Lex Fridman Podcast

Lex Fridman Podcast

By Lex Fridman

Conversations about science, technology, history, philosophy and the nature of intelligence, consciousness, love, and power. Lex is an AI researcher at MIT and beyond.

Episodes

#414 – Tucker Carlson: Putin, Navalny, Trump, CIA, NSA, War, Politics & Freedom

Tucker Carlson is a highly-influential political commentator. You can watch and listen to him on the Tucker Carlson Network and the Tucker Carlson Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - ZipRecruiter: https://ziprecruiter.com/lex - Listening: https://listening.com/lex and use code LEX to get one month free - HiddenLayer: https://hiddenlayer.com/lex - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/tucker-carlson-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Tucker Carlson Network: https://tuckercarlson.com/ Tucker Carlson Podcast: https://tuckercarlson.com/listen/ Tucker's X: https://twitter.com/tuckercarlson Tucker's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@TuckerCarlson Tucker's Instagram: https://instagram.com/tuckercarlson Tucker's Facebook: https://facebook.com/tuckercarlsonTCN/ Vladimir Putin Interview: https://youtube.com/watch?v=fOCWBhuDdDo PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (11:58) - Putin (28:13) - Navalny (49:25) - Moscow (1:08:54) - Freedom of speech (1:15:08) - Jon Stewart (1:27:54) - Ending the War in Ukraine (1:37:21) - Nazis (1:45:48) - Putin's health (1:56:52) - Hitler (2:06:17) - Nuclear war (2:24:36) - Trump (2:41:33) - Israel-Palestine (2:47:42) - Xi Jinping (3:01:40) - Advice for young people (3:06:58) - Hope for the future
27/02/24·3h 12m

#413 – Bill Ackman: Investing, Financial Battles, Harvard, DEI, X & Free Speech

Bill Ackman is an investor who has led some of the biggest and controversial financial trades in history. He is founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Policygenius: https://policygenius.com/lex - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/bill-ackman-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Bill's X: https://twitter.com/BillAckman Pershing Square Holdings: https://pershingsquareholdings.com/ Pershing Square Foundation: https://pershingsquarefoundation.org Neri Oxman conversation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbPHojL_61U Books mentioned: The Intelligent Investor: https://amzn.to/3ONnaZy America's Cultural Revolution: https://amzn.to/3SDz1dY PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:55) - Investing basics (13:47) - Investing in music (22:08) - Process of researching companies (26:47) - Investing in restaurants (32:16) - Investing in Google (37:58) - AI (43:13) - Warren Buffet (45:22) - Psychology of investing (54:53) - Activist investing (1:04:41) - General Growth Properties (1:20:57) - Canadian Pacific Railway (1:28:21) - OpenAI (1:32:32) - Biggest loss and lowest point (1:47:21) - Herbalife and Carl Icahn (2:04:11) - Oct 7 (2:10:42) - College campus protests (2:29:09) - DEI in universities (2:50:00) - Neri Oxman (3:15:30) - X and free speech (3:19:54) - Trump (3:27:30) - Dean Phillips (3:34:36) - Future
20/02/24·3h 41m

#412 – Marc Raibert: Boston Dynamics and the Future of Robotics

Marc Raibert is founder and former long-time CEO of Boston Dynamics, and recently Executive Director of the newly-created Boston Dynamics AI Institute. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - HiddenLayer: https://hiddenlayer.com/lex - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/marc-raibert-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Boston Dynamics AI Institute: https://theaiinstitute.com/ Boston Dynamics YouTube: https://youtube.com/@bostondynamics Boston Dynamics X: https://x.com/BostonDynamics Boston Dynamics Instagram: https://instagram.com/bostondynamicsofficial Boston Dynamics Website: https://bostondynamics.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:12) - Early robots (15:15) - Legged robots (33:55) - Boston Dynamics (37:13) - BigDog (45:20) - Hydraulic actuation (47:12) - Natural movement (52:59) - Leg Lab (59:51) - AI Institute (1:03:09) - Athletic intelligence (1:11:04) - Building a team (1:14:05) - Videos (1:21:53) - Engineering (1:25:21) - Dancing robots (1:30:08) - Hiring (1:34:00) - Optimus robot (1:42:30) - Future of robotics (1:47:24) - Advice for young people
16/02/24·1h 52m

#411 – Omar Suleiman: Palestine, Gaza, Oct 7, Israel, Resistance, Faith & Islam

Omar Suleiman is a Palestinian-American Muslim scholar, civil rights leader, and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/omar-suleiman-2-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Omar's Instagram: https://instagram.com/imamomarsuleiman Omar's X: https://x.com/omarsuleiman504 Omar's Facebook: https://facebook.com/imamomarsuleiman Yaqeen Institute's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@yaqeeninstituteofficial Yaqeen Institute's Website: https://yaqeeninstitute.org PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:18) - Oct 7 (19:14) - Palestinian diaspora (23:29) - Wael Al-Dahdouh (38:21) - Violence (1:01:59) - Biden and Trump (1:15:11) - Ceasefire march (1:25:24) - Benjamin Netanyahu (1:32:26) - Houthi rebel attacks (1:34:03) - Hostages (1:40:23) - MLK Jr and Malcolm X (1:53:04) - Palestinian refugees (2:02:14) - Muhammad and Jesus (2:13:07) - Al-Aqsa Mosque (2:22:04) - Ramadan (2:26:57) - Hope for the future
02/02/24·2h 31m

#410 – Ben Shapiro vs Destiny Debate: Politics, Jan 6, Israel, Ukraine & Wokeism

Ben Shapiro is a conservative political commentator, host of The Ben Shapiro Show, co-founder of The Daily Wire, and author of The Authoritarian Moment and other books. Steven Bonnell, aka Destiny, is a liberal political commentator and a live streamer on YouTube. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil - Policygenius: https://policygenius.com/lex - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/ben-shapiro-destiny-debate-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Ben's X: https://twitter.com/benshapiro Ben's Instagram: https://instagram.com/officialbenshapiro Ben's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@BenShapiro Daily Wire: https://dailywire.com Destiny's YouTube: https://youtube.com/destiny Destiny's X: https://twitter.com/TheOmniLiberal Destiny's Subreddit: https://reddit.com/r/Destiny Destiny's Website: https://destiny.gg Destiny's Instragram: https://instagram.com/destiny PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:21) - Liberalism vs Conservatism (12:34) - Education (28:51) - Trump vs Biden (49:16) - Foreign policy (1:02:13) - Israel-Palestine (1:17:10) - Russia-Ukraine (1:28:50) - January 6 (1:44:48) - Abuse of power (1:54:46) - Wokeism (2:01:27) - Institutional capture (2:15:21) - Monogamy vs open relationships (2:20:14) - Rapid fire questions
23/01/24·2h 25m

#409 – Matthew Cox: FBI Most Wanted Con Man – $55 Million in Bank Fraud

Matthew Cox is a former con man who served 13 years in federal prison for bank fraud, mortgage fraud, and identity theft. He is the author of many books, including his memoir Shark in the Housing Pool, and runs the YouTube channel Inside True Crime. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Freud's Last Session: see it in select theaters - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/matthew-cox-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Matthew's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@InsideTrueCrime Matthew's Instagram: https://instagram.com/insidetruecrime Matthew's Art Instagram: https://instagram.com/coxpopart Matthew's TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@matthewcoxtruecrime Shark in the Housing Pool (book): https://amzn.to/3S52EEy PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:43) - Mortgage fraud (23:32) - Creating fake people (57:17) - Arrested by FBI (1:14:08) - Omerta: Code of silence (1:36:26) - Fake ID's (2:05:48) - Getting caught (2:19:12) - Going on the run from FBI (2:30:54) - Identity theft (2:51:34) - More scams (3:03:23) - FBI Most Wanted (3:05:51) - Close calls (3:36:46) - Break up with Becky (3:41:26) - Calling parents (3:43:25) - Calling FBI (3:49:06) - Running from cops (4:10:56) - Getting arrested (4:26:21) - Snitching (4:42:35) - Prison (5:00:08) - War dogs (5:06:50) - Frank Amodeo (5:42:21) - Freedom (5:53:15) - Family (5:59:19) - Regret
17/01/24·6h 7m

#408 – Tal Wilkenfeld: Music, Guitar, Bass, Jeff Beck, Prince, and Leonard Cohen

Tal Wilkenfeld is a singer-songwriter, bassist, and guitarist. She has performed with legendary artists including Jeff Beck, Prince, Incubus, Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Mick Jagger, Rod Stewart, Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, and many more. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Eight Sleep: https://eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/tal-wilkenfeld-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Tal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/talmeastory Tal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/talwilkenfeld Tal's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/talwilkenfeld/ Tal's YouTube: https://youtube.com/TalWilkenfeld Tal's Love Remains record: https://talwilkenfeld.lnk.to/LoveRemains Tal's Linktree: https://linktr.ee/talwilkenfeld Big thank you to Crossroads Guitar Festival and Jeff Beck Estate for the footage included in this podcast. Crossroads Guitar Festival: https://crossroadsguitarfestival.com/ Jeff Beck & Tal Wilkenfeld at Crossroads: https://youtube.com/watch?v=BVgUzUZeTw4 Guitar: Jeff Beck Bass: Tal Wilkenfield Drums: Vinnie Colaiuta Keyboards: Jason Rebello "Cause We've Ended As Lovers" is originally by Stevie Wonder PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:51) - Jeff Beck (15:44) - Confidence on stage (32:23) - Leonard Cohen (40:23) - Taxi Driver (51:43) - Songwriting (55:23) - How to learn and practice (1:13:53) - Slap vs Fingerstyle (1:20:16) - Davie504 (1:24:36) - Prince (1:30:13) - Jimi Hendrix (1:32:27) - Mentorship (1:38:46) - Sad songs (1:44:43) - Tal performs Under The Sun (live) (1:50:00) - Tal performs Killing Me (live)
09/01/24·1h 55m

#407 – Guillaume Verdon: Beff Jezos, E/acc Movement, Physics, Computation & AGI

Guillaume Verdon (aka Beff Jezos on Twitter) is a physicist, quantum computing researcher, and founder of e/acc (effective accelerationism) movement. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Notion: https://notion.com/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/guillaume-verdon-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Guillaume Verdon Twitter: https://twitter.com/GillVerd Beff Jezos Twitter: https://twitter.com/BasedBeffJezos Extropic: https://extropic.ai/ E/acc Blog: https://effectiveaccelerationism.substack.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:18) - Beff Jezos (19:16) - Thermodynamics (25:31) - Doxxing (35:25) - Anonymous bots (42:53) - Power (45:24) - AI dangers (48:56) - Building AGI (57:09) - Merging with AI (1:04:51) - p(doom) (1:20:18) - Quantum machine learning (1:33:36) - Quantum computer (1:42:10) - Aliens (1:46:59) - Quantum gravity (1:52:20) - Kardashev scale (1:54:12) - Effective accelerationism (e/acc) (2:04:42) - Humor and memes (2:07:48) - Jeff Bezos (2:14:20) - Elon Musk (2:20:50) - Extropic (2:29:26) - Singularity and AGI (2:33:24) - AI doomers (2:34:49) - Effective altruism (2:41:18) - Day in the life (2:47:45) - Identity (2:50:35) - Advice for young people (2:52:37) - Mortality (2:56:20) - Meaning of life
29/12/23·3h

#406 – Teddy Atlas: Mike Tyson, Cus D’Amato, Boxing, Loyalty, Fear & Greatness

Teddy Atlas is boxing trainer to 18 world champions, ESPN boxing commentator, and host of podcast THE FIGHT with Teddy Atlas. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com/lex - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/teddy-atlas-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Teddy's Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeddyAtlasReal Teddy's Instagram: https://instagram.com/teddy_atlas Teddy's Website: https://teddyatlas.com/ Atlas: From the Streets to the Ring (book): https://amzn.to/48uIQBj Teddy's Podcast: https://youtube.com/THEFIGHTwithTeddyAtlas Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation: http://dratlasfoundation.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:47) - Lessons from father (19:53) - Scar story (40:31) - Cus D'Amato (50:43) - Mike Tyson (2:08:39) - Forgiveness
24/12/23·2h 15m

#405 – Jeff Bezos: Amazon and Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon and Blue Origin. Thank you for listening ❤ Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com/lex - Policygenius: https://policygenius.com/lex - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/jeff-bezos-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Jeff's Instagram: https://instagram.com/jeffbezos Jeff's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeffbezos Amazon: https://amazon.com Blue Origin: https://blueorigin.com Invent and Wander (book): https://amzn.to/41bF2SY PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:53) - Texas ranch and childhood (12:31) - Space exploration and rocket engineering (25:05) - Physics (34:39) - New Glenn rocket (1:17:28) - Lunar program (1:27:24) - Amazon (1:44:45) - Principles (2:03:25) - Productivity (2:14:03) - Future of humanity
14/12/23·2h 20m

#404 – Lee Cronin: Controversial Nature Paper on Evolution of Life and Universe

Lee Cronin is a chemist at University of Glasgow. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/lee-cronin-3-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Lee's Twitter: https://twitter.com/leecronin Lee's Website: https://www.chem.gla.ac.uk/cronin/ Nature Paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-06600-9 Chemify's Website: https://chemify.io PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:37) - Assembly theory paper (30:06) - Assembly equation (43:19) - Discovering alien life (1:01:38) - Evolution of life on Earth (1:09:34) - Response to criticism (1:27:12) - Kolmogorov complexity (1:39:02) - Nature review process (1:59:56) - Time and free will (2:06:21) - Communication with aliens (2:28:19) - Cellular automata (2:32:48) - AGI (2:49:36) - Nuclear weapons (2:55:22) - Chem Machina (3:08:16) - GPT for electron density (3:17:46) - God
09/12/23·3h 27m

#403 – Lisa Randall: Dark Matter, Theoretical Physics, and Extinction Events

Lisa Randall is a theoretical physicist at Harvard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - Notion: https://notion.com - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex to get free security camera plus 20% off - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/lisa-randall-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Lisa's Twitter: https://twitter.com/lirarandall Lisa's Instagram: https://instagram.com/proflisarandall Lisa's Website: https://www.physics.harvard.edu/people/facpages/randall Books: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: https://amzn.to/417cKZJ Knocking on Heaven's Door: https://amzn.to/3R4LjLC Warped Passages: https://amzn.to/49Xcr85 Higgs Discovery: https://amzn.to/4a6sfWe PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (11:11) - Dark matter (30:02) - Extinction events (41:02) - Particle physics (56:16) - Physics vs mathematics
03/12/23·1h 10m

#402 – Michael Malice: Thanksgiving Pirate Special

Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, author, and anarchist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Policygenius: https://www.policygenius.com/ - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/michael-malice-7-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Michael's Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelmalice Michael's Community: https://malice.locals.com Michael's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/MichaelMaliceofficial Michael's Website: http://michaelmalice.com/about Your Welcome podcast: https://bit.ly/30q8oz1 Jake Michael Singer (sculptor): https://instagram.com/jakemichaelsinger Books: The White Pill: http://whitepillbook.com The Anarchist Handbook: https://amzn.to/3yUb2f0 The New Right: https://amzn.to/34gxLo3 Dear Reader: https://amzn.to/2HPPlHS PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:15) - Beauty and mantis shrimp (14:43) - Parrots, Pirates, and Monty Python (20:55) - Humor and absurdity (28:16) - Thanksgiving (56:56) - Unboxing the mystery box (1:12:54) - Karl Marx and religion (1:21:11) - Art (1:25:25) - Books (1:38:02) - How to be happy (1:40:12) - Depression (1:41:15) - Fear (1:42:42) - Betrayal
25/11/23·1h 47m

#401 – John Mearsheimer: Israel-Palestine, Russia-Ukraine, China, NATO, and WW3

John Mearsheimer is an international relations scholar at University of Chicago. He is one of the most influential and controversial thinkers in the world on the topics of war and power. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/john-mearsheimer-transcript EPISODE LINKS: John's Website: https://mearsheimer.com John's Books: The Tragedy of Great Power Politics: https://amzn.to/3FWrqkX How States Think: https://amzn.to/3udaWST The Great Delusion: https://amzn.to/3syXKXS Why Leaders Lie: https://amzn.to/3ucs4rU The Israel Lobby: https://amzn.to/47fxrVU Books Mentioned: Leviathan: https://amzn.to/49zCFgu The End of History and the Last Man: https://amzn.to/47wTVBf Who Are We: https://amzn.to/3QXDk44 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:52) - Power (33:06) - Hitler (50:33) - Russia and Ukraine (1:46:45) - Israel and Palestine (2:47:37) - China (3:29:58) - Life and mortality
18/11/23·3h 35m

#400 – Elon Musk: War, AI, Aliens, Politics, Physics, Video Games, and Humanity

Elon Musk is CEO of X, xAI, SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. Thank you for listening ❤ Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex to get free security camera plus 20% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/elon-musk-4-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Elon's X: https://x.com/elonmusk xAI: https://x.com/xai Tesla: https://x.com/tesla Tesla Optimus: https://x.com/tesla_optimus Tesla AI: https://x.com/Tesla_AI SpaceX: https://x.com/spacex Neuralink: https://x.com/neuralink The Boring Company: https://x.com/boringcompany PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:25) - War and human nature (14:51) - Israel-Hamas war (20:59) - Military-Industrial Complex (25:16) - War in Ukraine (29:59) - China (44:15) - xAI Grok (55:13) - Aliens (1:03:13) - God (1:05:41) - Diablo 4 and video games (1:14:48) - Dystopian worlds: 1984 and Brave New World (1:20:59) - AI and useful compute per watt (1:26:40) - AI regulation (1:33:32) - Should AI be open-sourced? (1:40:54) - X algorithm (1:52:15) - 2024 presidential elections (2:05:14) - Politics (2:08:16) - Trust (2:13:47) - Tesla's Autopilot and Optimus robot (2:22:46) - Hardships
09/11/23·2h 27m

#399 – Jared Kushner: Israel, Palestine, Hamas, Gaza, Iran, and the Middle East

Jared Kushner is a former Senior Advisor to President Donald Trump and author of Breaking History. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/jared-kushner-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Breaking History (book): https://amzn.to/3QblTNk Jared's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jaredkushner Jared's Instagram: https://instagram.com/jaredckushner Books Mentioned: Prisoners of Geography: https://amzn.to/3tubxzf The Guns of August: https://amzn.to/3FbWD3c Thirteen Days in September: https://amzn.to/3Fb3EkM The Great Degeneration: https://amzn.to/4921WQv The Hundred-Year Marathon: https://amzn.to/3LRobP7 Destined for War: https://amzn.to/3rKwGEE PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. === Recorded on Mon, Oct 9 === (00:00) - Introduction (07:02) - Hamas attack on Israel (09:55) - Response to attack (16:14) - History of Hamas (18:54) - Iran (20:41) - Al-Aqsa Mosque (27:06) - Abraham Accords (36:00) - Trump vs Biden on Middle East (45:00) - Israeli-Saudi Normalization (49:12) - How the Israel-Gaza war ends (53:29) - Benjamin Netanyahu (57:06) - Palestinian support === Recorded on Thu, Oct 5 === (59:47) - Trump 2024 (1:03:15) - Human nature (1:10:13) - Geopolitics and negotiation (1:18:56) - North Korea (1:27:35) - Personalities of leaders (1:34:11) - Government bureaucracy (1:39:56) - Accusations of collusion with Russia (1:49:35) - Ivanka (1:55:30) - Father (2:04:13) - Money and power (2:12:56) - Trust and betrayal (2:21:57) - Mohammed bin Salman (2:44:16) - Israeli–Palestinian peace process (2:58:47) - Abraham Accords and Arab-Israeli normalization (3:08:53) - Donald Trump (3:13:59) - War in Ukraine (3:19:14) - Vladimir Putin (3:26:33) - China (3:44:50) - Learning process (3:51:19) - Hope for the future
11/10/23·3h 54m

#398 – Mark Zuckerberg: First Interview in the Metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg is CEO of Meta. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/mark-zuckerberg-3-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Mark's Facebook: https://facebook.com/zuck Mark's Instagram: https://instagram.com/zuck Mark's Threads: https://threads.net/@zuck Meta AI: https://ai.meta.com/ Meta Quest: https://www.meta.com/quest/ Meta Connect 2023: https://www.metaconnect.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:38) - Metaverse (23:01) - Quest 3 (37:50) - Nature of reality (42:28) - AI in the Metaverse (59:26) - Large language models (1:05:23) - Future of humanity
28/09/23·1h 12m

#397 – Greg Lukianoff: Cancel Culture, Deplatforming, Censorship & Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff is a free speech advocate, first-amendment attorney, president of FIRE - Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, and co-author of The Coddling of the American Mind and a new book The Canceling of the American Mind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Policygenius: https://www.policygenius.com/ - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/greg-lukianoff-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Greg's Twitter: https://twitter.com/glukianoff Greg's Instagram: https://instagram.com/glukianoff FIRE: https://thefire.org/ FIRE on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheFIREorg *** Greg's Books *** The Canceling of the American Mind: https://amzn.to/464yasg The Coddling of the American Mind: https://amzn.to/3EL48hj Freedom from Speech: https://amzn.to/3rhrdVN Unlearning Liberty: https://amzn.to/3rlFnoN *** Books Mentioned *** The Closing of the American Mind: https://amzn.to/4638KuX The Origins of Political Order: https://amzn.to/464zkE8 So You've Been Publicly Shamed: https://amzn.to/48nm1Af Racial Paranoia: https://amzn.to/3RzyY3U Why Buddhism Is True: https://amzn.to/3t4R5Vk Speaking Freely: https://amzn.to/3Zr64oG PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:49) - Cancel culture & freedom of speech (25:21) - Left-wing vs right-wing cancel culture (34:06) - Religion (36:46) - College rankings by freedom of speech (42:54) - Deplatforming (57:29) - Whataboutism (1:02:32) - Steelmanning (1:10:08) - How the left argues (1:20:48) - Diversity, equity, and inclusion (1:32:39) - Why colleges lean left (1:40:17) - How the right argues (1:44:52) - Hate speech (1:53:39) - Platforming (2:03:10) - Social media (2:24:17) - Depression (2:35:48) - Hope
25/09/23·2h 40m

#396 – James Sexton: Divorce Lawyer on Marriage, Relationships, Sex, Lies & Love

James Sexton is a divorce attorney and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off first order - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/james-sexton-transcript EPISODE LINKS: James's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nycdivorcelaw James's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nycdivorcelawyer James's Website: https://nycdivorces.com/our-attorneys How to Stay in Love (book): https://amzn.to/3t61uji If You're in My Office, It's Already Too Late (audiobook): https://amzn.to/3PkVECg PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:01) - Why marriages fail (30:32) - Sex and fetishes (39:49) - Breakups (1:05:35) - Johnny Depp and Amber Heard (1:25:36) - Complicated divorce cases (1:32:22) - Cheating with the nanny (1:34:39) - Relationship advice (1:43:20) - Cost of divorce (2:05:11) - Prenups (2:19:33) - Cheating (2:27:17) - Open marriages and threesomes (2:40:05) - Sex and fighting (3:05:00) - Kevin Costner's divorce (3:14:44) - Lying (3:22:12) - Productivity (3:30:06) - Jiu Jitsu (3:38:38) - Sex, love, and marriage
18/09/23·3h 51m

#395 – Walter Isaacson: Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Einstein, Da Vinci & Ben Franklin

Walter Isaacson is an author of biographies on Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Leonardo da Vinci, and many others. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lexpod to get 15% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/walter-isaacson-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Walter's Twitter: https://twitter.com/WalterIsaacson Walter's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/walter_isaacson Walter's Website: https://isaacson.tulane.edu Walter's Books: Elon Musk: https://amzn.to/48aWSZC The Code Breaker: https://amzn.to/3EAa0cU Leonardo da Vinci: https://amzn.to/3RlFICB The Innovators: https://amzn.to/45R8gs4 Steve Jobs: https://amzn.to/3P9Ak2B American Sketches: https://amzn.to/45LM4PN Einstein: https://amzn.to/3r6Ttu6 Benjamin Franklin: https://amzn.to/44NobWW Kissinger: https://amzn.to/3RdTA1u The Wise Men: https://amzn.to/45LQDJX PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:42) - Difficult childhood (27:47) - Jennifer Doudna (30:44) - Einstein (36:02) - Tesla (53:07) - Elon Musk's humor (57:17) - Steve Jobs' cruelty (1:00:41) - Twitter (1:12:50) - Firing (1:15:35) - Hiring (1:24:38) - Time management (1:32:22) - Groups vs individuals (1:36:08) - Mortality (1:39:40) - How to write (2:00:38) - Love & relationships (2:05:33) - Advice for young people
10/09/23·2h 15m

