Rising Up

#015 Arif Khan: CEO of Alethea on AI, Curiosity as an Antidote to Fear, & Intelligent NFTs

December 02, 2022 Faceless Labs / Arif Khan / Alethea Episode 15
#015 Arif Khan: CEO of Alethea on AI, Curiosity as an Antidote to Fear, & Intelligent NFTs
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Rising Up
#015 Arif Khan: CEO of Alethea on AI, Curiosity as an Antidote to Fear, & Intelligent NFTs
Dec 02, 2022 Episode 15
Faceless Labs / Arif Khan / Alethea

Arif Khan joins Alex and Evan to unpack the philosophy, ethics, and what-ifs of AI, dispel common myths, and share what Alethea is building, as well as how you can get involved. This episode is deep, fun, and leaves no doubt--the future is full of possibility!

1:31 Introduction of Arif Khan - CEO of Alethea (Greek for “truth”), a protocol for interactive and intelligent NFTs (iNFTs)
2:47 The importance of curiosity and the tendency to fear what we don’t understand
5:23 Challenges and opportunities: educating consumers about AI and NFTs
6:39 “Make it relatable” - preserving and owning intangible things like a personality
10:04 “Let’s talk about deepfakes” - How to innovate responsibly and protect against malicious intent (GPT3, Dall-E, Open AI; open vs. gate-kept software)
16:27 iNFTS: the origins and evolution of Alethea
18:56 “Alice,” the first iNFT: Trained on Lewis Carroll & Satoshi, auctioned at Sotheby’s
21:22 “Think about the scene in Avengers when Ultron wakes up.” Self-programming and human intervention; addressing concerns about AI
28:51 Philosophical questions: can AI answer the Nature vs. Nurture debate? Become conscious? Make meaning?
37:24 “Body, mind, and soul”: what is a personality pod?
42:00 How you can get involved: train an AI with no-code, just by talking 
46:56 More recommendations for getting involved with AI or blockchain
49:38 Arif’s journey from philosophy to business, LinkedIn to Grab, and learning by doing
54:16 Is this personal for you? “Fulfilling promises to myself”
59:29 Downloading consciousness - is it possible?
1:03:29 What’s next for Alethea and how to connect with Arif

Arif Twitter: @Arkhan
Alethea Twitter/Tiktok: @real_alethea
Discord: https://discord.com/invite/aletheaai
alethea.ai

RECOMMENDATIONS
The Master Algorithm by Pedro Domingos
Midjourney: https://midjourney.com/
Michio Kaku
Neil DeGrasse Tyson 

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Enjoy!

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🕵️ Mihir Kothapally: @mehere114
🧑‍🏫 Joe Devine: @highimpacttrdg


🧬ABOUT FACELESS LABS 🧬
Faceless Labs is a top web3 consulting agency and community incubator empowering crypto enthusiasts at all levels of experience with education and opportunities. We believe all people are the Many, and that the Many will Rise Up together.

👉Website: https://www.facelesscrypto.com
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/faceless_labs

🤝CONSULTING 🤝
Looking to learn about or launch an NFT series? A metaverse experience? Reach out! We can help plan and execute storytelling, utility, design, culture, community management, sales, marketing, and blockchain for you.

👉 hallo@facelesscrypto.com


✊🔥ABOUT THE FACELESS MANY🔥✊
8064 epic characters who represent the hero in all of us. Holding a Faceless Many NFT earns you $REVP (revPoints), which can be used in our marketplace to purchase virtually anything. TFM, the Faceless Allies, and the AI generated Villains of our Story, the Corrupted, are your ticket to the Financial Revolution. Get yours and Rise Up today!

✅ https://beacons.ai/thefacelessmany

Disclaimer:
Faceless Labs is not licensed to give financial or legal advice. Nothing on this channel should be construed as financial or legal advice. These videos are for educational and entertainment purposes only.

Disclaimer:
Faceless Labs is not licensed to give financial or legal advice. Nothing on this channel should be construed as financial or legal advice. These videos are for educational and entertainment purposes only.

