Ben Tossell writes Ben’s Bites, a daily newsletter on AI that’s read by over 15,000 others from Google, a16z, Sequoia, Amazon, Meta and more.
He previously founded Makerpad, a no-code education side which was acquired by Zapier in March 2021.
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[00:00:00] - Intro
[00:01:14] - Main Podcast
[00:02:38] - Ben’s journey into AI
[00:19:32]- The importance of ease of use
[00:23:30] - How AI will impact our lives
[00:29:47] - Ben’s hackathon
[00:34:57] - Balancing originality and usefulness
[00:41:12] - Why Ben is wary of providing strategic advice
[00:50:06] - Achieving ground-up change with AI
[00:57:33] - Interaction between the AI industry and the governments
[01:02:30] - How Ben wants AI to be used
[01:06:09] - Following your curiosity
[01:12:01] - Making the world more competitive
- MUCH more!