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Lex Fridman Podcast
Lex Fridman Podcast
Lex Fridman

Conversations about science, technology, history, philosophy and the nature of intelligence, consciousness, love, and power. Lex is an AI researcher at MIT... more

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#413 – Bill Ackman: Investing, Financial Battles, Harvard, DEI, X & Free Speech

Bill Ackman is an investor who has led some of the biggest and controversial financial trades in history. He is... more

20 Feb 2024 · 3 hours, 41 minutes
#412 – Marc Raibert: Boston Dynamics and the Future of Robotics

Marc Raibert is founder and former long-time CEO of Boston Dynamics, and recently Executive Director of the newly-created Boston Dynamics... more

16 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 52 minutes
#411 – Omar Suleiman: Palestine, Gaza, Oct 7, Israel, Resistance, Faith & Islam

Omar Suleiman is a Palestinian-American Muslim scholar, civil rights leader, and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. Please... more

02 Feb 2024 · 2 hours, 31 minutes
#410 – Ben Shapiro vs Destiny Debate: Politics, Jan 6, Israel, Ukraine & Wokeism

Ben Shapiro is a conservative political commentator, host of The Ben Shapiro Show, co-founder of The Daily Wire, and author... more

23 Jan 2024 · 2 hours, 25 minutes
#409 – Matthew Cox: FBI Most Wanted Con Man – $55 Million in Bank Fraud

Matthew Cox is a former con man who served 13 years in federal prison for bank fraud, mortgage fraud, and... more

17 Jan 2024 · 6 hours, 7 minutes
#408 – Tal Wilkenfeld: Music, Guitar, Bass, Jeff Beck, Prince, and Leonard Cohen

Tal Wilkenfeld is a singer-songwriter, bassist, and guitarist. She has performed with legendary artists including Jeff Beck, Prince, Incubus, Eric... more

09 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 55 minutes
#407 – Guillaume Verdon: Beff Jezos, E/acc Movement, Physics, Computation & AGI

Guillaume Verdon (aka Beff Jezos on Twitter) is a physicist, quantum computing researcher, and founder of e/acc (effective accelerationism) movement.... more

29 Dec 2023 ·
#406 – Teddy Atlas: Mike Tyson, Cus D’Amato, Boxing, Loyalty, Fear & Greatness

Teddy Atlas is boxing trainer to 18 world champions, ESPN boxing commentator, and host of podcast THE FIGHT with Teddy... more

24 Dec 2023 · 2 hours, 15 minutes
#405 – Jeff Bezos: Amazon and Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon and Blue Origin. Thank you for listening ❤ Please support this podcast by checking... more

14 Dec 2023 · 2 hours, 20 minutes
#404 – Lee Cronin: Controversial Nature Paper on Evolution of Life and Universe

Lee Cronin is a chemist at University of Glasgow. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex... more

09 Dec 2023 · 3 hours, 27 minutes
#403 – Lisa Randall: Dark Matter, Theoretical Physics, and Extinction Events

Lisa Randall is a theoretical physicist at Harvard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Babbel: https://babbel.com/lexpod and... more

03 Dec 2023 ·
#402 – Michael Malice: Thanksgiving Pirate Special

Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, author, and anarchist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Policygenius:... more

25 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 47 minutes
#401 – John Mearsheimer: Israel-Palestine, Russia-Ukraine, China, NATO, and WW3

John Mearsheimer is an international relations scholar at University of Chicago. He is one of the most influential and controversial... more

18 Nov 2023 · 3 hours, 35 minutes
#400 – Elon Musk: War, AI, Aliens, Politics, Physics, Video Games, and Humanity

Elon Musk is CEO of X, xAI, SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, and The Boring Company. Thank you for listening ❤ Please support... more

09 Nov 2023 · 2 hours, 27 minutes
#399 – Jared Kushner: Israel, Palestine, Hamas, Gaza, Iran, and the Middle East

Jared Kushner is a former Senior Advisor to President Donald Trump and author of Breaking History. Please support this podcast... more

11 Oct 2023 · 3 hours, 54 minutes
#398 – Mark Zuckerberg: First Interview in the Metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg is CEO of Meta. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - LMNT: https://drinkLMNT.com/lex to get free... more

