Dec 3, 2022
(0:00) Bestie hangover!
(1:05) Analyzing SBF's media tour: his angle, media coverage, and more
(21:09) FTX culpability: media, investors, regulators
(53:41) Challenging media coverage of other countries, China's current situation, Xi Jinping's standing
(1:10:04) What OpenAI's new ChatGPT tool means for...
Nov 19, 2022
0:00 Bestie intros!
2:19 Trump announces 2024 presidential bid
26:07 Each bestie names their most important policy issue for 2024
59:03 Big tech belt-tightening, activist investor calls out Google, professional-managerial class culture
1:17:23 SBF's leaked DMs, Elon's culture shift
1:38:22 Sacks's big chess victory,...
Nov 12, 2022
(0:00) New bestie game show!
(6:20) Election recap: Red wave falls flat, Republican party flips from Trump to DeSantis, a rebuke of extremism
(20:47) Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong joins to break down the FTX collapse, further contagion risk, regulation, and more!
(43:32) Red flags exhibited by Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX,...
Nov 5, 2022
(0:00) Jason's new brand deal
(1:18) Bestie updates
(9:12) "Ligma/Johnson" blunder outside of Twitter HQ
(15:38) Surge of tech layoffs at Twitter, Stripe, Lyft, Opendoor, Chime and others; preparing for a longer downturn than originally anticipated
(35:28) Macro trends, big tech freezes hiring, how founders can think...
Oct 29, 2022
(0:00) Sacks is back!
(1:01) Sacks recaps his week off
(3:13) Elon finalizes Twitter deal, immediate content moderation decisions, platform potential
(31:19) Meta's historic bet on VR and stock price predicament, governance structure, and more
(1:02:52) Big tech's 2022 decline, macro outlook, market breakdown