Balaji Srinivasan on the Network State and How to Start a New Country
Balaji S. Srinivasan is an angel investor and entrepreneur. Formerly the CTO of Coinbase and general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, he was also the co-founder of Earn.com (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center. He was named to the MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators Under 35,” won a Wall Street Journal Innovation Award, and holds a BS/MS/PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Chemical Engineering, all from Stanford University. Please enjoy his interview on The Tim Ferriss Show podcast!
Is the Smart Grid All Hot Air?
Demis Hassabis: DeepMind-Lex Fridman Podcast
Demis Hassabis is the co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, a neuroscience-inspired AI company, bought by Google in Jan 2014 in their largest European acquisition to date. He is now Vice President of Engineering at Google DeepMind and leads Google’s general AI efforts, including the development of AlphaGo, the first program to ever beat a professional player at the game of Go.
Sunday Bonus: What Does It Take To Be Wealthy in America?
The goalposts of wealth are always shifting due to inflation and other factors. For example, someone with a net worth of $1 million several decades ago would have been considered very wealthy. According to recent survey results, however, $1 million is only enough to feel “financially comfortable” today. In this infographic, we’ve visualized several money milestones to give you a better idea of what it really takes to be wealthy in America.
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