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E50: The Future of Software Development with Tyler Angert of Replit

E50: The Future of Software Development with Tyler Angert of Replit

Update: 2023-08-04


In this episode, Nathan sits down with Tyler Angert, Product Designer at Replit, to discuss the future of software development. Replit is building what CEO Amjad Masad calls "the perfect substrate for AGI." In this discussion, Tyler and Nathan discuss how Replit is leveraging AI to enhance its current product, bot-bot interactions, the design and ethical considerations around AI agents, and more. If you're looking for an ERP platform, check out our sponsor, NetSuite:

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(00:00 ) Episode Preview

(01:10 ) Nathan’s Intro

(09:24 ) Tyler's role at Replit

(11:37 ) Replit as the "perfect substrate for AGI"

(14:55 ) Sponsor: Netsuite | Omneky

(15:45 ) Defining AGI

(19:26 ) How AI agents might interact with Replit

(23:20 ) Replit's "virtual developer" product

(31:11 ) Current state of Replit's AI features like Ghostwriter

(41:48 ) Measuring productivity boost from AI coding tools

(45:29 ) Potential for massive developer productivity gains from AI

(48:34 ) Technical gaps still remaining to achieve advanced AI agents

(51:45 ) Core AI breakthroughs have already occurred

(57:35 ) Timeline for functional AI agents interacting online

(01:01:20 ) Safety considerations for powerful AI agents on Replit

(01:08:47 ) Ethical considerations around AI and consciousness

(01:20:36 ) What constitutes consciousness in an AI system

(01:26:30 ) Should AI systems have rights and protections?

(01:30:32 ) Being polite to AI systems

(01:31:59 ) Advice for beginners looking to leverage AI

(01:36:58 ) Using AI with a Neuralink brain implant

(01:43:02 ) Hopes and fears about AI's impact on society



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E50: The Future of Software Development with Tyler Angert of Replit

E50: The Future of Software Development with Tyler Angert of Replit

Erik Torenberg, Nathan Labenz