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In addition to being a friend and a Noahpinion subscriber, Patrick Collison is one of the world’s most successful founder-CEOs. Along with his co-founder and brother John, he built online payments company Stripe into a $36 billion behemoth in a decade.
In 2015, venture capitalist Chris Sacca was one of Silicon Valley’s most influential investors, No. 3 on the Midas List with more than one million Twitter followers well before VC memes were the norm, and a regular appearance on ‘Shark Tank’.
You’ll need to prick up your ears for this slice of deepfakery emerging from the wacky world of synthesized media: A digital version of Albert Einstein — with a synthesized voice that’s been (re)created using AI voice cloning technology drawing on audio recordings of the famous scientist’s actual voice. The startup behind the “uncanny valley” […]