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The Portal Podcast

The Portal Podcast #038: Mass Media, Markets, and Human Malware: A Portal Q&A

With this release, we try something a little different on The Portal. We begin an initiative to search for ways to feature members of the vibrant Portal sub-communities as part of the podcast itself, by requesting that listeners send in their questions around the prompt: “Mass media, markets, and human malware.”  The questions that came […]

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The Portal Podcast #033: Josh Wolfe – The Mind Financing The Future

Josh Wolfe of Lux Capital is a leading mind in the current wave of venture capitalists making waves. While aware of each other for some time, in this episode Josh sits down with Eric for their first meeting. Together the two explore various topics from comparing notes on their encounters with Jim Watson of DNA fame, […]

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Essays The Portal Podcast

Wealth Transfer

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 33. Hello, this is Eric with a few thoughts to share that have been on my mind this week before we get to this episode’s conversation. I want to share a line of thinking that many of you initially may find […]

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The Portal Clips

Secular Stagnation & Why It Matters – Peter Thiel

“If you pretend the system’s working, you’re simultaneously signaling that you’re one of the few people who should succeed.” – Peter Thiel In this portal podcast clip, Eric Weinstein discusses the slowing rate of technological advancement with Peter Thiel.

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Guest Appearances

Bitcoin, Austrian economics, and the future of blockchain technology | Eric on CoinDesk