Personalized GPTs Are Here, F.T.C. Chair Lina Khan on A.I. Competition, and Mayhem at Apefest

Warning: this episode is made up of some express language.

OpenAI has unveiled a new way to construct custom made chatbots. Kevin displays off a couple of that he has developed — which includes a custom “Hard Fork” bot and a bot that presents expenditure assistance impressed by his late grandfather.

Then, we chat to Lina Khan, the chair of the Federal Trade Commission, about the agency’s strategy to regulating A.I. and no matter whether the techniques she has applied to regulate large tech corporations are working.

And at last, a Bored Ape Yacht Club event still left some attendees’ eyes burning, practically. That, and Sam Bankman-Fried’s latest fraud conviction, have us inquiring, How a lot problems hath the crypto earth wrought?

“Hard Fork” is hosted by Kevin Roose and Casey Newton and created by Davis Land and Rachel Cohn. The demonstrate is edited by Jen Poyant. Engineering by Chris Wood and unique new music by Dan Powell, Elisheba Ittoop, Marion Lozano, and Rowan Niemisto. Actuality-examining by Caitlin Love.

Exclusive thanks to Paula Szuchman, Pui-Wing Tam, Nell Gallogly, Kate LoPresti and Jeffrey Miranda.