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#techtuesday: Elon Musk's 'boring' flamethrower, self-driving slippers, Microsoft's 'designer' AI and more

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Elon Musk's $500 flamethrower is officially available for pre-order

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The flamethrower that Elon Musk teased The Boring Company would start selling, which he also tweeted was sentient, has a safe word (“cryptocurrency”) and comes with a free blockchain, is actually real and will set you back a cool $500. Musk revealed the flamethrower last week, with marketing copy for the flamethrower including a “guarantee” that it will “liven up any party” and a proclamation that it’s “world’s safest flamethrower.” The $500 fee doesn’t include taxes and shipping, which are added

 

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