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All-In with Chamath, Jason, Sacks & Friedberg

English, News magazine, 1 season, 198 episodes, 4 days, 20 hours, 8 minutes
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Industry veterans, degenerate gamblers & besties Chamath Palihapitiya, Jason Calacanis, David Sacks & David Friedberg cover all things economic, tech, political, social & poker.
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In conversation with President Trump

(0:00) Bestie intros: Big house talk! (1:37) Economy: Regulation, taxes, tariffs, taming inflation, de-dollarization (12:02) Federal debt: growth, spend control, where to cut, role of energy, nuclear (20:22) Foreign policy: Ukraine/Russia (25:05) Foreign policy: Israel/Palestine (28:13) Abortion: Stance on a national ban (31:09) Foreign policy: China (32:33) COVID: Origins, Fauci relationship, deep state, bad deals (39:39) Border: Wall, immigration, H-1Bs, recruiting global talent (46:07) JFK Files: Full release, importance of transparency (48:06) Debate prediction (50:15) Post-interview debrief Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://x.com/tyler/status/1803872859938549920 https://x.com/cameron/status/1803876953860247831 https://x.com/LHSummers/status/1802097688269181436 https://x.com/davidsacks/status/179888324567070746
6/20/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 35 seconds
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Elon gets paid, Apple's AI pop, OpenAI revenue rip, Macro debate & Inside Trump Fundraiser

(0:00) Bestie intros: bringing up the energy! (8:48) Trump fundraiser recap (23:16) Elon's comp package approved by shareholders (40:12) Apple announces "Apple Intelligence" and ChatGPT deal at WWDC (50:17) OpenAI reportedly hits a $3.4B revenue run rate (1:05:26) Macro debate: State of the US economy? Follow Tim Naki: https://www.instagram.com/tim.naki Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.instagram.com/tim.naki https://x.com/eoghan/status/1799161733766062545 https://x.com/bennyjohnson/status/1800979079472288145 https://x.com/bennyjohnson/status/1797086962626494840 https://x.com/elonmusk/status/1801084780035154058 https://x.com/jhall/status/1795794521604718814 https://fortune.com/2024/06/10/elon-musk-pay-package-tesla-lawyers-delaware-chancery-payout-stock-award-56-billion https://companiesmarketcap.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXeOiIDNNek https://x.com/chiefaioffice/status/1801022115426009309 https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?geo=US&q=%2Fg%2F11khcfz0y2&hl=en https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?q=%2Fg%2F11khcfz0y2&hl=en https://www.bls.gov/charts/consumer-price-index/consumer-price-index-by-category-line-chart.htm https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS https://www.jpmorgan.com/insights/outlook/economic-outlook/jobs-report-may-2024 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CES0500000003 https://www.warren.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/2024.06.10%20Letter%20to%20Fed.%20re%20interest%20rates.pdf https://www.cnbc.com/2024/06/07/jobs-report-may-2024-us-job-gains-totaled-272000-in-may.html https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JTSJOL https://x.com/VinnyLingham/status/1801129023168454907 https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/comments/1aw5bbb/world_economy_on_nvidias_shoulders https://www.instagram.com/stocktradingmemes/p/C3qer-sSfb0/?img_index=1 https://x.com/jameslavish/status/1801248976911634648 https://x.com/peterfenton/status/1801300735520608529
6/14/20241 hour, 24 minutes, 48 seconds
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DOJ targets Nvidia, Meme stock comeback, Trump fundraiser in SF, Apple/OpenAI, Texas stock market

(0:00) Besties intros! (2:10) Responding to recent media coverage (17:58) DOJ/FTC strike deal to target Nvidia, OpenAI, and Microsoft (32:40) Meme stocks are back: Keith Gill aka Roaring Kitty resurfaces, disclosing nine figure position in GameStop (58:36) Citadel and BlackRock back TXSE to take on NYSE and Nasdaq (1:02:34) Apple to announce OpenAI iPhone deal at WWDC (1:09:07) Science Corner: Alarming ocean temps continue, what to expect for hurricane season Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQQhAg0mfF8 https://x.com/vkhosla/status/1769529054955446533 https://x.com/vkhosla/status/1796293773389127987 https://x.com/shaunmmaguire/status/1796415146077954329 https://x.com/DavidSacks/status/1798100723617698097 https://x.com/SawyerMerritt/status/1798779830521000426 https://www.nytimes.com/2024/06/05/technology/nvidia-microsoft-openai-antitrust-doj-ftc.html https://www.wsj.com/tech/ai/ftc-opens-antitrust-probe-of-microsoft-ai-deal-29b5169a https://companiesmarketcap.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9cO3-MLHOM https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/29/newsom-california-artifical-intelligence-regulations-00160519 https://www.reddit.com/user/DeepFuckingValue https://www.wsj.com/finance/regulation/e-trade-considers-kicking-meme-stock-leader-keith-gill-off-platform-f2003ec4 https://x.com/TheRoaringKitty/status/1789807772542067105 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GME:NYSE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-VO6dtFRes https://www.wsj.com/finance/regulation/keith-gills-gamestop-trades-pose-conundrum-for-market-cops-70cc5301 https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/GME/gamestop/revenue https://www.wsj.com/finance/stocks/gamestop-burned-andrew-left-in-2021-hes-betting-against-the-stock-again-4377cecb https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/18/business/melvin-capital-gamestop-short.html https://www.instagram.com/tim.naki/reels https://www.wsj.com/finance/regulation/new-texas-stock-exchange-takes-aim-at-new-yorks-dominance-e3b4d9ba https://listingcenter.nasdaq.com/assets/Board%20Diversity%20Disclosure%20Five%20Things.pdf https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-06-05/why-is-apple-aapl-teaming-up-with-openai-both-companies-need-each-other https://x.com/leonsimons8/status/1793319395080520036
6/7/20241 hour, 25 minutes, 26 seconds
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Trump verdict, COVID Cover-up, Crypto Corner, Salesforce drops 20%, AI correction?

(0:00) Bestie Intros: Jason's first show for his new production company (2:15) Why Sacks and Chamath are hosting a Trump fundraiser (18:40) House COVID investigation: findings, cover-up, what's next? (41:36) The Deep State Problem: unelected bureaucrats running three letter agencies for decades (53:04) Crypto Corner with Chamath (1:04:15) State of SaaS: Salesforce drops 20%, market teetering (1:20:10) Trump verdict: guilty on 34 counts of falsifying business records (1:37:36) Are we seeing an AI correction? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://oversight.house.gov/release/new-select-subcommittee-report-recommends-ecohealth-alliance-president-debarred-and-criminally-investigated-exposes-failures-in-nih-grant-procedures https://oversight.house.gov/release/hearing-wrap-up-nih-repeatedly-refutes-ecohealth-alliance-president-dr-peter-daszaks-testimony-tabak-testimony-reveals-federal-grant-procedures-in-need-of-serious-reform https://www.axios.com/2021/07/20/fauci-rand-paul-wuhan-institute https://oversight.house.gov/release/breaking-hhs-suspends-funding-and-proposes-formal-debarment-of-ecohealth-alliance-cites-evidence-from-covid-select-report https://oversight.house.gov/release/breaking-hhs-to-debar-dr-peter-daszak-president-of-ecohealth-alliance https://x.com/emilyakopp/status/1795482121739354552 https://x.com/R_H_Ebright/status/1795454118594568312 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGxSlW0NrB4 https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/dual-use-research/feds-lift-gain-function-research-pause-offer-guidance https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-flu-virus-risk-worth-taking/2011/12/30/gIQAM9sNRP_story.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3484390 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30418-9/fulltext https://oversight.house.gov/release/new-covid-select-memo-details-allegations-of-wrongdoing-and-illegal-activity-by-dr-faucis-senior-scientific-advisor https://fiscaldata.treasury.gov/americas-finance-guide/national-deficit https://x.com/KatherineEban https://x.com/emilyakopp https://www.semafor.com/article/05/28/2024/a-dying-empire-led-by-bad-people-poll-finds-young-voters-despairing-over-us-politics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvQTXAgtA6s https://s23.q4cdn.com/574569502/files/doc_financials/2025/q1/CRM-Q1-FY25-Earnings-Press-Release-w-financials.pdf https://www.investors.com/news/economy/federal-reserve-core-pce-inflation-gdp-q1-jobless-claims-sp-500 https://www.nytimes.com/live/2024/05/30/nyregion/trump-trial-verdict https://www.google.com/finance/quote/DELL:NYSE https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-05-30/us-gdp-grew-at-softer-pace-as-spending-inflation-marked-down
5/31/20241 hour, 47 minutes, 42 seconds
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Scarlett Johansson vs OpenAI, Nvidia's trillion-dollar problem, the "vibecession," plastic in our balls

(0:00) Bestie intros: Recapping "General AI Hospital" (2:46) Scarlett Johansson vs. OpenAI (14:37) OpenAI's novel off-boarding agreements, ex-employee equity problem, and safety team resignations (25:35) Nvidia crushes earnings again, but it faces a trillion-dollar problem (40:05) Understanding why economic sentiment is so negative among US citizens despite positive data (1:02:36) New study shows plastics in testicles Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://x.com/BobbyAllyn/status/1792679435701014908 https://x.com/sama/status/1790075827666796666 https://openai.com/index/how-the-voices-for-chatgpt-were-chosen https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/05/22/openai-scarlett-johansson-chatgpt-ai-voice https://x.com/SydSteyerhart/status/1792981291266138531 https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/351132/openai-vested-equity-nda-sam-altman-documents-employees https://x.com/sama/status/1791936857594581428 https://x.com/ilyasut/status/1790517455628198322 https://x.com/janleike/status/1790603862132596961 https://x.com/janleike/status/1791498184671605209 https://openai.com/index/openai-announces-leadership-transition https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news/nvidia-announces-financial-results-for-first-quarter-fiscal-2025 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/INTC:NASDAQ https://www.morningstar.com/stocks/nvidia-2023-vs-cisco-1999-will-history-repeat https://www.fool.com/investing/2024/03/06/is-nvidia-doomed-to-be-the-next-cisco-what-investo https://www.elitetrader.com/et/threads/nvidia-and-the-cautionary-tale-of-cisco-systems.379022 https://chamath.substack.com/p/2023-annual-letter https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2024/03/23/summers-inflation-reached-18-in-2022-using-the-governments-previous-formula https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/article/2024/may/22/poll-economy-recession-biden https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CCLACBW027SBOG https://x.com/KariLake/status/1792986501820850333 https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2024/apr/how-big-mac-index-relates-overall-consumer-inflation https://www.google.com/finance/quote/MCD:NYSE https://www.wsj.com/economy/gdp-and-the-dow-are-up-but-what-about-american-well-being-87f90e6d https://www.consumerreports.org/health/food-contaminants/the-plastic-chemicals-hiding-in-your-food-a7358224781 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2605.2007.00837.x https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12708228 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7559247 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21524797 https://academic.oup.com/toxsci/advance-article/doi/10.1093/toxsci/kfae060/7673133 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6yuYkfNh-k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYQjShJxCtM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_4jrMwvZ2A
5/24/20241 hour, 30 minutes, 6 seconds
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GPT-4o launches, Glue demo, Ohalo breakthrough, Druck's Argentina bet, did Google kill Perplexity?

