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    E163: Market rips, Media RIFs, Texas defies Biden, Fintech reckoning, ARkStorm 2.0 & more

    The immigration policy debate is influenced by political motives, with some alleging that open borders are sought by Democrats to secure a permanent electoral majority, while recognizing the need to consider the long-term implications on both politics and the economy.

    enJanuary 26, 2024

    About this Episode

    (0:00) Bestie intros!

    (1:37) Markets rip on strong economic data

    (17:05) Media's broken business model, death spiral

    (35:47) Texas defies the Biden Admin on the Southern Border after SCOTUS votes in favor of the federal government

    (1:04:18) Ethics of publishing non-public financial data

    (1:13:07) Fintech's reckoning

    (1:26:27) ARkStorm 2.0

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    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/01/25/gdp-q4-2023-the-us-economy-grew-at-a-3point3percent-pace-in-the-fourth-quarter.html

    https://www.barrons.com/livecoverage/stock-market-today-012524

    https://abcnews.go.com/Business/dow-closes-above-38000-record-high/story?id=106576234

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/01/11/cpi-inflation-report-december-2023-consumer-prices-rose-0point3percent-in-december-higher-than-expected-pushing-the-annual-rate-to-3point4percent.html

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/05/business/economy/jobs-report-december-2023.html

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/gas-prices-national-average-hit-by-mid-winter-blahs-on-way-to-3gallon-165833984.html

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/01/24/tesla-tsla-earnings-q4-2023.html

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    https://twitter.com/paulkrugman/status/1750529905627128154

    https://fiscaldata.treasury.gov/americas-finance-guide/national-debt

    https://twitter.com/RealEJAntoni/status/1750537238578930101

    https://news.gallup.com/poll/266807/percentage-americans-owns-stock.aspx

    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradadgate/2023/12/19/media-companies-have-slashed-over-20000-jobs-in-2023

    https://twitter.com/maxwelltani/status/1750507633247678531

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/23/business/media/los-angeles-times-layoffs-newsroom.html

    https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/01/business/media/conde-nast-business.html

    https://www.cnn.com/2024/01/23/business/conde-nast-staffers-walkout-layoffs/index.html

    https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2024-01-18/la-times-guild-calls-for-one-day-walkout-to-protest-looming-staff-cuts

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/19/business/media/sports-illustrated-mass-layoffs.html

    https://www.npr.org/2024/01/18/1225446347/pitchfork-faces-layoffs-and-restructuring-under-conde-nast

    https://fortune.com/2023/11/30/yet-another-media-company-is-laying-off-workers-as-the-industrys-retrenchment-hits-vox-media-for-the-second-time-this-year

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    https://www.npr.org/2023/05/15/1173260377/vice-media-bankruptcy

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    https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=today%205-y&geo=US&q=wsj.com,Businessinsider.com,twitter.com,nyt.com&hl=en

    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-08-20/recall-candidate-larry-elder-is-a-threat-to-black-californians

    https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/stats/nationwide-encounters

    https://www.wsj.com/us-news/illegal-immigration-record-border-6db29cad

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/migrant-crossings-u-s-southern-border-record-monthly-high-december

    https://www.scotusblog.com/2024/01/court-allows-border-patrol-to-cut-texas-razor-wire-along-rio-grande

    https://www.texastribune.org/2024/01/22/texas-border-supreme-court-immigration

    https://gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/press/Border_Statement_1.24.2024.pdf

    https://nypost.com/2023/08/19/biden-sells-border-wall-parts-to-thwart-gop-push-to-use-them

    https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/07/nyregion/adams-migrants-destroy-nyc.html

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbs-news-opinion-poll-americans-border-crisis

    https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/california-offer-illegal-immigrants-free-healthcare-deficit-soars-population-shrinks

