"The Cognitive Revolution" | AI Builders, Researchers, and Live Player Analysis

By Erik Torenberg, Nathan Labenz

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A biweekly podcast where hosts Nathan Labenz and Erik Torenberg interview the builders on the edge of AI and explore the dramatic shift it will unlock in the coming years. The Cognitive Revolution is part of the Turpentine podcast network. To learn more: turpentine.co

Episode Date
Robotics Research Update, with Keerthana Gopalakrishnan and Ted Xiao of Google DeepMind
Apr 22, 2024
AI Inference: Good, Fast, and Cheap, with Lin Qiao & Dmytro Ivchenko of Fireworks AI
Apr 20, 2024
Reading Minds from Shared Latent Space
Apr 17, 2024
Interfacing with AI, with Linus Lee of Notion
Apr 15, 2024
Data, data, everywhere - enough for AGI?
Apr 13, 2024
Inside China's AI Ecosystem: A View From Beijing
Apr 10, 2024
The AI Email Assistant I've Been Waiting for, with Andrew Lee of Shortwave
Apr 08, 2024
Opening AI's Black Box with Prof. David Bau, Koyena Pal, and Eric Todd of Northeastern University
Apr 05, 2024
Unbounded AI-Assisted Research with Elicit Founders Andreas Stuhlmüller and Jungwon Byun
Apr 03, 2024
Mamba-Palooza: 90 Days of Mamba-Inspired Research with Jason Meaux: Part 2
Mar 30, 2024
Mamba-Palooza: 90 Days of Mamba-Inspired Research with Jason Meaux: Part 1
Mar 30, 2024
Exploitable by Default: Vulnerabilities in GPT-4 APIs and “Superhuman” Go AIs with Adam Gleave of Far.ai
Mar 27, 2024
Surveying 2,700+ AI Researchers on the Industry's Future with Katja Grace of AI Impacts
Mar 21, 2024
Envisioning a Positive AI Future, with Tim Reutemann, Author of Liquid Reign
Mar 16, 2024
AI and the Practice of Law: from CaseText to CoCounsel, with Pablo Arredondo, VP of CoCounsel for Thomson Reuters
Mar 14, 2024
Flow Engineering and Code Integrity at Scale with Itamar Friedman, CEO of Codium AI
Mar 12, 2024
The Example Engine: How Exa Is Creating the AI Librarian for the Web with Will Bryk, CEO of Exa
Mar 05, 2024
Amazing Answers: Richard Socher on how You.com is Reimagining Search with AI
Feb 29, 2024
Is AGI Far? With Robin Hanson, Economist at George Mason University and Researcher at Future of Humanity Institute
Feb 27, 2024
Looking Up the AI Exponential with Azeem Azhar of the Exponential View
Feb 23, 2024
OpenAI Sora, Google Gemini, and Meta with Zvi Mowshowitz
Feb 21, 2024
AI Friends, Real Relationships with Eugenia Kuyda, Replika's Founder & CEO
Feb 16, 2024
AI Abundance: a16z Partners Justine Moore and Anish Acharya Forecast a New Era for Consumers
Feb 13, 2024
Dr. Michael Levin on Embodied Minds and Cognitive Agents
Feb 09, 2024
A Brief History of Biological and Artificial Intelligence with Max Bennett
Feb 07, 2024
AI & Identity, from East & West, with Yohei Nakajima GP at Untapped Capital and BabyAGI Creator
Feb 01, 2024
Ignore Previous Instructions and Listen To This Interview with Sander Schulhoff, CEO of Learnprompting.org
Jan 30, 2024
The Pixel Revolution Part 2 with Suhail Doshi, Founder of Playground AI
Jan 26, 2024
NYTimes vs OpenAI: Generative AI and the Law with Cecilia Ziniti, Founder and CEO of GC AI
Jan 23, 2024
The Quest for Autonomous Web Agents with Div Garg, Cofounder and CEO of MultiOn
Jan 20, 2024
Unlocking Enterprise Data with Knowledge Graphs and AI, with Juan Sequeda, Principal Scientist and Head of AI Lab at data.world
Jan 18, 2024
Breaking Boundaries: AI CoScientist to Accelerate Science Research with Gabe Gomes, Professor at CMU
Jan 12, 2024
AI-Powered Business Communications with Dan O'Connell, Chief AI & Strategy Officer at Dialpad
Jan 09, 2024
2028 AGI, New Architectures, and Aligning Superhuman Models with Shane Legg, Deepmind Founder, on The Dwarkesh Podcast
Jan 04, 2024
Cutting-edge Neurotechnology with Nita Farahany in Conversation with Luisa Rodriguez on The 80,000 Hours Podcast
Jan 03, 2024
AGI and Institutional Disruption: Sam Hammond in Conversation with FLI’s Gus Docker
Dec 30, 2023
Nathan on The 80,000 Hours Podcast: AI Scouting, OpenAI's Safety Record, and Redteaming Frontier Models
Dec 27, 2023
Emergency Pod: Mamba, Memory, and the SSM Moment
Dec 22, 2023
Using ChatGPT As a Copilot For Your Mind
Dec 20, 2023
AI Deception, Interpretability, and Affordances with Apollo Research CEO Marius Hobbhahn
Dec 15, 2023
Balaji Srinivasan on Polytheistic AI, Human-AI Symbiosis, and Prospects for AI Control
Dec 12, 2023
Hume CEO Alan Cowen on Creating Emotionally Aware AI
Dec 09, 2023
What Biological & Social Systems Can Teach us About AI with Nora Ammann, Cofounder of PIBBSS Research
Dec 07, 2023
Imbue CTO Josh Albrecht on Creating AI Agents for Reasoning, Reliability, and Robustness
Dec 02, 2023
Vercel CEO Guillermo Rauch on AI-Powered Coding, Software 2.0, and the AI Open Source Question
Nov 29, 2023
Sam Altman Fired from OpenAI: NEW Insider Context on the Board’s Decision
Nov 22, 2023
AI Discourse Deranged: Assessing LLM Generalization Takes and Polarizing Regulatory Debate
Nov 17, 2023
Synthetic Data with Alex Watson, Founder of Gretel AI
Nov 14, 2023
OpenAI Invests $5M Into the Self-Driving Race with John Hayes, Cofounder of Ghost Autonomy
Nov 09, 2023
OpenAI DevDay: Beyond the Headlines with Logan Kilpatrick, OpenAI's Dev Relations Lead
Nov 08, 2023
Biden's Executive Order and AI Safety with Flo Crivello, Founder of Lindy AI
Nov 03, 2023
Hardcore AI for History with Mark Humphries, Professor of History at Wilfred Laurier University
Oct 31, 2023
AI Agents, VC Insights on AI, and Building in Public with Yohei Nakajima, Creator of BabyAGI
Oct 26, 2023
RAG & Beyond: Semantic Storage and Retrieval
Oct 24, 2023
The Future of the Transformer Part 2 with Trey Kollmer
Oct 20, 2023
The Future of the Transformer Part 1 with Trey Kollmer | H100 Chips will Supercharge AI Hardware
Oct 18, 2023
The AI Scouting Report: Jailbreaks and Defense
Oct 13, 2023
AI is Supercharging Writers with Sudowrite's Founder, James Yu
Oct 10, 2023
AI Engineers, Pendants, and Competition Between OpenAI and Developers with Swyx of Latent Space
Oct 05, 2023
Gunning for Google with Perplexity CEO Aravind Srinivas
Oct 03, 2023
OpenAI, Amazon's Anthropic Investment, and the Roman Empire with Zvi Mowshowitz
Sep 29, 2023
OpenAI Fine-Tuning Update, Acceleration Debate, and Bundling AI Services
Sep 26, 2023
Universal Jailbreaks with Zico Kolter, Andy Zou, and Asher Trockman
Sep 22, 2023
The Future of AI Security with Adam Wenchel, CEO of Arthur.ai
Sep 19, 2023
AI-Powered Filmmaking with Waymark's Stephen Parker and Josh Rubin
Sep 14, 2023
Hollywood Strike Update and AI Roundup with Trey Kollmer
Sep 12, 2023
Why a16z Built a Town for AI People
Sep 07, 2023
Cryptography Will Revolutionize AI Data Privacy with Daniel Kang
Sep 05, 2023
How Hugging Face raised $235M
Aug 31, 2023
E57: Google's PaLM 2 with Paige Bailey
Aug 29, 2023
E56: OpenAI’s GPT3.5 Turbo and the State of AI in Coding, Healthcare, and Education
Aug 25, 2023
E55: Google’s Multimodal Med-PaLM with Vivek Natarajan and Tao Tu
Aug 23, 2023
E54: The Presentation Revolution with Jon Noronha, Co-Founder of Gamma
Aug 17, 2023
E53: The AI Revolution in Education with Shawn Jansepar, Director of Engineering at Khan Academy
Aug 15, 2023
E52: Advancements in AI: Updating the Scouting Report, Task Automation, and Google Breakthroughs
Aug 10, 2023
E51: Replit's VP of AI, Michele Catasta, on Artificial Developer Intelligence
Aug 08, 2023
E50: The Future of Software Development with Tyler Angert of Replit
Aug 04, 2023
E49: Open AI, Anthropic, and Meta | Analyzing the AI Frontier with Zvi
Aug 02, 2023
E48: Mechanizing Mechanistic Interpretability with Arthur Conmy
Jul 27, 2023
E47: GPUMaxing with Dr. Ronen Dar of Run:ai
Jul 25, 2023
E46: AI Scouting Report - Part 2 of 3: Implementation Trends [Bonus YouTube Episode]
Jul 19, 2023
E45: The AI Copilot Revolution with Div Garg of MULTI·ON
Jul 13, 2023
E44: The AI Safety Debates with Zvi Mowshowitz
Jul 11, 2023
E43: AI Scouting Report – Part 1 of 3: Fundamentals [Bonus YouTube Episode]
Jul 06, 2023
E42: The Autonomy Revolution with Hayk Martiros of Skydio
Jul 04, 2023
E41: [Bonus Episode - Latent.space] Building the AI x UX Scenius with Linus Lee of Notion AI
Jul 01, 2023
E40: Meta's MEGABYTE Revolution with Lili Yu of Meta AI
Jun 29, 2023
E39: Seeing is Believing with MIT’s Ziming Liu
Jun 27, 2023
E38: The Virtual Biopsy Revolution with Dr. Tanishq Mathew Abraham (Part 2 of 2)
Jun 22, 2023
E37: The Mind-Reading Revolution with Dr. Tanishq Mathew Abraham (Part 1 of 2)
Jun 20, 2023
E36: Your Model, Your Weights with MosaicML's Abhi Venigalla and Jonathan Frankle
Jun 16, 2023
E35: Stability AI’s Emad Mostaque and Slow Ventures’ Sam Lessin Discuss Investing in AI
Jun 13, 2023
E34: The Consumer Rights Revolution with Joshua Browder of DoNotPay
Jun 09, 2023
E33: The Tiny Model Revolution with Ronen Eldan and Yuanzhi Li of Microsoft Research
Jun 06, 2023
E32: [Bonus Episode - The AI Breakdown] Can OpenAI's New GPT Training Model Solve Math and AI Alignment At the Same Time?
