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AI’s Future: Investment & Impact with Sarah Guo and Elad Gil
18th January 2024 • Gradient Dissent: Conversations on AI • Lukas Biewald
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Explore the Future of Investment & Impact in AI with Host Lukas Biewald and Guests Elad Gill and Sarah Guo of the No Priors podcast.

Sarah is the founder of Conviction VC, an AI-centric $100 million venture fund. Elad, a seasoned entrepreneur and startup investor, boasts an impressive portfolio in over 40 companies, each valued at $1 billion or more, and wrote the influential "High Growth Handbook."

Join us for a deep dive into the nuanced world of AI, where we'll explore its broader industry impact, focusing on how startups can seamlessly blend product-centric approaches with a balance of innovation and practical development.

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0:00 - Introduction 

5:15 - Exploring Fine-Tuning vs RAG in AI

10:30 - Evaluating AI Research for Investment

15:45 - Impact of AI Models on Product Development

20:00 - AI's Role in Evolving Job Markets

25:15 - The Balance Between AI Research and Product Development

30:00 - Code Generation Technologies in Software Engineering

35:00 - AI's Broader Industry Implications

40:00 - Importance of Product-Driven Approaches in AI Startups

45:00 - AI in Various Sectors: Beyond Software Engineering

50:00 - Open Source vs Proprietary AI Models

55:00 - AI's Impact on Traditional Roles and Industries

1:00:00 - Closing Thoughts 

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