1 hr 46 min

Elon Musk, Twitter, and Free Speech: Bret Speaks with Jim Rutt Bret Weinstein | DarkHorse Podcast

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Bret speaks with Jim Rutt about Elon Musk's move to takeover Twitter and free speech on social media.
Jim is an American businessman and entrepreneur, the former CEO of Network Solutions, and the former chairman of the Santa Fe Institute.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw1Sl_jFYRl2gbkBLp7w4lg
https://twitter.com/jim_rutt



Mentioned in this episode:
Jim's article for Quillette on Elon Musk takeover:
https://quillette.com/2022/04/27/musk-and-moderation/



Game b website:
https://www.game-b.org/
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Timestamps:
(00:00) Introduction
(02:37) Opposition to communism
(06:48) Emancipation party and game b
(10:59) Sponsor
(12:39) Game b spore mode
(16:25) What is game b?
(21:26) Jim’s article on Quillette on Elon Musk
(25:06) Where to draw the line with free speech?
(33:58) Doxxing and privacy, serious crime advocacy, and dangerous content
(35:55) Point of view moderation
(40:27) Dealing with fringe ideas
(45:30) Doxxing and Bret’s vax mandate example
(50:28) Jim’s proposal for moderation rules
(58:00) Bret’s modifications to Jim’s proposal
(01:03:19) Jim’s disagreements with Bret
(01:08:52) Algorithm transparency and shadow banning
(01:12:15) Is Elon correct about algorithm transparency?
(01:21:10) Can Elon solve Twitter?
(01:30:47) String theory
(01:34:03) Is Elon the benevolent dictator we need?
(01:39:24) Start up mentality
(01:46:17) Wrap up
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Bret speaks with Jim Rutt about Elon Musk's move to takeover Twitter and free speech on social media.
Jim is an American businessman and entrepreneur, the former CEO of Network Solutions, and the former chairman of the Santa Fe Institute.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw1Sl_jFYRl2gbkBLp7w4lg
https://twitter.com/jim_rutt



Mentioned in this episode:
Jim's article for Quillette on Elon Musk takeover:
https://quillette.com/2022/04/27/musk-and-moderation/



Game b website:
https://www.game-b.org/
*****
Find Bret Weinstein on Twitter: @BretWeinstein, and on Patreon.
https://www.patreon.com/bretweinstein
Please subscribe to this channel for more long form content like this, and subscribe to the clips channel @DarkHorse Podcast Clips for short clips of all our podcasts:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAWCKUrmvK5F_ynBY_CMlIA
All removed videos can be found on Spotify Video and Odysee: https://open.spotify.com/show/57R7dOcs60jUfOnuNG0J1R
https://odysee.com/@BretWeinstein:f
Check out the DHP store! Epic tabby, digital book burning, saddle up the dire wolves, and more: http://www.store.darkhorsepodcast.org
Theme Music: Thank you to Martin Molin of Wintergatan for providing us the rights to use their excellent music.
*****
Public Goods: Get $15 off your first order at Public Goods, your new everything store, at https://www.publicgoods.com/darkhorse or with code DARKHORSE at checkout.
*****
Timestamps:
(00:00) Introduction
(02:37) Opposition to communism
(06:48) Emancipation party and game b
(10:59) Sponsor
(12:39) Game b spore mode
(16:25) What is game b?
(21:26) Jim’s article on Quillette on Elon Musk
(25:06) Where to draw the line with free speech?
(33:58) Doxxing and privacy, serious crime advocacy, and dangerous content
(35:55) Point of view moderation
(40:27) Dealing with fringe ideas
(45:30) Doxxing and Bret’s vax mandate example
(50:28) Jim’s proposal for moderation rules
(58:00) Bret’s modifications to Jim’s proposal
(01:03:19) Jim’s disagreements with Bret
(01:08:52) Algorithm transparency and shadow banning
(01:12:15) Is Elon correct about algorithm transparency?
(01:21:10) Can Elon solve Twitter?
(01:30:47) String theory
(01:34:03) Is Elon the benevolent dictator we need?
(01:39:24) Start up mentality
(01:46:17) Wrap up
Support the show

1 hr 46 min