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This week, we’ll dive into the outcomes of a survey I performed on the way forward for AI and what lies past the ChatGPT hype. And since you’ll be able to’t all the time escape the hype, I additionally learn a e-book about SBF — however not the one by Michael Lewis. As a substitute, I picked “Quantity Go Up: Inside Crypto’s Wild Rise and Staggering Fall” by investigative reporter Zeke Fake, and I’m glad I did. — Anna
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Though I simply did, it’s not fully truthful to name Fake’s e-book “Quantity Go Up” an “SBF e-book.” Positive, it has a number of chapters on FTX’s founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, and the epilogue is generally about his destiny, which has been unfolding in court docket this week. However it’s additionally about crypto extra broadly, and that’s a superb factor.
It’s not that I don’t care about getting a greater understanding of SBF’s character. I listened to a whole podcast sequence about him, and my colleague Jacquelyn Melinek can be getting back from court docket every day with fascinating tidbits on his conduct. However identical to the trial’s first witness was an alleged sufferer of FTX, I additionally wish to hear from individuals whose lives have been affected by the rise and fall of crypto.