Invest Like the Best | 21 March 2023 | 0h 57m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Avi Goldfarb discussing the pace of AI’s development compared with other technologies, the transition from a world governed by rules to one governed by decisions, and the disruptive effects of AI on existing businesses and professions. Draws from his book Power and Prediction: The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence.
See also the New Bazaar episode Artificial Intelligence and the Economy of the Future.
Invest Like the Best | 21 February 2023 | 1h 28m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Tim Urban about his book What’s Our Problem?: A Self-Help Book for Societies. Offers a framework for thinking about political discourse taking account of how we think as individuals and groups. Emphasises the value of constructive disagreement.
Invest Like the Best | 24 January 2023 | 1h 03m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Daryl Morey about analytics in basketball and sport more generally. Discusses negotiation tactics, systems thinking, hiring, esports, improving soccer, and more.
See also Sean Carroll’s interview with Daryl Morey.
Podcast | 11 October 2022 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Madhavan Ramanujam about his book Monetizing Innovations: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price. Discusses common mistakes when pricing products, why you need to focus on benefits rather than features, and how to pick the right monetization model.
Invest Like the Best | 28 June 2022 | 1h 13m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Ken Stanley about his book Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned. Discusses the provocative idea that setting big, audacious goals can reduce the odds of achieving something great. Explains that the prerequisites to major inventions are never invented with that invention in mind. Details the results and implications from his neuroevolution research with Picbreeder, which allowed people to breed pictures. Distils lessons for our day-to-day lives.
Invest Like the Best | 31 May 2022 | 1h 55m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Aswath Damodaran discussing investment and finance. inflation, narratives, disruption, the evolution of alpha and edge. Includes a delicious takedown of ESG (investing only in companies who pass muster on environmental, social and governance measures).
Invest Like the Best | 16 November 2021 | 0h 49m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Will Marshall, the co-founder and CEO of Planet, which has successfully built and deployed 450 satellites into space, to create a time series of images for every place on Earth. Describes how space is going through an internet moment where cost reductions and performance enhancements have led to a seismic shift in what’s possible, and how that can drastically improve life on Earth through unique datasets like the one Planet is piecing together.
Invest Like the Best | 2 September 2021 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Gabby Dizon, co-founder of Yield Guild Games (YGG). YGG invests in players in the “play-to-earn” economy within blockchain-based games. Players earn tokens within the game which can be exchanged into local currencies or be used to purchase more digital assets. Explains YGG’s decentralized structure, the unit economics of their business model, how he deals with the volatility of crypto assets when trying to build a durable, long-term business. Also discusses the broader metaverse landscape, how it might evolve, what might derail it, and the technicalities of building a token-based, as opposed to equity-based, business.