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#173 – Nic Carter: Bitcoin Core Values, Layered Scaling, and Blocksize Debates

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  • 1.2K views
  • 7 months ago
  • 02:32:33

Nic Carter is a financial researcher, investor, writer, and podcaster on topics of decentralized finance. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Information: https://theinformation.com/lex to get 75% off first month – Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Nic’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/nic__carter Nic’s Website: https://niccarter.info/ Nic’s Blog: https://medium.com/@nic__carter Nic’s Podcast: https://onthebrink-podcast.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS:

#172 – Ryan Schiller: Librex and the Free Exchange of Ideas on College Campuses

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  • 760 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 02:32:10

Ryan Schiller is the creator of Librex, an anonymous discussion feed for college communities. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Allform: https://allform.com/lex to get 20% off – Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off – Brave: https://brave.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Librex App: https://librexapp.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman – Twitter:

#171 – Anthony Pompliano: Bitcoin

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  • 960 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 03:08:49

Anthony Pompliano is an entrepreneur, investor, writer, and podcaster on topics of decentralized finance. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Theragun: https://theragun.com/lex to get 30 day trial – Sun Basket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Indeed: https://indeed.com/fridman to get $75 credit EPISODE LINKS: Anthony’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/APompliano Anthony’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AnthonyPompliano Anthony’s Website: https://anthonypompliano.com/ Pomp Letter: https://pomp.substack.com/ Pomp Podcast: https://anthonypompliano.com/podcast/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT &

#170 – Ronald Sullivan: The Ideal of Justice in the Face of Controversy and Evil

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  • 400 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 01:51:22

Ronald Sullivan is a law professor at Harvard and previously a lawyer for Harvey Weinstein and Aaron Hernandez. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brooklinen: https://brooklinen.com and use code LEX to get $25 off + free shipping – Wine Access: https://wineaccess.com/lex to get 20% off first order – Munk Pack: https://munkpack.com and use code LEX to get 20% off – Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Ronald’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/profronsullivan Ronald’s Website: https://hls.harvard.edu/faculty/directory/10870/Sullivan Ronald’s Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_S._Sullivan_Jr. Ronald’s NY Times Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/24/opinion/harvard-ronald-sullivan.html PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify:

#169 – Ryan Hall: Solving Martial Arts from First Principles

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  • 770 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 03:00:49

Ryan Hall is a martial artist, BJJ black belt, and MMA fighter undefeated in the UFC. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Indeed: https://indeed.com/fridman to get $75 credit – Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get $9.95 a month for 6 months – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack EPISODE LINKS: Ryan’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ryanhall5050​ Ryan’s Website: http://www.ryanhallmma.com/​ Ryan’s School: https://www.5050bjj.com​ Ryan’s Online Courses: https://ryanhallonline.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT:

#168 – Silvio Micali: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Algorand, Bitcoin, and Ethereum

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  • 560 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 02:00:48

Silvio Micali is a computer scientist at MIT, Turing award winner, and founder of Algorand. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – The Information: https://theinformation.com/lex to get 75% off first month – Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Silvio’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/silviomicali Algorand’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Algorand Algorand’s Website: https://www.algorand.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips

#167 – Saagar Enjeti: Politics, History, and Power

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  • 750 views
  • 7 months ago
  • 03:16:52

Saagar Enjeti is a DC-based political correspondent and podcaster. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: https://jordanharbinger.com/lex/ – Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium – Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings – Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Saagar’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/esaagar Realignment Podcast: https://linktr.ee/esaagar PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast

#166 – Cal Newport: Deep Work, Focus, Productivity, Email, and Social Media

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  • 840 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 03:09:24

Cal Newport is a computer scientist who also writes about productivity. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit – Sun Basket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off – SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX to get a free security camera EPISODE LINKS: A World Without Email (book): https://amzn.to/3blXyjv Deep Work (book): https://amzn.to/3c0npMM Digital Minimalism (book): https://amzn.to/3kJPMmx Cal’s Website: https://www.calnewport.com/ Deep Questions (podcast): https://www.calnewport.com/podcast/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/

#165 – Josh Barnett: Philosophy of Violence, Power, and the Martial Arts

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  • 430 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 02:18:28

Josh Barnett is an MMA fighter, catch wrestler, and a scholar of violence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Munk Pack: https://munkpack.com and use code LEX to get 20% off – LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free sample pack – Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings – Rev: https://rev.ai/lex to get 7-day free trial EPISODE LINKS: Josh’s Website: https://www.joshbarnett.com/ Josh’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoshLBarnett Josh’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joshlbarnett Josh’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JoshBarnettOfficial Josh’s Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Barnett Josh’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyZmZwQESO8G0BOSHTpZcvg PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips:

#164 – Andrew Huberman: Sleep, Dreams, Creativity & the Limits of the Human Mind

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  • 2.3K views
  • 8 months ago
  • 02:58:53

Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist at Stanford. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off – Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off EPISODE LINKS: Andrew’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2D2CMWXMOVWx7giW1n3LIg Huberman Lab Podcast: https://hubermanlab.libsyn.com/ Andrew’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hubermanlab​ Andrew’s Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_…​ Andrew’s Website: http://www.hubermanlab.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the

