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😮 Elon Musk's shocking AI demands

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No rest for the wicked, or Elon Musk. He’s made more crazy demands.

Can you find love on ChatGPT? Some people think so…

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ELON MUSK

Elon Musk isn’t happy with Tesla’s board. He wants more control - asking for over $80 Billion in shares to fund his future AI projects.

And he says if he doesn’t get it, he says he’ll start his AI projects outside of Tesla.

But why?

Well, Musk apparently feels uncomfortable about growing Tesla into an AI and robotics powerhouse without a 25% shareholding.

He currently holds 13% after… selling part of his stake for his Twitter acquisition. 

He thinks owning 25% of Tesla is important to ensure he has the reins.

Musk spilt the beans on X, saying:

And if the board doesn’t agree…

He hinted at developing products outside of Tesla if the board doesn't play ball.

This demand shows how much power Elon Musk believes he has over Tesla - will they fold to his demands?

This kind of behaviour and statements by the CEO have had their share of ups and downs for Tesla's stock.

We all saw that 10% drop after he sold part of his stake to buy Twitter and again when he failed to take Tesla private in 2018.

A rollercoaster ride 

Despite the drama, Tesla's stock has seen a 60% rise in the last 12 months.

Musk is already involved in A.I. ventures outside Tesla of course.

xAI is his answer to OpenAI - although besides limited access to Grok, we haven’t seen anything interesting from them.

While his fans applaud him, some are giving him a hard time for selling his shares.

Our View:

It never gets boring with Elon, does it? With how Twitter has done since he took over, I can’t imagine the Tesla board want to give him any more control…

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AI GIRLFRIENDS

OpenAI has rolled out its GPT store, and as you can imagine… AI girlfriends are taking the platform by storm… even though they are banned.

Some users decided to bend the rules by crafting “Girlfriend bots”, much to OpenAI’s dismay.

They laid down the law in their updated usage policies on the same day as the store launch - but that hasn’t stopped people.

No romance allowed!

The rules explicitly say “We…don’t allow GPTs dedicated to fostering romantic relationships or performing regulated activities”

The creators got a bit crafty, switching from "girlfriend" to "sweetheart" to stay under the radar.

They tried researching terms like “escort”, “companion”, or sweet nicknames like “honey” but came up short.

OpenAI is getting strict on these rule breakers.

If OpenAI is putting the brakes on girlfriend bots, users have plenty of other AI services to turn too…

Our View:

People need to go out more… come on guys…

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