- Elon Musk, a tech giant and billionaire businessman, has said that he wants to sell almost all the things he owns
- In response to the reason why he wants to do so, Elon said he is doing it because he desires freedom
- The businessman with a net worth of $38 billion (N14,815,820,000,000) also said that he does not want to own any house
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One of the world’s billionaires, Elon Musk, said he is selling off most of his physical possessions, adding that he does want to own any home.
He made this known on Friday, May 1, in a tweet. When one of his followers asked why he is doing so, he replied with the word “freedom”.
It should be noted that Forbes estimated the billionaire to have a net worth of $38 billion (N14,815,820,000,000). In a later tweet according to Forbes, the billionaire said: “Just one stipulation on sale: I own Gene Wilder’s old house. It cannot be torn down or lose any its soul.”
The home in question was up for sale for a price of $9.5 million (N3,703,955,000). Another, a 16,251 square-foot Frech Chateau six-bedroom house, put up for sale was for an asking price of $30 million (N11,696,700,000).
See his tweets below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Beninese man, Bonaventure Dossou, was able to use to the power of technology to bridge the language gap between him and his mother.
He said that she always sent him voice messages in Fon, a Beninese language when he was in Russia studying but he does not understand the language completely.
"My mum cannot write Fon and I don't speak the language very well but I'm fluent in French. I frequently ask my sister to help me understand some of the phrases mum uses," he said.
With the help of a Nigerian named Chris Emezue, they were able to develop an AI that could be likened to Google Translate, a programme they named FFR.
The two students are among many students who are using the power of AI to drive the understanding of human language.
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If not for the coronavirus lockdown, both would have made a presentation of their work ICLR in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital.
In other news, a Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @bimbolatokz spoke about his furniture trade and how he inherited the same from his dad.
He said that his dad retired from the family business over two decades ago. The man added that despite the fact that he is good at what he does, he always goes back to his father whenever he gets a task too big for him.
The professional furniture maker said that his dad always helps out whenever he goes to him for skillful inputs.
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