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Dominic Cummings' time in No. 10 Downing Street as Boris Johnson's Chief Advisor was one of the most interesting and impactful periods in modern UK political history.
Sahil Lavingia founded Gumroad at the age of 19 and built it into a leading digital commerce platform. He is the author of The Minimalist Entrepreneur and an investor ...
Geoffrey Miller is an American evolutionary psychologist, author, and a professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico.
Anna I. Krylov is an outspoken advocate of freedom of speech and academic freedom.
Abdel Abdellaoui is a geneticist who has been involved in a wide range of studies on psychiatric genetics, behavioral genetics, and population genetics.
Richard Sander on SCOTUS Oral Arguments: Affirmative Action and Discrimination against Asian Americans at Harvard and UNC
Richard Sander has studied the structure and effects of law school admissions policies. He coined the term "Mismatch" to describe the negative consequences resulting f...
Peter Byrne is an investigative reporter and science writer based in Northern California.
Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development.
Rob Henderson grew up in foster homes in California, joined the Air Force at 17, attended Yale on the G.I. Bill, and is currently a Gates Fellow at Cambridge Universit...
Lyle Goldstein is Director of Asia Engagement at the Washington think-tank Defense Priorities, which advocates for realism and restraint in U.S.defense policy.
The guest for this episode is a recent graduate of Harvard College, now pursuing a STEM PhD at another elite university.
Richard Lowery is a professor of finance at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.
Tim Palmer is Royal Society Research Professor in Climate Physics, and a Senior Fellow at the Oxford Martin Institute.
Kishore Mahbubani is Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
Gregory Clark is Distinguished Professor of Economics at UC-Davis. His areas of research are long-term economic growth, the wealth of nations, economic history, and so...
John Mearsheimer is best known for developing the theory of offensive realism, which describes the interaction between great powers as being primarily driven by the ra...
Theodore A. Postol is professor emeritus of Science, Technology, and International Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is widely known as an expe...
Raghu Parthasarathy is the author of a recent popular science book: So Simple a Beginning: How Four Physical Principles Shape Our Living World.
Carl Zha is the host of the Silk and Steel podcast, which focuses on China, history, culture, and politics.
Scott Aaronson is the David J. Bruton Centennial Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin, and director of its Quantum Information Center.
Steve Hsu and Sebastian Mallaby discuss venture capital, tech startups, business model and technology innovation, global adoption of the Silicon Valley model, and the ...
Vlatko Vedral is Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford and Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore. ...
Richard Sander is Jesse Dukeminier Professor at UCLA Law School.
Shai Carmi is Professor of Statistical and Medical Genetics at Hebrew University (Jerusalem).
Steve and Jon discuss the global semiconductor industry with an emphasis on U.S.-China technology competition.
Richard Hanania is President of the Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology.
Steve answers questions about recent progress in AI/ML prediction of complex traits from DNA and applications in embryo selection.
James Lee discusses recent progress in the genomic prediction of complex traits such as cognitive ability and educational attainment.
Steve and Corey talk to Warren Hatch, President and CEO of Good Judgment Inc.