Erik Brynjolfsson – The Second Machine Age

Brendan Carr Podcast | 20 September 2018 | 0h 28m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Erik Brynjolfsson about his book, The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, co-authored with Andrew McAfee. Explains how to manage risk, why we can’t freeze the past and must embrace the future, and how to use advancing technologies to meet our goals.

What Dan Romero Thinks About Basically Everything

Venture Stories | 16 July 2020 | 1h 42m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Dan Romero, formerly of Coinbase, discussing startups and lessons from scaling Coinbase; some of the best books he’s read; communism and why socialism seems popular with young people today; the history of technology; crypto; and where he agrees or disagrees with prominent Silicon Valley figures.

Matt Ridley: How Innovation Works

Naval | 9 July 2020 | 0h 29m | Listen Later | iTunes
Naval | 15 July 2020 | 0h 30m | Listen Later | iTunes
Enthralling two-piece conversation between Naval Ravikant and Matt Ridley about Ridley’s book How Innovation Works.

John Collison – Growing the Internet Economy

Invest Like the Best | 16 June 2020 | 1h 21m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with John Collison, co-founder of Stripe. Discusses the future of the internet economy, industrial conglomerates, the power of writing well, and financial accounting in the age of intangibles.

Remote Work and Our New Reality

a16z | 23 March 2020 | 0h 19m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with David Ulevitch, and Lauren Murrow about the swift rise of remote work and virtual networking amid the spread of the coronavirus. Covers the platforms powering our newly homebound workforce (and student body), creative use cases for video conferencing and streaming—from online education to virtual therapy—and whether remote work will become the new normal.

How to Build a Platform

Invest Like the Best | 3 March 2020 | 0h 52m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jeff Lawson, the cofounder, and CEO of Twilio, a 15-billion-dollar company offering a cloud communications platform to its customers. Discusses why it pays to be a platform, how to be a platform, and how to sculpt a company culture.

Why Coders Are the Invisible Architects of the World

The Next Big Idea | 29 October 2019 | 0h 41m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Clive Thompson about ideas from his book Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World. Provides an up-close look at the architects of our digital age, revealing the ways they’re shaping our society for better and worse.

Andy Rachleff on How to Know If You’ve Got Product Market Fit

Starting Greatness | 2 December 2019 | 0h 38m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Andy Rachleff, co-founder of Benchmark Capital & Wealthfront, who coined the term product-market fit. Explains how to find product-market fit and shares lessons learned from startup entrepreneurs Scott Cook, Reed Hastings, Don Valentine, and many others.