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We’ve been living through a lot of tech history over the past two years, but the brutal Twitter layoffs feel especially sad, complex and exhausting to anyone who follows the industry. We knew it was coming, then we were told it wasn’t, then it most certainly was, then it did. Reports say that half of Twitter’s 7,500 team will lose their jobs.
I don’t have a hot take, or a Musk-related quip about this moment. I ju