28 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
#397 – Greg Lukianoff: Cancel Culture, Deplatforming, Censorship & Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff is a free speech advocate, first-amendment attorney, president of FIRE - Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, and... more

25 Sep 2023 ·
#396 – James Sexton: Divorce Lawyer on Marriage, Relationships, Sex, Lies & Love

James Sexton is a divorce attorney and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex... more

18 Sep 2023 · 3 hours, 51 minutes
#395 – Walter Isaacson: Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Einstein, Da Vinci & Ben Franklin

Walter Isaacson is an author of biographies on Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Leonardo da Vinci, and many... more

10 Sep 2023 ·
#394 – Neri Oxman: Biology, Art, and Science of Design & Engineering with Nature

Neri Oxman is a designer, engineer, scientist, and artist working on computational design, synthetic biology and digital fabrication, previously at... more

01 Sep 2023 · 2 hours, 25 minutes
#393 – Andrew Huberman: Relationships, Drama, Betrayal, Sex, and Love

Andrew Huberman is a neuroscientist at Stanford and host of the Huberman Lab Podcast. Please support this podcast by checking... more

17 Aug 2023 · 2 hours, 20 minutes
#392 – Joscha Bach: Life, Intelligence, Consciousness, AI & the Future of Humans

Joscha Bach is a cognitive scientist, AI researcher, and philosopher. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Numerai:... more

01 Aug 2023 · 2 hours, 59 minutes
#391 – Mohammed El-Kurd: Palestine

Mohammed El-Kurd is a Palestinian writer and poet. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Factor: https://factormeals.com/lex50 and... more

24 Jul 2023 · 2 hours, 23 minutes
#390 – Yuval Noah Harari: Human Nature, Intelligence, Power, and Conspiracies

Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher, and author of Sapiens, Homo Deus, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, and... more

17 Jul 2023 · 2 hours, 52 minutes
#389 – Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel, Palestine, Power, Corruption, Hate, and Peace

Benjamin Netanyahu is the Prime Minister of Israel. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - BetterHelp:... more

12 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
#388 – Robert F. Kennedy Jr: CIA, Power, Corruption, War, Freedom, and Meaning

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is an activist, lawyer, author, and candidate for the President of the Unites States. Please support... more

06 Jul 2023 ·
#387 – George Hotz: Tiny Corp, Twitter, AI Safety, Self-Driving, GPT, AGI & God

George Hotz is a programmer, hacker, and the founder of comma-ai and tiny corp. Please support this podcast by checking... more

30 Jun 2023 · 3 hours, 15 minutes
#386 – Marc Andreessen: Future of the Internet, Technology, and AI

Marc Andreessen is the co-creator of Mosaic, co-founder of Netscape, and co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Please... more

22 Jun 2023 · 3 hours, 15 minutes
#385 – Jimmy Wales: Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales is the co-founder of Wikipedia. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Hexclad Cookware: https://hexclad.com/lex and... more

18 Jun 2023 · 3 hours, 19 minutes
#384 – Matthew McConaughey: Freedom, Truth, Family, Hardship, and Love

Matthew McConaughey is an Oscar-winning actor and author of Greenlights. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Riverside:... more

13 Jun 2023 · 2 hours, 24 minutes
#383 – Mark Zuckerberg: Future of AI at Meta, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp

Mark Zuckerberg is CEO of Meta. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Numerai: https://numer.ai/lex - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to... more

08 Jun 2023 · 2 hours, 47 minutes
#382 – Bert Kreischer: Comedy, Drinking, Rogan, Segura, Churchill & Kim Jong Un

Bert Kreischer is a comedian, actor, and podcaster. Check him out on Bertcast, 2 Bears 1 Cave, Something is Burning,... more

05 Jun 2023 · 2 hours, 11 minutes
#381 – Chris Lattner: Future of Programming and AI

Chris Lattner is a legendary software and hardware engineer, leading projects at Apple, Tesla, Google, SiFive, and Modular AI, including... more

02 Jun 2023 · 3 hours, 38 minutes
#380 – Neil Gershenfeld: Self-Replicating Robots and the Future of Fabrication

Neil Gershenfeld is the director of the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms. Please support this podcast by checking out... more

28 May 2023 · 2 hours, 11 minutes
#379 – Randall Kennedy: The N-Word – History of Race, Law, Politics, and Power

Randall Kennedy is a law professor at Harvard and author of many seminal books on race, law, history, culture, and... more

24 May 2023 · 3 hours, 14 minutes
#378 – Anna Frebel: Origin and Evolution of the Universe, Galaxies, and Stars

Anna Frebel is an astronomer and astrophysicist at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Hexclad Cookware:... more

18 May 2023 · 2 hours, 23 minutes
#377 – Harvey Silverglate: Freedom of Speech

Harvey Silverglate is a free speech advocate, co-founder of FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Expression, and author of... more

16 May 2023 · 1 hour, 55 minutes
#376 – Stephen Wolfram: ChatGPT and the Nature of Truth, Reality & Computation

Stephen Wolfram is a computer scientist, mathematician, theoretical physicist, and the founder of Wolfram Research, a company behind Wolfram|Alpha, Wolfram... more

09 May 2023 · 4 hours, 19 minutes
#375 – David Pakman: Politics of Trump, Biden, Bernie, AOC, Socialism & Wokeism

David Pakman is a left-wing progressive political commentator and host of The David Pakman Show. Please support this podcast by... more

06 May 2023 · 3 hours, 36 minutes
#374 – Robert Playter: Boston Dynamics CEO on Humanoid and Legged Robotics

Robert Playter is CEO of Boston Dynamics, a legendary robotics company that over 30 years has created some of the... more

28 Apr 2023 · 2 hours, 32 minutes
#373 – Manolis Kellis: Evolution of Human Civilization and Superintelligent AI

Manolis Kellis is a computational biologist at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex... more

21 Apr 2023 · 2 hours, 35 minutes
#372 – Simone Giertz: Queen of Sh*tty Robots, Innovative Engineering, and Design

Simone Giertz is an inventor, designer, engineer, and roboticist famous for a combination of humor and brilliant creative design in... more

16 Apr 2023 · 2 hours, 4 minutes
#371 – Max Tegmark: The Case for Halting AI Development

Max Tegmark is a physicist and AI researcher at MIT, co-founder of the Future of Life Institute, and author of... more

13 Apr 2023 · 2 hours, 53 minutes
#370 – Edward Frenkel: Reality is a Paradox – Mathematics, Physics, Truth & Love

Edward Frenkel is a mathematician at UC Berkeley working on the interface of mathematics and quantum physics. He is the... more

10 Apr 2023 · 3 hours, 51 minutes
#369 – Paul Rosolie: Amazon Jungle, Uncontacted Tribes, Anacondas, and Ayahuasca

Paul Rosolie is a conservationist, explorer, author, filmmaker, real life Tarzan, and founder of Junglekeepers which today protects over 50,000... more

04 Apr 2023 · 3 hours, 38 minutes
#368 – Eliezer Yudkowsky: Dangers of AI and the End of Human Civilization

Eliezer Yudkowsky is a researcher, writer, and philosopher on the topic of superintelligent AI. Please support this podcast by checking... more

30 Mar 2023 · 3 hours, 22 minutes
#367 – Sam Altman: OpenAI CEO on GPT-4, ChatGPT, and the Future of AI

Sam Altman is the CEO of OpenAI, the company behind GPT-4, ChatGPT, DALL-E, Codex, and many other state-of-the-art AI technologies.... more

25 Mar 2023 · 2 hours, 28 minutes
#366 – Shannon Curry: Johnny Depp & Amber Heard Trial, Marriage, Dating & Love

Dr. Shannon Curry is a clinical and forensic psychologist who conducts research, therapy, and clinical evaluation pertaining to trauma, violence,... more

21 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 50 minutes
#365 – Sam Harris: Trump, Pandemic, Twitter, Elon, Bret, IDW, Kanye, AI & UFOs

Sam Harris is an author, podcaster, and philosopher. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion: https://notion.com - Indeed:... more

14 Mar 2023 · 4 hours, 33 minutes
#364 – Chris Voss: FBI Hostage Negotiator

Chris Voss is a former FBI hostage and crisis negotiator and author of Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If... more

10 Mar 2023 · 2 hours, 15 minutes
#363 – B-Team Jiu Jitsu: Craig Jones, Nicky Rod, and Nicky Ryan

Craig Jones, Nicky Rod and Nicky Ryan, together with Ethan Crelinsten are founders of the B-Team, a legendary jiu jitsu... more

