70. Kevin Kelly on Utopia, Crypto & Blockchain, Vanishing Asia, & 1000 True Fans
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The one and only Kevin Kelly is back! Kevin is a futurist, New York Times bestselling author, co-founder and Senior Maverick at  Wired magazine, and much more. He was dubbed by Tim Ferriss as the "real-life Most Interesting Man In The World".
In this episode, we discuss Kevin's 40-year project, Vanishing Asia,  crypto and blockchain, his hopes and fears for our future, and how his theory of 1000 True Fans continues to prove true.

In episode 70, you will learn 🧠:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:40 Kevin Kelly’s Kickstarter campaign on his new book 
  • 06:28 How to acquire 1000 true fans
  • 11:25 How Kevin stays in communication with his fans
  • 15:21 Kevin’s balance between internal time with himself and external time with others 
  • 19:00 Why now is the time to be a maker 
  • 24:08 Kevin’s perspective on Protopia, Utopia, & Dystopia  
  • 32:32 Kevin’s thought on cryptocurrency
  • 40:31 What is objective truth? Are we getting 1% better?
  • 49:30 Kevin’s pioneer way of thinking and tech-centric view of the world 
  • 53:12 Kevin’s top favorite countries
  • 55:56 Closing thoughts


Check out my first interview with Kevin Kelly! Episode 48. Kevin Kelly on God, The Future, and A.I. 


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