well not women friendly now so there is kind of a casual misogyny and a lot of the areas in which he's operating And like that's true of aerospace. That's true of cars. That's true of software These are all extremely dude turf places where dudes tended to defend their turf. So how exactly did things end between paypal and the other co-founders and Elon. Musk so Pay Pal goes public in two thousand two and after a couple of months is bought by Ebay and I think must get something like one hundred and sixty five million dollars out of this transaction the overall transaction is something like one point five billion okay. So what's the pay pal money. He does chew things first of all. He founds a rocket company. Space Exploration Technologies SPACEX. You found that in two thousand and two but the other thing that he does is he invests in this a car. Companies Company was making electric cars. He's the series investor Fester for Tesla Inc And that takes place in two thousand four and later Must becomes credited as a CO founder of Tesla after the break picks up speed.

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"elon musk" Discussed on Reset

Reset

07:07 min | 1 year ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Reset

"Lisboa Plateau deputy editor at the verge and reporter on the. Musk beat how did he long become the person he is today. Can you tell me a little bit about his childhood. Oh Yeah I could definitely tell you about his childhood. So he's he's born in South Africa his parents split. He stays with his dad after the divorce. His Dad by all accounts counts is not a great guy and so he has kind of this rough home life and he's not doing that well with his peers at school either. What do you mean by that at one point? He was beaten so badly by his schoolmates that he was hospitalized. I mean. He was bullied so he grows up in South Africa. I mean he now lives in the. US How did he end up there. I moved to Canada and then he moved to the US and in both cases it had to do with going to school. He went to college essentially and his family is actually actually Canadian right. I think his mother might be Canadian. Sorry I like plugging that in. Their people should know so i. He goes to Canada Canada and I think he's at Queen's University which is in Ontario and from there he moves on to the University of Pennsylvania. where I think. He got dual degrees in economics. Physics all right and at this point is he already thinking up businesses that he wants to Creator you know whereas whereas my net yeah I mean so. There's I mean the economics degree suggests to me that he's already thinking about business but there's also some anecdotes in leave ANZUS biography about him like hosting parties where he didn't necessarily drink but he sold people drink. Cups made a bunch of money that way so it seems like you know this is something that he's he's been thinking about from the jump so anyway he he leaves Penn in Nineteen ninety-five and gets accepted it into a PhD program at Stanford University in California in physics. But as he's going out there you may remember around this time. There's the internet boom and so he's in this program for. I think like two days like literally. Today that's before he drops out uh-huh decides to launch his first company which is called Zip to okay. What's too so it was sort of an early? The attempt to get newspapers online. Believe it or not but anyway This gets acquired by Compaq for something like three hundred million dollars. There's in nineteen ninety nine and with this money must goes on to co found x dot com an online financial service and a payment company. What exactly was launched vision for that company? It was one of the first online banks as far as I can tell. Musk wanted to challenge the banking industry he wanted to disrupt banking so this is an ATM. We're going to do is transformed traditional banking industry. I do not fit the picture of a banker. Raising fifty million dollars is a matter of making a series of phone calls and the money is there you know. It wasn't a a small scope type of deal that musk was working on. But what happens is x dot com winds the merging with infinity. which is the startup by guy? Peter Thiel you might hurt him anyway. conformity has a money. Transfer Service called. Pay Pal. They this is where there's some friction Because you know you on mosque really has this idea for an extensive banking service US and he. He wants x dot com to be something much bigger than that. And there's sort of a fight about branding because he wants the branding for pay pal to be. I pay pal brought to you by acts and pretty much everybody else is like people like and recognize. Pay Pal they don't know what acts is Let's just let's just make it pay pal so at this point. It must doesn't like the fact that that the company that he was working on the name is getting a raced. Yeah I mean basically. It's a sort of a question of scope right like do you want to focus on these online payments or do you want to do something much bigger and must get pushed out so that they can narrow the scope and focus on these online payments. And I from the former. CFO OF PAP- house at something like it would have killed the company if you had stayed on as CEO for six more months must got kicked out of pay pal. Essentially is what you're saying. I mean he was still on the board but yes he was he was fired as a CEO. How do you think that impacted him? I think that getting kicked out had a pay pal was a formative experience for him because it seems to speak to the way that he controls his other companies. There's a bunch of anecdotes of him. I'm talking about how much he doesn't like public companies. Because you can't really control things and you can't really have a long-term vision and I think that after his experience at pay pal it must decided okay like I need to be in charge of my own companies in such a way that I can't be removed like this again. How was Elon? Musk perceived at that point like who was he in the world of of business in the world of tech I think he was sort of perceived in the way that most executives are perceived. which is you know you're known within your own circle but you're not necessarily a household name so he is not the guy that we know today? No He's definitely not and you can see. There are some mm early interviews with him where people are talking to him. He's like doesn't have the same kind of media savvy he later develops and it's like seeing A Proto Yulon. Musk ask a lot of the stuff that we see later is already there But it hasn't quite developed. Do you have an example of of guests his media media clumsiness at the time I'm I'm thinking of a specific interview and I wish I could remember. There's one with him and his then wife and they're you know talking about how their life hasn't really been changed that much by this money except that they bought a nice car and its him showing off his car Which is called McLaren F one? It's a million dollars for a car. It's it's It's Oh yes yes I know exactly what interview you're talking about. This is actually a pretty famous interview. Where where he just seems like kind of I don't know he hasn't doesn't fully settled into his new life? He's a little bit awkward. He just seems like he's also beaming right. He's really proud of this car. He's thrilled thrilled out of his mind. Nine completely. It's actually pretty well but just three years ago. I was showering and the at the Y.. And Sleeping on the office floor and now obviously GonNa Millionaire car and quite a few creature comforts. Okay so I'm glad you actually brought up his wife and everything so musk also got married in two thousand for for the first time right to just steam..

