Sep 18, 2021
0:00 Besties intro, TPB Symposium recap, rapid generations in tech
7:00 UBI, incentives for success, social safety nets
19:45 Newsom's recall victory in California, where the GOP went wrong
33:59 Facebook's week from hell, Instagram's harmful impact on teen girls
42:42 How to properly regulate social media's...
Sep 14, 2021
0:00 Open: LIVE from TPB Symposium
1:18 False Ivermectin story fools Rolling Stone, Rachel Maddow & more
15:47 Biden's recently announced vaccine mandates, why US hasn't been able to solve cheap testing
25:36 The threat of regulatory capture
34:18 Benefits of the "wartime mentality" when solving...
Sep 4, 2021
00:00 Besties recap, it's Chamath's Birthday, Callin app
08:58 What should protocol be for conferences & live events?
12:58 Fake it before you make it, the Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial & implications for fraud in VC
31:28 China's video game ban, is it a good move?
39:34 Texas Senate Bill 8, allowing suing...
Aug 28, 2021
0:00 Intro & Italy recap
12:06 An embarrassment in Afghanistan: breaking down how it happened
34:49 China's potential checkmate in Afghanistan, CCP cracking down on IPOs & algos
1:00:27 Rent moratorium ends, Prop 22 ruled unconstitutional, the shrinking role of agency
1:14:24 Boston Dynamics & TeslaBot,...
Aug 6, 2021
0:00 Big week for the besties: Friedberg's new raise, Sacks' new fund & more
16:30 Innovative venture strategies: internal mark ups, venture studios, deployment strategies
30:44 Zymergen's implosion: role of diligence, how to make deep tech sustainable, finding frauds
43:26 How personal risk impacts decision...