Elon Musk hired iPhone hacker as an intern
George Hotz got an intern offer from Twitter’s new boss after he praised Elon Musk’s “hardcore” work ultimatum. Hotz hacked the iPhone in the year 2007.
Elon Musk Hires George Hotz: Ever since buying Twitter, Elon Musk has been doing something new every day. While some of Musk’s decisions are being criticized, some people also appreciate them. Amidst all this, Elon Musk has hired George Hotz, the man who hacked the iPhone in 2007, as a Twitter intern for 12 weeks.
According to a Twitter conversation between Musk and Hotz, the former iPhone hacker has been hired to fix the “Broken” search feature on the platform and remove non-dismissable login pop-ups that appear when you try to browse.
Hotz appreciated hard core work ultimatum
Let us tell you that George Hotz got an intern offer from Twitter’s new boss when he appreciated Elon Musk’s “hardcore” work ultimatum. Hotz said, “It’s the attitude that creates incredible things. Let go of all those who don’t aspire to greatness.”
What happened between the two?
Hotz praised Musk, further writing, “I’ll put my money where my mouth is… I’m open to living in San Francisco for a 12-week internship at Twitter… It’s a dead world to accumulate capital.” It’s about making the world alive.” In this tweet of Hotz, Musk offered to talk. He wrote, “Sure, let’s talk.”
‘I have 12 weeks
In another post, Hotz informed that he had been taken up on his offer. He clarified that he has been hired as an intern at Twitter for 12 weeks to fix Twitter’s “broken” search feature. Hotz wrote, “After a bit of scrolling trying to get rid of that non-dismissable login pop-up, these things ruin the internet.” Hotz said Alan told me that this is my job and I will do my best to do it, I have 12 weeks.
Hotz is a security hacker
Meanwhile, as far as Hotz’s background is concerned, he is a security hacker known for developing iOS jailbreak and reverses engineering Play Station 3. According to TechCrunch, Hotz has also founded Comma.ai. It is a driver assistance systems startup that aims to bring Tesla Autopilot-like functionality to other cars.