Ep 43: Ryan Holiday on Stoicism, Virtue & Ancient Wisdom for Modern Life Listen now | Ryan Holiday is a college dropout turned best-selling author and publisher of the world's largest podcast and newsletter focused on Stoic…

January 2023

Ep 42: Kimmy Scotti on How to Spot — and Build — the Next Big ThingListen now | Kimmy Scotti is Founding Partner of 8VC and the Co-Founder & Chairman at Fig.1. After launching a popular consumer brand as a teenager…
California spends more and more on homelessness, without results
Ep 41: Iyinoluwa "E" Aboyeji — Africa's Great Tech EntrepreneurListen now | I've known Iyinoluwa "E" Aboyeji since he was an aspiring, 19-year-old entrepreneur. Today, he's the founder of two African unicorns…
Chess, history, Palantir, and more.
Andrew Yang Kicks Off the New "Build" Season
Ep 40: Andrew Yang on Building a New Political Party & Using Incentives to Fix DysfunctionListen now (32 min) | Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur, former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, and author of "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our…

December 2022

Welcome to the new home for my blog, with a decade of archives
Gavin Newsom has a chance to change course. Will he?

October 2022

The U.S. will lose talent and jobs to Canada and other countries if it keeps making it difficult to live and work here legally.

September 2022

Reflections on our sector in a volatile year

August 2022

Psychedelic Medicine, Value-Based Care & Why Medical School Is Broken with Sebastian CaliriListen now (32 min) | Sebastian Caliri is Partner at 8VC with a focus on healthcare investing. Previously, Sebastian spent four years at Palantir where…