#163 – Eric Weinstein: Difficult Conversations, Freedom of Speech, and Physics

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  • 1.1K views
  • 8 months ago
  • 02:44:48

Eric Weinstein is a mathematical physicist and podcaster. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Indeed: https://indeed.com/fridman to get $75 credit – Theragun: https://theragun.com/lex to get 30 day trial – Wine Access: https://wineaccess.com/lex to get 20% off first order – Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium EPISODE LINKS: Eric’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricRWeinstein​ Eric’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/ericweinsteinphd The Portal podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-portal/id1469999563 PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support

#162 – Jim Keller: The Future of Computing, AI, Life, and Consciousness

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  • 1.3K views
  • 8 months ago
  • 02:44:55

Jim Keller is a legendary microprocessor engineer, previously at AMD, Apple, Tesla, Intel, and now Tenstorrent. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Brooklinen: https://brooklinen.com and use code LEX to get $25 off + free shipping – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Belcampo: https://belcampo.com/lex and use code LEX to get 20% off first order EPISODE LINKS: Jim’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jimkxa Jim’s Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Keller_(engineer) Tenstorrent: https://www.tenstorrent.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS:

#161 – Jason Calacanis: Startups, Angel Investing, Capitalism, and Friendship

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  • 670 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 02:16:29

Jason Calacanis is an angel investor, entrepreneur, and co-host of All-In Podcast and This Week in Startups. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brave: https://brave.com/lex – Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit – Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Rev: https://rev.ai/lex to get 7-day free trial EPISODE LINKS: Jason’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jason Jason’s Website: https://calacanis.com/ Jason’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ThisWeekIn Jason’s Link Tree: https://linktr.ee/calacanis All-In Podcast: https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast This Week in Startups Podcast: https://thisweekinstartups.com/about/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube

#160 – Brendan Eich: JavaScript, Firefox, Mozilla, and Brave

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  • 1K views
  • 8 months ago
  • 03:04:30

Brendan Eich is the creator of JavaScript and co-founder of Mozilla and Brave. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: https://jordanharbinger.com/lex/ – Sun Basket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off – BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off – Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex and use code LEX to get special savings EPISODE LINKS: Brendan’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrendanEich Brendan’s Website: https://brendaneich.com Brave browser: https://brave.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the

#159 – Richard Craib: WallStreetBets, Numerai, and the Future of Stock Trading

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  • 640 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 01:55:40

Richard Craib is the founder of Numerai, a crowd-sourced, AI-run stock trading system. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Audible: https://audible.com/lex to get $9.95 a month for 6 months – Tryolabs: https://tryolabs.com/lex – Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil EPISODE LINKS: Richard’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/richardcraib Numerai’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/numerai Numerai’s Website: https://numer.ai PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the

#158 – Zev Weinstein: The Next Generation of Big Ideas and Brave Minds

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  • 560 views
  • 8 months ago
  • 01:49:46

Zev Weinstein is a young man who thinks deeply about the world. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Grammarly: https://grammarly.com/lex to get 20% off premium – SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX to get a free security camera – Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off EPISODE LINKS: Zev’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/GenerationZW Zev’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/zev__weinstein Zev’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zev_weinstein/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: –

#157 – Natalya Bailey: Rocket Engines and Electric Spacecraft Propulsion

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  • 310 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 01:39:55

Natalya Bailey is a rocket propulsion engineer from MIT and now CTO of Accion Systems. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Munk Pack: https://munkpack.com and use code LEX to get 20% off – Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – Blinkist: https://blinkist.com/lex and use code LEX to get 25% off premium – Sun Basket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off EPISODE LINKS: Natalya’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/natalya926 Accion Systems: https://accion-systems.com/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips:

#156 – Tim Dillon: Comedy, Power, Conspiracy Theories, and Freedom

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  • 770 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 02:29:00

Tim Dillon is a comedian and podcaster. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product tour – Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil – Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off – BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off – Rev: https://rev.ai/lex to get 7-day free trial EPISODE LINKS: Tim’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/TimJDillon Tim’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timjdillon Tim’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4woSp8ITBoYDmjkukhEhxg Tim’s Website: https://www.timdilloncomedy.com Tim’s Merch: https://www.bonfire.com/store/the-tim-dillon-show/ PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube

Lex Fridman: Ask Me Anything – AMA January 2021

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  • 580 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 01:19:23

Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Brooklinen: https://brooklinen.com and use code LEX to get $25 off + free shipping – Indeed: https://indeed.com/fridman to get $75 credit – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free – Theragun: https://theragun.com/lex to get 30 day trial PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips SUPPORT & CONNECT: – Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast – Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman – Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman – Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman – LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman

#155 – Max Tegmark: AI and Physics

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  • 650 views
  • 9 months ago
  • 03:08:19

Max Tegmark is a physicist and AI researcher at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – The Jordan Harbinger Show: https://www.jordanharbinger.com/lex/ – Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off – BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off – ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod and use code LexPod to get 3 months free EPISODE LINKS: News Project Explainer Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRLF17Pb6vo News Project Website: https://www.improvethenews.org/ Max’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/tegmark Max’s Website: https://space.mit.edu/home/tegmark/ Future of Life Institute: https://futureoflife.org/ Lex Fridman Podcast #1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gi8LUnhP5yU PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full Episodes: