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

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1/28/23 #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: – Shopify: to get free trial – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: David’s Twitter: David’s YouTube: Cool Worlds Lab: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on more Transcribed
1/25/23 #354 – Jeremi Suri: American Civil War Jeremi Suri is a historian at UT Austin. Please support this podcast b...y checking out our sponsors: – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Jeremi’s Twitter: This is Democracy podcast: Jeremi’s Website: Jeremi’s Books: 1. Civil War by Other Means: 2. The Impossible Presidency: 3. Henry Kissinger: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more Transcribed
1/21/23 #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: – MasterClass: to get 15% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Dennis’s Twitter: Dennis’s LinkedIn: Dennis’s Website: SPARC: MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center: MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center’s YouTube: Commonwealth Fusion Systems: Commonwealth Fusion Systems YouTube: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more Transcribed
1/17/23 #352 – Omar Suleiman: Islam Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institut...e for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – NetSuite: to get free product tour – House of Macadamias: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Omar’s Instagram: Omar’s Twitter: Omar’s Facebook: Yaqeen Institute’s YouTube: Yaqeen Institute’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more Transcribed
1/11/23 #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: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: MrBeast Main Channel: MrBeast Reacts: MrBeast Gaming: MrBeast Philanthropy: MrBeast’s TikTok: MrBeast’s Twitter: MrBeast’s Instagram: Feastable’s Website: MrBeast Burger’s Website: MrBeast’s Merch: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more Transcribed
12/29/22 #350 – Betül Kaçar: Origin of Life, Ancient DNA, Panspermia, and A... Betül Kaçar is an astrobiologist at University of Wisconsin. Please ...support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – House of Macadamias: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free – GiveDirectly: to get gift matched up to $1000 – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Betül’s Twitter: Betül’s Instagram: Kacar Lab: Betül’s TED Talk: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple more Transcribed
12/22/22 #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: and use code LEX to get 20% of your first order – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Bhaskar’s Twitter: Jacobin: Jacobin’s Twitter: The Nation: The Socialist Manifesto (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast more Transcribed
12/19/22 #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: and use code LEX to get 25% off – Shopify: to get free trial – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Nathalie’s Twitter: SETI’s Website: In Her Orbit (article): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more Transcribed
12/15/22 #347 – Michael Malice: Christmas Special Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, author, and anarchis...t. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – House of Macadamias: and use code LEX to get 20% of your first order – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour – SimpliSafe: EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Community: Michael’s YouTube: Michael’s Website: Your Welcome podcast: Books: The White Pill (book) The Anarchist Handbook (book): The New Right (book): Dear Reader (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more Transcribed
12/12/22 #346 – Ed Calderon: Mexican Drug Cartels Ed Calderon is a security specialist who worked on counter-narcotics a...nd organized crime investigation in Mexico. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Policygenius: – Bambee: and use code LEX to get free HR audit – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Ed’s Instagram: Ed’s Patreon: Ed’s Website: Ed’s Field Notes: Ed’s Twitter: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the more Transcribed
12/9/22 #345 – Coffeezilla: SBF, FTX, Fraud, Scams, Fake Gurus, Money, Fame,... Coffeezilla is a journalist and investigator on YouTube who exposes fi...nancial frauds, scams, and fake gurus. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Rocket Money: – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Coffeezilla’s YouTube: Coffeezilla’s Twitter: Coffeezilla’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support more
12/6/22 #344 – Noam Brown: AI vs Humans in Poker and Games of Strategic Nego... 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: and use code LEX to get 25% off – Audible: to get 30-day free trial – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Noam’s Twitter: Noam’s LinkedIn: webDiplomacy: Noam’s papers: Superhuman AI for multiplayer poker: Superhuman AI for heads-up no-limit poker: Human-level play in the more
12/3/22 #343 – Roger Gracie: Greatest Jiu Jitsu Competitor of All Time Roger Gracie is a legendary jiu jitsu competitor and MMA fighter. Plea...se support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Bambee: and use code LEX to get free HR audit – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Roger’s Instagram: Roger’s Website: Roger’s Online Jiu Jitsu: Roger’s match against Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida: Watch full matches at FloGrappling: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
11/29/22 #342 – Todd Howard: Skyrim, Elder Scrolls 6, Fallout, and Starfield Todd Howard is a legendary video game designer at Bethesda Game Studio...s. 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: to get free trial – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – LMNT: to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Bethesda: Bethesda Game Studios: Creation Club: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
11/26/22 #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: to get gift matched up to $1000 – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – Fundrise: – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Guido’s Twitter: Guido’s Website: Python’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
11/22/22 #340 – Chris Tarbell: FBI Agent Who Took Down Silk Road Chris Tarbell is a former FBI special agent and cybercrime investigati...on 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: and use code LEX to get 25% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Hacker And The Fed podcast: Naxo: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more
11/18/22 #339 – Climate Change Debate: Bjørn Lomborg and Andrew Revkin Bjørn Lomborg is author of “False Alarm”. Andrew Revkin is a clim...ate journalist (21 years at NY Times). Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – Linode: to get $100 free credit – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Andrew’s Twitter: Andrew’s Substack: Andrew’s Linktree: Bjørn’s Twitter: Bjørn’s Website: Andrew’s Books: The Human Planet: The Burning Season: Bjørn’s Books: False Alarm: How to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World more
11/15/22 #338 – Chamath Palihapitiya: Money, Success, Startups, Energy, Poker... 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: and use code LEX to get free HR audit – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour – SimpliSafe: – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Chamath’s Twitter: Chamath’s LinkedIn: Chamath’s Substack: Social Capital (website): All-In Podcast (podcast): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
11/11/22 #337 – Destiny: Politics, Free Speech, Controversy, Sex, War, and Re... Steven Bonnell, aka Destiny, is a progressive political commentator an...d 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: and use code LEX to get 25% off – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Destiny’s YouTube: Destiny’s Subreddit: Destiny’s Website: Destiny’s Instagram: Melina’s Twitch: Melina’s Instagram: Melina’s Twitter: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple more
11/7/22 #336 – Ben Shapiro: Politics, Kanye, Trump, Biden, Hitler, Extremism... Ben Shapiro is a conservative political commentator, host of The Ben S...hapiro 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: to get 3 months free – Policygenius: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Ben’s Twitter: Ben’s Instagram: Daily Wire: Ben’s Books: The Authoritarian Moment: Facts (Still) Don’t Care About Your Feelings: How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps: The Right Side of History: more
11/4/22 #335 – Fiona Hill: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Fiona Hill is a presidential advisor and foreign policy expert special...izing in Russia. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Calm: to get 40% off premium – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil – LMNT: to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Fiona’s Books: There Is Nothing for You Here: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: more
11/2/22 #334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nucl... 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: and use code LEX to get 100 free blades with your razor – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Abbas’s Website: Abbas’s Books: 1. Iran: 2. Apocalyptic Islam and Iranian Shi’ism: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
10/29/22 #333 – Andrej Karpathy: Tesla AI, Self-Driving, Optimus, Aliens, and... 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: to get special savings – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Fundrise: – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Andrej’s Twitter: Andrej’s YouTube: Andrej’s Website: Andrej’s Google Scholar: Books mentioned: The Vital Question: Life Ascending: The Selfish Gene: Contact: The Cell: PODCAST more
10/24/22 #332 – Kanye ‘Ye’ West Interview Ye is a legendary artist, producer, and designer. Please support this ...podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Shopify: to get free trial – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Ye’s Twitter: Ye’s Instagram: Ye’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on more
10/20/22 #331 – Balaji Srinivasan: How to Fix Government, Twitter, Science, a... 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: – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium – Notion: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Balaji’s Twitter: Balaji’s Website: Books: 1. The Network State: 2. Reputation and Power: 3. Exit, Voice, and Loyalty: 4. Seeing Like a State: Articles: 1. Bitcoin more
10/17/22 #330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology ... Hikaru Nakamura is a chess super grandmaster and is currently the #1 r...anked 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: and use code LEX to get $35 off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour – SimpliSafe: EPISODE LINKS: Hikaru’s Twitch: Hikaru’s YouTube: Hikaru’s Twitter: Hikaru’s Instagram: Hikaru’s Website: Macauley Peterson’s video: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more
10/15/22 #329 – Kate Darling: Social Robots, Ethics, Privacy and the Future o... Kate Darling is a researcher at MIT Media Lab interested in human robo...t interaction and robot ethics. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – True Classic Tees: and use code LEX to get 25% off – Shopify: to get 14-day free trial – Linode: to get $100 free credit – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Kate’s Twitter: _ Kate’s Website: Kate’s Instagram: _ The New Breed (book): Creativity without Law (book): LuLaRobot (paper): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple more
10/10/22 #328 – John Danaher: Submission Grappling, ADCC, Animal Combat, and ... John Danaher is one of the greatest coaches and minds in martial arts ...history. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Audible: to get 30-day free trial – Calm: to get 40% off premium – Indeed: to get $75 credit – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Eight Sleep: to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: John’s Instagram: Watch full matches at FloGrappling: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, more
10/7/22 #327 – GothamChess: Hans Niemann, Magnus Carlsen, Cheating Scandal &... Levy Rozman, also known as GothamChess, is a professional chess player..., streamer, and educator. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Notion: – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: GothamChess’s YouTube: GothamChess’s Twitch: GothamChess’s Twitter: GothamChess’s Instagram: GothamChess’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
10/5/22 #326 – Annaka Harris: Free Will, Consciousness, and the Nature of Re... Annaka Harris is the author of Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundame...ntal Mystery of the Mind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Wealthfront: to get $50 sign-up bonus – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Annaka’s Twitter: Annaka’s Website: Annaka’s Facebook: Annaka’s Books: 1. Conscious: 2. I Wonder: Annaka’s Articles: 1. What Is Time?: 2. A Solution to the Combination Problem: more
10/1/22 #325 – Michael Levin: Biology, Life, Aliens, Evolution, Embryogenesi... 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: and use code LEX to get 100 free blades with your razor – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – LMNT: to get free sample pack – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Website: Michael’s Papers: Biological Robots: Synthetic Organisms: Limb Regeneration: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
9/27/22 #324 – Daniel Negreanu: Poker Daniel Negreanu is one of the greatest poker players of all time. Plea...se support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Backbone: to get perks with order – Audible: to get 30-day free trial – Shopify: to get 14-day free trial – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Fundrise: EPISODE LINKS: Daniel’s Twitter: Daniel’s Instagram: Daniel’s YouTube: Daniel’s MasterClass: (MasterClass is a sponsor, use link to support podcast) Daniel’s books: Power Hold’em Strategy: Hold’em Wisdom for All Players: Book mentioned: Modern Poker Theory: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
9/24/22 #323 – Will Sasso: Comedy, MADtv, AI, Friendship, Madness, and Pro W... Will Sasso is a comedian, actor, and co-host of the Dudesy podcast. Pl...ease support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Will’s Instagram: Will’s Twitter: Dudsey’s YouTube: Dudsey’s Website: Dudsey’s Patreon: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
9/21/22 #322 – Rana el Kaliouby: Emotion AI, Social Robots, and Self-Driving... 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: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Weights & Biases: – Notion: – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Rana’s Twitter: Rana’s Instagram: Rana’s Facebook: Affectiva (website): Smart Eye: (website): Girl Decoded (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
9/17/22 #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: to get 14-day free trial – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Linode: to get $100 free credit – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Ray’s Website: Ray’s Books: The Singularity Is Nearer (pre-order): How To Create A Mind: The Singularity Is Near: The Age of Spiritual Machines: Danielle: Transcend: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
9/14/22 #320 – Christopher Capozzola: World War I, Ideology, Propaganda, and... Christopher Capozzola is a professor of history at MIT. Please support... this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Wealthfront: to get $50 sign-up bonus – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – LMNT: to get free sample pack – SimpliSafe: EPISODE LINKS: Christopher’s Instagram: Christopher’s Website: Christopher’s books: Bound by War: Uncle Sam Wants You: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – more
9/9/22 #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: to get 40% off premium – Weights & Biases: – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: BotezLive Twitch: BotezLive YouTube: BotezLive Instagram: Alexandra’s Instagram: Andrea’s Instagram: Alexandra’s Twitter: Andrea’s Twitter: ChessBase: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
9/7/22 #318 – Nick Lane: Origin of Life, Evolution, Aliens, Biology, and Co... 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: to get perks with order – Notion: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Nick’s Website: Nick’s Books: Transformer: The Vital Question: Oxygen: Power, Sex, Suicide: Life Ascending: Books mentioned: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century: The Black Cloud: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple more
9/4/22 #317 – John Vervaeke: Meaning Crisis, Atheism, Religion & the Search... John Vervaeke is a psychologist and cognitive scientist at University ...of Toronto. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Eight Sleep: to get special savings – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: John’s YouTube: John’s Twitter: John’s Facebook: John’s Website: Books mentioned: Flow: On Bullshit: The Denial of Death: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: more
8/31/22 #316 – Noam Chomsky: Putin, Ukraine, China, and Nuclear War Noam Chomsky is a linguist, philosopher, and political activist. Pleas...e support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Skiff: – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Noam’s Website: Noam’s Instagram: Manufacturing Consent (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – Twitter: more
8/27/22 #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: to get 14-day free trial – Athletic Greens: to get 1 month of fish oil – Fundrise: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Magnus’s Twitter: Magnus’s Instagram: Magnus’s YouTube: Magnus’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
8/24/22 #314 – Liv Boeree: Poker, Game Theory, AI, Simulation, Aliens & Exis... 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: to get 30-day free trial – GiveWell: and use code Lex Fridman Podcast – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Indeed: to get $75 credit – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Liv’s Twitter: Liv’s Instagram: Liv’s Facebook: Liv’s YouTube: Books and resources mentioned: Novacene: POSITIVITY: Meditations on Moloch: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: more
8/19/22 #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: to get up to $1000 off team plan – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – Blinkist: to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Jordan’s Twitter: Jordan’s Website: Jordan’s Books: Beyond Order: 12 Rules for Life: Maps of Meaning: Websites mentioned: Essay App: Self Authoring: Peterson Academy: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more
8/16/22 #312 – Duncan Trussell: Comedy, Sentient Robots, Suffering, Love & B... 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: – Calm: to get 40% off premium – SimpliSafe: – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Duncan’s Twitter: Duncan’s Instagram: The Duncan Trussell Family Hour: The Midnight Gospel: Books mentioned: Superintelligence: Man’s Search for Meaning: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
8/13/22 #311 – Magatte Wade: Africa, Capitalism, Communism, and the Future o... Magatte Wade is an entrepreneur with a passion for creating positive c...hange in Africa through economic freedom. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Audible: to get 30-day free trial – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Magatte’s Twitter: Magatte’s Instagram: Magatte’s Facebook: Magatte’s Website: Websites mentioned: Austin housing project: Center for African Prosperity: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full more