06 Mar 2023 · 2 hours, 54 minutes
#362 – Ginni Rometty: IBM CEO on Leadership, Power, and Adversity

Ginni Rometty is a former long-time CEO, president, and chairman of IBM. Please support this podcast by checking out our... more

02 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 56 minutes
#361 – Aaron Smith-Levin: Scientology

Aaron Smith-Levin is a former Scientologist, Vice President of the Aftermath Foundation, and host of the Growing Up In Scientology... more

25 Feb 2023 · 2 hours, 17 minutes
#360 – Tim Urban: Tribalism, Marxism, Liberalism, Social Justice, and Politics

Tim Urban is the author of the blog Wait But Why and a new book What's Our Problem?: A Self-Help... more

20 Feb 2023 · 3 hours, 10 minutes
#359 – Andrew Strominger: Black Holes, Quantum Gravity, and Theoretical Physics

Andrew Strominger is a theoretical physicist at Harvard. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex... more

15 Feb 2023 · 2 hours, 25 minutes
#358 – Aella: Sex Work, OnlyFans, Porn, Escorting, Dating, and Human Sexuality

Aella is a sex researcher, writer, and sex worker. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of... more

10 Feb 2023 · 4 hours, 2 minutes
#357 – Paul Conti: Narcissism, Sociopathy, Envy, and the Nature of Good and Evil

Paul Conti is a psychiatrist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - NetSuite: http://netsuite.com/lex to get free product... more

07 Feb 2023 · 3 hours, 22 minutes
#356 – Tim Dodd: SpaceX, Starship, Rocket Engines, and Future of Space Travel

Tim Dodd is host of the Everyday Astronaut YouTube channel, where he teaches about rocket engines and all things space... more

02 Feb 2023 · 5 hours, 21 minutes
#355 – David Kipping: Alien Civilizations and Habitable Worlds

David Kipping is an astronomer at Columbia University, director of the Cool Worlds Lab, and host of the Cool Worlds... more

28 Jan 2023 · 3 hours, 50 minutes
#354 – Jeremi Suri: American Civil War

Jeremi Suri is a historian at UT Austin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Eight Sleep: https://www.eightsleep.com/lex... more

25 Jan 2023 ·
#353 – Dennis Whyte: Nuclear Fusion and the Future of Energy

Dennis Whyte is a nuclear scientist at MIT and the director of the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center. Please... more

21 Jan 2023 · 3 hours, 13 minutes
#352 – Omar Suleiman: Islam

Imam Omar Suleiman is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic... more

17 Jan 2023 · 3 hours, 7 minutes
#351 – MrBeast: Future of YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram

MrBeast is a legendary YouTube creator. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of Macadamias: https://houseofmacadamias.com/lex and... more

11 Jan 2023 · 2 hours, 24 minutes
#350 – Betül Kaçar: Origin of Life, Ancient DNA, Panspermia, and Aliens

Betül Kaçar is an astrobiologist at University of Wisconsin. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House of... more

29 Dec 2022 · 2 hours, 47 minutes
#349 – Bhaskar Sunkara: The Case for Socialism

Bhaskar Sunkara is a democratic socialist, political writer, founding editor of Jacobin, president of The Nation, and author of The... more

22 Dec 2022 · 3 hours, 52 minutes
#348 – Nathalie Cabrol: Search for Alien Life

Nathalie Cabrol is an astrobiologist at the SETI Institute, directing the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in... more

19 Dec 2022 · 2 hours, 12 minutes
#347 – Michael Malice: Christmas Special

Michael Malice is a political thinker, podcaster, author, and anarchist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - House... more

15 Dec 2022 · 3 hours, 47 minutes
#346 – Ed Calderon: Mexican Drug Cartels

Ed Calderon is a security specialist who worked on counter-narcotics and organized crime investigation in Mexico. Please support this podcast... more

12 Dec 2022 · 4 hours, 11 minutes
#345 – Coffeezilla: SBF, FTX, Fraud, Scams, Fake Gurus, Money, Fame, and Power

Coffeezilla is a journalist and investigator on YouTube who exposes financial frauds, scams, and fake gurus. Please support this podcast... more