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"elon musk" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

The WIRED Podcast

03:42 min | 1 year ago

"elon musk" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

"So saying it believes that the situation will be resolved in coming weeks, or months, but it's been stockpiling equipment, and chips and everything as well. So it may have like a longevity. So a problem when these, these products run out, but I think the next stage will potentially be may be on this podcast is out. The China may come back with some sort of new sanction on news statement on new action is basically in retaliation to one of its biggest companies being victimized essentially by another government, we shall funny. The story closely and. Do get in touch. Do you use a hallway phone? If you've been following the story, what do you think about the whole situation pulled cast at Wyatt dot co dot U K onto another story. Elon Musk is doing a thing he's doing another thing is always doing thing. What's he doing this week? So what he may be doing this week is launching plans to start the space internet now program to that. I'm going to start with a little bit caveat here. So we were calling on Thursday may twenty three is planned that Elon Musk will launch sixty satellites to serve this constellation that will start delivering space intimate to earth? However, last week, there was ready to plough largest plant both counseled to. There's a good chance there might get comes tonight, in which case it actually hasn't happened yet, but it's going to happen anyway. So, basically what's going to happen is the. The. Spending this now it might not happen, exactly tonight. But we should know about the story anyway, because it's going to happen at some some point summerish, basically on Thursday today, SpaceX kickoff plans to launch the space internet race. If you like with the launch of sixty satellites aboard a folk nine rocket from Cape, Canaveral Florida, it goes to plan, which is this so called space internet. You're talking about imagine the internet, but it comes from space instead of coming from a root or like a mobile phone mast or something like that. So probably most people are listening internet through wired connections, that might be brought band that comes up for your building and from under the ground, or might be through a four g connection, which obviously a mobile mass is at some point connected to the wired, internet, what space internet wants to do is to do all of this earthly infrastructure, so Musk's plan. Cooled S-curves subtle incidents styling is he wants to make a huge. Constellation of twelve thousand satellites orbiting the F, and to between five hundred and twelve hundred kilometers. And the idea is, is that you can kind of get university global coverage of the internet, without having to build quite big and Boca infrastructure of iron to lay. Why is or Bill towers next to people, what about connecting people in rural, rural or hard to reach areas? What any doing sixty at the moment? Well, this is much bigger plan. So eventually, the idea is twelve thousand of the satellites, which is massive, as I said, at the top of the show, the right you only two thousand active satellites around, so you think about that. He's, he's talking about doing five five six times. What's already there? So there's some problems. We're going to get onto later but essentially ideas is low satellites up there, and it means that no matter where you are in the world. You'll be able to get coverage you'll be waiting for satellite passive your area because there will always be a satellite overhead and this isn't the first time. I've heard of a plan to be internet from space to cover the rest of the world. That isn't currently connected. This other companies in this game. Right. Right. So right now, they're actually nine companies are working on exactly this thing space internet..

