The Age of Prediction | Igor Tulchinsky and Chris Mason

The James Altucher Show | 31 October 2023 | 0h 58m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Igor Tulchinsky and Chris Mason about their book The Age of Prediction: Algorithms, AI, and the Shifting Shadows of Risk. Discusses the state-of-the-art for using artificial intelligence and big data to make better predictions, based on their experiences running a hedge fund and researching genetics and computational biology. Also covers the future for gene editing.

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Ryan Holiday | The Stoics’ Guide to Mindful Parenting

The James Altucher Show | 2 May 2023 | 1h 14m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Ryan Holiday about his book The Daily Dad: 366 Meditations on Parenting, Love, and Raising Great Kids. Discusses Jimmy Carterm Holiday’s personal experiences as a father, and offers practical advice for navigating the joys and challenges of raising kids.

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Uri Levine on Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution

The James Altucher Show | 19 January 2023 | 1h 05m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Uri Levine about his book Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution: A Handbook for Entrepreneurs. Draws on his experience founding Waze, the crowd-sourced GPS navigation platform, to advocate an approach to entrepreneurship that is problem-based rather than innovation-based.

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Cynic in the Streets, Stoic in the Sheets | Ryan Holiday

The James Altucher Show | 6 October 2022 | 1h 18m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Ryan Holiday about his book Discipline Is Destiny: The Power of Self-Control. Draws on stories about historical figures we can emulate as pillars of self-discipline, including Lou Gehrig, Queen Elizabeth II, boxer Floyd Patterson, Marcus Aurelius and writer Toni Morrison.

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COVID, Innovation, and Optimism with Matt Ridley

The James Altucher Show | 23 November 2021 | 1h 14m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Matt Ridley about his book Viral: The Search for the Origin of COVID-19, co-authored with Alina Chan. Discusses the purpose, and journey of writing the book against the context of his earlier books, especially The Rational Optimist. Considers whether we should be optimistic about the pandemic, whether anything good will come out of it, and why it is so hard to look for the origin of the virus.

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Gretchen Rubin: How to Get Rid of Mental Clutter

The James Altucher Show | 5 March 2019 | 1h 30m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Gretchen Rubin about her book Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness. Practical tips and interesting insights on how decluttering on all sorts of fronts lifts happiness.

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Roger McNamee: Every Tech Billionaire’s Mentor

The James Altucher Show | 14 February 2019 | 0h 54m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with Roger McNamee, founding partner of venture capital firm Elevation Partners and author of Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe. Anecdotes and perspective on tech startups based on mentoring Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. Insights about Facebook and the 2016 election and the way Facebook and Google gather data to manipulate our attention to their ends.

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Robert Greene – The Laws of Human Nature

The James Altucher Show | 23 October 2018 | 1h 30m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Robert Greene on the ideas in The Laws of Human Nature, which explains the hidden science behind human behaviour. Greene explains why we see so much irrational behaviour around us and in ourselves. Includes concrete advice on ways you can start to change your behaviour.

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