MATE 002 – Athan Didaskalou on coffee, social media and meeting Gary Vaynerchuk

Athan Didaskalou—entrepreneur and Melbourne hustler—talks about his humble beginnings as a hospitality boy and how that’s affected his attitude to business today. We talk about his failed and successful start-ups, discuss the future of social media and contemplate how to get the most out of life. Ath also shares some predictions about the upcoming tech revolutions of virtual reality and augmented reality, as well as how fintech is disrupting the Aussie banks. Oh, and Ath tells the hilarious story of the time he met Gary Vaynerchuk, after sneaking into a conference and sending him provocative tweet!

Athan Didaskalou recording MATE 002
Athan Didaskalou recording MATE 002

 

Links and resources:

30,000 days quote (Source: https://twitter.com/ath)
30,000 days quote (Source: https://twitter.com/ath)

 

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MATE 001 – Jayden Seric on artificial intelligence and the future of the human race

Jayden Seric—web developer and future-enthusiast—talks about the imminent creation of artificial intelligence and what that means for the future of the human race. We talk about IBM’s Watson supercomputer, discuss The Singularity, debate when computers will make humans obsolete … and Jayden reveals he’s happy to be made redundant by a super-AI-robot-race.

Jayden Seric recording MATE 001
Jayden Seric recording MATE 001

 

Links and resources:

AGI Predictions graph (Data source: https://intelligence.org/files/PredictingAI.pdf)
AGI Predictions graph (Data source: https://intelligence.org/files/PredictingAI.pdf)

 

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MATE podcast is a digital radio show about Marketing, Advertising, Technology and Entrepreneurship. Hosted by Adam Jaffrey: Digital Strategist and Entrepreneur. Made with love in Melbourne, Australia.