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"elon musk" Discussed on The Vergecast

The Vergecast

03:49 min | 2 years ago

"elon musk" Discussed on The Vergecast

"This is now the third week where you have been ready to go with a recap of this week in Eli on and then Alana's eland listen, I don't want to be too dramatic about it, but Elon Musk has kind of been ruining my life. The last several months. All right. But I would say this is the most. This is the only time when we've said, oh, we got a, we gotta hit pause in like start over because of the scale of the lonning. So Liz has already recorded this week and he lawn for the verge cast that were tossing and clock in the morning this morning, I'm on Pacific time. It's currently two o'clock. We're it's Thursday and like I cannot believe that I am already out of date and it has not even been twelve hours. What happened was I had this great thing about like labor unions and tesla in this NLRB board hearing what's been going on this week, and then the SEC was like, what's up we're filing charges. So the SEC is sued Elon Musk for securities fraud after he attempted to take the company private earlier this summer, longtime listeners know a recurring theme in this week in Ilan is that one should never tweet. And right now in the SEC complaint, we have some evidence for why not only because of the take private tweets that are the basis of the. Plaint. Those are pretty significant, but also because a bunch of the evidence cited in the complaint is Elon Musk's, shortsellers tweets. So for those of you who might not know shortsellers people who basically bet that a stock is going to decline. And those of you who've been watching Eline closely know that he has been saying all sorts of wild things about shortsellers. There are two that are cited in the complaint. One of them is from may short burn of the century coming soon. Flame should arrive just in time and another one in June. They have about three weeks before their short position explodes. Although obviously, there are plenty of other taunts for shortsellers to choose from anyway. The SEC just gave a press conference where they basically dragged Ilan. I called up a couple of corporate governance folks, but what what the SEC is seeking to do is remove Elon Musk from being the CEO or a board member of a public company. Any public company not just tesla the claim is that his tweet in particular about taking tesla, private. Four hundred twenty dollars share, quote funding secure was so reckless that not only should he removed as the CEO of tesla, but he should never serve in in one of those positions at a public company again, which is wild, correct. Listen, all of this is wild. I'm just gonna read you some choice quotes from the complaint in truth. And in fact, musk had not discussed much less confirmed key deal terms, including price with any potential funding source. And then they go on to say that the funding secured tweet was false and misleading and subsequent statements were false and misleading to and then I'm going to quote again, musk new or was reckless in not knowing that each of these statements was false and misleading because he did not have an adequate basis. In fact, for his assertions, musk knew that he had never discussed a going private transaction at four twenty a share with any potential funding source. He had done nothing to investigate whether it would be possible for all current investors to remain with tesla as a private company via special purpose fund and had not confirmed support of Tesla's investors for going. Transaction. That's a lot. Yeah, never tweet, I think so when the SEC says, we don't think you should be at a an officer in any public company ever again, is that the sort of thing like the SEC says that to a lot of people, but they don't really mean it by the time it gets trial. It's like, yeah, we just that's our opening position, but that's not really gonna go there or is this the thing that they don't really do? And this is like super serious. 'cause they're real mad. It's super serious because they're real mad. They filed mmediately. You gotta keep in mind..

