The Delphi Podcast Host and GP of Delphi Ventures Tom Shaughnessy sits down with Aaron and David McDonald, founders of Altered State Machine (ASM), a world-first decentralized platform for developers and NFT owners to create, train and own intelligent NFTs. They discuss integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into NFTs and gaming, use cases for AI in DeFi, the infrastructure of ASM brains and much more!

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Show Notes:

(00:00:00) – Introduction.

(00:02:20) – Aaron and David’s background.

(00:04:15) – Elevator pitch for Altered State Machine (ASM).

(00:07:00) – The issues with NFTs today.

(00:09:42) – Integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) with NFTs.

(00:11:07) – Overview of AI in games.

(00:20:17) – The experience of gaming against an intelligent AI. 

(00:31:09) – Use cases for AI in DeFi. 

(00:36:19) – The ASM brain infrastructure. 

(00:44:30) – The interoperability of brains.

(00:51:45) – Preventing getting the “perfect” brain. 

(00:54:29) – How brain training works. 

(00:59:14) – The opportunity for miners with ASM.

(01:02:31) – Data management for the brains.

(01:08:35) – The process behind ASM’s launch.

(01:13:58) – The sci-fi angle on ASM.



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