09 Dec 2022 · 3 hours, 51 minutes
#344 – Noam Brown: AI vs Humans in Poker and Games of Strategic Negotiation

Noam Brown is a research scientist at FAIR, Meta AI, co-creator of AI that achieved superhuman level performance in games... more

06 Dec 2022 · 2 hours, 33 minutes
#343 – Roger Gracie: Greatest Jiu Jitsu Competitor of All Time

Roger Gracie is a legendary jiu jitsu competitor and MMA fighter. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: -... more

03 Dec 2022 ·
#342 – Todd Howard: Skyrim, Elder Scrolls 6, Fallout, and Starfield

Todd Howard is a legendary video game designer at Bethesda Game Studios. He led the development of the Elder Scrolls... more

29 Nov 2022 · 2 hours, 49 minutes
#341 – Guido van Rossum: Python and the Future of Programming

Guido van Rossum is the creator of Python programming language. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - GiveDirectly:... more

26 Nov 2022 · 3 hours, 22 minutes
#340 – Chris Tarbell: FBI Agent Who Took Down Silk Road

Chris Tarbell is a former FBI special agent and cybercrime investigation specialist who brought down Ross Ulbricht and Silk Road,... more

22 Nov 2022 · 3 hours, 2 minutes
#339 – Climate Change Debate: Bjørn Lomborg and Andrew Revkin

Bjørn Lomborg is author of "False Alarm". Andrew Revkin is a climate journalist (21 years at NY Times). Please support... more

18 Nov 2022 · 4 hours, 16 minutes
#338 – Chamath Palihapitiya: Money, Success, Startups, Energy, Poker & Happiness

Chamath Palihapitiya is a venture capitalist, engineer, CEO of Social Capital, and co-host of the All-In Podcast. Please support this... more

15 Nov 2022 · 3 hours, 4 minutes
#337 – Destiny: Politics, Free Speech, Controversy, Sex, War, and Relationships

Steven Bonnell, aka Destiny, is a progressive political commentator and a live streamer on YouTube. Melina Goransson is a live... more

11 Nov 2022 ·
#336 – Ben Shapiro: Politics, Kanye, Trump, Biden, Hitler, Extremism, and War

Ben Shapiro is a conservative political commentator, host of The Ben Shapiro Show, co-founder of The Daily Wire, and author... more

07 Nov 2022 · 2 hours, 36 minutes
#335 – Fiona Hill: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

Fiona Hill is a presidential advisor and foreign policy expert specializing in Russia. Please support this podcast by checking out... more

04 Nov 2022 · 3 hours, 24 minutes
#334 – Abbas Amanat: Iran Protests, Mahsa Amini, History, CIA & Nuclear Weapons

Abbas Amanat is a historian at Yale specializing in the modern history of Iran. Please support this podcast by checking... more

02 Nov 2022 · 3 hours, 11 minutes
#333 – Andrej Karpathy: Tesla AI, Self-Driving, Optimus, Aliens, and AGI

Andrej Karpathy is a legendary AI researcher, engineer, and educator. He's the former director of AI at Tesla, a founding... more

29 Oct 2022 · 3 hours, 33 minutes
#332 – Kanye ‘Ye’ West Interview

Ye is a legendary artist, producer, and designer. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to... more

24 Oct 2022 · 2 hours, 33 minutes
#331 – Balaji Srinivasan: How to Fix Government, Twitter, Science, and the FDA

Balaji Srinivasan is an angel investor, tech founder, philosopher, and author of The Network State: How to Start a New... more

20 Oct 2022 · 7 hours, 53 minutes
#330 – Hikaru Nakamura: Chess, Magnus, Kasparov, and the Psychology of Greatness

Hikaru Nakamura is a chess super grandmaster and is currently the #1 ranked blitz chess player in the world. He... more

17 Oct 2022 · 2 hours, 54 minutes
#329 – Kate Darling: Social Robots, Ethics, Privacy and the Future of MIT

Kate Darling is a researcher at MIT Media Lab interested in human robot interaction and robot ethics. Please support this... more

15 Oct 2022 · 3 hours, 9 minutes
#328 – John Danaher: Submission Grappling, ADCC, Animal Combat, and Knives

John Danaher is one of the greatest coaches and minds in martial arts history. Please support this podcast by checking... more

