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Two and a half engineers, three different viewpoints. At the intersection of technology, business, gaming and psychology, get a second opinion about the issues of the day in the tech industry. Each opinion is held only the host sharing it (and not by our employers). *Warning:* The host may no longer hold that opinion by the end of the episode.

The Nonintuitive Bits Unknown

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Two and a half engineers, three different viewpoints. At the intersection of technology, business, gaming and psychology, get a second opinion about the issues of the day in the tech industry. Each opinion is held only the host sharing it (and not by our employers). *Warning:* The host may no longer hold that opinion by the end of the episode.

    Vocal Chords, Monitors, and AI Responsibility: The Tech and Social Combo

    Vocal Chords, Monitors, and AI Responsibility: The Tech and Social Combo

    * Vocal cord troubles in Slava : An investigation into stimuli such as chocolate, coffee beans, and temperature.
    * Exploration of Dell's 6K monitor, its advantages and drawbacks, and comparison to Apple products.
    * Examination of monitor specifications including DPI and aspect ratios, with a focus on their impact on gaming.
    * Highlight on LG OLED TV Models - 77, 83, and 90+ inches variants.
    * Presentation of 'OpenInteract,' a project simplifying laptop features accessibility via LLM.
    * Introduction to the 'Cru UI,' a personal assistant using 'Mistral 7 billion' parameters and operating on local LLM.
    * Appreciation of the 'Embeddings' feature in Cru UI, enabling smart cloud and local LLM hierarchies.
    * Detailed conversation on developer responsibility, AI use in the Israeli defense force and the vital role of accountability.
    * Conversations around AI responsibility and myths about developers' sole liability for AI errors.
    * Examination of 'Responsible AI,' the hurdles it faces and possible consequences of indolence in AI learning.
    * Correlating developer accountability in AI execution to practical scenarios while considering the ethical aspects.
    * Comparison of regulation in industries to AI, evaluating AI system trust & reliability
    * A case for human supervision in AI-powered systems and a glance at the mystery of AI mechanisms.
    * Ethical dilemmas and hypothetical challenges associated with self-driving cars.
    * Referenced Book - "Blindsight": A comparison between AI and human thought processes.
    * Delving into societal impacts of AI deployment, inspired by TV show scenarios and real-life instances.
    * Discussion on secretive and disclosure strategies of intelligence agencies such as the CIA and their connections to AI.
    * Insights into the CIA-KGB relations.
    * Discussion on the enhancement of public trust following CIA Leaks.
    * A deep-dive, based on "PsyHawks" YouTube video, into men's rights and disgruntled marriages.
    * Study on relationship value transitions from the third to the fourth decade.
    * Investigation of companion selection trends among single women and the transformation of dating dynamics(strategies like "dating up" and "dating down").
    * Revolutionary findings about radical feminists' alteration in viewpoints.
    * The Leonardo DiCaprio case - an evidence in relationship dynamics.
    * Comparison of ideologies in twenties and fifties - liberal versus conservative outlooks.
    * Humorous discussion on wealth redistribution.

    Join the conversation on our [Discord](https://discord.gg/T38WpgkHGQ).

    • 50 min
    Cyber Trails: Unveiling Airdrop Scams and Self-Driving Secrets

    Cyber Trails: Unveiling Airdrop Scams and Self-Driving Secrets

    **Community Discussion:** [Discord](https://discord.gg/T38WpgkHGQ)

    **Highlighted Topics:**
    - Discussion on the perils of 'airdrop' investment scams in the cryptocurrency realm
    - Fastmail's anti-spam feature exploration and privacy violation detection
    - Overview of Robinhood Gold Card features and comparison with Privacy.com
    - Examination of the self-driving industry's push from Level 4 to Level 2 and 3, with a focus on various notable partnerships
    - Exploration of bringing self-driving tech to the heavy equipment industry as a safety measure
    - Breakdown and analysis of the "Prometheus" movie, its audience responses and box office results
    - Review of "Dungeons & Dragons", evaluating its creative potential and financial performance
    - Discussion on the utility of productivity checklists
    - Evaluation of the 'Second Brain' concept in information management

    **Frequent Topics:**
    - Introduction and assessment of Gmail's Gemini feature
    - Survey of promising cloud technologies including DigitalOcean, Azure, and Google Cloud
    - Prospects and challenges in AI and hardware startups investment
    - Analysis of self-driving industry in the Bay Area and Uber's influence
    - Insights into the construction of CI-CD systems and ensuring GPU availability
    - Deep-dive into the "Three-Body Problem", its Netflix adaptation and the book-to-screen balance
    - Review of the "Dune" movie, its visual impressions, parallels with the book and audience feedback
    - Consideration of the 'Checklist Manifesto' and the impact of to-do checklists in task management
    - Commentary on 'Obsidian' note-taking software as a productive tool

    **Books, Movies, and Software:**
    - "Prometheus" (Movie)
    - "Dungeons & Dragons" (Movie)
    - "Dune" (Movie)
    - "Three-Body Problem" (Book)
    - "Checklist Manifesto" (Book)
    - "Fastmail" (Software)
    - "Privacy.com" (Software)
    - "Obsidian" (Software)

    • 56 min
    Riding Through Solar City with Elden Ring and Don Lemon

    Riding Through Solar City with Elden Ring and Don Lemon

    * Insights: State of the podcast's [Discord](https://discord.gg/T38WpgkHGQ) server and viewing count differences across Twitter and other platforms.

