Category: Future of Trends

Should we halt progress in AI? Reflections on our interview with Zvi Mowshowitz

We sat down with Zvi Mowshowitz, a CEO, rationalist, and professional trader, to talk about his analysis of the Future of Life Institute's open letter to halt AI progress.

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This Week in AI (04/28/2023)

The AI update for April 28th, 2023 features emergence in LLMs, the implications of AI Drake songs going viral, lessons from the history of AI, and more.

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Ep. 131: Decentralization, 5G, smart cities, and the internet of things | Timothy Kravchunovsky

Tim Kravchunovsky is an experienced network engineer who has decades of experience in consulting and entrepreneurship. Today, he's the CEO of Chirp, where he's using decentralized technologies like the blockchain to change the internet of things.

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This Week in AI (04/21/2023)

The AI update for April 21st, 2023 features cognitive emulations, Sam Altman on the limits of scaling, Google and DeepMind teaming up, and Eliezer ditching alignment research for...catgirls?

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This Week in AI (04/14/2023)

The AI update for April 7th, 2023 features a number of approaches for inspecting LLMs internal functioning, skepticism over AI doom scenarios, and China and the U.S. considering regulations on generative AI

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This Week in AI (04/07/2023)

The AI update for April 7th, 2023 features more calls to slow AI progress, a conversation with Eliezer Yudkowsky on AI Safety, Germany considering a ban on ChatGPT, and self-healing software.

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Ep. 128: Silicon Valley Bank, the Balajis bet, price theory, AI | Thomas and Trent

Thomas and Trent do a news round up, covering the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, Balajis' bet on Bitcoin, finance and price theory, and (of course) AI.

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This Week in AI (03/31/2023)

The AI update for March 31st, 2023 features Elon Musk and others calling for a 6-month moratorium on AI research, Eliezer Yudkowsky saying that it's not nearly enough, and an avalanche of responses on both sides of the issue.

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This Week in AI (03/24/2023)

The AI update for March 24th, 2023 features Replit's Ghostwriter writing directly to files, picking out heterodox opinions in interviews, building AI assistants, and general intelligence research.

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