    https://einvestingforbeginners.com/average-gross-profit-margin-by-industry

    https://twitter.com/TexasLindsay_/status/1750427983448256552

    https://twitter.com/WhidbeyWXGuy/status/1750006365790282175

    https://twitter.com/US_Stormwatch/status/1749669643634233384

    https://twitter.com/Weather_West/status/1750619800840110131

    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • The economy is currently experiencing a market melt-up, but caution should be exercised due to signs of a cooling economy and lower expectations, potentially leading to price adjustments and reduced discretionary income.
    • While the current economic outlook is positive, there are potential storm clouds on the horizon such as weaknesses in the banking system, geopolitical risks, and the challenge of addressing increasing debt and deficits while maintaining financial stability.
    • Investors may feel pressured to invest in popular stocks without fully understanding the risks, while a shift in interest rates could lead to a reevaluation of winners and losers in the market.
    • The media industry is facing economic challenges as tech giants dominate advertising revenue, while traditional outlets struggle to sustain operations. Sensationalism and lack of credibility have further impacted the industry's financial stability.
    • Trust opinionated and articulate individuals who value their fame over anonymous sources, as traditional media has become biased and untrustworthy. Question the authenticity of the mainstream narrative. Radical woke ideologies negatively impact media engagement and financial success.
    • With growing distrust in traditional news outlets, individuals are turning to alternative sources of news for authentic journalism, but the question of whether a trusted authority is necessary for fact-checking remains.
    • In the age of social media and citizen journalism, accessing diverse perspectives is crucial for discerning the truth and making informed decisions.
    • The border encounters and crossings have surged under Biden, leading to controversies and legal battles. Trust in the reported numbers is questioned while factors like perceived open border and YouTube videos on asylum claims contribute to the situation.
    • There is a growing divide between public opinion and the government's approach to border security, with Governor Abbott's stance resonating strongly with the majority of the public. The Biden administration's policies and resistance to stronger border security may be politically misguided.
    • The Biden administration's approach to immigration seeks to balance economic benefits and national security concerns by considering factors such as labor cost, inflation, burden on cities, fairness to immigrants, and potential risks.
    • The immigration policy debate is influenced by political motives, with some alleging that open borders are sought by Democrats to secure a permanent electoral majority, while recognizing the need to consider the long-term implications on both politics and the economy.
    • The tension between the ideology of social justice and the practical concerns of everyday Americans creates a challenge for the Biden administration in addressing immigration issues.
    • The working-class Democrats are moving towards the Republican party as they feel their needs and concerns are not being addressed, while the elite class still holds influence within the party. Both parties are experiencing a shift towards prioritizing border security and avoiding unnecessary foreign wars.
    • Leaking private financial information can harm employees, shareholders, and a company's reputation. Journalists should strive for balanced reporting instead of sensationalism to provide meaningful insights to the public.
    • It is important to look beyond the negative headlines and cherry-picked data to understand the true impact and value of businesses and technologies, such as Fintech, within the industry.
    • Fintech companies should prioritize managing margins and customer acquisition costs to avoid unsustainable practices and maintain long-term profitability.
    • Companies need to consider the impact of technology on their profitability and not be misled by high revenue numbers when evaluating their financial performance.
    • To thrive, payment businesses require massive volumes due to smaller margins than expected. It is vital not to jump to conclusions or spread misinformation during weather events or potential risks.
    • Taking preventive measures and being aware of climate-related risks are crucial in protecting our homes from the increasing frequency and severity of natural events caused by climate change.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Signs of a Cooling Economy Despite Market Melt-Up

    The economy is experiencing a market melt-up, with markets hitting all-time highs and positive indicators such as GDP growth, job increases, lower gas prices, and consumer sentiment. However, there are signs of a cooling economy and lower expectations, as seen in Tesla's statement about a different demand curve and the belt tightening phase. This suggests that discretionary income may decrease, leading to potential price adjustments and reduced expectations. Despite this, the prediction is that the market will continue to rise in the long run due to significant amounts of money on the sidelines and an overall growing trend. While there may be some bumps along the way, the expectation is for a continued market meltdown.

    Potential risks and challenges in the current economic outlook

    The current economic outlook appears to be positive, with GDP growth and decreasing inflation. However, there are potential storm clouds on the horizon. The end of the bank term funding program and the crash in China's stock market could reveal weaknesses in the regional banking system and have a global economic impact. Additionally, geopolitical risks, such as a potential oil shock in the Middle East, could further impact the economy. The significant increase in federal debt over the past couple of years has helped fill the hole created by the pandemic but has also driven up inflation. The stock market's growth has been fueled by fiscal and monetary policies, but there is a looming problem regarding the debt and the need to pay it back. Lowering interest rates was a tactic to reduce interest payments, but the challenge remains in finding a way to address the increasing debt and deficits while maintaining the stability of financial assets.

    FOMO and the Potential Risks of Ignoring Other Stocks

    The stock market's rise and the concentration of wealth in a few top stocks may create a sense of FOMO (fear of missing out) among investors. This can lead to a rush into these popular stocks, while ignoring the vast number of other companies. The psychological pressure to be a part of this trend can cause people to invest even if they don't fully understand the risks. Additionally, the prolonged period of low interest rates has shaped our decision-making and how businesses are built. If interest rates start to rise, it could bring about a shift in the economy that we have not experienced before, leading to a reevaluation of winners and losers. While the party might not be as exuberant as it was during COVID, a decrease in rates could still create frothiness in the market, although it may not be to the same extent.

    Challenges and Shifts in the Media Industry

    The media industry is facing significant challenges due to changing economic conditions. Advertising and classified businesses have been greatly affected, with the majority of ad revenue going to tech giants like Google, Facebook, TikTok, and Amazon. This shift in advertising has left traditional media outlets struggling to sustain their operations. Additionally, the rise of direct access to experts through platforms like podcasts has further impacted the industry. Furthermore, traditional media has had to resort to sensationalism in order to drive clicks and retain audience attention, leading to a loss of trust and faith among readers. Overall, the centralized and biased nature of media has caused a decline in its credibility and financial stability.

    The decline of traditional media and the rise of citizen journalism and alternative platforms.

    Traditional media outlets are losing relevance and credibility. The rise of citizen journalism and alternative platforms like Twitter have given people direct access to information and evidence. Analysts and commentators, like podcasters, are now the go-to source for analysis and interpretation. This shift has disrupted the old media model, which has become biased and untrustworthy in order to survive. The dominance of major print outlets has also been challenged, with regional segregation of information becoming apparent. The truth has become commoditized, leading to a choice for media organizations: express opinions or resort to lying. It is advisable to trust opinionated and articulate individuals who value their fame rather than anonymous sources that serve lies as a service. The glut of mainstream publications peddling the same official narrative without questioning its authenticity adds to the loss of trust in traditional media. Additionally, there is evidence of a "go woke, go broke" trend in media, where radical woke ideologies negatively impact audience engagement and financial success.

    The Need for Transparency and Reliable Sources of Information

    There is a growing distrust and dissatisfaction with traditional news outlets and their ability to deliver truthful information. The "gel man amnesia effect", where people believe parts of the news they are less knowledgeable about without question, is starting to wear off. As a result, individuals are seeking alternative sources of news, such as subscription-based podcasts and newsletters, where they can find authentic journalism. However, the conversation also raises the question of whether an arbitrator is necessary to check the facts and ensure the truth. While some believe in a distributed model where individuals post news, others argue that having a trusted authority is essential. Ultimately, there is a need for more transparency and reliable sources of information that prioritize factual reporting over biased narratives.