8/8/22 #310 – Andrew Bustamante: CIA Spy Andrew Bustamante is a former CIA covert intelligence officer. Check o...ut his work and podcast at Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Wealthfront: to get $50 sign-up bonus – LMNT: to get free sample pack – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – ExpressVPN: to get 3 months free – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Everyday Spy: Everyday Spy Podcast: Andrew’s Twitter: Andrew’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & more
8/4/22 #309 – John Carmack: Doom, Quake, VR, AGI, Programming, Video Games,... 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: to get 20% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX more
8/1/22 #308 – Ryan Graves: UFOs, Fighter Jets, and Aliens Lt. Ryan Graves is a former Navy fighter pilot, who has worked on adva...nced 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: and use code LEX – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – more
7/29/22 #307 – Brian Armstrong: Coinbase, Cryptocurrency, and Government Reg... Brian Armstrong is the CEO of Coinbase. Please support this podcast by... checking out our sponsors: – Audible: – Skiff: – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Fundrise: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Brian’s Twitter: Brian’s Instagram: Coinbase’s Website: ResearchHub: NewLimit: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support more
7/26/22 #306 – Oriol Vinyals: Deep Learning and Artificial General Intellige... Oriol Vinyals is the Research Director and Deep Learning Lead at DeepM...ind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Shopify: to get 14-day free trial – Weights & Biases: – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Oriol’s Twitter: Oriol’s publications: DeepMind’s Twitter: DeepMind’s Instagram: DeepMind’s Website: Papers: 1. Gato: 2. Flamingo: 3. Language Models are Few-Shot Learners: 4. Emergent Abilities of Large Language Models: 5. Attention Is more
7/23/22 #305 – Martin Rees: Black Holes, Alien Life, Dark Matter, and the Bi... Lord Martin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist at Cambridge Univ...ersity and co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Lambda: – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Martin’s Twitter: Martin’s Website: Martin’s Books: If Science is to Save Us: The End of Astronauts: On the Future: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
7/20/22 #304 – Bishop Robert Barron: Christianity and the Catholic Church Robert Barron is a bishop and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministr...ies. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Robert’s Instagram: Robert’s Twitter: Word on Fire’s Instagram: Word on Fire’s Twitter: Word on Fire’s Website: Robert’s Books: more
7/17/22 #303 – Steve Keen: Marxism, Capitalism, and Economics Steve Keen is a heterodox economist and author. Please support this po...dcast by checking out our sponsors: – Weights & Biases: – Skiff: – Indeed: to get $75 credit – NetSuite: to get free product tour – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Steve’s Twitter: The New Economics (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – Twitter: more
7/14/22 #302 – Richard Haier: IQ Tests, Human Intelligence, and Group Differ... Richard Haier is a psychologist specializing in the science of human i...ntelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Calm: to get 40% off – Linode: to get $100 free credit – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Richard’s Twitter: Richard’s Website: Documents & Articles: 1. Child IQ and survival to 79: 2. Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth: Books: 1. The Neuroscience of Intelligence: 2. The Book of Five Rings: 3. The Rise more
7/9/22 #301 – Jack Barsky: KGB Spy Jack Barsky is a former KGB spy and author of “Deep Undercover: My S...ecret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a KGB Spy in America”. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Jack’s Twitter: Jack’s Website: Deep Undercover (book): The Agent (podcast): more
7/4/22 #300 – Joe Rogan: Comedy, Controversy, Aliens, UFOs, Putin, CIA, and... Joe Rogan is a comedian, UFC commentator, and host of the Joe Rogan Ex...perience. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Theragun: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Joe’s Instagram: Joe’s Twitter: JRE (Spotify): JRE (YouTube): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full more
7/1/22 #299 – Demis Hassabis: DeepMind Demis Hassabis is the CEO and co-founder of DeepMind. Please support t...his podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Mailgun: – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Demis’s Twitter: DeepMind’s Twitter: DeepMind’s Instagram: DeepMind’s Website: Plasma control paper: Quantum simulation paper: The Emperor’s New Mind (book): Life Ascending (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
6/28/22 #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: – Skiff: to get early access – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – InsideTracker: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Susan’s Twitter: Susan’s Instagram: Susan’s Website: Bittersweet (book): Quiet (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
6/25/22 #297 – Jonathan Reisman: The Human Body – From Sex & Sperm to Hand... 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: – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Fundrise: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Jonathan’s Twitter: Jonathan’s Instagram: Jonathan’s Website: The Unseen Body (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
6/21/22 #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: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Douglas’s Twitter: Douglas’s Instagram: Douglas’s Website: The War on the West (book): Madness of Crowds (book): Strange Death of Europe (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full more
6/17/22 #295 – Richard Wolff: Marxism and Communism Richard Wolff is a Marxist philosopher and economist. Please support t...his podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Skiff: to get early access – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Linode: to get $100 free credit EPISODE LINKS: Richard’s Twitter: Richard’s Website: Contending Economic Theories (book): Understanding Marxism (book): Understanding Socialism (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
6/15/22 #294 – Tony Fadell: iPhone, iPod, and Nest Tony Fadell is an engineer and designer, co-creator of the iPod, iPhon...e, 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: – Scale: – NetSuite: to get free product tour – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Tony’s Twitter: Tony’s Website: Build (book): Story (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
6/12/22 #293 – Donald Hoffman: Reality is an Illusion – How Evolution Hid ... 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: to get 40% off – LMNT: to get free sample pack – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Donald’s Twitter: Donald’s Website: Documents & Articles: 1. Could a Neuroscientist Understand a Microprocessor?: 2. Conscious Agent Networks: 3. The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Argument in Quantum Theory: Books: 1. The Case Against Reality: more
6/9/22 #292 – Robin Hanson: Alien Civilizations, UFOs, and the Future of Hu... 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: – Audible: – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Robin’s Twitter: Robin’s Website: Grabby Aliens (paper): The Elephant in the Brain (book): The Age of Em (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
6/4/22 #291 – Jonathan Haidt: The Case Against Social Media Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU and author of The Coddl...ing of the American Mind, The Righteous Mind, and The Happiness Hypothesis. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Uncruise: – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Jonathan’s Twitter: Jonathan’s Website: Documents & Articles: 1. Social Media and Political Dysfunction: more
5/30/22 #290 – Dan Reynolds: Imagine Dragons Dan Reynolds is the lead singer of Imagine Dragons, one of the most po...pular bands in the world. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Dan’s Twitter: Dan’s Instagram: Imagine Dragons Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
5/25/22 #289 – Stephen Kotkin: Putin, Zelenskyy, and War in Ukraine Stephen Kotkin is a historian specializing in Stalin and Soviet histor...y. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Lambda: – Scale: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order EPISODE LINKS: Stephen’s Website: Stalin: 1878-1928 (Vol 1): Stalin: 1929-1941 (Vol 2): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
5/23/22 #288 – Sarma Melngailis: Bad Vegan Sarma Melngailis is a chef and restauranteur who was the subject of th...e Netflix documentary Bad Vegan: Fame, Fraud, Fugitives. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Mailgun: – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Sarma’s Twitter: Sarma’s Instagram: Sarma’s Website: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (book): Party of One (book): Beautiful Ruins (book): Darkness Visible (book): more
5/20/22 #287 – Bobby Lee: Comedy, Skyrim, Sex Robots, Love, Fame, and Power Bobby Lee is a comedian and co-host of TigerBelly and Bad Friends podc...asts. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – GiveWell: and use code LEX – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Bobby’s Twitter: Bobby’s Instagram: TigerBelly Podcast: TigerBelly Merch: Bad Friends Podcast: Bad Friends Merch: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: more
5/17/22 #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: – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – NetSuite: to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Oliver’s Twitter: more
5/14/22 #285 – Glenn Loury: Race, Racism, Identity Politics, and Cancel Cult... Glenn Loury is a professor of economics and social sciences at Brown U...niversity, 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: – LMNT: to get free sample pack – Coinbase: to get $10 in free Bitcoin – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Glenn’s Twitter: Glenn’s Substack: Glenn’s YouTube: The Anatomy of Racial Inequality (book): Race, Incarceration, more
5/11/22 #284 – Saifedean Ammous: Bitcoin, Anarchy, and Austrian Economics Saifedean Ammous is an Austrian economist and author of The Bitcoin St...andard and The Fiat Standard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – GiveWell: and use code LEX – Scale: – Uncruise: – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Saifedean’s Twitter: Saifedean’s Website: The Bitcoin Standard podcast: Books & resources mentioned: The Fiat Standard (book): The Bitcoin Standard (book): The Blocksize War (book): The Theory of Money and Credit (book): more
5/8/22 #283 – Chris Mason: Space Travel, Colonization, and Long-Term Surviv... 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: to get 10% off – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Magic Spoon: – Blinkist: – Eight Sleep: EPISODE LINKS: Chris’s Twitter: Chris’s Website: Chris’s Company: The Next 500 Years (book): Reasons and Persons (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
5/4/22 #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: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod  – Roka: and use code LEX  – Onnit: – Indeed: EPISODE LINKS: David’s Twitter: David’s Website: When Men Behave Badly (book): The Evolution of Desire (book): Evolutionary Psychology (textbook): Derogation of more
4/29/22 #281 – Grimes: Music, AI, and the Future of Humanity Grimes is a musician, artist, singer, songwriter, producer, and direct...or. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – Novo: – Lambda: – Public Goods: and use code LEX to get $15 off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Grimes’s Twitter: Grimes’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: more
4/27/22 #280 – Cristiano Amon: Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon is the CEO of Qualcomm, world-leader in 5G wireless com...munication and computation systems inside premium Android phones and other robots. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Scale: – Truebill: – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Fundrise: EPISODE LINKS: Cristiano’s Twitter: Qualcomm’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
4/24/22 #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: – Linode: to get $100 free credit – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Sara’s Twitter: Sara’s Website: Lee’s Twitter: Lee’s Website: more
4/20/22 #278 – Skye Fitzgerald: Hunger, War, and Human Suffering Skye Fitzgerald is a two-time Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, h...is films include Hunger Ward, Lifeboat, and 50 Feet from Syria. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Skye’s Twitter: Skye’s Instagram: Hunger Ward (movie): Lifeboat (movie): 50 Feet from Syria (movie): PODCAST more
4/17/22 #277 – Andrew Huberman: Focus, Stress, Relationships, and Friendship Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist at Stanford and host of the Huberm...an Lab Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – LMNT: to get free sample pack – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Indeed: to get $75 credit – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Andrew’s YouTube: Huberman Lab Podcast: Andrew’s Twitter: Andrew’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – more
4/14/22 #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: – Coinbase: to get $10 in free Bitcoin – Audible: to get $9.95 a month for 6 months – NetSuite: to get free product tour – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: MicroStrategy: Michael’s Book: Book mentioned: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out more
4/10/22 #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: – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to more
4/7/22 #274 – Karl Deisseroth: Depression, Schizophrenia, and Psychiatry Karl Deisseroth is a professor of bioengineering, psychiatry, and beha...vioral sciences at Stanford University. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Karl’s Twitter: Karl’s Website: Projections (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
4/3/22 #273 – Chris Blattman: War and Violence Chris Blattman is a professor at the University of Chicago studying th...e causes and consequences of violence and war. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Truebill: – Mizzen+Main: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Chris’s Twitter: Chris’s Website: Why We Fight (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
3/27/22 #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: and use code LEX to get $15 off – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Brett’s Twitter: Brett’s more
3/23/22 #271 – Ariel Ekblaw: Space Colonization and Self-Assembling Space Me... Ariel Ekblaw is the director of the MIT Space Exploration Initiative. ...Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Coinbase: to get $10 in free Bitcoin – Indeed: to get $75 credit – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Ariel’s Twitter: MIT Space Exploration Initiative: Books and resources mentioned: Into the Anthropocosmos (book): Seveneves (book): Endurance (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
3/16/22 #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: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Linode: to get $100 free credit – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX – InsideTracker: to get 20% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: David’s Twitter: David’s Instagram: David: The Divided Heart (book): Why Faith Matters (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
3/11/22 #269 – Lee Cronin: Origin of Life, Aliens, Complexity, and Conscious... Lee Cronin is a chemist at the University of Glasgow. Please support t...his podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Paperspace: to get $15 credit – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Lee’s Twitter: Lee’s Website: Chemify’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
3/5/22 #268 – Robert Proctor: Nazi Science and Ideology Robert Proctor is a historian of science at Stanford University. Pleas...e support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Robert’s Website: The Nazi War on Cancer (book): Agnotology (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check more
2/26/22 #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: to get $15 credit – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Mark’s Facebook: Mark’s Instagram: Meta AI: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & more
2/20/22 #266 – Nicole Perlroth: Cybersecurity and the Weapons of Cyberwar Nicole Perlroth is a cybersecurity journalist and author. Please suppo...rt this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Linode: to get $100 free credit – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Nicole’s Twitter: Nicole’s Website: Nicole’s Book: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – more
2/16/22 #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: to get 20% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: Devon’s Instagram: Devon’s YouTube: Devon’s Facebook: Devon’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
2/13/22 #264 – Tim Urban: Elon Musk, Neuralink, AI, Aliens, and the Future o... Tim Urban is the author and illustrator of the popular blog ‘Wait Bu...t Why’. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Audible: to get $9.95 a month for 6 months – Paperspace: to get $15 credit – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Tim’s Twitter: Tim’s Website: Tim’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
2/11/22 #263 – John Abramson: Big Pharma John Abramson is faculty at Harvard Medical School and a family physic...ian 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: – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: John’s Website: more
2/6/22 #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: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings more
2/3/22 #261 – Philip Goff: Consciousness, Panpsychism, and the Philosophy o... Philip Goff is a philosopher of mind and consciousness at Durham Unive...rsity and author of Galileo’s Error. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Philip’s Twitter: Philip’s Website: Galileo’s Error (book): Consciousness and Fundamental Reality (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
1/30/22 #260 – Georges St-Pierre, John Danaher & Gordon Ryan: The Greatest o... Georges St-Pierre is an MMA fighter. John Danaher is a martial arts co...ach. 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: to get 40% off – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free more
1/26/22 #259 – Thomas Tull: From Batman Dark Knight Trilogy to AI and the Ro... Thomas Tull is founder of Legendary Entertainment, Tulco, part-owner o...f Pittsburgh Steelers, and guitarist for the band Ghost Hounds. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Paperspace: to get $15 credit – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Tulco: Ghost Hounds: Pittsburgh Steelers: Legendary Entertainment: more
1/22/22 #258 – Yann LeCun: Dark Matter of Intelligence and Self-Supervised L... 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: and use code LEX to get $15 off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Yann’s Twitter: Yann’s Facebook: Yann’s Website: more
1/18/22 #257 – Brian Keating: Cosmology, Astrophysics, Aliens & Losing the N... Brian Keating is an experimental physicist at the UCSD, author of Losi...ng the Nobel Prize, and host of the Into the Impossible podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Brian’s Twitter: Brian’s YouTube: Books and resources mentioned: Losing the more
1/15/22 #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: – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Yaron’s Twitter: Yaron’s YouTube: Yoram’s Twitter: Yoram’s Website: Yaron Brook’s Books: In more
1/8/22 #255 – Mark Normand: Comedy! Mark Normand is a stand-up comedian. Please support this podcast by ch...ecking out our sponsors: – Calm: to get 40% off – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order EPISODE LINKS: Mark’s Twitter: Mark’s YouTube: Out to Lunch (special): The Standups: Season 3 (Netflix): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
