Jack Sweeneythe “kid” who asked Elon Musk for $50,000 though was banned instead TwitterHe wants to rely on artificial intelligence in the future, he says.
When asked during the interview if it was “disappointing” to meet his “hero,” he said, “Oh yeah, it was definitely different.”
Sweeney then went on to say that Musk had previously tweeted about his commitment to free speech, saying it doesn’t even extend to suspending the account after his plane, but “that’s the complete opposite of what he ended up doing.” “.
The @ElonJet The account owner spoke about Musk’s tweet, which was posted in November last year.
Sweeney said his intention was not to start a war with the tech billionaire, but that’s how things went.
Speaking about how he started chasing planes, Sweeney said that his father worked in the airline industry, so he tracked his planes as a kid. Gradually he got better at it.
“And then I got interested in Elon Musk and where he was, what he was doing. And then I thought he had a private jet. And that I could follow it myself. But nobody really did. So I started doing this during my free time during COVID,” he said.
Interestingly, Sweeney said the Tesla CEO, who has some amazing companies under his stewardship, had no idea how he was tracking his plane.
“So he approached me in the Twitter DMs and it was like 1am here Florida time,” he revealed. “He’s like, ‘Hey, can you take that down?’ And then he asked how it worked. He had no real idea how it worked. And I said, ‘You know, I put a lot of work into it just to take it off.’ You know, I didn’t actually mean to do that.”
He then said Musk offered him $5,000, but instead of accepting, he…