#394 – Neri Oxman: Biology, Art, and Science of Design & Engineering with Nature

Neri Oxman is a designer, engineer, scientist, and artist working on computational design, synthetic biology and digital fabrication, previously at MIT, and now at OXMAN. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off first order - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/neri-oxman-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Neri's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nerioxman OXMAN Website: https://oxman.com/ OXMAN Instagram: https://instagram.com/oxmanofficial PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:06) - Biomass vs anthropomass (23:27) - Computational templates (43:42) - Biological hero organisms (54:42) - Engineering with bacteria (1:02:59) - Plant communication (1:16:22) - Albert Einstein letter (1:19:44) - Beauty (1:24:40) - Faith (1:34:26) - Flaws (1:54:15) - Extinction (2:05:22) - Alien life (2:09:12) - Music (2:10:39) - Movies (2:15:11) - Advice for young people
01/09/23·2h 25m

#393 – Andrew Huberman: Relationships, Drama, Betrayal, Sex, and Love

Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist at Stanford and host of the Huberman Lab Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/andrew-huberman-4-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Andrew's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/AndrewHubermanLab Andrew's Instagram: https://instagram.com/hubermanlab Andrew's Website: https://hubermanlab.com Andrew's Twitter: https://twitter.com/hubermanlab PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:42) - Exercise routine (15:52) - Advice to younger self (23:07) - Jungian shadow (27:53) - Betrayal and loyalty (48:03) - Drama (1:05:42) - Chimp Empire (1:10:35) - Overt vs covert contracts (1:16:42) - Age and health (1:22:49) - Sexual selection (1:33:26) - Relationships (1:45:59) - Fertility (1:56:25) - Productivity (2:13:13) - Family
17/08/23·2h 20m

#392 – Joscha Bach: Life, Intelligence, Consciousness, AI & the Future of Humans

Joscha Bach is a cognitive scientist, AI researcher, and philosopher. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/joscha-bach-3-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Joscha's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Plinz Joscha's Website: http://bach.ai Joscha's Substack: https://substack.com/@joscha PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:26) - Stages of life (18:48) - Identity (25:24) - Enlightenment (31:55) - Adaptive Resonance Theory (38:42) - Panpsychism (48:42) - How to think (56:36) - Plants communication (1:14:31) - Fame (1:40:09) - Happiness (1:47:26) - Artificial consciousness (1:59:35) - Suffering (2:04:19) - Eliezer Yudkowsky (2:11:55) - e/acc (Effective Accelerationism) (2:17:33) - Mind uploading (2:28:22) - Vision Pro (2:32:36) - Open source AI (2:45:29) - Twitter (2:52:44) - Advice for young people (2:55:40) - Meaning of life
01/08/23·2h 59m

#391 – Mohammed El-Kurd: Palestine

Mohammed El-Kurd is a Palestinian writer and poet. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Factor: https://factormeals.com/lex50 and use code lex50 to get 50% off first box - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex to get free security camera plus 20% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/mohammed-el-kurd-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Mohammed's Twitter: https://twitter.com/m7mdkurd Mohammed's Instagram: https://instagram.com/mohammedelkurd Mohammed's Website: https://mohammedelkurd.com Rifqa (book): https://amzn.to/3Oqippl Books Mentioned: The Hundred Years' War on Palestine (book): https://amzn.to/3K7ZtsE PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:41) - Palestine (35:09) - Hate (48:40) - Antisemitism (56:37) - Peace in the Middle East (1:03:34) - West Bank (1:13:43) - Hamas (1:23:31) - Two-state solution (1:39:21) - Jerusalem (1:46:04) - Role of the US (1:47:54) - Ghassan Kanafani (1:58:39) - 2024 Elections (1:59:48) - Poetry (2:09:08) - Language (2:17:36) - Hope
24/07/23·2h 23m

#390 – Yuval Noah Harari: Human Nature, Intelligence, Power, and Conspiracies

Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher, and author of Sapiens, Homo Deus, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and Unstoppable Us. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/yuval-noah-harari-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Yuval's Twitter: https://twitter.com/harari_yuval Yuval's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yuval_noah_harari Yuval's Website: https://www.ynharari.com Sapiens (book): https://amzn.to/3NQB9wt Homo Deus (book): https://amzn.to/44MzwXu 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (book): https://amzn.to/3Dfkz4D Unstoppable Us (book): https://amzn.to/3NYyBg5 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:36) - Intelligence (27:31) - Origin of humans (37:53) - Suffering (58:35) - Hitler (1:17:07) - Benjamin Netanyahu (1:35:30) - Peace in Ukraine (1:52:20) - Conspiracy theories (2:06:59) - AI safety (2:21:16) - How to think (2:31:00) - Advice for young people (2:33:41) - Love (2:43:50) - Mortality (2:48:14) - Meaning of life
17/07/23·2h 52m

#389 – Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel, Palestine, Power, Corruption, Hate, and Peace

Benjamin Netanyahu is the Prime Minister of Israel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/benjamin-netanyahu-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Netanyahu's Twitter: https://twitter.com/netanyahu Netanyahu's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/b.netanyahu Netanyahu's Website: https://www.netanyahu.org.il Bibi: My Story (book): https://amzn.to/3XJd6UR A Durable Peace (book): https://amzn.to/3pIofbX Fighting Terrorism (book): https://amzn.to/3XNp6on PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:22) - Hate (14:02) - Judicial reform and protests (22:38) - AI (32:40) - Competition (39:21) - Power and corruption (46:32) - Peace (1:01:05) - War in Ukraine (1:05:01) - Abraham Accords (1:09:02) - History (1:13:48) - Survival
12/07/23·1h 17m

#388 – Robert F. Kennedy Jr: CIA, Power, Corruption, War, Freedom, and Meaning

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an activist, lawyer, author, and candidate for the President of the Unites States. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 month supply of fish oil TRANSCRIPT: https://lexfridman.com/robert-f-kennedy-jr-transcript/ EPISODE LINKS: Robert's Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertKennedyJr Robert's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robertfkennedyjr Robert's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rfkjr Robert's Campaign Website: https://www.kennedy24.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:05) - US history (13:21) - Freedom (15:16) - Camus (18:38) - Hitler and WW2 (27:50) - War in Ukraine (51:11) - JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis (1:16:19) - JFK assassination conspiracy (1:25:53) - CIA influence (1:34:52) - 2024 elections (1:46:36) - Jordan Peterson (1:48:18) - Anthony Fauci (1:51:44) - Big Pharma (2:11:24) - Peter Hotez (2:17:05) - Exercise and diet (2:19:30) - God
06/07/23·

#387 – George Hotz: Tiny Corp, Twitter, AI Safety, Self-Driving, GPT, AGI & God

George Hotz is a programmer, hacker, and the founder of comma-ai and tiny corp. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and use code Lexpod to get 55% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 year of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/george-hotz-3-transcript EPISODE LINKS: George's Twitter: https://twitter.com/realgeorgehotz George's Twitch: https://twitch.tv/georgehotz George's Instagram: https://instagram.com/georgehotz Tiny Corp's Twitter: https://twitter.com/__tinygrad__ Tiny Corp's Website: https://tinygrad.org/ Comma-ai's Twitter: https://twitter.com/comma_ai Comma-ai's Website: https://comma.ai/ Comma-ai's YouTube (unofficial): https://youtube.com/georgehotzarchive Mentioned: Learning a Driving Simulator (paper): https://bit.ly/42T6lAN PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:04) - Time is an illusion (17:44) - Memes (20:20) - Eliezer Yudkowsky (32:45) - Virtual reality (39:04) - AI friends (46:29) - tiny corp (59:50) - NVIDIA vs AMD (1:02:47) - tinybox (1:14:56) - Self-driving (1:29:35) - Programming (1:37:31) - AI safety (2:02:29) - Working at Twitter (2:40:12) - Prompt engineering (2:46:08) - Video games (3:02:23) - Andrej Karpathy (3:12:28) - Meaning of life
30/06/23·3h 15m

#386 – Marc Andreessen: Future of the Internet, Technology, and AI

Marc Andreessen is the co-creator of Mosaic, co-founder of Netscape, and co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 year of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/marc-andreessen-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Marc's Twitter: https://twitter.com/pmarca Marc's Substack: https://pmarca.substack.com Marc's YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/@a16z Andreessen Horowitz: https://a16z.com Why AI will save the world (essay): https://a16z.com/2023/06/06/ai-will-save-the-world Books mentioned: 1. When Reason Goes on Holiday (book): https://amzn.to/3p80b1K 2. Superintelligence (book): https://amzn.to/3N7sc1A 3. Lenin (book): https://amzn.to/43L8YWD 4. The Ancient City (book): https://amzn.to/43GzReb PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:01) - Google Search (12:49) - LLM training (25:20) - Truth (31:32) - Journalism (41:24) - AI startups (46:46) - Future of browsers (53:09) - History of browsers (59:10) - Steve Jobs (1:13:45) - Software engineering (1:21:00) - JavaScript (1:25:18) - Netscape (1:30:22) - Why AI will save the world (1:38:20) - Dangers of AI (2:08:40) - Nuclear energy (2:20:37) - Misinformation (2:35:57) - AI and the economy (2:42:05) - China (2:46:17) - Evolution of technology (2:55:35) - How to learn (3:03:45) - Advice for young people (3:06:35) - Balance and happiness (3:13:11) - Meaning of life
22/06/23·3h 15m

#385 – Jimmy Wales: Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales is the co-founder of Wikipedia. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Hexclad Cookware: https://hexclad.com/lex and use code LEX to get 10% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/jimmy-wales-transcript EPISODE LINKS: Jimmy's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jimmy_wales Jimmy's Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Wales Donate to Wikipedia: https://donate.wikimedia.org WT.Social: https://wt.social/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:10) - Origin story of Wikipedia (11:14) - Design of Wikipedia (18:07) - Number of articles on Wikipedia (24:18) - Wikipedia pages for living persons (45:11) - ChatGPT (58:42) - Wikipedia's political bias (1:04:46) - Conspiracy theories (1:17:51) - Facebook (1:26:09) - Twitter (1:46:45) - Building Wikipedia (2:01:18) - Wikipedia funding (2:12:38) - ChatGPT vs Wikipedia (2:17:19) - Larry Sanger (2:22:51) - Twitter files (2:25:43) - Government and censorship (2:40:07) - Adolf Hitler's Wikipedia page (2:51:49) - Future of Wikipedia (3:03:51) - Advice for young people (3:11:13) - Meaning of life
18/06/23·3h 19m

#384 – Matthew McConaughey: Freedom, Truth, Family, Hardship, and Love

Matthew McConaughey is an Oscar-winning actor and author of Greenlights. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Riverside: http://creators.riverside.fm/LEX and use code LEX to get 30% off - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 year of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs EPISODE LINKS: Matthew's Twitter: https://twitter.com/McConaughey Matthew's Instagram: https://instagram.com/officiallymcconaughey/ Matthew's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@MatthewMcConaughey Greenlights (book): https://greenlights.com/ Roadtrip (course): https://artoflivinevent.com/roadtrip PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:57) - Relationships (10:44) - Dreams (22:56) - Fear of death (34:40) - Overcoming pain (57:45) - Amazon rainforest (1:04:29) - AI (1:17:45) - Truth (1:25:50) - Ego (1:33:34) - Dallas Buyers Club (1:40:03) - True Detective (1:48:49) - Yellowstone (1:53:51) - Texas (1:55:43) - Politics (2:00:29) - Interstellar (2:03:26) - Aliens (2:10:23) - Advice for young people (2:18:42) - Meaning of life
13/06/23·2h 24m

#383 – Mark Zuckerberg: Future of AI at Meta, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp

Mark Zuckerberg is CEO of Meta. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get $1 per month trial - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Mark's Facebook: https://facebook.com/zuck Mark's Instagram: https://instagram.com/zuck Meta AI: https://ai.facebook.com/ Meta Quest: https://www.meta.com/quest/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:38) - Jiu-jitsu competition (23:01) - AI and open source movement (35:32) - Next AI model release (47:48) - Future of AI at Meta (1:08:25) - Bots (1:23:53) - Censorship (1:38:34) - Meta's new social network (1:45:20) - Elon Musk (1:49:25) - Layoffs and firing (1:56:55) - Hiring (2:02:48) - Meta Quest 3 (2:09:45) - Apple Vision Pro (2:16:00) - AI existential risk (2:22:23) - Power (2:25:55) - AGI timeline (2:33:17) - Murph challenge (2:38:33) - Embodied AGI (2:41:39) - Faith
08/06/23·2h 47m

#382 – Bert Kreischer: Comedy, Drinking, Rogan, Segura, Churchill & Kim Jong Un

Bert Kreischer is a comedian, actor, and podcaster. Check him out on Bertcast, 2 Bears 1 Cave, Something is Burning, and the new movie The Machine. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Bert's Instagram: https://instagram.com/bertkreischer/ Bert's Twitter: https://twitter.com/bertkreischer Bert's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@bertkreischer Bert's Website: https://bertbertbert.com/ 2 Bears 1 Cave: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-i3EV1v5hLeT91DuXckUf6tsbMfLgZno Books mentioned: Life of the Party (book): https://amzn.to/42lHjKg PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:08) - Hemingway (08:34) - Putin (11:53) - Churchill (14:15) - Kim Jong Un (16:15) - Drinking with Joe Rogan and Tom Segura (24:42) - Father (28:33) - Shirtless (30:38) - Tom Segura (41:27) - Joe Rogan (44:16) - Dating advice (52:24) - Key to success (1:02:36) - Sleep and working out (1:11:51) - History podcasts (1:17:15) - Road trips (1:23:46) - Beer (1:33:14) - Exercise (1:38:56) - Life of the Party (1:46:39) - Drinking (2:05:11) - Greatest comedian of all time (2:07:59) - Advice for young people
05/06/23·2h 11m

#381 – Chris Lattner: Future of Programming and AI

Chris Lattner is a legendary software and hardware engineer, leading projects at Apple, Tesla, Google, SiFive, and Modular AI, including the development of Swift, LLVM, Clang, MLIR, CIRCT, TPUs, and Mojo. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - iHerb: https://lexfridman.com/iherb and use code LEX to get 22% off your order - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Chris's Twitter: https://twitter.com/clattner_llvm Chris's Website: http://nondot.org/sabre/ Mojo programming language: https://www.modular.com/mojo Modular AI: https://modular.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:38) - Mojo programming language (16:55) - Code indentation (25:22) - The power of autotuning (35:12) - Typed programming languages (51:56) - Immutability (1:04:14) - Distributed deployment (1:38:41) - Mojo vs CPython (1:54:30) - Guido van Rossum (2:01:31) - Mojo vs PyTorch vs TensorFlow (2:04:55) - Swift programming language (2:10:27) - Julia programming language (2:15:32) - Switching programming languages (2:24:58) - Mojo playground (2:29:48) - Jeremy Howard (2:40:34) - Function overloading (2:48:59) - Error vs Exception (2:56:39) - Mojo roadmap (3:09:41) - Building a company (3:21:27) - ChatGPT (3:27:50) - Danger of AI (3:31:44) - Future of programming (3:35:01) - Advice for young people
02/06/23·3h 38m

#380 – Neil Gershenfeld: Self-Replicating Robots and the Future of Fabrication

Neil Gershenfeld is the director of the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Neil's Website: http://ng.cba.mit.edu/ MIT Center for Bits and Atoms: https://cba.mit.edu/ Fab Foundation: https://fabfoundation.org/ Fab Lab community: https://fablabs.io/ Fab Academy: https://fabacademy.org/ Fab City: https://fab.city/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:37) - What Turing got wrong (11:02) - MIT Center for Bits and Atoms (24:08) - Digital logic (30:44) - Self-assembling robots (41:12) - Digital fabrication (52:07) - Self-reproducing machine (59:53) - Trash and fabrication (1:04:49) - Lab-made bioweapons (1:09:04) - Genome (1:20:56) - Quantum computing (1:25:28) - Microfluidic bubble computation (1:30:49) - Maxwell's demon (1:39:35) - Consciousness (1:46:35) - Cellular automata (1:51:07) - Universe is a computer (1:55:53) - Advice for young people (2:05:10) - Meaning of life
28/05/23·2h 11m

#379 – Randall Kennedy: The N-Word – History of Race, Law, Politics, and Power

Randall Kennedy is a law professor at Harvard and author of many seminal books on race, law, history, culture, and politics. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Randall's Website: https://hls.harvard.edu/faculty/randall-l-kennedy N*****: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word: https://amzn.to/3MbrXSC Say It Loud!: On Race, Law, History, and Culture: https://amzn.to/3MfQWUT For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law: https://amzn.to/3BASZxZ Race, Crime, and the Law: https://amzn.to/3pVtVyU PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:11) - The N-word (41:55) - The three N-words (1:08:28) - Education (1:21:31) - Critical race theory (1:32:05) - Racism and policing (1:39:25) - Racial profiling (2:08:57) - Racism in US history (2:26:55) - Affirmative action (3:10:22) - Martin Luther King Jr.
24/05/23·3h 14m

#378 – Anna Frebel: Origin and Evolution of the Universe, Galaxies, and Stars

Anna Frebel is an astronomer and astrophysicist at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Hexclad Cookware: https://hexclad.com/lex and use code LEX to get 10% off - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order EPISODE LINKS: Anna's Twitter: https://twitter.com/annafrebel Anna's Instagram: https://instagram.com/annafrebel Anna's Book - Searching for the Oldest Stars: https://amzn.to/3pi2Ci6 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:26) - First elements (12:35) - Milky Way (16:11) - Alien worlds (19:16) - Protogalaxies (24:29) - Black holes (29:27) - Stellar archeology (38:42) - Oldest stars (46:32) - Metal-poor stars (1:02:05) - Neutron capture (1:07:01) - Neutron stars (1:12:30) - Dwarf galaxies (1:17:10) - Star observation (1:45:27) - James Webb Space Telescope (1:51:17) - Future of space observation (1:54:26) - Age of the universe (2:07:34) - Most beautiful idea in astronomy (2:11:23) - Advice for young people (2:20:17) - Meaning of life
18/05/23·2h 23m

#377 – Harvey Silverglate: Freedom of Speech

Harvey Silverglate is a free speech advocate, co-founder of FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Expression, and author of several books on freedom of speech and criminal justice. He is running for Harvard Board of Overseers on a platform of free speech. If you're a Harvard Alumni, please consider voting for him by Tue, May 16, 5pm ET: https://www.harvey4harvard.com/ballot Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Factor: https://factormeals.com/lex50 and use code lex50 to get 50% off first box - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Vote for Harvey: https://www.harvey4harvard.com/ballot Harvey's Website: https://www.harveysilverglate.com/ FIRE's Website: https://www.thefire.org/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:23) - Freedom of speech (28:04) - Bureaucracy in Universities (44:18) - Clash of ideas (47:56) - Public education is broken (59:33) - Jeffrey Epstein (1:12:26) - Freedom of thought and liberal arts (1:23:30) - Interviewing controversial people (1:27:14) - Alan Dershowitz (1:30:28) - Donald Trump (1:37:27) - FBI (1:45:52) - Criminal justice system (1:48:20) - Advice
16/05/23·1h 55m

#376 – Stephen Wolfram: ChatGPT and the Nature of Truth, Reality & Computation

Stephen Wolfram is a computer scientist, mathematician, theoretical physicist, and the founder of Wolfram Research, a company behind Wolfram|Alpha, Wolfram Language, and the Wolfram Physics and Metamathematics projects. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Stephen's Twitter: https://twitter.com/stephen_wolfram Stephen's Blog: https://writings.stephenwolfram.com Wolfram|Alpha: https://www.wolframalpha.com A New Kind of Science (book): https://amzn.to/30XoEun Fundamental Theory of Physics (book): https://amzn.to/30XbAoT Blog posts: A 50-Year Quest: https://bit.ly/3NQbZ2P What Is ChatGPT doing: https://bit.ly/3VOwtuz PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:45) - WolframAlpha and ChatGPT (26:26) - Computation and nature of reality (53:18) - How ChatGPT works (1:53:01) - Human and animal cognition (2:06:20) - Dangers of AI (2:14:39) - Nature of truth (2:36:01) - Future of education (3:12:03) - Consciousness (3:21:02) - Second Law of Thermodynamics (3:44:36) - Entropy (3:57:36) - Observers in physics (4:14:27) - Mortality
09/05/23·4h 19m

#375 – David Pakman: Politics of Trump, Biden, Bernie, AOC, Socialism & Wokeism

David Pakman is a left-wing progressive political commentator and host of The David Pakman Show. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: David's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dpakman David's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@thedavidpakmanshow David's Instagram: https://instagram.com/david.pakman David's Website: https://davidpakman.com/ David's Subreddit: https://reddit.com/r/thedavidpakmanshow/ Books mentioned: 1. The Rebel and the Kingdom: https://amzn.to/3p9pLDt 2. Saving Time: https://amzn.to/3pejiH3 3. Endurance: https://amzn.to/419ez6O PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:42) - Political ideologies (16:10) - Twitter drama (31:07) - Biden vs Trump (38:07) - AOC (40:47) - Bernie Sanders (48:55) - Donald Trump: Pros and cons (1:14:46) - Joe Biden: Pros and cons (1:21:08) - Hate for politicians (1:37:29) - RFK Jr (1:50:48) - Republican voters (1:57:30) - Conspiracy theories (2:02:26) - January 6th (2:11:31) - Hunter Biden's laptop (2:15:46) - Tucker Carlson (2:18:44) - Wokeism and censorship (2:37:11) - ChatGPT and universities (2:43:10) - Libertarianism (2:46:47) - Elon Musk (2:55:14) - Dealing with attacks (2:59:56) - Truth (3:05:47) - Israel and Palestine (3:09:41) - Ukraine war (3:17:42) - Books (3:28:22) - Mortality (3:30:33) - Advice for young people (3:32:05) - Hope for the future
06/05/23·3h 36m

#374 – Robert Playter: Boston Dynamics CEO on Humanoid and Legged Robotics

Robert Playter is CEO of Boston Dynamics, a legendary robotics company that over 30 years has created some of the most elegant, dextrous, and simply amazing robots ever built, including the humanoid robot Atlas and the robot dog Spot. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Boston Dynamics YouTube: https://youtube.com/@bostondynamics Boston Dynamics Twitter: https://twitter.com/BostonDynamics Boston Dynamics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bostondynamicsofficial Boston Dynamics Website: https://bostondynamics.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:18) - Early days of Boston Dynamics (15:39) - Simplifying robots (19:37) - Art and science of robotics (24:20) - Atlas humanoid robot (41:14) - DARPA Robotics Challenge (55:34) - BigDog robot (1:09:23) - Spot robot (1:30:48) - Stretch robot (1:33:36) - Handle robot (1:39:10) - Robots in our homes (1:47:57) - Tesla Optimus robot (1:56:39) - ChatGPT (1:59:43) - Boston Dynamics AI Institute (2:01:14) - Fear of robots (2:11:36) - Running a company (2:17:13) - Consciousness (2:24:46) - Advice for young people (2:26:42) - Future of robots
28/04/23·2h 32m

#373 – Manolis Kellis: Evolution of Human Civilization and Superintelligent AI

Manolis Kellis is a computational biologist at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Manolis Website: http://web.mit.edu/manoli/ Manolis Twitter: https://twitter.com/manoliskellis Manolis YouTube: https://youtube.com/@ManolisKellis1 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:44) - Humans vs AI (15:50) - Evolution (37:34) - Nature vs Nurture (50:03) - AI alignment (56:27) - Impact of AI on the job market (1:08:06) - Human gatherings (1:13:07) - Human-AI relationships (1:23:11) - Being replaced by AI (1:35:37) - Fear of death (1:47:33) - Consciousness (1:54:58) - AI rights and regulations (2:00:41) - Halting AI development (2:13:52) - Education (2:19:16) - Biology research (2:26:36) - Meaning of life (2:29:09) - Loneliness
21/04/23·2h 35m

#372 – Simone Giertz: Queen of Sh*tty Robots, Innovative Engineering, and Design

Simone Giertz is an inventor, designer, engineer, and roboticist famous for a combination of humor and brilliant creative design in the systems and products she creates. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Simone's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@simonegiertz Simone's Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimoneGiertz Simone's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonegiertz YETCH Store: https://yetch.store PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:49) - Early creations (23:42) - Sh*tty Robots (38:40) - Robots and human connection (40:55) - Dating AI (44:14) - Proud parent machine (46:05) - Creative process (47:31) - Bubble wrap music box (52:53) - Education (58:27) - Difficult projects (59:56) - TED talk (1:06:13) - Brain tumor (1:14:51) - Fear of death (1:19:15) - Mass production (1:34:40) - Truckla (1:39:29) - Weapons (1:43:29) - Consciousness (1:45:33) - MMA (1:49:36) - China, Kenya, and USA (1:54:29) - Advice for young people (1:58:21) - Meaning of life
16/04/23·2h 4m

#371 – Max Tegmark: The Case for Halting AI Development

Max Tegmark is a physicist and AI researcher at MIT, co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, and author of Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Max's Twitter: https://twitter.com/tegmark Max's Website: https://space.mit.edu/home/tegmark Pause Giant AI Experiments (open letter): https://futureoflife.org/open-letter/pause-giant-ai-experiments Future of Life Institute: https://futureoflife.org Books and resources mentioned: 1. Life 3.0 (book): https://amzn.to/3UB9rXB 2. Meditations on Moloch (essay): https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/07/30/meditations-on-moloch 3. Nuclear winter paper: https://nature.com/articles/s43016-022-00573-0 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:34) - Intelligent alien civilizations (19:58) - Life 3.0 and superintelligent AI (31:25) - Open letter to pause Giant AI Experiments (56:32) - Maintaining control (1:25:22) - Regulation (1:36:12) - Job automation (1:45:27) - Elon Musk (2:07:09) - Open source (2:13:39) - How AI may kill all humans (2:24:10) - Consciousness (2:33:32) - Nuclear winter (2:44:00) - Questions for AGI
13/04/23·2h 53m

