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#324 – Daniel Negreanu: Poker

Daniel Negreanu is one of the greatest poker players of all time. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(06:43) – Poker hands
(14:39) – Poker ranges
(20:10) – Game theory optimal
(36:25) – Winning
(42:57) – Losing
(48:58) – Mental game
(53:17) – Day in the life
(1:02:20) – History of poker
(1:06:10) – Poker solvers
(1:12:46) – Online poker
(1:20:49) – Greatest poker player of all time
(1:40:43) – Main Event of the WSOP
(1:49:14) – Advice for beginners
(1:54:44) – Cheating
(2:04:43) – Movies
(2:10:10) – Advice for young people
(2:19:29) – Love
(2:24:43) – The Gambler

#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 sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(07:16) – Video games
(13:22) – Bobby Lee
(15:32) – Stand-up comedy
(23:03) – Robin Williams
(24:25) – Loneliness and depression
(32:46) – John Candy
(39:35) – Friendship
(45:23) – Ten Minute Podcast
(50:22) – Dudesy podcast
(58:41) – Acting
(1:10:00) – Impressions
(1:15:28) – Artificial intelligence
(1:46:55) – Anxiety
(1:56:49) – Kindness
(2:00:45) – Bad days
(2:04:39) – Pro wrestling
(2:08:15) – Advice for young people
(2:22:20) – Meaning of life

#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 Affectiva, deputy CEO of Smart Eye, and author of Girl Decoded. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(06:58) – Childhood
(16:35) – Hijab
(19:18) – Faith
(21:26) – War
(25:35) – Women in the Middle East
(29:53) – Rana’s journey
(42:28) – Rosalind Picard
(44:36) – Advice for women
(55:07) – Dating
(1:02:43) – Human nature
(1:07:23) – AI and emotions
(1:38:01) – Smart Eye
(1:47:22) – Tesla and Waymo
(1:56:09) – Drunk driving
(2:05:40) – Robotics
(2:19:27) – Advice for startups
(2:24:15) – Investing
(2:31:39) – Advice for young people
(2:39:59) – Love

#321 – Ray Kurzweil: Singularity, Superintelligence, and Immortality

Ray Kurzweil is an author, inventor, and futurist. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(07:06) – Turing test
(20:52) – Brain–computer interfaces
(32:32) – Singularity
(38:51) – Virtual reality
(41:31) – Evolution of information processing
(47:57) – Automation
(57:58) – Nanotechnology
(59:52) – Nuclear war
(1:01:57) – Uploading minds
(1:09:39) – How to think
(1:16:09) – Digital afterlife
(1:25:29) – Intelligent alien life
(1:28:19) – Simulation hypothesis
(1:32:31) – Mortality
(1:40:11) – Meaning of life

#320 – Christopher Capozzola: World War I, Ideology, Propaganda, and Politics

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(00:00) – Introduction
(05:50) – How World War I started
(20:27) – US and World War I
(37:24) – US Military
(43:43) – War in Ukraine
(47:53) – American Civil War
(53:31) – World War II
(1:12:38) – Nationalism
(1:23:27) – US elections
(1:49:34) – Donald Trump
(2:03:39) – Philippine–American War
(2:10:02) – Greatest US president
(2:14:36) – Advice for young people
(2:16:53) – Meaning of life

#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 sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(10:15) – Trip to Italy
(17:16) – Chess tournaments
(22:03) – Streaming
(34:07) – Chess strategies
(54:33) – King’s Indian Defense
(1:12:33) – Chess training
(1:16:59) – Losing
(1:20:18) – Street chess and trash talk
(1:25:07) – Passion and study
(1:43:00) – Loneliness and depression
(2:07:49) – Andrew Tate
(2:16:32) – Greatest chess player of all time
(2:19:07) – Magnus Carlsen
(2:28:17) – Advice for young people
(2:30:10) – Chess boxing
(2:39:04) – Meaning of life
(2:40:09) – Love

#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 biology, chemistry, and life. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(05:45) – Origin of life
(19:31) – Panspermia
(25:05) – What is life?
(38:20) – Photosynthesis
(41:55) – Prokaryotic vs eukaryotic cells
(51:56) – Sex
(59:39) – DNA
(1:06:51) – Violence
(1:17:25) – Human evolution
(1:23:21) – Neanderthals
(1:26:53) – Sensory inputs
(1:37:43) – Consciousness
(2:09:17) – AI and biology
(2:38:36) – Evolution
(2:59:07) – Fermi paradox
(3:12:27) – Cities
(3:20:14) – Depression
(3:22:50) – Writing
(3:30:49) – Advice for young people
(3:37:57) – Earth

#317 – John Vervaeke: Meaning Crisis, Atheism, Religion & the Search for Wisdom

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(00:00) – Introduction
(07:03) – Meaning
(27:17) – Consciousness
(36:17) – Relevance realization
(47:40) – Wisdom
(54:54) – Truth
(59:38) – Reality
(1:11:59) – Meaning crisis
(1:35:27) – Religion
(1:43:17) – Nontheism
(1:58:26) – Distributed cognition
(2:16:37) – Flow
(2:36:35) – Psychedelics
(2:45:03) – Marxism and Nazism
(2:57:08) – Evil
(3:01:19) – Powerful ideas
(3:08:10) – Advice for young people

#316 – Noam Chomsky: Putin, Ukraine, China, and Nuclear War

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(07:28) – Putin’s motivations
(20:35) – War in Ukraine
(27:37) – Propaganda
(35:01) – China and American relations
(50:02) – Hope for humanity

#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 time. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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(00:00) – Introduction
(08:34) – Greatest soccer player of all time
(15:40) – Magnus’s approach to chess
(24:53) – Game 6 of the 2021 World Chess Championship
(28:54) – Chess openings
(46:19) – Chess variants
(49:04) – Elo Rating
(57:31) – World Chess Championship
(1:21:42) – Losing
(1:29:04) – Day in the life
(1:35:55) – Drunk chess
(1:40:26) – Chess training
(1:48:20) – Garry Kasparov
(1:57:37) – Greatest chess player of all time
(2:10:48) – Advice for chess players
(2:12:32) – Chess YouTubers
(2:16:03) – Henrik Carlsen
(2:21:38) – Lessons for life
(2:25:02) – Queen’s Gambit
(2:26:53) – Poker
(2:33:06) – Loneliness
(2:36:28) – How does the knight move?