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"elon musk" Discussed on Vox's The Weeds

Vox's The Weeds

04:15 min | 2 years ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Vox's The Weeds

"And like in fact, now is not editor in chief so that he doesn't have to make all the decisions about stuff and can like be interested in the idea. That he wants to do. We had to do things like build a copy desk, not physically that would be hilarious, but you know, institute procedures that made it harder to get everything up on the internet immediately, but that made it possible for the site to run no matter who was sitting at the editor in chief desk. I also I want to say something because I absolutely have to, and I'm aware that it's probably going to bring everyone mildly down, but there are two points I wanna make one is that when we talk about being a Boy Genius, it's worth noting that Elon Musk is forty, seven years old. I think that there is something to be said about how we talk about specifically men in tech pantley, white dudes, specifically white dudes, and it's very interesting how a forty seven year old man who tweets random things about, you know, setting stock price rounding up a stock price to four twenty because it's entertaining and making strange decisions and tweeting strange things. And again, accusing people of being pedophile. We treat that. It's kind of like, yeah, like boyish nature of Silicon Valley. When this man is again forty seven years old, and I also wanna make the point that you know the people have been talking a lot about the smoking, a blunt on podcast thing, and we just had. Shooting in Dallas of young man named Botham gene who was shot in his own home by police officer who is now claiming that she thought it was her apartment which, again is her claim and last night a FOX affiliate decided it would be a great idea. The publicized that there is a small amount of marijuana in his apartment, which one makes no difference to the fact that the young man was murdered by an off duty police officer who is again claiming that it was her apartment. It wasn't, but also this idea that Elon Musk smoking, a blunt on a podcast is like, oh, it's a concern for shareholders, but it's also like pretty entertaining. And let's look use it for gifts, but you know, for a young man was yet drug test their employees? Yes, yes. They guess their employees is and also, you know, this was grist for the mill for accusing essentially a dead man of perhaps being culpable in his own murder. But I just I think it's really important to say something about how in the specific way is how we talk about. In Moscow and how we talk about people who are not Elon Musk or non white people in general or not men. It's very different and bothersome, it is extremely weird. Getting back to what Matt was talking about earlier in terms of like companies that scale that we're talking about, someone who even in the most conservative analysis is responsible for the being of a lot of employees as if like it is just a celebrity thing, and there is no actual consequences for the actions. And this is just a show we're all watching. I think that it is healthier to talk about Elon Musk that way than to talk about Donald Trump that way. But there's a weird cognitive incidents in which Texas or simultaneously the people who are going to save the American economy and the thing that we should. We should all be teaching our children to code. We should be teaching them to think like entrepreneurs, you know, because that's the real leading edge and treating the people who actually do hold those roles as if they have no responsibility and just free to do what they like because they're. Talents are what is keeping me economy afloat, much more than their actual like work ethic or professional value or anything like that. That said. This is a function of the culture that has been built. I don't know that it actually does matter all that much if you on Musk's personally more Suber individual that says something about the extent to which people who are like Silicon Valley CEO's are swat in layers of privileged and forgiveness and resources that most human beings don't have, but I'm not sure if he'll on Musk's a person who's responsible for others who retreating if he isn't or feel on musk, actually isn't that responsible for others? Both of those are super weird. Indeed, as a bureaucratic rationalist could've note that we've got to wrap this one up here, but thanks for listening. Everybody.

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"elon musk" Discussed on Vox's The Weeds

Vox's The Weeds

04:21 min | 2 years ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Vox's The Weeds

