Managing Procrastination, Predicting the Future, and Finding Happiness – Tim Urban (#283)

Managing Procrastination, Predicting the Future, and Finding Happiness – Tim Urban (#283)

“I always thought the future would be intense, but now I think the future is going fully fucking crazy!” – Tim Urban Tim Urban (@waitbutwhy) is the author of the blog Wait But Why and has become one of the Internet’s most popular writers. According to Fast Company, Tim has “captured a level of reader engagement that even …

Matt Mullenweg: Characteristics and Practices of Successful Entrepreneurs (#190)

Matt Mullenweg: Characteristics and Practices of Successful Entrepreneurs (#190)

“If someone has those four things — work ethic, taste, integrity, and curiosity — I believe that you can learn anything in the world.” – Matt Mullenweg Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt) is most associated with a tool that powers more than 25% of the entire Web: WordPress. He’s also the CEO of Automattic, which is a multi-billion …

Kevin Kelly – AI, Virtual Reality, and The Inevitable (#164)

Kevin Kelly – AI, Virtual Reality, and The Inevitable (#164)

“If somebody else can do it, I am not going to do it.” – Kevin Kelly Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly) is back again and, as I’ve said before, he might be the real-life “Most Interesting Man In The World.” Kevin is Senior Maverick at Wired Magazine, which he co-founded in 1993. He also co-founded the All Species …

Naval Ravikant on Happiness Hacks and the 5 Chimps Theory (#136)

Naval Ravikant on Happiness Hacks and the 5 Chimps Theory (#136)

“I actually think happiness is the absence of suffering. It comes from peace. That comes from being careful about desire, judgment, and reaction.” – Naval Ravikant When a guest is nominated for “Podcast of the Year,” that’s a good reason to bring them back for more. That’s why Naval Ravikant (@naval) is here for round two, …

Kevin Kelly on Artificial Intelligence and Designer Babies (#96)

Kevin Kelly on Artificial Intelligence and Designer Babies (#96)

“I do think we’ll have designer babies in the future. I’m not so sure people will want blue-eyed babies when they can make green or purple.” – Kevin Kelly Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly) returns to the podcast due to popular demand. Kevin continues to be perhaps the Most Interesting Man in the World. He is Senior Maverick at …