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In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Jon Askonas, Assistant Professor of Politics at Catholic University of America and Senior Fellow at the Foundation for American Innovation, and Samuel Hammond, Senior Economist at the Foundation for American Innovation, to discuss the state of artificial intelligence, chatGPT, the risks and rewards of its development, AI's impact on the economy and jobs, and whether or not AI will become the terminator and destroy us all.

Jon Askonas is a senior fellow with FAI. He is an assistant professor of Politics at the Catholic University of America, where he works on the connections between the republican tradition, technology, and national security. His writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, Unherd, Russian Analytical Digest, Triple Helix, The New Atlantis, Fare Forward, War on the Rocks, and the Texas National Security Review.

Samuel Hammond is Senior Economist at FAI, where his research focuses on innovation and science policy and the institutional impact of disruptive technologies. He previously worked as the director of social policy for the Niskanen Center, where he remains a senior fellow; as an economist for the Government of Canada specializing in regional economic development; and as a graduate research fellow for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

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