"But like when, you know for a fact that there is some much better way to do them that is already being done and that what could really be helpful would be for some diligent, careful people to like learn about that. Like let the diligent careful people do it right, and go do something else because there's this tough line to walk with like you have a vision for a new kind of car that seems successful, but also there's the logistical problem of building it like like that's hard man like. That's like, that's the hard stuff. So don't pile on like unrelated unnecessary, hard problems like that just seems crazy. And you just genuinely don't see anybody else acting like that, right. It's interesting, but I feel as if there's something to be said that that craziness and the fact that no one else is doing it is actually part of Elon Musk and therefore Tesla's appeal like their stock price has gone up somewhat over the last week or so. And there are many people who are big fans of this purely because we don't see it. You know, purely because you know, I've seen ten cook, speak, and you know, it's not riveting. But you know, it's the kind of thing that you're like, oh, you know, he runs a company, Elon Musk going on a podcast and smoking a blunt, and again, not inhaling like that's something you do not see. And I think that there is this notion that we have where something being different. Is interesting and it just, you know, that's just how people work. But I also think that that in itself, at this point, Elon Musk could not become Tim cook. That is not going to happen because part of what Elon Musk is best at is being Elon Musk. Then I think that that's an interesting challenge to be so inherently linked, not with just a company, but with a style of doing things that this is kind of baked in now and there's nothing really the board can do about it. There's nothing really people around him can do about it because it both works and doesn't work. And I think that that's a fascinating challenge. I am not an organizational sociologist, but I think that, oh, I mean, I'm not organizational sociologist, but I realized that this is in fact another ration- of the max paper thing that that Nike coming back to you on Friday weeds about charismatic, bureaucratic leadership, like it's not wholly implausible for an. Institution that is built around a charismatic leader to transition to bureaucratic leadership. It is a difficult problem and this is, you know, I know that there are people who have spent their careers working on this and who could probably talk about some trends of organizations that successfully make that leap. But it is very obvious that it requires a willingness to not be a as medical organization anymore, right? Like you need to have an understanding collectively that you want view organization to continue to persist after the person who started it. No longer is there or no longer exists or something like that, and that there's a certain amount of kind of conscious culture building that needs to happen and also a greater tolerance for the things that are going to make it less efficient for that person to get what they want because what they want is not what the company is there to serve anymore. I don't know that it is fully baked into the cake that tesla cannot survive without Elon Musk. I think that we have seen. Look, it would have been very easy for apple when it was rebuilt under, you know, the return of Steve Jobs to be a Steve Jobs Centric enterprise, maybe a little bit less easy because it had existed as a company without him before, but they're really work questions, went him cooked took over for jobs of lake weather. Apple could continue in the way it has and wilder questions about whether he's been as good. There hasn't been like, oh, apple is dead now because apple raised Steve Jobs. So it's possible, but it's difficult and it requires accepting that you're gonna piss off the person at the heart of the organization. I mean, like as reclined is not Elon Musk at all. One of the key differences between as rainy Lon musk is that when you guys started a website as RA was perfectly willing to not be the person making all the decisions..

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"elon musk" Discussed on Vox's The Weeds

Vox's The Weeds

03:59 min | 2 years ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Vox's The Weeds

"You really not supposed to lie about the financial situation of a publicly traded company and to say, I, it looks like he's going to get not into any major, major legal trouble with the SEC. But like if ding has not been secured for your move to take your company private you, but really not supposed to say that it has been and he does benefit a little bit. You know, sometimes Trump will tweet things and you'll be like if another politician had done that, geo, but like with Trump a little baked into the cake, musk has like said enough loopy stuff that people don't take it too seriously, but he. Puts them in this exquisitely delicate position where like just shutting up and doing your job is not an option now, but his efficacy as a like, I make you believe in this seems to be headed downhill. Something else that's important to note is that there is a board of directors that is supposed to kind of keep Elon Musk in check. The issue with tesla is that musk is the largest shareholder the chairman of the board, and obviously the most famous person involved with tesla. His brother is still a director, eight years after the company went public, even though his brother Kimball is a food entrepreneur, and in general, every effort by the board to try and do things like split the CEO in Sherman role and adopt proxy access, which would mean that shareholders could propose their own board candidates hasn't really worked and like there's been talk about appointing a chief operating officer that hasn't really worked, we'll win. It hasn't really work. Worked lake, the board has considered and rejected. Yes, because if the board were parent and Elon Musk were teenager, the board would be the kind of parent who says it's totally cool. If you drink at home as long as you don't drive afterwards, which is a type of parenting, but maybe not the ideal type of parenting for this particular example, I mean, or maybe it is because as Matt said, like tesla knows it as a public company, it's going to need an ongoing public performance. And like since musk is so closely tied to tesla as an identity, jettisoning musk would really raise questions about, okay, so like what are we investing in any way? But this is where I wanna talk about the head butting incident because in a world where Elon Musk Joe's head down and says, okay, I understand that tesla isn't really about me. It's about the car. I am not super confident that that world actually results in more cars getting on the road. You know, when we talk about the head ends at this was something that happened. A while back, but just kind of came out recently that must visited a factory and was observing cars rolling down the assembly line and got really upset at a safety sensor feature that stopped the assembly line when somebody got too close and it was like, you know, this is slowing down production. He was told, no, this is a safety issue. Can't you know there's going to be danger of someone's too close to it, and then must went and headbutted one of the cars on the assembly line to demonstrate that it wouldn't be a problem. If somebody ran into a car that was moving on the assembly line that like this safety issue was overblown, which is like, obviously both very eccentric thing for a human being to do and weird thing to do to one of your products, especially when you have production issues where supply meeting demand like, and also there would be risks to the car. There also win. Your product is known for having safety issues right sample with the summoned feature, which musk advertised in two thousand sixteen would allow you to be in New York and say, like. I would like my car to come to me and drive itself from Los Angeles and musk was like, it should work anywhere connected by land and not black by borders. This'll be great. This is a great idea. It has not been great and has resulted in so far like no major injuries or anything, but it hasn't worked quite as well as people have have ho..

