Tech Leader Pro podcast 2023 week 17, the doom is getting doomier

Published on 2023-04-28 by John Collins. Socials: YouTube - X - Spotify - Amazon Music - Apple Podcast

28 April 2023


  1. The slide towards tech Neo-Luddism:
  2. Why are some technologists spreading FUD about AI?
  3. FUD as a career choice: the same thing happened with web3 and crypto.
  4. Bitcoin is an asset not a currency
  5. We must separate the tech (neutral) from the implementations (people).
  6. The overlap between AI and quantum computing will be the real singularity.
  7. Any leader running a social media website can never make everyone happy, as all users have a different definition of what success looks like.
  8. Look at Zuckerberg with the Metaverse failure, Musk with Twitter, and now TikTok until regulators fire...a miserable market.
  9. However, Twitter are make some basic mistakes when it comes to gamification: Twitter gamification is broken
  10. Web 3.0, AKA the Semantic Web:
  11. What are I building this week:
    • Nutch on Windows sucks.
    • 450k web pages in my index now.
  12. Media I am enjoying this week:
    • "Dune Messiah" by Frank Herbert, in the beautifully limited edition from Centipede Press.
    • The Diplomat on Netflix


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