#370 – Edward Frenkel: Reality is a Paradox – Mathematics, Physics, Truth & Love

Edward Frenkel is a mathematician at UC Berkeley working on the interface of mathematics and quantum physics. He is the author of Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Edward's Website: https://edwardfrenkel.com Edward's Book - Love and Math: https://amzn.to/40Bgxh0 Edward's Twitter: https://twitter.com/edfrenkel Edward's YouTube: https://youtube.com/edfrenkel Edward's Instagram: https://instagram.com/edfrenkel PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:54) - Mathematics in the Soviet Union (16:05) - Nature of reality (27:23) - Scientific discoveries (40:45) - Observing reality (56:57) - Complex numbers (1:05:42) - Imagination (1:13:33) - Pythagoreanism (1:21:28) - AI and love (1:34:07) - Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems (1:54:32) - Beauty in mathematics (1:59:02) - Eric Weinstein (2:20:57) - Langlands Program (2:27:36) - Edward Witten (2:30:41) - String theory (2:36:10) - Theory of everything (2:45:03) - Mathematics in academia (2:50:30) - How to think (2:56:16) - Fermat's Last Theorem (3:11:07) - Eric Weinstein and Harvard (3:18:32) - Antisemitism (3:38:45) - Mortality (3:46:42) - Love
10/04/23·3h 51m

#369 – Paul Rosolie: Amazon Jungle, Uncontacted Tribes, Anacondas, and Ayahuasca

Paul Rosolie is a conservationist, explorer, author, filmmaker, real life Tarzan, and founder of Junglekeepers which today protects over 50,000 acres of threatened habitat. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Paul's Instagram: https://instagram.com/paulrosolie Paul's Twitter: https://twitter.com/PaulRosolie Junglekeepers: https://www.junglekeepers.com VETPAW: https://vetpaw.org PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:09) - Amazon rainforest (17:24) - Discovery of the Amazon (22:00) - Werner Herzog (28:06) - Jane Goodall (41:55) - Anacondas (1:05:44) - Eaten Alive (1:18:08) - Joe Rogan (1:26:28) - Surviving in the Amazon (1:53:39) - Uncontacted tribes in the Amazon (2:03:34) - Surrounded by black caiman crocodiles (2:21:11) - Graham Hancock and ancient civilizations (2:26:43) - Aliens (2:56:44) - Climate change (3:01:55) - Jordan Peterson (3:19:17) - Hunting (3:26:33) - Ayahuasca (3:35:00) - Meaning of life
04/04/23·3h 38m

#368 – Eliezer Yudkowsky: Dangers of AI and the End of Human Civilization

Eliezer Yudkowsky is a researcher, writer, and philosopher on the topic of superintelligent AI. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Eliezer's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ESYudkowsky LessWrong Blog: https://lesswrong.com Eliezer's Blog page: https://www.lesswrong.com/users/eliezer_yudkowsky Books and resources mentioned: 1. AGI Ruin (blog post): https://lesswrong.com/posts/uMQ3cqWDPHhjtiesc/agi-ruin-a-list-of-lethalities 2. Adaptation and Natural Selection: https://amzn.to/40F5gfa PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:19) - GPT-4 (28:00) - Open sourcing GPT-4 (44:18) - Defining AGI (52:14) - AGI alignment (1:35:06) - How AGI may kill us (2:27:27) - Superintelligence (2:34:39) - Evolution (2:41:09) - Consciousness (2:51:41) - Aliens (2:57:12) - AGI Timeline (3:05:11) - Ego (3:11:03) - Advice for young people (3:16:21) - Mortality (3:18:02) - Love
30/03/23·3h 22m

#367 – Sam Altman: OpenAI CEO on GPT-4, ChatGPT, and the Future of AI

Sam Altman is the CEO of OpenAI, the company behind GPT-4, ChatGPT, DALL-E, Codex, and many other state-of-the-art AI technologies. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Sam's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sama OpenAI's Twitter: https://twitter.com/OpenAI OpenAI's Website: https://openai.com GPT-4 Website: https://openai.com/research/gpt-4 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:41) - GPT-4 (20:06) - Political bias (27:07) - AI safety (47:47) - Neural network size (51:40) - AGI (1:13:09) - Fear (1:15:18) - Competition (1:17:38) - From non-profit to capped-profit (1:20:58) - Power (1:26:11) - Elon Musk (1:34:37) - Political pressure (1:52:51) - Truth and misinformation (2:05:13) - Microsoft (2:09:13) - SVB bank collapse (2:14:04) - Anthropomorphism (2:18:07) - Future applications (2:21:59) - Advice for young people (2:24:37) - Meaning of life
25/03/23·2h 28m

#366 – Shannon Curry: Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Trial, Marriage, Dating & Love

Dr. Shannon Curry is a clinical and forensic psychologist who conducts research, therapy, and clinical evaluation pertaining to trauma, violence, and relationships. She testified in the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Factor: https://factormeals.com/lex50 and use code lex50 to get 50% off your first box - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order EPISODE LINKS: Shannon's Instagram: https://instagram.com/currypsychgroup Curry Psychology Group: https://currypsychology.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:41) - Starting a relationship (09:40) - Couples therapy (16:57) - Why relationships fail (24:15) - Drama in relationships (29:42) - Success in relationships (36:06) - Dating (44:42) - Sex (46:36) - Cheating (55:37) - Polyamory (57:28) - Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial (1:26:06) - Forensic psychology (1:36:16) - PTSD (1:45:51) - Advice for young people (1:48:42) - Love
21/03/23·1h 50m

#365 – Sam Harris: Trump, Pandemic, Twitter, Elon, Bret, IDW, Kanye, AI & UFOs

Sam Harris is an author, podcaster, and philosopher. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Sam's Website: https://samharris.org Making Sense Podcast: https://www.samharris.org/podcasts/making-sense-episodes Waking Up App: https://www.wakingup.com Sam's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@samharrisorg Sam's Instagram: https://instagram.com/samharrisorg PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:25) - Empathy and reason (17:17) - Donald Trump (1:00:11) - Military industrial complex (1:04:45) - Twitter (1:28:52) - COVID (2:12:35) - Kanye West (2:29:11) - Platforming (2:47:07) - Joe Rogan (3:03:59) - Bret Weinstein (3:17:38) - Elon Musk (3:29:45) - Artificial Intelligence (3:45:48) - UFOs (3:59:03) - Free will (4:26:17) - Hope for the future
14/03/23·4h 33m

#364 – Chris Voss: FBI Hostage Negotiator

Chris Voss is a former FBI hostage and crisis negotiator and author of Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Chris's Instagram: https://instagram.com/thefbinegotiator Chris's Twitter: https://twitter.com/fbinegotiator Chris's Website: https://blackswanltd.com Chris's Masterclass: https://masterclass.com/classes/chris-voss-teaches-the-art-of-negotiation Never Split the Difference (book): https://amzn.to/3J5scNC PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:31) - Negotiation (12:21) - Reason vs Emotion (27:17) - How to listen (36:06) - Negotiation with terrorists (38:14) - Brittney Griner (39:53) - Putin and Zelenskyy (47:13) - Donald Trump (54:23) - When to walk away (58:37) - Israel and Palestine (1:06:16) - Al-Qaeda (1:11:46) - Three voices of negotiation (1:20:11) - Strategic umbrage (1:23:18) - Mirroring (1:26:29) - Labeling (1:33:55) - Exhaustion (1:36:09) - The word "fair" (1:39:06) - Closing the deal (1:41:03) - Manipulation and lying (1:42:58) - Conversation vs Negotiation (1:54:17) - The 7-38-55 Rule (1:58:16) - Chatbots (2:07:39) - War (2:09:10) - Advice for young people
10/03/23·2h 15m

#363 – B-Team Jiu Jitsu: Craig Jones, Nicky Rod, and Nicky Ryan

Craig Jones, Nicky Rod and Nicky Ryan, together with Ethan Crelinsten are founders of the B-Team, a legendary jiu jitsu team based in Austin, TX. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: B-Team's Instagram: https://instagram.com/bteamjj/ B-Team's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/bteamjiujitsu B-Team's Website: https://bteamjj.com/ Craig Jones's Instagram: https://instagram.com/craigjonesbjj/ Nicky Rod's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nickyrod247/ Nicky Ryan's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nickyryanbjj/ Craig Jones's Instructionals: https://bjjfanatics.com/collections/craig-jones Nicky Rod's Instructionals: https://bjjfanatics.com/collections/instructional-videos/fighter_nick-rodriguez Nicky Ryan's Instructionals: https://bjjfanatics.com/collections/instructional-videos/fighter_nicky-ryan PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:21) - B-Team (11:57) - Winning and losing (19:43) - Danaher Death Squad (DDS) (37:13) - Nicky Rod vs Gordon Ryan (53:47) - Steroids (1:08:31) - White belts (1:16:40) - Alexander Volkanovski vs Islam Makhachev (1:36:15) - Greatest MMA fighter of all time (1:38:43) - Dagestani fighters (1:40:00) - Conor McGregor (1:42:39) - Strength training and injuries (1:55:03) - Pre-match ritual (2:01:34) - Toughest match (2:05:25) - Positional training (2:11:59) - Perfect training week (2:14:49) - Overtraining (2:17:08) - Advice for beginners (2:25:17) - Takedowns and submissions (2:30:55) - Ego (2:35:24) - Lion vs bear (2:40:15) - Street fights (2:42:17) - Money and friendship
06/03/23·2h 54m

#362 – Ginni Rometty: IBM CEO on Leadership, Power, and Adversity

Ginni Rometty is a former long-time CEO, president, and chairman of IBM. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Ginni's book: https://amzn.to/3KFuXHY Ginni's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GinniRometty Ginni's linktr.ee: https://linktr.ee/GinniRometty One Ten Website: https://oneten.org PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:22) - IBM (15:02) - Hiring (20:19) - Leadership (27:02) - Hard work (32:43) - Adversity (39:41) - Power (53:07) - Sacrifice (58:13) - Taking over as CEO (1:16:27) - Negotiating (1:21:34) - Deep Blue vs Garry Kasparov (1:26:52) - IBM Watson (1:46:45) - Work-life balance (1:53:49) - Advice for young people
02/03/23·1h 56m

#361 – Aaron Smith-Levin: Scientology

Aaron Smith-Levin is a former Scientologist, Vice President of the Aftermath Foundation, and host of the Growing Up In Scientology YouTube channel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Green Chef: https://greenchef.com/lex60 and use code lex60 to get 60% off plus free shipping - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Aaron's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@GrowingUpInScientology Aaron's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GrowingupinSCN The Aftermath Foundation: https://theaftermathfoundation.org SP Shop: https://thespshop.com Books mentioned: 1. A Billion Years: https://amzn.to/3EpLiMM 2. Blown for Good: https://amzn.to/3IqaZxN PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:00) - Thetans (09:59) - Dianetics (22:02) - God (32:38) - Sea Org (36:48) - Auditing (57:01) - Control (1:07:25) - David Miscavige (1:16:32) - Xenu (1:32:26) - Secrecy (1:38:29) - Mike Rinder (1:45:36) - Separation of families (1:52:30) - Tom Cruise (1:56:23) - Sin (2:01:19) - Corruption
25/02/23·2h 17m

#360 – Tim Urban: Tribalism, Marxism, Liberalism, Social Justice, and Politics

Tim Urban is the author of the blog Wait But Why and a new book What's Our Problem?: A Self-Help Book for Societies. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Tim's new book: https://waitbutwhy.com/whatsourproblem Tim's Twitter: https://twitter.com/waitbutwhy Tim's Website: https://waitbutwhy.com Tim's Instagram: https://instagram.com/timurban Tim's TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk5C149J9C0 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:48) - Human history (21:47) - Greatest people in history (29:35) - Social media (36:17) - Good times and bad times (47:48) - Wisdom vs stupidity (49:55) - Utopia (1:04:05) - Conspiracy theories (1:17:16) - Arguing on the Internet (1:37:16) - Political division (1:47:10) - Power games (1:55:09) - Donald Trump and Republican Party (2:12:17) - Social justice (2:34:59) - Censorship gap (2:42:30) - Free speech (2:46:33) - Thinking and universities (2:54:56) - Liv Boeree joins conversation (3:07:15) - Hopes for the future
20/02/23·3h 10m

#359 – Andrew Strominger: Black Holes, Quantum Gravity, and Theoretical Physics

Andrew Strominger is a theoretical physicist at Harvard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Rocket Money: https://rocketmoney.com/lex - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Andrew's website: https://www.physics.harvard.edu/people/facpages/strominger Andrew's papers: Soft Hair on Black Holes: https://arxiv.org/abs/1601.00921 Photon Rings Around Warped Black Holes: https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.01674 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:34) - Black holes (11:37) - Albert Einstein (31:05) - Quantum gravity (35:17) - String theory (46:05) - Holographic principle (54:02) - De Sitter space (59:14) - Speed of light (1:06:02) - Black hole information paradox (1:13:41) - Soft particles (1:22:48) - Physics vs mathematics (1:31:58) - Theory of everything (1:47:20) - Time (1:49:45) - Photon rings (2:05:26) - Thought experiments (2:13:47) - Aliens (2:19:25) - Nuclear weapons
15/02/23·2h 25m

#358 – Aella: Sex Work, OnlyFans, Porn, Escorting, Dating, and Human Sexuality

Aella is a sex researcher, writer, and sex worker. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Aella's Website: https://knowingless.com/ Aella's Twitter: https://twitter.com/aella_girl/ Aella's OnlyFans: https://onlyfans.com/aella_girl/ Askhole card game: https://askhole.io/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:14) - Uncertainty (13:51) - Sex, power, and death (26:21) - Free will (27:46) - Consciousness (37:41) - Childhood (50:39) - Dancing (1:03:56) - Casual sex (1:06:10) - Camming (1:21:05) - OnlyFans (1:31:19) - Dating (1:47:11) - Escorting (2:05:12) - Emotion vs reason (2:13:17) - Love (2:20:50) - Polyamory (2:29:44) - Monogamy (2:36:14) - Sex fetishes (2:53:42) - Dominance and submissiveness (3:03:23) - Psychedelics (3:22:35) - Romance (3:30:05) - Body count (3:39:51) - Porn (3:43:10) - Mortality (3:45:46) - AI (3:56:26) - Rationalist discourse (4:00:18) - Meaning of life
10/02/23·4h 2m

#357 – Paul Conti: Narcissism, Sociopathy, Envy, and the Nature of Good and Evil

Paul Conti is a psychiatrist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Paul's Website: https://drpaulconti.com Trauma (book): https://amzn.to/40vCVJa Paul's LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/dr-paul-m-conti-845074216 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:28) - Human Mind (24:08) - Evil (30:22) - Envy (53:25) - Narcissism (1:21:59) - Pride (1:39:12) - Death (1:54:02) - Trauma (2:19:06) - Therapy (2:33:17) - Subconscious mind (2:39:13) - Conversation (2:51:59) - Emotion (3:15:11) - Advice for young people
07/02/23·3h 22m

#356 – Tim Dodd: SpaceX, Starship, Rocket Engines, and Future of Space Travel

Tim Dodd is host of the Everyday Astronaut YouTube channel, where he teaches about rocket engines and all things space travel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Tim's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@EverydayAstronaut Tim's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut Tim's Instagram: https://instagram.com/everydayastronaut Tim's Website: https://everydayastronaut.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:18) - SpaceX rockets (26:56) - Falcon 9 (31:08) - Starship (35:27) - SpaceX rocket engines (43:05) - Elon Musk (58:41) - Twitter (1:04:46) - How rocket engines work (1:09:37) - Rocket fuel (1:13:03) - Rocket engine cycles (1:25:27) - Rocket cooling (1:40:24) - Multistage rockets (1:43:57) - Single-stage-to-orbit (1:49:33) - Aerospike engine (1:57:18) - Greatest car engine of all time (2:02:27) - Starship (2:05:19) - Wet dress rehearsal (2:11:29) - Landing (2:25:47) - Seeing starship in person (2:34:54) - Starship orbital test (2:41:32) - Gwynne Shotwell (2:46:43) - dearMoon project (3:05:46) - Fear of death (3:14:12) - Everyday Astronaut origin story (3:40:04) - Soviet Rocket Engine History (3:58:51) - Russia, China, USA (4:13:20) - Starlink (4:21:06) - First human on Mars (4:24:04) - Moon landing (4:30:11) - Nuclear propulsion (4:37:51) - Bob Lazar (4:44:54) - Aliens (4:48:42) - Sci-fi books (4:52:00) - Long-term space travel (4:58:47) - SpaceX competitors (5:10:07) - Kerbal Space Program (5:16:33) - Advice for young people
02/02/23·5h 21m

#355 – David Kipping: Alien Civilizations and Habitable Worlds

David Kipping is an astronomer at Columbia University, director of the Cool Worlds Lab, and host of the Cool Worlds YouTube channel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: David's Twitter: https://twitter.com/david_kipping David's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@CoolWorldsLab Cool Worlds Lab: https://coolworldslab.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:10) - Habitable exoplanets (15:30) - Alien life in our Solar System (27:20) - Starship (31:28) - James Webb Space Telescope (44:47) - Binary planets (55:04) - Exomoons and Kepler-1625b (1:08:34) - Discoveries of alien life (1:22:15) - Aliens (2:08:43) - Oort clouds (2:19:30) - Future of astronomy (2:32:45) - Alpha Centauri (2:45:03) - Kardashev scale (2:56:41) - AI and space exploration (3:13:37) - Great Filter (3:24:51) - Colonization of Mars (3:31:35) - Simulation hypothesis (3:43:48) - Advice for young people (3:48:06) - Meaning of life
28/01/23·3h 50m

#354 – Jeremi Suri: American Civil War

Jeremi Suri is a historian at UT Austin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Jeremi's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeremisuri This is Democracy podcast: https://podcasts.la.utexas.edu/this-is-democracy Jeremi's Website: https://jeremisuri.net Jeremi's Books: 1. Civil War by Other Means: https://amzn.to/3hRa3cT 2. The Impossible Presidency: https://amzn.to/3hTn5X8 3. Henry Kissinger: https://amzn.to/3WqkBOY PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:45) - Revolutions and governments (24:23) - American Civil War (33:35) - Lincoln and election of 1860 (37:25) - Slavery (50:35) - Freedom of speech (1:02:17) - Death toll of the Civil War (1:05:36) - Ulysses S. Grant (1:07:45) - Ku Klux Klan (1:19:27) - Robert E. Lee (1:27:11) - Abraham Lincoln (1:42:18) - If the south won (1:50:54) - Hypocrisy of the Founders (1:56:56) - John Wilkes Booth (2:00:11) - White supremacy (2:05:34) - Disputed elections (2:15:56) - Politics (2:24:20) - Donald Trump and Joe Biden (2:37:06) - January 6th (3:02:04) - Hope for the future
25/01/23·

#353 – Dennis Whyte: Nuclear Fusion and the Future of Energy

Dennis Whyte is a nuclear scientist at MIT and the director of the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Rocket Money: https://rocketmoney.com/lex - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Dennis's Twitter: https://twitter.com/MIT_Fusion Dennis's LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/dennis-whyte-33474a54 Dennis's Website: https://www.psfc.mit.edu/whyte SPARC: https://www.psfc.mit.edu/sparc MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center: https://www.psfc.mit.edu MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center's YouTube: https://youtube.com/@mitplasmascienceandfusionc6211 Commonwealth Fusion Systems: https://cfs.energy Commonwealth Fusion Systems YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@CommonwealthFusionSystems PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:54) - Nuclear fusion (23:53) - e=mc^2 (38:20) - Fission vs fusion (43:32) - Nuclear weapons (47:19) - Plasma (54:29) - Nuclear fusion reactor (1:09:50) - 2022 nuclear fusion breakthrough explained (1:30:27) - Magnetic confinement (1:49:36) - ITER (1:54:23) - SPARC (2:08:23) - Future of fusion power (2:16:55) - Engineering challenges (2:35:36) - Nuclear disasters (2:40:21) - Cold fusion (2:54:36) - Kardashev scale (3:04:00) - Advice for young people
21/01/23·3h 13m

#352 – Omar Suleiman: Islam

Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Omar's Instagram: https://instagram.com/imamomarsuleiman Omar's Twitter: https://twitter.com/omarsuleiman504 Omar's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/imamomarsuleiman Yaqeen Institute's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@yaqeeninstituteofficial Yaqeen Institute's Website: https://yaqeeninstitute.org PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:39) - God (16:25) - Loss (25:14) - Life after death (26:53) - Why God allows suffering (40:18) - Seeking the truth (47:58) - Islamophobia (1:12:55) - Muslim ban (1:20:24) - Meaning of prayer (1:34:01) - Mecca (1:39:12) - Malcolm X (1:42:23) - Muhammad Ali (1:47:09) - Khabib Nurmagomedov (1:53:19) - Prophets (1:59:31) - Quran (2:05:17) - Ramadan (2:12:21) - Future of Islam (2:15:30) - Colleyville synagogue hostage crisis (2:23:37) - War and religion (2:33:29) - Israel and Palestine (2:59:13) - Hope for the future (3:03:56) - Prayer
17/01/23·3h 7m

#351 – MrBeast: Future of YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram

MrBeast is a legendary YouTube creator. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: MrBeast Main Channel: https://youtube.com/@MrBeast MrBeast Reacts: https://youtube.com/@BeastReacts MrBeast Gaming: https://youtube.com/@MrBeastGaming MrBeast Philanthropy: https://youtube.com/@BeastPhilanthropy MrBeast's TikTok: https://tiktok.com/@mrbeast MrBeast's Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrBeast MrBeast's Instagram: https://instagram.com/mrbeast Feastable's Website: https://feastables.com MrBeast Burger's Website: https://mrbeastburger.com MrBeast's Merch: https://shopmrbeast.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:55) - 1 billion views and 1 billion subscribers (12:41) - Mortality (20:04) - Improving YouTube (22:26) - Twitter (27:14) - Brand deals (30:24) - Audience retention (35:03) - Hiring (42:41) - Talking to the camera (47:42) - Brainstorming (1:00:03) - TikTok (1:09:07) - Advice for beginners (1:13:23) - How to grow on YouTube (1:21:07) - Elon Musk and Twitter (1:22:32) - 10 million dollars vs 10 million subscribers (1:29:50) - Going to Antarctica (1:31:35) - Process of making a video (1:36:11) - Overcoming depression (1:47:15) - Building a business (1:55:10) - MrBeast Burger and Feastables (1:59:15) - Creating video games (2:03:24) - Making billions of dollars (2:05:58) - Money vs Happiness (2:12:46) - Mental health (2:19:24) - Love (2:21:32) - Legacy
11/01/23·2h 24m

#350 – Betül Kaçar: Origin of Life, Ancient DNA, Panspermia, and Aliens

Betül Kaçar is an astrobiologist at University of Wisconsin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - GiveDirectly: https://givedirectly.org/lex to get gift matched up to $1000 - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Betül's Twitter: https://twitter.com/betulland Betül's Instagram: https://instagram.com/betul.kacar.astro/ Kacar Lab: https://kacarlab.org/ Betül's TED Talk: https://go.ted.com/betulkacar PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:20) - History of life on Earth (16:25) - Origin of life (39:11) - Genetic language of life (52:08) - Life and energy (1:02:50) - Ancient DNA (1:21:48) - Evolution (1:33:19) - Alien life (2:01:19) - Panspermia (2:07:41) - Restarting life on Earth (2:20:23) - Where ideas come from (2:27:54) - Science and language (2:36:31) - Love (2:37:55) - Advice to young people (2:42:29) - Meaning of life
29/12/22·2h 47m

#349 – Bhaskar Sunkara: The Case for Socialism

Bhaskar Sunkara is a democratic socialist, political writer, founding editor of Jacobin, president of The Nation, and author of The Socialist Manifesto. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% of your first order - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Bhaskar's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sunraysunray Jacobin: https://jacobin.com Jacobin's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jacobin The Nation: https://thenation.com The Socialist Manifesto (book): https://amzn.to/3hKpt2p PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (13:24) - Socialism (31:54) - Communism (58:31) - Class struggle (1:09:33) - Quality of life (1:17:29) - Unions (1:29:57) - Corruption (1:43:15) - Freedom of speech (1:51:38) - War (1:59:24) - Karl Marx (2:13:03) - Socialist vision (2:18:28) - AI and socialism (2:23:26) - Socialist policies (2:48:45) - Billionaires (2:54:43) - Bernie Sanders (3:05:10) - AOC (3:17:11) - 2024 presidential election (3:22:05) - China (3:31:06) - Jacobin (3:38:35) - The Socialist Manifesto (3:45:55) - Advice for young people (3:49:28) - Meaning of life
22/12/22·3h 52m

