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Hell Has Frozen Over.

Jeff Bezos must have hit his head pretty hard over the weekend…or perhaps he had a Dickens-esque Christmas Carol moment.

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Good Riddance, Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos went to space this morning ... unfortunately he is back

Jeff Bezos Space Team

via Blue Origin

UPDATE: JULY 20 2021

How anticlimactic: Jeff Bezos went to space ... And then immediately came back to earth.

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For the Love of God, Stop Letting Elon Musk Near Public Transit!

Never let a weird train-hating billionaire design your city's mass transit.

Elon Musk gets a lot of credit for his contributions to technology.

It's on the basis of his supposed genius as a tech-mogul/inventor that people take him seriously when he talks about wild ideas like a Neuralink chip that "could solve paralysis, blindness, hearing," or the so-called Hyperloop, supersonic train system.

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Amazon Darla - GeekWire

As votes were being counted in Alabama to determine whether Amazon workers in the state will be allowed to form a union, the bots were out in full swing.

If you weren't aware, Twitter is currently in a battle with pro-Amazon, anti-union bots. (Because of course it is).

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"Technoking" Elon Musk Is the Perfect Refutation of Meritocracy

The SpaceX and Tesla CEO has a new title, but his tragiccomic arc is the same as ever.

In a Monday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it was revealed that Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the company's CFO, Zach Kirkhorn, have both received new titles.

Musk is taking on the mantle of "Technoking," while Kirkhorn is becoming "Master of Coin."

To clarify, no, this is not an update from a high school Sci-Fi Fantasy Club that accidentally got mixed in with the SEC filings. This is part of vital regulatory documentation for one of the most valuable companies on Earth that includes a Game of Thrones reference and a "badass" adolescent nickname for someone who — on any given day — might be the wealthiest person on Earth.

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