Show Notes

Arif Khan joins Alex and Evan to unpack the philosophy, ethics, and what-ifs of AI, dispel common myths, and share what Alethea is building, as well as how you can get involved. This episode is deep, fun, and leaves no doubt--the future is full of possibility!

1:31 Introduction of Arif Khan - CEO of Alethea (Greek for “truth”), a protocol for interactive and intelligent NFTs (iNFTs)
2:47 The importance of curiosity and the tendency to fear what we don’t understand
5:23 Challenges and opportunities: educating consumers about AI and NFTs
6:39 “Make it relatable” - preserving and owning intangible things like a personality
10:04 “Let’s talk about deepfakes” - How to innovate responsibly and protect against malicious intent (GPT3, Dall-E, Open AI; open vs. gate-kept software)
16:27 iNFTS: the origins and evolution of Alethea
18:56 “Alice,” the first iNFT: Trained on Lewis Carroll & Satoshi, auctioned at Sotheby’s
21:22 “Think about the scene in Avengers when Ultron wakes up.” Self-programming and human intervention; addressing concerns about AI
28:51 Philosophical questions: can AI answer the Nature vs. Nurture debate? Become conscious? Make meaning?
37:24 “Body, mind, and soul”: what is a personality pod?
42:00 How you can get involved: train an AI with no-code, just by talking 
46:56 More recommendations for getting involved with AI or blockchain
49:38 Arif’s journey from philosophy to business, LinkedIn to Grab, and learning by doing
54:16 Is this personal for you? “Fulfilling promises to myself”
59:29 Downloading consciousness - is it possible?
1:03:29 What’s next for Alethea and how to connect with Arif

Arif Twitter: @Arkhan
Alethea Twitter/Tiktok: @real_alethea
Discord: https://discord.com/invite/aletheaai
alethea.ai

RECOMMENDATIONS
The Master Algorithm by Pedro Domingos
Midjourney: https://midjourney.com/
Michio Kaku
Neil DeGrasse Tyson 

__

Enjoy!

SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FacelessLabs
👉 Guest or sponsor: hallo@facelesscrypto.com

FOLLOW OUR HOSTS:
👋 Mack Lorden: https://macklorden.info
🚁 Alex Popovic: https://alexpopovic.info
☮️ Evan Mann: https://linktr.ee/conversationswithevan
🧱 Michael Shoup: @michaelshoup
🕵️ Mihir Kothapally: @mehere114
🧑‍🏫 Joe Devine: @highimpacttrdg


🧬ABOUT FACELESS LABS 🧬
Faceless Labs is a top web3 consulting agency and community incubator empowering crypto enthusiasts at all levels of experience with education and opportunities. We believe all people are the Many, and that the Many will Rise Up together.

👉Website: https://www.facelesscrypto.com
👉 Discord: https://discord.com/invite/themany
👉 Twitter: https://twitter.com/faceless_labs

🤝CONSULTING 🤝
Looking to learn about or launch an NFT series? A metaverse experience? Reach out! We can help plan and execute storytelling, utility, design, culture, community management, sales, marketing, and blockchain for you.

👉 hallo@facelesscrypto.com


✊🔥ABOUT THE FACELESS MANY🔥✊
8064 epic characters who represent the hero in all of us. Holding a Faceless Many NFT earns you $REVP (revPoints), which can be used in our marketplace to purchase virtually anything. TFM, the Faceless Allies, and the AI generated Villains of our Story, the Corrupted, are your ticket to the Financial Revolution. Get yours and Rise Up today!

✅ https://beacons.ai/thefacelessmany

Disclaimer:
Faceless Labs is not licensed to give financial or legal advice. Nothing on this channel should be construed as financial or legal advice. These videos are for educational and entertainment purposes only.

Disclaimer:
Faceless Labs is not licensed to give financial or legal advice. Nothing on this channel should be construed as financial or legal advice. These videos are for educational and entertainment purposes only.