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A weekly podcast that covers the latest in tech, innovation and the ever interesting world of the information super highway. Co-hosted by Dagogo Altraide and Tawsif Akkas. Through The Web Podcast is part of the ColdFusion Collective.

Through The Web ColdFusion Collective

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A weekly podcast that covers the latest in tech, innovation and the ever interesting world of the information super highway. Co-hosted by Dagogo Altraide and Tawsif Akkas. Through The Web Podcast is part of the ColdFusion Collective.

    OpenAI's Sora Changes Everything, Runway vs. Sora and The Future of this Podcast

    OpenAI's Sora Changes Everything, Runway vs. Sora and The Future of this Podcast

    We are back - but only for a bit.

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    00:00 - Intro
    00:23 - The Future of Through The Web
    02:17 - Opening thoughts on Sora
    09:17 - Will OpenAI Replace Existing Video Tools? 
    11:47 - Memes
    12:56 - Implications
    14:13 - Why aren't some people impressed?  
    22:24 - Testing Runway vs Sora
    28:25 - Sora's Announcement
    33:23 - AI's Next Five Years 
    37:54 - Outro

    • 37 min
    Scams, Frauds and Everything In Between ft. Coffeezilla

    Scams, Frauds and Everything In Between ft. Coffeezilla

    An in depth and casual conversation with Coffeezilla himself where we break down his career, his motivation for exposing frauds and scammers and everything else in between. 

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    00:00 - Intro
    01:03 - Who is Coffezilla? 
    01:27 - Are Coffeezilla and Stephen two different people?
    02:47 - Coffezilla’s downtime activities
    04:23 - Getting recognized in public
    06:06 - YouTubers that he loves watching 
    09:57 - Coffee Break
    12:44 - From Chemical Engineering to YouTuber
    15:30 - Ridiculousness of scams
    19:15 - Motivation of scammers 
    20:50 - Coffeezilla's rise in 2023
    23:13 - Rolling Stone for grandparents
    31:06 - Facing potential threats when investigating 
    33:11 - Drive behind uncovering scams
    33:32 - Does crypto really have any value to society?
    49:24 - Working for the government?!
    52:05 - Is fraud at an all time high?
    54:50 - Spotting signs of scams and frauds
    01:01:10 - Logan Paul
    01:02:26 - Outro

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Reacting to our 2023 Predictions

    Reacting to our 2023 Predictions

    As we draw a close to 2023, we look back at the predictions we made for this year at the end of 2022. We got some right, a few semi-right and a few totally wrong!

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    Chapters: 

    00:00 Intro
    01:23 Reaction to Prediction 1
    10:24 Reaction to Prediction 2
    16:54 Reaction to Prediction 3
    20:02 Reaction to Prediction 4 
    24:35 Reaction to Prediction 5
    30:33 Reaction to Prediction 6
    35:20 Reaction to Prediction 7
    44:00 Outro 

    • 45 min
    Google Gemini Reactions, ByteDance vs. OpenAI, Tesla Recalls, Loneliness Epidemic and AI News Channel

    Google Gemini Reactions, ByteDance vs. OpenAI, Tesla Recalls, Loneliness Epidemic and AI News Channel

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    WATCH THE EPISODE: https://youtu.be/py8q_754KRo 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/throughtheweb

    00:00 - Intro
    00:38 - Recapping our personal year
    02:24 - Favourite topics of the year
    16:14 - Google Gemini Reactions
    23:52 - ByteDance suspended by OpenAI
    29:18 - Tesla Recalls Cars
    38:15 - Tesla Robot
    45:57 - Loneliness Epidemic
    53:42 - Fully AI News Channel
    1:00:53 - Outro


    Mentioned in the podcast:

    Meta AI in RayBan Glasses: https://www.cnet.com/tech/computing/metas-ray-ban-glasses-added-ai-that-can-see-what-youre-seeing/
    X Cashflow Positive: https://slate.com/technology/2023/10/x-linda-yaccarino-debt-cash-flow-positive.html
    Google Gemini Demo Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIZAiXYceBI
    Google’s Blog on Gemini: https://blog.google/technology/ai/google-gemini-ai/#availability
    Reaction on Gemini’s demo video: https://mashable.com/article/google-gemini-demo-video-editing
    Tesla Recalled: https://www.barrons.com/articles/tesla-massive-recall-three-charts-d44e039a
    Tesla Bot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpraXaw7dyc
    Reel on indicator of happiness: https://www.instagram.com/p/C0w1sQaPMCT/?img_index=2
    Channel 1 AI News Channel: https://futurism.com/the-byte/ai-generated-news-anchors-channel-1
    Demo for AI News Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecHioH8fawE
    Additional reading on the LLM in Non-English Content Analysis: https://cdt.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/non-en-content-analysis-primer-051223-1203.pdf

