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Jude Gomila: CEO of Golden - Polymaths at work

Crazy Wisdom

Really loved digging deep into Jude's philosophy on life and work as well as how Golden is going to organize the world's information like no one has done before. 

Episode notes last updated on May 26, 2019 23:39

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Where did the name for Golden.com come from?

On one side, Jude Gomila read a book in which he'd found a "golden thread" about what it takes to complete a thread of knowledge. On the other, there was a practicality aspect which made Golden into a great brand.

Why do Golden when we already have Wikipedia?

The advancements in artificial intelligence, combined with improvements across all internet technologies over the last two decade, has create a perfect timing for a wikipedia-style resource that can index an order of magnitude more knowledge, while removing human-centric biases currently present on Wikipedia.

How do you create the best ideas?

Always be recycling and remixing ideas. Draw them out on paper.

To make sure you have the best models, build out thousands of mental models about your problem and then build the anti-model. Ask where does this model break?

What is the anti-model for Golden.com?

Golden is controller by the Golden team at the moment. A fully distributed version of the data, on blockchain, would be a complete inverse of it.