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Second thoughts on the ,”corporate diversity was good for profits” Idea

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Ridgewood NJ, a series of influential McKinsey reports from the mid-2010s, which together made the case that corporate diversity was good for profits, is facing new criticism after a group of academics was unable to replicate its findings.

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Musk Says Tesla Optimus Robot should Cost ‘less than half of a car’

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Ridgewood NJ, Elon Musk says that Tesla’s general-purpose humanoid robot Optimus, designed to take over repetitive tasks from humans, should cost less than half the price of a car. He has previously claimed that the demand for the robot could be as high as 10 to 20 billion units and that it would account for a majority of Tesla’s long-term value. There is no clear timeline for when the robot will begin production, but Tesla has been listing more jobs for its robot program lately, including positions related to supply chains and manufacturing.

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Elon Musk Sues Microsoft-backed OpenAI and its CEO, Sam Altman for Violation of Its Original Mission

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Ridgewood NJ, much like the movie  “2001: A Space Odyssey”  a science fiction film directed by Stanley Kubrick, released in 1968. The film follows a voyage to Jupiter with the sentient computer HAL after the discovery of a mysterious monolith on the Moon. It explores themes of evolution, artificial intelligence, and the potential consequences of human advancement.

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Science Fiction Become Reality as Musk Creates a Cyborg

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Ridgewood N J, Elon Musk has reported that the first human recipient of a Neuralink implant is recovering well, marking a significant milestone in the brain-computer interface industry. Neuralink’s implants, which use ultra-fine electrodes, aim to aid individuals with traumatic injuries, with future goals extending to addressing hearing and vision loss and even facilitating a merger between humans and artificial intelligence. Musk envisions the initial application, called Telepathy, allowing users to control devices through thought, benefiting those who have lost limb functionality.

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Tesla’s Optimus Humanoid Robot Folds a Shirt

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Ridgewwood NJ, domestic bliss, Elon Musk has shared a video of Tesla’s Optimus humanoid robot folding a shirt. The project has come a long way since a very early prototype was shown at Tesla AI Day 2022. Tesla aims to eventually have the robot in people’s homes performing a wide range of tasks, but it first plans to have them in its own manufacturing operations for repetitive and or dangerous tasks.

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SpaceX’s Starlink ‘achieved breakeven cash flow’

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Ridgewood NJ, Elon Musk announced on Thursday that SpaceX has achieved breakeven cash flow. It is unclear whether the milestone was hit on an operating basis or for a specific time period. SpaceX’s valuation is now at around $150 billion. Musk is considering spinning off Starlink and making it public through an initial public offering likely after 2025.

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Elon Musk Says Starlink Will Be Available on Most Aircraft Soon

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Ridgewood NJ, SpaceX’s Starlink will soon be available for use by any aircraft operator. Starlink Aviation will cost airlines $25,000 per month and they will have to purchase equipment for $150,000. It offers download speeds of 40-220 Mbps. Starlink’s network is significantly larger than all of its competition combined – most inflight offerings are only able to offer an unstable connection with a maximum of 10 Mbps.

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STRANGE LIGHTS APPEARED OVER NEW JERSEY SKY

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Ridgewood NJ, it’s a bird , it’s a plane , no it’s Starlink internet satellites. If you noticed a string of moving lights up in the sky over the weekend, you weren’t alone.

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Elon Musk New Project ‘TruthGPT’, a ‘maximum truth-seeking AI’

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Ridgewood NJ, HAL 9000 is a fictional sentient computer from the novel “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Arthur C. Clarke and the film adaptation directed by Stanley Kubrick. HAL is depicted as an artificial intelligence system with a human-like voice and personality, capable of conversing with and controlling the spaceship’s systems.

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SpaceX Starlink Cell Service in the Offering

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Ridgewood NJ, SpaceX filed an application with the US FCC on December 6 for authorization to equip some of its Starlink satellites with direct-to-cellular hardware. The FCC recently authorized SpaceX to launch 7,500 second-generation Starlink satellites before the end of the decade. If the direct-to-cellular hardware is approved, Starlink will be able to provide voice, messaging, and basic web browsing capabilities to mobile devices. SpaceX plans to offer smartphone coverage as soon as 2024.

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Twitter Staff Layoffs Start Friday

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Ridgewood NJ, a new broom sweeps clean, in the email, sent Thursday evening, Twitter said it would be notifying staff by email starting Friday morning about their employment . Its been reported that Elon Musk plans to eliminate about 3,700 jobs at Twitter Inc., or half of the social media company’s workforce, in a bid to drive down costs following his $44 billion acquisition.

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Twitter Developments Keep Developing

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Ridgewood NJ, if you’ve been following or trying to follow the Twitter developments since Friday, then you’re well aware the developments are very much as they say , developing.

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Musk Twitter Deal Done , Musk Calls Himself the “Chief Twit”

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Ridgewood NJ, Elon Musk has bought Twitter. He originally offered to buy the company in April but changed his mind. This resulted in Twitter taking Musk to court to force the sale. Musk was scheduled to be deposed earlier in the month but announced that he would continue with the sale just days before the deposition was to take place.

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Making Free Speech Great Again , Kanye West Buys Social Media App “Parler”

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Ridgewood NJ, Kanye West has agreed to buy Parler, a  social media app that brands itself as a “free speech”-focused substitute for other social media platforms. The purchase echoes similar moves made by former President Trump and Elon Musk to own social media apps and push back against what they consider overbearing moderation policies that silence conservatives.

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Space X Falcon 9 Rocket Visible in the New Jersey Night Sky

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Ridgewood NJ, reports of seeing a brilliant light in the sky, from southern New Jersey to New York City.  No it’s not a UFO , it’s Elon Musk’s SpaceX .According to SpaceX, there was a launch at 6:01 a.m. at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This launch was the ninth launch  of the Falcon 9 . The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was carrying 52 Starlink satellites to orbit.  Clear skies provided a great view for many in the region and along the East Coast.

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