#348 – Nathalie Cabrol: Search for Alien Life

Nathalie Cabrol is an astrobiologist at the SETI Institute, directing the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - True Classic Tees: https://trueclassictees.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Nathalie's Twitter: https://twitter.com/shasta721 SETI's Website: https://seti.org In Her Orbit (article): https://nytimes.com/interactive/2018/03/22/magazine/voyages-nathalie-cabrol-searching-mars-life-on-earth.html PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:47) - Working in extreme environments (11:26) - Water and life on Mars (19:31) - Origin of life (37:00) - Complexity (40:37) - AI (49:23) - Extinction (57:06) - Fermi Paradox (1:10:48) - SETI research (1:13:39) - Diving in volcanic lakes (1:32:57) - Surviving an earthquake on a volcano (1:43:37) - Resilience of life (1:51:31) - Life below the surface of Mars (2:00:26) - Depression (2:04:08) - Mortality
19/12/22·2h 12m

#347 – Michael Malice: Christmas Special

Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, author, and anarchist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% of your first order - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Michael's Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelmalice Michael's Community: https://malice.locals.com Michael's YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC5tj5QCpJKIl-KIa4Gib5Xw Michael's Website: http://michaelmalice.com/about Your Welcome podcast: https://bit.ly/30q8oz1 Books: The White Pill (book) http://whitepillbook.com The Anarchist Handbook (book): https://amzn.to/3yUb2f0 The New Right (book): https://amzn.to/34gxLo3 Dear Reader (book): https://amzn.to/2HPPlHS PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:43) - Santa and the White Pill (10:30) - Marxism and Anarchism (25:48) - The case for socialism (29:59) - Human nature and ideology (38:20) - Cynicism (54:05) - Twitter (58:46) - October Revolution (1:01:56) - Trotsky, Lenin, and Stalin (1:06:22) - Communism (1:30:08) - Suppression of speech (1:52:04) - Twitter Files (1:59:08) - Self-publishing (2:12:27) - Kulaks and starvation (2:49:42) - The Great Terror (2:58:00) - Lavrentiy Beria (3:04:25) - Joseph Stalin (3:13:00) - Iron Curtain (3:25:29) - Ideologies vs leaders (3:29:21) - Emma Goldman (3:33:41) - White pill moments (3:45:04) - Hope for the future
15/12/22·3h 47m

#346 – Ed Calderon: Mexican Drug Cartels

Ed Calderon is a security specialist who worked on counter-narcotics and organized crime investigation in Mexico. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Policygenius: https://www.policygenius.com/ - Bambee: https://bambee.com and use code LEX to get free HR audit - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Ed's Instagram: https://instagram.com/manifestoradiopodcast Ed's Patreon: https://patreon.com/edsmanifesto Ed's Website: https://edsmanifesto.com Ed's Field Notes: https://edsmanifesto.com/field-notes Ed's Twitter: https://twitter.com/eds_manifesto PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:13) - Corruption (40:55) - Cartels (56:16) - El Chapo (1:13:27) - Weapons (1:25:33) - Assassinations (1:34:20) - Counter-ambush teams (1:57:46) - PTSD and alcohol (2:20:25) - Improvised weapons (2:23:57) - Street fights (2:52:54) - Kidnapping (2:57:10) - Escaping restraints (3:06:38) - Imitation (3:15:06) - Narco cults (3:28:01) - Adolfo Constanzo (3:32:29) - Fentanyl (3:49:14) - Immigration (4:00:34) - Advice for young people (4:09:06) - Mortality
12/12/22·4h 11m

#345 – Coffeezilla: SBF, FTX, Fraud, Scams, Fake Gurus, Money, Fame, and Power

Coffeezilla is a journalist and investigator on YouTube who exposes financial frauds, scams, and fake gurus. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Rocket Money: https://rocketmoney.com/lex - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Coffeezilla's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/Coffeezilla Coffeezilla's Twitter: https://twitter.com/coffeebreak_YT Coffeezilla's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coffeebreak_yt PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:04) - Coffee (08:13) - SBF and FTX (22:54) - $8 billion (32:01) - Evil vs incompetence (41:57) - Key lessons from FTX collapse (55:15) - Should SBF go to jail? (1:03:02) - Role of influencers and celebrities (1:07:30) - How FTX covered up fraud (1:11:26) - Interview with SBF (1:26:29) - SafeMoon fraud (1:32:41) - Bitcoin (1:43:20) - Psychology of investigating fraud (1:52:26) - Investigating politics and corruption (1:59:39) - Coffeezilla origin story (2:04:19) - MLM marketing scams (2:11:58) - Andrew Tate and Hustlers University (2:29:40) - Save the Kids crypto scandal (2:36:59) - Money and fame (2:44:03) - MrBeast (2:50:26) - Fake gurus and Get-Rich-Quick schemes (3:09:45) - Process of investigation (3:22:31) - Twitter Files release (3:31:36) - Time management and productivity (3:43:36) - Advice for young people
09/12/22·3h 51m

#344 – Noam Brown: AI vs Humans in Poker and Games of Strategic Negotiation

Noam Brown is a research scientist at FAIR, Meta AI, co-creator of AI that achieved superhuman level performance in games of No-Limit Texas Hold'em and Diplomacy. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - True Classic Tees: https://trueclassictees.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off - Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get 30-day free trial - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Noam's Twitter: https://twitter.com/polynoamial Noam's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/noam-brown-8b785b62/ webDiplomacy: https://webdiplomacy.net/ Noam's papers: Superhuman AI for multiplayer poker: https://par.nsf.gov/servlets/purl/10119653 Superhuman AI for heads-up no-limit poker: https://par.nsf.gov/servlets/purl/10077416 Human-level play in the game of Diplomacy: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.ade9097 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:37) - No Limit Texas Hold 'em (09:30) - Solving poker (22:40) - Poker vs Chess (29:18) - AI playing poker (1:02:46) - Heads-up vs Multi-way poker (1:13:37) - Greatest poker player of all time (1:17:10) - Diplomacy game (1:27:01) - AI negotiating with humans (2:09:26) - AI in geopolitics (2:14:11) - Human-like AI for games (2:20:12) - Ethics of AI (2:24:26) - AGI (2:28:25) - Advice to beginners
06/12/22·2h 33m

#343 – Roger Gracie: Greatest Jiu Jitsu Competitor of All Time

Roger Gracie is a legendary jiu jitsu competitor and MMA fighter. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Bambee: https://bambee.com and use code LEX to get free HR audit - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Roger's Instagram: https://instagram.com/rogergracie/ Roger's Website: https://rogergracie.com/ Roger's Online Jiu Jitsu: https://rogergracietv.com/ Roger's match against Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L-Ni7bFAHg Watch full matches at FloGrappling: https://flograppling.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:26) - The moments before a match (15:17) - Confidence (29:43) - Greatest jiu jitsu match of all time (51:04) - Renzo Gracie (1:03:21) - Braveheart (1:04:44) - Self-belief (1:18:50) - Cross-collar choke (1:22:53) - Mount position (1:39:07) - How to progress in jiu jitsu (1:41:22) - Best submission in jiu jitsu (1:45:55) - The greatest competitor of all time (1:48:01) - Roger's statistics (1:55:57) - MMA vs jiu jitsu (2:04:25) - Gordon Ryan (2:16:51) - John Danaher (2:19:23) - Bear fight (2:22:21) - Tie (2:32:53) - Advice for beginners (2:42:13) - Drilling (2:50:09) - Roger vs Bear, Lion, Gorilla, and Anaconda (2:55:14) - Advice for young people (3:05:02) - Love
03/12/22·

#342 – Todd Howard: Skyrim, Elder Scrolls 6, Fallout, and Starfield

Todd Howard is a legendary video game designer at Bethesda Game Studios. He led the development of the Elder Scrolls series and the Fallout series, and an upcoming game Starfield. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Bethesda: https://bethesda.net Bethesda Game Studios: https://bethesdagamestudios.com Creation Club: https://creationclub.bethesda.net PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:53) - Simulation (07:49) - NPCs (16:40) - Daggerfall and Arena (24:53) - Bethesda (33:18) - Video game graphics (39:37) - The essence of a video game (44:25) - Redguard (49:25) - Creating open worlds (57:04) - Superintelligent NPCs (1:01:58) - Starfield (1:21:40) - The Elder Scrolls 6 (1:41:01) - Fallout (1:48:09) - Character creation (1:53:11) - Quests & items (2:06:57) - Xbox (2:12:22) - Greatest game of all time (2:22:38) - Day in the life (2:30:32) - Advice for young people (2:34:00) - Fallout TV show (2:38:32) - Indiana Jones game (2:44:44) - Meaning of life
29/11/22·2h 49m

#341 – Guido van Rossum: Python and the Future of Programming

Guido van Rossum is the creator of Python programming language. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - GiveDirectly: https://givedirectly.org/lex to get gift matched up to $1000 - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Guido's Twitter: https://twitter.com/gvanrossum Guido's Website: https://gvanrossum.github.io/ Python's Website: https://python.org PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:26) - CPython (12:38) - Code readability (17:00) - Indentation (33:36) - Bugs (45:04) - Programming fads (1:00:15) - Speed of Python 3.11 (1:25:09) - Type hinting (1:30:27) - mypy (1:35:43) - TypeScript vs JavaScript (1:51:42) - Best IDE for Python (2:01:43) - Parallelism (2:19:36) - Global Interpreter Lock (GIL) (2:29:14) - Python 4.0 (2:41:31) - Machine learning (2:51:13) - Benevolent Dictator for Life (BDFL) (3:02:49) - Advice for beginners (3:09:21) - GitHub Copilot (3:12:47) - Future of Python
26/11/22·3h 22m

#340 – Chris Tarbell: FBI Agent Who Took Down Silk Road

Chris Tarbell is a former FBI special agent and cybercrime investigation specialist who brought down Ross Ulbricht and Silk Road, and Hector Monsegur (aka Sabu) of LulzSec and Anonymous. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - True Classic Tees: https://trueclassictees.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Hacker And The Fed podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/hacker-and-the-fed/id1649541362 Naxo: https://naxo.com/who-we-are PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:05) - Silk Road (18:28) - Mass surveillance (22:40) - Operation Onion Peeler (27:56) - Hacker Avunit (38:45) - Ross Ulbricht and Silk Road (51:29) - Edward Snowden (53:33) - NSA surveillance (1:05:40) - Silk Road murders (1:14:26) - Dark web (1:18:28) - Ross Ulbricht's arrest (1:26:27) - Aaron Swartz (1:29:45) - Donald Trump and the Mar-a-Lago raid (1:32:50) - Tech companies and censorship (1:41:49) - War in Ukraine (1:45:47) - Anonymous and LulzSec (1:55:59) - FBI (1:59:00) - Personal threats (2:04:47) - Hector Monsegur a.k.a Sabu (2:17:57) - Cyber attack threats against civilians (2:34:45) - Most secure operating system (2:38:33) - Cyber war (2:46:28) - Advice for young people (2:51:39) - FBI's credibility (3:00:10) - Love
22/11/22·3h 2m

#339 – Climate Change Debate: Bjørn Lomborg and Andrew Revkin

Bjørn Lomborg is author of "False Alarm". Andrew Revkin is a climate journalist (21 years at NY Times). Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Andrew's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Revkin Andrew's Substack: https://revkin.substack.com Andrew's Linktree: https://linktr.ee/revkin Bjørn's Twitter: https://twitter.com/BjornLomborg Bjørn's Website: https://lomborg.com Andrew's Books: The Human Planet: https://amzn.to/3MRuLUY The Burning Season: https://amzn.to/3Dmr5Hq Bjørn's Books: False Alarm: https://amzn.to/3Sqt5D4 How to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World a Better Place: https://amzn.to/3gwoIJ7 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:59) - Politics of climate change (24:01) - Greta Thunberg (30:31) - Electric cars (37:53) - Economy (45:30) - Journalism (59:32) - Human emissions (1:17:19) - Worst-case climate change scenario (1:37:40) - Hurricanes (1:56:29) - Climate change vs Global warming (2:00:35) - Climate alarmism (2:15:25) - Economic models (2:46:52) - Climate change policies (3:02:54) - Nuclear energy (3:09:30) - Alex Epstein (3:20:00) - Public opinion on climate change (3:41:57) - US presidents (3:52:35) - Advice for young people (4:06:10) - Meaning of life
18/11/22·4h 16m

#338 – Chamath Palihapitiya: Money, Success, Startups, Energy, Poker & Happiness

Chamath Palihapitiya is a venture capitalist, engineer, CEO of Social Capital, and co-host of the All-In Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Bambee: https://bambee.com and use code LEX to get free HR audit - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Chamath's Twitter: https://twitter.com/chamath Chamath's LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/chamath Chamath's Substack: https://chamathreads.substack.com Social Capital (website): https://socialcapital.com All-In Podcast (podcast): https://youtube.com/channel/UCESLZhusAkFfsNsApnjF_Cg PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:55) - Childhood and forgiveness (21:39) - Money and happiness (28:29) - Poker (31:57) - Mistakes (42:47) - Early jobs (44:25) - Facebook (1:02:11) - Energy (1:09:51) - Cloud computation (1:14:06) - Fixing social media (1:23:58) - Trump's Twitter ban (1:29:03) - Kanye West (1:40:15) - All-In Podcast (1:49:31) - Nuclear war (2:01:07) - Startups (2:09:38) - Work-life balance (2:20:47) - Teamwork (2:32:08) - Energy transition (2:42:41) - Silicon Valley culture (2:46:00) - Activism culture (2:50:21) - Advice for young people (2:56:56) - Meaning of life
15/11/22·3h 4m

#337 – Destiny: Politics, Free Speech, Controversy, Sex, War, and Relationships

Steven Bonnell, aka Destiny, is a progressive political commentator and a live streamer on YouTube. Melina Goransson is a live streamer on Twitch. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - True Classic Tees: https://trueclassictees.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Destiny's YouTube: https://youtube.com/destiny Destiny's Subreddit: https://reddit.com/r/Destiny Destiny's Website: https://destiny.gg Destiny's Instagram: https://instagram.com/destiny Melina's Twitch: https://twitch.tv/melina Melina's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melina.goransson Melina's Twitter: https://twitter.com/melinagoranson PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:55) - Politics and debates (24:17) - War in Ukraine (37:26) - Trans athletics (40:35) - AI (53:18) - Lowest point in Destiny's life (1:13:29) - Hate speech and language (1:49:51) - Misogyny (2:05:02) - Big government and institutions (2:44:46) - Hasan and Vaush (3:00:55) - Joe Biden (3:11:45) - Donald Trump (3:17:45) - Free speech (3:20:38) - Melina joins the conversation (3:23:52) - Melina and Destiny (3:34:23) - Open relationship (3:41:45) - Red pill community (3:52:00) - Sex body count (4:04:14) - Advice for young people
11/11/22·

#336 – Ben Shapiro: Politics, Kanye, Trump, Biden, Hitler, Extremism, and War

Ben Shapiro is a conservative political commentator, host of The Ben Shapiro Show, co-founder of The Daily Wire, and author of The Authoritarian Moment and other books. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - Policygenius: https://www.policygenius.com/ - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Ben's Twitter: https://twitter.com/benshapiro Ben's Instagram: https://instagram.com/officialbenshapiro Daily Wire: https://dailywire.com Ben's Books: The Authoritarian Moment: https://amzn.to/3T3RRJv Facts (Still) Don't Care About Your Feelings: https://amzn.to/3T3Hwgs How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps: https://amzn.to/3fxmeKx The Right Side of History: https://amzn.to/3E3jGgS How to Debate Leftists and Destroy Them: https://amzn.to/3FLHR4z Facts Don't Care about Your Feelings: https://amzn.to/3UrcBvL Books mentioned: The Strongman: https://amzn.to/3U8f2U7 Economics in One Lesson: https://amzn.to/3DWAbLA The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: https://amzn.to/3DTGlej PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:07) - Kanye 'Ye' West (14:47) - Hitler and the nature of evil (22:53) - Political attacks on the left and the right (28:37) - Quebec mosque shooting (38:33) - Elon Musk buying Twitter (51:36) - Trump and Biden (56:09) - Hunter Biden's laptop (1:07:42) - Candace Owens (1:11:22) - War in Ukraine (1:21:31) - Rhetoric vs truth (1:26:26) - Infamous BBC interview (1:29:42) - Day in the life (1:44:37) - Abortion (1:57:32) - Climate change (2:04:55) - God and faith (2:16:05) - Tribalism (2:20:41) - Advice for young people (2:24:26) - Andrew Breitbart (2:26:56) - Self-doubt (2:28:58) - Love
07/11/22·2h 36m

#335 – Fiona Hill: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

Fiona Hill is a presidential advisor and foreign policy expert specializing in Russia. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off premium - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Fiona's Books: There Is Nothing for You Here: https://amzn.to/3TR0nN9 Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin: https://amzn.to/3WiGU9F PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:24) - Education and career (17:10) - Donbas in the 20th century (25:28) - Soviet Union (36:03) - Donald Trump's foreign policy (48:03) - Testifying against Donald Trump (54:54) - US administrations (1:16:28) - Impeachment of Donald Trump (1:36:44) - Why people like Donald Trump (1:45:49) - Vladimir Putin (2:05:58) - Invasion of Ukraine (2:21:03) - NATO implication in Ukraine war (2:33:54) - Interviewing Vladimir Putin (2:46:22) - 2024 elections (2:49:30) - Alexei Navalny (2:54:03) - Nuclear war (3:05:54) - How Ukraine war will end (3:12:40) - Hope for the future (3:15:48) - Advice for young people
04/11/22·3h 24m

#334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nuclear Weapons

Abbas Amanat is a historian at Yale specializing in the modern history of Iran. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Henson Shaving: https://hensonshaving.com/lex and use code LEX to get 100 free blades with your razor - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Abbas's Website: https://history.yale.edu/people/abbas-amanat Abbas's Books: 1. Iran: https://amzn.to/3zzLWVA 2. Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi'ism: https://amzn.to/3h66fU0 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:18) - Mahsa Amini protests in Iran (24:35) - Propaganda (42:13) - Iranian culture (59:02) - Violent suppression of protests (1:20:31) - Islamic Revolution (1:38:14) - CIA in Iran (1:54:30) - Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini (2:25:26) - Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei (2:33:21) - Nuclear weapons (2:41:38) - Israel (2:56:18) - Putin (3:03:50) - Future of Iran
02/11/22·3h 11m

#333 – Andrej Karpathy: Tesla AI, Self-Driving, Optimus, Aliens, and AGI

Andrej Karpathy is a legendary AI researcher, engineer, and educator. He's the former director of AI at Tesla, a founding member of OpenAI, and an educator at Stanford. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Andrej's Twitter: http://twitter.com/karpathy Andrej's YouTube: http://youtube.com/c/AndrejKarpathy Andrej's Website: http://karpathy.ai Andrej's Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=l8WuQJgAAAAJ Books mentioned: The Vital Question: https://amzn.to/3q0vN6q Life Ascending: https://amzn.to/3wKIsOE The Selfish Gene: https://amzn.to/3TCo63s Contact: https://amzn.to/3W3y5Au The Cell: https://amzn.to/3W5f6pa PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:41) - Neural networks (10:45) - Biology (16:15) - Aliens (26:27) - Universe (38:18) - Transformers (46:34) - Language models (56:45) - Bots (1:03:05) - Google's LaMDA (1:10:28) - Software 2.0 (1:21:28) - Human annotation (1:23:25) - Camera vision (1:28:30) - Tesla's Data Engine (1:32:39) - Tesla Vision (1:39:09) - Elon Musk (1:44:17) - Autonomous driving (1:49:11) - Leaving Tesla (1:54:39) - Tesla's Optimus (2:03:45) - ImageNet (2:06:23) - Data (2:16:15) - Day in the life (2:29:31) - Best IDE (2:36:37) - arXiv (2:41:06) - Advice for beginners (2:50:24) - Artificial general intelligence (3:03:44) - Movies (3:09:37) - Future of human civilization (3:13:56) - Book recommendations (3:20:05) - Advice for young people (3:21:56) - Future of machine learning (3:28:44) - Meaning of life
29/10/22·3h 33m

#332 – Kanye ‘Ye’ West Interview

Ye is a legendary artist, producer, and designer. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get free trial - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Ye's Twitter: https://twitter.com/kanyewest Ye's Instagram: https://instagram.com/kanyewest Ye's Website: https://kanyewest.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:26) - Engineering (18:21) - Kim Kardashian (20:07) - Sex and the future of humanity (30:12) - Happiness (32:49) - The Holocaust (1:21:58) - Fashion (1:37:31) - 2024 US election (1:42:10) - Humor (1:44:20) - Media and antisemitism (1:56:23) - Trusting people (1:59:37) - Accountability (2:09:36) - Legacy (2:10:28) - Advice for young people (2:23:29) - Regret
24/10/22·2h 33m

#331 – Balaji Srinivasan: How to Fix Government, Twitter, Science, and the FDA

Balaji Srinivasan is an angel investor, tech founder, philosopher, and author of The Network State: How to Start a New Country. He was formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Policygenius: https://www.policygenius.com/ - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium - Notion: https://notion.com - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Balaji's Twitter: https://twitter.com/balajis Balaji's Website: https://balajis.com Books: 1. The Network State: https://thenetworkstate.com 2. Reputation and Power: https://amzn.to/3eyQiF6 3. Exit, Voice, and Loyalty: https://amzn.to/3TpuLNP 4. Seeing Like a State: https://amzn.to/3MJfvcD Articles: 1. Bitcoin Is Civilization: https://www.commonsense.news/p/is-bitcoin-anarchy-or-civilization 2. Great Protocol Politics: https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/12/11/bitcoin-ethereum-cryptocurrency-web3-great-protocol-politics 3. Regulation, Disruption, and the Future: https://bit.ly/3CKY9Ys 4. The Measured Man: https://theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/07/the-measured-man/309018 5. Secret Document That Transformed China: https://npr.org/sections/money/2012/01/20/145360447/the-secret-document-that-transformed-china 6. Hollywood's Missing Movies: https://reason.com/2000/06/01/hollywoods-missing-movies 7. New York Times Truth Campaign: https://adweek.com/agencyspy/droga5s-first-big-campaign-for-the-new-york-times-is-all-about-the-truth/126274 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:23) - Prime number maze (33:35) - Government (49:51) - The Network State (59:55) - Pseudonymous economy (1:23:41) - Exit (1:38:23) - Building a network state (2:26:09) - Wikipedia (3:03:40) - Fixing science (3:30:08) - Fixing the FDA (5:01:16) - Longevity (5:20:14) - Donald Trump's ban from social media (5:49:32) - War (5:56:41) - Censorship (6:10:40) - Social media (6:26:56) - Wokeism and communism (6:45:44) - Cryptocurrency (7:03:17) - AI, AR, and VR (7:15:15) - Advice for young people (7:48:10) - Regulating logic
20/10/22·7h 53m

#330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology of Greatness

Hikaru Nakamura is a chess super grandmaster and is currently the #1 ranked blitz chess player in the world. He is also one of the top chess streamers on Twitch and YouTube. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Hikaru's Twitch: https://twitch.tv/gmhikaru Hikaru's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/GMHikaru Hikaru's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GMHikaru Hikaru's Instagram: https://instagram.com/gmhikaru Hikaru's Website: https://hikarunakamura.com Macauley Peterson's video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=tGXvcQP6VPo PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:59) - A private game vs Magnus Carlsen (14:47) - Chess openings (30:59) - Mental preparation (39:40) - Chess tactics (50:03) - Solving chess (55:43) - Aggression and ego (1:00:28) - Hans Niemann cheating scandal (1:10:21) - How to cheat in chess (1:24:44) - Greatest chess player of all time (1:35:00) - Hikaru's immortal game (1:47:26) - Paul Morphy (1:49:10) - World Chess Championship (1:51:59) - Magnus Carlsen (1:55:33) - Sergey Karjakin (1:58:00) - Beauty of chess (2:04:55) - Day in the life (2:19:34) - Streaming (2:34:13) - Taking risks (2:39:42) - Depression (2:44:31) - Advice for young people (2:51:51) - Love
17/10/22·2h 54m

#329 – Kate Darling: Social Robots, Ethics, Privacy and the Future of MIT

Kate Darling is a researcher at MIT Media Lab interested in human robot interaction and robot ethics. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - True Classic Tees: https://trueclassictees.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get 14-day free trial - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Kate's Twitter: http://twitter.com/grok_ Kate's Website: http://katedarling.org Kate's Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/grok_ The New Breed (book): https://amzn.to/3ExhBuf Creativity without Law (book): https://amzn.to/3MqV5F3 LuLaRobot (paper): http://drive.google.com/file/d/1PtYpkDQaQVPbhQIc6wcCC50JKWVsDo3k/view PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:57) - What is a robot? (23:57) - Metaverse (33:19) - Bias in robots (47:02) - Modern robotics (49:34) - Automation (53:57) - Autonomous driving (1:02:22) - Privacy (1:05:48) - Google's LaMDA (1:10:35) - Robot animal analogy (1:23:38) - Data concerns (1:41:40) - Humanoid robots (2:00:42) - LuLaRobot (2:09:36) - Ethics in robotics (2:24:57) - Jeffrey Epstein (2:58:31) - Love and relationships
15/10/22·3h 9m

