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Jonathan Haidt and The Case Against Social Media on the Lex Fridman Podcast

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at NYU and author of The Coddling of the American Mind, The Righteous Mind, and The Happiness Hypothesis. He and Jonathan have an interesting conversation about social media’s impact on society. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 1:25 – Social media and mental health 15:14 – Mark Zuckerberg 24:51 – Children’s […]

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Science

Will DNA replace hard drives as data storage in the future?

Lex Fridman interviews Chris Mason. Chris Mason is a professor of genomics, physiology, and biophysics at Cornell, doing research on the long-term effects of space on the human body. He is the author of The Next 500 Years: Engineering Life to Reach New Worlds.

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AI Ethics Startups

Kevin Systrom on Instagram

Kevin Systrom is the co-founder and former CEO of Instagram and he sits down with Lex Fridman, Time stamps: 0:00 – Introduction 0:22 – Origin of Instagram 42:29 – New social networks 1:01:34 – Selling Instagram to Facebook 1:24:36 – Features 1:28:42 – Facebook 2:05:24 – Whistleblower 2:16:43 – Machine learning 2:26:41 – Advice for […]

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AI

Brian Greene on Quantum Gravity, The Big Bang, Aliens, Death, and Meaning

Brian Greene is a theoretical physicist who also educates the public via his books and documentaries appears on Lex Fridman’s podcast. Time stamps: 0:00 – Introduction 0:27 – Entropy 8:35 – Consciousness 24:54 – Quantum gravity 28:14 – String theory 41:41 – Time 54:13 – Free will 58:36 – Emergence and complexity 1:05:48 – The […]

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RZA on Wu-Tang Clan, Kung Fu, Chess, God, Life, and Death | Lex Fridman Podcast #228

RZA is a rapper, record producer, filmmaker, actor, writer, philosopher, and the mastermind of the legendary hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan. Fun fact: this is the 36th post of the month. Fans will get the reference. For all others, check out the title of their debut album. Time Stamps: 0:00 – Introduction 0:24 – Life […]

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