    Redefining Truth: The Role of Social Media and Traditional News in a Messy Information Landscape

    The reliability of traditional news sources has been questioned and challenged in recent times. With the rise of social media and citizen journalism, people are seeking multiple sources of information to triangulate the truth. The internet and platforms like Twitter have allowed individuals to follow a diverse range of voices, leading to a more vibrant and messy system of news dissemination. However, this messiness also highlights the importance of better arbitration and fact-checking to combat the spread of misinformation. Society's ability to access and discern the truth is crucial for avoiding societal decay and making informed decisions. It's time for a system where the truth, opinions on the truth, and fiction are better differentiated and where individuals can access multiple perspectives to form their own conclusions.

    Increasing Border Encounters under Biden Administration and Controversies Surrounding Security

    The numbers of encounters and people crossing the border have sharply increased since Biden took office. The chart presented by Jason Calacanis shows a significant spike in border encounters in 2021 and 2024, while previous years remained relatively flat. However, there is a lack of trust in these numbers due to inconsistencies and potential manipulation. The increase in border crossings has been attributed to various factors, including the perception of an open border and YouTube videos on claiming asylum. This situation has created controversy and led to legal battles, such as Texas installing razor tape on the Rio Grande and the federal government's intervention. Ultimately, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the federal government's sole responsibility for border security, prompting Governor Abbott to challenge the decision and declare Texas under invasion.

    Public Opinion vs. Government's Approach to Border Security

    There is a clear and growing divide between public opinion and the government's approach to border security. Governor Abbott's decision to enforce border security may not hold up in a court of law, but it resonates strongly with the majority of the public who want to see effective measures in place. The images, videos, and statistics of record-breaking illegal immigration at the border have fueled public concern. Additionally, the Biden administration's policies, such as halting border wall construction and granting asylum to economic migrants, have further contributed to the border crisis. Texas' efforts to reinstate border security have even led to a legal battle with the federal government. Despite potential legal setbacks, Governor Abbott's stance on this issue could elevate him to national hero status. Conversely, the Biden administration's resistance to stronger border security may be a misguided political strategy and contrasts with the sentiment of the American people.

    The Biden administration's approach to immigration: balancing economic growth and national security.

    There are two main arguments regarding the Biden administration's approach to immigration. On one hand, some economists argue that allowing more immigrants to enter the country at an accelerated rate can lower the cost of labor, which can subsequently reduce inflation and the cost of goods and services. This can lead to economic growth and increased consumption. However, others criticize this theory, stating that it is flawed and does not consider the potential consequences such as security vulnerabilities, the burden on major cities, and the unfairness to immigrants who have gone through the proper channels. While some may view the open approach as a manifestation of guilt and a desire to share, it is crucial to strike a balance and ensure control, documentation, and awareness in immigration policies to address concerns such as terrorism and communicable diseases.

    The multifaceted and politically driven discussion on immigration policy highlights complex motivations and interests, including the potential impact on political strategy and economic landscapes.

    The discussion surrounding immigration policy is multifaceted and often politically driven. While there may have been an economic rationale for open borders in the past, the current debate seems to be more about political strategy than economic necessity. The argument presented by Tucker Carlson suggests that Democrats are pushing for open borders in an effort to gain millions of new voters and secure a permanent electoral majority. However, it's important to note that this viewpoint has been criticized as a conspiracy theory by some. Regardless, the conversation highlights the complex motivations and interests at play in immigration policy discussions, with some advocating for a skills-based system while others favor more inclusive policies. Ultimately, the immigration policy decisions made can have significant long-term implications for both political and economic landscapes.

    The Woke Elite and the Reality of Everyday Americans

    There is a disconnect between the ideology of the "woke elite" and the practical realities faced by everyday Americans. The ideology of social justice, which divides the world into oppressed and oppressor groups, influences the political decisions of this elite group. They believe in providing help and benefits to marginalized groups, including migrants crossing the border. However, this ideological view often overlooks the strain it puts on resources and the concerns of the general population. Many Americans, including working-class Democrats, are worried about the impact of unchecked immigration on wages and job opportunities. This divide between ideology and practicality poses a challenge for the Biden administration, as they must balance their long-term goals of recruiting Democratic voters with the concerns of the majority who see the situation at the border as a crisis.

    Growing Divide within the Democratic Party and Shift towards Populism in the Republican Party

    The divide within the Democratic party is becoming more apparent. There is a growing gap between the working-class Democrats and the elite class who control the party. As wages increase due to low unemployment, the working-class Democrats are starting to move towards the Republican party, seeking leaders who can appeal to their needs and concerns. Meanwhile, the elite class, which includes professional elites and Ivy League graduates, continue to have a significant influence within the party, despite losing control. This divide is not limited to the Democratic party, as the Republican party is also experiencing a shift towards populism. Ultimately, the majority of Americans, regardless of party, want policies that prioritize border security and avoid unnecessary foreign wars.

    The detrimental effects of leaking private financial information and the need for balanced and non-clickbait reporting.

    The leaking of private financial information about businesses can have detrimental effects on employees, shareholders, and the overall reputation of the company. It is comparable to the gossip version of business reporting, with headlines that focus on negative aspects and sensationalism rather than providing meaningful insights to the public. While journalists may argue that it helps the public understand business and trends at a deeper level, the true motives behind such reporting can be questioned. Often, the leaks are orchestrated by insiders with financial interests or disgruntled employees who feel unheard or believe the company is engaging in unethical practices. While it can be argued that the media has a right to publish newsworthy information, it would be more beneficial if they presented a balanced and non-clickbait approach to reporting confidential financial data.

