E40: A Bestie gets COVID, Delta breakthrough, Billionaire Space Race & more
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Show Notes:

0:00 Bestie game show: Who got COVID? How was the experience?

9:30 Delta breakthrough causing concern, potential new approaches, vaccine mandates

24:26 Implications on the economy, will people self-isolate even without government shutdowns?

40:09 Billionaire Space Race: Addressing the negativity, benefits of innovators

47:29 Investments in space, parallels to 1500's maritime shipping, potential for global broadband

1:04:07 Besties go to space, Bezos' cheap shot, Elon's support, Melvin Capital's tough first half of 2021

Follow the besties:

https://twitter.com/chamath

https://linktr.ee/calacanis

https://twitter.com/DavidSacks

https://twitter.com/friedberg

Follow the pod:

https://twitter.com/theallinpod

https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast

Intro Music Credit:

https://rb.gy/tppkzl

https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg

Intro Video Credit:

https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect

Referenced in the show:

WSJ Opinion - What Drives GOP Resistance to Vaccines?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-drives-gop-resistance-to-vaccines-11623190392

NYT - Some Republican Leaders Speak Up for Vaccines

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/07/14/world/covid-variant-vaccine-updates

Reuters - Living with COVID-19: Israel changes strategy as Delta variant hits

https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/living-with-covid-19-israel-changes-strategy-delta-variant-hits-2021-07-13/

Study Finds - Over 200 COVID ‘long hauler’ symptoms identified, many lasting longer than 6 months

https://www.studyfinds.org/200-covid-long-hauler-symptoms/

CNN Opinion - Richard Branson's disappointing space jaunt

https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/12/opinions/richard-branson-jeff-bezos-space-flight-is-a-waste-thomas/index.html

Truth Out Op-ed - Billionaire Tax Cheat Travels to Space for a Few Minutes

https://truthout.org/articles/billionaire-tax-cheat-travels-to-space-for-a-few-minutes

Fox News - Richard Branson says critics are 'not fully educated' on benefits of space travel

https://www.foxnews.com/media/richard-branson-critics-not-fully-educated-space-travel

CNBC - Investment in space companies put at record $8.9 billion in 2020 despite Covid

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/25/investing-in-space-companies-hits-record-8point9-billion-in-2020-report.html

Bloomberg - Melvin Struggles to Shake Reddit Attack With 46% Loss So Far

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-08/melvin-can-t-shake-reddit-attack-with-46-loss-in-first-half

Books:

Andy Weir - Project Hail Mary

https://www.amazon.com/Project-Hail-Mary-Andy-Weir/dp/0593135202

Jeremy England - Every Life Is on Fire

https://www.amazon.com/Every-Life-Fire-Thermodynamics-Explains/dp/1541699017

Tweets:

https://twitter.com/ScottAdamsSays/status/1415287991954640901

https://twitter.com/micsolana/status/1415122089720254467

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1414157827145404419

https://twitter.com/blueorigin/status/1413521627116032001

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1386825367948644352

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