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The Portal Podcast

The Portal Podcast #039: Admission To Sugar Baby U.

One of the pillars of the American Dream has been that of seeing your children go to college. And, for the many families that can’t afford the cost of soaring university tuitions, a new controversial institution has arisen to address the problem. That institution is Sugar Baby University, a tuition assistance campaign that attempts to allow […]

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Essays The Portal Podcast

Optics

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 39. Hi, it’s Eric with this episode’s audio essay. The subject today is “Optics”. I want to try to use this essay to formulate a simple law for social media, but to do so, I would like to put it within […]

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Guest Appearances

VERDICT with Ted Cruz: A Portal Into the Progressive Mind ft. Eric Weinstein

Eric Weinstein makes history by becoming the first progressive to join “Verdict with Ted Cruz.” He joins Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles in the City of Angels to discuss (and maybe even debate) the important issues of our time including free speech, gender theory, immigration, and more. In a time when genuine conversations between […]

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The Portal Clips

Peter Thiel – Why Universities Have Failed

In this Portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein and Peter Thiel talk about the failure of institutional education, and what to do about it.

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The Portal Clips

Vitalik Buterin – Organized Crime & the Future of Crypto

In this Portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein and Vitalik Buterin discuss the future of cryptocurrencies and their potential role in organized crime. Quotes from this video: “If you create a group that just goes fundamentally against the vast majority of people’s values, then it’s just going to be hard to find volunteer effort for that […]