‘You’re an idiot’: The moment Elon Musk lost himself

Elon Musk The Daily Mail reported that he lost his cool when asked a pointed question about Twitter’s software engineering before calling his interlocutor a “cretin” on Tuesday evening.

The billionaire owner of the platform, who recently announced his resignation as CEO, spoke on Twitter CosmosHosted by the famous hacker George Hotzwhen pressed for more specific details by Ian Brown, who worked at Twitter for eight years and is now at Netflix.

in response to his question Hotz, MuskHe said he would need Twitter”rewrite the whole thing“If the platform wanted to have”really high speed“.

This prompted a surprise response from speaker Ian Brown. Seriously wait for a complete rewrite? What’s your prediction for speed? there is – interrupted Brown. we hear Musk answer the question quickly: “Yes”.

Yes, when you say total rewrite, do you mean starting from the skeleton? there is reacted Hotz in the survey. Or a group of engineers sitting at a whiteboard and saying:What is Twitter?“. Revolution or reform?

After thinking about the question, Musk replied: “I think you can literally either try to modify the existing ‘crazy stack’ or rewrite it. Brown saw this as another opportunity to ask questions and said:When you say stack crazy womanwhat do you want to say ?

Simply put, a stack is the technical term for the set of technologies used to build a software product like Twitter.

Musk responds by asking Brown if he has seen the diagram made by Hotzhe resigned from Twitter the other day. This made Brown laugh.

Then we hear Musk and Brown talk to each other, and Brown tries to get a tougher response from the billionaire.come mine Comrade, come on“, Brown started. Suddenly tone Musk exchange.You… Who are you ?“he asks worriedly.

What do you mean, who am I? I don’t know, you gave me that damn microphoneasks Brown, clearly taken aback by the attempt Musk avoid answering their questions.

Hotz he interrupts the conversation by saying again: “Let’s stay civil” as the other two continued their conversation.

I mean, man, you’re in charge of servers and programming and all that. what is stack Elon ?“, Brown asks again.

pick me up from top to bottom. THERE IS What does the stack look like now? How crazy is that? What is so abnormal about this cluster compared to all other large scale systems on the planet, my friend? Continue ! Give it to me.

Instead of answering his question, Muskvisibly excited, resorted to insults.

So, first of all, it’s amazing. Surprise! Wow. you are stupid“, he says Musk. Brown can be heard laughing in response Hotz calls for calm again.

Hahaok! I have no credibility here dude, I don’t know what I’m talking about…” Brown says sarcastically as he grabs the virtual microphone.

Good! What a fool“, Answer Musktrying to have the last word in this awkward exchange. Hotzthe hacker known by his name jailbreaks PlayStation 3 for iOS and reverse engineering (and subsequent Sony lawsuit)was hired by Musk in November to help him “fix” Twitter.

However, a fortnight later, he announced his resignation, saying he “didn’t think he had made a real impact” on the platform.

After that there was an explosion on Twitter Musk there is announced his resignation as CEO of Twitter after being beaten in a disastrous poll on the platform.

When the Tesla chief released the survey, he said he would “respect” the result even if users asked him to resign. The result was confirmed on Monday morning, with just 57.5% of the more than 17 million accounts voting for him to step down.

On Wednesday, he confirmed he would step down from the role he took on in the $44bn deal – after finding someone “crazy enough” to replace him.

The billionaire tweeted:I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone crazy enough to replace him! After that, I’ll just lead the software and server teams“.

Usually a prolific user of the platform, Muskwho also runs automaker Tesla and rocket company SpaceX, did not tweet in the hours after the inquiry.

He broke the silence shortly before 11:30 p.m. Mondaywhen answering: Cheater ‘interested’ in Kim’s proposal Dot comsaid that the survey results were distorted by fake accounts.

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