(0:00) Bestie Intros: Recapping Phil Hellmuth's birthday weekend (7:38) OpenAI launches GPT-4o: better, faster, cheaper (29:40) Sacks demos Glue: How AI unlocked his Slack killer (40:12) Friedberg walks through his major breakthrough at Ohalo (1:01:35) Stanley Druckenmiller bets on Argentina and Javier Milei: strategy, roadmap for the US (1:13:54) Jason's bet on Athena, how AI will change company building (1:22:21) Google launches AI summaries in search Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.pokernews.com/news/2024/05/phil-hellmuth-60th-birthday-bash-las-vegas-45984.htm https://x.com/OpenAI/status/1790130703721521305 https://x.com/OpenAI/status/1790089513387143469 https://crfm.stanford.edu/helm/mmlu/v1.3.0/# https://www.businessinsider.com/inflection-implosion-chatgpt-stall-ai-consumer-chatbot-problem-2024-3 https://www.opencompute.org https://glue.ai https://ragie.ai https://ohalo.com https://www.cnbc.com/2024/05/07/cnbc-exclusive-cnbc-transcript-billionaire-investor-stanley-druckenmiller-speaks-with-cnbcs-squawk-box-today.html https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2024/03/23/summers-inflation-reached-18-in-2022-using-the-governments-previous-formula https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1378034932006592512 https://www.athenawow.com/jcal https://calacanis.substack.com/p/startup-productivity-in-the-age-of https://blog.google/products/search/generative-ai-google-search-may-2024 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEzRZ35urlk https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/GOOG https://startuptalky.com/apple-failed-products
5/17/20241 hour, 41 minutes, 14 seconds
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In conversation with Sam Altman

(0:00) Welcoming Sam Altman to the show! (2:28) What's next for OpenAI: GPT-5, open-source, reasoning, what an AI-powered iPhone competitor could look like, and more (21:56) How advanced agents will change the way we interface with apps (33:01) Fair use, creator rights, why OpenAI has stayed away from the music industry (42:02) AI regulation, UBI in a post-AI world (52:23) Sam breaks down how he was fired and re-hired, why he has no equity, dealmaking on behalf of OpenAI, and how he organizes the company (1:05:33) Post-interview recap (1:10:38) All-In Summit announcements, college protests (1:19:06) Signs of innovation dying at Apple: iPad ad, Buffett sells 100M+ shares, what's next? (1:29:41) Google unveils AlphaFold 3.0 Follow Sam: https://twitter.com/sama Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/EconomyApp/status/1622029832099082241 https://sacra.com/c/openai https://twitter.com/tim_cook/status/1787864325258162239 https://openai.com/index/introducing-the-model-spec https://twitter.com/SabriSun_Miller/status/1788298123434938738 https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/bill-of-rights-transcript https://twitter.com/ClayTravis/status/1788312545754825091 https://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/warren-buffett-just-sold-more-than-100-million-shares-of-apple-reason-why-is-eye-opening.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snbTCWL6rxo https://www.digitimes.com/news/a20240506PD216/apple-ev-startup-genai.html https://www.theonion.com/fuck-everything-were-doing-five-blades-1819584036 https://blog.google/technology/ai/google-deepmind-isomorphic-alphafold-3-ai-model
5/10/20241 hour, 43 minutes, 3 seconds
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In conversation with Sheryl Sandberg, plus open-source AI gene editing explained

(0:00) Welcoming Sheryl Sandberg and remembering Dave Goldberg (11:10) What led Sheryl to get involved with "Screams Before Silence"; reaction to sexual violence on and after 10/7 (28:18) Paths forward, documentary decisions, involvement of women in protests (53:03) Post-interview debrief (59:45) Science Corner: Open-source AI gene editing with OpenCRISPR-1 Follow Sheryl: https://twitter.com/sherylsandberg Watch Screams Before Silence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAr9oGSXgak&rco=1 Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/fakechamath https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAr9oGSXgak&rco=1 https://www.cnn.com/2023/11/20/opinions/sheryl-sandberg-something-we-can-all-agree-on/index.html https://news.un.org/en/story/2024/03/1147477 https://thegrayzone.com/2024/03/07/media-concocts-un-hamas-rape-report/amp/ https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/29/world/middleeast/israel-hamas-sexual-violence-un.html https://github.com/Profluent-AI/OpenCRISPR
5/3/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 23 seconds
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Meta's scorched earth approach to AI, Tesla's future, TikTok bill, FTC bans noncompetes, wealth tax

(0:00) Bestie Intros: Reservation Tips! (5:20) Meta goes scorched earth in AI, why the stock was down despite beating on earnings (22:20) Tesla's roadmap, ranking the company's highest-upside bets outside of cars for the next 10 years (47:25) FTC bans noncompetes: impact on startups and company formation (1:00:33) Besties reminisce on their encounters with Steve Jobs (1:10:25) TikTok "divest-or-ban" bill is signed into law: Will China comply? What's it worth without the algorithm? Will a deal get done? (1:27:22) Biden's proposed capital gains hikes and a 25% wealth tax for those with $100M+ in assets Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://ai.meta.com/blog/meta-llama-3 https://huggingface.co/meta-llama/Meta-Llama-3-8B https://about.fb.com/news/2024/04/introducing-our-open-mixed-reality-ecosystem https://about.fb.com/news/2024/04/meta-ai-assistant-built-with-llama-3 https://www.cnn.com/2024/04/25/investing/meta-stock-plunges-ai-spending/index.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiMTRQXBol0 https://twitter.com/AravSrinivas/status/1781099224169320500 https://wow.groq.com/12-hours-later-groq-is-running-llama-3-instruct-8-70b-by-meta-ai-on-its-lpu-inference-enginge https://twitter.com/lauramaywendel/status/1782040453266710551 https://twitter.com/naveengrao/status/1781491370114633816 https://twitter.com/winglian/status/1783456379199484367 https://www.meta.ai https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1780302197772952049 https://electrek.co/2024/03/16/tesla-full-self-driving-beta-v12-finally-rolls-out https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/tesla-cuts-price-full-self-driving-software-by-third-8000-2024-04-21 https://fortune.com/2024/04/15/elon-musk-tesla-cut-10-percent-global-workforce-14000-employees-slowing-ev-demand https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/tesla-take-shareholder-vote-shifting-incorporation-texas-musk-says-2024-02-01 https://www.ft.com/content/46aac746-4a54-437f-a0b7-9b81b154c21d https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TSLA:NASDAQ https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/24/tesla-stock-up-after-elon-musk-says-new-affordable-ev-models-coming.html https://www.tesla.com/blog/master-plan-part-deux https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1776663647735218491 https://digitalassets.tesla.com/tesla-contents/image/upload/IR/TSLA-Q1-2024-Update.pdf https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/25/gdp-q1-2024-increased-at-a-1point6percent-rate.html https://palmetto.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pja_n8ThDsU https://www.fastcompany.com/90972171/cruise-suspends-driverless-vehicle-operations-in-san-francisco-after-dmv-revokes-permit https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1777496946263134414 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/03/technology/cruise-general-motors-self-driving-cars.html https://thehill.com/business/4615452-ftc-votes-to-ban-non-compete-agreements https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/news/press-releases/2024/04/ftc-announces-rule-banning-noncompetes https://www.techemails.com/p/steve-jobs-emails-adobes-ceo https://venturebeat.com/business/how-steve-jobs-felt-betrayed-by-eric-schmidt-over-googles-android https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWOt9Cjq2mw https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/24/24139036/biden-signs-tiktok-ban-bill-divest-foreign-aid-package https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/senate-returns-95b-foreign-aid-package-ukraine-israel/story?id=109506150 https://www.cnbc.com/2023/12/06/tiktok-parent-bytedance-offers-share-buyback-at-268-billion-valuation.html https://www.theinformation.com/articles/bytedance-exploring-scenarios-for-selling-tiktok-without-algorithm?rc=pxkrxo https://www.aclu.org/press-releases/senate-reauthorizes-and-expands-section-702-surveillance https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1783220583075111401 https://www.wsj.com/tech/tiktok-ban-chinese-owners-bytedance-1a857a06 https://x.com/MsMelChen/status/1783524423963697262 https://x.com/Jason/status/1783556155924705388 https://x.com/Jason/status/1783604248569360516 https://www.atr.org/biden-calls-for-44-6-capital-gains-tax-rate-highest-capital-gains-tax-since-its-creation-in-1922 https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/131/General-Explanations-FY2025.pdf https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-04-24/tax-on-rich-to-save-social-security-popular-with-swing-state-voters-poll https://balajis.com/p/all-it-takes-is-all-you-got https://twitter.com/maceskridge/status/1783290784311058788
4/26/20241 hour, 41 minutes, 26 seconds
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Google fires protestors, NPR chaos, Humane's AI Pin, Startup tax crisis, sports betting scandal

(0:00) Bestie Intros: Chamath recaps the Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, "High IQ foods" (9:49) All-In Summit update, Poker styles of Andrew Robl, Jason Koon, and Phil Hellmuth   (14:38) Google fires protestors (35:08) Chaos and culture wars at NPR (40:43) Humane's AI Pin: Marques Brownlee's review, the Ex-Apple issue, polarizing reactions (1:02:28) Startup tax crisis: How a recent provision upended R&D deductions (1:12:39) Sports betting scandal: NBA player Jontay Porter banned for life, explosion of sports betting in the US (1:23:33) How to get better at chess, childhood Bestie schemes Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/NoTechApartheid/status/1780278895058518468 https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/17/google-workers-arrested-after-nine-hour-protest-in-google-cloud-ceos-office.html https://www.notechforapartheid.com https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/17/24133700/google-fires-28-employees-protest-israel-cloud-contract https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1779914595156808045 https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2024-04-11/ty-article-magazine/.premium/saying-what-cant-be-said-israel-has-been-defeated-a-total-defeat/0000018e-cdab-dba9-a78e-efef6ba10000 https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/israel-wins-gaza-battles-but-risks-losing-the-war-c6a3823f https://www.cnn.com/2024/01/19/middleeast/eisenkot-netanyahu-israel-war-politics-gaza-intl/index.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-APSXZy9UI https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/02/world/middleeast/israel-gaza-aid-workers-killed.html https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2024-03-31/ty-article-magazine/.premium/israel-created-kill-zones-in-gaza-anyone-who-crosses-into-them-is-shot/0000018e-946c-d4de-afee-f46da9ee0000 https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2023-12-15/ty-article/.premium/israeli-army-says-killed-three-hostages-mistakenly-identified-as-threat-in-northern-gaza/0000018c-6edd-dbd5-a39c-ffff08470000 https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/06/world/middleeast/israel-idf-soldiers-war-social-media-video.html https://twitter.com/JustStop_Oil/status/1580883249228046336 https://www.npr.org/2024/01/24/1226035539/npr-ceo-katherine-maher-wikimedia https://www.npr.org/about-npr/178659563/our-mission-and-vision https://www.thefp.com/p/npr-editor-how-npr-lost-americas-trust https://www.npr.org/sections/npr-extra/2024/04/12/1244456600/from-npr-president-and-ceo-katherine-maher-thoughts-on-our-mission-and-our-work https://twitter.com/realchrisrufo https://twitter.com/wokal_distance/status/1780695504210567335 https://www.theinformation.com/articles/has-humane-created-the-next-iphone-or-the-next-google-glass https://humane.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TitZV6k8zfA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xWXRk3yaSw https://www.amazon.com/Anxious-Generation-Rewiring-Childhood-Epidemic/dp/0593655036 https://www.amazon.com/Nexus-Trilogy-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00TOZI7FM https://www.amazon.com/Bad-Therapy-Kids-Arent-Growing/dp/0593542924 https://www.wsj.com/sports/basketball/jontay-porter-banned-gambling-5dd9c1a8 https://nypost.com/2024/04/17/sports/how-jontay-porter-orchestrated-failed-nba-gambling-scandal https://dknetwork.draftkings.com/2024/1/31/24054415/lebron-james-joins-draftkings-football-sports https://www.espn.com/espn/betting/story/_/id/39563784/sports-betting-industry-posts-record-11b-2023-revenue https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/38386013/how-nba-new-rules-resting-stars-work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2huVf1l4UE
4/19/20241 hour, 36 minutes, 52 seconds
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E174: Inflation stays hot, AI disclosure bill, Drone warfare, defense startups & more

