On January 29, 2015 Steve Omohundro participated in a discussion of the interaction between AI and machine learning with cryptocurrencies and smart contracts. with Kieren James-Lubin, Mathew Wampler-Doty, Matt Liston, and Ethan Buchman. It was a fun, wide-ranging discussion with great questions from the audience. It was part of the Cryptoeconomicon 1 conference which had a great set of speakers on new cryptocurrency and smart contract ideas.
Here’s a nice summary of the conference by Tim Swanson: