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E50: Alex Blania on Worldcoin, AGI, and Future Predictions

E50: Alex Blania on Worldcoin, AGI, and Future Predictions

Update: 2024-03-15
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This week on Upstream, Erik is joined by Alex Blania, who, with Sam Altman, co-founded Tools for Humanity, the organizarion behind Worldcoin. Erik and Alex go deep on Worldcoin, AGI, and other future tech. To get Brave: Head to https://brave.com/brave-ads/ and mention “MoZ” when signing up for a 25% discount on your first campaign.

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LINKS:

Worldcoin: https://worldcoin.org/

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TIMESTAMPS:

(00:00 ) Intro

(01:16 ) WorldCoin: From AI to Cryptocurrency

(06:02 ) Solving the Proof of Identity Problem

(10:11 ) The Orb: A Revolutionary Biometric Device for WorldCoin

(12:53 ) Sponsor - Brave |

(13:58 ) Turpentine Ad

(14:36 ) Addressing Privacy Concerns and Misunderstandings of WorldCoin

(15:50 ) WorldCoin as the Largest Financial Network

(17:06 ) Navigating Controversies and the Future of WorldCoin

(20:05 ) On Building WorldCoin

(25:56 ) Engaging with Governments and the Global Landscape

(28:29 ) Safeguarding WorldCoin and the Influence of Vitalik Buterin

(31:10 ) Partnerships, Lessons from Sam Altman, and AGI's Future

(38:06 ) Exploring Other Game-Changing Technologies

(42:14 ) WrapX / TWITTER:

@alexblania (Alex)

@eriktorenberg (Erik)

@upstream__pod

@turpentinemedia

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Upstream is a production from Turpentine

Producer: Sam Kaufman

Editor: Eul Jose Lacierda

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E50: Alex Blania on Worldcoin, AGI, and Future Predictions

E50: Alex Blania on Worldcoin, AGI, and Future Predictions

Erik Torenberg