#328 – John Danaher: Submission Grappling, ADCC, Animal Combat, and Knives

John Danaher is one of the greatest coaches and minds in martial arts history. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get 30-day free trial - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off premium - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: John's Instagram: https://instagram.com/danaherjohn Watch full matches at FloGrappling: https://flograppling.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:51) - Road to ADCC (26:23) - Danaher Death Squad (35:07) - Mental preparation (59:52) - Gordon Ryan (1:56:50) - Giancarlo Bodoni (2:21:57) - Garry Tonon (2:35:54) - Nicholas Meregali (2:51:21) - Ruotolo brothers (3:01:00) - Takedowns (3:05:19) - GSP (3:13:48) - Renzo Gracie (3:18:24) - Boris (3:22:15) - Ali Abdelaziz (3:24:41) - Khabib Nurmagomedov (3:28:33) - Joe Rogan playing pool (3:31:47) - Advice for grapplers (3:41:43) - Day in the life (3:48:25) - Bear vs Gorilla vs Lion vs Anaconda (4:26:12) - Tom Hardy (4:37:46) - Emojis (4:40:15) - Love (4:45:38) - Fighting to the death (4:49:25) - Knives
10/10/22·4h 55m

#327 – GothamChess: Hans Niemann, Magnus Carlsen, Cheating Scandal & Chess Bots

Levy Rozman, also known as GothamChess, is a professional chess player, streamer, and educator. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: GothamChess's YouTube: https://youtube.com/gothamchess GothamChess's Twitch: https://twitch.tv/gothamchess GothamChess's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GothamChess GothamChess's Instagram: https://instagram.com/gothamchess GothamChess's Website: https://gotham-chess.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:14) - Elo rating (07:18) - Chess.com vs lichess.org (18:09) - Teaching chess (22:37) - Magnus Carlsen (37:52) - Greatest chess player of all time (42:35) - Hans Niemann cheating scandal (44:04) - Pin of Shame (58:12) - Bullying (1:00:04) - Indonesia incident (1:11:39) - Retiring from chess (1:18:16) - Death (1:21:58) - Streamers (1:35:34) - Hans Niemann cheating scandal continued (2:13:16) - Magnus Carlsen's statement (2:24:37) - Podcasts (2:27:04) - Parasocial interaction (2:30:53) - How to cheat in chess (2:40:39) - Reddit questions (2:47:03) - Chess boxing (2:55:49) - Chess bots (3:01:31) - AlphaZero (3:07:18) - Did Hans Niemann cheat? (3:14:34) - Chess openings (3:19:14) - Magnus Carlsen's poker game (3:21:56) - Chess advice (3:28:17) - Depression
07/10/22·3h 38m

#326 – Annaka Harris: Free Will, Consciousness, and the Nature of Reality

Annaka Harris is the author of Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Wealthfront: https://wealthfront.com/lex to get $50 sign-up bonus - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Annaka's Twitter: http://twitter.com/annakaharris Annaka's Website: http://annakaharris.com Annaka's Facebook: http://facebook.com/annakaharrisprojects Annaka's Books: 1. Conscious: https://amzn.to/3SFLLPE 2. I Wonder: https://amzn.to/3UPQTTm Annaka's Articles: 1. What Is Time?: http://nautil.us/what-is-time-238478 2. A Solution to the Combination Problem: http://annakaharris.com/the-future-of-panpsychism 3. Consciousness Isn’t Self-Centered: http://nautil.us/consciousness-isnt-self_centered-237720 Books: 1. The Case Against Reality: https://amzn.to/3MhW4Wt 2. Being You: https://amzn.to/3RsxdBQ 3. Livewired: https://amzn.to/3Cn9BKS 4. Spooky Action at a Distance: https://amzn.to/3y27N7a 5. The Order of Time: https://amzn.to/3Stqn0u PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:20) - Free will (1:00:37) - Consciousness (1:31:09) - Depression (1:44:26) - Psychedelics (1:52:25) - Meditation (1:56:49) - Ideas (2:20:35) - AI sentience (2:37:56) - Suffering (2:40:53) - Meaning of life
05/10/22·2h 46m

#325 – Michael Levin: Biology, Life, Aliens, Evolution, Embryogenesis & Xenobots

Michael Levin is a biologist at Tufts University working on novel ways to understand and control complex pattern formation in biological systems. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Henson Shaving: https://hensonshaving.com/lex and use code LEX to get 100 free blades with your razor - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Michael's Twitter: https://twitter.com/drmichaellevin Michael's Website: https://drmichaellevin.org Michael's Papers: Biological Robots: https://arxiv.org/abs/2207.00880 Synthetic Organisms: https://tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19420889.2021.2005863 Limb Regeneration: https://science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abj2164 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:40) - Embryogenesis (14:08) - Xenobots: biological robots (27:55) - Sense of self (37:27) - Multi-scale competency architecture (48:58) - Free will (58:27) - Bioelectricity (1:11:44) - Planaria (1:23:33) - Building xenobots (1:47:08) - Unconventional cognition (2:11:39) - Origin of evolution (2:18:42) - Synthetic organisms (2:25:27) - Regenerative medicine (2:29:14) - Cancer suppression (2:33:15) - Viruses (2:38:28) - Cognitive light cones (2:43:03) - Advice for young people (2:47:47) - Death (2:57:17) - Meaning of life
01/10/22·3h 5m

#324 – Daniel Negreanu: Poker

Daniel Negreanu is one of the greatest poker players of all time. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Backbone: https://playbackbone.com/lex to get perks with order - Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get 30-day free trial - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get 14-day free trial - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealKidPoker Daniel's Instagram: https://instagram.com/dnegspoker Daniel's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/dnegreanu Daniel's MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex (MasterClass is a sponsor, use link to support podcast) Daniel's books: Power Hold'em Strategy: https://amzn.to/3ByYtJg Hold'em Wisdom for All Players: https://amzn.to/3LpgXQG Book mentioned: Modern Poker Theory: https://amzn.to/3dkJIBK PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:43) - Poker hands (14:39) - Poker ranges (20:10) - Game theory optimal (36:25) - Winning (42:57) - Losing (48:58) - Mental game (53:17) - Day in the life (1:02:20) - History of poker (1:06:10) - Poker solvers (1:12:46) - Online poker (1:20:49) - Greatest poker player of all time (1:40:43) - Main Event of the WSOP (1:49:14) - Advice for beginners (1:54:44) - Cheating (2:04:43) - Movies (2:10:10) - Advice for young people (2:19:29) - Love (2:24:43) - The Gambler
27/09/22·2h 27m

#323 – Will Sasso: Comedy, MADtv, AI, Friendship, Madness, and Pro Wrestling

Will Sasso is a comedian, actor, and co-host of the Dudesy podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Will's Instagram: https://instagram.com/willsasso Will's Twitter: https://twitter.com/WillSasso Dudsey's YouTube: https://youtube.com/Dudesy Dudsey's Website: https://dudesypod.com Dudsey's Patreon: https://patreon.com/dudesy PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:16) - Video games (13:22) - Bobby Lee (15:32) - Stand-up comedy (23:03) - Robin Williams (24:25) - Loneliness and depression (32:46) - John Candy (39:35) - Friendship (45:23) - Ten Minute Podcast (50:22) - Dudesy podcast (58:41) - Acting (1:10:00) - Impressions (1:15:28) - Artificial intelligence (1:46:55) - Anxiety (1:56:49) - Kindness (2:00:45) - Bad days (2:04:39) - Pro wrestling (2:08:15) - Advice for young people (2:22:20) - Meaning of life
24/09/22·2h 28m

#322 – Rana el Kaliouby: Emotion AI, Social Robots, and Self-Driving Cars

Rana el Kaliouby is a pioneer in the field of emotion recognition and human-centric AI. She is the founder of Affectiva, deputy CEO of Smart Eye, and author of Girl Decoded. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Weights & Biases: https://lexfridman.com/wnb - Notion: https://notion.com - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Rana's Twitter: https://twitter.com/kaliouby Rana's Instagram: https://instagram.com/ranaelkaliouby Rana's Facebook: https://facebook.com/RanaelKaliouby Affectiva (website): https://affectiva.com Smart Eye: (website): https://smarteye.se Girl Decoded (book): https://amzn.to/3DnRAN4 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:58) - Childhood (16:35) - Hijab (19:18) - Faith (21:26) - War (25:35) - Women in the Middle East (29:53) - Rana's journey (42:28) - Rosalind Picard (44:36) - Advice for women (55:07) - Dating (1:02:43) - Human nature (1:07:23) - AI and emotions (1:38:01) - Smart Eye (1:47:22) - Tesla and Waymo (1:56:09) - Drunk driving (2:05:40) - Robotics (2:19:27) - Advice for startups (2:24:15) - Investing (2:31:39) - Advice for young people (2:39:59) - Love
21/09/22·2h 42m

#321 – Ray Kurzweil: Singularity, Superintelligence, and Immortality

Ray Kurzweil is an author, inventor, and futurist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get 14-day free trial - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Ray's Website: https://kurzweilai.net Ray's Books: The Singularity Is Nearer (pre-order): https://amzn.to/3BNXmGR How To Create A Mind: https://amzn.to/3qqlkBw The Singularity Is Near: https://amzn.to/3DfXP5z The Age of Spiritual Machines: https://amzn.to/3RSjtAX Danielle: https://amzn.to/3Bww2N7 Transcend: https://amzn.to/3RAEYGV PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:06) - Turing test (20:52) - Brain–computer interfaces (32:32) - Singularity (38:51) - Virtual reality (41:31) - Evolution of information processing (47:57) - Automation (57:58) - Nanotechnology (59:52) - Nuclear war (1:01:57) - Uploading minds (1:09:39) - How to think (1:16:09) - Digital afterlife (1:25:29) - Intelligent alien life (1:28:19) - Simulation hypothesis (1:32:31) - Mortality (1:40:11) - Meaning of life
17/09/22·1h 42m

#320 – Christopher Capozzola: World War I, Ideology, Propaganda, and Politics

Christopher Capozzola is a professor of history at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Wealthfront: https://wealthfront.com/lex to get $50 sign-up bonus - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Christopher's Instagram: https://instagram.com/boundbywarbook Christopher's Website: https://boundbywarbook.com Christopher's books: Bound by War: https://amzn.to/3QssboA Uncle Sam Wants You: https://amzn.to/3Bw5KdT PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:50) - How World War I started (20:27) - US and World War I (37:24) - US Military (43:43) - War in Ukraine (47:53) - American Civil War (53:31) - World War II (1:12:38) - Nationalism (1:23:27) - US elections (1:49:34) - Donald Trump (2:03:39) - Philippine–American War (2:10:02) - Greatest US president (2:14:36) - Advice for young people (2:16:53) - Meaning of life
14/09/22·2h 20m

#319 – Botez Sisters: Chess, Streaming, and Fame

Alexandra and Andrea Botez are chess players, commentators, educators, entertainers, and streamers. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off premium - Weights & Biases: https://lexfridman.com/wnb - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: BotezLive Twitch: https://twitch.tv/botezlive BotezLive YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/BotezLive BotezLive Instagram: https://instagram.com/botezlive Alexandra's Instagram: https://instagram.com/missbotez Andrea's Instagram: https://instagram.com/itsandreabotez Alexandra's Twitter: https://twitter.com/alexandravbotez Andrea's Twitter: https://twitter.com/itsandreabotez ChessBase: https://chessbase.com/post/the-carlsen-niemann-affair PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:15) - Trip to Italy (17:16) - Chess tournaments (22:03) - Streaming (34:07) - Chess strategies (54:33) - King's Indian Defense (1:12:33) - Chess training (1:16:59) - Losing (1:20:18) - Street chess and trash talk (1:25:07) - Passion and study (1:43:00) - Loneliness and depression (2:07:49) - Andrew Tate (2:16:32) - Greatest chess player of all time (2:19:07) - Magnus Carlsen (2:28:17) - Advice for young people (2:30:10) - Chess boxing (2:39:04) - Meaning of life (2:40:09) - Love
09/09/22·2h 42m

#318 – Nick Lane: Origin of Life, Evolution, Aliens, Biology, and Consciousness

Nick Lane is a biochemist at UCL and author of Transformer, The Vital Question, and many other amazing books on biology, chemistry, and life. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Backbone: https://playbackbone.com/lex to get perks with order - Notion: https://notion.com - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Nick's Website: https://nick-lane.net Nick's Books: Transformer: https://amzn.to/3cy7lpO The Vital Question: https://amzn.to/3q0vN6q Oxygen: https://amzn.to/3edy3V5 Power, Sex, Suicide: https://amzn.to/3B3OInk Life Ascending: https://amzn.to/3wKIsOE Books mentioned: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century: https://amzn.to/3AZQaqy The Black Cloud: https://amzn.to/3wJhDKC PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:45) - Origin of life (19:31) - Panspermia (25:05) - What is life? (38:20) - Photosynthesis (41:55) - Prokaryotic vs eukaryotic cells (51:56) - Sex (59:39) - DNA (1:06:51) - Violence (1:17:25) - Human evolution (1:23:21) - Neanderthals (1:26:53) - Sensory inputs (1:37:43) - Consciousness (2:09:17) - AI and biology (2:38:36) - Evolution (2:59:07) - Fermi paradox (3:12:27) - Cities (3:20:14) - Depression (3:22:50) - Writing (3:30:49) - Advice for young people (3:37:57) - Earth
07/09/22·3h 47m

#317 – John Vervaeke: Meaning Crisis, Atheism, Religion & the Search for Wisdom

John Vervaeke is a psychologist and cognitive scientist at University of Toronto. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex to get special savings - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: John's YouTube: https://youtube.com/johnvervaeke John's Twitter: https://twitter.com/vervaeke_john John's Facebook: https://facebook.com/VervaekeJohn John's Website: https://johnvervaeke.com Books mentioned: Flow: https://amzn.to/3cQDby9 On Bullshit: https://amzn.to/3PZDvYW The Denial of Death: https://amzn.to/3KsIctp PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:03) - Meaning (27:17) - Consciousness (36:17) - Relevance realization (47:40) - Wisdom (54:54) - Truth (59:38) - Reality (1:11:59) - Meaning crisis (1:35:27) - Religion (1:43:17) - Nontheism (1:58:26) - Distributed cognition (2:16:37) - Flow (2:36:35) - Psychedelics (2:45:03) - Marxism and Nazism (2:57:08) - Evil (3:01:19) - Powerful ideas (3:08:10) - Advice for young people
04/09/22·3h 17m

#316 – Noam Chomsky: Putin, Ukraine, China, and Nuclear War

Noam Chomsky is a linguist, philosopher, and political activist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Skiff: https://skiff.com/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Noam's Website: https://chomsky.info/ Noam's Instagram: https://instagram.com/noam.chomskyofficial Manufacturing Consent (book): https://amzn.to/3KaEc0d PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:28) - Putin's motivations (20:35) - War in Ukraine (27:37) - Propaganda (35:01) - China and American relations (50:02) - Hope for humanity
31/08/22·52m 56s

#315 – Magnus Carlsen: Greatest Chess Player of All Time

Magnus Carlsen is the highest-rated chess player in history and widely considered to be the greatest chess player of all time. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get 14-day free trial - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex to get 1 month of fish oil - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Magnus's Twitter: https://twitter.com/MagnusCarlsen Magnus's Instagram: https://instagram.com/magnus_carlsen Magnus's YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/themagnuscarlsen Magnus's Website: https://magnuscarlsen.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:34) - Greatest soccer player of all time (15:40) - Magnus's approach to chess (24:53) - Game 6 of the 2021 World Chess Championship (28:54) - Chess openings (46:19) - Chess variants (49:04) - Elo Rating (57:31) - World Chess Championship (1:21:42) - Losing (1:29:04) - Day in the life (1:35:55) - Drunk chess (1:40:26) - Chess training (1:48:20) - Garry Kasparov (1:57:37) - Greatest chess player of all time (2:10:48) - Advice for chess players (2:12:32) - Chess YouTubers (2:16:03) - Henrik Carlsen (2:21:38) - Lessons for life (2:25:02) - Queen's Gambit (2:26:53) - Poker (2:33:06) - Loneliness (2:36:28) - How does the knight move?
27/08/22·2h 39m

#314 – Liv Boeree: Poker, Game Theory, AI, Simulation, Aliens & Existential Risk

Liv Boeree is a poker champion and science educator on topics of game theory, physics, complexity, and life. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get 30-day free trial - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org and use code Lex Fridman Podcast - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Liv's Twitter: https://twitter.com/liv_boeree Liv's Instagram: https://instagram.com/liv_boeree Liv's Facebook: https://facebook.com/livboeree Liv's YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/LivBoeree Books and resources mentioned: Novacene: https://amzn.to/3wcVqEo POSITIVITY: https://amzn.to/3K2pfxj Meditations on Moloch: https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/07/30/meditations-on-moloch PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:23) - Poker and game theory (13:26) - Dating optimally (18:18) - Learning (26:30) - Daniel Negreanu (31:38) - Phil Hellmuth (34:11) - Greatest poker player ever (38:29) - Bluffing (48:50) - Losing (58:05) - Mutually assured destruction (1:03:00) - Simulation hypothesis (1:19:38) - Moloch (1:48:50) - Beauty (2:00:58) - Quantifying life (2:21:08) - Existential risks (2:39:31) - AI (2:49:22) - Energy healing (2:56:32) - Astrophysics (2:59:26) - Aliens (3:25:08) - Advice for young people (3:27:13) - Music (3:35:02) - Meaning of life
24/08/22·3h 41m

#313 – Jordan Peterson: Life, Death, Power, Fame, and Meaning

Jordan Peterson is a psychologist, lecturer, podcast host, and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Jordan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson Jordan's Website: https://jordanbpeterson.com Jordan's Books: Beyond Order: https://amzn.to/3T4LRBw 12 Rules for Life: https://amzn.to/3c4sqYF Maps of Meaning: https://amzn.to/3A1Ods2 Websites mentioned: Essay App: https://essay.app Self Authoring: https://selfauthoring.com Peterson Academy: https://petersonacademy.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:07) - Dostoevsky (18:07) - God (26:17) - Science (38:40) - Death (41:34) - Elon Musk (45:32) - Global Crisis (57:45) - Dangerous ideologies (1:08:59) - Justin Trudeau (1:23:05) - War in Ukraine (1:40:33) - Day in the life (2:16:37) - How to think (2:31:45) - Depression (2:39:52) - Advice for young people (2:53:41) - Russian literature (3:05:29) - Meaning of life
19/08/22·3h 10m

#312 – Duncan Trussell: Comedy, Sentient Robots, Suffering, Love & Burning Man

Duncan Trussell is a comedian, host of The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast, and co-creator of The Midnight Gospel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Skiff: https://skiff.com/lex - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off premium - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Duncan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/duncantrussell Duncan's Instagram: https://instagram.com/duncantrussell The Duncan Trussell Family Hour: https://duncantrussell.com The Midnight Gospel: https://netflix.com/themidnightgospel Books mentioned: Superintelligence: https://amzn.to/3QufVEs Man's Search for Meaning: https://amzn.to/3vU9S42 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:13) - Nietzsche's eternal recurrence (27:03) - Artificial intelligence (55:33) - Joe Rogan (1:04:06) - Facing death (1:20:54) - Bhakti yoga (1:27:46) - Afterlife (1:38:10) - Suffering (2:03:25) - War (2:21:19) - Depression (2:43:08) - Evil (2:53:24) - Burning Man (3:08:56) - The Midnight Gospel (3:13:48) - Advice for young people (3:23:19) - Duncan reads a poem
16/08/22·3h 25m

#311 – Magatte Wade: Africa, Capitalism, Communism, and the Future of Humanity

Magatte Wade is an entrepreneur with a passion for creating positive change in Africa through economic freedom. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get 30-day free trial - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Magatte's Twitter: https://twitter.com/magattew Magatte's Instagram: https://instagram.com/magattew Magatte's Facebook: https://facebook.com/themagattewade Magatte's Website: https://magattewade.com Websites mentioned: Austin housing project: https://texansforreasonablesolutions.org Center for African Prosperity: https://atlasnetwork.org/partners/center-for-african-prosperity PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:55) - Africa (34:48) - Magatte's story (1:03:36) - Corruption (1:25:01) - Advice for young people (1:46:02) - Identity (2:06:58) - BLM (2:24:18) - CRT and racism (2:54:32) - African geopolitics (3:03:02) - Overpopulation (3:21:49) - Loss
13/08/22·3h 38m

#310 – Andrew Bustamante: CIA Spy

Andrew Bustamante is a former CIA covert intelligence officer. Check out his work and podcast at https://everydayspy.com Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Wealthfront: https://wealthfront.com/LEX to get $50 sign-up bonus - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Everyday Spy: https://everydayspy.com/quiz Everyday Spy Podcast: https://everydayspy.com/podcast Andrew's Twitter: https://twitter.com/everydayspy Andrew's Instagram: https://instagram.com/everydayspy PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:10) - CIA and the President (18:47) - War in Ukraine (59:44) - Most powerful intelligence agencies (1:06:54) - David Petraeus (1:16:31) - Undercover disguises (1:29:30) - Human nature (1:38:49) - CIA recruitment process (1:55:33) - CIA and secrecy (2:02:06) - Cyber security (2:12:47) - Sexpionage (2:19:22) - Private intelligence (2:32:48) - NSA and Snowden (3:00:48) - Conspiracy theories (3:21:55) - CIA and UFOs (3:36:41) - Spy tricks (3:53:23) - Advice for young people
08/08/22·3h 59m

#309 – John Carmack: Doom, Quake, VR, AGI, Programming, Video Games, and Rockets

John Carmack is a legendary programmer, co-founder of id Software, and lead programmer of many revolutionary video games including Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake, and the Commander Keen series. He is also the founder of Armadillo Aerospace, and for many years the CTO of Oculus VR. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: John's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ID_AA_Carmack Books mentioned: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution: https://amzn.to/3SkNZER Game Engine Black Book Wolfenstein 3D: https://amzn.to/3QlOqg8 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:49) - Programming languages (40:53) - Modern programming (50:55) - Day in the life (58:45) - Hard work (1:01:58) - Pizza and Diet Coke (1:04:43) - Setup (1:30:01) - id Software (2:02:50) - Commander Keen (2:09:36) - Hacker ethic (2:17:16) - Wolfenstein 3D (2:37:14) - Doom (2:51:34) - Quake (3:15:55) - John Romero (3:23:42) - Metaverse (3:52:04) - Elon Musk (3:57:59) - Mars (4:07:01) - Nuclear energy (4:10:39) - AGI (4:57:51) - Andrej Karpathy (5:00:50) - Martial arts (5:09:49) - Advice for young people (5:18:49) - Meaning of life
04/08/22·5h 22m

#308 – Ryan Graves: UFOs, Fighter Jets, and Aliens

Lt. Ryan Graves is a former Navy fighter pilot, who has worked on advanced research and development programs for DARPA, Office of Naval Research, and Air Force Research Labs on topics of multi-agent collaborative autonomy, AI-assisted air-to-air combat, and manned-unmanned teaming technologies. Ryan and people in his squadron detected and engaged with UFOs on multiple occasions, and he has been one of the few people willing to speak publicly about these experiences. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org/ and use code LEX - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Ryan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/uncertainvector Ryan's Website: https://uncertainvector.com DoD Statement: https://defense.gov/News/Releases/Release/Article/2165713/statement-by-the-department-of-defense-on-the-release-of-historical-navy-videos/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:28) - Top Gun analysis (19:33) - Fighter jets (1:07:00) - UFO sightings (1:33:28) - Congressional hearing (1:41:29) - Tic Tac UFO & Gimbal UFO (1:55:55) - Alien life (2:09:17) - Autonomous weapon systems (2:26:24) - Advice for young people (2:34:40) - Meaning of life
01/08/22·2h 37m

#307 – Brian Armstrong: Coinbase, Cryptocurrency, and Government Regulation

Brian Armstrong is the CEO of Coinbase. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Audible: https://audible.com/lex - Skiff: https://skiff.org/lex - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Brian's Twitter: https://twitter.com/brian_armstrong Brian's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brian_armstrong Coinbase's Website: https://www.coinbase.com ResearchHub: https://www.researchhub.com NewLimit: https://www.newlimit.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:19) - Programming (14:17) - Coinbase (45:05) - Startup advice (1:02:56) - Economic freedom (1:12:06) - Coinbase technology (1:23:33) - Listing on Coinbase (1:32:47) - Regulations (1:47:25) - Crypto dominance (1:51:42) - Employee activism (2:08:00) - Leadership (2:10:39) - ResearchHub (2:20:17) - NewLimit (2:24:44) - Advice for young people (2:28:55) - Meaning of life
29/07/22·2h 36m