Jun 03, 2023
E31: Where are the Moats in AI? With Nathan Labenz and Erik Torenberg
Jun 01, 2023
E30: The AI Revolution in Hollywood? With WGA writers Trey Kollmer, Sophia Lear, and Garrett Schabb
May 30, 2023
E29: The AI Chip Revolution with Andrew Feldman of Cerebras
May 25, 2023
E28: Keeping the AI Revolution on the Rails with Shreya Rajpal of Guardrails AI
May 23, 2023
E27: “Google’s Med-PaLM and Med-PaLM2 with Vivek Natarajan”
May 21, 2023
E26: [Bonus Episode] Connor Leahy on AGI, GPT-4, and Cognitive Emulation w/ FLI Podcast
May 19, 2023
E25: Revolutionizing Patient Care with Neal Khosla of Curai Health
May 16, 2023
E24: The AI Revolution in Medicine with Dr. Isaac Kohane of Harvard Medical School
May 11, 2023
E23: Scouting the AI Revolution with Robert Scoble and "Ben's Bites" creator Ben Tossell
May 09, 2023
E22: Helping Businesses Use AI with Rachel Woods of The AI Exchange
May 04, 2023
E21: VC Insights on Investing in Artificial Intelligence with Sarah Guo and Elad Gil of No Priors Podcast
May 02, 2023
E20: The Great Implementation with Raza Habib, CEO of Humanloop
Apr 27, 2023
E19: The AI Agent Revolution with Matt Welsh of Fixie.ai
Apr 25, 2023
E18: Why Jailbreaking ChatGPT Is A Public Good with Alex Albert of The Prompt Report
Apr 20, 2023
E17: The Prompt Engineering Revolution with Riley Goodside
Apr 18, 2023
E16: Pausing the AI Revolution? With Technologist Jaan Tallinn
Apr 13, 2023
E15: Will GPT-4 Cause Economic Transformation?
Apr 11, 2023
E14: The Reasoning Revolution with Ought's Jungwon Byun and Andreas Stuhlmüller
Apr 06, 2023
E13: AI open letter debate, "pausers", and what we're all scared of with AI with Anton Troynikov and Flo Crivello [Moment of Zen]
Apr 04, 2023
E12: The Robot Revolution with Keerthana Gopalakrishnan of Google Robotics
Mar 30, 2023
E11: OpenAI's GPT-4 Discussion with Nathan Labenz and Erik Torenberg
Mar 28, 2023
E10: The AI Voice Revolution with Mahmoud Felfel of Play.ht
Mar 24, 2023
E9: The AI Assistant Revolution with Flo Crivello of Lindy.AI
Mar 22, 2023
E8: GPT4 - AI Unleashed on ChinaTalk Podcast
Mar 17, 2023
E7: In Search of Truth with Aravind Srinivas of Perplexity AI
Mar 14, 2023
E6: The Computer Vision Revolution with Junnan Li and Dongxu Li of BLIP and BLIP2
Mar 09, 2023
E5: The Embedding Revolution: Anton Troynikov on Chroma, Stable Attribution, and future of AI
Mar 02, 2023
E4: The AI Moment with Amjad Masad, Flo Crivello, Dan Romero, and Antonio Garcia Martinez
Feb 23, 2023
E3: The Empathy Revolution with Eugenia Kuyda of Replika
Feb 17, 2023
E2: Why AI Will Cause a Cognitive Revolution with Nathan Labenz and Erik Torenberg
Feb 10, 2023
E1: The Pixel Revolution with Playground AI 's Suhail Doshi
Feb 03, 2023