My guest today is Balaji Srinivasan, a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Balaji is known to challenge conventional wisdom, and he lives up to his reputation in this conversation. We discuss a wide variety of topics, including advancements in health tracking, ways to evaluate your own information diet, and how technology is driving decentralization and what that could mean for countries, corporations, and individuals.
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[00:03:30] - [First question] - Thoughts on information diets and how they influence individuals
[00:21:37] - Ways to optimize your diet by reading the source material and consuming less news
[00:26:40] - Understanding the informational supply chain and tracing data back to the origin
[00:41:07] - Modern cities, the nature of a group of individuals, and what sovereignty may mean in the coming years
[00:53:52] - Key ingredients and main components needed for a successful startup city
[01:11:35] - Social impacts from everyone becoming an investor and how it ties into everything
[01:25:49] - Recommendations and a personal prescription for longevity, health, and wealth
[01:37:32] - The kindest thing anyone has ever done for him