#387 – George Hotz: Tiny Corp, Twitter, AI Safety, Self-Driving, GPT, AGI & God

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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(08:04) – Time is an illusion
(17:44) – Memes
(20:20) – Eliezer Yudkowsky
(32:45) – Virtual reality
(39:04) – AI friends
(46:29) – tiny corp
(59:50) – NVIDIA vs AMD
(1:02:47) – tinybox
(1:14:56) – Self-driving
(1:29:35) – Programming
(1:37:31) – AI safety
(2:02:29) – Working at Twitter
(2:40:12) – Prompt engineering
(2:46:08) – Video games
(3:02:23) – Andrej Karpathy
(3:12:28) – Meaning of life