    **Movie and TV Reviews:**

    * "Puss in Boots, The Last Wish" - Interesting contrast with previous film, deep discussion on 3D movies.
    * "Ferrari" - Similar feel to "Ford vs Ferrari".
    * TV Reflections: "The Gentleman" by Guy Ritchie on Netflix and upcoming "Shogun" series on HBO.

    **Game Discussion:**

    * New card game simulating stock market investing.
    * Review of open-world RPG "Dragon's Dogma", anticipation for other titles such as Elden Ring and Starfield.

    **Technological Exploration:**

    * User experience with Tesla's Powerwall.
    * Exciting developments in solar technology - solar windows, flexible panels.
    * Introduction of Crew AI - agent-creation toolset with integrated backstory features.
    * Deeper understanding of Language Learning Models (LLMs) interaction with Crew AI.

    **Sociopolitical Insights:**

    * Analysis of Don Lemon vs Elon Musk interview.
    * Influence of active party members on political primaries based on "Primary Solution".
    * Discourse on societal acceptance and impact of law.

    **Final Remarks:**

    * Impact and responsibility of popularity in the era of social media.
    * Thank you note to listeners.

    • 59 min
    The Impact of AI and Social Media on Traditional Businesses

    The Impact of AI and Social Media on Traditional Businesses

    - Exploring the strengths of **Godot** and **Unity** for game development, using the creation of a city builder game as a case study.
    - Diving into **Google's IDX project**: its features, potential, and personal insights.
    - The future of gaming: implications of AI technologies in managing game cheats.
    - Challenges in large language models: scrutinizing the optimization boundaries in **ChatGPT**.
    - Discussing the impact of a YouTuber's critique of **Fisker** on the car manufacturer.
    - Analysing **WorldCoin**: Sam Altman's project merging cryptocurrencies and biometric data for identity verification.
    - Exploring how AI-driven development could revolutionize the IT industry.
    - The tools leading the AI revolution: **Intel on Devine AI developer model**, **Anthropic's Cloud Tree** coding model, and **migration from JavaScript to TypeScript**.
    - Quantum computing's potential impact on the IT industry.

    • 1 hr
    Crossing Realms: WWII, Gaming, Financial Markets & More

    Crossing Realms: WWII, Gaming, Financial Markets & More

    - Examination of RPG "Outer Worlds" from Obsidian.
    - Speculation about the "Outer Worlds 2" sequel, potentially releasing in 2025.
    - Dissecting options trading experiences, recommended book "Options as a Strategic Investment."
    - Robinhood user experiences regarding SPY shares.
    - Presentation of ProfitStaking and PredictingAlpha for generating trade ideas.
    - Evaluation of long-term efficacy of trading strategies.
    - Introduction to Shiny framework for R developers.
    - Trading risk management insights and real-world stories.
    - Recommendation to join WallStreetBets Reddit thread for investors.
    - Netflix's "Blue Eye Samurai", comparison to "Arcane" series.
    - Highlight on "Zone of Interest", a WWII movie focused on a German family around Auschwitz.
    - Discussion on OpenAI's new video creation model, SORA.
    - Features of "Dragon's Dogma 2" video game.
    - Societal perspectives on abnormal behavior in privileged circles.
    - Review of "Downfall" movie for its depiction of Berlin's final days in WWII.
    - Origin and impact of popular meme from "Downfall."
    - Historical quiz featuring Hitler.

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    • 46 min
    The Grand Tour Nostalgia: An Insight into Gamers' Hearts

    The Grand Tour Nostalgia: An Insight into Gamers' Hearts

    * In-depth exploration of the current landscape of Firefox browser and potential AI integration.
    * Deconstruction of OpenAI's new product, Sora: a tool generating video from text.
    * Deep dive into the improvement of GPT's long-term memory by OpenAI and its implications.
    * Review of the Turing test's effectiveness in evaluating AI intelligence.
    * Fascinating story about AI being used for interaction on Tinder.
    * Games reviewed: 'God of War, Ragnarok', 'Spider-Man 2', 'Elden Ring', 'Polytopia'.
    * Detailed understanding and review of 'Options as a Strategic Investment' by Lawrence G. McMillan.
    * Discussion on diverse investment strategies like write put and margin enabling.
    * Examination of AI's capacity to learn and adapt across different domains.
    * Recommended reading: 'Quantum Thief' by Hannu Rajaniemi, 'Options as a Strategic Investment' by Lawrence G. McMillan.
    * Gaming highlights: 'God of War, Ragnarok', 'Spider-Man 2', 'Elden Ring', 'Polytopia'.
    * Shout-out to tech tools: 'Sora' by OpenAI, 'Think or Swim', 'E-Trader'.
    * Discussion on tech hardware: Xbox Console, PlayStation Console.
    * Detailed analysis of the write put strategy using NVIDIA shares as an example.
    * Reflections on different aspects of stock market principles and risk tolerance.
    * A look back at the finale episode of The Grand Tour.
    * Fond reminiscences about Top Gear.
    * A tease about an exciting topic for the next episode.

    For further discussions, join us on [Discord](https://discord.gg/T38WpgkHGQ).

    • 47 min

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