OpenAI and AI Futures

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OpenAI has the ability to help AI move forward in ways that ultimately benefit all humanity.

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The price that bleeds your business, may save your business.

Photography by Khaled Sayhed

Payal’s story with ClassPass is the backdrop for this week’s episode of Masters of Scale, How to Price a Product to Scale, and it’s a perfect (though wonderfully complex) case study. The “free” model they landed on couldn’t scale indefinitely. But it was essential to their growth. It’s why I believe the price that bleeds your business, may save your business. MBAs will tell you to figure out your unit economics before you scale. But in Silicon Valley, you scale first, and figure out your unit economics later.

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Don’t be a Unicorn. Be a Phoenix.

In this week’s episode, John shares what he’s learned from Fiat’s near-death experience and rebirth. You’ll also hear from other “Phoenixes” who have re-invented themselves, like Robert Pasin, the CEO of Radio Flyer, whose grandfather (an Italian immigrant) introduced his iconic toy wagon in 1917.

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How Love Lets You Scale — with Y Combinator’s Sam Altman

In this week’s episode of Masters of Scale, Sam explains why it’s so important to make something that’s loved, even if by only a small group of people.

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How to Build a Community That Thrives — with Entrepreneur/Investor Caterina Fake (Etsy, Kickstarter, Flickr)

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This week’s guest, Caterina Fake, has probably thought more about — and had more impact on — how these (online) communities develop than anyone else in the world.

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