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"elon musk" Discussed on Channel 33

Channel 33

05:07 min | 2 years ago

"elon musk" Discussed on Channel 33

"Hundred twenty dollars funding feel you have to say four twenty though you got a role with the vibe the tweet 'cause it was definitely like a weed reference, right? We'll yeah, right. Yeah, I'm gonna get into the weird Suryadi of his tweet. So basically Lon Musk's suggesting that he might take his company, tesla, private at four hundred twenty dollars share Tessa. Trading now ended in thirty dollars a share on NASDAQ and the funding that he's referring to the tweet according to the New York Times would come in part from an arrangement. He might strike with the Saudi government just normal stashes normal stuff that no one basically, but you'll musk knew about Intel alone must started tweeting about potentially taking his company private, taking his own corporate board by surprise and taking federal regular. Tres by surprise. He sort of created a mess. I'm gonna read one a read a bit of one story from the New York Times. The headline is, tesla directors do damage control after Elon Musk tweets. That's the name of our podcast. Hey, well, that's, I mean, that's how you end must ended up back in front of us again this week. So the time story reads, members of Tesla's board are scrambling to control chief executive who some directors think is out of control, and it goes on musk has continued to post messages on Twitter publicly, plotting the company's strategy. And in some cases, making a surgeons of dubious accuracy that is only added to the chaos and golfing struggling company. Tesla's board members are also racing to unoccupied themselves from the possible fallout from Mr. Musk's public statements. I love the phrase making a surgeons of dubious. That's like rich people code for lying. We'd how much media is coming up with you from his mom always involve at least one adverb and three words that are longer than ten fashions of dubious. Elon Musk is strange to me. He's a very dramatic man. He is a dictator Twitter now, which is unfortunate. I think it's kinda funny, but it's definitely unfortunate for him. Yeah, it undermines him a lot of ways, but it's also here's what I want to talk about with you. Elon Musk to my mind is a strange figure. He's not. He's not Steve Jobs, right? He's not Mark Zuckerberg, he's not a tech figure who you can sit of simplistically associate with the product that we all recognize sucker. The reason we talk about Zuckerberg is because Coburg is the CEO and founder of Facebook. We all know what Facebook is, and we all use Facebook same with St. the late Steve Jobs, right? Like, you know what? An iphone is. Great. That's your sort of American cultural totem for understanding why you're supposed to give a shit about Steve Jobs. Elon Musk is not that if I'm somewhere he's basically a fought leader. Like if I have to summarize his actual corporate footprint, Elon Musk is a guy who wants to go to space and who is drilling tunnels under Los Angeles, and he sells flame throwers as merch in his web store. He's really into hyperloop and he's. And then he like markets electric cars to Republican homeowners. Yeah, he's definitely like he's selling ideas more than products. Are weird products. Products are weird projects. I think that people have a really strong emotional connection to the idea of space exploration. And for a lot of his fans, he represents the like great South African creep hope for. For like the future of space exploration. I think that space, I think I think that space x more than anything else has sort of cemented his reputation or like because he is a crazy fan base like it. That's what's so weird to me. It's like the amount of passionate support that this strange is he a billionaire strange, extremely rich guy has managed to gather around himself is really weird. And yeah, I think it's probably connected to just the idea that he represents this like possible libertarian utopia on Mars that people are really into right now. I think it was. The space is half of it. I definitely think that the just we're going to space part is essential, but I think you're right. The second. I think the crucial part him having the sort of fandom he does is that it's a desire to go to space coupled with a very like bootstraps fought leader vibe that Elon Musk seems to be working with all the time and seems to have fashioned into being his personal narrative..

