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. […]
Some problems, like building the first atomic bomb, are hard. Other problems, like distributing vaccines, are not. Currently, in North Carolina, there are more than 300,000 doses of life-saving vaccines, sitting in freezers, and not where they should be (in people’s arms). This is not a hard problem, and from a country that went to […]
If you could stop a genocide-would you? In western China, right now, more than a million men, women, and children sit in reeducation camps. Mothers separated from children, forced marriages, forced sterilizations-Margaret Atwood’s fiction made a reality. What’s to be done? Have we learned nothing? From Rwanda, from the Holocaust, from the Holomodor? The cat’s […]
This week on the podcast, I am joined by my two siblings, Faith and Glenn Jarvis. We talk about some of the problems we see in modern science, our experience with elite overproduction, and how we experience competition. Faith is a biochemist, and Glenn is a Mechanical Engineering major at North Carolina State University. Transcript: […]