Moment of Zen

Erik Torenberg, Dan Romero, and Antonio Garcia Martinez discuss what's happening in technology, business, politics, and beyond.

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E30: Affirmative Action, the Administrative State, and The Right's Victory in the Courts

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E29: Brokenism, The Borg, and Bravery with Alana Newhouse

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E28: Katherine Boyle and Mike Solana on Liberal Arts Debate, Tech Culture, and Saving San Francisco

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E27: [Bonus] Marc Andreessen and Anton Troynikov on Why AI Will Save the World

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E25: Apple and Facebook, Crypto and VR, Open vs Closed Ecosystems

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E24: Mike Solana on Twitter under Elon, Sam Altman's PR strategy, political polarization, and The Culture War's evolution

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E23: Liel Leibovitz on Israel and US politics, the Palestinian conflict, and Israel’s future

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E22: Twitter’s new CEO, Elon’s strategy vs Sam Altman’s strategy, Liberal depression, crime and prisons

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E21: Ben Smith of Semafor on tech-media hostility, and the past, present, and future of media

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E20: On Founders, Seriousness, and American Dynamism

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E19: Michelle Tandler on how to fix San Francisco

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E18: How to pick markets, why NFTs matter, what "disinformation" is actually about

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E17: Mike Solana on SF Politics, Tech & Media fights, Tik Tok policy, and AI wars

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E16: AI open letter debate, "pausers", and what we're all scared of with AI with Anton Troynikov, Flo Crivello, and Nathan Labenz

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E15: Nic Carter on Balaji's Bet, Operation Chokepoint 2.0, and the Fed's Financial Crisis

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E14: Balaji’s bet [Emergency Episode] - Financial Crisis 2.0, Digital Devaluation of USD, and What Comes Next

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How SVB Unraveled and Whether Crypto Can Fix Finance with Byrne Hobart

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E12: Effective Accelerationism and the AI Safety Debate with Bayeslord, Beff Jezoz, and Nathan Labenz

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America as a culture exporter, Egalitarianism eats the world, and why wokeness isn't receding

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E10: Disenfranchised men, AI Doomerism, and the Problems with Effective Altruism, with Amjad Masad

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E9: Modern cold wars with China and Russia, the new right, and tech's cultural shift w/ Noah Smith

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E8: Why is ChatGPT so woke, the arc of tech is centralization, and explaining the cathedral w/ Brian Chau

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Low vs High Culture, legacy vs new institutions, WWE, & Lex Fridman w/ Aarthi and Sriram

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E6: The AI moment AI vs crypto: a heated debate with Amjad Masad Flo Crivello and Nathan Labenz

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E4: USA vs Europe Zeihan & Fukuyama Reforming institutions vs starting new ones and why we started 'Moment of Zen'

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E3 w/ Amjad Masad on AGI as religion for nerds history as a series of conspiracies and religion as a foundation for raising your kids

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E2 w/ Marc Andreessen on Elon Nietzsche and America's Thousand Year Empire

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Moment of Zen E1 w/ Marc Andreessen on SBF/FTX Twitter and Open AI/Chat GPT

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