1/4/22 #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: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Jay’s Twitter: Great Barrington Declaration: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more
12/31/21 #253 – Michael Malice: New Year’s Special Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, author, and anarchis...t. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – FightCamp: to get free shipping – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Sunbasket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Community: Michael’s YouTube: Michael’s Website: Your Welcome podcast: Books & resources mentioned: The Anarchist Handbook (book): The New Right (book): more
12/28/21 #252 – Elon Musk: SpaceX, Mars, Tesla Autopilot, Self-Driving, Robot... Elon Musk is CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, and Boring Company. Plea...se support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – ButcherBox: to get offers & discounts – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Elon’s Twitter: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
12/25/21 #251 – Ray Dalio: Money, Power, and the Collapse of Empires Ray Dalio is an investor, author, and founder of Bridgewater Associate...s. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – GiveWell: and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Ray’s Twitter: Ray’s Instagram: Books & resources mentioned: Ray’s books: Ray’s free personality test: more
12/23/21 #250 – Peter Wang: Python and the Source Code of Humans, Computers, ... Peter Wang is the co-founder & CEO of Anaconda and one of the most imp...actful leaders and developers in the Python community. Also, he is a physicist and philosopher. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Quip: to get first refill free – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – GiveWell: and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Peter’s Twitter: Anaconda’s Website: more
12/18/21 #249 – Albert Bourla: Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla is the Chairman and CEO of Pfizer. Please support this p...odcast by checking out our sponsors: – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – Calm: to get 40% off – Hunter Douglas: to get a free design guide – LMNT: to get free sample pack – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Albert’s Twitter: Pfizer’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the more
12/13/21 #248 – Norman Naimark: Genocide, Stalin, Hitler, Mao, and Absolute P... Norman Naimark is a historian at Stanford, specializing in the history... of genocide. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – Quip: to get first refill free – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – NetSuite: to get free product tour – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Norman’s Website: Stalin’s Genocides (book): Stalin and the Fate of Europe (book): Books & resources mentioned: The Origins of Totalitarianism (book): Man’s Search more
12/8/21 #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: and use code LEX to get $35 off – NI: – GiveDirectly: to get gift matched up to $300 – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Jamie’s Twitter: Jamie’s Website: Jamie’s lab leak blog post: Hacking Darwin (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
12/3/21 #246 – Peter Woit: Theories of Everything and Why String Theory is N... 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: to get 20% off & free shipping – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Sunbasket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: Peter’s website: Peter’s blog: Not Even Wrong (book): Quantum Theory, Groups, and Representations more
11/30/21 #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: to get free shipping – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – GiveWell: and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k EPISODE LINKS: Tom’s Twitter: Hawkeyes’ Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: more
11/28/21 #244 – Robert Crews: Afghanistan, Taliban, Bin Laden, and War in the... 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: and use code LEX to get 5% off – Ten Thousand: and use code LEX to get 15% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Robert’s Twitter: Robert’s Stanford page: Afghan Modern (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast more
11/23/21 #243 – Kevin Systrom: Instagram Kevin Systrom is the co-founder and former CEO of Instagram. Please su...pport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – NI: – GiveWell: and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Fundrise: EPISODE LINKS: Kevin’s Instagram: Kevin’s Twitter: Kevin’s LinkedIn: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the more
11/20/21 #242 – Ben Askren: Wrestling and MMA Ben Askren is a wrestler and MMA fighter, former Bellator and ONE Cham...pionship welterweight champion, a two-time NCAA wrestling champion and four-time finalist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – NI: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – NetSuite: to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Ben’s Twitter: Ben’s Instagram: Ben’s Website: Ben’s Wrestling Academy: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more
11/16/21 #241 – Boris Sofman: Waymo, Cozmo, Self-Driving Cars, and the Future... Boris Sofman is the Senior Director Of Engineering and Head of Truckin...g 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: to get free sample pack – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Indeed: to get $75 credit – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Boris’s Twitter: Boris’s LinkedIn: more
11/11/21 #240 – Neal Stephenson: Sci-Fi, Space, Aliens, AI, VR & the Future o... 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: and use code LEX to get $35 off – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Neal’s Twitter: Neal’s Website: more
11/8/21 #239 – Niall Ferguson: History of Money, Power, War, and Truth Niall Ferguson is a historian at Hoover Institution, Stanford Universi...ty. 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: to get 20% off & free shipping – Stripe: – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Niall’s Twitter: Niall’s Website: University of Austin: Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe (book): more
11/5/21 #238 – Francis Collins: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Francis Collins is the director of the NIH and former head of the Huma...n Genome Project. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Ten Thousand: and use code LEX to get 15% off – Allform: to get 20% off – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – NI: – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Francis’s Twitter: NIH: Human Genome Project: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
11/3/21 #237 – Steve Viscelli: Trucking and the Decline of the American Drea... Steve Viscelli is a former truck driver and now an economic sociologis...t at University of Pennsylvania studying freight transportation, including autonomous trucks. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Shopify: to get 14-day free trial – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Sunbasket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Steve’s Website: Big Rig (book): Will Robotic Trucks Be “Sweatshops on Wheels?” (article): more
10/31/21 #236 – Jimmy Pedro: Judo and the Forging of Champions Jimmy Pedro is a judo competitor and coach, world champion, 3x world m...edalist, 2x Olympic medalist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Ladder: – Linode: to get $100 free credit – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Jimmy’s Instagram: Jimmy’s Links: Jimmy’s Twitter: Jimmy’s Website: American Judo System: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more
10/29/21 #235 – Michael Mina: Rapid COVID Testing Michael Mina is an immunologist, epidemiologist, and physician at Harv...ard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Notion: to get up to $1000 off team plan – Quip: to get first refill free – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
10/27/21 #234 – Stephen Wolfram: Complexity and the Fabric of Reality Stephen Wolfram is a computer scientist, mathematician, and theoretica...l physicist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – FightCamp: to get free shipping – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Fundrise: EPISODE LINKS: Stephen’s Twitter: Stephen’s Blog: Wolfram Physics Project: A New Kind of Science (book): Fundamental Theory of Physics (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
10/23/21 #233 – Carl Hart: Heroin, Cocaine, MDMA, Alcohol & the Role of Drugs... Carl Hart is a psychologist at Columbia University. Please support thi...s podcast by checking out our sponsors: – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – Ten Thousand: and use code LEX to get 15% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Carl’s Twitter: Carl’s Website: Drug Use for Grown-Ups (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
10/20/21 #232 – Brian Greene: Quantum Gravity, Big Bang, Aliens, Life, Death,... Brian Greene is a theoretical physicist. Please support this podcast b...y checking out our sponsors: – The Prisoner Wine Company: to get 20% off & free shipping – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – LMNT: to get free sample pack – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – NI: EPISODE LINKS: Brian’s Twitter: Brian’s Website: Until the End of Time (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors more
10/16/21 #231 – Alex Gladstein: Bitcoin, Authoritarianism, and Human Rights Alex Gladstein is the Chief Strategy Officer at the Human Rights Found...ation and the Oslo Freedom Forum. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Stripe: – Paperspace: to get $15 credit – Codecademy: and use code LEX to get 15% off – NI: – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Alex’s Twitter: The Little Bitcoin Book: Human Rights Foundation: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check more
10/14/21 #230 – Kelsi Sheren: War, Artillery, PTSD, and Love Kelsi Sheren is a veteran, artillery gunner, and founder of Brass and ...Unity. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Shopify: to get 14-day free trial – Justworks: – Novo: – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Kelsi’s Twitter: Kelsi’s Website: Kelsi’s Instagram: Charity: Do the F*cking Work (book): Notes from Underground (book): Brothers in Arms (song): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
10/10/21 #229 – Richard Wrangham: Role of Violence, Sex, and Fire in Human Ev... Richard Wrangham is a biological anthropologist at Harvard, specializi...ng in the study of primates and the evolution of violence, sex, cooking, culture, and other aspects of ape and human behavior. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – NI: – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Richard’s Website: The Goodness Paradox (book): Catching Fire (book): PODCAST INFO: more
10/5/21 #228 – RZA: Wu-Tang Clan, Kung Fu, Chess, God, Life, and Death RZA is a rapper, record producer, filmmaker, actor, writer, philosophe...r, and the mastermind of the legendary hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: RZA’s Twitter: RZA’s Instagram: Wu-Tang more
9/30/21 #227 – Sean Kelly: Existentialism, Nihilism, and the Search for Mean... Sean Kelly is a philosopher at Harvard specializing in existentialism ...and the philosophy of mind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Ladder: – Sunbasket: and use code LEX to get $35 off EPISODE LINKS: Sean’s Twitter: Sean’s Website: Sean’s Wiki: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – more
9/27/21 #226 – Jo Boaler: How to Learn Math Jo Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford and the ...co-founder of youcubed. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Truebill: – Fundrise: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Stamps.com: and use code LEX to get free postage & scale EPISODE LINKS: Jo’s Twitter: youcubed: Jo’s Books: Elastic by Leonard Mlodinow: Deep Work by Cal Newport: 3Blue1Brown: Manim: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube more
9/26/21 #225 – Jeffrey Shainline: Neuromorphic Computing and Optoelectronic ... Jeffrey Shainline is a physicist at NIST working on. Note: Opinions ex...pressed by Jeff do not represent NIST. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Stripe: – Codecademy: and use code LEX to get 15% off – Linode: to get $100 free credit – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Jeff’s Website: Jeff’s Google Scholar: Jeff’s NIST Page: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
9/23/21 #224 – Travis Oliphant: NumPy, SciPy, Anaconda, Python & Scientific ... Travis Oliphant is a data scientist, entrepreneur, and creator of NumP...y, SciPy, and Anaconda. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Novo: – Allform: to get 20% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Travis’s Twitter: Travis’s Wiki Page: NumPy: SciPy: Anaconda: Quansight: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full more
9/21/21 #223 – Travis Stevens: Judo, Olympics, and Mental Toughness Travis Stevens is the 2016 Olympic Judo silver medalist and BJJ black ...belt. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Justworks: – Indeed: to get $75 credit – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Travis’s Website: Travis’s Twitter: Travis’s Youtube Channel: Travis’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support more
9/20/21 #222 – Jay McClelland: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Cognitio... Jay McClelland is a cognitive scientist at Stanford. Please support th...is podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Paperspace: to get $15 credit – Skiff: to get early access – Uprising Food: to get $10 off 1st starter bundle – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Jay’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the more
9/15/21 #221 – Douglas Lenat: Cyc and the Quest to Solve Common Sense Reason... Douglas Lenat is the founder of Cyc, a 37 year project aiming to solve... common-sense knowledge and reasoning in AI. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Squarespace: and use code LEX to get 10% off – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Stamps.com: and use code LEX to get free postage & scale – LMNT: to get free sample pack – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Douglas’s Twitter: Cyc’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
9/11/21 #220 – Niels Jorgensen: New York Firefighters and the Heroes of 9/11 Niels Jorgensen is a former New York firefighter for over 21 years, wh...o was there at Ground Zero on September 11th, 2001. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ROKA: and use code LEX to get 20% off your first order – MUD\WTR: and use code LEX to get 5% off – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Niels’s 20 for 20 Podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
9/9/21 #219 – Donald Knuth: Programming, Algorithms, Hard Problems & the Ga... Donald Knuth is a computer scientist, Turing Award winner, father of a...lgorithm analysis, author of The Art of Computer Programming, and creator of TeX. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Donald’s Stanford Page: Donald’s Books: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
9/6/21 #218 – Jaron Lanier: Virtual Reality, Social Media & the Future of H... Jaron Lanier is a computer scientist, composer, artist, author, and fo...under of the field of virtual reality. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Skiff: to get early access – Novo: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Jaron’s Website: Jaron’s Books: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, more
9/3/21 #217 – Rodney Brooks: Robotics Rodney Brooks is a roboticist, former head of CSAIL at MIT, and co-fou...nder of iRobot, Rethink Robotics, and Robust.AI. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Paperspace: to get $15 credit – GiveDirectly: to get gift matched up to $300 – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: Rodney’s Twitter: Rodney’s Blog: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube more
9/1/21 #216 – Vincent Racaniello: Viruses and Vaccines Vincent Racaniello is a virologist, immunologist, and microbiologist a...t Columbia. He is a co-author of the textbook Principles of Virology and co-host of This Week in Virology podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Privacy: to get $5 added to your account – Justworks: – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – The Information: to get 75% off first month – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Vincent’s Twitter: Vincent’s YouTube: Vincent’s Podcast: Vincent’s Website: more
8/29/21 #215 – Wojciech Zaremba: OpenAI Codex, GPT-3, Robotics, and the Futu... Wojciech Zaremba is a co-founder of OpenAI. Please support this podcas...t by checking out our sponsors: – Paperspace: to get $15 credit – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Wojciech’s Twitter: Wojciech’s Website: OpenAI’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors more
8/27/21 #214 – Jed Buchwald: Isaac Newton and the Philosophy of Science Jed Buchwald is a historian and philosopher of science at Caltech. Ple...ase support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – GiveWell: and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – LMNT: to get free sample pack – Fundrise: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Jed’s Caltech page: Jed’s Books: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
8/23/21 #213 – Barry Barish: Gravitational Waves and the Most Precise Device... Barry Barish is a theoretical physicist at Caltech and the winner of t...he Nobel Prize in Physics. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – MUD\WTR: and use code LEX to get 5% off – GiveDirectly: to get gift matched up to $300 – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Barry’s Nobel Prize entry: Barry’s Caltech profile: LIGO’s Website: LIGO’s Twitter: PODCAST INFO: Podcast more
8/21/21 #212 – Joscha Bach: Nature of Reality, Dreams, and Consciousness Joscha Bach is a cognitive scientist, AI researcher, and philosopher. ...Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Coinbase: to get $5 in free Bitcoin – Codecademy: and use code LEX to get 15% off – Linode: to get $100 free credit – NetSuite: to get free product tour – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Joscha’s Twitter: Joscha’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out more
8/15/21 #211 – Brian Muraresku: The Secret History of Psychedelics Brian Muraresku is the author of The Immortality Key. Please support t...his podcast by checking out our sponsors: – InsideTracker: and use code Lex25 to get 25% off – GiveWell: and use code LEX to get donation matched up to $1k – NI: – Indeed: to get $75 credit – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Brian’s Twitter: Brian’s website: Immortality Key (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, more
8/11/21 #210 – Matt Walker: Sleep Matt Walker is a sleep scientist at Berkeley, author of Why We Sleep, ...and the host of a new podcast called The Matt Walker Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Stamps.com: and use code LEX to get free postage & scale – Squarespace: and use code LEX to get 10% off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Onnit: to get up to 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Matt’s Podcast: Matt’s Twitter: Matt’s Instagram: more
8/9/21 #209 – Luís and João Batalha: Fermat’s Library and the Art of St... Luis and Joao Batalha are co-founders of Fermat’s Library. Please su...pport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Skiff: to get early access – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Indeed: to get $75 credit – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off EPISODE LINKS: Fermat’s Library Twitter: Luis’s Twitter: Joao’s Twitter: Fermat’s Library Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
