What it's about
A podcast focused on AI and economics from an AnCap. Covertly libertarian for the tech crowd.
100: The Bubble is Popping!
March 21, 2020 at 11:13 am
This has been a wild few weeks: COVID-19 has spread around the world, people are getting shelter in place orders, and the markets are reacting violently to the news. Last October, we recorded an episode predicting this bubble would pop soon. Here, we explain why we saw that coming and how you can educate yourself to be prepared for what's coming next. Links Episode 87: The Coming Crash of Tech […]
99: A Spell to Make AI for Everyone with Serkan Piantino
March 19, 2020 at 1:00 am
We talk with CEO and founder of Spell, Serkan Piantino. Spell is a New York-based startup that is making AI better and easier for everyone involved by automating your experiments, deployment, and resources. We discuss his past experience at Facebook and get his thoughts on the future development of the field. Links Spell Follow us and leave a rating! Skill Share Patreon iTunes Homepage […]
98: Can AI Help Save you From the Coronavirus?
March 2, 2020 at 7:00 am
The coronavirus is inescapable - at least if you're watching the news. It is spreading around the world and worrying travelers, markets, and governments. Advances in machine learning, however, may help combat the spread and potentially offer paths towards a cure. We dig into the coronavirus mayhem and try to find AI's role in the mess. Links: Death by Regulation: How we're Robbed of a Golden Age […]
97: I Can't Wait for Robots to Take My Job with Antony Sammeroff
February 17, 2020 at 10:02 am
Fresh off a decisive debate victory over Martin Ford, Antony and I discuss the debate, future of work, and some of the great things about an automated society. Also, Antony issues the challenge to others (*Andrew Yang*) who want to debate the topic of automation and AI's impact on jobs. Links: Universal Basic Income: For and Against SOHO Forum Debate: Will Robots Cause Mass Unemployment? Ep 94: […]
96: Is there Bias in Facial Recognition?
February 10, 2020 at 7:00 am
A recent NIST study investigates the bias in many commercially available facial-recognition algorithms. They results provide very interesting findings that challenge the dominant narrative surrounding AI and bias. Links NIST Face Vendor Recognition Test The Critics Were Wrong: NIST Data Shows that the Best Facial Recognition Algorithms Are Neither Racist Nor Sexist 77: The State and Facial […]