#306 – Oriol Vinyals: Deep Learning and Artificial General Intelligence

Oriol Vinyals is the Research Director and Deep Learning Lead at DeepMind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get 14-day free trial - Weights & Biases: https://lexfridman.com/wnb - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Oriol's Twitter: https://twitter.com/oriolvinyalsml Oriol's publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=NkzyCvUAAAAJ DeepMind's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepMind DeepMind's Instagram: https://instagram.com/deepmind DeepMind's Website: https://deepmind.com Papers: 1. Gato: https://deepmind.com/publications/a-generalist-agent 2. Flamingo: https://deepmind.com/blog/tackling-multiple-tasks-with-a-single-visual-language-model 3. Language Models are Few-Shot Learners: https://arxiv.org/abs/2005.14165 4. Emergent Abilities of Large Language Models: https://arxiv.org/abs/2206.07682 5. Attention Is All You Need: https://proceedings.neurips.cc/paper/2017/file/3f5ee243547dee91fbd053c1c4a845aa-Paper.pdf PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (05:18) - AI (20:14) - Weights (26:33) - Gato (1:01:22) - Meta learning (1:15:21) - Neural networks (1:37:46) - Emergence (1:44:30) - AI sentience (2:08:27) - AGI
26/07/22·2h 15m

#305 – Martin Rees: Black Holes, Alien Life, Dark Matter, and the Big Bang

Lord Martin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist at Cambridge University and co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Martin's Twitter: https://twitter.com/lordmartinrees Martin's Website: https://www.martinrees.uk Martin's Books: If Science is to Save Us: https://amzn.to/3yXRqsc The End of Astronauts: https://amzn.to/3B604ro On the Future: https://amzn.to/3OlzLjB PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:39) - Understanding the universe (15:09) - Human limitations and AI (24:05) - Dark matter (31:25) - Vast universe (39:07) - Alien life (52:59) - Space exploration (1:17:22) - Future technology (1:28:44) - Newton and Einstein (1:32:46) - Black holes (1:46:27) - Cosmological threats (2:13:31) - Advice for young people (2:16:02) - Mortality
23/07/22·2h 19m

#304 – Bishop Robert Barron: Christianity and the Catholic Church

Robert Barron is a bishop and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Robert's Instagram: https://instagram.com/bishopbarron Robert's Twitter: https://twitter.com/BishopBarron Word on Fire's Instagram: https://instagram.com/wordonfire_catholicministries Word on Fire's Twitter: https://twitter.com/WordOnFire Word on Fire's Website: https://wordonfire.org Robert's Books: Redeeming the Time: https://amzn.to/3PwNQf0 Catholicism: https://amzn.to/3RyDMEh PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:50) - Who is God? (20:30) - Christianity (25:18) - Sin (42:48) - The Trinity (44:32) - Catholicism (54:29) - Sexual abuse scandal (1:01:16) - Evil (1:12:59) - Atheism (1:24:21) - Jordan Peterson (1:26:56) - Jesus (1:29:42) - The Bible (1:32:17) - America (1:35:08) - Nietzsche (1:39:12) - Word on Fire (1:42:31) - Gay marriage (1:44:48) - Abortion (1:51:38) - Advice for young people (1:54:12) - Mortality (1:58:30) - Meaning of life
20/07/22·2h

#303 – Steve Keen: Marxism, Capitalism, and Economics

Steve Keen is a heterodox economist and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Weights & Biases: https://lexfridman.com/wnb - Skiff: https://skiff.org/lex - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Steve's Twitter: https://twitter.com/profstevekeen The New Economics (book): https://amzn.to/3zb4eg4 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:26) - Defining economics (14:26) - Schools of economics (38:45) - Karl Marx (57:00) - Labor theory of value (1:16:45) - Socialism (1:31:48) - Soviet Union (1:45:08) - China (2:05:00) - Climate change (2:27:03) - Economics vs Politics (2:35:06) - Minsky's model (2:49:50) - Financial crisis (2:55:07) - Inflation (3:08:21) - Marxism (3:15:42) - Space and AI (3:21:47) - Advice for young people (3:25:38) - Depression (3:30:10) - Love (3:34:11) - Mortality
17/07/22·3h 36m

#302 – Richard Haier: IQ Tests, Human Intelligence, and Group Differences

Richard Haier is a psychologist specializing in the science of human intelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Richard's Twitter: https://twitter.com/rjhaier Richard's Website: https://richardhaier.com/ Documents & Articles: 1. Child IQ and survival to 79: https://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5491698/ 2. Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth: https://my.vanderbilt.edu/smpy/files/2013/02/DoingPsychScience2006.pdf Books: 1. The Neuroscience of Intelligence: https://amzn.to/3n50DcC 2. The Book of Five Rings: https://amzn.to/3y4Xcc6 3. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: https://amzn.to/3zPAW7q 4. Flowers for Algernon: https://amzn.to/3OfRKZS 5. The Bell Curve: https://amzn.to/3Ng4RJe 6. The Mismeasure of Man: https://amzn.to/3N9IkxB 7. Human Diversity: https://amzn.to/3O7Trsc 8. Facing Reality: https://amzn.to/3bfzqkX PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:06) - Measuring human intelligence (22:34) - IQ tests (45:23) - College entrance exams (53:59) - Genetics (59:58) - Enhancing intelligence (1:07:27) - The Bell Curve (1:19:58) - Race differences (1:39:11) - Bell curve criticisms (1:48:21) - Intelligence and life success (1:57:57) - Flynn effect (2:02:49) - Nature vs nuture (2:29:42) - Testing artificial intelligence (2:41:46) - Advice (2:45:53) - Mortality
14/07/22·2h 51m

#301 – Jack Barsky: KGB Spy

Jack Barsky is a former KGB spy and author of "Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America". Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Jack's Twitter: https://twitter.com/deepcoverbarsky Jack's Website: https://jackbarsky.com Deep Undercover (book): https://amzn.to/39XMTgG The Agent (podcast): https://cumuluspodcastnetwork.com/pods/the-agent PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:52) - KGB (19:43) - Communism (38:45) - Childhood (45:32) - Becoming a KGB agent (1:24:04) - Training (1:37:53) - Language (1:43:45) - Moscow (1:58:45) - Spying (2:15:43) - Putin (2:18:35) - War in Ukraine (2:30:02) - Putin in the KGB (2:36:56) - Yuri Bezmenov (2:47:33) - FSB and CIA (2:55:24) - Putin and Zelenskyy (3:04:13) - Quitting the KGB (3:30:32) - Love and regrets (3:38:44) - Mortality
09/07/22·3h 43m

#300 – Joe Rogan: Comedy, Controversy, Aliens, UFOs, Putin, CIA, and Freedom

Joe Rogan is a comedian, UFC commentator, and host of the Joe Rogan Experience. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Theragun: https://therabody.com/lex - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Joe's Instagram: https://instagram.com/joerogan Joe's Twitter: https://twitter.com/joerogan JRE (Spotify): https://open.spotify.com/show/4rOoJ6Egrf8K2IrywzwOMk JRE (YouTube): https://youtube.com/c/joerogan PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:03) - Discipline (13:06) - Controversy (33:22) - UFOs and aliens (43:34) - Intelligence agencies (48:58) - Trust (54:21) - Greatest comedians (1:12:16) - Childhood (1:19:46) - Advice for young people (1:30:22) - Relationships (1:35:00) - Putin, Ukraine, and Russia
04/07/22·1h 49m

#299 – Demis Hassabis: DeepMind

Demis Hassabis is the CEO and co-founder of DeepMind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mailgun: https://lexfridman.com/mailgun - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Demis's Twitter: https://twitter.com/demishassabis DeepMind's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeepMind DeepMind's Instagram: https://instagram.com/deepmind DeepMind's Website: https://deepmind.com Plasma control paper: https://nature.com/articles/s41586-021-04301-9 Quantum simulation paper: https://science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abj6511 The Emperor's New Mind (book): https://amzn.to/3bx03lo Life Ascending (book): https://amzn.to/3AhUP7z PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:17) - Turing Test (14:43) - Video games (36:18) - Simulation (38:29) - Consciousness (43:29) - AlphaFold (57:09) - Solving intelligence (1:09:28) - Open sourcing AlphaFold & MuJoCo (1:19:34) - Nuclear fusion (1:23:38) - Quantum simulation (1:26:46) - Physics (1:30:13) - Origin of life (1:34:52) - Aliens (1:42:59) - Intelligent life (1:46:08) - Conscious AI (1:59:23) - Power (2:03:53) - Advice for young people (2:11:59) - Meaning of life
01/07/22·2h 17m

#298 – Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts and Loneliness

Susan Cain is the author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, and Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Brave: https://brave.com/lex - Skiff: https://skiff.org/lex to get early access - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Susan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/susancain Susan's Instagram: https://instagram.com/susancainauthor Susan's Website: https://susancain.net Bittersweet (book): https://amzn.to/3xE0LWt Quiet (book): https://amzn.to/3QvpOmb PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:42) - Introverts (24:42) - Small talk (29:37) - Artistic expression (42:03) - Sad music (49:42) - Leonard Cohen (1:00:34) - Public speaking (1:07:50) - Podcasts (1:15:25) - Famous Blue Raincoat by Leonard Cohen (1:30:47) - Creativity and sadness (1:39:03) - Dark moments (1:47:06) - Parenting (1:55:59) - Advice for young people (1:59:10) - Meaning of life
28/06/22·2h 5m

#297 – Jonathan Reisman: The Human Body – From Sex & Sperm to Hands & Heart

Jonathan Reisman is a physician and author of The Unseen Body who has practiced medicine in some of the most remote places in the world. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Jonathan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonreismanMD Jonathan's Instagram: https://instagram.com/jonreismanmd Jonathan's Website: http://jonathanreisman.com The Unseen Body (book): https://amzn.to/3Fyycw0 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:01) - Hands (16:15) - Sex (25:56) - Future of medicine (35:03) - Throat (45:26) - Heart and blood (53:28) - Genitals (1:05:57) - Poop (1:10:12) - Emergency room (1:18:03) - Sperm (1:23:09) - Liver (1:28:38) - Living in the Far North (1:47:21) - War and medicine (1:52:07) - Antarctica (2:05:03) - Artificial organs (2:13:39) - History of medicine (2:22:40) - Paul Farmer (2:27:05) - Advice for young people (2:34:03) - Struggle (2:40:07) - Mortality (2:45:44) - Meaning of life
25/06/22·2h 49m

#296 – Douglas Murray: Racism, Marxism, and the War on the West

Douglas Murray is an author and political commentator. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Brave: https://brave.com/lex - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Douglas's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DouglasKMurray Douglas's Instagram: https://instagram.com/douglaskmurray Douglas's Website: https://douglasmurray.net The War on the West (book): https://amzn.to/38L7B36 Madness of Crowds (book): https://amzn.to/3MShBpX Strange Death of Europe (book): https://amzn.to/3OnYmEX PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:49) - Western civilization (16:29) - Slavery (20:06) - Reparations (25:11) - Institutional racism (32:24) - Lived experience (41:49) - Resentment (53:55) - Critical race theory (1:08:27) - Racism (1:27:26) - Stalin (1:31:59) - Churchill (1:38:03) - Marxism (1:54:41) - Madness of Crowds (2:03:14) - Ego (2:10:22) - Donald Trump (2:17:06) - America's future (2:24:33) - Advice for young people (2:33:16) - Love
21/06/22·2h 44m

#295 – Richard Wolff: Marxism and Communism

Richard Wolff is a Marxist philosopher and economist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Skiff: https://skiff.org/lex to get early access - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit EPISODE LINKS: Richard's Twitter: https://twitter.com/profwolff Richard's Website: https://www.rdwolff.com Contending Economic Theories (book): https://amzn.to/3HykPwT Understanding Marxism (book): https://amzn.to/39qpm8b Understanding Socialism (book): https://amzn.to/3Og9XG3 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:12) - Marxism (15:41) - Communism (50:47) - Human nature (1:03:03) - Economics (1:09:54) - Capitalism (1:42:18) - Governments and corporations (1:53:13) - Stalinism (2:07:12) - Nazis (2:14:08) - Socialism vs Marxism (2:21:48) - Bernie Sanders and AOC (2:38:49) - Cultural Marxism (2:45:49) - Darkest moments (2:51:18) - Advice for young people (2:53:37) - Mortality (2:57:28) - Meaning of life
17/06/22·2h 59m

#294 – Tony Fadell: iPhone, iPod, and Nest

Tony Fadell is an engineer and designer, co-creator of the iPod, iPhone, Nest Thermostat, and author of the new book Build: An Unorthodox Guide to Making Things Worth Making. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mailgun: https://lexfridman.com/mailgun - Scale: https://scale.com/lex - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Tony's Twitter: https://twitter.com/tfadell Tony's Website: https://tonyfadell.com Build (book): https://amzn.to/3xSReee Story (book): https://amzn.to/3Olzqhv PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:16) - Memories (14:13) - Apple II (22:51) - First business (26:55) - iPod (50:56) - Ideas (55:09) - Marketing (1:05:26) - PR and Comms (1:15:06) - Design (1:20:03) - Experts (1:26:04) - Steve Jobs (2:09:43) - Jony Ive (2:16:55) - Nest (2:27:13) - Advice for young people (2:31:30) - Startup (2:36:25) - Money (2:41:33) - Work-Life Balance (2:44:11) - Darkest moment (2:49:48) - Meaning of life
15/06/22·2h 52m

#293 – Donald Hoffman: Reality is an Illusion – How Evolution Hid the Truth

Donald Hoffman is a cognitive scientist at UC Irvine and author of The Case Against Reality. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Donald's Twitter: https://twitter.com/donalddhoffman Donald's Website: http://cogsci.uci.edu/~ddhoff/ Documents & Articles: 1. Could a Neuroscientist Understand a Microprocessor?: https://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005268 2. Conscious Agent Networks: https://chrisfieldsresearch.com/CA-circuits-CSR-rev2.pdf 3. The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Argument in Quantum Theory: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/qt-epr/ Books: 1. The Case Against Reality: https://amzn.to/3MhW4Wt 2. Vision: https://amzn.to/3Q4ibTm PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:04) - Case against reality (19:33) - Spacetime (43:57) - Reductionism (1:04:23) - Evolutionary game theory (1:32:46) - Consciousness (2:28:06) - Visualizing reality (2:43:23) - Ephemerality of life (2:51:48) - Simulation theory (2:57:30) - Difficult ideas (3:12:32) - Love (3:16:07) - Advice for young people (3:18:26) - Meaning of life
12/06/22·3h 23m

#292 – Robin Hanson: Alien Civilizations, UFOs, and the Future of Humanity

Robin Hanson is a professor at George Mason University and researcher at Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - Audible: https://audible.com/lex - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Robin's Twitter: https://twitter.com/robinhanson Robin's Website: https://mason.gmu.edu/~rhanson Grabby Aliens (paper): https://grabbyaliens.com/paper The Elephant in the Brain (book): https://amazon.com/dp/0197551955/ref=nosim?tag=turingmachi08-20 The Age of Em (book): https://amazon.com/dp/0198817827/ref=nosim?tag=turingmachi08-20 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:49) - Grabby aliens (44:33) - War and competition (50:07) - Global government (1:02:58) - Humanity's future (1:13:00) - Hello aliens (1:40:03) - UFO sightings (2:04:40) - Conspiracy theories (2:12:58) - Elephant in the brain (2:26:29) - Medicine (2:38:58) - Institutions (3:05:52) - Physics (3:10:43) - Artificial intelligence (3:28:32) - Economics (3:31:53) - Political science (3:37:42) - Advice for young people (3:46:33) - Darkest moments (3:49:34) - Love and loss (3:58:57) - Immortality (4:02:53) - Simulation hypothesis (4:13:10) - Meaning of life
09/06/22·4h 18m

#291 – Jonathan Haidt: The Case Against Social Media

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU and author of The Coddling of the American Mind, The Righteous Mind, and The Happiness Hypothesis. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Uncruise: https://uncruise.com/pages/lex - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Jonathan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/JonHaidt Jonathan's Website: https://jonathanhaidt.com Documents & Articles: 1. Social Media and Political Dysfunction: A Collaborative Review: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vVAtMCQnz8WVxtSNQev_e1cGmY9rnY96ecYuAj6C548/edit 2. Teen Mental Health Testimony: https://www.judiciary.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Haidt%20Testimony.pdf 3. The Atlantic article: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2022/05/social-media-democracy-trust-babel/629369/ Books: 1. The Coddling of the American Mind (book): https://amzn.to/3MW4HqL 2. The Righteous Mind (book): https://amzn.to/3to0tkj 3. The Happiness Hypothesis (book): https://amzn.to/3Mb1xP2 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:57) - Social media and mental health (21:45) - Mark Zuckerberg (31:23) - Children's use of social media (42:08) - Social media and democracy (58:14) - Elon Musk and Twitter (1:14:45) - Anonymity on social media (1:20:44) - Misinformation (1:27:38) - Social media benefits (1:30:22) - Political division on social media (1:36:54) - Future of social media (1:42:46) - Advice for young people
04/06/22·1h 48m

#290 – Dan Reynolds: Imagine Dragons

Dan Reynolds is the lead singer of Imagine Dragons, one of the most popular bands in the world. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Brave: https://brave.com/lex - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Dan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DanReynolds Dan's Instagram: https://instagram.com/danreynolds Imagine Dragons Website: https://imaginedragonsmusic.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:29) - Programming (27:30) - Johnny Depp and Amber Heard (32:23) - Las Vegas (37:25) - Spirituality (40:38) - Ayahuasca (50:56) - Depression and fame (54:40) - Introvert (1:07:19) - Advice from Charlie Sheen (1:19:58) - Making music (1:32:33) - Lesson from Rick Rubin (1:38:34) - Believer (1:46:05) - Father son relationship (1:47:22) - Dan's first song (1:51:34) - Cat Stevens and Harry Chapin (1:56:17) - Advice for young people (2:04:49) - LGBTQ (2:09:11) - Religion (2:13:53) - Meaning of life (2:17:02) - Dan sings
30/05/22·2h 18m

#289 – Stephen Kotkin: Putin, Zelenskyy, and War in Ukraine

Stephen Kotkin is a historian specializing in Stalin and Soviet history. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - Scale: https://scale.com/lex - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order EPISODE LINKS: Stephen's Website: https://history.princeton.edu/people/stephen-kotkin Stalin: 1878-1928 (Vol 1): https://amzn.to/3NvokpC Stalin: 1929-1941 (Vol 2): https://amzn.to/3wIYqsT PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:17) - Putin and Stalin (21:07) - Putin vs the West (43:59) - Response to Oliver Stone (55:05) - Russian invasion of Ukraine (1:34:33) - Putin's plan for the war (1:42:32) - Henry Kissinger (1:48:26) - Nuclear war (1:59:00) - Parallels to World War II (2:21:45) - China (2:29:54) - World War III (2:37:23) - Navalny (2:41:40) - Meaning of life
25/05/22·2h 49m

#288 – Sarma Melngailis: Bad Vegan

Sarma Melngailis is a chef and restauranteur who was the subject of the Netflix documentary Bad Vegan: Fame, Fraud, Fugitives. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mailgun: https://lexfridman.com/mailgun - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Sarma's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarma Sarma's Instagram: https://instagram.com/sarmamelngailis Sarma's Website: https://sarmaraw.com Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (book): https://amzn.to/3G9pMvs Party of One (book): https://amzn.to/3NtcH2n Beautiful Ruins (book): https://amzn.to/38Cfgkc Darkness Visible (book): https://amzn.to/3tdxoYL Projections (book): https://amzn.to/38DrRDJ Confessions of a Sociopath (book): https://amzn.to/3sM39Ys On Love (book): https://amzn.to/3sS3Orj Dear Reader (book): https://amzn.to/39JPE4M PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:44) - Childhood (12:46) - Films (23:17) - Gifts (32:20) - Favorite food creations (38:31) - Leon: The Pitbull (50:39) - Bad Vegan (1:02:41) - Abusive relationship (1:07:24) - Remorse for employees (1:13:19) - Sociopathy (1:23:44) - How Sarma met Anthony Strangis (1:45:43) - Retrospection (1:58:24) - Johnny Depp and Amber Heard (2:06:17) - Is Anthony Strangis a sociopath? (2:10:24) - What Bad Vegan got wrong (2:27:40) - Darkest personal discovery (2:38:22) - Road trip from hell (2:45:36) - Wild stories (2:54:33) - Prison (3:04:13) - Ghislaine Maxwell (3:19:44) - Running restaurants (3:33:26) - Last meal (3:37:50) - Relationships (3:47:02) - Advice for young people (3:52:16) - Regrets (3:56:01) - Mortality (4:12:04) - Love
23/05/22·4h 21m

#287 – Bobby Lee: Comedy, Skyrim, Sex Robots, Love, Fame, and Power

Bobby Lee is a comedian and co-host of TigerBelly and Bad Friends podcasts. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Brave: https://brave.com/lex - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org/ and use code LEX - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Bobby's Twitter: https://twitter.com/bobbyleelive Bobby's Instagram: https://instagram.com/bobbyleelive TigerBelly Podcast: https://youtube.com/c/TigerBelly TigerBelly Merch: https://thetigerbelly.com Bad Friends Podcast: https://youtube.com/c/BadFriends Bad Friends Merch: http://badfriendsmerch.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:20) - Wedding (13:20) - Video games (18:58) - Grappling (24:03) - Sex robots (27:01) - Khalyla (33:46) - Parenting (44:26) - Darkest moment (52:43) - Fame (1:02:57) - Carlos Mencia (1:09:47) - TigerBelly (1:23:24) - George and Gilbert (1:30:35) - Power (1:43:38) - Meaning of life
20/05/22·1h 45m

#286 – Oliver Stone: Vladimir Putin and War in Ukraine

Oliver Stone is a filmmaker with 3 Oscar wins and 11 Oscar nominations. His films include Platoon, Wall Street, Born on the Fourth of July, Scarface, JFK, Nixon, Alexander, W, Snowden, and documentaries where he has interviewed Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, and Vladimir Putin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Novo: https://novo.co/lex - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Oliver's Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheOliverStone Chasing the Light (book): https://amzn.to/3ywb3J2 A Bright Future (book): https://amzn.to/3yvuGAX PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:35) - Nuclear power (22:33) - Russia and US relations (27:48) - JFK and the Cold War (33:05) - Interviewing Putin (56:44) - Invasion of Ukraine (1:06:01) - Why Putin invaded Ukraine (1:20:25) - Propaganda (1:27:43) - Interviewing Putin in 2022 (1:34:59) - Nuclear war (1:41:09) - Advice on interviewing (1:44:50) - Interviewing Hitler (1:48:11) - Putin interview language barrier (1:49:22) - Love (1:51:17) - Advice to young people (1:54:23) - Mortality (1:55:25) - Regrets (1:57:22) - Meaning of life
17/05/22·1h 59m

#285 – Glenn Loury: Race, Racism, Identity Politics, and Cancel Culture

Glenn Loury is a professor of economics and social sciences at Brown University, and a prominent podcaster and social critic who speaks and writes about race, inequality, and social policy. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $10 in free Bitcoin - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Glenn's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GlennLoury Glenn's Substack: https://glennloury.substack.com Glenn's YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/GlennLouryShow The Anatomy of Racial Inequality (book): https://amzn.to/3N7jmz0 Race, Incarceration, and American Values (book): https://amzn.to/398ywpk PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:12) - Martin Luther King Jr. (16:00) - History of slavery (30:39) - Equality of outcome (47:02) - Math and economics (1:03:17) - Racial groups (1:16:33) - Black patriotism (1:26:26) - MLK and Malcolm X (1:40:07) - Joe Rogan controversy (1:59:23) - Accusation of racism (2:07:08) - Elon Musk and Twitter (2:12:41) - Universities (2:21:19) - Cognitive inequality (2:33:45) - Politics (2:53:10) - Ketanji Brown Jackson (2:59:14) - Thomas Sowell (3:04:28) - Barack Obama (3:23:06) - Mortality (3:35:20) - Meaning of life
14/05/22·3h 38m

#284 – Saifedean Ammous: Bitcoin, Anarchy, and Austrian Economics

Saifedean Ammous is an Austrian economist and author of The Bitcoin Standard and The Fiat Standard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org/ and use code LEX - Scale: https://scale.com/lex - Uncruise: https://uncruise.com/pages/lex - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Saifedean's Twitter: https://twitter.com/saifedean Saifedean's Website: https://saifedean.com The Bitcoin Standard podcast: https://saifedean.com/podcast Books & resources mentioned: The Fiat Standard (book): https://amzn.to/3FmNfsy The Bitcoin Standard (book): https://amzn.to/3LRrcwA The Blocksize War (book): https://amzn.to/3LORQ9o The Theory of Money and Credit (book): https://amzn.to/3ykreZT Human Action (book): https://amzn.to/3w9LzP4 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:53) - Money (20:58) - Gold standard (34:09) - Collective hallucination (39:59) - Austrian vs Keynesian economics (1:12:20) - Free market (1:28:49) - Monarchy (1:34:23) - Fiat money (2:21:13) - SWIFT system (2:34:03) - Bitcoin (2:40:20) - Satoshi Nakamoto (2:48:04) - Criticisms of Bitcoin (3:03:16) - Football/soccer (3:06:58) - Criticisms of Bitcoin continued (3:17:17) - Bitcoin Maximalism (3:29:40) - Proof of stake (3:46:46) - Central bank digital currency (3:57:59) - Michael Malice (4:00:12) - Advice for young people (4:06:21) - Palestine (4:18:00) - Mortality
11/05/22·4h 21m

