“He actually could make it worse. That’s not his track record – his track record with Tesla and SpaceX is pretty mind-blowing with putting together a great team of engineers and taking the people who worked in those fields in a less bold way and really showing them up,” he said.
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“I kind of doubt that will happen this time, but we should have an open mind and never underestimate Elon.”
Gates added: “What’s his goal? Where he talks about the openness, how does he feel about something that says ‘vaccines kill people’ or ‘Bill Gates is tracking people’ – is that one of the things he thinks should be spread?”
It comes after Musk appeared at the Met Gala and said he plans to make the platform 'as inclusive as possible'.
Speaking on the red carpet, he told reporters: "I think just generally I'm looking for something that's as broadly inclusive as possible, that's as trusted as possible as a system. I hope we are successful in that regard.
"I've also vowed publicly that we have to get rid of bots and trolls and scams, because that's obviously diminishing the user experience.”