Crypto's Answer to Centralized AI Monopolies | Anand & Niraj

In this episode, Anand and Niraj dive deep into the exciting intersection of AI and crypto. They explore why now is the time for these two technologies to converge, the problems decentralized AI aims to solve, and the potential for AI agents to drive unprecedented onchain transaction volume. The discussion covers key projects in the space like BitTensor and Io Net, how blockchain data could be leveraged in AI systems, and the transformative impact if rituals succeeds in its mission over the next 5 years. Thanks for tuning in!

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00:00 Introduction

02:09 Why AI & Crypto

17:16 Open Source AI Models

23:44 Why Ritual

26:35 Future of AI Applications

32:19 What are AI Agents?

38:03 Aura Ad

38:54 Kinto Ad

39:50 Skale Ad

41:07 Will AI Make Crypto Mainstream?

46:54 Decentralized AI's Moment

54:57 IO Net & Bit Tensor

58:54 What Everyone is Missing

01:04:11 Interesting AI Usecases

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