8/8/21 #208 – Jeff Hawkins: The Thousand Brains Theory of Intelligence Jeff Hawkins is a neuroscientist and cofounder of Numenta, a neuroscie...nce research company. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Codecademy: and use code LEX to get 15% off – BiOptimizers: to get 10% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: A Thousand Brain (book): Numenta’s Twitter: Numenta’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
8/3/21 #207 – Chris Duffin: The Mad Scientist of Strength Chris Duffin is a strength athlete, coach, and engineer, setting multi...ple strength world records including squatting and deadlifting 1000 lbs for multiple reps. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Headspace: to get free 1 month trial – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Ladder: EPISODE LINKS: Chris’s Instagram: The Eagle and the Dragon (book): Chris’s Website: Kabuki Strength: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full more
7/31/21 #206 – Ishan Misra: Self-Supervised Deep Learning in Computer Vision Ishan Misra is a research scientist at FAIR working on self-supervised... visual learning. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – The Information: to get 75% off first month – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Ishan’s twitter: _ Ishan’s website: Ishan’s FAIR page: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check more
7/29/21 #205 – Zach Bitter: Ultramarathon Running Zach Bitter is an ultramarathon runner and coach. Please support this ...podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Ladder: – Belcampo: and use code LEX to get 20% off first order – Noom: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Zach’s Twitter: Zach’s Instagram: Zach’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – Twitter: – Instagram: more
7/26/21 #204 – Cumrun Vafa: String Theory Cumrun Vafa is a theoretical physicist at Harvard. Please support this... podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Headspace: to get free 1 month trial – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Squarespace: and use code LEX to get 10% off – Allform: to get 20% off EPISODE LINKS: Cumrun’s Twitter: Cumrun’s Website: Puzzles to Unravel the Universe (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this more
7/23/21 #203 – Anya Fernald: Regenerative Farming and the Art of Cooking Mea... Anya Fernald is the co-founder of Belcampo farms, chef, and regenerati...ve agriculture expert. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Gala Games: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Fundrise: EPISODE LINKS: Anya’s Instagram: Belcampo’s Instagram: Belcampo’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
7/21/21 #202 – Rick Doblin: Psychedelics Rick Doblin is a psychedelics researcher and the founder and executive... director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Rick’s Twitter: MAPS: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
7/19/21 #201 – Konstantin Batygin: Planet 9 and the Edge of Our Solar System Konstantin Batygin is a planetary astrophysicist at Caltech. Please su...pport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Squarespace: and use code LEX to get 10% off – Literati: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – National Instruments (NI): EPISODE LINKS: Konstantin’s Twitter Konstantin’s Website PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – Twitter: – Instagram: more
7/15/21 #200 – Michael Malice: Totalitarianism and Anarchy Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, and author. Please s...upport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Gala Games: – Indeed: to get $75 credit – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – MasterClass: to get 15% off EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Community: Michael’s YouTube: Michael’s Website: Your Welcome podcast: The Anarchist Handbook (book): The New Right (book): Dear Reader (book): Podcast (Round 1): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & more
7/11/21 #199 – Roger Reaves: Smuggling Drugs for Pablo Escobar and the Medel... Roger Reaves is one of the most prolific drug smugglers in history. Pl...ease support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Noom: – Allform: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Smuggler (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the more
7/9/21 #198 – Sara Walker: The Origin of Life on Earth and Alien Worlds Sara Walker is an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist interested ...in the origin of life. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Sara’s Twitter: Sara’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: more
7/5/21 #197 – Jocko Willink: War, Leadership, and Discipline Jocko Willink is a retired Navy SEAL, co-author of Extreme Ownership, ...and host of Jocko Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Indeed: to get $75 credit – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Ground News: EPISODE LINKS: Jocko’s Twitter: Jocko’s Website: Jocko’s Podcast: Extreme Ownership (book): Discipline Equals Freedom (book): The Dichotomy of Leadership (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
7/1/21 #196 – Yeonmi Park: North Korea Yeonmi Park is a North Korean defector, human rights activist, and aut...hor of the book In Order to Live. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Belcampo: and use code LEX to get 20% off first order – Gala Games: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Yeonmi’s Twitter: Yeonmi’s Facebook: Yeonmi’s YouTube: In Order to Live (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
6/28/21 #195 – Clara Sousa-Silva: Searching for Signs of Life on Venus and O... Clara Sousa-Silva is a quantum astrochemist at Harvard. Please support... this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Clara’s Twitter: Clara’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on more
6/25/21 #194 – Bret Weinstein: Truth, Science, and Censorship in the Time of... Bret Weinstein is and evolutionary biologist, author, and co-host of t...he DarkHorse Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off EPISODE LINKS: Bret’s Twitter: Bret’s YouTube: Bret’s Website: Bret’s Book: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
6/21/21 #193 – Rob Reid: The Existential Threat of Engineered Viruses and La... Rob Reid is an author and podcaster. Please support this podcast by ch...ecking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Belcampo: and use code LEX to get 20% off first order – Fundrise: – NetSuite: to get free product tour EPISODE LINKS: Rob’s Twitter: After On Podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast more
6/16/21 #192 – Charles Hoskinson: Cardano Charles Hoskinson is the founder of Cardano, co-founder of Ethereum, a... mathematician, and a farmer. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Gala Games: – Allform: to get 20% off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Charles’s Twitter: Charles’s YouTube: Cardano Website: IOHK Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT more
6/14/21 #191 – Daniel Schmachtenberger: Steering Civilization Away from Self... Daniel Schmachtenberger is a philosopher interested understanding the ...rise and fall of societies and individuals. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Ground News: – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Daniel’s Website: The Consilience Project: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: more
6/13/21 #190 – Jordan Ellenberg: Mathematics of High-Dimensional Shapes and ... Jordan Ellenberg is a mathematician and author of Shape and How Not to... Be Wrong. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Secret Sauce: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Jordan’s Website: Jordan’s Twitter: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to more
6/7/21 #189 – David Sinclair: Extending the Human Lifespan Beyond 100 Years David Sinclair is a geneticist at Harvard and author of Lifespan. Plea...se support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Onnit: to get up to 10% off – Clear: and use code LexPod to get 2 months free – National Instruments (NI): – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Linode: to get $100 free credit EPISODE LINKS: David’s Twitter: David’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out more
6/3/21 #188 – Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum 2.0 Vitalik Buterin is the co-founder of Ethereum. Please support this pod...cast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Vitalik’s Twitter: Vitalik’s Blog: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & more
5/29/21 #187 – Frank Wilczek: Physics of Quarks, Dark Matter, Complexity, Li... Frank Wilczek is a Nobel Prize winning physicist at MIT. Please suppor...t this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Information: to get 75% off first month – NetSuite: to get free product tour – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Frank’s Twitter: Frank’s Website: Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
5/24/21 #186 – Bryan Johnson: Kernel Brain-Computer Interfaces Bryan Johnson is the founder and CEO of Kernel, OS Fund, and previousl...y Braintree. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Bryan’s Twitter: Bryan’s Website: Kernel’s Twitter: Kernel’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & more
5/20/21 #185 – Sam Harris: Consciousness, Free Will, Psychedelics, AI, UFOs,... Sam Harris is an author, podcaster, and philosopher. Please support th...is podcast by checking out our sponsors: – National Instruments (NI): – Belcampo: and use code LEX to get 20% off first order – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Linode: to get $100 free credit EPISODE LINKS: Sam’s Twitter: Sam’s Website: Sam’s YouTube: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
5/17/21 #184 – Katherine de Kleer: Planets, Moons, and Asteroids in Our Sola... Katherine de Kleer is a professor of Planetary Science and Astronomy a...t Caltech. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Fundrise: – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Katherine’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support more
5/14/21 #183 – Po-Shen Loh: Mathematics, Math Olympiad, Combinatorics & Cont... Po-Shen Loh is a mathematician at CMU and coach of the USA Internation...al Math Olympiad team. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Onnit: – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – LMNT: to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Po’s Twitter: Po’s Website: Daily Challenges: NOVID: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the more
5/9/21 #182 – John Danaher: The Path to Mastery in Jiu Jitsu, Grappling, Ju... John Danaher is a coach, scholar, and educator of jiu jitsu, submissio...n grappling, judo, MMA, and the martial arts. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Onnit: – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Linode: to get $100 free credit EPISODE LINKS: John’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast more
5/1/21 #181 – Sergey Nazarov: Chainlink, Smart Contracts, and Oracle Networ... Sergey Nazarov is the Co-Founder of Chainlink, a decentralized oracle ...network that provides data to smart contracts. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Wine Access: to get 20% off first order – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Indeed: to get $75 credit – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Sergey’s Twitter: Chainlink Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
4/30/21 #180 – Jeremi Suri: History of American Power Jeremi Suri is a historian at UT Austin. Please support this podcast b...y checking out our sponsors: – LMNT: to get free sample pack – Munk Pack: and use code LEX to get 20% off – Belcampo: and use code LEX to get 20% off first order – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Jeremi’s Twitter: Jeremi’s Website: This is Democracy Podcast: The Impossible Presidency (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple more
4/26/21 #179 – Georges St-Pierre: The Science of Fighting Georges St-Pierre is a martial artist. Please support this podcast by ...checking out our sponsors: – Allform: to get 20% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – The Information: to get 75% off first month EPISODE LINKS: GSP’s Twitter: GSP’s Instagram: GSP’s Facebook: GSP’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: more
4/24/21 #178 – Michael Malice and Yaron Brook: Ayn Rand, Human Nature, and A... Michael Malice is an anarchist. Yaron Brook is an objectivist. Both ar...e podcasters and authors. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Ground News: – Public Goods: and use code LEX to get $15 off – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Brave: – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Community: Michael’s YouTube: Michael’s Website: Yaron’s Twitter: Yaron’s YouTube: Yaron’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
4/19/21 #177 – Risto Miikkulainen: Neuroevolution and Evolutionary Computati... Risto Miikkulainen is a computer scientist at UT Austin. Please suppor...t this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Belcampo: and use code LEX to get 20% off first order – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Risto’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – Twitter: more
4/17/21 #176 – Robert Breedlove: Philosophy of Bitcoin from First Principles Robert Breedlove is a decentralized finance entrepreneur, philosopher,... and podcaster. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Fundrise: – LMNT: to get free sample pack – Munk Pack: and use code LEX to get 20% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Robert’s Twitter: Robert’s Linktree: What is Money Show: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support more
4/12/21 #175 – Yannis Pappas: History and Comedy Yannis Pappas is a comedian and podcaster. Please support this podcast... by checking out our sponsors: – Wine Access: to get 20% off first order – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Yannis’s Twitter: Long Days Podcast: Stand Up Special: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the more
4/10/21 #174 – Tyler Cowen: Economic Growth and the Fight Against Conformity... Tyler Cowen is an economist, writer, and podcaster. Please support thi...s podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Linode: to get $100 free credit – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Public Goods: and use code LEX to get $15 off EPISODE LINKS: Tyler’s Twitter: Tyler’s Blog: Conversations with Tyler (Podcast): Big Business (Book): Tyler’s Wiki: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
4/1/21 #173 – Nic Carter: Bitcoin Core Values, Layered Scaling, and Blocksi... Nic Carter is a financial researcher, investor, writer, and podcaster ...on topics of decentralized finance. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Information: to get 75% off first month – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Nic’s Twitter: Nic’s Website: Nic’s Blog: Nic’s Podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
3/30/21 #172 – Ryan Schiller: Librex and the Free Exchange of Ideas on Colle... Ryan Schiller is the creator of Librex, an anonymous discussion feed f...or college communities. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Allform: to get 20% off – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Brave: EPISODE LINKS: Librex App: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – Twitter: more
3/25/21 #171 – Anthony Pompliano: Bitcoin Anthony Pompliano is an entrepreneur, investor, writer, and podcaster ...on topics of decentralized finance. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Indeed: to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Anthony’s Twitter: Anthony’s YouTube: Anthony’s Website: Pomp Letter: Pomp Podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & more
3/22/21 #170 – Ronald Sullivan: The Ideal of Justice in the Face of Controve... Ronald Sullivan is a law professor at Harvard and previously a lawyer ...for Harvey Weinstein and Aaron Hernandez. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brooklinen: and use code LEX to get $25 off + free shipping – Wine Access: to get 20% off first order – Munk Pack: and use code LEX to get 20% off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Ronald’s Twitter: Ronald’s Website: Ronald’s Wikipedia: . Ronald’s NY Times Article: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: more
3/20/21 #169 – Ryan Hall: Solving Martial Arts from First Principles Ryan Hall is a martial artist, BJJ black belt, and MMA fighter undefea...ted in the UFC. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Audible: to get $9.95 a month for 6 months – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – LMNT: to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Ryan’s Twitter: Ryan’s Website: Ryan’s School: Ryan’s Online Courses: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: more
3/15/21 #168 – Silvio Micali: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Algorand, Bitcoin,... Silvio Micali is a computer scientist at MIT, Turing award winner, and... founder of Algorand. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – The Information: to get 75% off first month – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Silvio’s Twitter: Algorand’s Twitter: Algorand’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
3/14/21 #167 – Saagar Enjeti: Politics, History, and Power Saagar Enjeti is a DC-based political correspondent and podcaster. Ple...ase support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Saagar’s Twitter: Realignment Podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast more
3/5/21 #166 – Cal Newport: Deep Work, Focus, Productivity, Email, and Socia... Cal Newport is a computer scientist who also writes about productivity.... Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: A World Without Email (book): Deep Work (book): Digital Minimalism (book): Cal’s Website: Deep Questions (podcast): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
3/1/21 #165 – Josh Barnett: Philosophy of Violence, Power, and the Martial ... Josh Barnett is an MMA fighter, catch wrestler, and a scholar of viole...nce. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Munk Pack: and use code LEX to get 20% off – LMNT: to get free sample pack – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – Rev: to get 7-day free trial EPISODE LINKS: Josh’s Website: Josh’s Twitter: Josh’s Instagram: Josh’s Facebook: Josh’s Wikipedia: Josh’s YouTube: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
2/28/21 #164 – Andrew Huberman: Sleep, Dreams, Creativity & the Limits of th... Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist at Stanford. Please support this p...odcast by checking out our sponsors: – MasterClass: to get 15% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Andrew’s YouTube: Huberman Lab Podcast: Andrew’s Instagram: Andrew’s Wikipedia: Andrew’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the more
2/23/21 #163 – Eric Weinstein: Difficult Conversations, Freedom of Speech, a... Eric Weinstein is a mathematical physicist and podcaster. Please suppo...rt this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Indeed: to get $75 credit – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – Wine Access: to get 20% off first order – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Eric’s Twitter: Eric’s YouTube: The Portal podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support more
2/18/21 #162 – Jim Keller: The Future of Computing, AI, Life, and Consciousn... Jim Keller is a legendary microprocessor engineer, previously at AMD, ...Apple, Tesla, Intel, and now Tenstorrent. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Brooklinen: and use code LEX to get $25 off + free shipping – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Belcampo: and use code LEX to get 20% off first order EPISODE LINKS: Jim’s Twitter: Jim’s Wiki: Tenstorrent: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: more
2/15/21 #161 – Jason Calacanis: Startups, Angel Investing, Capitalism, and F... Jason Calacanis is an angel investor, entrepreneur, and co-host of All...-In Podcast and This Week in Startups. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – Linode: to get $100 free credit – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Rev: to get 7-day free trial EPISODE LINKS: Jason’s Twitter: Jason’s Website: Jason’s YouTube: Jason’s Link Tree: All-In Podcast: This Week in Startups Podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