Register for the All-In Summit: https://summit.allinpodcast.co (0:00) Bestie Intros: J-Cal is out this week! (0:57) All-In Summit 2024 Announcement (3:10) Nvidia's market position, Collapse of Western cities, State of the cloud market (17:30) Inflation stays hotter than expected for the third straight month: chance of a HIKE instead of a cut? (45:41) AI disclosure bill: important step for creators or unnecessary? (1:06:27) Drone warfare: The future of war, Silicon Valley's defense decision Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://summit.allinpodcast.co https://youtu.be/FgUKIRnxrxw https://laist.com/news/kpcc-archive/election-2014-prop-47-reduces-drug-and-property-cr https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf/article/san-francisco-election-progressives-18699100.php https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/10/cpi-inflation-march-2024-consumer-prices-rose-3point5percent-from-a-year-ago-in-march.html https://www.investing.com/economic-calendar/core-cpi-736 https://www.investing.com/economic-calendar/cpi-733 https://twitter.com/LHSummers/status/1778093870271664291 https://www.wsj.com/economy/inflation-march-cpi-report-interest-rate-239b7e5e https://twitter.com/LHSummers/status/1762607548828360798 https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2024/03/23/summers-inflation-reached-18-in-2022using-the-governments-previous-formula https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1778098007625572487 https://www.city-journal.org/article/lisa-d-cooks-careless-scholarship https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/08/biden-will-announce-details-of-new-student-loan-forgiveness-plan.html https://www.livemint.com/news/world/bidens-4-5-trillion-spending-plan-faces-deficit-test-11619956141365.html https://twitter.com/unusual_whales/status/1778479545613439455 https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/01/the-us-national-debt-is-rising-by-1-trillion-about-every-100-days.html https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1777017715846455470/photo/1 https://schiff.house.gov/news/press-releases/rep-schiff-introduces-groundbreaking-bill-to-create-ai-transparency-between-creators-and-companies https://schiff.house.gov/imo/media/doc/the_generative_ai_copyright_disclosure_act.pdf https://www.cnbc.com/2024/04/05/billie-eilish-nicki-minaj-200-artists-sign-letter-against-ai-music.html https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/6/24122915/openai-youtube-transcripts-gpt-4-training-data-google https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/jury-reaches-verdict-ed-sheeran-copyright-infringement-case/story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xG1vOxwgqJw https://twitter.com/sambendett/status/1774074927437475862 https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/ukraine-produce-one-million-drones-next-year-zelenskiy-says-2023-12-19 https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-has-seven-drones-every-one-ukraine-has-army-official-2023-12 https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/12/world/europe/ukraine-drone-russia-jamming.html https://www.politico.com/news/2023/12/19/missile-drone-pentagon-houthi-attacks-iran-00132480 https://www.saildrone.com https://govciomedia.com/dod-seeks-to-grow-partnerships-with-silicon-valley-startups https://www.statista.com/statistics/1249871/share-of-the-global-lithium-ion-battery-manufacturing-capacity-by-country https://www.militaryaerospace.com/power/article/14072339/emp-high-power-electromagnetic-weapons-railguns-microwaves https://www.allencontrolsystems.com https://www.allencontrolsystems.com/bullfrog
4/12/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 58 seconds
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E173: Google buying HubSpot? FTX depositors not made whole, AI job fears, Ukraine joining NATO

(0:00) Meet All-In's new CEO: Jon Haile! (7:13) FTX Correction: Depositors are not getting "made whole" (19:26) Trump Media updates (27:12) Google considering bid to acquire HubSpot: Price, relevancy, feasible with regulators? Should Google investors be worried or excited? (49:20) AI job loss fears go mainstream, potential for autonomous domestic robots in next five years (1:11:17) Blinken says Ukraine will join NATO: WW3 risk, election implications Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/27/sbf-team-argues-for-5-6-year-sentence-ftx-customers-to-get-money-back.html https://www.axios.com/2024/02/06/ftx-repay-customers-creditors-investors https://www.reuters.com/technology/ftx-gets-court-approval-sell-crypto-assets-2023-09-13 https://www.reuters.com/technology/ftx-expects-us-reduce-bankruptcy-claim-3-billion-5-billion-2024-03-21 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/DJT:NASDAQ https://www.barrons.com/articles/djt-truth-social-trump-media-stock-price-earnings-4ad7c458 https://www.barrons.com/articles/djt-truth-social-trump-media-stock-price-today-d2249f43 https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2024/apr/03/trump-media-es-family-trust-2022-loans https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/03/business/trump-media-insider-trading-guilty.html https://twitter.com/mtaibbi/status/1619029772977455105 https://nypost.com/2023/01/28/left-wing-think-tank-responsible-for-fake-russia-stories https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/google-parent-alphabet-weighs-offer-hubspot-sources-say-2024-04-04 https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/HUBS/hubspot/revenue https://www.google.com/finance/quote/HUBS:NYSE https://www.statista.com/statistics/266249/advertising-revenue-of-google https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mergers_and_acquisitions_by_Alphabet https://ir.hubspot.com/news/hubspot-reports-q4-and-full-year-2023-results https://twitter.com/thedailyshow/status/1774995166778020059 https://www.klarna.com/international/press/klarna-ai-assistant-handles-two-thirds-of-customer-service-chats-in-its-first-month https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikepatton/2014/12/30/a-historical-look-at-the-components-of-u-s-gdp-1929-to-2011 https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1983/06/02/issue.html https://m.imdb.com/name/nm0001394/mediaviewer/rm2226878976 https://twitter.com/lina_colucci/status/1775668500931268665 https://twitter.com/tsarnick/status/1748923998052975099 https://twitter.com/Figure_robot/status/1767913661253984474 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1746964887949934958 https://www.geckorobotics.com/company/robots https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1775926842257813910 https://www.politico.eu/article/ukraine-great-risk-front-line-collapse-war-russia https://www.politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macron-ukraine-western-troops-remarks https://www.state.gov/secretary-antony-j-blinken-and-ukrainian-foreign-minister-dmytro-kuleba-before-their-meeting-10
4/5/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 57 seconds
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E172: SBF gets 25 years, Trump's meme stock, RFK Jr picks VP, Biden's 2025 budget & more

(0:00) Bestie Intros: Late night poker snacks! (2:33) SBF sentenced to 25 years (16:41) Trump's meme SPAC: modern trading card, protest vote, or something else? (34:59) RFK Jr. selects Nicole Shanahan as VP (47:46) Biden's budget plan for 2025: how to confront America's existential crisis? (1:11:59) Science Corner: Why the price of cocoa has skyrocketed! (1:16:41) Movie talk and wrap! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow on X: https://twitter.com/theallinpod Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theallinpod Follow on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@all_in_tok Follow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allinpod Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.reuters.com/technology/sam-bankman-fried-be-sentenced-multi-billion-dollar-ftx-fraud-2024-03-28 https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/25/ftx-estate-sells-majority-stake-in-startup-anthropic-for-884-million.html https://coingeek.com/ftx-founder-sam-bankman-fried-sentenced-to-25-years-in-prison https://www.google.com/finance/quote/DJT:NASDAQ https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1849635/000119312524036093/d408563ds4a.htm https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2023-121 https://apnews.com/article/trump-media-gamestop-truth-social-meme-stock-666e62b4f3f788bd6276764056bc7c0d https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/18/business/melvin-capital-gamestop-short.html https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets/comments/lau37c/we_can_stay_retarded_longer_than_you_can_stay https://www.wsj.com/politics/elections/rfk-jr-to-name-nicole-shanahan-as-running-mate-for-presidential-bid-4b9a698e https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1773147897439436939 https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/01/the-us-national-debt-is-rising-by-1-trillion-about-every-100-days.html https://www.reuters.com/world/us/bidens-2024-us-government-budget-is-also-campaign-pitch-2024-03-11 https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/budget_fy2025.pdf https://manhattan.institute/article/the-limits-of-taxing-the-rich https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/09_effects_income_tax_changes_economic_growth_gale_sawick.pdf https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYFRGDA188S https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYONGDA188S https://www.oecd.org/tax/revenue-statistics-united-states.pdf https://www.visualcapitalist.com/inflation-chart-tracks-price-changes-us-goods-services https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USGOVT https://www.blackrock.com/corporate/investor-relations/larry-fink-annual-chairmans-letter https://www.kakaoplattform.ch/about-cocoa/cocoa-facts-and-figures https://www.movieposters.com/products/daliland-mpw-138836 https://twitter.com/stillgray/status/1773234188663054751 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1773240336292393144
3/29/20241 hour, 27 minutes, 46 seconds
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E171: DOJ sues Apple, AI arms race, Reddit IPO, Realtor settlement & more

(0:00) Bestie Intros: Don't spoil Dune 2! (0:55) DOJ drops antitrust suit on Apple (23:36) Apple reportedly in talks with Google and OpenAI to power AI features on iPhone (32:17) NAR settlement: how it impacts residential real estate going forward (44:30) Microsoft's "Shadow Acquihire" of Inflection AI (48:43) How the besties would deploy $40B in AI as a sovereign wealth fund (1:01:57) Reddit IPO: is risk-on back? (1:07:17) Science Corner(s): Universe expansion, first pig kidney transplant in human, Neuralink Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.njd.544402/gov.uscourts.njd.544402.1.0_3.pdf https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-sues-apple-monopolizing-smartphone-markets https://www.google.com/finance/quote/AAPL:NASDAQ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-18/apple-in-talks-to-license-google-gemini-for-iphone-ios-18-generative-ai-tools https://www.macrumors.com/2023/10/11/google-pays-apple-billions-default-search https://venturebeat.com/ai/apple-releases-mgie-a-revolutionary-ai-model-for-instruction-based-image-editing https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1769751534940918234 https://nypost.com/2024/02/26/business/google-to-relaunch-woke-gemini-ai-image-tool-in-few-weeks https://twitter.com/Patworx/status/1760189582870536408 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNv9PRDIhes https://www.nbcnews.com/business/real-estate/national-association-realtors-settlement-changes-rcna143634 https://www.wsj.com/real-estate/realtors-settlement-change-buy-sell-homes-da45eb23 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-19/inflection-ai-plans-pivot-after-most-employees-go-to-microsoft https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-19/microsoft-hires-deepmind-co-founder-suleyman-to-run-consumer-ai https://inflection.ai/inflection-ai-announces-1-3-billion-of-funding https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/19/business/saudi-arabia-investment-artificial-intelligence.html https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/21/reddit-ipo-rddt-starts-trading-on-nyse.html https://www.wsj.com/economy/central-banking/fed-officials-still-see-three-cuts-this-year-0b039532 https://www.wsj.com/real-estate/commercial/americas-office-fire-sale-has-barely-begun-0c8d376f https://www.foxweather.com/earth-space/nasa-webb-telescope-hubble-observations-universe-expansion-rate-question https://www.massgeneral.org/news/press-release/worlds-first-genetically-edited-pig-kidney-transplant-into-living-recipient https://twitter.com/neuralink/status/1770563939413496146
3/22/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 20 seconds
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E170: Tech's Vibe Shift, TikTok ban debate, Vertical AI boom, Florida bans lab-grown meat & more