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"elon musk" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

The WIRED Podcast

04:08 min | 2 years ago

"elon musk" Discussed on The WIRED Podcast

"We love getting your feedback and ideas. So please do podcast out wide Cody k with any thoughts that you have on anything that we discuss on this week show or any of the shows and still going to try this, send us something that you learned this we, we haven't had any yet. So if you have if you had, if you have learned something and I bet someone out there has do let us know what it is at what it coach k. and we'll read out the best facts into Mbai pocus listener each and every each and every week. Upon from if you don't someone in which case l. stop asking first story this week is about some guy. The people seem to be talking about a lot Ilan mousse cake. Most alone. What's happened, Vicky. Elvis has been opening his mouth again or should I say, typing on his keyboard taking to Twitter, his medium of choice once again, to get himself into a big mess. So what happened as you probably remember, one of the biggest news stories of the past few weeks we spoke about it on the cast last week has been the tight 'have rescue the twelve young tiebreakers and football coach who was stranded in a tie cave unable to get out when it's flooded that been there for a couple of weeks and after an international rescue effort, they will all miraculously brought to safety. Now, why? While the team will working do this Elon Musk step forward and started building a mini submarine of rugged pots that he thought might be able to help in the rescue attempts. He was pretty public about work. He tweeted photos videos and things like that in the end, the submarine wasn't used and the cave Davis managed to get everyone out. And that should be we should be finishing. Yeah, if only the story could end there, you know, but this is alone. So what happened next in an interview after the rescue, one of the rescuers named Vernon UN's with was pretty outspoken in his criticism of Elon Musk's submarine, which another at the rescue had also or said, was not practical for the mission. It just wasn't really appropriate for the situation. UN's with said that the sub was just a PR stunt and that it had no hope of working. And he said that Elon Musk can stick his submarine wear. It hurts. So you're, you're musk, someone's thrown some shade at you, but it's okay, you're, you're bigger than that. You can just let them have their moment, but realize that you'll still be on musk. You'll still billionaires even if you don't want people calling you on, it's fine, right? So just stop that. Ilan could probably use a friend let you James because musk ever fragile ego. Took to Twitter to denounce Unsworth. Remember this is one of the hair rose one of the rescuers of the boys. And he claimed again that his submarine could've saved the boys and he basically just seemed incredibly bitter that he sort of missed this opportunity to swoop in and be the savior of the story. But then to make matters worse and somewhat unbelievably, he called UN's with a Pedo guy with absolutely no evidence. This is a completely baseless not even accusation. It's one hundred percent force. Yeah, he had no reason to say this. He basically accused him of being a paedophile. So basically he said he would make a video to prove that his submarine actually would work in the cave and then fully with, sorry, pita guy, but you really did ask for it. And then when someone said, you know, hey alone, maybe that's a bit far. He doubled down and said bet. Yes, line dollar. It's true. Good. Lou nice. I mean, as we kind of went through that, I'm sure you're listening when we bought it up this. Could have stopped it anymore, but it just kept on escalating. There is no need for musk to be using this kind of language or even getting involved in these kinds of discussions. Yeah, he does time and time again, it's all a bit city, isn't it? I mean, someone should just take away his Twitter account. I think, but anyway, after a couple of days and a low of criticism, he gave an apology of sorts on Twitter, of course, which we took over the cat for kiss..

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"elon musk" Discussed on KFI AM 640

KFI AM 640

01:34 min | 3 years ago

"elon musk" Discussed on KFI AM 640

"Magnification and asked him to consider doing some sample pictures so we can see if the technology will be adequate for what we're looking to do that's really the last step then i can go to the division where i've been communicating with and then enter the paperwork and some of the sample pictures i don't think at this point in time that we're ready to do that like i said i need some buying from the microscope manufacturer at that point and so we also working with the elon musk foundation i'm not sure if you're probably familiar with elon musk and right so just to track process that we're trying to.

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