    The Consequences of Reporting Private Financial Information and the Importance of Considering the Full Context

    The reporting and publicizing of private financial information can harm businesses, employees, the ecosystem, and overall progress. The focus on highlighting the failures and challenges of startups can overshadow the innovation and progress within the industry. It is important to consider the quality of businesses beyond a few cherry-picked data points. Merely looking at financial numbers without understanding the full context, such as the profit and loss statement, can lead to misinterpretations. Additionally, the term "Fintech" has evolved to represent technology companies redefining financial services. However, some Fintech businesses may not have the expected technological advantages, with margins and return profiles resembling traditional financial services. It is crucial to look beyond the hype and assess the true impact and value of Fintech in various sectors such as insurance, lending, and banking.

    Balancing growth and profitability in Fintech

    Many Fintech companies have fallen into the trap of prioritizing growth over profitability and sustainability. They have relied on acquiring customers through platforms like Facebook and Google, which have become saturated and resulted in higher customer acquisition costs (CAC) and lower conversion rates. To counter this, some companies have resorted to giving away their products for free or offering lower rates, which may generate revenue growth in the short term but lead to unprofitability in the long run due to increased defaults and higher loss ratios. This approach has revealed that many Fintech businesses are essentially financial businesses without a unique technological advantage. It is crucial for Fintech companies to carefully manage their margins and CAC ratios to avoid getting caught in an unsustainable cycle.

    The Changing Role of Technology in the Economy

    Technology is no longer a distinct sector, but rather a tool that enables various sectors of the economy. High gross margin companies are rewarded for growth, but they often struggle to generate consistent profitability. Traditional companies are now adopting technology and attempting to position themselves as tech companies, but they may not have the same advantage as existing incumbents. Additionally, accounting rules can impact gross margins and lead to lobbying efforts to change the definition of gross margins. Fintech companies, in particular, face challenges due to their lower gross margin profiles compared to software businesses. Investors should factor in the margin profile and not confuse revenue numbers with actual net revenue.

    The Importance of Volume and Understanding Margins in Payment Businesses

    The success of payment and other similar businesses heavily relies on volume. Many people don't fully understand the scale needed for these companies to thrive. The margins in these industries tend to be smaller than expected, requiring massive volumes to make them financially viable. Comparing revenue to transaction fees can be misleading, as it fails to account for the actual profitability of the business. Additionally, weather events like the rumored arc storm in California can cause significant damage and financial losses. While it's important to stay informed about potential risks, it's crucial not to jump to conclusions or spread misinformation.

    Personal Experiences with Climate Change Effects

    Climate change can lead to more frequent and severe natural events, such as floods and storms. The conversation between David Friedberg, Jason Calacanis, Chamath Palihapitiya, and David Sacks highlights their personal experiences with the effects of climate change, including leaks and damage to their properties. They discuss the importance of taking preventive measures, such as buying sandbags and fixing roofs, to protect their homes. Additionally, they discuss the risks of having certain types of materials, like wood shakes, which can become fire hazards. The conversation underscores the need for awareness and preparedness in the face of climate-related challenges.

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    https://www.pokernews.com/news/2024/05/phil-hellmuth-60th-birthday-bash-las-vegas-45984.htm

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    https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2024/03/23/summers-inflation-reached-18-in-2022-using-the-governments-previous-formula

    https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1378034932006592512

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAr9oGSXgak&rco=1

    https://www.cnn.com/2023/11/20/opinions/sheryl-sandberg-something-we-can-all-agree-on/index.html

    https://news.un.org/en/story/2024/03/1147477

    https://thegrayzone.com/2024/03/07/media-concocts-un-hamas-rape-report/amp/

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/29/world/middleeast/israel-hamas-sexual-violence-un.html

    https://github.com/Profluent-AI/OpenCRISPR

    Meta's scorched earth approach to AI, Tesla's future, TikTok bill, FTC bans noncompetes, wealth tax

    Meta's scorched earth approach to AI, Tesla's future, TikTok bill, FTC bans noncompetes, wealth tax

    (0:00) Bestie Intros: Reservation Tips!

    (5:20) Meta goes scorched earth in AI, why the stock was down despite beating on earnings

    (22:20) Tesla's roadmap, ranking the company's highest-upside bets outside of cars for the next 10 years

    (47:25) FTC bans noncompetes: impact on startups and company formation

    (1:00:33) Besties reminisce on their encounters with Steve Jobs

    (1:10:25) TikTok "divest-or-ban" bill is signed into law: Will China comply? What's it worth without the algorithm? Will a deal get done?

