1 hr 18 min

Forget Everything You Believed About Computing w/ Gill Verdon | EP #102 Moonshots with Peter Diamandis

    • Business

In this episode, Peter and Gill discuss Extropic, the science behind his startup, and his vision for the future. 


03:16 | The Power of Brain-Scale Processors

18:56 | The Debate Over Accelerationist Movement

28:46 | AI and the Kardashev Scale


Gill Verdon, whose full name is Guillaume Verdon, is the founder of Extropic, a stealth AI startup, and a former quantum computing engineer at Google known for his work in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. He is a physicist, applied mathematician, and researcher in quantum machine learning, who has raised $14.1M for his startup, which enhances LLMs through thermodynamic computing. Verdon is also known for his online persona @BasedBeffJezos and his creation of effective accelerationism (e/acc), advocating for rapid technological progress as an ethically preferred path for human progress, emphasizing optimism and proactive efforts to shape a better future.​

Learn more about Extropic: https://www.extropic.ai/ 

Follow him on Twitter
@GillVerd 
@Extropic_AI 

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Moonshots

In this episode, Peter and Gill discuss Extropic, the science behind his startup, and his vision for the future. 


03:16 | The Power of Brain-Scale Processors

18:56 | The Debate Over Accelerationist Movement

28:46 | AI and the Kardashev Scale


Gill Verdon, whose full name is Guillaume Verdon, is the founder of Extropic, a stealth AI startup, and a former quantum computing engineer at Google known for his work in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. He is a physicist, applied mathematician, and researcher in quantum machine learning, who has raised $14.1M for his startup, which enhances LLMs through thermodynamic computing. Verdon is also known for his online persona @BasedBeffJezos and his creation of effective accelerationism (e/acc), advocating for rapid technological progress as an ethically preferred path for human progress, emphasizing optimism and proactive efforts to shape a better future.​

Learn more about Extropic: https://www.extropic.ai/ 

Follow him on Twitter
@GillVerd 
@Extropic_AI 

____________
I only endorse products and services I personally use. To see what they are, please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: 

Get started with Fountain Life and become the CEO of your health: https://fountainlife.com/peter/

AI-powered precision diagnosis you NEED for a healthy gut: https://www.viome.com/peter 
_____________
Get my new Longevity Practices 2024 book: https://bit.ly/48Hv1j6 

I send weekly emails with the latest insights and trends on today’s and tomorrow’s exponential technologies. Stay ahead of the curve, and sign up now: Tech Blog
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Moonshots

1 hr 18 min

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