AI and other frontier technologies will help the world feed the world’s rapidly expanding population. But how will technology affect the 1 billion people who earn their livelihood as farmers? If AI can really feed the world, what is the right price to pay?
The board of ChatGPT may be firing its CEO, but that doesn't mean this revolution is slowing down. A whistle-stop tour from the dawn of time with Stanley Kubrick, to Gutenberg in 1453, and up to now, we look at the economics of innovation. With AI are we now facing catastrophe or a creative surge? Here's our bullet-point summary of the podcast between David McWilliams and Eric Lonergan.
AI-generated models are storming the fashion industry, but what happens when the images that shape our social norms are made by algorithms? Randy Ginsburg explores what AI fashion models mean for human uniqueness, the future of niches, and how the fashion industry plans to keep up.
When a Harvard Senior Fellow told Mark Fielding that every university dean was a fan of the metaverse, he had to find out how they're using extended reality to reinvent university education. What he learnt was how classrooms without walls can transform the university experience.
Driven by powerful models like ChatGPT, autonomous agents have recently emerged as AI’s next remarkable development. Randy Ginsburg explores their current applications, functionality, and future implications on society at large.
Museums haven't changed for centuries. Embracing the wisdom of crowds, Arkive uses blockchain to reinvent them, coordinating thousands of curators who vote to acquire and exhibit items all over the world. Co-founder Jordan Topoleski tells Mariquita de Boissière how they plan to reshape the cultural landscape.
What's the secret to making the internet a fairer place? According to Stani Kulechov, it's blockchain. One of web3's leading entrepreneurs, he's the founder of social media protocol Lens and billion-dollar DeFi market Aave. Stani tells us how blockchain is going to transform the internet into a place for choice and genuine human connection.
Digital design studio CTHDRL has produced some of the coolest experiences in web3. But it's their latest project that's really grabbing people's attention. Co-founders Josh Hubberman and John Robson tell us how this new puzzle is redefining the way games are developed, maintained, and owned.
After an initial relaunch that left fans and artists wanting more, LimeWire is changing course with a new subscription model. Clovis McEvoy speaks with co-CEOs Paul and Julian Zehetmayr about moving away from one-off drops, combining subscriptions with scarcity, and putting ownership back in the hands of creators.
Renowned heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold have been using NFTs to give their fans exclusive perks since 2021. Now they’re on a new blockchain adventure with Ticketmaster to add to the fan experience. We met with lead singer M. Shadows to see how the band are leveraging the power of NFTs, the challenges of working with an industry giant, and why NFTs won’t benefit artists as much as fans.
Decentralized Pictures, the film fund founded by Roman Coppola, Leo Matchett, and Michael Musante, has become the preeminent voice on web3 film, and a core part of the Coppola family mission: to get more independent films made. Mark Fielding explores how the blockchain is making possible an entirely new model of film financing.
Rarible co-founder Alex Salnikov wants to reimagine how you pick up your NFTs. He speaks to Leo Nasskau about his web3 journey as a crypto-native, decentralising the Rarible protocol, and being bullish on new IP. Léa Rose Emery tells the story.
Horse racing is an ageing industry. Stables wants to completely reimagine the narrative by connecting real horses to fan-owned NFTs. David Harrington speaks to founder Constantin Garreau about attracting new audiences, growing a community, and forging experiences that last for decades.
The business sector faces a finance gap worth $2 trillion, while businesses around the world are looking to borrow the same amount. But financing companies aren’t helping them. With blockchain, businesses can reach those companies willing to support them, and the technology ensures that everything is transparent and simple. Inês Bragança Gaspar examines how blockchain is moving financing forward.