    (1:27:22) Biden's proposed capital gains hikes and a 25% wealth tax for those with $100M+ in assets

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    https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg

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    https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect

    Referenced in the show:

    https://ai.meta.com/blog/meta-llama-3

    https://huggingface.co/meta-llama/Meta-Llama-3-8B

    https://about.fb.com/news/2024/04/introducing-our-open-mixed-reality-ecosystem

    https://about.fb.com/news/2024/04/meta-ai-assistant-built-with-llama-3

    https://www.cnn.com/2024/04/25/investing/meta-stock-plunges-ai-spending/index.html

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiMTRQXBol0

    https://twitter.com/AravSrinivas/status/1781099224169320500

    https://wow.groq.com/12-hours-later-groq-is-running-llama-3-instruct-8-70b-by-meta-ai-on-its-lpu-inference-enginge

    https://twitter.com/lauramaywendel/status/1782040453266710551

    https://twitter.com/naveengrao/status/1781491370114633816

    https://twitter.com/winglian/status/1783456379199484367

    https://www.meta.ai

    https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1780302197772952049

    https://electrek.co/2024/03/16/tesla-full-self-driving-beta-v12-finally-rolls-out

    https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/tesla-cuts-price-full-self-driving-software-by-third-8000-2024-04-21

    https://fortune.com/2024/04/15/elon-musk-tesla-cut-10-percent-global-workforce-14000-employees-slowing-ev-demand

    https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/tesla-take-shareholder-vote-shifting-incorporation-texas-musk-says-2024-02-01

    https://www.ft.com/content/46aac746-4a54-437f-a0b7-9b81b154c21d

    https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TSLA:NASDAQ

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/24/tesla-stock-up-after-elon-musk-says-new-affordable-ev-models-coming.html

    https://www.tesla.com/blog/master-plan-part-deux

    https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1776663647735218491

    https://digitalassets.tesla.com/tesla-contents/image/upload/IR/TSLA-Q1-2024-Update.pdf

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/25/gdp-q1-2024-increased-at-a-1point6percent-rate.html

    https://palmetto.com

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pja_n8ThDsU

    https://www.fastcompany.com/90972171/cruise-suspends-driverless-vehicle-operations-in-san-francisco-after-dmv-revokes-permit

    https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1777496946263134414

    https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/03/technology/cruise-general-motors-self-driving-cars.html

    https://thehill.com/business/4615452-ftc-votes-to-ban-non-compete-agreements

    https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/news/press-releases/2024/04/ftc-announces-rule-banning-noncompetes

    https://www.techemails.com/p/steve-jobs-emails-adobes-ceo

    https://venturebeat.com/business/how-steve-jobs-felt-betrayed-by-eric-schmidt-over-googles-android

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWOt9Cjq2mw

    https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/24/24139036/biden-signs-tiktok-ban-bill-divest-foreign-aid-package

    https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/senate-returns-95b-foreign-aid-package-ukraine-israel/story?id=109506150

    https://www.cnbc.com/2023/12/06/tiktok-parent-bytedance-offers-share-buyback-at-268-billion-valuation.html

    https://www.theinformation.com/articles/bytedance-exploring-scenarios-for-selling-tiktok-without-algorithm?rc=pxkrxo

    https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/senate-reauthorizes-and-expands-section-702-surveillance

    https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1783220583075111401

    https://www.wsj.com/tech/tiktok-ban-chinese-owners-bytedance-1a857a06

    https://x.com/MsMelChen/status/1783524423963697262

    https://x.com/Jason/status/1783556155924705388

    https://x.com/Jason/status/1783604248569360516

    https://www.atr.org/biden-calls-for-44-6-capital-gains-tax-rate-highest-capital-gains-tax-since-its-creation-in-1922

    https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/131/General-Explanations-FY2025.pdf

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-04-24/tax-on-rich-to-save-social-security-popular-with-swing-state-voters-poll

    https://balajis.com/p/all-it-takes-is-all-you-got

    https://twitter.com/maceskridge/status/1783290784311058788

    Google fires protestors, NPR chaos, Humane's AI Pin, Startup tax crisis, sports betting scandal

    Google fires protestors, NPR chaos, Humane's AI Pin, Startup tax crisis, sports betting scandal

    (0:00) Bestie Intros: Chamath recaps the Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, "High IQ foods"

    (9:49) All-In Summit update, Poker styles of Andrew Robl, Jason Koon, and Phil Hellmuth  

    (14:38) Google fires protestors

    (35:08) Chaos and culture wars at NPR

    (40:43) Humane's AI Pin: Marques Brownlee's review, the Ex-Apple issue, polarizing reactions

    (1:02:28) Startup tax crisis: How a recent provision upended R&D deductions

    (1:12:39) Sports betting scandal: NBA player Jontay Porter banned for life, explosion of sports betting in the US

    (1:23:33) How to get better at chess, childhood Bestie schemes

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    Intro Music Credit:

    https://rb.gy/tppkzl

    https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg

    Intro Video Credit:

    https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect

    Referenced in the show:

    https://twitter.com/NoTechApartheid/status/1780278895058518468

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/17/google-workers-arrested-after-nine-hour-protest-in-google-cloud-ceos-office.html

    https://www.notechforapartheid.com

    https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/17/24133700/google-fires-28-employees-protest-israel-cloud-contract

    https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1779914595156808045

    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2024-04-11/ty-article-magazine/.premium/saying-what-cant-be-said-israel-has-been-defeated-a-total-defeat/0000018e-cdab-dba9-a78e-efef6ba10000

    https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/israel-wins-gaza-battles-but-risks-losing-the-war-c6a3823f

    https://www.cnn.com/2024/01/19/middleeast/eisenkot-netanyahu-israel-war-politics-gaza-intl/index.html

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-APSXZy9UI

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/02/world/middleeast/israel-gaza-aid-workers-killed.html

    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2024-03-31/ty-article-magazine/.premium/israel-created-kill-zones-in-gaza-anyone-who-crosses-into-them-is-shot/0000018e-946c-d4de-afee-f46da9ee0000

    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2023-12-15/ty-article/.premium/israeli-army-says-killed-three-hostages-mistakenly-identified-as-threat-in-northern-gaza/0000018c-6edd-dbd5-a39c-ffff08470000

