Published on: December 10th, 2020 • Duration: 58 minutes
Humayun Sheikh, founder and CEO of Fetch.ai, joins Santiago Velez, co-founder & R&D division lead for Block Digital, to discuss how blockchain has enabled new opportunities for supply chain management, AI, and machine learning. Sheikh breaks down Fetch.ai and how it leverages blockchain to enable an incentives-aligned platform for autonomous agents. He explains that the transparency of blockchain enables autonomous, multi-agent systems and how AI and machine learning projects will dramatically benefit from this. Sheikh touches on some of the potential, unintended consequences of these systems and possible solutions for them. Filmed on November 24, 2020. Key Learnings: AI and machine learning will dramatically benefit from blockchain technology. Fetch.ai represents one of the first projects aiming to capitalize on this newly available wealth of public data. Sheikh covers the value-add blockchains provide to other nascent industries as well as some of the unintended consequences of utilizing such transparent platforms.