Nathan Labenz and Erik Torenberg delve into the upcoming economic transformation and the future of work in light of the threshold crossed by GPT-4.
Also, check out the debut of Erik's new long-form interview podcast @UpstreamwithErikTorenberg whose guests in the first three episodes were Ezra Klein, Balaji Srinivasan, and Marc Andreessen. This coming season will feature interviews with David Sacks, Katherine Boyle, and more. Subscribe here:
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LINKS REFERENCED IN THE EPISODE:
Microsoft research paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.12712
(1:56) Unpacking "There will be economic transformation," Nathan’s reflection after red teaming GPT-4
(4:55) A cross-section of prompts Nathan ran through GPT-4
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(18:00) Future of business and a new style of Taylorism of knowledge work
(28:00) The “shrinking category of work” and a new definition of work
(36:00) A future of “Muggles” and the 1000x developer
(51:15) Are we facing a bifurcated economy and regulations from special interest groups?
(58:30) Upcoming morale shift of white-collar workers and predictions
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