#283 – Chris Mason: Space Travel, Colonization, and Long-Term Survival in Space

Chris Mason is a professor of genomics, physiology, and biophysics at Cornell, doing research on the long-term effects of space on the human body. He is the author of The Next 500 Years: Engineering Life to Reach New Worlds. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Chris's Twitter: https://twitter.com/mason_lab Chris's Website: http://masonlab.net/ Chris's Company: https://onegevity.com/ The Next 500 Years (book): https://amzn.to/3k9ab4S Reasons and Persons (book): https://amzn.to/3Lrm6a5 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (0:00) - Introduction (7:43) - Human extinction awareness (16:29) - Heat death of the universe (22:05) - Alone in the universe (25:41) - Aliens (33:50) - Entropy goggles (48:04) - Genetics (56:14) - Scott Kelly (1:02:12) - Adapting to space (1:12:13) - Sex in space (1:14:46) - Colonizing planets (1:21:25) - Culture on Mars (1:25:51) - Commercial space flights (1:33:09) - Podcast in space (1:40:43) - Axiom Space (1:42:59) - Designing space experiments (1:49:49) - Robots in space (1:52:30) - Space exploration (1:56:28) - War in space (2:00:05) - Launch toward the Second Sun (2:06:14) - Chlorohumans (2:11:50) - Extreme microbiome project (2:18:17) - Space travel breakthroughs (2:30:15) - Clones (2:36:08) - AI age prediction (2:41:38) - Advice for young people (2:47:56) - Dark times (2:52:19) - Mortality (2:56:37) - Visiting ISS and deep space (2:57:46) - Meaning of life
08/05/22·3h 1m

#282 – David Buss: Sex, Dating, Relationships, and Sex Differences

David Buss is an evolutionary psychologist at UT Austin. He is one of the founders of the field of evolutionary psychology. His current research is on sex differences in mate selection, mate attraction, infidelity, and the emotions of jealousy, lust, and love. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com/startups  - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod  - Roka: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX  - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit  - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex  EPISODE LINKS: David's Twitter: https://twitter.com/profdavidbuss David's Website: https://labs.la.utexas.edu/buss/ When Men Behave Badly (book): https://amzn.to/3y3bRVM The Evolution of Desire (book): https://amzn.to/3kyBdTt Evolutionary Psychology (textbook): https://amzn.to/3LExU9e Derogation of Competitors (research paper): https://bit.ly/38G4LMa PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:04) - Sex vs Violence (14:48) - Mating strategies (26:44) - Social construct of beauty (30:38) - Evolution of mating evaluation (34:40) - Mating selection desires (39:52) - Difficulties of monogamy (46:16) - Importance of male appearance (48:52) - Importance of wealth (52:08) - Penis and breasts (55:59) - Fashion (58:58) - Body objectification (1:06:33) - Wear sunscreen (1:13:29) - Gender (1:30:39) - What motivates humans (1:32:29) - Dominance and submissiveness (1:40:33) - Johnny Depp defamation trial (1:50:24) - Jealousy (1:58:45) - Mate poaching (2:02:58) - Polyamory (2:14:13) - Female vs Male sexuality (2:23:11) - Pornography (2:29:46) - Sex and Violence continued (2:38:55) - Cancel culture (2:50:38) - Elon Musk and Twitter (2:59:02) - Serial killers (3:04:55) - Advice for young people (3:16:57) - Love (3:22:57) - Mortality (3:27:40) - Meaning of life
04/05/22·3h 38m

#281 – Grimes: Music, AI, and the Future of Humanity

Grimes is a musician, artist, singer, songwriter, producer, and director. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Brave: https://brave.com/lex - Novo: https://novo.co/lex - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - Public Goods: https://publicgoods.com/lex and use code LEX to get $15 off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Grimes's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Grimezsz Grimes's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grimes PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:24) - Identity (12:22) - Music production (25:13) - Spotify (29:55) - Experimental music (32:30) - Vision of future (45:04) - Motherhood (1:01:11) - Consciousness (1:16:01) - Love (1:21:52) - Metaverse (1:34:34) - Technology and bureaucracy (1:38:32) - Mortality (1:46:57) - Understanding evil (1:50:55) - Last person on Earth (1:53:33) - Dan Carlin (1:56:03) - Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (2:02:28) - Coolest human invention (2:03:49) - Advice for young people (2:07:01) - Meaning of life
29/04/22·2h 11m

#280 – Cristiano Amon: Qualcomm CEO

Cristiano Amon is the CEO of Qualcomm, world-leader in 5G wireless communication and computation systems inside premium Android phones and other robots. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Scale: https://scale.com/lex - Truebill: https://truebill.com/lex - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Cristiano's Twitter: https://twitter.com/cristianoamon Qualcomm's Website: https://qualcomm.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:43) - Football/soccer (07:38) - Smartphones (10:09) - 5G (26:27) - Snapdragon (32:45) - Apple and Google (37:19) - Future of Qualcomm (48:20) - Autonomous vehicles (50:05) - Robots (52:31) - Chip shortage (56:40) - Lawsuits (1:00:07) - Leadership (1:04:26) - Advice for young people (1:08:17) - Meaning of life
27/04/22·1h 14m

#279 – Alien Debate: Sara Walker and Lee Cronin

Sara Walker is an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist. Lee Cronin is a chemist. This is a conversation and debate about alien life and alien civilizations. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Uncruise: https://uncruise.com/pages/lex - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Sara's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sara_Imari Sara's Website: http://emergence.asu.edu Lee's Twitter: https://twitter.com/leecronin Lee's Website: https://www.chem.gla.ac.uk/cronin Chemify's Website: https://chemify.io PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:47) - Aliens (21:53) - What is life? (29:35) - Assembly theory (52:03) - Math (1:03:45) - Communication with aliens (1:28:38) - Evolution of the universe (1:37:56) - Creating alien life (1:45:29) - Origin of life (1:52:29) - Before the Big Bang (1:59:22) - God (2:09:39) - Goal-directed behavior (2:27:37) - Time (2:35:54) - Free will and imagination (2:51:06) - UFO sightings (2:56:06) - Alien life forms debate (3:11:14) - Robots (3:20:29) - Love and emotion (3:38:55) - Beauty in science (3:49:06) - Random questions (3:58:30) - Advice for young people (4:01:48) - Life on Earth (4:06:12) - Memory
24/04/22·4h 11m

#278 – Skye Fitzgerald: Hunger, War, and Human Suffering

Skye Fitzgerald is a two-time Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, his films include Hunger Ward, Lifeboat, and 50 Feet from Syria. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Skye's Twitter: https://twitter.com/spin_film Skye's Instagram: https://instagram.com/spin_film Hunger Ward (movie): https://hungerward.org Lifeboat (movie): https://lifeboatdocumentary.com 50 Feet from Syria (movie): https://50feetfromsyria.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:34) - World hunger (12:37) - Hunger Ward (35:04) - Language (40:15) - Famine (50:59) - Authoritarianism (57:27) - Storytelling (1:11:01) - Access (1:15:24) - Trust (1:19:06) - Film equipment (1:23:52) - Editing (1:30:21) - Filmmaking (1:43:20) - Favorite Films (1:54:28) - Lifeboat (2:01:53) - Breaking rules (2:04:48) - Fear (2:08:27) - 50 feet from Syria (2:13:24) - Money and distribution (2:21:02) - Advice for young people (2:24:07) - Books (2:26:01) - Darkest moments (2:30:32) - Meaning of life (2:32:30) - Mortality
20/04/22·2h 34m

#277 – Andrew Huberman: Focus, Stress, Relationships, and Friendship

Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist at Stanford and host of the Huberman Lab Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Brave: https://brave.com/lex - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Andrew's YouTube: https://youtube.com/AndrewHubermanLab Huberman Lab Podcast: https://hubermanlab.com Andrew's Twitter: https://twitter.com/hubermanlab Andrew's Instagram: https://instagram.com/hubermanlab PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:25) - Diet (17:30) - Attribution in science (20:11) - Rick Rubin (27:57) - Mental states (42:38) - Controversial guests (55:19) - Karl Deisseroth (59:34) - Difficult conversations (1:06:36) - Big guests (1:20:22) - Academia (1:27:23) - Freedom of speech (1:38:26) - If by Rudyard Kipling (1:45:37) - Music (1:51:16) - Public speaking (2:10:11) - Non-sleep deep rest (2:24:32) - Focus (2:34:52) - Stress and anxiety (2:54:48) - Sauna (3:06:14) - Sex (3:14:07) - Love and relationships
17/04/22·3h 31m

#276 – Michael Saylor: Bitcoin, Inflation, and the Future of Money

Michael Saylor is the CEO of MicroStrategy and a prominent holder and proponent of Bitcoin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Scale: https://scale.com/lex - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $10 in free Bitcoin - Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get $9.95 a month for 6 months - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX EPISODE LINKS: Michael's Twitter: https://twitter.com/saylor MicroStrategy: https://microstrategy.com/ Michael's Book: https://amzn.to/37J2iA0 Book mentioned: https://amzn.to/3jwsIaP PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:09) - Grading our understanding (19:27) - Inflation (39:03) - Government (1:00:13) - War and power (1:11:23) - Dematerializing information (1:42:45) - Digital energy and assets (1:54:23) - Oil barrel vs Bitcoin (2:03:43) - Layers of Bitcoin (2:20:53) - Bitcoin's role during wartime (2:25:37) - Jack Dorsey (2:41:58) - Bitcoin conflict of interest (2:48:39) - Satoshi Nakamoto (2:54:04) - Volatility (3:06:30) - Bitcoin price (3:18:46) - Twitter verification (3:27:42) - Second best crypto (3:33:24) - Dogecoin (3:37:57) - Elon Musk (3:43:26) - Advice for young people (3:54:54) - Mortality (3:57:59) - Meaning of life
14/04/22·4h 2m

#275 – Rick Rubin: Legendary Music Producer

Rick Rubin is one of the greatest music producers of all time, working with many of the greats including Beastie Boys, Eminem, Metallica, LL Cool J, Kanye West, Slayer, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Dixie Chicks, Aerosmith, Adele, Danzig, Red Hot Chili Peppers, System of a Down, Jay-Z, Black Sabbath. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Lambda: https://lambdalabs.com/lex - Theragun: https://therabody.com/lex to get 30 day trial - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Rick's Twitter: https://twitter.com/RickRubin Broken Record Podcast: https://bit.ly/3j7BFXZ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:46) - Nietzsche and music (18:47) - Rick's approach with artists (30:10) - Beautiful simplicity in music (33:54) - Marvin Gaye (43:09) - Best album of all time (47:02) - Paul McCartney (49:08) - Ideas (51:30) - Rebellion and conformity (56:18) - Fitness (59:27) - Johnny Cash (1:09:23) - Tom Waits (1:14:01) - Lyrics vs rhythm (1:18:48) - Johnny Cash continued (1:20:47) - Beastie Boys (1:27:09) - Depression (1:31:31) - Art vs Business (1:40:18) - Art of conversation (1:56:52) - Rick's podcast (2:00:02) - Advice for young people (2:04:07) - Mortality (2:06:42) - Meaning of life
10/04/22·3h 27m

#274 – Karl Deisseroth: Depression, Schizophrenia, and Psychiatry

Karl Deisseroth is a professor of bioengineering, psychiatry, and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Karl's Twitter: https://twitter.com/karldeisseroth Karl's Website: https://web.stanford.edu/group/dlab Projections (book): https://amzn.to/3NKmdiJ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:58) - Mental disorders (15:31) - Intelligence (18:10) - James Joyce (26:47) - Writing (30:11) - Projections (33:46) - Translation (36:17) - Poetry (45:00) - Love (50:34) - Psychiatry (53:46) - Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung (1:02:30) - Data in cells (1:06:33) - Optogenetics (1:22:01) - Neuralink (1:34:49) - Psychedelics (1:41:13) - Depression (1:56:38) - Talk therapy and psychoanalysis (2:00:19) - Good Will Hunting (2:10:55) - Darkest moments (2:12:26) - Suicide (2:29:31) - Autism (2:49:09) - Schizophrenia (3:00:18) - Why we cry (3:07:30) - Consciousness (3:22:01) - Mortality (3:23:41) - Meaning of life
07/04/22·3h 27m

#273 – Chris Blattman: War and Violence

Chris Blattman is a professor at the University of Chicago studying the causes and consequences of violence and war. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Truebill: https://truebill.com/lex - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Chris's Twitter: https://twitter.com/cblatts Chris's Website: https://chrisblattman.com Why We Fight (book): https://amzn.to/3702fjb PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:49) - What is war? (17:59) - Justification for war (40:47) - War in Ukraine (1:24:16) - Nuclear war (1:35:36) - Drug cartels (1:52:19) - Joseph Kony (1:58:23) - World Wars (2:05:31) - Civil wars (2:12:05) - Israeli–Palestinian conflict (2:20:49) - China vs USA (2:26:58) - Love (2:33:23) - Hard data (2:40:58) - Mortality (2:46:04) - Advice for young people (2:50:45) - Tyler Cowen
03/04/22·2h 54m

#272 – Brett Johnson: US Most Wanted Cybercriminal

Brett Johnson was a US Most Wanted cybercriminal, called the Original Internet Godfather by US Secret Service for building the the first organized cybercrime community called ShadowCrew, which was the precursor to today's darknet and darknet markets. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Public Goods: https://publicgoods.com/lex and use code LEX to get $15 off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Brett's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GOllumfun Brett's Website: https://anglerphish.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:47) - Early years (43:05) - Phishing and social engineering (1:01:09) - SolarWinds cyberattack (1:06:56) - Future social engineering fears (1:09:37) - Early cybercrimes (1:22:10) - Cybercrime entrepreneurship (1:25:39) - ShadowCrew (1:56:42) - Dark web (2:05:29) - ShadowCrew arrested (2:17:28) - Cybercrime (2:22:34) - Love (2:54:39) - Prison (3:22:50) - Life after prison (3:44:39) - Advice for young people (3:46:03) - Hope for the future (3:49:32) - Meaning of life
27/03/22·3h 53m

#271 – Ariel Ekblaw: Space Colonization and Self-Assembling Space Megastructures

Ariel Ekblaw is the director of the MIT Space Exploration Initiative. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $10 in free Bitcoin - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Ariel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ariel_ekblaw MIT Space Exploration Initiative: https://media.mit.edu/groups/space-exploration Books and resources mentioned: Into the Anthropocosmos (book): https://amzn.to/3CUIchM Seveneves (book): https://amzn.to/36ipd4O Endurance (book): https://amzn.to/3CYdKDJ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:51) - Space exploration (15:58) - Swarm robotics and self-assembling space habitats (33:39) - Microgravity (37:56) - Deep duration space missions (43:06) - Extraterrestrial life (49:29) - Music and sports in space (56:08) - Colonizing space (1:03:28) - War in space (1:08:02) - Robots in space (1:22:43) - Commercial space exploration (1:26:21) - Future of space exploration (1:34:07) - Beauty of the universe (1:39:03) - Space cities (1:44:44) - Advice for young people (1:48:04) - Consciousness (1:49:50) - Meaning of life
23/03/22·1h 52m

#270 – David Wolpe: Judaism

David Wolpe is a Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: David's Twitter: https://twitter.com/RabbiWolpe David's Instagram: https://instagram.com/davidjwolpe David: The Divided Heart (book): https://amzn.to/3I5cFut Why Faith Matters (book): https://amzn.to/3i7qZrT PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (14:57) - Who is God? (21:13) - Atheism (33:11) - Holocaust (38:45) - Evil (43:57) - Nihilism (47:42) - Judaism (56:36) - Marriage (1:00:27) - The Torah (1:04:33) - Gay marriage (1:13:40) - Super Bowl (1:21:34) - Religious texts (1:27:20) - Exodus (1:31:15) - Free will (1:35:23) - Consciousness (1:44:06) - Suffering (1:48:04) - Mortality (1:52:42) - Finding faith (2:00:26) - Israel and Palestine (2:07:44) - Advice for young people (2:11:04) - Books (2:14:45) - Meaning of life
16/03/22·2h 17m

#269 – Lee Cronin: Origin of Life, Aliens, Complexity, and Consciousness

Lee Cronin is a chemist at the University of Glasgow. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Paperspace: https://gradient.run/lex to get $15 credit - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Lee's Twitter: https://twitter.com/leecronin Lee's Website: https://www.chem.gla.ac.uk/cronin/ Chemify's Website: https://chemify.io PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:31) - Life and chemistry (21:56) - Self-replicating molecules (32:19) - Origin of life (48:45) - Life on Mars (53:49) - Aliens (1:00:30) - Origin of life continued (1:07:24) - Fermi Paradox (1:17:04) - UFOs (1:25:25) - Science and authority (1:31:28) - Pickle experiment (1:34:23) - Assembly theory (2:17:22) - Free will (2:28:37) - Cellular automata (2:52:08) - Chemputation (3:09:23) - Universal programming language for chemistry (3:22:34) - Chemputer safety (3:35:15) - Automated engineering of nanomaterials (3:44:15) - Consciousness (3:53:48) - Joscha Bach (4:05:04) - Meaning of life
11/03/22·4h 12m

#268 – Robert Proctor: Nazi Science and Ideology

Robert Proctor is a historian of science at Stanford University. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Theragun: https://therabody.com/lex to get 30 day trial - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Robert's Website: https://history.stanford.edu/people/robert-n-proctor The Nazi War on Cancer (book): https://amzn.to/3hjYzdZ Agnotology (book): https://amzn.to/3viS8A1 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:40) - Ideology and science (21:14) - Wernher von Braun (28:21) - The scientific process (38:23) - Censorship (47:37) - Anthony Fauci (52:47) - Courage in science (1:00:07) - Tobacco industry (1:23:52) - Nazi medicine (1:34:02) - The Nazi War on Cancer (1:39:14) - Science funding (1:50:08) - Ignorance (1:57:49) - Ideology in academia (2:04:09) - Human origins (2:14:02) - Hobbies (2:21:19) - Diversity in the universe (2:24:54) - Stones (2:33:49) - Conspiracy theories (2:37:59) - Nazi impact on Soviet science (2:43:14) - Nazi tobacco industry's denial campaign (2:47:30) - Hope for the future (2:50:04) - Meaning of life
05/03/22·2h 55m

#267 – Mark Zuckerberg: Meta, Facebook, Instagram, and the Metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg is CEO of Meta, formerly Facebook. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Paperspace: https://gradient.run/lex to get $15 credit - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $5 in free Bitcoin - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Mark's Facebook: https://facebook.com/zuck Mark's Instagram: https://instagram.com/zuck Meta AI: https://ai.facebook.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (11:29) - Metaverse (31:06) - Identity in Metaverse (43:15) - Security (47:40) - Social Dilemma (1:09:46) - Instagram whistleblower (1:14:31) - Social media and mental health (1:19:56) - Censorship (1:37:05) - Translation (1:44:40) - Advice for young people (1:50:28) - Daughters (1:53:16) - Mortality (1:57:49) - Question for God (2:00:55) - Meaning of life
26/02/22·2h 5m

#266 – Nicole Perlroth: Cybersecurity and the Weapons of Cyberwar

Nicole Perlroth is a cybersecurity journalist and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Nicole's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nicoleperlroth Nicole's Website: https://nytimes.com/by/nicole-perlroth Nicole's Book: https://amzn.to/3sOQjrs PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:54) - Zero-day vulnerability (12:55) - History of hackers (27:47) - Interviewing hackers (31:49) - Ransomware attack (44:33) - Cyberwar (57:41) - Cybersecurity (1:06:48) - Social engineering (1:23:41) - Snowden and whistleblowers (1:33:11) - NSA (1:42:58) - Fear for cyberattacks (1:50:29) - Self-censorship (1:54:50) - Advice for young people (2:00:07) - Hope for the future
20/02/22·2h 7m

#265 – Devon Larratt: Arm Wrestling

Devon Larratt is a professional arm wrestler, widely considered to be one of the best of all time. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Allform: https://allform.com/lex to get 20% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: Devon's Instagram: https://instagram.com/devlarratt Devon's YouTube: https://youtube.com/devlarratt Devon's Facebook: https://facebook.com/devon.larratt.5 Devon's Website: https://nolimitsarmwrestling.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:42) - Over the Top and John Brzenk (18:15) - Strength vs skill vs strategy (42:38) - Denis Cyplenkov (1:11:44) - Jodi Larratt (1:15:45) - Canadian Special Forces (1:20:19) - Arm wrestling (1:27:03) - Freedom arm wrestling (1:38:36) - Diet (1:46:00) - Devon vs The Mountain (1:57:30) - Mortality (2:03:03) - Aliens and robots
16/02/22·

#264 – Tim Urban: Elon Musk, Neuralink, AI, Aliens, and the Future of Humanity

Tim Urban is the author and illustrator of the popular blog 'Wait But Why'. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get $9.95 a month for 6 months - Paperspace: https://gradient.run/lex to get $15 credit - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $5 in free Bitcoin - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Tim's Twitter: https://twitter.com/waitbutwhy Tim's Website: https://waitbutwhy.com Tim's Instagram: https://instagram.com/timurban PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (14:54) - Aliens (23:08) - The pencil problem (29:53) - Food abundance (31:57) - Extinction of human civilization (37:15) - Future politics of Mars (44:15) - SpaceX (50:15) - Elon Musk (1:15:43) - Nuclear power (1:20:09) - The higher mind (1:24:53) - Echo chambers and idea labs (1:28:05) - How our brain processes film and music (1:31:19) - Neuralink (1:39:33) - Future of physical interactions (1:43:44) - AI (1:51:04) - Free speech (1:55:07) - How to read more (2:01:49) - Spaced repetition (2:05:52) - Procrastination (2:32:44) - Goals for the future (2:38:02) - Meaning of life
13/02/22·2h 43m

#263 – John Abramson: Big Pharma

John Abramson is faculty at Harvard Medical School and a family physician for over two decades. He's the author of the new book Sickening about how big pharma broke American healthcare and how we can fix it. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Noom: https://trynoom.com/lex - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: John's Website: https://hcp.hms.harvard.edu/people/john-david-abramson Sickening (book): https://amzn.to/3gsVHef Overdosed America (book): https://amzn.to/3LmrWKn PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (14:29) - Biggest problem with big pharma (23:30) - Advertising (43:22) - Corruption (59:38) - Pfizer vaccine data (1:08:30) - Vaccine profits (1:19:25) - Censorship (1:40:11) - FDA (1:48:45) - NIH (1:57:42) - Live longer (2:01:13) - Medications (2:09:37) - Doctors (2:13:44) - Advice for young people (2:14:40) - Big pharma's influence (2:19:24) - Mortality (2:21:15) - Meaning of life
11/02/22·2h 24m

#262 – Garry Nolan: UFOs and Aliens

Garry Nolan is a professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. His research is in microbiology, immunology, bio-computation, and analysis of UFO artifacts, materials, and reports of UFO encounters. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Garry's Twitter: https://twitter.com/GarryPNolan Nolan Lab's Website: https://web.stanford.edu/group/nolan/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:41) - Biology (13:45) - Alien civilizations (17:49) - UFO encounters (54:50) - Atacama skeleton (1:02:07) - UFO materials (1:13:29) - Jacques Vallee (1:17:37) - UFO data (1:28:43) - Alien hardware in US possession (1:33:20) - Bob Lazar (1:36:15) - Avi Loeb and Oumuamua (1:40:17) - Advice for young people (1:47:05) - Meaning of life
06/02/22·1h 50m

#261 – Philip Goff: Consciousness, Panpsychism, and the Philosophy of Mind

Philip Goff is a philosopher of mind and consciousness at Durham University and author of Galileo's Error. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Philip's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Philip_Goff Philip's Website: http://www.philipgoffphilosophy.com/ Galileo's Error (book): https://amzn.to/3ustY5B Consciousness and Fundamental Reality (book): https://amzn.to/3ojldH1 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:40) - Conscious matter (41:06) - Death, mystical experiences and collective consciousness (51:30) - The authority of expertise (1:12:27) - Panpsychism and physics (1:41:11) - Suffering, zombies and illusion (2:13:57) - JRE podcast recap (2:25:33) - Free will (2:43:12) - Are we living in a simulation? (2:47:04) - Meaning of life
03/02/22·2h 53m

#260 – Georges St-Pierre, John Danaher & Gordon Ryan: The Greatest of All Time

Georges St-Pierre is an MMA fighter. John Danaher is a martial arts coach. Gordon Ryan is a submission grappler. Each are considered by many to be the greatest of all time in each of their respective disciplines. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Calm: https://www.calm.com/lex to get 40% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Georges's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/georgesstpierre/ John's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danaherjohn/ Gordon's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gordonlovesjiujitsu/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:35) - Success (22:35) - Trash talk (25:42) - Doubt (34:06) - Emotions (46:01) - Gordon's beef with André Galvão (50:11) - Diet (1:00:12) - Training (1:28:21) - Human nature and combat sports (1:39:34) - MMA vs Grappling (1:48:53) - Gordon Ryan vs Felipe Pena (1:52:40) - GSP and shoot boxing (2:03:56) - GSP vs Khabib (2:11:56) - Pankration (2:15:08) - Effective grappling and takedowns (2:30:40) - Aliens and Mars (2:47:20) - Robots (2:51:15) - Advice for young people
30/01/22·

