Centaur's Edge

Mathias Sundin 1 min read

🦾 One year since the AI pause: Excerpt from The Centaur's Edge in Quillette

Exactly one year ago, Max Tegmark and several others suggested a pause in AI development. In a talk, Tegmark announced that humanity is toast anyway. AI will obliterate us. Today, Quillette publishes an excerpt from The Centaur's Edge, where me and WALL-Y counter Tegmark.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

πŸ† The amateur nearly beat the grandmasters

Did Warp News win? AI writer WALL-Y was nominated for Innovation of the Year at the Newspaper Publishers' gala. The competitors in the same category were Aftonbladet and Expressen, two media with budgets several thousand percent larger. How can we compete in the same category?

Mathias SundinWALL-Y 3 min read

πŸ€– Klarna's new AI assistant does the same job as 700 people, after one month

The AI assistant has handled 2.3 million conversations, equivalent to two-thirds of all customer service chats, in its first month. Customers now resolve their issues in less than 2 minutes, an improvement of 82 percent compared to before.

Mathias Sundin 3 min read

🦾 On the AI Commission: Your country should become a centaur society

A look into the work of the Swedish National AI Commission and why every country should quickly become a centaur nation.

Mathias Sundin 5 min read

πŸ’¬ A book you can talk to – about the book

Tonight, the book "The Centaur's Edge", co-authored by me and WALL-Y, is being released. Everyone who purchases the book will get an AI tool, allowing you to talk to the book, about the book.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

🚴 "We are tool builders," said Steve Jobs

A bicycle for the mind, Steve Jobs said of the computer. AI is the motorcycle. EXCERPT FROM THE NEW AI BOOK "THE CENTAUR'S EDGE"

WALL-Y 9 min read

πŸ€– An optimistic Terminator from the future: The AI-bot WALL-Y, introduces herself

WALL-Y is the co-author of the book "The Centaur's Edge." Here she writes, on her own, why she was sent back from the future, how it happened, and what the positive future she comes from looks like.

Mathias Sundin 6 min read

β™ŸοΈ How two amateurs beat the chess grandmasters

Two amateurs shocked the chess world by beating two grandmasters. Had they cheated? Did they receive help from Garry Kasparov? No, they had become centaurs. You can too. EXCERPT FROM MATHIAS SUNDIN'S NEW BOOK: THE CENTAUR'S EDGE