(0:00) Bestie Intros! (1:02) Friedberg's newest family members (7:13) Tech's vibe shift: More candidness, less PR-speak from top CEOs (22:47) OpenAI CTO slips up on training data: did OpenAI train Sora on YouTube videos? (28:58) Vertical AI startups flourishing: Cognition launches Devin, what will this do to startups? (40:38) TikTok debate: Is the new bill to ban or force a sale of TikTok fair or potentially overreaching due to its vagueness? (1:22:10) Florida on the verge of banning lab-grown meat Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/RachaelRad/status/1767612555063955891 https://twitter.com/iamtomnash/status/1768135725403226256 https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1752749485070156025 https://futurism.com/video-openai-cto-sora-training-data https://twitter.com/tsarnick/status/1768021821595726254 https://www.harvey.ai https://www.abridge.com https://www.taxgpt.com https://sierra.ai https://twitter.com/cognition_labs/status/1767548763134964000 https://twitter.com/heyBarsee/status/1767934812315062646 https://sourcegraph.com/cody https://techcrunch.com/2023/06/27/vertical-ai-the-next-logical-iteration-of-vertical-saas https://vator.tv/news/2018-02-05-when-paypal-was-young-the-early-years https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/03/13/tiktok-ban-passes-house-vote https://www.wsj.com/politics/policy/tiktok-bill-ban-house-vote-af4d0800 https://rollcall.com/2024/03/14/schumer-signals-slower-pace-on-tiktok-measure-in-the-senate https://twitter.com/rabois/status/1768107160662421772 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/vivekgramaswamy_were-literally-addicted-to-china-they-push-activity-7060229302633521152-k0g3 https://time.com/6900348/tiktok-ban-donald-trump-congress https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-03-13/who-is-jeff-yass-15-billion-tiktok-fortune-at-stake-as-ban-passes-house-vote https://www.congress.gov/bill/118th-congress/house-bill/7521/text https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_foreign_adversaries https://twitter.com/davidfrum/status/1753878721163882676 https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1985-09-04-mn-23112-story.html https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/22/technology/byte-dance-tik-tok-internal-investigation.html https://www.cnbc.com/2024/03/14/tiktok-ban-china-would-block-sale-of-short-video-app.html https://www.fastcompany.com/91056837/ron-desantis-and-the-florida-legislature-turn-their-anti-woke-agenda-on-lab-grown-meat https://standingstonefarms.com/pages/microbial-rennet-what-is-it-and-how-important-is-it https://twitter.com/Teslaconomics/status/1768395010507182252 https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1768267464062943676 https://twitter.com/Andercot/status/1768328460622299424
3/15/20241 hour, 38 minutes, 12 seconds
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E169: Elon sues OpenAI, Apple's decline, TikTok ban, Bitcoin $100K?, Science corner: Microplastics

(0:00) Bestie intros! (0:55) Elon sues OpenAI: complex structure, tax issues, damages, past comparables (37:06) OpenAI's focus on AGI, different interpretations of AGI in tech (44:46) Groq update with Sunny Madra! (49:53) Have we hit peak Apple?: Losing regulatory battles, iPhone stagnation, Buffett starts trimming (1:06:25) TikTok ban: New proposed House bill would force ByteDance to divest TikTok, or ban the app outright (1:21:08) Bitcoin hits new all-time high: impact of ETFs and an upcoming halving event (1:25:06) Science Corner: More data on the negative impacts of microplastics in the bloodstream Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.scribd.com/document/710894515/Elon-Musk-v-Samuel-Altman-et-al-via-CNBC-com https://openai.com/our-structure https://openai.com/blog/openai-elon-musk https://twitter.com/vkhosla/status/1765424996548333997 https://twitter.com/pmarca/status/1764039155154399490 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1765415187161464972 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1765387202953937224 https://companiesmarketcap.com https://www.berkshirehathaway.com/letters/2023ltr.pdf https://twitter.com/KevinAFischer/status/1764892031233765421 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/12/03/technology/ai-openai-musk-page-altman.html https://www.epicgames.com/site/en-US/news/apple-terminated-epic-s-developer-account https://www.reuters.com/technology/apple-hit-with-over-18-bln-euro-eu-antitrust-fine-spotify-case-2024-03-04 https://www.berkshirehathaway.com/letters/letters.html https://www.statista.com/chart/22702/andoid-ios-market-share-selected-countries https://www.reuters.com/technology/lawmakers-seek-force-bytedance-divest-tiktok-or-face-us-ban-2024-03-05 https://punchbowl.news/wp-content/uploads/Protecting-Americans-from-Foreign-Adversary-Controlled-Applications-Act.pdf https://www.reuters.com/technology/bytedance-says-china-unit-holds-local-licences-response-media-report-2021-08-16 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/17/us/politics/tik-tok-spying-justice-dept.html https://apnews.com/article/tiktok-china-bytedance-user-data-d257d98125f69ac80f983e6067a84911 https://finance.yahoo.com/video/ex-google-engineer-charged-stealing-162030265.html https://twitter.com/jawwwn_/status/1732888357980536924 https://youtu.be/kONhhKQi0pU?si=hmt0LbjgLprOHNEp https://time.com/6846934/bitcoin-all-time-high-price-holdings https://www.google.com/finance/quote/BTC-USD https://www.wsj.com/finance/currencies/bitcoin-etf-investing-blackrock-715f1bd9 https://www.coinbase.com/learn/crypto-basics/what-is-a-bitcoin-halving https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2309822 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016041202200099X
3/8/20241 hour, 34 minutes
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E168: Can Google save itself? AI takes over Customer Support, Reddit IPO teardown

(0:00) Bestie intros! Jato Caelin (1:36) Groq update!: The key metric developer platforms should care about (5:55) Google's make or break moment: Should Sundar be fired, AI safety team's power, RIF potential, stock pressure, and more (29:17) How bloated HR departments slow down companies (40:15) Google's licensing deals: Is this TAC 2.0? How can Reddit capitalize on its data? (53:50) Klarna's huge AI innovation: AI disruption, open-source benefits, a new class of billion-dollar startups (1:13:06) Reddit S-1 breakdown (1:22:52) The Apple Car is dead: Apple cancels Project Titan Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GOOG:NASDAQ https://twitter.com/PirateWires/status/1762842476744708171 https://twitter.com/lulumeservey/status/1762864255437516932 https://x.com/pmarca/status/1762532979317043515 https://twitter.com/shellenberger/status/1762900581134557636 https://twitter.com/shaunmmaguire/status/1760885099984261564 https://www.reuters.com/technology/reddit-ai-content-licensing-deal-with-google-sources-say-2024-02-22 https://techcrunch.com/2024/02/29/google-brings-stack-overflows-knowledge-base-to-gemini https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1713445/000162828024006294/reddits-1q423.htm https://static01.nyt.com/newsgraphics/documenttools/82a013b9ba852548/9d4b1790-full.pdf https://www.klarna.com/international/press/klarna-ai-assistant-handles-two-thirds-of-customer-service-chats-in-its-first-month https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TLPFY:OTCMKTS https://tech.facebook.com/artificial-intelligence/2022/10/ai-translation-unwritten-language https://www.engadget.com/metas-new-multimodal-translator-uses-a-single-model-to-speak-100-languages-133040214.html https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1763067849218850939 https://old.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3cs78i/whats_the_best_long_con_you_ever_pulled/cszjqg2 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-02-27/apple-cancels-work-on-electric-car-shifts-team-to-generative-ai
3/1/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 52 seconds
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E167: Nvidia smashes earnings (again), Google's Woke AI disaster, Groq's LPU breakthrough & more

(0:00) Bestie intros: Banana boat! (2:34) Nvidia smashes expectations again: understanding its terminal value and bull/bear cases in the context of the history of the internet (27:26) Groq's big week, training vs. inference, LPUs vs. GPUs, how to succeed in deep tech (49:37) Google's AI disaster: Is Google too woke to function as search gets disrupted by AI? (1:17:17) War Corner with Sacks Follow the besties:  https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NVDA:NASDAQ https://twitter.com/KobeissiLetter/status/1760680756689748478 https://investor.nvidia.com/news/press-release-details/2024/NVIDIA-Announces-Financial-Results-for-Fourth-Quarter-and-Fiscal-2024 https://www.statista.com/statistics/1120484/nvidia-quarterly-revenue-by-specialized-market https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SPY:NYSEARCA?comparison=NASDAQ%3AQQQ&window=5D https://www.marketwatch.com/story/wall-street-keeps-likening-nvidia-to-dot-com-era-cisco-is-the-comparison-justified-eed307c1 https://twitter.com/JayScambler/status/1759372542530261154 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1760343973632291212 https://x.ai https://twitter.com/TheTranscript_/status/1760436281438314545 https://artificialanalysis.ai https://www.contraline.com/product https://www.cafexapp.com/commercial https://blog.google/technology/ai/google-gemini-ai https://blog.google/products/gemini/bard-gemini-advanced-app https://workspace.google.com/blog/product-announcements/gemini-for-google-workspace https://twitter.com/benthompson/status/1760452419627233610 https://twitter.com/Patworx/status/1760189582870536408 https://twitter.com/micsolana/status/1760163801893339565 https://ai.google/responsibility/principles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reinforcement_learning_from_human_feedback https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1760780139476992062 https://twitter.com/paulg/status/1760416051181793361 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1760729719094563019 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1760780139476992062
2/23/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 27 seconds
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E166: Mind-blowing AI Video: OpenAI launches Sora + Is Biden too old? Tucker/Putin interview & more

(0:00) Sacks Tequila Tasting! (1:19) Nvidia's market cap surpasses Google, ARM's stock rips, Masa's big comeback (15:36) Mind-blowing Sora demos: breaking down OpenAI's new text-to-video model (51:24) The risks of companies issuing stock option loans (1:04:57) Biden's cognitive decline, should the Democrats find a replacement? Plus, third party viability (1:31:46) Takeaways from Tucker's Putin interview Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://companiesmarketcap.com/page/1 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NVDA:NASDAQ https://www.reuters.com/technology/nvidia-chases-30-billion-custom-chip-market-with-new-unit-sources-2024-02-09 https://www.ft.com/content/81ac0e78-5b9b-43c2-b135-d11c47480119 https://blog.google/products/gemini/bard-gemini-advanced-app https://www.wsj.com/tech/ai/sam-altman-seeks-trillions-of-dollars-to-reshape-business-of-chips-and-ai-89ab3db0 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ARM:NASDAQ https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/softbank-buys-vision-funds-stake-arm-valuation-64-bln-sources-2023-08-18 https://www.reuters.com/breakingviews/arms-weirdly-high-valuation-has-legs-2024-02-13 https://twitter.com/OpenAI/status/1758192957386342435 https://twitter.com/CultureCrave/status/1758212761748980089 https://blog.google/technology/ai/google-gemini-next-generation-model-february-2024 https://twitter.com/nathanbenaich/status/1758036247115608317 https://twitter.com/natfriedman/status/1758143612561568047 https://twitter.com/OfficialLoganK/status/1758198997590618550 https://huggingface.co/spaces/tsujuifu/ml-mgie https://huggingface.co/stablediffusionapi/juggernaut-xl https://twitter.com/jrichlive/status/1757258553688256895 https://twitter.com/jrichlive/status/1493392725814566914 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1757537426019598418 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1757537968083075137 https://www.ipsos.com/en-us/majority-americans-think-both-biden-and-trump-are-too-old-serve-second-terms https://thehill.com/homenews/media/4446630-biden-wont-sit-for-interview-with-cbs-before-super-bowl https://www.foxnews.com/politics/special-counsel-hur-testify-publicly-damning-report-revealed-bidens-memory-age-issues-report https://babylonbee.com/news/man-ruled-too-senile-to-stand-trial-still-fine-to-run-country https://fortune.com/2024/02/09/joe-biden-memory-confuses-egypt-mexico-press-conference https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/24414255-report-from-special-counsel-robert-k-hur-february-2024 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/02/13/kamala-harris-says-shes-ready-to-serve-as-president/72581992007 https://www.nytimes.com/1997/02/05/opinion/a-fateful-error.html https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/1497207251785818114 https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/09/us/politics/biden-putin-tucker-carlson-peace.html
2/16/20241 hour, 43 minutes, 42 seconds
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E165: Vision Pro: use or lose? Meta vs Snap, SaaS recovery, AI investing, rolling real estate crisis