2/12/21 #160 – Brendan Eich: JavaScript, Firefox, Mozilla, and Brave Brendan Eich is the creator of JavaScript and co-founder of Mozilla an...d Brave. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Brendan’s Twitter: Brendan’s Website: Brave browser: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the more
2/7/21 #159 – Richard Craib: WallStreetBets, Numerai, and the Future of Sto... Richard Craib is the founder of Numerai, a crowd-sourced, AI-run stock... trading system. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Audible: to get $9.95 a month for 6 months – Tryolabs: – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Richard’s Twitter: Numerai’s Twitter: Numerai’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the more
2/5/21 #158 – Zev Weinstein: The Next Generation of Big Ideas and Brave Min... Zev Weinstein is a young man who thinks deeply about the world. Please... support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Zev’s YouTube: Zev’s Twitter: Zev’s Instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – more
2/1/21 #157 – Natalya Bailey: Rocket Engines and Electric Spacecraft Propul... Natalya Bailey is a rocket propulsion engineer from MIT and now CTO of... Accion Systems. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Munk Pack: and use code LEX to get 20% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off EPISODE LINKS: Natalya’s Twitter: Accion Systems: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: more
1/29/21 #156 – Tim Dillon: Comedy, Power, Conspiracy Theories, and Freedom Tim Dillon is a comedian and podcaster. Please support this podcast by... checking out our sponsors: – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Rev: to get 7-day free trial EPISODE LINKS: Tim’s Twitter: Tim’s Instagram: Tim’s YouTube: Tim’s Website: Tim’s Merch: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
1/27/21 Lex Fridman: Ask Me Anything – AMA January 2021 Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brooklin...en: and use code LEX to get $25 off + free shipping – Indeed: to get $75 credit – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Theragun: to get 30 day trial PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – Twitter: – Instagram: – LinkedIn: more
1/18/21 #155 – Max Tegmark: AI and Physics Max Tegmark is a physicist and AI researcher at MIT. Please support th...is podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: News Project Explainer Video: News Project Website: Max’s Twitter: Max’s Website: Future of Life Institute: Lex Fridman Podcast #1: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
1/14/21 #154 – Avi Loeb: Aliens, Black Holes, and the Mystery of the Oumuamu... Avi Loeb is an astrophysicist at Harvard. Please support this podcast ...by checking out our sponsors: – Zero Fasting: to get 30% off annual subscription – LMNT: to get free sample pack – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Pessimists Archive: EPISODE LINKS: Extraterrestrial (book): Avi’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: – more
1/11/21 #153 – Dmitry Korkin: Evolution of Proteins, Viruses, Life, and AI Dmitry Korkin is a professor of bioinformatics and computational biolo...gy at WPI. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get $5 off – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Dmitry’s Website: Dmitry’s Twitter: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast more
1/9/21 #152 – Dan Gable: Olympic Wrestling, Mental Toughness & the Making o... Dan Gable is one of the greatest Olympic athletes and wrestling coache...s of all time. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Tryolabs: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: Dan’s Twitter: Dan’s Website: Dan’s Books: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s more
1/4/21 #151 – Dan Kokotov: Speech Recognition with AI and Humans Dan Kokotov is VP of Engineering at Rev.ai, an automatic speech recogn...ition company. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Business Wars: – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Rev: Rev.ai: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the more
12/31/20 #150 – Michael Malice: The White Pill, Freedom, Hope, and Happiness ... Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, and author. Please s...upport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – NetSuite: to get free product tour – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Community: Michael’s YouTube: Michael’s Website: Your Welcome podcast: The New Right (book): Dear Reader (book): Podcast (Round 1): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
12/28/20 #149 – Diana Walsh Pasulka: Aliens, Technology, Religion, and the Na... Diana Walsh Pasulka is a professor of philosophy and religion at UNCW ...and author of American Cosmic: UFOs, Religion, and Technology. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – LMNT: to get free shipping – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Business Wars: – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Diana’s Website: American Cosmic (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best more
12/26/20 #148 – Charles Isbell and Michael Littman: Machine Learning and Educ... Charles Isbell is the Dean of the College of Computing at Georgia Tech.... Michael Littman is a computer scientist at Brown University. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get special savings – MasterClass: to get 2 for price of 1 – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Charles’s Twitter: Charles’s Website: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Website: Michael’s YouTube: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: more
12/20/20 #147 – Dmitri Dolgov: Waymo and the Future of Self-Driving Cars Dmitri Dolgov is the CTO of Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. Plea...se support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Tryolabs: – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Waymo’s Twitter: Waymo’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on more
12/19/20 #146 – Michael Mina: Rapid Testing, Viruses, and the Engineering Min... Michael Mina is an immunologist, epidemiologist, and physician at Harv...ard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Time article: Rapid Tests: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, more
12/14/20 #145 – Matthew Johnson: Psychedelics Matthew W. Johnson is a professor and psychedelics researcher at Johns... Hopkins. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: – Neuro: and use code LEX to get 15% off – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Matt’s Twitter: Matt’s Website: Study Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s more
12/13/20 #144 – Michael Littman: Reinforcement Learning and the Future of AI Michael Littman is a computer scientist at Brown University. Please su...pport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – MasterClass: to get 2 for price of 1 – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Website: Michael’s YouTube: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s more
12/6/20 #143 – John Clarke: The Art of Fighting and the Pursuit of Excellenc... John Clarke is a BJJ black belt and MMA coach. Please support this pod...cast by checking out our sponsors: – Theragun: to get 30 day trial – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get free shipping – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get $200 off – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Broadway Jiu Jitsu website: Broadway Jiu Jitsu instagram: Please, Allow Me podcast: Please, Allow Me instagram: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
11/30/20 #142 – Manolis Kellis: Meaning of Life, the Universe, and Everything Manolis Kellis is a computational biologist at MIT. Please support thi...s podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Manolis Website: Manolis Twitter: Manolis YouTube: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support more
11/25/20 #141 – Erik Brynjolfsson: Economics of AI, Social Networks, and Tech... Erik Brynjolfsson is an economist at Stanford. Please support this pod...cast by checking out our sponsors: – Vincero: to get up to 25% off + free shipping – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Erik’s Twitter: Erik’s Website: The Second Machine Age (book): Machine, Platform, Crowd (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
11/20/20 #140 – Lisa Feldman Barrett: Love, Evolution, and the Human Brain Lisa Feldman Barrett is a neuroscientist, psychologist, and author. Pl...ease support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get $200 off – MasterClass: to get 15% off annual sub – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain (book): How Emotions Are Made (book): Lisa’s Twitter: Lisa’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: more
11/16/20 #139 – Andrew Huberman: Neuroscience of Optimal Performance Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist at Stanford. Please support this p...odcast by checking out our sponsors: – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get $200 off – SEMrush: to get a free month of Guru – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Andrew’s Instagram: Andrew’s Wikipedia: Andrew’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: more
11/13/20 #138 – Yaron Brook: Ayn Rand and the Philosophy of Objectivism Yaron Brook is a objectivist philosopher, podcaster, and author. Pleas...e support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Yaron’s Twitter: Yaron Brook Show (YouTube): Free Market Revolution (book): Equal is Unfair (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors more
11/8/20 #137 – Alex Filippenko: Supernovae, Dark Energy, Aliens & the Expand... Alex Filippenko is an astrophysicist and professor of astronomy at Ber...keley. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Neuro: and use code LEX to get 15% off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off – MasterClass: to get 15% off annual sub – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Alex’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – more
11/3/20 #136 – Dan Carlin: Hardcore History Dan Carlin is a historian, political thinker, and podcaster. Please su...pport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get free vitamin D – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get free shipping – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Dan’s Twitter: Dan’s Website: Hardcore History podcast: Common Sense podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube more
11/2/20 #135 – Charles Isbell: Computing, Interactive AI, and Race in Americ... Charles Isbell is the Dean of the College of Computing at Georgia Tech.... Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Neuro: and use code LEX to get 15% off – Decoding Digital: – MasterClass: to get 15% off annual sub – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Charles’s Twitter: Charles’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this more
10/30/20 #134 – Eric Weinstein: On the Nature of Good and Evil, Genius and Ma... Eric Weinstein is a mathematical physicist, podcaster, and intellectua...l. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Grammarly: to get 20% off premium – Sun Basket: and use code LEX to get $35 off – SEMrush: to get a free month of Guru – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Eric’s Twitter: Eric’s YouTube: The Portal podcast: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, more
10/25/20 #133 – Manolis Kellis: Biology of Disease Manolis Kellis is a computational biologist at MIT. Please support thi...s podcast by checking out our sponsors: – SEMrush: to get a free month of Guru – Pessimists Archive: – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get $200 off – BetterHelp: to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Manolis Website: Manolis Twitter: Manolis YouTube: Manolis Wikipedia: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast more
10/22/20 #132 – George Hotz: Hacking the Simulation & Learning to Drive with ... George Hotz (geohot) is a programmer, hacker, and the founder of Comma....ai. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Four Sigmatic: and use code LexPod to get up to 40% & free shipping – Decoding Digital: – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: Comma.ai’s Twitter: Comma.ai’s Website: George’s Instagram: George’s Twitch: George’s Twitter: Comma.ai YouTube (unofficial): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the more
10/19/20 #131 – Chris Lattner: The Future of Computing and Programming Langua... Chris Lattner is a world-class software & hardware engineer, leading p...rojects at Apple, Tesla, Google, and SiFive. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Blinkist: and use code LEX to get a free week of premium – Neuro: and use code LEX to get 15% off – MasterClass: to get 15% off annual sub – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Chris’s Twitter: Chris’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & more
10/12/20 #130 – Scott Aaronson: Computational Complexity and Consciousness Scott Aaronson is a quantum computer scientist. Please support this po...dcast by checking out our sponsors: – SimpliSafe: and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX to get $200 off – ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – BetterHelp: and use code LEX to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Scott’s Blog: Our previous episode: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors more
10/4/20 #129 – Lisa Feldman Barrett: Counterintuitive Ideas About How the Br... Lisa Feldman Barrett is a neuroscientist, psychologist, and author. Pl...ease support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: and use code LEX to get free vitamin D3/K2 – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX to get free shipping – Cash App: and use code LexPodcast to get $10 EPISODE LINKS: Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain (book): How Emotions Are Made (book): Lisa’s Twitter: Lisa’s Website: PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: more
10/2/20 #128 – Michael Malice: Anarchy, Democracy, Libertarianism, Love, and... Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, and author. Please s...upport this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – SEMrush: to get a free month of Guru – DoorDash: and use code LEX to get $5 off – MasterClass: to get 15% off annual sub EPISODE LINKS: Michael’s Twitter: Michael’s Community: Michael’s YouTube: Michael’s Website: Your Welcome podcast: The New Right (book): Dear Reader (book): PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: Apple Podcasts: Spotify: RSS: YouTube Full Episodes: YouTube Clips: SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out more
9/26/20 #127 – Joe Rogan: Conversations, Ideas, Love, Freedom & The Joe Roga... Joe Rogan is a comedian, UFC commentator, and the host of the Joe Roga...n Experience. Please check out our sponsors to get a discount and to support this podcast: – Neuro: and use code LEX – Eight Sleep: and use code LEX – Dollar Shave Club: Episode Links: Joe’s Instagram: Joe’s Twitter: JRE (Spotify): JRE (Apple): JRE (YouTube): If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
9/24/20 #126 – James Gosling: Java, JVM, Emacs, and the Early Days of Comput... James Gosling is the founder and lead designer of the Java programming... language. Please check out our sponsors to get a discount and to support this podcast: – Public Goods: and use code LEX – BetterHelp: – ExpressVPN: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. Here’s the outline of more
9/20/20 #125 – Ryan Hall: Martial Arts and the Philosophy of Violence, Power... Ryan Hall is a jiu jitsu black belt, UFC fighter, and a philosopher of... the martial arts. Please check out our sponsors to get a discount and to support this podcast: – PowerDot, use code LEX: – Babbel: and use code LEX – Cash App: download app & use code “LexPodcast” If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, more
9/15/20 #124 – Stephen Wolfram: Fundamental Theory of Physics, Life, and the... Stephen Wolfram is a computer scientist, mathematician, and theoretica...l physicist. This is our second conversation on the podcast. Please check out our sponsors to get a discount and to support this podcast: – SimpliSafe: – Sun Basket, use code LEX: – MasterClass: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. more
9/12/20 #123 – Manolis Kellis: Origin of Life, Humans, Ideas, Suffering, and... Manolis Kellis is a professor at MIT and head of the MIT Computational... Biology Group. Please check out our sponsors to get a discount and to support this podcast: – Public Goods: and use code LEX – Magic Spoon: link & using code LEX at checkout – ExpressVPN:  Lex Fridman Podcast survey mentioned in the intro: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate more
9/8/20 #122 – David Fravor: UFOs, Aliens, Fighter Jets, and Aerospace Engin... David Fravor is a navy pilot of 18 years and a primary witness in one ...of the most credible UFO sightings in history, video of which has been released by the Pentagon and reported on by the NY Times. Please check out our sponsors to get a discount and to support this podcast: – Athletic Greens: – ExpressVPN:  – BetterHelp: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the more
9/7/20 Lex Solo #3 – In Memory of My Grandmother My attempt to find the words to honor my grandmother, an amazing woman... who is responsible for much of who I am, who taught me how to be a man, taught me about strength, about wisdom, about compassion, about love. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. Here’s the outline of the more
9/5/20 #121 – Eugenia Kuyda: Friendship with an AI Companion Eugenia Kuyda co-founder of Replika, an AI companion. Please check out... our sponsors to get a discount and to support this podcast: – Dollar Shave Club: – DoorDash: download app & use code LEX – Cash App: download app & use code “LexPodcast” Episode links: Eugenia’s Twitter: Replika’s Twitter: Replika’s Website: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on more
9/1/20 Lex Solo #2 – The Future of Neuralink My thoughts on 8 possible long-term futures of Neuralink after attendi...ng the August 2020 progress update. This is a solo episode #2 of the podcast. Hopefully it’s interesting to some folks. The aim is for these episodes to be focused on a particular topic, at times challenging, at times personal, at times exciting to me on a technical and philosophical level like the episode today. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If more
8/31/20 #120 – François Chollet: Measures of Intelligence François Chollet is an AI researcher at Google and creator of Keras. ...Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors (and get discount): – Babbel: and use code LEX – MasterClass: – Cash App: download app & use code “LexPodcast” Episode links: Francois’s Twitter: Francois’s Website: On the Measure of Intelligence (paper): If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars more
8/26/20 #119 – David Eagleman: Neuroplasticity and the Livewired Brain David Eagleman is a neuroscientist at Stanford. Support this podcast b...y supporting our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: – BetterHelp: – Cash App: download app & use code “LexPodcast” Episode links: David’s Website: David’s Twitter: Livewired (book): If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. Here’s the outline of more
8/24/20 New Name: Lex Fridman Podcast New podcast name. New Russian hitman thumbnail. Everything else stays ...the same. AI is still my passion, but this gives me a bit more freedom to talk to interesting folks from all over. Thanks for the support & the love. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. more
8/23/20 #118 – Grant Sanderson: Math, Manim, Neural Networks & Teaching with... Grant Sanderson is a math educator and creator of 3Blue1Brown. Support... this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – Dollar Shave Club: – DoorDash: download app & use code LEX – Cash App: download app & use code “LexPodcast” Episode links: 3Blue1Brown: Grant’s Twitter: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on more
