May 15 • 3HR 19M

Byrne Hobart: Over- and Under-Correction in Tech

How OpenAI is Funded, Whether Silicon Valley Remains Optimistic, The Value of Crystallized Knowledge, and More

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Byne Hobart is the writer of The Diff. He is an exceptional writer on finance and a wide collection of other topics. We discuss anecdotes, organizational theory, OpenAI, democracy, boom-bust cycles, and crystallized knowledge, among other topics.

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Google "We Have No Moat, And Neither Does OpenAI"
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