Oct. 18, 2022

Emad Mostaque — The Future of AI (EP.128)

Emad Mostaque is the founder and CEO of Stability AI, the company behind Stable Diffusion. Emad joins Stability AI’s recently announced Executive Chair of the board of directors Jim O’Shaughnessy to discuss the future of AI, the benefits of open...


Emad Mostaque is the founder and CEO of Stability AI, the company behind Stable Diffusion.

Emad joins Stability AI’s recently announced Executive Chair of the board of directors Jim O’Shaughnessy to discuss the future of AI, the benefits of open source software, and much more.

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Show Notes:

  • The open vs closed AI debate
  • How will open AI lead to better outcomes for AI safety?
  • How will AI allow us to to solve previously unsolvable problems?
  • How AI can transform education
  • AI and storytelling
  • What is ‘clean’ data?
  • Can AI technology increase IQs across the entire world?
  • The future: optimism, pessimism, jobs, AI alignment and the panopticon
  • Why closed AI is a bad business model
  • Anticipating and defending against future problems
  • What two ideas would you like to give everyone in the world?

Books Mentioned:

  • The WEIRDest People in the World; by Joseph Henrich
Transcript

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