8/20/20 #117 – Sheldon Solomon: Death and Meaning Sheldon Solomon is a social psychologist, a philosopher, co-developer ...of Terror Management Theory, co-author of The Worm at the Core. Please support this channel by supporting our sponsors: – Blinkist: – ExpressVPN at  – Cash App: download app & use code “LexPodcast” Episode links: Sheldon’s Website: The Worm at the Core (book): Denial of Death (book): If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please more
8/16/20 #116 – Sara Seager: Search for Planets and Life Outside Our Solar Sy... Sara Seager is a planetary scientist at MIT, known for her work on the... search for exoplanets. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors. Click links, get discount: – Public Goods at and use code LEX – PowerDot: and use code LEX – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): Episode links: Sara’s Twitter: Sara’s Website: The Smallest Lights in the Universe (book): If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on more
8/14/20 #115 – Dileep George: Brain-Inspired AI Dileep George is a researcher at the intersection of neuroscience and ...artificial intelligence, co-founder of Vicarious, formerly co-founder of Numenta. From the early work on Hierarchical temporal memory to Recursive Cortical Networks to today, Dileep’s always sought to engineer intelligence that is closely inspired by the human brain. Support this channel by supporting our sponsors. Click links, get discount: – Babbel: and use code LEX – MasterClass: – Raycon: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can more
8/9/20 #114 – Russ Tedrake: Underactuated Robotics, Control, Dynamics and T... Russ Tedrake is a roboticist and professor at MIT and vice president o...f robotics research at TRI. He works on control of robots in interesting, complicated, underactuated, stochastic, difficult to model situations. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors. Click links, get discount: – Magic Spoon: & use code LEX at checkout – BetterHelp: – ExpressVPN: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please more
7/31/20 #113 – Manolis Kellis: Human Genome and Evolutionary Dynamics Manolis Kellis is a professor at MIT and head of the MIT Computational... Biology Group. He is interested in understanding the human genome from a computational, evolutionary, biological, and other cross-disciplinary perspectives. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – Blinkist: – Eight Sleep: – MasterClass: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, more
7/29/20 #112 – Ian Hutchinson: Nuclear Fusion, Plasma Physics, and Religion Ian Hutchinson is a nuclear engineer and plasma physicist at MIT. He h...as made a number of important contributions in plasma physics including the magnetic confinement of plasmas seeking to enable fusion reactions, which is the energy source of the stars, to be used for practical energy production. Current nuclear reactors are based on fission as we discuss. Ian has also written on the philosophy of science and the relationship between science and religion. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – Sun Basket, use code LEX: – PowerDot, use code LEX: If you would like to get more
7/26/20 #111 – Richard Karp: Algorithms and Computational Complexity Richard Karp is a professor at Berkeley and one of the most important ...figures in the history of theoretical computer science. In 1985, he received the Turing Award for his research in the theory of algorithms, including the development of the Edmonds–Karp algorithm for solving the maximum flow problem on networks, Hopcroft–Karp algorithm for finding maximum cardinality matchings in bipartite graphs, and his landmark paper in complexity theory called “Reducibility Among Combinatorial Problems”, in which he proved 21 problems to be NP-complete. This paper was probably the most important catalyst in the explosion of interest in the study of NP-completeness more
7/21/20 #110 – Jitendra Malik: Computer Vision Jitendra Malik is a professor at Berkeley and one of the seminal figur...es in the field of computer vision, the kind before the deep learning revolution, and the kind after. He has been cited over 180,000 times and has mentored many world-class researchers in computer science. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – BetterHelp: – ExpressVPN: If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please more
7/18/20 #109 – Brian Kernighan: UNIX, C, AWK, AMPL, and Go Programming Brian Kernighan is a professor of computer science at Princeton Univer...sity. He co-authored the C Programming Language with Dennis Ritchie (creator of C) and has written a lot of books on programming, computers, and life including the Practice of Programming, the Go Programming Language, his latest UNIX: A History and a Memoir. He co-created AWK, the text processing language used by Linux folks like myself. He co-designed AMPL, an algebraic modeling language for large-scale optimization. Support this podcast by supporting our sponsors: – Eight Sleep: – Raycon: If you would like to get more information about this podcast more
7/14/20 #108 – Sergey Levine: Robotics and Machine Learning Sergey Levine is a professor at Berkeley and a world-class researcher ...in deep learning, reinforcement learning, robotics, and computer vision, including the development of algorithms for end-to-end training of neural network policies that combine perception and control, scalable algorithms for inverse reinforcement learning, and deep RL algorithms. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – ExpressVPN: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, more
7/8/20 #107 – Peter Singer: Suffering in Humans, Animals, and AI Peter Singer is a professor of bioethics at Princeton, best known for ...his 1975 book Animal Liberation, that makes an ethical case against eating meat. He has written brilliantly from an ethical perspective on extreme poverty, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sports doping, the sale of kidneys, and happiness including in his books Ethics in the Real World and The Life You Can Save. He was a key popularizer of the effective altruism movement and is generally considered one of the most influential philosophers in the world. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – MasterClass: – Cash App – more
7/3/20 #106 – Matt Botvinick: Neuroscience, Psychology, and AI at DeepMind Matt Botvinick is the Director of Neuroscience Research at DeepMind. H...e is a brilliant cross-disciplinary mind navigating effortlessly between cognitive psychology, computational neuroscience, and artificial intelligence. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: – Magic Spoon: and use code LEX at checkout If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, more
6/30/20 #105 – Robert Langer: Edison of Medicine Robert Langer is a professor at MIT and one of the most cited research...ers in history, specializing in biotechnology fields of drug delivery systems and tissue engineering. He has bridged theory and practice by being a key member and driving force in launching many successful biotech companies out of MIT. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – MasterClass: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast more
6/27/20 #104 – David Patterson: Computer Architecture and Data Storage David Patterson is a Turing award winner and professor of computer sci...ence at Berkeley. He is known for pioneering contributions to RISC processor architecture used by 99% of new chips today and for co-creating RAID storage. The impact that these two lines of research and development have had on our world is immeasurable. He is also one of the great educators of computer science in the world. His book with John Hennessy “Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach” is how I first learned about and was humbled by the inner workings of machines at the lowest level. Support this podcast by more
6/22/20 #103 – Ben Goertzel: Artificial General Intelligence Ben Goertzel is one of the most interesting minds in the artificial in...telligence community. He is the founder of SingularityNET, designer of OpenCog AI framework, formerly a director of the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, Chief Scientist of Hanson Robotics, the company that created the Sophia Robot. He has been a central figure in the AGI community for many years, including in the Conference on Artificial General Intelligence. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – Jordan Harbinger Show: – MasterClass: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this more
6/20/20 #102 – Steven Pressfield: The War of Art Steven Pressfield is a historian and author of War of Art, a book that... had a big impact on my life and the life of millions of whose passion is to create in art, science, business, sport, and everywhere else. I highly recommend it and others of his books on this topic, including Turning Pro, Do the Work, Nobody Wants to Read Your Shit, and the Warrior Ethos. Also his books Gates of Fire about the Spartans and the battle at Thermopylae, The Lion’s Gate, Tides of War, and others are some of the best historical fiction novels ever written. more
6/13/20 #101 – Joscha Bach: Artificial Consciousness and the Nature of Reali... Joscha Bach is the VP of Research at the AI Foundation, previously doi...ng research at MIT and Harvard. Joscha work explores the workings of the human mind, intelligence, consciousness, life on Earth, and the possibly-simulated fabric of our universe. Support this podcast by supporting these sponsors: – ExpressVPN at – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, more
5/28/20 #99 – Karl Friston: Neuroscience and the Free Energy Principle Karl Friston is one of the greatest neuroscientists in history, cited ...over 245,000 times, known for many influential ideas in brain imaging, neuroscience, and theoretical neurobiology, including the fascinating idea of the free-energy principle for action and perception. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store):  – Cash App (Google Play):  EPISODE LINKS: Karl’s Website: Karl’s Wiki: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman more
5/20/20 #97 – Sertac Karaman: Robots That Fly and Robots That Drive Sertac Karaman is a professor at MIT, co-founder of the autonomous veh...icle company Optimus Ride, and is one of top roboticists in the world, including robots that drive and robots that fly. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store):  – Cash App (Google Play):  EPISODE LINKS: Sertac’s Website: Sertac’s Twitter: Optimus Ride: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, more
5/15/20 #96 – Stephen Schwarzman: Going Big in Business, Investing, and AI Stephen Schwarzman is the CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone, one of the... world’s leading investment firms with over 530 billion dollars of assets under management. He is one of the most successful business leaders in history, all from humble beginnings back in Philly. I recommend his recent book called What It Takes that tells stories and lessons from this personal journey. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – ExpressVPN at – MasterClass: EPISODE LINKS: What It Takes (book): This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information more
5/12/20 #95 – Dawn Song: Adversarial Machine Learning and Computer Security Dawn Song is a professor of computer science at UC Berkeley with resea...rch interests in security, most recently with a focus on the intersection between computer security and machine learning. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store):  – Cash App (Google Play):  EPISODE LINKS: Dawn’s Twitter: Dawn’s Website: Oasis Labs: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, more
5/8/20 #94 – Ilya Sutskever: Deep Learning Ilya Sutskever is the co-founder of OpenAI, is one of the most cited c...omputer scientist in history with over 165,000 citations, and to me, is one of the most brilliant and insightful minds ever in the field of deep learning. There are very few people in this world who I would rather talk to and brainstorm with about deep learning, intelligence, and life than Ilya, on and off the mic. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store):  – Cash App (Google Play):  EPISODE LINKS: more
5/5/20 #93 – Daphne Koller: Biomedicine and Machine Learning Daphne Koller is a professor of computer science at Stanford Universit...y, a co-founder of Coursera with Andrew Ng and Founder and CEO of insitro, a company at the intersection of machine learning and biomedicine. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store):  – Cash App (Google Play):  EPISODE LINKS: Daphne’s Twitter: Daphne’s Website: Insitro: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, more
4/29/20 #92 – Harry Cliff: Particle Physics and the Large Hadron Collider Harry Cliff is a particle physicist at the University of Cambridge wor...king on the Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment that specializes in searching for hints of new particles and forces by studying a type of particle called the “beauty quark”, or “b quark”. In this way, he is part of the group of physicists who are searching answers to some of the biggest questions in modern physics. He is also an exceptional communicator of science with some of the clearest and most captivating explanations of basic concepts in particle physics I’ve ever heard. Support this podcast by signing up with more
4/24/20 #91 – Jack Dorsey: Square, Cryptocurrency, and Artificial Intelligen... Jack Dorsey is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter and the founder and C...EO of Square. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – MasterClass: EPISODE LINKS: Jack’s Twitter: Start Small Tracker: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on more
4/22/20 #90 – Dmitry Korkin: Computational Biology of Coronavirus Dmitry Korkin is a professor of bioinformatics and computational biolo...gy at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he specializes in bioinformatics of complex disease, computational genomics, systems biology, and biomedical data analytics. I came across Dmitry’s work when in February his group used the viral genome of the COVID-19 to reconstruct the 3D structure of its major viral proteins and their interactions with human proteins, in effect creating a structural genomics map of the coronavirus and making this data open and available to researchers everywhere. We talked about the biology of COVID-19, SARS, and viruses in general, and how computational methods can more
4/18/20 #89 – Stephen Wolfram: Cellular Automata, Computation, and Physics Stephen Wolfram is a computer scientist, mathematician, and theoretica...l physicist who is the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research, a company behind Mathematica, Wolfram Alpha, Wolfram Language, and the new Wolfram Physics project. He is the author of several books including A New Kind of Science, which on a personal note was one of the most influential books in my journey in computer science and artificial intelligence. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – ExpressVPN at – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): more
4/13/20 #88 – Eric Weinstein: Geometric Unity and the Call for New Ideas, Le... Eric Weinstein is a mathematician with a bold and piercing intelligenc...e, unafraid to explore the biggest questions in the universe and shine a light on the darkest corners of our society. He is the host of The Portal podcast, a part of which, he recently released his 2013 Oxford lecture on his theory of Geometric Unity that is at the center of his lifelong efforts in arriving at a theory of everything that unifies the fundamental laws of physics. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App more
4/9/20 #87 – Richard Dawkins: Evolution, Intelligence, Simulation, and Meme... Richard Dawkins is an evolutionary biologist, and author of The Selfis...h Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, The God Delusion, The Magic of Reality, The Greatest Show on Earth, and his latest Outgrowing God. He is the originator and popularizer of a lot of fascinating ideas in evolutionary biology and science in general, including funny enough the introduction of the word meme in his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which in the context of a gene-centered view of evolution is an exceptionally powerful idea. He is outspoken, bold, and often fearless in his defense of science and reason, and in this way, more
4/3/20 #86 – David Silver: AlphaGo, AlphaZero, and Deep Reinforcement Learn... David Silver leads the reinforcement learning research group at DeepMi...nd and was lead researcher on AlphaGo, AlphaZero and co-lead on AlphaStar, and MuZero and lot of important work in reinforcement learning. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – MasterClass: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): EPISODE LINKS: Reinforcement learning (book): This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, more
3/31/20 #85 – Roger Penrose: Physics of Consciousness and the Infinite Unive... Roger Penrose is physicist, mathematician, and philosopher at Universi...ty of Oxford. He has made fundamental contributions in many disciplines from the mathematical physics of general relativity and cosmology to the limitations of a computational view of consciousness. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – ExpressVPN at – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): EPISODE LINKS: Cycles of Time (book): The Emperor’s New Mind (book): This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information more
3/26/20 #83 – Nick Bostrom: Simulation and Superintelligence Nick Bostrom is a philosopher at University of Oxford and the director... of the Future of Humanity Institute. He has worked on fascinating and important ideas in existential risks, simulation hypothesis, human enhancement ethics, and the risks of superintelligent AI systems, including in his book Superintelligence. I can see talking to Nick multiple times on this podcast, many hours each time, but we have to start somewhere. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): EPISODE LINKS: Nick’s more
3/21/20 #82 – Simon Sinek: Leadership, Hard Work, Optimism and the Infinite ... Simon Sinek is an author of several books including Start With Why, Le...aders Eat Last, and his latest The Infinite Game. He is one of the best communicators of what it takes to be a good leader, to inspire, and to build businesses that solve big difficult challenges. Support this podcast by signing up with these sponsors: – MasterClass: – Cash App – use code “LexPodcast” and download: – Cash App (App Store): – Cash App (Google Play): EPISODE LINKS: Simon twitter: Simon facebook: Simon website: Books: – Infinite Game: – Leaders Eat more
3/19/20 #81 – Anca Dragan: Human-Robot Interaction and Reward Engineering Anca Dragan is a professor at Berkeley, working on human-robot interac...tion — algorithms that look beyond the robot’s function in isolation, and generate robot behavior that accounts for interaction and coordination with human beings. Support this podcast by supporting the sponsors and using the special code: – Download Cash App on the App Store or Google Play & use code “LexPodcast”  EPISODE LINKS: Anca’s Twitter: Anca’s Website: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, more
3/16/20 #80 – Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, and the Future of M... Vitalik Buterin is co-creator of Ethereum and ether, which is a crypto...currency that is currently the second-largest digital currency after bitcoin. Ethereum has a lot of interesting technical ideas that are defining the future of blockchain technology, and Vitalik is one of the most brilliant people innovating this space today. Support this podcast by supporting the sponsors with a special code: – Get ExpressVPN at – Sign up to MasterClass at EPISODE LINKS: Vitalik blog: Ethereum whitepaper: Casper FFG (paper): Quadratic funding (paper): Bitcoin whitepaper: Mastering Ethereum (book): This conversation is part more
3/7/20 #79 – Lee Smolin: Quantum Gravity and Einstein’s Unfinished Revolu... Lee Smolin is a theoretical physicist, co-inventor of loop quantum gra...vity, and a contributor of many interesting ideas to cosmology, quantum field theory, the foundations of quantum mechanics, theoretical biology, and the philosophy of science. He is the author of several books including one that critiques the state of physics and string theory called The Trouble with Physics, and his latest book, Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum. EPISODE LINKS: Books mentioned: – Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution by Lee Smolin: – The Trouble With Physics by Lee Smolin: – Against Method by Paul Feyerabend: more