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Elon Musk MELTDOWN, OpenAI Sam Altman Chaos, Cybertruck Launch and China's Crazy Internet Speed

    Elon Musk MELTDOWN, OpenAI Sam Altman Chaos, Cybertruck Launch and China's Crazy Internet Speed

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    WATCH THE EPISODE: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThroughTheWebPodcast 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/throughtheweb

    00:00 - Opener
    00:14 - Personal Updates
    04:53 - Sponsored by Aura
    06:23 - GTA6 Trailer Announcement
    09:31 - Rockstar's Netflix Partnership
    12:10 - Loneliness and Third Space
    16:14 - OpenAI Sam Altman Drama
    24:34 - Is Elon Okay?
    31:56 - Cybertruck Launch
    50:03 - "AI could threaten humanity in 5 years"
    52:17 - Amazon's AI Chatbot Launch and Issues
    58:37 - Google's Experimental Project
    1:00:45 - China's New Internet

    Mentioned in the podcast: 

    GTA6 Trailer: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-67588537
    Rockstar partners with Netflix: https://about.netflix.com/en/news/grand-theft-auto-the-trilogy-the-definitive-edition-arrives-on-netflix
    OpenAI Drama: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yjc8AulnDk
    Elon Musk DealSummit Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BfMuHDfGJI
    Cybertruck Launch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68Mzin0r9V8
    Ex Google CEO warns about AI: https://futurism.com/the-byte/eric-schmidt-ai-five-years
    Amazon's Problematic AI Chatbot: https://www.channelnews.com.au/amazons-ai-chatbot-q-has-accuracy-privacy-problems/
    Google's Experimental Project: https://futurism.com/the-byte/google-experimental-geothermal-plant
    China's New Internet: https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3241453/china-launches-worlds-fastest-internet-12-terabit-second-link-years-ahead-forecasts

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Humane AI Pin Reactions, WeWork Bankruptcy, SBF gets 100+ Years in Prison, and the final Beatles Song

    Humane AI Pin Reactions, WeWork Bankruptcy, SBF gets 100+ Years in Prison, and the final Beatles Song

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    WATCH THE EPISODE: https://youtu.be/dsVCxxd01Q4

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    00:00 - Opener
    00:14 - Intro
    00:31 - iPhone's Keyboard
    01:29 - Our week / personal updates
    04:11 - Blackberry film
    07:50 - Steve Wozniak was in hospital
    08:40 - The final Beatles song
    10:59 - WeWork Bankruptcy
    14:40 - Omegle Shuts Down 
    23:31 - OpenAI's Big Announcements
    29:46 - Humane AI Pin Reactions
    42:09 - Elon's "funny" Grok AI
    46:56 - SBF gets a 100+ years in prison
    51:58 - The Sun is Angry and Optus Outage
    56:14 - Outro

    Mentioned in the episode: 

    Blackberry Film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXL_HDzBQsM
    Steve Wozniak: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-67366306
    The final Beatles song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APJAQoSCwuA&ab_channel=TheBeatlesVEVO
    WeWork Bankruptcy: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-67316150 
    Omegle Shuts down: https://www.wired.com/story/omegle-shutdown-lawsuit-child-sexual-abuse/
    The site Tawsif was talking about: https://neal.fun/OpenAI DevDay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9mJuUkhUzk
    Humane AI Pin: https://mashable.com/article/humane-ai-pin-wrong-answers
    Grok AI: https://twitter.com/xai/status/1721027348970238035
    SBF Trial: https://gizmodo.com/sam-bankman-fried-ftx-fraud-trial-biggest-moments-1850945899
    Internet Outage Solar Storm: https://futurism.com/the-byte/professor-warns-sun-knock-out-internet

    • 56 min

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