Category: Future of Trends

Ep. 160: What makes generative AI so powerful? | Nick Frosst

Nick Frosst is a computer scientist and musician. He co-founded Cohere, which is a company focused on training large language models and making them available to everyone.

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Ep. 159: Top AI Trends for 2024 | David Shapiro

David Shapiro is a former engineer who became famous through his dozens of well-received tutorials on Youtube. He joins us to discuss the big 2024 trends in AI.

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Ep. 158: abstraction and agency | John Wentworth

After a long career as a software engineer and data scientist, John Wentworth became an independent researcher in artificial intelligence. Today, he focuses on a diverse array of topics, such as the nature of abstraction and what the word "agency" even means.

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Ep. 157: Aristotle, AI, and what philosophy offers futurism | Gregory Salmieri

Dr. Gregory Salmieri is a senior scholar of philosophy in the Salem Center, where he holds the Brigham Fellowship for the Study of Objectivism. Dr. Salmieri is the co-editor of the books "A Companion to Ayn Rand" and "Foundations of a Free Society," and author of numerous articles on philosophy, with a particular focus on Aristotle and Ayn Rand.

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Ep. 154: How the government works (and why you should care). | Daniel Golliher

Daniel Golliher founded a civics school called Maximum New York, with the goal of bringing kind, smart, ambitious people into city and state politics, providing them with an atypical level of knowledge about how government works, and keeping them networked together.

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Ep. 153: AI, Alignment, and the Scaling Hypothesis | Dwarkesh Patel

Dwarkesh Patel is a renowned podcaster who has hosted interviews with luminaries like Marc Andreesen, Eliezer Yudkowsky, and Grant Sanderson. He's best known for the extent of the effort he puts into researching the topics he speaks with his guests about, and for covering an exceptionally wide intellectual ground.

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Ep. 152: Building the future at venture studios | Taylor Black

Taylor Black is a cross-functional team leader and seasoned entrepreneur passionate about driving innovation and growth. As a co-founder of Fizzy Ventures and a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft Incubation Studio, Taylor has been at the forefront of entrepreneurial ecosystems, venture studios, and technology and business model innovation.

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Ep. 151: Opening the final frontier--for everyone | Emery Gunselman

Emery Gunselman is a former astrodynamics engineer and is currently a Satellite Operations Product Owner at Morpheus Space. Morpheus Space is disrupting the NewSpace industry by introducing Agile Constellations, a fusion between cutting-edge electric propulsion and Artificial Intelligence, which enables satellite service providers to operate entire constellations as one entity.

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Ep. 150: Conservative futurism--oxymoron, or the way forward? | Jim Pethokoukis

James Pethokoukis is a senior fellow and the DeWitt Wallace Chair at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he analyzes US economic policy and hosts AEI’s Political Economy podcast. Mr. Pethokoukis is a 2002 “Jeopardy!” champion and author of The Conservative Futurist: How to Create the Sci-Fi World We Were Promised (Center Street, 2023).

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