3/5/20 #78 – Ann Druyan: Cosmos, Carl Sagan, Voyager, and the Beauty of Sci... Ann Druyan is the writer, producer, director, and one of the most impo...rtant and impactful communicators of science in our time. She co-wrote the 1980 science documentary series Cosmos hosted by Carl Sagan, whom she married in 1981, and her love for whom, with the help of NASA, was recorded as brain waves on a golden record along with other things our civilization has to offer and launched into space on the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecraft that are now, 42 years later, still active, reaching out farther into deep space than any human-made object ever has. This was more
3/3/20 #77 – Alex Garland: Ex Machina, Devs, Annihilation, and the Poetry o... Alex Garland is a writer and director of many imaginative and philosop...hical films from the dreamlike exploration of human self-destruction in the movie Annihilation to the deep questions of consciousness and intelligence raised in the movie Ex Machina, which to me is one of the greatest movies on artificial intelligence ever made. I’m releasing this podcast to coincide with the release of his new series called Devs that will premiere this Thursday, March 5, on Hulu. EPISODE LINKS: Devs: Annihilation: Ex Machina: Alex IMDb: Alex Wiki: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If more
2/29/20 #76 – John Hopfield: Physics View of the Mind and Neurobiology John Hopfield is professor at Princeton, whose life’s work weaved be...autifully through biology, chemistry, neuroscience, and physics. Most crucially, he saw the messy world of biology through the piercing eyes of a physicist. He is perhaps best known for his work on associate neural networks, now known as Hopfield networks that were one of the early ideas that catalyzed the development of the modern field of deep learning. EPISODE LINKS: Now What? article: John wikipedia: Books mentioned: – Einstein’s Dreams: – Mind is Flat: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like more
2/26/20 #75 – Marcus Hutter: Universal Artificial Intelligence, AIXI, and AG... Marcus Hutter is a senior research scientist at DeepMind and professor... at Australian National University. Throughout his career of research, including with Jürgen Schmidhuber and Shane Legg, he has proposed a lot of interesting ideas in and around the field of artificial general intelligence, including the development of the AIXI model which is a mathematical approach to AGI that incorporates ideas of Kolmogorov complexity, Solomonoff induction, and reinforcement learning. EPISODE LINKS: Hutter Prize: Marcus web: Books mentioned: – Universal AI: – AI: A Modern Approach: – Reinforcement Learning: – Theory of Knowledge: This conversation more
2/24/20 #74 – Michael I. Jordan: Machine Learning, Recommender Systems, and ... Michael I. Jordan is a professor at Berkeley, and one of the most infl...uential people in the history of machine learning, statistics, and artificial intelligence. He has been cited over 170,000 times and has mentored many of the world-class researchers defining the field of AI today, including Andrew Ng, Zoubin Ghahramani, Ben Taskar, and Yoshua Bengio. EPISODE LINKS: (Blog post) Artificial Intelligence—The Revolution Hasn’t Happened Yet This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where more
2/20/20 #73 – Andrew Ng: Deep Learning, Education, and Real-World AI Andrew Ng is one of the most impactful educators, researchers, innovat...ors, and leaders in artificial intelligence and technology space in general. He co-founded Coursera and Google Brain, launched deeplearning.ai, Landing.ai, and the AI fund, and was the Chief Scientist at Baidu. As a Stanford professor, and with Coursera and deeplearning.ai, he has helped educate and inspire millions of students including me. EPISODE LINKS: Andrew Twitter: Andrew Facebook: Andrew LinkedIn: deeplearning.ai: landing.ai: AI Fund: AI for Everyone: The Batch newsletter: This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to more
2/17/20 #72 – Scott Aaronson: Quantum Computing Scott Aaronson is a professor at UT Austin, director of its Quantum In...formation Center, and previously a professor at MIT. His research interests center around the capabilities and limits of quantum computers and computational complexity theory more generally. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it more
2/14/20 Vladimir Vapnik: Predicates, Invariants, and the Essence of Intelligen... Vladimir Vapnik is the co-inventor of support vector machines, support... vector clustering, VC theory, and many foundational ideas in statistical learning. He was born in the Soviet Union, worked at the Institute of Control Sciences in Moscow, then in the US, worked at AT&T, NEC Labs, Facebook AI Research, and now is a professor at Columbia University. His work has been cited over 200,000 times. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you more
2/5/20 Jim Keller: Moore’s Law, Microprocessors, Abstractions, and First Pr... Jim Keller is a legendary microprocessor engineer, having worked at AM...D, Apple, Tesla, and now Intel. He’s known for his work on the AMD K7, K8, K12 and Zen microarchitectures, Apple A4, A5 processors, and co-author of the specifications for the x86-64 instruction set and HyperTransport interconnect. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars more
1/29/20 David Chalmers: The Hard Problem of Consciousness David Chalmers is a philosopher and cognitive scientist specializing i...n philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and consciousness. He is perhaps best known for formulating the hard problem of consciousness which could be stated as “why does the feeling which accompanies awareness of sensory information exist at all?” This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 more
1/25/20 Cristos Goodrow: YouTube Algorithm Cristos Goodrow is VP of Engineering at Google and head of Search and ...Discovery at YouTube (aka YouTube Algorithm). This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. This episode is presented by Cash App. Download it (App Store, Google Play), use code “LexPodcast”.  Here’s more
1/21/20 Paul Krugman: Economics of Innovation, Automation, Safety Nets & Unive... Paul Krugman is a Nobel Prize winner in economics, professor at CUNY, ...and columnist at the New York Times. His academic work centers around international economics, economic geography, liquidity traps, and currency crises. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. This episode is more
1/17/20 Ayanna Howard: Human-Robot Interaction and Ethics of Safety-Critical S... Ayanna Howard is a roboticist and professor at Georgia Tech, director ...of Human-Automation Systems lab, with research interests in human-robot interaction, assistive robots in the home, therapy gaming apps, and remote robotic exploration of extreme environments. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. more
1/14/20 Daniel Kahneman: Thinking Fast and Slow, Deep Learning, and AI Daniel Kahneman is winner of the Nobel Prize in economics for his inte...gration of economic science with the psychology of human behavior, judgment and decision-making. He is the author of the popular book “Thinking, Fast and Slow” that summarizes in an accessible way his research of several decades, often in collaboration with Amos Tversky, on cognitive biases, prospect theory, and happiness. The central thesis of this work is a dichotomy between two modes of thought: “System 1” is fast, instinctive and emotional; “System 2” is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. The book delineates cognitive biases associated with each type more
1/7/20 Grant Sanderson: 3Blue1Brown and the Beauty of Mathematics Grant Sanderson is a math educator and creator of 3Blue1Brown, a popul...ar YouTube channel that uses programmatically-animated visualizations to explain concepts in linear algebra, calculus, and other fields of mathematics. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts, follow on Spotify, or support it on Patreon. This episode is presented by Cash more
1/3/20 Stephen Kotkin: Stalin, Putin, and the Nature of Power Stephen Kotkin is a professor of history at Princeton university and o...ne of the great historians of our time, specializing in Russian and Soviet history. He has written many books on Stalin and the Soviet Union including the first 2 of a 3 volume work on Stalin, and he is currently working on volume 3. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you more
12/30/19 Donald Knuth: Algorithms, TeX, Life, and The Art of Computer Programmi... Donald Knuth is one of the greatest and most impactful computer scient...ists and mathematicians ever. He is the recipient in 1974 of the Turing Award, considered the Nobel Prize of computing. He is the author of the multi-volume work, the magnum opus, The Art of Computer Programming. He made several key contributions to the rigorous analysis of the computational complexity of algorithms. He popularized asymptotic notation, that we all affectionately know as the big-O notation. He also created the TeX typesetting which most computer scientists, physicists, mathematicians, and scientists and engineers use to write technical papers and make them look more
12/28/19 Melanie Mitchell: Concepts, Analogies, Common Sense & Future of AI Melanie Mitchell is a professor of computer science at Portland State ...University and an external professor at Santa Fe Institute. She has worked on and written about artificial intelligence from fascinating perspectives including adaptive complex systems, genetic algorithms, and the Copycat cognitive architecture which places the process of analogy making at the core of human cognition. From her doctoral work with her advisors Douglas Hofstadter and John Holland to today, she has contributed a lot of important ideas to the field of AI, including her recent book, simply called Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. This conversation is part more
12/25/19 Jim Gates: Supersymmetry, String Theory and Proving Einstein Right Jim Gates (S James Gates Jr.) is a theoretical physicist and professor... at Brown University working on supersymmetry, supergravity, and superstring theory. He served on former President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. He is the co-author of a new book titled Proving Einstein Right about the scientists who set out to prove Einstein’s theory of relativity. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of more
12/21/19 Sebastian Thrun: Flying Cars, Autonomous Vehicles, and Education Sebastian Thrun is one of the greatest roboticists, computer scientist...s, and educators of our time. He led development of the autonomous vehicles at Stanford that won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge and placed second in the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. He then led the Google self-driving car program which launched the self-driving revolution. He taught the popular Stanford course on Artificial Intelligence in 2011 which was one of the first MOOCs. That experience led him to co-found Udacity, an online education platform. He is also the CEO of Kitty Hawk, a company working on building flying cars or more technically more
12/17/19 Michael Stevens: Vsauce Michael Stevens is the creator of Vsauce, one of the most popular educ...ational YouTube channel in the world, with over 15 million subscribers and over 1.7 billion views. His videos often ask and answer questions that are both profound and entertaining, spanning topics from physics to psychology. As part of his channel he created 3 seasons of Mind Field, a series that explored human behavior. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you more
12/14/19 Rohit Prasad: Amazon Alexa and Conversational AI Rohit Prasad is the vice president and head scientist of Amazon Alexa ...and one of its original creators. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts or support it on Patreon. This episode is presented by Cash App. Download it (App Store, Google Play), use code “LexPodcast”.  The episode is also supported more
12/11/19 Judea Pearl: Causal Reasoning, Counterfactuals, Bayesian Networks, and... Judea Pearl is a professor at UCLA and a winner of the Turing Award, t...hat’s generally recognized as the Nobel Prize of computing. He is one of the seminal figures in the field of artificial intelligence, computer science, and statistics. He has developed and championed probabilistic approaches to AI, including Bayesian Networks and profound ideas in causality in general. These ideas are important not just for AI, but to our understanding and practice of science. But in the field of AI, the idea of causality, cause and effect, to many, lies at the core of what is currently missing and more
12/5/19 Whitney Cummings: Comedy, Robotics, Neurology, and Love Whitney Cummings is a stand-up comedian, actor, producer, writer, dire...ctor, and the host of a new podcast called Good for You. Her most recent Netflix special called “Can I Touch It?” features in part a robot, she affectionately named Bearclaw, that is designed to be visually a replica of Whitney. It’s exciting for me to see one of my favorite comedians explore the social aspects of robotics and AI in our society. She also has some fascinating ideas about human behavior, psychology, and neurology, some of which she explores in her book called “I’m Fine…And Other Lies.” This conversation is more
12/2/19 Ray Dalio: Principles, the Economic Machine, Artificial Intelligence &... Ray Dalio is the founder, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer ...of Bridgewater Associates, one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms that is famous for the principles of radical truth and transparency that underlie its culture. Ray is one of the wealthiest people in the world, with ideas that extend far beyond the specifics of how he made that wealth. His ideas, applicable to everyone, are brilliantly summarized in his book Principles. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman more
11/29/19 Noam Chomsky: Language, Cognition, and Deep Learning Noam Chomsky is one of the greatest minds of our time and is one of th...e most cited scholars in history. He is a linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist. He has spent over 60 years at MIT and recently also joined the University of Arizona. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate more
11/25/19 Gilbert Strang: Linear Algebra, Deep Learning, Teaching, and MIT OpenC... Gilbert Strang is a professor of mathematics at MIT and perhaps one of... the most famous and impactful teachers of math in the world. His MIT OpenCourseWare lectures on linear algebra have been viewed millions of times. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts or support it on Patreon. This episode more
11/22/19 Dava Newman: Space Exploration, Space Suits, and Life on Mars Dava Newman is the Apollo Program professor of AeroAstro at MIT and th...e former Deputy Administrator of NASA and has been a principal investigator on four spaceflight missions. Her research interests are in aerospace biomedical engineering, investigating human performance in varying gravity environments. She has developed a space activity suit, namely the BioSuit, which would provide pressure through compression directly on the skin via the suit’s textile weave, patterning, and materials rather than with pressurized gas. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect more
11/19/19 Michael Kearns: Algorithmic Fairness, Bias, Privacy, and Ethics in Mac... Michael Kearns is a professor at University of Pennsylvania and a co-a...uthor of the new book Ethical Algorithm that is the focus of much of our conversation, including algorithmic fairness, bias, privacy, and ethics in general. But, that is just one of many fields that Michael is a world-class researcher in, some of which we touch on quickly including learning theory or theoretical foundations of machine learning, game theory, algorithmic trading, quantitative finance, computational social science, and more. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to more
11/12/19 Elon Musk: Neuralink, AI, Autopilot, and the Pale Blue Dot Elon Musk is the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and a co-founder of ...several other companies. This is the second time Elon has been on the podcast. You can watch the first time on YouTube or listen to the first time on its episode page. You can read the transcript (PDF) here. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, more
11/7/19 Bjarne Stroustrup: C++ Bjarne Stroustrup is the creator of C++, a programming language that a...fter 40 years is still one of the most popular and powerful languages in the world. Its focus on fast, stable, robust code underlies many of the biggest systems in the world that we have come to rely on as a society. If you’re watching this on YouTube, many of the critical back-end component of YouTube are written in C++. Same goes for Google, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, most Microsoft applications, Adobe applications, most database systems, and most physical systems that operate in the real-world like cars, robots, rockets that more
11/1/19 Sean Carroll: Quantum Mechanics and the Many-Worlds Interpretation Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at Caltech and Santa Fe Instit...ute specializing in quantum mechanics, arrow of time, cosmology, and gravitation. He is the author of Something Deeply Hidden and several popular books and he is the host of a great podcast called Mindscape. This is the second time Sean has been on the podcast. You can watch the first time on YouTube or listen to the first time on its episode page. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman more
10/27/19 Garry Kasparov: Chess, Deep Blue, AI, and Putin Garry Kasparov is considered by many to be the greatest chess player o...f all time. From 1986 until his retirement in 2005, he dominated the chess world, ranking world number 1 for most of those 19 years. While he has many historic matches against human chess players, in the long arc of history he may be remembered for his match again a machine, IBM’s Deep Blue. His initial victories and eventual loss to Deep Blue captivated the imagination of the world of what role Artificial Intelligence systems may play in our civilization’s future. That excitement inspired an entire generation of more
10/22/19 Michio Kaku: Future of Humans, Aliens, Space Travel & Physics Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, futurist, and professor at the... City College of New York. He is the author of many fascinating books on the nature of our reality and the future of our civilization. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on Apple Podcasts or support it on Patreon. Here’s the outline more
10/11/19 David Ferrucci: IBM Watson, Jeopardy & Deep Conversations with AI David Ferrucci led the team that built Watson, the IBM question-answer...ing system that beat the top humans in the world at the game of Jeopardy. He is also the Founder, CEO, and Chief Scientist of Elemental Cognition, a company working engineer AI systems that understand the world the way people do. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please more
10/3/19 Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI Gary Marcus is a professor emeritus at NYU, founder of Robust.AI and G...eometric Intelligence, the latter is a machine learning company acquired by Uber in 2016. He is the author of several books on natural and artificial intelligence, including his new book Rebooting AI: Building Machines We Can Trust. Gary has been a critical voice highlighting the limits of deep learning and discussing the challenges before the AI community that must be solved in order to achieve artificial general intelligence. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go more
9/30/19 Peter Norvig: Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach Peter Norvig is a research director at Google and the co-author with S...tuart Russell of the book Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach that educated and inspired a whole generation of researchers including myself to get into the field. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on iTunes or support it on Patreon. Here’s the outline more
