#250 – Peter Wang: Python and the Source Code of Humans, Computers, and Reality

Peter Wang is the co-founder & CEO of Anaconda and one of the most impactful leaders and developers in the Python community. Also, he is a physicist and philosopher. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(06:49) – Python
(10:20) – Programming language design
(30:22) – Virtuality
(40:22) – Human layers
(47:21) – Life
(52:45) – Origin of ideas
(55:17) – Eric Weinstein
(1:00:16) – Human source code
(1:04:13) – Love
(1:18:32) – AI
(1:31:55) – Meaning crisis
(1:54:28) – Travis Oliphant
(2:00:53) – Python continued
(2:30:36) – Best setup
(2:37:54) – Advice for the youth
(2:46:28) – Meaning of Life