#Ep.94: "Near AI Is Back: Empowering User-Owned AI."

May 23rd, 2024 · 45 mins 30 secs

About this Episode

🎙️” We’re bringing the NEAR AI back”, says Illia Polosukhin, Co-Founder of NEAR Protocol, and CEO of the Near Foundation, in an exclusive interview for the #94 episode of #Encrypted #podcast, powered by Myco.io! 🙌Join us and be the first to know more!

🚀In this episode, we’ll explore:

🔍From AI to Blockchain: Discover why Illia pivoted from his original AI company to create NEAR Protocol, a scalable, robust, and highly usable blockchain platform, and how they bring the NEAR AI back!
💡Building a Dream Team: Learn how the core team's expertise from Google and AI research contributed to NEAR’s early development and eventual growth.
🔑Keys to Rapid Expansion: The crucial factors behind NEAR Protocol's rapid success and its aim to onboard a billion users to the Open Web.
🌐The NEAR Foundation: Understand the motivation behind its establishment, its transformative role within the NEAR ecosystem, and how it supports decentralized development.
⛓️‍💥 Innovative Chain Abstraction Stack: A deep dive into how NEAR allows users to transact on every chain with a single NEAR account, making Web3 more accessible.
🤖 AI Engineers Wanted: NEAR’s new initiative to hire AI engineers and develop user-owned AI within the next 3-6 months—an exciting step towards integrating AI and blockchain.
⏳AI in DAO Governance: Insights from the latest Token2049 panel in Dubai on how integrating AI can revolutionize DAO governance.
🌍 Expanding in the Middle East: the NEAR team's major goals and strategic plans for growing their presence and impact in the Middle East.

⏰Tune in to learn more about Illia's vision and the future of NEAR Protocol! 🚀🌍
💫Special guest: Illia Polosukhin
✨Podcast Host: Maria Vovchok.
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