10 Oct 2022 · 4 hours, 55 minutes
#327 – GothamChess: Hans Niemann, Magnus Carlsen, Cheating Scandal & Chess Bots

Levy Rozman, also known as GothamChess, is a professional chess player, streamer, and educator. Please support this podcast by checking... more

07 Oct 2022 · 3 hours, 38 minutes
#326 – Annaka Harris: Free Will, Consciousness, and the Nature of Reality

Annaka Harris is the author of Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind. Please support this... more

05 Oct 2022 · 2 hours, 46 minutes
#325 – Michael Levin: Biology, Life, Aliens, Evolution, Embryogenesis & Xenobots

Michael Levin is a biologist at Tufts University working on novel ways to understand and control complex pattern formation in... more

01 Oct 2022 · 3 hours, 5 minutes
#324 – Daniel Negreanu: Poker

Daniel Negreanu is one of the greatest poker players of all time. Please support this podcast by checking out our... more

27 Sep 2022 ·
#323 – Will Sasso: Comedy, MADtv, AI, Friendship, Madness, and Pro Wrestling

Will Sasso is a comedian, actor, and co-host of the Dudesy podcast. Please support this podcast by checking out our... more

24 Sep 2022 · 2 hours, 28 minutes
#322 – Rana el Kaliouby: Emotion AI, Social Robots, and Self-Driving Cars

Rana el Kaliouby is a pioneer in the field of emotion recognition and human-centric AI. She is the founder of... more

21 Sep 2022 · 2 hours, 42 minutes
#321 – Ray Kurzweil: Singularity, Superintelligence, and Immortality

Ray Kurzweil is an author, inventor, and futurist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Shopify: https://shopify.com/lex to... more

17 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 42 minutes
#320 – Christopher Capozzola: World War I, Ideology, Propaganda, and Politics

Christopher Capozzola is a professor of history at MIT. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Wealthfront: https://wealthfront.com/lex... more

14 Sep 2022 ·
#319 – Botez Sisters: Chess, Streaming, and Fame

Alexandra and Andrea Botez are chess players, commentators, educators, entertainers, and streamers. Please support this podcast by checking out our... more

09 Sep 2022 · 2 hours, 42 minutes
#318 – Nick Lane: Origin of Life, Evolution, Aliens, Biology, and Consciousness

Nick Lane is a biochemist at UCL and author of Transformer, The Vital Question, and many other amazing books on... more

07 Sep 2022 · 3 hours, 47 minutes
#317 – John Vervaeke: Meaning Crisis, Atheism, Religion & the Search for Wisdom

John Vervaeke is a psychologist and cognitive scientist at University of Toronto. Please support this podcast by checking out our... more

04 Sep 2022 · 3 hours, 17 minutes
#316 – Noam Chomsky: Putin, Ukraine, China, and Nuclear War

Noam Chomsky is a linguist, philosopher, and political activist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Skiff: https://skiff.com/lex -... more

31 Aug 2022 · 52 minutes
#315 – Magnus Carlsen: Greatest Chess Player of All Time

Magnus Carlsen is the highest-rated chess player in history and widely considered to be the greatest chess player of all... more

27 Aug 2022 · 2 hours, 39 minutes
#314 – Liv Boeree: Poker, Game Theory, AI, Simulation, Aliens & Existential Risk

Liv Boeree is a poker champion and science educator on topics of game theory, physics, complexity, and life. Please support... more

24 Aug 2022 · 3 hours, 41 minutes
#313 – Jordan Peterson: Life, Death, Power, Fame, and Meaning

Jordan Peterson is a psychologist, lecturer, podcast host, and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Notion:... more

19 Aug 2022 · 3 hours, 10 minutes
#312 – Duncan Trussell: Comedy, Sentient Robots, Suffering, Love & Burning Man

Duncan Trussell is a comedian, host of The Duncan Trussell Family Hour podcast, and co-creator of The Midnight Gospel. Please... more

16 Aug 2022 · 3 hours, 25 minutes
#311 – Magatte Wade: Africa, Capitalism, Communism, and the Future of Humanity

Magatte Wade is an entrepreneur with a passion for creating positive change in Africa through economic freedom. Please support this... more

13 Aug 2022 · 3 hours, 38 minutes
#310 – Andrew Bustamante: CIA Spy

Andrew Bustamante is a former CIA covert intelligence officer. Check out his work and podcast at https://everydayspy.com Please support this... more

