This week, we got to chat with Eli Dourado about stagnation, regulation and the Future. You can check out Eli’s work at www.elidourado.com Show Notes: NEPA, National Environmental Policy Act The last supersonic passenger jet, the Concorde. The Space Launch System.
In this wide-ranging conversation, we’re joined by Zak Slayback to talk about America, the Urban/Rural Divide, and Rene Girard. Zak is a venture capital professional at 1517 fund, career coach, and occasional writer. You can find Zak’s work at https://zakslayback.com/ Show Notes: Zak’s book How to Get Ahead (Highly recommended!) Nozick’s Anarchy State and Utopia. Girard’s I See Satan Fall […]
On this episode, I’m joined by Mike Green to discuss some potential downsides of index investing, the coming conflict with China, and more. Mike is a partner at Logica Capital Advisors. Some things we mentioned: Jack Bogle’s book.
I’m joined by Quinn Lewandowski to explore common ideas of how history is progressing. We also discuss cost disease, scientific freedom, and why there is a dearth of new, really good art. Show Notes:Scott’s cost disease post. Alex Tabarrok’s cost disease study. Eliezer Yudkowsky’s Inadequate Equilibria. Scientific Freedom by Don Braben. Zvi’s blog. Now it can be told by General Groves. […]
I got to talk to Ben Landau-Taylor about why only America seems to be able to innovate, why state capacity has declined in the US, and how to think about industrial policy in the modern world. Ben is a Senior Analyst at Bismark Analytics. You can find Ben at his blog here, and on twitter here.A few show […]
In this episode, we talk with Kelly Starrett about health, mobility, and training. Dr. Kelly Starrett is a coach, physical therapist, two-time New York Times &Wall Street Journal bestselling author, speaker, and co-founder of The Ready State. Show Notes: Ready to Run by Kelly Starrett Becoming a Supple Leopard by Kelly Starrett.
In this episode, we talk with José Luis Ricón about longevity, soviet economics, education research, metascience, and so much more. José blogs at nintil.com.
We talk with Freddie deBoer about America’s education system-what’s wrong with it, what’s right with it, and how to make it better. We also discuss his new book, The Cult of Smart.
In this episode, we talk with Jason Crawford about progress. What it is, what it isn’t, and how do we accelerate it? Jason is the author of The Roots of Progress, a website about the history of technology and industry, and the philosophy of progress. Show notes: Economic growth since the industrial revolution. Peter Thiel […]