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/06/world/middleeast/israel-idf-soldiers-war-social-media-video.html

    https://twitter.com/JustStop_Oil/status/1580883249228046336

    https://www.npr.org/2024/01/24/1226035539/npr-ceo-katherine-maher-wikimedia

    https://www.npr.org/about-npr/178659563/our-mission-and-vision

    https://www.thefp.com/p/npr-editor-how-npr-lost-americas-trust

    https://www.npr.org/sections/npr-extra/2024/04/12/1244456600/from-npr-president-and-ceo-katherine-maher-thoughts-on-our-mission-and-our-work

    https://twitter.com/realchrisrufo

    https://twitter.com/wokal_distance/status/1780695504210567335

    https://www.theinformation.com/articles/has-humane-created-the-next-iphone-or-the-next-google-glass

    https://humane.com

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TitZV6k8zfA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xWXRk3yaSw

    https://www.amazon.com/Anxious-Generation-Rewiring-Childhood-Epidemic/dp/0593655036

    https://www.amazon.com/Nexus-Trilogy-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00TOZI7FM

    https://www.amazon.com/Bad-Therapy-Kids-Arent-Growing/dp/0593542924

    https://www.wsj.com/sports/basketball/jontay-porter-banned-gambling-5dd9c1a8

    https://nypost.com/2024/04/17/sports/how-jontay-porter-orchestrated-failed-nba-gambling-scandal

    https://dknetwork.draftkings.com/2024/1/31/24054415/lebron-james-joins-draftkings-football-sports

    https://www.espn.com/espn/betting/story/_/id/39563784/sports-betting-industry-posts-record-11b-2023-revenue

    https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/38386013/how-nba-new-rules-resting-stars-work

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2huVf1l4UE

    E174: Inflation stays hot, AI disclosure bill, Drone warfare, defense startups & more

    E174: Inflation stays hot, AI disclosure bill, Drone warfare, defense startups & more

    Register for the All-In Summit: https://summit.allinpodcast.co

    (0:00) Bestie Intros: J-Cal is out this week!

    (0:57) All-In Summit 2024 Announcement

    (3:10) Nvidia's market position, Collapse of Western cities, State of the cloud market

    (17:30) Inflation stays hotter than expected for the third straight month: chance of a HIKE instead of a cut?

    (45:41) AI disclosure bill: important step for creators or unnecessary?

    (1:06:27) Drone warfare: The future of war, Silicon Valley's defense decision

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    https://rb.gy/tppkzl

    https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg

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    https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect

    Referenced in the show:

    https://summit.allinpodcast.co

    https://youtu.be/FgUKIRnxrxw

    https://laist.com/news/kpcc-archive/election-2014-prop-47-reduces-drug-and-property-cr

    https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf/article/san-francisco-election-progressives-18699100.php

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/10/cpi-inflation-march-2024-consumer-prices-rose-3point5percent-from-a-year-ago-in-march.html

    https://www.investing.com/economic-calendar/core-cpi-736

    https://www.investing.com/economic-calendar/cpi-733

    https://twitter.com/LHSummers/status/1778093870271664291

    https://www.wsj.com/economy/inflation-march-cpi-report-interest-rate-239b7e5e

    https://twitter.com/LHSummers/status/1762607548828360798

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2024/03/23/summers-inflation-reached-18-in-2022using-the-governments-previous-formula

    https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1778098007625572487

    https://www.city-journal.org/article/lisa-d-cooks-careless-scholarship

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/08/biden-will-announce-details-of-new-student-loan-forgiveness-plan.html

    https://www.livemint.com/news/world/bidens-4-5-trillion-spending-plan-faces-deficit-test-11619956141365.html

    https://twitter.com/unusual_whales/status/1778479545613439455

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/01/the-us-national-debt-is-rising-by-1-trillion-about-every-100-days.html

    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS

    https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1777017715846455470/photo/1

    https://schiff.house.gov/news/press-releases/rep-schiff-introduces-groundbreaking-bill-to-create-ai-transparency-between-creators-and-companies

    https://schiff.house.gov/imo/media/doc/the_generative_ai_copyright_disclosure_act.pdf

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/05/billie-eilish-nicki-minaj-200-artists-sign-letter-against-ai-music.html

    https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/6/24122915/openai-youtube-transcripts-gpt-4-training-data-google

    https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/jury-reaches-verdict-ed-sheeran-copyright-infringement-case/story

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xG1vOxwgqJw

    https://twitter.com/sambendett/status/1774074927437475862

    https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/ukraine-produce-one-million-drones-next-year-zelenskiy-says-2023-12-19

    https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-has-seven-drones-every-one-ukraine-has-army-official-2023-12

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/12/world/europe/ukraine-drone-russia-jamming.html

    https://www.politico.com/news/2023/12/19/missile-drone-pentagon-houthi-attacks-iran-00132480

    https://www.saildrone.com

    https://govciomedia.com/dod-seeks-to-grow-partnerships-with-silicon-valley-startups

    https://www.statista.com/statistics/1249871/share-of-the-global-lithium-ion-battery-manufacturing-capacity-by-country

    https://www.militaryaerospace.com/power/article/14072339/emp-high-power-electromagnetic-weapons-railguns-microwaves

    https://www.allencontrolsystems.com

    https://www.allencontrolsystems.com/bullfrog

    E173: Google buying HubSpot? FTX depositors not made whole, AI job fears, Ukraine joining NATO

    E173: Google buying HubSpot? FTX depositors not made whole, AI job fears, Ukraine joining NATO

    (0:00) Meet All-In's new CEO: Jon Haile!

    (7:13) FTX Correction: Depositors are not getting "made whole"

    (19:26) Trump Media updates

    (27:12) Google considering bid to acquire HubSpot: Price, relevancy, feasible with regulators? Should Google investors be worried or excited?

