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Is it only me that thinks that almost everything that elon musk claims is just crap?

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@selea I think he has made good points about regulating AI. Other than that, I agree.

@robby @selea A powerful and rich person with a legion of followers which glorify anything he does and says as world-changing galaxy-brain moves... Yup, that can't go well too long.

@selea It's not only you. But he builds rockets that goes to space so what the hell.

@selea I don't understand why he supports Bitcoin; seems strange.

@dublinux @selea he has to offset the possible environmental benefits of Tesla somehow.

@selea It's a mixed bag for me, that I view on a case-by-case basis.

Some ideas he has are nice but some of them are pretty garbage.

Some examples of (imo) good things he made:
- Ebay.
- PayPal (though PayPal itself is declining now).
- OpenAI.
- Neuralink.
- Starlink (more or less).

Some examples of shitty things he made:
- Hyperloop.
- The Boring Company.
- Tesla.
- the Mars Oasis project.

I won't write him off as-is but I do think he is kinda overrated.

@finlaydag33k

He did not make Ebay or Paypal actually, nor Did he create neuralink either ;)

@selea He co-founded them, which imo counts basically as the same...

@finlaydag33k

Confinity was the company that created PayPal, and the company was not Names paypal until 2001 and that was after they booted him

@selea Hm... I am wrong... but so are you (kind of).

Confinity created PayPal, Elon bought Confinity into his company X.com and then later X.com fully rebranded as PayPal.

@selea The part where you forgot X.com (which would alter become the company PayPal) :p

@finlaydag33k

I Did not say anything about that.
I just stated that the company was called Paypal after Elon was booted.

@selea Not really, Elon was still there when they changed the name.

@selea Replaced =/= booted.
He was still I think chairman at that time?

@selea Yeah, I do think that sometimes he is very unreasonable, and misguides people.

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