08 Aug 2022 · 3 hours, 59 minutes
#309 – John Carmack: Doom, Quake, VR, AGI, Programming, Video Games, and Rockets

John Carmack is a legendary programmer, co-founder of id Software, and lead programmer of many revolutionary video games including Wolfenstein... more

04 Aug 2022 · 5 hours, 22 minutes
#308 – Ryan Graves: UFOs, Fighter Jets, and Aliens

Lt. Ryan Graves is a former Navy fighter pilot, who has worked on advanced research and development programs for DARPA,... more

01 Aug 2022 · 2 hours, 37 minutes
#307 – Brian Armstrong: Coinbase, Cryptocurrency, and Government Regulation

Brian Armstrong is the CEO of Coinbase. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Audible: https://audible.com/lex - Skiff: https://skiff.org/lex -... more

29 Jul 2022 · 2 hours, 36 minutes
#306 – Oriol Vinyals: Deep Learning and Artificial General Intelligence

Oriol Vinyals is the Research Director and Deep Learning Lead at DeepMind. Please support this podcast by checking out our... more

26 Jul 2022 · 2 hours, 15 minutes
#305 – Martin Rees: Black Holes, Alien Life, Dark Matter, and the Big Bang

Lord Martin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist at Cambridge University and co-founder of the Centre for the Study of... more

23 Jul 2022 · 2 hours, 19 minutes
#304 – Bishop Robert Barron: Christianity and the Catholic Church

Robert Barron is a bishop and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. Please support this podcast by checking out... more

20 Jul 2022 · 2 hours,
#303 – Steve Keen: Marxism, Capitalism, and Economics

Steve Keen is a heterodox economist and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Weights & Biases:... more

17 Jul 2022 · 3 hours, 36 minutes
#302 – Richard Haier: IQ Tests, Human Intelligence, and Group Differences

Richard Haier is a psychologist specializing in the science of human intelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our... more

14 Jul 2022 · 2 hours, 51 minutes
#301 – Jack Barsky: KGB Spy

Jack Barsky is a former KGB spy and author of "Deep Undercover: My Secret Life and Tangled Allegiances as a... more

09 Jul 2022 · 3 hours, 43 minutes
#300 – Joe Rogan: Comedy, Controversy, Aliens, UFOs, Putin, CIA, and Freedom

Joe Rogan is a comedian, UFC commentator, and host of the Joe Rogan Experience. Please support this podcast by checking... more

04 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 49 minutes
#299 – Demis Hassabis: DeepMind

Demis Hassabis is the CEO and co-founder of DeepMind. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Mailgun: https://lexfridman.com/mailgun -... more

01 Jul 2022 · 2 hours, 17 minutes
#298 – Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts and Loneliness

Susan Cain is the author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, and Bittersweet:... more

28 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 5 minutes
#297 – Jonathan Reisman: The Human Body – From Sex & Sperm to Hands & Heart

Jonathan Reisman is a physician and author of The Unseen Body who has practiced medicine in some of the most... more

25 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 49 minutes
#296 – Douglas Murray: Racism, Marxism, and the War on the West

Douglas Murray is an author and political commentator. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Brave: https://brave.com/lex - BetterHelp:... more

21 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 44 minutes
#295 – Richard Wolff: Marxism and Communism

Richard Wolff is a Marxist philosopher and economist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Skiff: https://skiff.org/lex to... more

17 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 59 minutes
#294 – Tony Fadell: iPhone, iPod, and Nest

Tony Fadell is an engineer and designer, co-creator of the iPod, iPhone, Nest Thermostat, and author of the new book... more

15 Jun 2022 · 2 hours, 52 minutes
#293 – Donald Hoffman: Reality is an Illusion – How Evolution Hid the Truth

Donald Hoffman is a cognitive scientist at UC Irvine and author of The Case Against Reality. Please support this podcast... more

12 Jun 2022 · 3 hours, 23 minutes
#292 – Robin Hanson: Alien Civilizations, UFOs, and the Future of Humanity

Robin Hanson is a professor at George Mason University and researcher at Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford. Please support... more

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Donald Hoffman is a cognitive scientist at UC Irvine and author of The Case Against Reality. Please support this podcast by checking... more