Jesus Rodriguez

Jesus Rodriguez

Jesus Rodriguez is the CEO and co-founder of IntoTheBlock, a platform focused on enabling market intelligence and institutional DeFi solutions for crypto markets. He is also the co-founder and President of Faktory, a generative AI platform for business and consumer apps. Jesus also founded The Sequence, one of the most popular AI newsletters in the world. In addition to his operational work, Jesus is a guest lecturer at Columbia University and Wharton Business School and is a very active writer and speaker.

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The Next Phase of DeFi Is Here
Expect a transition from incentive madness to real utility in crypto markets, says Jesus Rodriguez, CEO, IntoTheBlock.
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A Difficult Truth: The Unspoken Mismatch of Web3 and Generative AI
Generative AI workloads are designed to be computationally intensive, running on highly parallelizable GPUs. What role does that leave for blockchain? Jesus Rodriguez, of Into...
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AI Should Be Decentralized, but How?
The case for greater transparency and verifiability in AI. But is decentralization the best way to achieve that and is feasible in practice? Jesus Rodriguez, of IntoTheBlock,...
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How DeFi Protocols Are Building More Granular and Extensible Capabilities
The trend towards "micro-primitives" creates protocols that are more extensible, programmable and composable. But it also creates greater vulnerability at a time when protocol...
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A New Blockchain for Generative AI?
Web3 architectures aren’t built for AI, but they could be, says Jesus Rodriguez, CEO of IntoTheBlock. And there are risks if we don’t build.
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The Next ChatGPT Won’t Be in Web3 Unless Some Things Change
Web3 infrastructures do not possess the compute, data or data science framework foundations to embrace generative AI. But it’s possible to build them, says Jesus Rodriguez, CE...
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A Pragmatic View of ChatGPT in a Web3 World
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing every aspect of our daily lives. What will it mean for Web3? IntoTheBlock's Jesus Rodriquez learns from the machine.
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DeFi Is the Way Forward, but It Needs to Evolve
The technical foundation of DeFi has proven to be incredibly resilient to the catastrophic market events of the last few months. The opportunity for building a new generation...
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The Machine Learning Powering Generative Art NFTs
Generative art has been one of the quintessential machine-learning use cases, but only recently has the space achieved mainstream prominence.
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Why DeFi Insurance Needs a New Design
Decentralized finance offers a blank canvas for reimagining markets insurance with programmability and decentralization as core constructs, says the CEO of IntoTheBlock.
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