Creating a valuable generative AI service requires you to think in terms of interfaces with the user and a flywheel that drives your data engine.
ChatGPT: How would you replace Google Search?
Could Google's grip on search be under threat by an AI chat system such as ChatGPT (or even more immediately ChatGPT itself)? The idea first popped up in early December (here is an NYT article for example, and it also popped up in some form in Fred Wilson's 2023 tech predictions). This week got even … Continue reading ChatGPT: How would you replace Google Search?
AI and Creativity : Predictions for 2023
Predictions for AI and Creativity in 2023. An interesting year ahead!
The Art of Team Communication
Communication in work teams in hard. Don Rossmoore's book is a fresh take on how to understand it.
The wrong question to ask about AI
The explosion of generative AI (this week's ChatGPT was the latest phenomenon) is bringing an explosion of amused joy at what these tools can do and ... angst about whether they might replace people in some new area. Michaël Trazzi's widely copied fun meme is just one example of the later: https://twitter.com/MichaelTrazzi/status/1600567519118471168 There will certainly … Continue reading The wrong question to ask about AI
Why are you Making Games? (With AI?)￼
In the past few months we’ve been able to talk to more people about what we’re doing at Timewarp (Yay!). (Spoiler - we're working on the on our first game Mafia Pigs and looking for Alpha testers right here!) As we’ve explained what we're doing, the same (very natural!) question has come up many times. … Continue reading Why are you Making Games? (With AI?)￼
In the Long Run, no Job is Forever
In the Long Run, no Job is Forever, but for now the best way to win is combine domain expertise with technology.
Classic Startup Pitch Decks
A fun flashback to successful startup pitch-decks from the past. Can your growth match LinkedIn or Facebook in the early days?
The Civic Tech Profit Dilemma
How acceptable is it for a civic tech project to make a profit?