9/26/19 Leonard Susskind: Quantum Mechanics, String Theory, and Black Holes Leonard Susskind is a professor of theoretical physics at Stanford Uni...versity, and founding director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics. He is widely regarded as one of the fathers of string theory and in general as one of the greatest physicists of our time both as a researcher and an educator. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, more
9/23/19 Regina Barzilay: Deep Learning for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Regina Barzilay is a professor at MIT and a world-class researcher in ...natural language processing and applications of deep learning to chemistry and oncology, or the use of deep learning for early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cancer. She has also been recognized for her teaching of several successful AI-related courses at MIT, including the popular Introduction to Machine Learning course. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video more
9/19/19 Colin Angle: iRobot Colin Angle is the CEO and co-founder of iRobot, a robotics company th...at for 29 years has been creating robots that operate successfully in the real world, not as a demo or on a scale of dozens, but on a scale of thousands and millions. As of this year, iRobot has sold more than 25 million robots to consumers, including the Roomba vacuum cleaning robot, the Braava floor mopping robot, and soon the Terra lawn mowing robot. 25 million robots successfully operating autonomously in people’s homes to me is an incredible accomplishment of science, engineering, logistics, and all kinds of more
9/14/19 François Chollet: Keras, Deep Learning, and the Progress of AI François Chollet is the creator of Keras, which is an open source dee...p learning library that is designed to enable fast, user-friendly experimentation with deep neural networks. It serves as an interface to several deep learning libraries, most popular of which is TensorFlow, and it was integrated into TensorFlow main codebase a while back. Aside from creating an exceptionally useful and popular library, François is also a world-class AI researcher and software engineer at Google, and is definitely an outspoken, if not controversial, personality in the AI world, especially in the realm of ideas around the future of artificial intelligence. more
9/8/19 Vijay Kumar: Flying Robots Vijay Kumar is one of the top roboticists in the world, professor at t...he University of Pennsylvania, Dean of Penn Engineering, former director of GRASP lab, or the General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception Laboratory at Penn that was established back in 1979, 40 years ago. Vijay is perhaps best known for his work in multi-robot systems (or robot swarms) and micro aerial vehicles, robots that elegantly cooperate in flight under all the uncertainty and challenges that real-world conditions present. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go more
8/31/19 Yann LeCun: Deep Learning, Convolutional Neural Networks, and Self-Sup... Yann LeCun is one of the fathers of deep learning, the recent revoluti...on in AI that has captivated the world with the possibility of what machines can learn from data. He is a professor at New York University, a Vice President & Chief AI Scientist at Facebook, co-recipient of the Turing Award for his work on deep learning. He is probably best known as the founder of convolutional neural networks, in particular their early application to optical character recognition. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to more
8/27/19 Jeremy Howard: fast.ai Deep Learning Courses and Research Jeremy Howard is the founder of fast.ai, a research institute dedicate...d to make deep learning more accessible. He is also a Distinguished Research Scientist at the University of San Francisco, a former president of Kaggle as well a top-ranking competitor there, and in general, he’s a successful entrepreneur, educator, research, and an inspiring personality in the AI community. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these more
8/23/19 Pamela McCorduck: Machines Who Think and the Early Days of AI Pamela McCorduck is an author who has written on the history and philo...sophical significance of artificial intelligence, the future of engineering, and the role of women and technology. Her books include Machines Who Think in 1979, The Fifth Generation in 1983 with Ed Feigenbaum who is considered to be the father of expert systems, the Edge of Chaos, The Futures of Women, and more. Through her literary work, she has spent a lot of time with the seminal figures of artificial intelligence, includes the founding fathers of AI from the 1956 Dartmouth summer workshop where the field was launched. This more
8/19/19 Keoki Jackson: Lockheed Martin Keoki Jackson is the CTO of Lockheed Martin, a company that through it...s long history has created some of the most incredible engineering marvels that human beings have ever built, including planes that fly fast and undetected, defense systems that intersect threats that could take the lives of millions in the case of nuclear weapons, and spacecraft systems that venture out into space, the moon, Mars, and beyond with and without humans on-board. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on more
8/12/19 Paola Arlotta: Brain Development from Stem Cell to Organoid Paola Arlotta is a professor of stem cell and regenerative biology at ...Harvard University. She is interested in understanding the molecular laws that govern the birth, differentiation and assembly of the human brain’s cerebral cortex. She explores the complexity of the brain by studying and engineering elements of how the brain develops. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, more
8/5/19 George Hotz: Comma.ai, OpenPilot, and Autonomous Vehicles George Hotz is the founder of Comma.ai, a machine learning based vehic...le automation company. He is an outspoken personality in the field of AI and technology in general. He first gained recognition for being the first person to carrier-unlock an iPhone, and since then has done quite a few interesting things at the intersection of hardware and software. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these more
8/1/19 Kevin Scott: Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott is the CTO of Microsoft. Before that, he was the Senior Vi...ce President of Engineering and Operations at LinkedIn. And before that, he oversaw mobile ads engineering at Google. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on iTunes or support it on Patreon. more
7/29/19 Gustav Soderstrom: Spotify Gustav Soderstrom is the Chief Research & Development Officer at Spoti...fy, leading Product, Design, Data, Technology & Engineering teams. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. If you enjoy the podcast, please rate it 5 stars on iTunes or support it on Patreon. more
7/22/19 Chris Urmson: Self-Driving Cars at Aurora, Google, CMU, and DARPA Chris Urmson was the CTO of the Google Self-Driving Car team, a key en...gineer and leader behind the Carnegie Mellon autonomous vehicle entries in the DARPA grand challenges and the winner of the DARPA urban challenge. Today he is the CEO of Aurora Innovation, an autonomous vehicle software company he started with Sterling Anderson, who was the former director of Tesla Autopilot, and Drew Bagnell, Uber’s former autonomy and perception lead. This conversation is part of the Artificial Intelligence podcast. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, more
7/15/19 Kai-Fu Lee: AI Superpowers – China and Silicon Valley Kai-Fu Lee is the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures that manages... a 2 billion dollar dual currency investment fund with a focus on developing the next generation of Chinese high-tech companies. He is the former President of Google China and the founder of what is now called Microsoft Research Asia, an institute that trained many of the AI leaders in China, including CTOs or AI execs at Baidu, Tencent, Alibaba, Lenovo, and Huawei. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine. He is the author of seven best-selling books in Chinese, more
7/10/19 Sean Carroll: The Nature of the Universe, Life, and Intelligence Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at Caltech, specializing in qu...antum mechanics, gravity, and cosmology. He is the author of several popular books: one on the arrow of time called From Eternity to Here, one on the Higgs boson called The Particle at the End of the Universe, and one on science and philosophy called The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself. He has an upcoming book on Quantum Mechanics that you can preorder now called Something Deeply Hidden. Finally, and perhaps most famously, he is the host of a podcast called Mindscape that more
7/1/19 Jeff Hawkins: Thousand Brains Theory of Intelligence Jeff Hawkins is the founder of Redwood Center for Theoretical Neurosci...ence in 2002 and Numenta in 2005. In his 2004 book titled On Intelligence, and in his research before and after, he and his team have worked to reverse-engineer the neocortex and propose artificial intelligence architectures, approaches, and ideas that are inspired by the human brain. These ideas include Hierarchical Temporal Memory (HTM) from 2004 and The Thousand Brains Theory of Intelligence from 2017. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where more
6/17/19 Rosalind Picard: Affective Computing, Emotion, Privacy, and Health Rosalind Picard is a professor at MIT, director of the Affective Compu...ting Research Group at the MIT Media Lab, and co-founder of two companies, Affectiva and Empatica. Over two decades ago she launched the field of affective computing with her book of the same name. This book described the importance of emotion in artificial and natural intelligence, the vital role emotion communication has to relationships between people in general and in human-robot interaction. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you more
6/10/19 Gavin Miller: Adobe Research Gavin Miller is the Head of Adobe Research. Adobe have empowered artis...ts, designers, and creative minds from all professions working in the digital medium for over 30 years with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, InDesign, Audition that work with images, video, and audio. Adobe Research is working to define the future evolution of these products in a way that makes the life of creatives easier, automates the tedious tasks, and gives more & more time to operate in the idea space instead of pixel space. This is where the cutting-edge deep learning methods of the past decade more
6/3/19 Rajat Monga: TensorFlow Rajat Monga is an Engineering Director at Google, leading the TensorFl...ow team. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
5/13/19 Chris Lattner: Compilers, LLVM, Swift, TPU, and ML Accelerators Chris Lattner is a senior director at Google working on several projec...ts including CPU, GPU, TPU accelerators for TensorFlow, Swift for TensorFlow, and all kinds of machine learning compiler magic going on behind the scenes. He is one of the top experts in the world on compiler technologies, which means he deeply understands the intricacies of how hardware and software come together to create efficient code. He created the LLVM compiler infrastructure project and the CLang compiler. He led major engineering efforts at Apple, including the creation of the Swift programming language. He also briefly spent time at Tesla as more
4/29/19 Oriol Vinyals: DeepMind AlphaStar, StarCraft, Language, and Sequences Oriol Vinyals is a senior research scientist at Google DeepMind. Befor...e that he was at Google Brain and Berkeley. His research has been cited over 39,000 times. He is one of the most brilliant and impactful minds in the field of deep learning. He is behind some of the biggest papers and ideas in AI, including sequence to sequence learning, audio generation, image captioning, neural machine translation, and reinforcement learning. He is a co-lead (with David Silver) of the AlphaStar project, creating an agent that defeated a top professional at the game of StarCraft. If you would like to get more
4/18/19 Ian Goodfellow: Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) Ian Goodfellow is the author of the popular textbook on deep learning ...(simply titled “Deep Learning”). He coined the term Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) and with his 2014 paper is responsible for launching the incredible growth of research on GANs. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
4/12/19 Elon Musk: Tesla Autopilot Elon Musk is the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and a co-founder of ...several other companies. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
4/3/19 Greg Brockman: OpenAI and AGI Greg Brockman is the Co-Founder and CTO of OpenAI, a research organiza...tion developing ideas in AI that lead eventually to a safe & friendly artificial general intelligence that benefits and empowers humanity. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
3/20/19 Eric Weinstein: Revolutionary Ideas in Science, Math, and Society Eric Weinstein is a mathematician, economist, physicist, and managing ...director of Thiel Capital. He formed the “intellectual dark web” which is a loosely assembled group of public intellectuals including Sam Harris, Jordan Peterson, Steven Pinker, Joe Rogan, Michael Shermer, and a few others. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
3/12/19 Leslie Kaelbling: Reinforcement Learning, Planning, and Robotics Leslie Kaelbling is a roboticist and professor at MIT. She is recogniz...ed for her work in reinforcement learning, planning, robot navigation, and several other topics in AI. She won the IJCAI Computers and Thought Award and was the editor-in-chief of the prestigious Journal of Machine Learning Research. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Medium, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
2/7/19 Kyle Vogt: Cruise Automation Kyle Vogt is the President and CTO of Cruise Automation, leading an ef...fort in trying to solve one of the biggest robotics challenges of our time: vehicle autonomy. He is the co-founder of 2 successful companies (Cruise and Twitch) that were each acquired for 1 billion dollars. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
1/19/19 Tomaso Poggio: Brains, Minds, and Machines Tomaso Poggio is a professor at MIT and is the director of the Center ...for Brains, Minds, and Machines. Cited over 100,000 times, his work has had a profound impact on our understanding of the nature of intelligence, in both biological neural networks and artificial ones. He has been an advisor to many highly-impactful researchers and entrepreneurs in AI, including Demis Hassabis of DeepMind, Amnon Shashua of MobileEye, and Christof Koch of the Allen Institute for Brain Science. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with more
12/28/18 Tuomas Sandholm: Poker and Game Theory Tuomas Sandholm is a professor at CMU and co-creator of Libratus, whic...h is the first AI system to beat top human players at the game of Heads-Up No-Limit Texas Hold’em. He has published over 450 papers on game theory and machine learning, including a best paper in 2017 at NIPS / NeurIPS. His research and companies have had wide-reaching impact in the real world, especially because he and his group not only propose new ideas, but also build systems to prove these ideas work in the real world. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more more
12/23/18 Juergen Schmidhuber: Godel Machines, Meta-Learning, and LSTMs Juergen Schmidhuber is the co-creator of long short-term memory networ...ks (LSTMs) which are used in billions of devices today for speech recognition, translation, and much more. Over 30 years, he has proposed a lot of interesting, out-of-the-box ideas in artificial intelligence including a formal theory of creativity. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
12/16/18 Pieter Abbeel: Deep Reinforcement Learning Pieter Abbeel is a professor at UC Berkeley, director of the Berkeley ...Robot Learning Lab, and is one of the top researchers in the world working on how to make robots understand and interact with the world around them, especially through imitation and deep reinforcement learning. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
12/9/18 Stuart Russell: Long-Term Future of AI Stuart Russell is a professor of computer science at UC Berkeley and a... co-author of the book that introduced me and millions of other people to AI, called Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach.  Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
12/4/18 Eric Schmidt: Google Eric Schmidt was the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011, and its executiv...e chairman from 2011 to 2017, guiding the company through a period of incredible growth and a series of world-changing innovations.  Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
11/29/18 Jeff Atwood: Stack Overflow and Coding Horror Jeff Atwood is a co-founder of Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange, webs...ites that are visited by millions of people every day. Much like with Wikipedia, it is difficult to understate the impact on global knowledge and productivity that these network of sites have created. Jeff is also the author of the famed Coding Horror blog, and the founder of Discourse, and open-source software project that seeks to improve the quality of our online community discussions. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on more
11/22/18 Guido van Rossum: Python Guido van Rossum is the creator of Python, one of the most popular and... impactful programming languages in the world. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
11/16/18 Vladimir Vapnik: Statistical Learning Vladimir Vapnik is the co-inventor of support vector machines, support... vector clustering, VC theory, and many foundational ideas in statistical learning. His work has been cited over 170,000 times. He has some very interesting ideas about artificial intelligence and the nature of learning, especially on the limits of our current approaches and the open problems in the field. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
10/20/18 Yoshua Bengio: Deep Learning Yoshua Bengio, along with Geoffrey Hinton and Yann Lecun, is considere...d one of the three people most responsible for the advancement of deep learning during the 1990s, 2000s, and now. Cited 139,000 times, he has been integral to some of the biggest breakthroughs in AI over the past 3 decades. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
10/17/18 Steven Pinker: AI in the Age of Reason Steven Pinker is a professor at Harvard and before that was a professo...r at MIT. He is the author of many books, several of which have had a big impact on the way I see the world for the better. In particular, The Better Angels of Our Nature and Enlightenment Now have instilled in me a sense of optimism grounded in data, science, and reason. Video version is available on YouTube. If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video more
9/2/18 Christof Koch: Consciousness A conversation with Christof Koch as part of MIT course on Artificial ...General Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. He is the President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. From 1986 until 2013, he was a professor at CalTech. Cited more than 105,000 times. Author of several books including “Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist.” If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
8/26/18 Max Tegmark: Life 3.0 A conversation with Max Tegmark as part of MIT course on Artificial Ge...neral Intelligence. Video version is available on YouTube. He is a Physics Professor at MIT, co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, and author of “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.” If you would like to get more information about this podcast go to or connect with @lexfridman on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or YouTube where you can watch the video versions of these conversations. more
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