Timeline: 00:00 - Intro 00:04 - Disclaimers 00:52 - Podcast Introduction 02:16 - Format 03:34 - Topic 1: Artificial Intelligence Bubble 32:34 - Topic 2: The State of Quantum Computing 54:02 - Topic 3: FTX vs IRS 01:12:34 - Wrap Up Description: Dive into the inaugural episode of Intersection4 Podcast, where we navigate through the pulsating world of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Quantum Computing, and the recent debacle at FTX. In the first segment, we burst the bubble on the AI hype, scrutinizing its current boom, assessing its realistic potentials, and discerning hype from reality. We delve into AI's accelerated growth, the inflated expectations, and the importance of pragmatism in this domain. Next, we journey into the intriguing realm of quantum computing. We provide an up-to-date state of the quantum computing landscape, discussing its groundbreaking promises, existing roadblocks, and potential impacts on our world. We then unravel the recent controversies embroiling FTX, shedding light on the alleged fraud and ensuing scandal. We'll dissect what happened, examine its implications for the blockchain world, and discuss lessons to be gleaned. Join us in Episode 1 of Intersection4 as we explore these hot-button topics with our co-hosts, stimulating your intellect and challenging conventional wisdom.