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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 possibly can’t at all times escape the hype, I additionally learn a ebook 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

Ponzi in all places

Though I simply did, it’s not solely truthful to name Fake’s ebook “Quantity Go Up” an “SBF ebook.” Positive, it has a number of chapters on FTX’s founder, Sam Bankman-Fried, and the epilogue is usually 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 complete podcast collection about him, and my colleague Jacquelyn Melinek can also 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 need to hear from individuals whose lives have been affected by the rise and fall of crypto.

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