    (49:20) AI job loss fears go mainstream, potential for autonomous domestic robots in next five years

    (1:11:17) Blinken says Ukraine will join NATO: WW3 risk, election implications

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    https://rb.gy/tppkzl

    https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg

    Intro Video Credit:

    https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect

    Referenced in the show:

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/27/sbf-team-argues-for-5-6-year-sentence-ftx-customers-to-get-money-back.html

    https://www.axios.com/2024/02/06/ftx-repay-customers-creditors-investors

    https://www.reuters.com/technology/ftx-gets-court-approval-sell-crypto-assets-2023-09-13

    https://www.reuters.com/technology/ftx-expects-us-reduce-bankruptcy-claim-3-billion-5-billion-2024-03-21

    https://www.google.com/finance/quote/DJT:NASDAQ

    https://www.barrons.com/articles/djt-truth-social-trump-media-stock-price-earnings-4ad7c458

    https://www.barrons.com/articles/djt-truth-social-trump-media-stock-price-today-d2249f43

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2024/apr/03/trump-media-es-family-trust-2022-loans

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/03/business/trump-media-insider-trading-guilty.html

    https://twitter.com/mtaibbi/status/1619029772977455105

    https://nypost.com/2023/01/28/left-wing-think-tank-responsible-for-fake-russia-stories

    https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/google-parent-alphabet-weighs-offer-hubspot-sources-say-2024-04-04

    https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/HUBS/hubspot/revenue

    https://www.google.com/finance/quote/HUBS:NYSE

    https://www.statista.com/statistics/266249/advertising-revenue-of-google

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mergers_and_acquisitions_by_Alphabet

    https://ir.hubspot.com/news/hubspot-reports-q4-and-full-year-2023-results

    https://twitter.com/thedailyshow/status/1774995166778020059

    https://www.klarna.com/international/press/klarna-ai-assistant-handles-two-thirds-of-customer-service-chats-in-its-first-month

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikepatton/2014/12/30/a-historical-look-at-the-components-of-u-s-gdp-1929-to-2011

    https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1983/06/02/issue.html

    https://m.imdb.com/name/nm0001394/mediaviewer/rm2226878976

    https://twitter.com/lina_colucci/status/1775668500931268665

    https://twitter.com/tsarnick/status/1748923998052975099

    https://twitter.com/Figure_robot/status/1767913661253984474

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1746964887949934958

    https://www.geckorobotics.com/company/robots

    https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1775926842257813910

    https://www.politico.eu/article/ukraine-great-risk-front-line-collapse-war-russia

    https://www.politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macron-ukraine-western-troops-remarks

    https://www.state.gov/secretary-antony-j-blinken-and-ukrainian-foreign-minister-dmytro-kuleba-before-their-meeting-10

    E172: SBF gets 25 years, Trump's meme stock, RFK Jr picks VP, Biden's 2025 budget & more

    E172: SBF gets 25 years, Trump's meme stock, RFK Jr picks VP, Biden's 2025 budget & more

    (0:00) Bestie Intros: Late night poker snacks!

    (2:33) SBF sentenced to 25 years

    (16:41) Trump's meme SPAC: modern trading card, protest vote, or something else?

    (34:59) RFK Jr. selects Nicole Shanahan as VP

    (47:46) Biden's budget plan for 2025: how to confront America's existential crisis?

    (1:11:59) Science Corner: Why the price of cocoa has skyrocketed!

    (1:16:41) Movie talk and wrap!

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    https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg

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    https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect

    Referenced in the show:

    https://www.reuters.com/technology/sam-bankman-fried-be-sentenced-multi-billion-dollar-ftx-fraud-2024-03-28

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/25/ftx-estate-sells-majority-stake-in-startup-anthropic-for-884-million.html

    https://coingeek.com/ftx-founder-sam-bankman-fried-sentenced-to-25-years-in-prison

    https://www.google.com/finance/quote/DJT:NASDAQ

    https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1849635/000119312524036093/d408563ds4a.htm

    https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2023-121

    https://apnews.com/article/trump-media-gamestop-truth-social-meme-stock-666e62b4f3f788bd6276764056bc7c0d

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/18/business/melvin-capital-gamestop-short.html

    https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/comments/lau37c/we_can_stay_retarded_longer_than_you_can_stay

    https://www.wsj.com/politics/elections/rfk-jr-to-name-nicole-shanahan-as-running-mate-for-presidential-bid-4b9a698e

    https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1773147897439436939

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/01/the-us-national-debt-is-rising-by-1-trillion-about-every-100-days.html

    https://www.reuters.com/world/us/bidens-2024-us-government-budget-is-also-campaign-pitch-2024-03-11

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/budget_fy2025.pdf

    https://manhattan.institute/article/the-limits-of-taxing-the-rich

    https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/09_effects_income_tax_changes_economic_growth_gale_sawick.pdf

    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYFRGDA188S

    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYONGDA188S

    https://www.oecd.org/tax/revenue-statistics-united-states.pdf

    https://www.visualcapitalist.com/inflation-chart-tracks-price-changes-us-goods-services

    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USGOVT

    https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/larry-fink-annual-chairmans-letter

    https://www.kakaoplattform.ch/about-cocoa/cocoa-facts-and-figures

    https://www.movieposters.com/products/daliland-mpw-138836

    https://twitter.com/stillgray/status/1773234188663054751

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1773240336292393144

    E171: DOJ sues Apple, AI arms race, Reddit IPO, Realtor settlement & more

    E171: DOJ sues Apple, AI arms race, Reddit IPO, Realtor settlement & more

    (0:00) Bestie Intros: Don't spoil Dune 2!

