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WASHINGTON, DC — If I had a bank account like Elon Musk, I might be hanging out somewhere in Palm Beach, Florida this weekend.
Donald Trump should be in a cold, dark cell somewhere in New York State. Instead, he’ll probably follow the link with Leaf and his neo-Nazi friends this weekend, but Musk only hits a high of about 53 on Sunday, sleeping in Twitter’s headquarters in raining San Francisco.
According to photos of him circulating on social media, he doesn’t seem to like the sun anyway, leading some conspiracy theorists to speculate that Musk is actually a vampire. Or maybe it’s just a bot.
Here just north of the capital, we’re hovering around freezing, but it should be around 44 degrees in the afternoon. Stay warm and don’t get bored during the late Christmas news. new york times The staff go on strike and bring in a giant rat named “Scabby” to keep the picket line breakers from crossing. I will keep my Twitter account open for now. Just to see what all the noise and fury is. This seems to mean almost nothing.
On Friday night, after consuming the last of my homemade chili in my new 2-quart cooking pot and searching for a movie to watch on Netflix, my Twitter notifications disappeared. Fuck! Why can’t I get away from sensational clickbait this time of year? I’d rather watch “A Very Murray Christmas.”
But no! Matt Taibi, formerly a prospective heir to the Hunter-Thompson-Gonzo journalism throne, has made a mask bid (for big bucks, of course) about Hunter Biden’s laptop and questionable penis photos. Tweeted. Of course, the new Republican House leader promises to get to the bottom of it after taking office next January.
Clearly, these are desperate times.
Literally as I’m typing this, I got a sad email from Scab. Timesshoved the headline “Why Is It So Hard for Men to Make Close Friends?”
Really? I don’t remember having that problem. They just seem to die more and more as you get older.
In the meantime, back to the Twitter Light Brigadethere was @mtaibbi with a new thread engaged in losing a lawsuit to put Trump back on his God throne.
Twitter File: The Sacking of Donald Trump
Part 1: October – January 6, 2020
1. Thread: Twitter File
Dismissal of Donald Trump
Part 1: October – January 6, 2020
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) December 9, 2022
First let me say this is the most ridiculous way to publish an alleged investigative news scoop I have ever seen. But that is the condition Musk has laid down. He makes “his secret Twitter files” available, but only if the story is first published in a tweet.
After the sinking Titanic hits the iceberg, I think his strategy is to get traffic back on platforms that are losing followers faster than rats jump off. Do you think Mr. Musk even knows how hard he hit the ice? His fortune is shrinking rapidly.
The latest megastar to download data and delete their account is Elton JohnTaibi and some of his fellow so-called journalists went through Twitter messages from the hacker’s staff to announce when they were getting ready to kick off everyone’s Friday night with tweet action.
Elton John @eltonofficial
“All my life I’ve used music to try to bring people together, but it’s sad to see misinformation being used to divide the world. Due to recent changes, we have decided not to use Twitter as incorrect information can be spread unchecked.”
All my life, I’ve tried to use music to bring people together. But it saddens me to see misinformation being used to divide the world.
Due to recent changes in Twitter policies, I have decided not to use Twitter anymore due to the potential for uncontrolled misinformation.
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) December 9, 2022
Clearly, these people are all excited about Adderall and methWho else would post an old message on Twitter Friday night in San Francisco?
Some of their friends on the Google campus and the Facebook premises of One Hacker Way took drugs, snorted, and snorted Russians to witness the biggest hacking event since Stephen Bannon, Mercer’s, and Cambridge. They must have been pouring vodka or something. Analytica said he mined the personal data of 20 million of his Facebook users, which he used to fake enough of his news to get Trump elected president in 2016 on Hillary Clinton’s electronic made by email.
But judging by the lack of response and the total number of yawns on Facebook, most people in the country seem to be just watching Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Even Democrats, who weren’t fully out for the Christmas holidays, seemed far more concerned about Arizona Senator Kirsten Cinema going independent. Or maybe he was just on the couch watching @MileyCyrus shave @JimmyFallon on NBC’s The Tonight Show. .
but you know meI cracked open an IPA, booted one, and took the Twitter bait.
For an hour and a half, I read every tweet, inserted relevant comments, and tried to bring my cool intelligence into the conversation. But how do you get people excited about speed and getting information from 144 character bits to actually click a link and read an article on how to create a working communication system?
Part III: How to create a communication system that works to save democracy and the planet
The biggest real story to come out is clear to me, but obviously no one else.
Fuck hunter biden laptop and pics of his dick. What these staff conversations show is that a hacker is never in charge of his billion-dollar communications system used by millions of people around the world.Yes, they were literally trying to concoct a moderation system on the fly to prevent a fascist takeover of the United States of America – no real clue what they were doing or how to do it.
In La La Land, on the Left Bank, 3,000 miles from the actual action, they still think they were working to prevent the slightest bit of misinformation and disinformation in their tweets. Although they had been warned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security to stop it.
Keep in mind, this was the FBI and HSD headed by Trump’s appointees.
If there is talk of a scandal anywhere here, it is that Trump began to oppose the 2020 election results, lead a seditious conspiracy, and foment violent riots to overthrow the US government. Trump’s own team tried to shut him down after the incident. From the inside—while he was president and commander-in-chief!
None of the people involved in creating this flawed moderation system had even heard of it. Ostrom’s modelis named after American political economist Elinor Ostrom. Eleanor Ostrom was the first of two women to win the Nobel Prize in Economics for her “analysis of economic governance, especially the commons”.
Ostrom identified eight “design principles” for stable local common pool resource management. This research is well known in international relations circles. The Obama administration was using it to push so-called “soft” cultural forces to promote democracy around the world, while tightening sanctions against rogue states like Iran and North Korea. America has more than just military and economic power. We have the cultural power that we can use to promote democracy and work to make the planet more livable for humans in the future.
Perhaps Twitter founders Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Noah Glass, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg are manipulating people’s minds to make money without dropping out of college. If you were researching something other than methods. By entering the code, you will not be stuck in this mess.
But I waited along this thread to see if there were any real news blast bits to hyperventilate.
The best part was when Taibbi shared a message from Twitter staff when Trump bounced his first tweet. Then a bot was created to monitor Trump, and the final straw came when Trump was actually banned from posting and kicked off Twitter.
This seems like the climax they were building up to, as if this was a grand scandal, the very idea of Trump being the first head of state to be banned on social media platforms. did.
#LockThemUp All Trump supporters shout out to the gay progressive Democrats hacking Twitter, oh the left wing cabal that was after the simple innocent conservative Republicans from the beginning. did.
“Bounce his stupid ass, yes!”
“Yeah, and the country rejoices!”
Yes, and the country rejoices! https://t.co/pyWNAjxDFB
— Glynn Wilson (@GlynnWilson1) December 10, 2022
Then: “A real moderation is born…”
It’s not pretty and I should have planned ahead but…
That’s the historical significance and news significance of this.
My next reaction was “I wish they knew about the Ostrom model”.
When they finally quit, Taibbi said: Goodnight everyone. “
I cracked another IPA, took another hit, and wrote:
“Thank you Dog. They’re stopping by for the night. I’m sure we’ll have more to do on Friday night.”
And then tweeted this photo of Miley.
She, Snoop Dogg, Dolly Partin and others can save the world if they just take my advice to make public service music videos that make condoms cool, especially in Africa and India.
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