The Internet removed constraints from the analog world, and AI is finishing the job. That this may be the final blow for the Internet as a source for truth may ultimately be for the best.
An interview with Bill Bishop and Andrew Sharp about one year of Sharp China, the chip ban, AI in China, TikTok, and the Biden-Xi visit in San Francisco.
Innovation required humility about the future and openness to what might be possible; Biden’s executive order proscribing AI development is the opposite, blocking progress and hindering the solutions to our greatest challenges.
An interview with Eugene Wei about Elon Musk’s critical mistake with Twitter, the questionable prospects for Threads, and what Taylor Swift and other communal experiences say about the commoditization wrought by technology.
An update on Microsoft-Activision, and then a response to a reader upset at my take, weaved in with commentary about free speech in the context of last week’s ruling about social media moderation.
An interview with Marc Andreessen about COVID, AI opportunities and risk, and a16z’s approach to the future.
Apple Vision is incredibly compelling, first as a product, and second as far as potential use cases. What it says about society, though, is a bit more pessimistic.
An interview with Replika founder and CEO Eugenia Kuyda about relationship AI, what actually matters for consumers when it comes to chatbots, and the Replika risks and risqué.
An interview with Daniel Gross and Nat Friedman about the AI product explosion, OpenAI’s emergence as a consumer tech company, Microsoft’s aggressiveness, open source and Apple, and both the risks and opportunities of AI.
Microsoft’s demo of new Bing contained multiple errors. Why weren’t they caught, and what does this imperil the project? Then, does Section 230 apply to large language models?