    (0:55) DOJ drops antitrust suit on Apple

    (23:36) Apple reportedly in talks with Google and OpenAI to power AI features on iPhone

    (32:17) NAR settlement: how it impacts residential real estate going forward

    (44:30) Microsoft's "Shadow Acquihire" of Inflection AI

    (48:43) How the besties would deploy $40B in AI as a sovereign wealth fund

    (1:01:57) Reddit IPO: is risk-on back?

    (1:07:17) Science Corner(s): Universe expansion, first pig kidney transplant in human, Neuralink

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    https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.njd.544402/gov.uscourts.njd.544402.1.0_3.pdf

    https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-sues-apple-monopolizing-smartphone-markets

    https://www.google.com/finance/quote/AAPL:NASDAQ

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-18/apple-in-talks-to-license-google-gemini-for-iphone-ios-18-generative-ai-tools

    https://www.macrumors.com/2023/10/11/google-pays-apple-billions-default-search

    https://venturebeat.com/ai/apple-releases-mgie-a-revolutionary-ai-model-for-instruction-based-image-editing

    https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1769751534940918234

    https://nypost.com/2024/02/26/business/google-to-relaunch-woke-gemini-ai-image-tool-in-few-weeks

    https://twitter.com/Patworx/status/1760189582870536408

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNv9PRDIhes

    https://www.nbcnews.com/business/real-estate/national-association-realtors-settlement-changes-rcna143634

    https://www.wsj.com/real-estate/realtors-settlement-change-buy-sell-homes-da45eb23

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-19/inflection-ai-plans-pivot-after-most-employees-go-to-microsoft

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-19/microsoft-hires-deepmind-co-founder-suleyman-to-run-consumer-ai

    https://inflection.ai/inflection-ai-announces-1-3-billion-of-funding

    https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/19/business/saudi-arabia-investment-artificial-intelligence.html

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/21/reddit-ipo-rddt-starts-trading-on-nyse.html

    https://www.wsj.com/economy/central-banking/fed-officials-still-see-three-cuts-this-year-0b039532

    https://www.wsj.com/real-estate/commercial/americas-office-fire-sale-has-barely-begun-0c8d376f

    https://www.foxweather.com/earth-space/nasa-webb-telescope-hubble-observations-universe-expansion-rate-question

    https://www.massgeneral.org/news/press-release/worlds-first-genetically-edited-pig-kidney-transplant-into-living-recipient

    https://twitter.com/neuralink/status/1770563939413496146

    E170: Tech's Vibe Shift, TikTok ban debate, Vertical AI boom, Florida bans lab-grown meat & more

    E170: Tech's Vibe Shift, TikTok ban debate, Vertical AI boom, Florida bans lab-grown meat & more

    (0:00) Bestie Intros!

    (1:02) Friedberg's newest family members

    (7:13) Tech's vibe shift: More candidness, less PR-speak from top CEOs

    (22:47) OpenAI CTO slips up on training data: did OpenAI train Sora on YouTube videos?

    (28:58) Vertical AI startups flourishing: Cognition launches Devin, what will this do to startups?

    (40:38) TikTok debate: Is the new bill to ban or force a sale of TikTok fair or potentially overreaching due to its vagueness?

    (1:22:10) Florida on the verge of banning lab-grown meat

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    https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect

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    https://twitter.com/RachaelRad/status/1767612555063955891

    https://twitter.com/iamtomnash/status/1768135725403226256

    https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1752749485070156025

    https://futurism.com/video-openai-cto-sora-training-data

    https://twitter.com/tsarnick/status/1768021821595726254

    https://www.harvey.ai

    https://www.abridge.com

    https://www.taxgpt.com

    https://sierra.ai

    https://twitter.com/cognition_labs/status/1767548763134964000

    https://twitter.com/heyBarsee/status/1767934812315062646

    https://sourcegraph.com/cody

    https://techcrunch.com/2023/06/27/vertical-ai-the-next-logical-iteration-of-vertical-saas

    https://vator.tv/news/2018-02-05-when-paypal-was-young-the-early-years

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/03/13/tiktok-ban-passes-house-vote

    https://www.wsj.com/politics/policy/tiktok-bill-ban-house-vote-af4d0800

    https://rollcall.com/2024/03/14/schumer-signals-slower-pace-on-tiktok-measure-in-the-senate

    https://twitter.com/rabois/status/1768107160662421772

    https://www.linkedin.com/posts/vivekgramaswamy_were-literally-addicted-to-china-they-push-activity-7060229302633521152-k0g3

    https://time.com/6900348/tiktok-ban-donald-trump-congress

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-13/who-is-jeff-yass-15-billion-tiktok-fortune-at-stake-as-ban-passes-house-vote

    https://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-bill/7521/text

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_foreign_adversaries

    https://twitter.com/davidfrum/status/1753878721163882676

    https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1985-09-04-mn-23112-story.html

    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/22/technology/byte-dance-tik-tok-internal-investigation.html

    https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/14/tiktok-ban-china-would-block-sale-of-short-video-app.html

    https://www.fastcompany.com/91056837/ron-desantis-and-the-florida-legislature-turn-their-anti-woke-agenda-on-lab-grown-meat

    https://standingstonefarms.com/pages/microbial-rennet-what-is-it-and-how-important-is-it

    https://twitter.com/Teslaconomics/status/1768395010507182252

    https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1768267464062943676

    https://twitter.com/Andercot/status/1768328460622299424