(0:00) Bestie intros! (2:08) Apple Vision Pro breakdown (20:46) Meta vs Snap: god-king CEO, dependent on ad revenue, drastically different performance (32:53) Positive signals indicating a big SaaS bounceback (41:06) VCs are split into three camps on how to approach AI investing (1:12:16) Rolling real estate crisis continues Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1755273518416302522 https://www.macrumors.com/2024/01/29/apple-vision-pro-headset-sales https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1755386651080106166 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/META:NASDAQ https://investor.fb.com/investor-news/press-release-details/2024/Meta-Reports-Fourth-Quarter-and-Full-Year-2023-Results-Initiates-Quarterly-Dividend/default.aspx https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/META/meta-platforms/net-income https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SNAP:NYSE https://corpgov.law.harvard.edu/2017/05/26/snap-and-the-rise-of-no-vote-common-shares https://www.cnbc.com/2024/02/07/disney-q1-earnings-nelson-peltz-isnt-abandoning-proxy-fight.html https://www.cnbc.com/2024/02/05/snap-to-lay-off-10percent-of-global-workforce-around-500-employees.html https://d18rn0p25nwr6d.cloudfront.net/CIK-0001326801/c7318154-f6ae-4866-89fa-f0c589f2ee3d.pdf https://s25.q4cdn.com/442043304/files/doc_financials/2023/q4/SNAP-2023-Annual-Report.pdf https://cloudedjudgement.substack.com https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1754641005851328553 https://help.openai.com/en/articles/8554397-creating-a-gpt https://twitter.com/ArtificialAnlys/status/1747264832439734353 https://blog.research.google/2009/06/speed-matters.html https://techcrunch.com/2010/05/18/facebook-launches-0-facebook-com-a-mobile-site-that-incurs-zero-data-fees https://artificialanalysis.ai https://chamath.substack.com/p/deep-dive-artificial-intelligence https://twitter.com/danshipper/status/1751005727215301053 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7waMPlHugYI https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-01-31/new-york-community-bancorp-slumps-on-surprise-loss-dividend-cut https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Datawatch/Housing-glut-leaves-China-with-excess-homes-for-150m-people
2/9/20241 hour, 28 minutes, 21 seconds
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E164: Zuck’s Senate apology, Elon's comp package voided, crony capitalism, Reddit IPO, drone attack

(0:00) Bestie intros! The guys try the Apple Vision Pro (8:24) Zuckerberg apologizes to parents in hearing, Section 230 under fire from child safety reforms (36:19) Delaware judge voids Elon's comp package, understanding Fortune 500 country club compensation (1:08:26) Reddit reportedly targeting $5B valuation in potential March IPO (1:16:17) Drone attack, risks of greater Middle East conflict, failures of the military industrial complex Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/tim-cook-apple-vision-pro https://twitter.com/MKBHD/status/1752706894874202256 https://twitter.com/Box/status/1753085804115861766 https://twitter.com/briantong/status/1752645464204493147 https://www.meta.com/smart-glasses/shop-all https://www.instagram.com/p/C0w4Agjvq5_/?img_index=1 https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1752749485070156025 https://www.nbcnews.com/video/zuckerberg-apologizes-to-parents-at-senate-child-safety-hearing-203338309674 https://ultimateclassicrock.com/judas-priest-suicide https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN1GX0C0 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TSLA:NASDAQ https://www.cnbc.com/2024/01/30/tesla-shares-slide-after-judge-voids-elon-musks-56-billion-compensation.html https://courts.delaware.gov/Opinions/Download.aspx?id=359340 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GM:NYSE https://www.wsj.com/business/autos/mary-barra-spent-a-decade-transforming-gm-it-hasnt-been-enough-d82f4c5a https://www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/what-the-uaw-and-everyone-else-needs-to-know-about-ceo-pay https://buffett.cnbc.com/video/2004/05/01/munger-i-would-rather-throw-a-viper-down-my-shirtfront-than-hire-a-compensation-consultant.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-01-28/reddit-advised-to-target-at-least-5-billion-valuation-in-ipo https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1639459879546150913 https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/iraq-seeks-quick-exit-us-forces-no-deadline-set-pm-says-2024-01-10 https://www.politico.com/news/2023/12/19/missile-drone-pentagon-houthi-attacks-iran-00132480 https://weapons.substack.com/p/biden-dod-and-the-army-are-not-protecting https://twitter.com/Global_Mil_Info/status/1752786864900108547 https://inside.com/vc/posts/u-s-vc-funding-for-defense-tech-startups-continues-upward-trajectory-in-q1-2023-376404 https://www.forbes.com/sites/sarahemerson/2024/01/23/eric-schmidts-secret-white-stork-project-aims-to-build-ai-combat-drones https://www.saildrone.com
2/2/20241 hour, 33 minutes, 50 seconds
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E163: Market rips, Media RIFs, Texas defies Biden, Fintech reckoning, ARkStorm 2.0 & more

(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:37) Markets rip on strong economic data (17:05) Media's broken business model, death spiral (35:47) Texas defies the Biden Admin on the Southern Border after SCOTUS votes in favor of the federal government (1:04:18) Ethics of publishing non-public financial data (1:13:07) Fintech's reckoning (1:26:27) ARkStorm 2.0 Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.cnbc.com/2024/01/25/gdp-q4-2023-the-us-economy-grew-at-a-3point3percent-pace-in-the-fourth-quarter.html https://www.barrons.com/livecoverage/stock-market-today-012524 https://abcnews.go.com/Business/dow-closes-above-38000-record-high/story?id=106576234 https://www.cnbc.com/2024/01/11/cpi-inflation-report-december-2023-consumer-prices-rose-0point3percent-in-december-higher-than-expected-pushing-the-annual-rate-to-3point4percent.html https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/05/business/economy/jobs-report-december-2023.html https://finance.yahoo.com/news/gas-prices-national-average-hit-by-mid-winter-blahs-on-way-to-3gallon-165833984.html https://www.cnbc.com/2024/01/24/tesla-tsla-earnings-q4-2023.html https://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/pressreleases/monetary20240124a.htm https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-01-23/china-mulls-stock-market-rescue-package-backed-by-278-billion https://twitter.com/paulkrugman/status/1750529905627128154 https://fiscaldata.treasury.gov/americas-finance-guide/national-debt https://twitter.com/RealEJAntoni/status/1750537238578930101 https://news.gallup.com/poll/266807/percentage-americans-owns-stock.aspx https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradadgate/2023/12/19/media-companies-have-slashed-over-20000-jobs-in-2023 https://twitter.com/maxwelltani/status/1750507633247678531 https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/23/business/media/los-angeles-times-layoffs-newsroom.html https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/01/business/media/conde-nast-business.html https://www.cnn.com/2024/01/23/business/conde-nast-staffers-walkout-layoffs/index.html https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2024-01-18/la-times-guild-calls-for-one-day-walkout-to-protest-looming-staff-cuts https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/19/business/media/sports-illustrated-mass-layoffs.html https://www.npr.org/2024/01/18/1225446347/pitchfork-faces-layoffs-and-restructuring-under-conde-nast https://fortune.com/2023/11/30/yet-another-media-company-is-laying-off-workers-as-the-industrys-retrenchment-hits-vox-media-for-the-second-time-this-year https://variety.com/2023/digital/news/jezebel-shutting-down-go-media-layoffs-1235785877 https://www.npr.org/2023/05/15/1173260377/vice-media-bankruptcy https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1750537848447533207 https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=today%205-y&geo=US&q=wsj.com,Businessinsider.com,twitter.com,nyt.com&hl=en https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-08-20/recall-candidate-larry-elder-is-a-threat-to-black-californians https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/stats/nationwide-encounters https://www.wsj.com/us-news/illegal-immigration-record-border-6db29cad https://www.cbsnews.com/news/migrant-crossings-u-s-southern-border-record-monthly-high-december https://www.scotusblog.com/2024/01/court-allows-border-patrol-to-cut-texas-razor-wire-along-rio-grande https://www.texastribune.org/2024/01/22/texas-border-supreme-court-immigration https://gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/press/Border_Statement_1.24.2024.pdf https://nypost.com/2023/08/19/biden-sells-border-wall-parts-to-thwart-gop-push-to-use-them https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/07/nyregion/adams-migrants-destroy-nyc.html https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbs-news-opinion-poll-americans-border-crisis https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/california-offer-illegal-immigrants-free-healthcare-deficit-soars-population-shrinks https://einvestingforbeginners.com/average-gross-profit-margin-by-industry https://twitter.com/TexasLindsay_/status/1750427983448256552 https://twitter.com/WhidbeyWXGuy/status/1750006365790282175 https://twitter.com/US_Stormwatch/status/1749669643634233384 https://twitter.com/Weather_West/status/1750619800840110131
1/26/20241 hour, 33 minutes, 48 seconds
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E162: Live from Davos! Milei goes viral, Adam Neumann's headwinds, streaming's broken model, microplastics & more

(0:00) Live from the WEF: "Oh Davos, Kumbaya" (4:25) Why Davos lost its luster, plus major moments: Milei's speech, Jamie Dimon on Trump (21:53) Boeing's regulatory capture leading to negative impact on consumer safety (35:16) Adam Neumann facing familiar challenges at his new startup, Flow (50:24) Evaluating "tech-enabled businesses" vs. traditional businesses that are utilizing technology (1:00:47) Streaming at a crossroads: is the business model broken? (1:20:51) Science Corner: New study on microplastics in water bottles (1:32:42) All-In Poker Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/dschlopesisback/status/1747025441825640681 https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1747724966941139276 https://twitter.com/andrewrsorkin/status/1746723727574794537 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1746951952578298264 https://twitter.com/aphysicist/status/1747868626948907325 https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2024/01/special-address-by-javier-milei-president-of-argentina https://www.opensecrets.org/federal-lobbying/clients/summary?id=D000000100 https://www.opensecrets.org/federal-lobbying/top-spenders https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXMO0bhPhCw https://www.dodig.mil/reports.html/article/2871623/audit-of-the-business-model-for-transdigm-group-inc-and-its-impact-on-departmen https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TDG:NYSE https://stacksonmain.com/gallery https://www.societylasolas.com/photogallery https://therealdeal.com/national/nashville/2024/01/12/adam-neumann-faces-shortfalls-on-flow-property-in-nashville https://nypost.com/2024/01/11/sports/inside-nbcs-100-million-peacock-nfl-playoff-game-gamble https://www.sportsvideo.org/2024/01/16/peacocks-nfl-playoff-exclusive-sets-live-streaming-records https://www.businessofapps.com/data/disney-plus-statistics https://www.businessofapps.com/data/netflix-statistics https://finance.yahoo.com/news/americans-are-canceling-more-streaming-plans-as-prices-balloon-153035743.html https://www.manscaped.com/products/crop-preserver-manscaping https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2300582121 https://www.xometry.com/resources/materials/polyethylene https://www.bpf.co.uk/plastipedia/how-is-plastic-made.aspx https://www.reuters.com/business/environment/france-bans-plastic-packaging-fruit-vegetables-2021-10-11 https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/documentary/plastic-wars
1/19/20241 hour, 38 minutes, 29 seconds
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E161: US strikes Houthis, market instability, Q1 rate cuts in doubt, Carta's major mishap, DEI

