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The Portal Clips

Political Decay – Andrew Yang

In this Portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein and Andrew Yang discuss the current state of the institutions, political decay, and Universal Basic Income (UBI).

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The Portal Clips

Twistor Theory – Roger Penrose

“It’s like you have to say, “this I believe”, and in general people won’t say it. ” – Eric Weinstein In this Portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein and Roger Penrose discuss Twistors and Twistor Theory.

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The Portal Podcast

The Portal Podcast #035: Balaji Srinivasan – The Heretic & The Virus

Investor Balaji Srinivasan is a highly original thinker in Silicon Valley on Biotech to Blockchain and everything in between. Most recently, he was quite early in warning us about the Coronavirus and was ridiculed for his efforts by many in the world of institutional sense-making. That is, before people realized he was not wrong, but simply early. […]

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Essays The Portal Podcast

Superposition

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 35. Hi, it’s Eric with some thoughts for this week’s audio essay on the topic of superposition. Now, to those of you in the know, superposition is an odd word, in that it is the scientific concept we reach for when […]

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Guest Appearances

Eric on Into the Impossible, Ep 49: Theories of Everything, Geometric Unity & Science’s Paths, Part 1

Part 1 of Brian Keating’s fascinating interview with mathematician & economist Eric Weinstein on the INTO THE IMPOSSIBLE Podcast. Topics include Eric’s provocative new ideas on physics and science culture. Eric is a vocal critic of modern academic hierarchies and advocates for advances in scientific theory over an emphasis on experimental results. Keating’s own issues […]