Discover"The Cognitive Revolution" | AI Builders, Researchers, and Live Player AnalysisE50: The Future of Software Development with Tyler Angert of Replit
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
Share

Description

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: http://netsuite.com/cognitive


We're hiring across the board at Turpentine and for Erik's personal team on other projects he's incubating. He's hiring a Chief of Staff, EA, Head of Special Projects, Investment Associate, and more. For a list of JDs, check out: eriktorenberg.com.


TIMESTAMPS:

(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


LINKS:

https://replit.com/


X:

@tylerangert (Tyler)

@labenz (Nathan)

@eriktorenberg (Erik)

@cogrev_podcast



SPONSORS: Shopify | NetSuite | Omneky 

Shopify is the global commerce platform that helps you sell at every stage of your business. Shopify powers 10% of ALL eCommerce in the US. And Shopify's the global force behind Allbirds, Rothy's, and Brooklinen, and 1,000,000s of other entrepreneurs across 175 countries.From their all-in-one e-commerce platform, to their in-person POS system – wherever and whatever you're selling, Shopify's got you covered. With free Shopify Magic, sell more with less effort by whipping up captivating content that converts – from blog posts to product descriptions using AI. Sign up for $1/month trial period: https://shopify.com/cognitive


-NetSuite provides financial software for all your business needs. More than thirty-six thousand companies have already upgraded to NetSuite, gaining visibility and control over their financials, inventory, HR, eCommerce, and more. If you’re looking for an ERP platform: NetSuite (http://netsuite.com/cognitive) and defer payments of a FULL NetSuite implementation for six months. 

-Omneky is an omnichannel creative generation platform that lets you launch hundreds of thousands of ad iterations that actually work customized across all platforms, with a click of a button. Omneky combines generative AI and real-time advertising data. Mention "Cog Rev" for 10% off. MUSIC CREDIT: MusicLM 


This show is produced by Turpentine: a network of podcasts, newsletters, and more, covering technology, business, and culture — all from the perspective of industry insiders and experts. We’re launching new shows every week, and we’re looking for industry-leading sponsors — if you think that might be you and your company, email us at erik@turpentine.co.

Comments 
loading
In Channel
loading
00:00
00:00
x

0.5x

0.8x

1.0x

1.25x

1.5x

2.0x

3.0x

Sleep Timer

Off

End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

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