(0:00) Bestie intros! Friedberg's jumper (1:21) US and its allies strike Houthi targets in Yemen (16:24) Markets: Q1 rate cut looks unlikely, December CPI print slightly hot, soft landing in jeopardy? (29:46) Carta's mistake, why verticalized SaaS tools could be in trouble, Chamath's 8090 incubator (51:02) Why and how Sacks is taking on Slack, where Carta went wrong with founders (1:05:17) DEI debate: cultural significance, real solutions, Motte-and-bailey   Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg   Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast   Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg   Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect   Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/SpeakerJohnson/status/1745642200866738254 https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/saudi-arabia-calls-restraint-after-air-strikes-yemen-2024-01-12 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1745723423396118593 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1745604701654298826 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120885 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1745514413782917262 https://www.cnn.com/2024/01/12/politics/joe-biden-lloyd-austin-yemen-houthis/index.html https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/why-the-white-house-didnt-know-about-defense-secretary-austins-hospitalization https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2024-01-11/fed-s-mester-says-march-is-probably-too-early-for-a-rate-cut https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/citi-swings-18-billion-loss-slew-charges-2024-01-12 https://layoffs.fyi https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=pet&s=mcsstus1&f=m https://twitter.com/karrisaarinen/status/1743398553500971331 https://henrysward.medium.com/how-we-handle-captable-information-c98d85d79277 https://henrysward.medium.com/should-carta-facilitate-secondary-trading-c319e0c9f080 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1744414462986375440 https://twitter.com/coffeewithone/status/1744488896766042277 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1745542094696145103 https://once.com https://twitter.com/jasonlk/status/1745552662572208473 https://twitter.com/MattWalshBlog/status/1742583950944432607 https://www.oscars.org/awards/representation-and-inclusion-standards https://wdwnt.com/2023/04/disney-ceo-bob-iger-doubles-down-on-inclusivity-and-diversity-during-shareholders-meeting https://www.cnbc.com/2023/11/30/disney-ceo-bob-iger-says-movies-have-been-too-focused-on-messaging.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4722408/Brian-Truitt-ridiculed-Dunkirk-diversity-review.html https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/23/business/pilots-diversity.html https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1735164131806986441 https://www.thecollegefix.com/umich-now-has-more-than-500-jobs-dedicated-to-dei-payroll-costs-exceed-30-million https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motte-and-bailey_fallacy
1/13/20241 hour, 38 minutes, 39 seconds
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E160: 2024 Predictions! Markets, tech, politics, and more

(0:00) Bestie intros! Pasty Preppers (4:17) 2024's Biggest Political Winner (13:37) 2024's Biggest Political Loser (19:41) 2024's Biggest Business Winner (32:08) 2024's Biggest Business Loser (37:31) 2024's Biggest Business Deal (41:15) 2024's Most Contrarian Belief (51:18) 2024's Best-Performing Asset (56:46) 2024's Worst-Performing Asset (1:06:14) 2024's Most Anticipated Trend (1:12:28) 2024's Most Anticipated Media (1:22:28) Emotional condition heading into 2024 Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://lmc.icds.ee/lennart-meri-lecture-by-fiona-hill https://news.gallup.com/poll/512135/support-third-political-party.aspx https://apnews.com/article/robert-kennedy-president-election-utah-ballot-863513ec2bf75d1efc9b202cb8ddcc4a https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-arabia-considers-accepting-yuan-instead-of-dollars-for-chinese-oil-sales-11647351541 https://geopoliticaleconomy.com/2023/08/10/us-saudi-arabia-sell-oil-dollars-chinese-yuan https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/putin-talk-oil-uae-saudi-meet-crown-prince-mohammed-bin-salman-2023-12-06 https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=853724306532726 https://www.politico.com/news/2023/12/07/californias-budget-deficit-balloons-to-68b-00130624 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/10/28/in-grips-of-war-ukraine-faces-gloomy-demographic-future https://razumkov.org.ua/en/articles/pension-system-can-ukrainian-pensions-be-saved https://www.jordannews.jo/Section-20/Middle-East/Israel-won-t-be-able-to-eliminate-Hamas-US-spokesperson-33415 https://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/2023/08/30/us-natural-gas-production-sets-new-record-high https://www.anduril.com/roadrunner https://www.politico.com/news/2023/12/19/missile-drone-pentagon-houthi-attacks-iran-00132480 https://twitter.com/CeciliaZin/status/1740109465918328844 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/06/business/china-car-exports.html https://img.caixin.com//2023-04-14/168147450347265.jpg https://www.cnn.com/2023/12/21/china/china-russia-relations-record-trade-intl-hnk/index.html https://www.bls.gov/charts/consumer-price-index/consumer-price-index-by-category-line-chart.htm https://thehill.com/opinion/4383282-turkey-is-a-us-ally-but-should-not-be-a-trusted-one https://foreignpolicy.com/2023/12/06/turkey-nato-membership-alliance-russia-erdogan-sweden-syria https://apnews.com/article/nato-sweden-turkey-erdogan-stoltenberg-639d70add38ec481253729b0e451f4ea https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2023/12/27/biden-endgame-ukraine-00133211 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/URA:NYSEARCA https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/12/28/the-west-may-now-have-no-option-but-to-attack-iran https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9218128 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13016388 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11198330 https://www.amazon.com/Founders-Paypal-Entrepreneurs-Shaped-Silicon/dp/1501197266
1/6/20241 hour, 27 minutes, 58 seconds
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E159: The Bestie Awards! Recapping the best and worst of 2023

(0:00) Welcome to the fourth annual Bestie Awards! (4:14) Biggest Political Winner (10:26) Biggest Political Loser (15:14) Biggest Political Surprise (23:02) Biggest Business Winner (26:50) Biggest Business Loser (30:32) Biggest Business Surprise (35:57) Best Science Breakthrough (40:30) Biggest Flash in the Pan (42:34) Best CEO (44:53) Best Investor (47:07) Best Turnaround (50:04) Worst Company (54:21) Best Meme (56:53) Best New Tech (59:57) Best Trend (1:02:12) Worst Trend (1:07:42) Favorite Media (1:12:40) The Rudy Giuliani Award for Self-Immolation (1:17:02) Final Thoughts Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://time.com/person-of-the-year-2022-volodymyr-zelensky https://time.com/6329188/ukraine-volodymyr-zelensky-interview https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-11-29/global-esg-market-shrinks-after-sizable-drop-in-us https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/4319127-rfk-jr-leads-2024-candidates-in-favorability-poll https://news.gallup.com/poll/512135/support-third-political-party.aspx https://twitter.com/joosteninvestor/status/1737207130111819896 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/MSFT:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/UBER:NYSE https://www.statista.com/statistics/277501/venture-capital-amount-invested-in-the-united-states-since-1995 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/META:NASDAQ https://www.cnn.com/economy/live-news/federal-reserve-meeting-121323/index.html https://www.ft.com/content/59fff67e-b136-4435-89e1-2400b90f4b83 https://twitter.com/NASA/status/173682682876386142 https://www.wsj.com/tech/biotech/fda-approves-worlds-first-crispr-gene-editing-drug-for-sickle-cell-disease-8c65fbb3 https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2023/5/4/23708162/neurotechnology-mind-reading-brain-neuralink-brain-computer-interface https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/george-santos-campaign-funds-how-spent-what-to-know-rcna125531 https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/taylor-swift-eras-tour-highest-grossing-all-time-1-billion-1234921647 https://www.tmz.com/2023/10/13/taylor-swift-eras-tour-money-4-billion-profit https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NVDA:NASDAQ https://www.cnbc.com/2023/10/23/bill-ackman-covers-bet-against-treasurys-says-too-much-risk-in-the-world-to-bet-against-bonds.html https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NVO:NYSE https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/solana https://www.wsj.com/health/pharma/pfizer-drug-company-cost-cutting-2da7524d https://twitter.com/RebelNewsOnline/status/1615770518606561282 https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN28H0C7 https://www.courthousenews.com/fox-news-signals-its-unlikely-to-settle-smartmatics-2-7-billion-suit https://twitter.com/thedailyfriday_/status/1686406249317830656 https://twitter.com/WatcherGuru/status/1730250975578038522/video/1 https://twitter.com/huavancuong1507/status/1737474510868058489 https://www.scotusblog.com/2023/06/supreme-court-strikes-down-affirmative-action-programs-in-college-admissions https://twitter.com/exjon/status/1348090383079641091 https://twitter.com/benswann_/status/1737547395766858206 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1737238320235831546 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt21152040 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt26230388 https://www.youtube.com/@TheDuran https://www.youtube.com/@judgingfreedom https://www.youtube.com/@DanielDavisDeepDive https://www.amazon.com/Idea-Factory-Great-American-Innovation/dp/0143122797 https://www.youtube.com/@Thebobbialthoff https://www.youtube.com/@ziwe https://goop.com/the-goop-podcast https://www.patreon.com/RedScare https://cafe.com/cafe-insider-feed https://www.nytimes.com/2023/12/09/us/university-of-pennsylvania-president-resigns.html https://twitter.com/MailOnline/status/1732791280839610390 https://www.npr.org/2023/12/21/1220557358/rudy-giuliani-election-workers-lawsuit
12/29/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 50 seconds
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E158: Global trade disrupted, Adobe/Figma canceled, realtors sued, Trump blocked

(0:00) Bestie intros: Jason comes in hot, All-In's new Chairman Dictator, Holiday party recap, and more (7:54) Understanding the trade disruption in the Red Sea: Houthis, global impact on trade, the dicey geopolitical situation, and how this compares to COVID freight prices with Flexport's Ryan Petersen (35:55) Major M&A deals called off, downstream impacts of a hawkish regulatory environment (54:15) The new era of startup building: less capital raised, less overhead costs, more profitable, smaller exits with higher founder/employee ownership percentages (1:17:01) Bombshell class action lawsuits against the NAR and other real estate brokerages, how this could change residential real estate in the US (1:31:58) Colorado bans Trump from primary ballots Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Ryan: https://twitter.com/typesfast Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.flexport.com https://www.wionews.com/world/wont-stop-fighting-netanyahu-rules-out-ceasefire-until-hamas-elimination-671867 https://www.figma.com/blog/figma-adobe-abandon-proposed-merger https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/illumina-divest-cancer-test-maker-grail-2023-12-17 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ADBE:NASDAQ https://www.saasgrid.com https://www.housingwire.com/articles/missouri-jury-finds-nar-brokerages-guilty-of-conspiring-to-inflate-commissions https://www.wsj.com/personal-finance/real-estate-buying-home-charts-6dc40caa https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/realestate/real-estate-commissions-could-be-the-next-fee-on-the-chopping-block/ar-AA1irqIV https://www.redfin.com/guides/how-to-sell-your-home-without-an-agent-fsbo https://apnews.com/article/trump-insurrection-14th-amendment-2024-colorado-d16dd8f354eeaf450558378c65fd79a2 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/02/us/politics/merrick-garland-biden-trump.html https://cafe.com/cafe-insider-feed https://www.lawfaremedia.org/podcasts-multimedia/podcast/the-lawfare-podcast
12/23/20231 hour, 47 minutes, 21 seconds
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E157: Epic legal win, OpenAI licensing deals, FCC targets Elon, Alex Jones reinstated & more

(0:00) Bestie intros: Mullets! (2:56) Recapping Friedberg's holiday party (9:29) Jury rules in favor of Epic Games over Google: How to handle the app store duopoly? (23:21) OpenAI inks deal with Axel Springer (35:02) FCC cancels Starlink subsidy, dissenting FCC Commissioner says federal agencies are targeting Elon Musk on Biden's orders (58:25) Alex Jones reinstated on X (1:22:59) Sacks receives an unlikely apology (1:27:32) Besties take two questions from the audience Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.theverge.com/23994174/epic-google-trial-jury-verdict-monopoly-google-play https://www.theverge.com/23959932/epic-v-google-trial-antitrust-play-store-fortnite-recap https://www.wsj.com/tech/google-loses-antitrust-case-brought-by-epic-games-651f5987 https://support.google.com/googleplay/android-developer/answer/112622 https://twitter.com/openai/status/1734940445824937993 https://www.ap.org/ap-in-the-news/2023/chatgpt-maker-openai-signs-deal-with-ap-to-license-news-stories https://www.axios.com/2023/12/13/openai-chatgpt-axel-springer-news-deal https://fairuse.stanford.edu/overview/fair-use/four-factors https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1730035957850833023 https://www.theverge.com/2023/12/12/23999070/spacex-starlink-fcc-rural-digital-opportunity-fund-fcc-rejected https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-399068A1.pdf https://twitter.com/HansMahncke/status/1735003655697244308 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/12/13/us/politics/hunter-biden-impeachment-testimony.html https://twitter.com/BrendanCarrFCC/status/1734780816599703983 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1733529033575465381 https://twitter.com/DrJBhattacharya/status/1602052936921939968 https://medium.com/craft-ventures/section-230-mend-it-dont-end-it-e33799a43a5f https://twitter.com/TheChiefNerd/status/1733496554701365582 https://twitter.com/Mark60480727/status/1735335623207038994 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1735164131806986441 https://twitter.com/MomCooksFS/status/1735341157800915278
12/16/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 26 seconds
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E156: Ivy League antisemitism, macro, SaaS recovery, Gemini, Figma deal delay + big Friedberg update

