76. Techno-optimism and The Anthology of Balaji with Eric Jorgenson
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David speaks with Eric Jorgenson, the CEO of Scribe Media. He also has a rolling fund investing in pre-seed and seed-stage tech companies, and is the author of two books: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness; and The Anthology of Balaji.

They talked about:

๐Ÿ“š Impact of Naval and Balaji's books

๐Ÿ‘ค How Balaji Srinivasan became a polymath

๐Ÿ’ป The power of technology and truth

๐Ÿ”— Intersection of technology and media

๐ŸŒ The Westโ€™s media and technology war with China

๐Ÿ’ฐ The challenges of funding innovative ventures

๐Ÿš€ A techno-optimist future

๐Ÿค” Different types of truth

This is just one part of a longer conversation, and it's the second part. You can listen to the earlier episode here:

Part 1:ย Upgrade your thinking with Eric Jorgenson (Episode 73)


๐Ÿ“น Watch on Youtube

https://youtu.be/BkdKIfZuzYk


๐Ÿ“œFull transcript:

https://www.theknowledge.io/ericjorgenson-2/


๐Ÿ‘ค Connect with Eric:

Twitter: @EricJorgenson | https://twitter.com/EricJorgenson

Website: Scribe Media | https://scribemedia.com/

Books: The Anthology of Balaji | https://amzn.to/45UjFqe

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant | https://amzn.to/47g7ncy


๐Ÿ—ฃ Mentioned in the show:

Naval Ravikant | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Ravikant

Balaji Srinivasan | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balaji_Srinivasan

Smart Friends | https://www.ejorgenson.com/podcast

Chutzpah | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chutzpah

Andreessen Horowitz | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andreessen_Horowitz

Nassim Nicholas Taleb | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nassim_Nicholas_Taleb

Richard Feynman | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Feynman

J. Robert Oppenheimer | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Robert_Oppenheimer

Claude Shannon | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Shannon

TikTok | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TikTok

Musical.ly | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical.ly

Vine | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vine

Elon Musk | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk

SpaceX | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX

Steve Jobs | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs

Pixar | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pixar

David Friedberg | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Friedberg

Cana | https://www.cana.com/

The Power Law | https://amzn.to/3sJTZ1Q

Sebastian Mallaby | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebastian_Mallaby

Where Is My Flying Car? | https://amzn.to/3sKGPlf

Bill Clinton | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Clinton

Mike Maples Jr | https://www.floodgate.com/team/mike-maples-jr


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