#259 – Thomas Tull: From Batman Dark Knight Trilogy to AI and the Rolling Stones

Thomas Tull is founder of Legendary Entertainment, Tulco, part-owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, and guitarist for the band Ghost Hounds. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Paperspace: https://gradient.run/lex to get $15 credit - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Tulco: https://tulcoholdings.com/ Ghost Hounds: https://www.ghosthounds.com/ Pittsburgh Steelers: https://www.steelers.com/ Legendary Entertainment: https://www.legendary.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:14) - Legendary Entertainment (23:56) - James Cameron (25:50) - Storytelling (36:02) - Allure of movies (39:56) - Future of American industries (58:48) - Tulco (1:03:58) - Intellectual honest and life lessons (1:14:30) - Colossal (1:18:28) - Warren Buffet (1:27:10) - The Rolling Stones (1:45:20) - Greatest guitarist (1:53:33) - Thomas Tull's music (2:03:00) - Football (2:13:56) - Advice for young people (2:19:42) - Mortality and death
26/01/22·2h 23m

#258 – Yann LeCun: Dark Matter of Intelligence and Self-Supervised Learning

Yann LeCun is the Chief AI Scientist at Meta, professor at NYU, Turing Award winner, and one of the seminal researchers in the history of machine learning. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Public Goods: https://publicgoods.com/lex and use code LEX to get $15 off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Yann's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ylecun Yann's Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yann.lecun Yann's Website: http://yann.lecun.com/ Books and resources mentioned: Self-supervised learning (article): https://bit.ly/3Aau1DQ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:58) - Self-supervised learning (17:17) - Vision vs language (23:08) - Statistics (28:55) - Three challenges of machine learning (34:45) - Chess (42:47) - Animals and intelligence (52:31) - Data augmentation (1:13:51) - Multimodal learning (1:25:40) - Consciousness (1:30:25) - Intrinsic vs learned ideas (1:34:37) - Fear of death (1:42:29) - Artificial Intelligence (1:56:18) - Facebook AI Research (2:12:56) - NeurIPS (2:29:08) - Complexity (2:37:33) - Music (2:42:28) - Advice for young people
22/01/22·2h 51m

#257 – Brian Keating: Cosmology, Astrophysics, Aliens & Losing the Nobel Prize

Brian Keating is an experimental physicist at the UCSD, author of Losing the Nobel Prize, and host of the Into the Impossible podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Brian's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrBrianKeating Brian's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/DrBrianKeating Books and resources mentioned: Losing the Nobel Prize: https://amzn.to/3E6GSHI Into the Impossible: https://amzn.to/3Fb6F2E PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:46) - Telescope (12:10) - Beginning of the universe (32:23) - Science and the Soviet Union (37:49) - What it's like to be a scientist (56:45) - Age of the universe (59:37) - Expansion of the universe (1:07:37) - Gravitational waves (1:10:49) - BICEP (1:36:05) - Nobel prize (1:59:06) - Joe Rogan (2:06:21) - Recognition in science (2:14:30) - Curiosity (2:22:18) - Losing the Nobel Prize (2:35:13) - Galileo Galilei (2:54:00) - Eric Weinstein (3:12:21) - Scientific community (3:30:02) - James Webb telescope (3:35:01) - Panspermia (3:38:32) - Origin of life (3:43:59) - Aliens (3:49:41) - Death and purpose (3:53:53) - God (3:59:49) - Power
18/01/22·4h 6m

#256 – Nationalism Debate: Yaron Brook and Yoram Hazony

Yaron Brook is an objectivist. Yoram Hazony is a national conservative. This is a conversation and debate about national conservatism vs individualism. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Noom: https://trynoom.com/lex - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX to get a free security camera - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Yaron's Twitter: https://twitter.com/yaronbrook Yaron's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/ybrook Yoram's Twitter: https://twitter.com/yhazony Yoram's Website: https://www.yoramhazony.org/ Yaron Brook's Books: In Pursuit of Wealth: https://amzn.to/3qmXuGo Equal Is Unfair: https://amzn.to/3FopKOV Yoram Hazony's Books: Conservatism: https://amzn.to/3sv0Nhe The Virtue of Nationalism: https://amzn.to/3mtxqs6 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:11) - Conservatism (15:07) - Importance of history (27:09) - Rationalism vs empiricism (32:39) - Communism (40:43) - Otto von Bismarck (45:04) - Edmund Burke and the French Revolution (49:52) - USA's founding fathers (1:02:47) - Founding documents (1:24:36) - Cohesion and Individualism (1:45:29) - Love and relationships (1:53:41) - Individual freedom (2:08:08) - Having children (2:21:54) - Reason vs emotions (2:28:44) - Nationalism (2:40:56) - Finding love (2:52:44) - Hope for the future (2:58:08) - Meaning of life
15/01/22·3h 4m

#255 – Mark Normand: Comedy!

Mark Normand is a stand-up comedian. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order EPISODE LINKS: Mark's Twitter: https://twitter.com/marknorm Mark's YouTube: https://youtube.com/c/marknormand Out to Lunch (special): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDolNU89SXI The Standups: Season 3 (Netflix): https://www.netflix.com/title/80175685 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:45) - Love (11:51) - Childhood in New Orleans (26:37) - New York (35:11) - LA vs NY (44:25) - Advice for new comedians (58:57) - Crafting jokes (1:00:59) - Norm Macdonald (1:08:32) - Favorite medium (1:12:43) - Austin (1:19:04) - Sending people to space (1:20:37) - Robots with human emotion (1:24:08) - Self-driving vehicles (1:28:15) - Future of human interaction (1:32:22) - Advice for young people (1:36:22) - Rapid random questions (1:54:09) - Meaning of life
08/01/22·1h 58m

#254 – Jay Bhattacharya: The Case Against Lockdowns

Jay Bhattacharya is a professor of medicine at Stanford University and co-author of the Great Barrington Declaration. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $5 in free Bitcoin - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Jay's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrJBhattacharya Great Barrington Declaration: https://gbdeclaration.org/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:18) - How deadly is Covid? (39:48) - Covid vs Influenza (45:42) - Francis Collins email to Fauci (1:06:19) - Francis Collins (1:13:48) - Vaccine safety and efficacy (1:20:46) - Vaccine hesitancy (1:37:21) - Great Barrington Declaration and lockdowns (1:53:39) - Focused Protection (2:15:31) - Fear (2:19:57) - Advice for young people (2:24:56) - Fear of death (2:26:53) - Meaning of life
04/01/22·2h 28m

#253 – Michael Malice: New Year’s Special

Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, author, and anarchist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - FightCamp: https://joinfightcamp.com/lex to get free shipping - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - Sunbasket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Michael's Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelmalice Michael's Community: https://malice.locals.com/ Michael's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5tj5QCpJKIl-KIa4Gib5Xw Michael's Website: http://michaelmalice.com/about/ Your Welcome podcast: https://bit.ly/30q8oz1 Books & resources mentioned: The Anarchist Handbook (book): https://amzn.to/3yUb2f0 The New Right (book): https://amzn.to/34gxLo3 Dear Reader (book): https://amzn.to/2HPPlHS The Idiot (book): https://amzn.to/3zdHdHH Six-Word Memoirs (book): https://amzn.to/3zg51uv PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:07) - Truth, goodness, and beauty (19:35) - Save one life (26:26) - Jeffrey Epstein (45:21) - Jeffrey Epstein and Bill Clinton (51:33) - Christmas and New Years for Russians (58:14) - Russian cynicism and suffering (1:05:52) - Gift exchange (1:18:48) - Michael's move to Austin (1:24:14) - The Anarchist Handbook (1:30:46) - Ghislaine Maxwell (1:35:20) - Jeffrey Epstein (1:37:34) - Lex's move to Austin (1:46:21) - Elon Musk (1:49:31) - Writing The White Pill (1:54:18) - Camus (1:59:16) - Writing The White Pill continued (2:04:34) - New Year's resolutions (2:18:09) - 2024 elections (2:30:38) - National divorce (2:45:15) - Joe Rogan and Bret Weinstein vs Sam Harris (2:54:26) - Conversation with CEO of Pfizer (3:07:59) - Anthony Fauci (3:13:28) - Advice for young people (3:23:30) - Wife and kids (3:28:57) - Immortality
31/12/21·3h 32m

#252 – Elon Musk: SpaceX, Mars, Tesla Autopilot, Self-Driving, Robotics, and AI

Elon Musk is CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, and Boring Company. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - ButcherBox: https://butcherbox.com/lex to get offers & discounts - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Elon's Twitter: https://twitter.com/elonmusk PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:38) - Elon singing (08:26) - SpaceX human spaceflight (15:12) - Starship (23:48) - Quitting is not in my nature (25:23) - Thinking process (34:56) - Humans on Mars (40:27) - Colonizing Mars (44:13) - Wormholes (48:50) - Forms of government on Mars (55:54) - Smart contracts (57:24) - Dogecoin (58:55) - Cryptocurrency and Money (1:05:04) - Bitcoin vs Dogecoin (1:07:47) - Satoshi Nakamoto (1:10:10) - Tesla Autopilot (1:13:16) - Tesla Self-Driving (1:25:19) - Neural networks (1:34:16) - When will Tesla solve self-driving? (1:36:19) - Tesla FSD v11 (1:43:53) - Tesla Bot (1:54:33) - History (2:02:24) - Putin (2:08:04) - Meme Review (2:22:29) - Stand-up comedy (2:24:03) - Rick and Morty (2:25:42) - Advice for young people (2:33:39) - Love (2:36:33) - Meaning of life
28/12/21·2h 39m

#251 – Ray Dalio: Money, Power, and the Collapse of Empires

Ray Dalio is an investor, author, and founder of Bridgewater Associates. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org/ and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Ray's Twitter: https://twitter.com/RayDalio Ray's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/raydalio Books & resources mentioned: Ray's books: https://amzn.to/3swN5uw Ray's free personality test: https://principlesyou.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:14) - Money or power (11:50) - Big Cycle (31:43) - Collapse of the American Empire (40:10) - War (43:18) - Xi Jinping (49:21) - Importance of freedoms (55:24) - Democracy's vulnerability (58:49) - Communism's vulnerability (1:05:50) - Vladimir Putin (1:09:55) - Understanding China (1:17:23) - Henry Kissinger (1:27:44) - Elon Musk and Dogecoin (1:29:41) - How to take notes (1:33:24) - Advice for young people (1:37:30) - Hope for humanity
25/12/21·1h 40m

#250 – Peter Wang: Python and the Source Code of Humans, Computers, and Reality

Peter Wang is the co-founder & CEO of Anaconda and one of the most impactful leaders and developers in the Python community. Also, he is a physicist and philosopher. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Quip: https://getquip.com/lex to get first refill free - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org/ and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k - Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Peter's Twitter: https://twitter.com/pwang Anaconda's Website: https://www.anaconda.com/ Books & resources mentioned: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (book): https://amzn.to/3EnCELK Lila (book): https://amzn.to/30VKIpE PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:49) - Python (10:20) - Programming language design (30:22) - Virtuality (40:22) - Human layers (47:21) - Life (52:45) - Origin of ideas (55:17) - Eric Weinstein (1:00:16) - Human source code (1:04:13) - Love (1:18:32) - AI (1:31:55) - Meaning crisis (1:54:28) - Travis Oliphant (2:00:53) - Python continued (2:30:36) - Best setup (2:37:54) - Advice for the youth (2:46:28) - Meaning of Life
23/12/21·2h 53m

#249 – Albert Bourla: Pfizer CEO

Albert Bourla is the Chairman and CEO of Pfizer. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off - Hunter Douglas: https://www.hunterdouglas.com/lex to get a free design guide - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Albert's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlbertBourla Pfizer's Website: https://www.pfizer.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:08) - Clinical trials (26:12) - Trust (45:59) - Safety (56:16) - Booster shots (59:09) - Mandates (1:05:39) - Antivirals (1:10:38) - Hope for future
18/12/21·1h 14m

#248 – Norman Naimark: Genocide, Stalin, Hitler, Mao, and Absolute Power

Norman Naimark is a historian at Stanford, specializing in the history of genocide. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $5 in free Bitcoin - Quip: https://getquip.com/lex to get first refill free - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Norman's Website: https://history.stanford.edu/people/norman-naimark Stalin's Genocides (book): https://amzn.to/3oO0Hzb Stalin and the Fate of Europe (book): https://amzn.to/3pLbWrk Books & resources mentioned: The Origins of Totalitarianism (book): https://amzn.to/3oNDSvA Man's Search for Meaning (book): https://amzn.to/3pMzs7d Radio Majdanek (Research Paper): https://bit.ly/3GxPEAb PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:08) - Stalin and absolute power (21:05) - Dictators and genocide (45:31) - What is genocide (55:38) - Human nature and suffering (1:25:23) - Mao's Great Leap Forward (1:32:37) - North Korea (1:36:30) - Our role in fighting against atrocities (1:45:26) - China (1:49:35) - Hopes for the future and technology (2:04:28) - Advice for young people (2:07:15) - Love and tragedy
13/12/21·2h 25m

#247 – Jamie Metzl: Lab Leak Theory

Jamie Metzl is an author specializing in topics of genetic engineering, biotechnology, and geopolitics. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - NI: https://www.ni.com/perspectives - GiveDirectly: https://givedirectly.org/lex to get gift matched up to $300 - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Jamie's Twitter: https://twitter.com/JamieMetzl Jamie's Website: https://jamiemetzl.com/ Jamie's lab leak blog post: https://jamiemetzl.com/origins-of-sars-cov-2/ Hacking Darwin (book): https://amzn.to/3lLqLsM PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:44) - Lab leak (1:06:18) - Gain-of-function research (1:15:49) - Anthony Fauci (1:25:31) - Francis Collins (1:30:13) - Joe Rogan, Brett Weinstein, and Sam Harris (2:00:10) - Xi Jinping (2:14:41) - Patient Zero (2:27:55) - WHO (2:51:45) - Government transparency (3:13:45) - Likelihood of a cover-up (3:15:34) - Future of reproduction (3:51:12) - Jon Stewart (3:56:31) - Joe Rogan and Sanjay Gupta (4:21:36) - Ultramarathons (4:31:38) - Chocolate (4:39:51) - One Shared World (4:54:54) - Hope for the future
08/12/21·5h 1m

#246 – Peter Woit: Theories of Everything and Why String Theory is Not Even Wrong

Peter Woit is a theoretical physicist, mathematician, critic of string theory, and author of the popular science blog Not Even Wrong. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - The Prisoner Wine Company: https://theprisonerwine.com/lex to get 20% off & free shipping - Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit - Sunbasket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: Peter's website: http://www.math.columbia.edu/~woit/ Peter's blog: https://bit.ly/3xCwm9F Not Even Wrong (book): https://amzn.to/3peDzZs Quantum Theory, Groups, and Representations (book): https://amzn.to/316iAjf Love and Math (book): https://amzn.to/3If7B8m The Second Creation (book): https://amzn.to/3rlWzIu PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:22) - Physics vs mathematics (21:51) - Beauty of mathematics (43:42) - String theory (1:12:15) - Theory of everything (1:32:23) - Twistor theory and spinors (1:48:50) - Nobel Prize likelihood for theory of everything (1:52:36) - Simulating physics (1:56:07) - Sci-Fi, aliens and space (2:05:19) - Responsibility of scientists
03/12/21·2h 23m

#245 – Tom Brands: Iowa Wrestling

Tom Brands is an Olympic and World Champion in freestyle wrestling and the head wrestling coach at the University of Iowa. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - FightCamp: https://joinfightcamp.com/lex to get free shipping - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Theragun: https://therabody.com/lex to get 30 day trial - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org/ and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k EPISODE LINKS: Tom's Twitter: https://twitter.com/tombrandshawk Hawkeyes' Website: https://hawkeyesports.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (10:08) - Motivation (24:08) - Mental toughness (28:36) - Weight cutting (30:24) - Olympic dreams (35:20) - 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta (38:24) - Brother (43:36) - Champion mindset (49:36) - Beyond limits (54:37) - Faith (56:06) - Family (1:00:11) - Brands vs Brands
30/11/21·1h 3m

#244 – Robert Crews: Afghanistan, Taliban, Bin Laden, and War in the Middle East

Robert Crews is a historian at Stanford, specializing in Afghanistan, Russia, Islam, Central Asia, and South Asia. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - MUD\WTR: https://mudwtr.com/lex and use code LEX to get 5% off - Ten Thousand: https://www.tenthousand.cc/ and use code LEX to get 15% off - Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Robert's Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertCrews22 Robert's Stanford page: https://profiles.stanford.edu/robert-crews Afghan Modern (book): https://amzn.to/3nYL5rX PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:42) - U.S. invasion of Afghanistan (21:30) - September 11 (39:05) - Bin Laden (1:14:35) - Withdrawal of U.S. troops (2:06:47) - War (2:18:01) - Leadership (2:34:11) - Afghan people (2:43:40) - Rumi
28/11/21·2h 49m

#243 – Kevin Systrom: Instagram

Kevin Systrom is the co-founder and former CEO of Instagram. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Theragun: https://therabody.com/lex to get 30 day trial - NI: https://www.ni.com/perspectives - GiveWell: https://www.givewell.org/ and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - Fundrise: https://fundrise.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Kevin's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kevin/ Kevin's Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevin Kevin's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinsystrom PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:26) - Origin of Instagram (50:33) - New social networks (1:09:38) - Selling Instagram to Facebook (1:32:40) - Features (1:36:47) - Facebook (2:13:28) - Whistleblower (2:24:47) - Machine learning (2:34:45) - Advice for startups (2:40:37) - Money (2:46:37) - Love (2:48:54) - Meaning of life
23/11/21·2h 52m

#242 – Ben Askren: Wrestling and MMA

Ben Askren is a wrestler and MMA fighter, former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight champion, a two-time NCAA wrestling champion and four-time finalist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com/startups to get up to $1000 off team plan - NI: https://www.ni.com/perspectives - Onnit: https://lexfridman.com/onnit to get up to 10% off - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Ben's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Benaskren Ben's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/benaskren/ Ben's Website: https://www.benaskren.com/ Ben's Wrestling Academy: https://awawisconsin.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (06:59) - Woodley vs Jake Paul boxing match (10:48) - Askren vs Jake Paul boxing match (13:23) - Jordan Burroughs and Kyle Dake (24:37) - Askren vs Burroughs charity match (29:21) - Champion mentality and handling losses (43:40) - Future interest in competition (53:09) - Askren's early career (1:03:58) - Robots wrestling (1:18:39) - Olympics (1:24:46) - Dagestan wrestling (1:30:51) - Askren Wrestling Academy (1:46:32) - Khabib Nurmagomedov (1:53:08) - 2020 Olympics (1:54:49) - Wrestling dominance in MMA
20/11/21·2h 21m

#241 – Boris Sofman: Waymo, Cozmo, Self-Driving Cars, and the Future of Robotics

Boris Sofman is the Senior Director Of Engineering and Head of Trucking at Waymo, formerly the Google Self-Driving Car project. He was also the CEO and co-founder of Anki, a home robotics company. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Boris's Twitter: https://twitter.com/bsofman Boris's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bsofman Waymo's Twitter: https://twitter.com/waymo Waymo's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/waymo Waymo's Website: https://waymo.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:32) - Robots in science fiction (13:13) - Cozmo (38:28) - AI companions (45:23) - Anki (1:10:56) - Waymo Via (1:42:34) - Sensor suites for long haul trucking (1:52:30) - Machine learning (2:10:26) - Waymo vs Tesla (2:21:02) - Safety and risk management (2:30:06) - Societal effects of automation (2:41:11) - Amazon Astro (2:45:35) - Challenges of the robotics industry (2:50:03) - Humanoid robotics (2:57:06) - Advice for getting a PhD in robotics (3:04:37) - Advice for robotics startups (3:15:43) - Advice for students
16/11/21·3h 20m

#240 – Neal Stephenson: Sci-Fi, Space, Aliens, AI, VR & the Future of Humanity

Neal Stephenson is a sci-fi writer (Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and new book Termination Shock), former Chief Futurist at Magic Leap and first employee of Blue Origin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mizzen+Main: https://mizzenandmain.com and use code LEX to get $35 off - InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex and use code Lex25 to get 25% off - Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil - Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium - ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealstephenson Neal's Website: https://www.nealstephenson.com/ Termination Shock (book): https://amzn.to/3HhmDKi Snow Crash (book): https://amzn.to/3H7yFFW Cryptonomicon (book): https://amzn.to/3C01HDF The Diamond Age (book): https://amzn.to/3wxUF83 Seveneves (book): https://amzn.to/3kkhveg The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 1 (book): https://amzn.to/3koMW7n Innovation Starvation (article): https://bit.ly/3mYLSJ2 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (08:34) - WWII and human nature (17:20) - Search engine morality (21:58) - Space exploration (38:59) - Aliens and UFOs (47:21) - SpaceX and Blue Origin (54:43) - Social media (59:11) - Climate change (1:11:00) - Consequences of big ideas (1:15:42) - Virtual reality (1:38:50) - Artificial intelligence (1:53:49) - Cryptocurrency (2:06:26) - Writing, storytelling, and books (2:29:05) - Martial arts (2:38:23) - Final thoughts
11/11/21·2h 47m

#239 – Niall Ferguson: History of Money, Power, War, and Truth

Niall Ferguson is a historian at Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of 16 books on the history of money, war, power, and catastrophe. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - The Prisoner Wine Company: https://theprisonerwine.com/lex to get 20% off & free shipping - Stripe: https://stripe.com - Coinbase: https://coinbase.com/lex to get $5 in free Bitcoin - Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off - Indeed: https://indeed.com/lex to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Niall's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nfergus Niall's Website: https://www.niallferguson.com University of Austin: https://uaustin.org/ Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe (book): https://amzn.to/3wt7AI8 Kissinger: The Idealist (book): https://amzn.to/3CVXvGc The Ascent of Money (book): https://amzn.to/3kCK0Ev The Square and the Tower (book): https://amzn.to/307YfK8 The Age of AI (book): https://amzn.to/3BUgTSH PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (09:14) - University of Austin (UATX) (42:09) - Sam Harris (1:00:36) - Elon Musk (1:08:55) - Money (1:18:50) - Hyperinflation (1:24:15) - Bitcoin (1:40:57) - Ethereum and smart contracts (1:49:43) - Worst disasters in human history (2:11:41) - How history will remember the current pandemic (2:25:16) - Hope for the future (2:33:46) - Love (2:40:24) - Meaning of life
08/11/21·2h 48m

#238 – Francis Collins: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Francis Collins is the director of the NIH and former head of the Human Genome Project. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Ten Thousand: https://www.tenthousand.cc/ and use code LEX to get 15% off - Allform: https://allform.com/lex to get 20% off - SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX to get a free security camera - NI: https://www.ni.com/perspectives - Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Francis's Twitter: https://twitter.com/NIHDirector NIH: https://www.nih.gov Human Genome Project: https://www.genome.gov/human-genome-project PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:44) - Lab-leak theory (10:51) - Gain-of-function research of viruses (23:00) - Bioterrorism (27:30) - Tony Fauci (37:41) - COVID Vaccines (43:46) - Joe Rogan (50:49) - Variants (55:31) - Rapid at home testing (59:44) - Animal testing (1:05:09) - Stepping down as director of the NIH (1:09:03) - Barack Obama (1:11:06) - Accelerating Medicines Partnership (1:21:44) - Faith (1:27:12) - Fear of death (1:30:15) - Meaning of life
05/11/21·1h 33m

#237 – Steve Viscelli: Trucking and the Decline of the American Dream

Steve Viscelli is a former truck driver and now an economic sociologist at University of Pennsylvania studying freight transportation, including autonomous trucks. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to get 14-day free trial - ROKA: https://roka.com/ and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order - Sunbasket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off - Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium - BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Steve's Website: https://www.steveviscelli.com/ Big Rig (book): https://amzn.to/3EbaofP Will Robotic Trucks Be "Sweatshops on Wheels?" (article): https://bit.ly/3vGGgpO Johnny Cash - All I Do Is Drive (song): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEHoagHlqrE Steve's Penn Gazette Interview: https://bit.ly/3nkRPyV More Information on Automated Trucking: http://www.driverlessreport.org/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: - Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast - Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman - Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman - Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman OUTLINE: Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time. (00:00) - Introduction (07:36) - Ethnography (19:49) - Challenges of driving a truck (38:28) - Trucking industry: State of affairs (1:11:33) - Future of autonomous trucks (1:37:49) - Solving the automated truck dilemma (2:09:44) - Role of society in automated trucking (2:36:53) - Tesla and revolutionizing the trucking industry (2:56:33) - Hope and final thoughts
03/11/21·3h 19m