I’m Azeem Azhar. I convene Exponential View to help us understand how our societies and political economy will change under the force of rapidly accele…
Azeem Azhar
💬 Friday open thread: Opportunity from crisisThe economic shock of coronavirus is historic. Looking at the UK, Deutsche Bank’s forecast is now for the worst contraction since 1710. It is si…
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The Near Future There is something interesting happening in the creative space, as platforms like Substack (which hosts the wondermissive) create busin…
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💬 Friday open thread: GAFA maniaThis week’s discussion is on the GAFAs. The four bosses were in front of US lawmakers. I asked my twitter followers how they thought about the r…
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We’re on a summer schedule right now. This week’s EV provides a half-year check-in to the decadal predictions I made in January. Dept of Near Future Ro…
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💬 Friday discussion: on Amazon's R&D spendRemarkable data point from the interview with Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon, below. Amazon’s R&D budget has grown 44% every year since 2009. It i…
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How does OpenAI's latest language model, GPT-3, compare to previous innovations?
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The roadmap for self-driving cars has led them up a blind alley
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I’m Azeem Azhar. I convene Exponential View to help us understand how our societies and political economy will change under the force of rapidly accele…
Azeem Azhar
💬 Friday discussion: should HAL open the pod bay doors?On Friday, we abandon all we have learned this week. The quote above was written by OpenAI’s new GPT3 system. It isn’t quite HAL from 2001 but i…
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I’m Azeem Azhar. I convene Exponential View to help us understand how our societies and political economy will change under the force of rapidly accele…
Azeem Azhar
Just quick musing for Saturday after spotting this on Twitter. It is incredible that these are three decades apart. In a sense, it is a testament to th…
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