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The first iPhone hacker is recruited by Elon Musk to work without salary at Twitter

The first iPhone hacker is recruited by Elon Musk to work without salary at Twitter

The first iPhone hacker is recruited by Elon Musk to work without salary at Twitter

Notorious hacker George Hotz has offered to work fixing Twitter bugs for three months free and Elon Musk has responded with interest to your offer.

Hotz, who goes by the alias Geohot, became known in 2007 because At just 17 years old, he broke the security of iPhone and PS3 console for the first time. Since then, he has collaborated with various reputable technology companies such as Google or Facebook.

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In fact, in 2015 he rejected a job offer from Tesla itself, as he wanted to focus on his startup called Comma.ai, focused on autonomous driving, according to The Verge.

However, Hotz stepped down from his CEO position at the company due to the change in focus from shareholders. Currently, he has announced that he is working on the creation of a new startup to manufacture chips for artificial intelligence. But while that’s going on, he’s offered to help, in the form of an internship, to Elon Musk, the new owner of Twitter.

“I’m going to put my money where my mouth is. I’m signing up for a 12-week internship at Twitter for the cost of living in San Francisco. It’s not about accumulating capital in a dead world, it’s about making the world alive.”published the young man on Twitter.

“Sure, let’s talk”Musk quickly responded.

George Hotz has already revealed what he is going to work on at Twitter. He will take care of fix the search engine, which currently only finds very literal things. also goes remove login screen that appears when we have been using Twitter for a few seconds without logging in.

In exchange, the new owner of Twitter will pay the living expenses of the hacker at his San Francisco residence. But beyond this he is not going to have a salary like other employees.



Source: Elcomercio

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