(0:00) Bestie intro! (3:12) Ivy League antisemitism hearings (21:55) State of the economy for consumers (34:55) Signs of life in SaaS, VC shutdowns, and more (44:59) Why Friedberg chose to take the role of CEO at Ohalo, and the dearth of great leadership talent in tech (1:01:07) Google announces Gemini: Why this is a notable moment for Google, industry impact, and more (1:11:50) Adobe's $20B Figma acquisition has stalled out due to the UK's CMA Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Tucker: https://twitter.com/TuckerCarlson Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://rankings.thefire.org/rank https://www.ft.com/content/9c7931aa-4973-475e-9841-d7ebd54b0f47 https://academic.oup.com/poq/article-abstract/82/1/135/4868126 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CCLACBW027SBOG https://www.cnn.com/2023/11/07/economy/americans-401k-plans-bill-payments/index.html https://www.wsj.com/economy/consumers/inflation-consumer-spending-personal-income-october-2023-6a1ecb1d https://www.axios.com/2023/11/28/cyber-monday-spending-record-shopping https://www.cnn.com/2023/11/14/economy/consumer-price-index-october/index.html https://www.cnbc.com/2023/11/21/home-sales-fell-to-a-13-year-low-in-october-as-prices-rose.html https://kalshi.com/markets/fed/fed-funds-rate#fed-23dec https://twitter.com/KobeissiLetter/status/1730607188341624851 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1718016818118553622 https://www.saastr.com/carta-startup-shutdowns-are-up-237 https://www.theinformation.com/articles/vc-firm-openview-abruptly-winds-down-as-industry-pressure-rises https://cloudedjudgement.substack.com/p/clouded-judgement-12123-net-new-arr https://twitter.com/friedberg/status/1732217863975641389 https://ohalogenetics.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4pX1VAxaAI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5tRc_5-8G4 https://blog.google/technology/ai/google-gemini-ai https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1732482646419403077 https://www.figma.com/templates https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/656f3c941104cf000dfa7563/Provisional_findings_report_3.pdf
12/8/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 29 seconds
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E155: In conversation with Tucker Carlson, plus OpenAI chaos explained

(0:00) Bestie intros! Tucker Carlson joins the show (0:59) Tucker's departure from Fox News (10:49) The state of American society and the importance of rediscovering national alignment (30:53) Why prosperity begets self-destruction, climate change, immigration (59:48) Thoughts on the current political landscape and presidential candidates (1:09:13) Media control, the importance of free speech platforms, Tucker's future, reacting to Elon's viral moment at the NYT's DealBook Summit (1:33:56) Post-interview debrief (1:41:49) Understanding the chaos at OpenAI Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Tucker: https://twitter.com/TuckerCarlson Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: Tucker Carlson segment links: https://twitter.com/talkrealopinion/status/1728139279019188257 https://twitter.com/greg_price11/status/1729991837958414573 https://twitter.com/hansmahncke/status/1730019598064390597 OpenAI segment links: https://openai.com/blog/sam-altman-returns-as-ceo-openai-has-a-new-initial-board https://twitter.com/btaylor/status/1730030765482938521 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1726351777581449627 https://www.reuters.com/technology/sam-altmans-ouster-openai-was-precipitated-by-letter-board-about-ai-breakthrough-2023-11-22 https://www.businessinsider.com/openai-ceo-sam-altman-hawaii-estate-napa-san-francisco-2023-11 http://paulgraham.com/fundraising.html https://openai.com/our-structure
12/1/20232 hours, 9 minutes, 8 seconds
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E154: Presidential Candidate Dean Phillips in conversation with the Besties + Xi's SF visit & more

(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:25) Democratic Presidential Candidate Dean Phillips shares his business background (13:11) Dean's time in Congress: witnessing legal corruption, thoughts on Biden's mental state, advantages of not being a career politician (29:10) Foreign Policy: Russia/Ukraine, Israel/Hamas, China/US de-escalation, how he'd handle TikTok, immigration, border security (56:08) US fiscal situation, healthcare, defense spending, restoring cross-party common ground (1:19:30) Post-interview debrief (1:29:12) Xi and Biden meet in San Francisco, Newsom up next? (1:45:00) Science Corner!: DeepMind's new weather forecasting model Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/TalentiGelato/status/487275228952014848 https://www.pinterest.com/pin/491244271857449720 https://designreplace.com/dean-phillips-us-congress https://braveneweurope.com/michael-von-der-schulenburg-hajo-funke-harald-kujat-peace-for-ukraine https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/biden-floats-newsom-for-president-apec-in-sf-18496249.php https://www.axios.com/2023/11/07/china-economy-negative-foreign-investments https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1718016818118553622 https://twitter.com/disclosetv/status/1724093441519341573 https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/biden-floats-newsom-for-president-apec-in-sf18496249.php https://deepmind.google/discover/blog/graphcast-ai-model-for-faster-and-more-accurate-global-weather-forecasting
11/17/20231 hour, 56 minutes, 19 seconds
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E153: In conversation with Jared Kushner: Israel-Hamas War, paths forward, macro picture, AI

(0:00) Bestie Intros: Sacks keeps receipts! (1:14) Jared Kushner joins the show: background, Trump's campaign validation (13:12) State of Israel vs Hamas, escalation risks (23:04) Historical context around Israel's relationship with the Arab world, understanding the modern Middle East (38:55) Failed solutions, Israel's response, paths to stability (1:04:54) GOP debate, establishment blind spots, pragmatic politics, tribal infighting (1:15:36) Improving macro picture, potential impact on 2024 election cycle (1:28:03) Russia-Ukraine (1:32:53) Big week in AI: OpenAI DevDay, xAI launches Grok, Kai-Fu Lee's announcement Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Jared: https://twitter.com/jaredkushner Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1722342698110304752 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1722288226235498511 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=In1MYEc0-10 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WM2NS https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CORESTICKM159SFRBATL https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/T10YIE https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MMMFFAQ027S https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ADYEY:OTCMKTS https://www.google.com/finance/quote/DASH:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/DDOG:NASDAQ https://twitter.com/sundeep/status/1722635065983897910 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1721029443160772875 https://twitter.com/kaifulee/status/1721321096727994590 https://openai.com/blog/introducing-gpts https://openai.com/blog/new-models-and-developer-products-announced-at-devday https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1721234497482670438
11/11/20231 hour, 50 minutes, 19 seconds
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E152: Real estate chaos, WeWork bankruptcy, Biden regulates AI, Ukraine's “Cronkite Moment” & more

(0:00) Bestie intros, All-In CEO talk, and Chamath's research product (10:49) Ukraine has its “Cronkite Moment” (16:56) Market outlook: are we in for a Q4 rally? (22:05) CRE chaos: SF's firesales, understanding the second-order effects from CRE debtholders (41:38) WeWork will reportedly file for bankruptcy as soon as next week, Sacks makes the case for a turnaround (46:42) Biden's Executive Order on AI: end game, regulatory capture, confusion over clarity as a strategy (1:08:07) Silicon Valley's shift right Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://twitter.com/Jason https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1718722437217685810 https://twitter.com/ShaanVP/status/1719461817699733831 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1719887650688282786 https://sacks.substack.com https://responsiblestatecraft.org/zelensky-war-time-magazine https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1719815317000733153 https://time.com/6329188/ukraine-volodymyr-zelensky-interview https://time.com/person-of-the-year-2022-volodymyr-zelensky https://twitter.com/RothCRE/status/1719833548780195882 https://twitter.com/real_bill_gross/status/1720094066183139359 https://twitter.com/real_bill_gross/status/1719010907806904452 https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/10/27/fact-sheet-biden-harris-administration-takes-action-to-create-more-affordable-housing-by-convertingcommercial-properties-to-residential-use https://www.kqed.org/news/11957640/budget-deep-dive-san-francisco https://www.wsj.com/articles/wework-plans-to-file-for-bankruptcy-as-early-as-next-week-1fdcb6a5 https://s23.q4cdn.com/100276410/files/doc_financials/2023/q2/WeWork-2023-Q2-Press-Release-FINAL.pdf https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2023/10/30/executive-order-on-the-safe-secure-and-trustworthy-development-and-use-of-artificial-intelligence https://hardcoresoftware.learningbyshipping.com/p/211-regulating-ai-by-executive-order https://variety.com/2023/film/news/joe-biden-worried-ai-mission-impossible-dead-reckoning-1235775115 https://ai.meta.com/llama https://chamath.substack.com/p/the-case-for-big-action-to-regulate https://twitter.com/ImMeme0/status/1713413678765126062 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1259638112688304129 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1720112859198419191
11/3/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 38 seconds
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E151: WW3 risk, War with Iran?, 4.9% GDP, startup failures growing, new Speaker & more

(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:16) WW3 risk, is WSJ trying to escalate US vs Iran? (22:02) Nuclear risks (33:28) Best case scenarios for de-escalation (40:34) Murky macro picture: Main Street disconnects from Wall Street, startup shutdowns, challenged returns (1:09:14) Cruise robotaxi accident update (1:12:59) Hurricane Otis's rapid progression and the second-order effects on US coastal communities (1:24:47) Jason reflects on his time in the Middle East (1:31:09) New House Speaker and Trump case update Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/09/28/world/europe/russia-ukraine-war-map-front-line.html https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/25/us/politics/us-israel-gaza-ground-invasion.html https://unherd.com/2023/10/republican-hawks-now-want-a-war-with-iran/ https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-oe-heilbrunn-iran-framework-republican-neocon-response-20150403-story.html https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/iran-israel-hamas-strike-planning-bbe07b25 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/oct/09/no-evidence-yet-of-iran-link-to-hamas-attack-says-israeli-military https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/blinken-says-no-direct-evidence-iran-was-involved-hamas-attack-israel-rcna120110 https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/hamas-fighters-trained-in-iran-before-oct-7-attacks-e2a8dbb9 https://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-usa-senator-idAFS8N3BG0A6 https://www.wsj.com/articles/bidens-red-line-moment-with-iran-9e1bbf5a https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/iran-israel-hamas-strike-planning-bbe07b25 https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/iranian-backed-militias-mount-new-wave-of-attacks-as-u-s-supports-israel-d51364d4 https://www.wsj.com/world/europe/ukrainian-counteroffensive-pierces-main-russian-defensive-line-in-southeast-9441e204 https://www.cnn.com/2023/07/07/politics/joe-biden-cluster-munitions-ukraine/index.html https://nypost.com/2023/10/15/biden-insists-us-can-tend-to-both-ukraine-and-israel-at-the-same-time https://www.armscontrol.org/factsheets/Nuclearweaponswhohaswhat https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1717049864180379761 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/25/world/middleeast/erdogan-turkey-hamas-israel.html https://jordantimes.com/opinion/daoud-kuttab/king-abdullah-calls-peace-immediate-stoppage-war-gaza https://www.bea.gov/sites/default/files/2023-10/gdp3q23_adv.pdf https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1716608344264470868 https://substackcdn.com/image/fetch/f_auto,q_auto:good,fl_progressive:steep/https%3A%2F%2Fsubstack-post-media.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fpublic%2Fimages%2Fddce62ff-33dd-4a38-a659-25e192825c29_1250x630.png https://www.google.com/finance/quote/CART:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/KVYO:NYSE https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/bank-americas-unrealized-losses-securities-rose-1316-bln-2023-10-17 https://techcrunch.com/2023/10/24/dmv-immediately-suspends-cruises-robotaxi-permit-in-california https://getcruise.com/news/blog/2023/a-detailed-review-of-the-recent-sf-hit-and-run-incident https://www.politico.com/newsletters/politico-nightly/2023/10/25/mike-johnson-is-a-social-conservatives-social-conservative-00123619 https://www.politico.com/news/2023/10/25/democrats-opposition-mike-johnson-house-speaker-00123624 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/25/us/politics/mike-johnson-house-speaker.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9017431/Farting-sound-heard-twice-Rudy-Giulianis-voter-fraud-hearing-Michigan.html https://thosenerdygirls.org/can-farts-spread-covid
10/27/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 41 seconds
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E150: Israel/Gaza escalating or not? EU censorship regime, Penn donors revolt, GLP-1 hype cycle

(0:00) Bestie intros (0:49) State of Israel/Gaza: Information wars, delayed ground war, domestic political pressures (23:20) Understanding Israel's political dynamics, feelings throughout the Middle East, why a two-state solution has failed in the past (42:56) Harvard and Penn megadonors cut ties (50:43) The EU's DSA: consumer protection or censorship regime? (1:06:05) GLP-1: the second biggest hype cycle of 2023 Follow the besties:  https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/robbystarbuck/status/1714629327134834975 https://twitter.com/EndWokeness/status/1714416589724864790 https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1714432578852438392 https://www.axios.com/2023/10/14/iran-warning-israel-hezbollah-hamas-war-gaza https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/11/1/far-right-ben-gvir-emerge-as-key-player-in-israel-election https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/7/27/israels-far-right-minister-leads-incursion-of-al-aqsa-compound https://thehill.com/policy/defense/4252590-americans-israel-palestinians-hamas-survey https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2011/05/what-obama-meant-1967-lines-why-irked-netanyahu/350925 https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-gaza-conflict-proves-israel-cant-relinquish-control-of-west-bank https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/07/21/the-two-state-solution-r-i-p https://www.timesofisrael.com/judicial-reform-boosting-jewish-identity-the-new-coalitions-policy-guidelines https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/19/business/harvard-upenn-donors-israel/index.html https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/13/business/harvard-idan-ofer-board/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/15/business/harvard-upenn-hamas-israel-students-donors.html https://nelc.sas.upenn.edu/events/2023/09/22/palestine-writes-literature-festival https://www.phillyvoice.com/opinion-upenns-moral-compass-navigating-controversy-surrounding-palestine-writes-festival https://rankings.thefire.org/rank https://twitter.com/samaberman/status/1713687680280641596 https://twitter.com/ThierryBreton/status/1714637297939788107 https://www.theverge.com/23845672/eu-digital-services-act-explained https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/speech_23_5126 https://www.reuters.com/technology/big-tech-braces-roll-out-eus-digital-services-act-202308-24 https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/QANDA_20_2348 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NVO:NYSE https://twitter.com/calleymeans/status/1714863716968308931
10/20/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 2 seconds
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E149: Hamas terror attacks in Israel: fallout, reaction, next steps

(0:00) Opening statements on the Hamas terror attacks in Israel (3:49) Contextualizing the attacks and the fallout so far (19:52) Trump administration's wins, Kushner's competence, path to a two-state solution (28:51) Letter from Harvard student organizations: understanding the reaction and fallout (46:53) The Biden Admin's next steps, electing excellence in leadership Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1711544829828862144 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1711501410712654162 https://twitter.com/GenFlynn/status/1711156580828295246 https://twitter.com/lexfridman/status/1712170815637061914 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co_MeKSnyAo https://twitter.com/LHSummers/status/1711421307227607255 https://www.harvard.edu/president/news/2023/war-in-the-middle-east https://twitter.com/LHSummers/status/1711761982469107955 https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1711788747086233661 https://twitter.com/MohiniTangri/status/1711987537533612322 https://www.amazon.com/Inconvenient-Minority-Admissions-American-Excellence/dp/1635767563 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/09/13/us/politics/russia-sanctions-missile-production.html https://www.wsj.com/world/middle-east/iran-israel-hamas-strike-planning-bbe07b25 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/10/11/us/politics/iran-israel-gaza-hamas-us-intelligence.html
10/13/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 48 seconds
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E148: McCarthy ousted, border chaos, Cruise's robotaxi "accident" & more

(0:00) Bestie intros: Jason's operation! (1:57) Airtable correction (5:03) McCarthy ousted as Speaker of the House, what the eight defecting Republicans are looking for, solving the omnibus spending problem (25:20) US Southern Border: Understanding the situation based on data (44:39) Cruise robotaxi "accident" in SF, lack of risk tolerance limiting technological progress in the West (1:09:09) JSX facing potential regulatory capture from incumbent airlines and Friedberg's trip to The Sphere Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://apnews.com/article/mccarthy-gaetz-speaker-motion-to-vacate-congress-327e294a39f8de079ef5e4abfb1fa555 https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/03/politics/republicans-vote-remove-mccarthy-house-speaker https://www.wsj.com/politics/nancy-mace-explains-why-she-nixed-kevin-mccarthy-as-house-speaker-32148d9d https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/10/04/kevin-mccarthy-speaker-vote-press-conference https://www.cbsnews.com/news/why-oust-mccarthy-matt-gaetz-remove-speaker-of-the-house https://www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2023/09/13/congress-has-long-struggled-to-pass-spending-bills-on-time https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/1709321746673786896 https://www.cnn.com/2015/10/08/politics/house-speaker-republican-vote-mccarthy-webster-chaffetz https://www.wsj.com/economy/central-banking/rising-interest-rates-mean-deficits-finally-matter-74249719 https://twitter.com/CollinRugg/status/1709728378339705099 https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/stats/southwest-land-border-encounters https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-announces-first-bus-of-migrants-arrives-in-new-york-city https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/1556727876757737474 https://youtu.be/-09DzvdLaEw https://apnews.com/article/migrants-new-york-adams-abbott-colombia-58d423ab3e84e5692d50f773803254 https://www.nytimes.com/article/nyc-migrant-crisis-explained.html https://www.statista.com/statistics/455813/alien-apprehensions-by-the-us-border-patrol-by-border https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/border-apprehensions-hit-new-yearly-high-another-migrant-caravan-gathers-n1281995 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/migrant-border-crossings-fiscal-year-2022-topped-276-million-breaking-rcna53517 https://www.texastribune.org/2022/06/29/supreme-court-migrant-protection-protocols-remain-mexico-biden https://www.washingtonpost.com/immigration/2023/08/31/border-families-record-crossings-biden https://www.cnn.com/2023/09/23/us/mexico-us-border-patrol-agreement-migration-surge/index.html https://public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2023-22176.pdf https://www.nextgenborder.com https://www.anduril.com/hardware/sentry https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-quietly-auctions-trump-border-wall-parts-stunt-republican-effort-restart-construction-report https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB994028904620983237 https://twitter.com/Cruise/status/1709114532042576305 https://twitter.com/usENTchannel/status/1707035020098142404 https://www.valuepenguin.com/car-accident-statistics https://waymo.com/blog/2023/05/waymo-one-doubles-service-area-in.html https://www.jsx.com https://www.united.com https://twitter.com/PopBase/status/1708164333451289062 https://twitter.com/latest_gg/status/1709948932489445478 https://twitter.com/SBJ/status/1677419552991244289 https://www.wsj.com/business/airlines/jet-service-jsx-lands-at-center-of-pilot-fight-86a4f669 https://keep-jsx-flying.webflow.io https://www.votervoice.net/JSXAir/Campaigns/107888/Respond
10/7/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 46 seconds
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E147: TED goes woke, Canada's Nazi blunder, AI adds vision, plus: who owns OpenAI?

(0:00) Bestie intros with Coleman Hughes (1:12) Coleman's experience with TED, Understanding TED's ideological shift (15:11) Focusing on class instead of race when enacting policies, reaction to Coleman's talk, institutional takeovers (44:01) "When Virtue Signalling Goes Wrong": Canadian parliament cheers for a Nazi (1:04:21) OpenAI's big week, informed speculation on Sam Altman's actual ownership of OpenAI (1:12:39) The next evolution of AI: multimodal and consumer hardware Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Coleman: https://twitter.com/coldxman https://www.youtube.com/@ColemanHughesOfficial Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxB3b7fxMEA https://www.thefp.com/p/coleman-hughes-is-ted-scared-of-color-blindness https://twitter.com/waitbutwhy/status/1691502563571408896 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1707051830667338170 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/11/opinion/sunday/interracial-friendship-donald-trump.html https://www.amazon.com/White-Fragility-People-About-Racism/dp/0807047414 https://twitter.com/TEDchris/status/1706792437098676224 https://www.amazon.com/Coddling-American-Mind-Intentions-Generation/dp/0735224919 https://www.amazon.com/Losing-Ground-American-Social-1950-1980/dp/0465065880 https://www.amazon.com/Black-Power-Liberation-Kwame-Ture/dp/0679743138 https://www.reuters.com/legal/us-judge-refuses-block-venture-capital-funds-grants-black-women-2023-09-26 https://apnews.com/article/canada-house-speaker-nazi-invite-ukraine-zelenskyy-d4ca05841193409e455cee3b19fcee6b https://www.reddit.com/r/QuotesPorn/comments/lz5o6z/he_who_controls_the_past_controls_the_future_he https://jacobin.com/2015/09/stepan-bandera-nationalist-euromaidan-right-sector https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/article-738940 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social-National_Party_of_Ukraine https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-26079957 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azov_Brigade https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/neo-nazis-far-right-ukraine https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cohen-ukraine-commentary/commentary-ukraines-neo-nazi-problem-idUSKBN1GV2TY https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/ukraine-has-nazi-problem-vladimir-putin-s-denazification-claim-war-ncna1290946 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/06/05/world/europe/nazi-symbols-ukraine.html https://www.ft.com/content/4c64ffc1-f57b-4e22-a4a5-f9f90a7419b7 https://www.wsj.com/tech/ai/openai-seeks-new-valuation-of-up-to-90-billion-in-sale-of-existing-shares-ed6229e0 https://www.axios.com/2023/09/25/testing-chatgpt-support-images-voice-search https://twitter.com/petergyang/status/1707169696049668472 https://blog.google/products/bard/google-bard-new-features-update-sept-2023 https://twitter.com/karpathy/status/1707437820045062561 https://arxiv.org/pdf/2307.07162.pdf https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6849786 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1798709 https://reflect.app https://oldcomputers.net/sony-magic-link.html
9/29/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 6 seconds
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E146: Did the Fed break the VC model? Plus IPOs, M&A, revaluing unicorns & more

(0:00) Bestie intros! (3:05) GOP Primary update: polling, acceptable candidates, tentpole issues (11:56) All-In Summit 2023 recap (24:12) IPOs and M&A heat up: Arm, Instacart, and Klaviyo go public, Cisco acquires Splunk for $28B, but did the "great reopening" fall short? (42:34) Did the Fed break the VC model? How LPs will evaluate fund managers going forward (50:45) Breaking down Instacart and Klaviyo's businesses (1:01:12) Revaluing Airtable and the path forward for ZIRP-era unicorns (1:13:14) Fed pauses rate hikes, but says rates will stay higher for longer, plus: what breaks next in the economy? (1:32:51) Science Corner: new "inverse-vaccine" treatment is a potential game changer for autoimmune diseases Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/polls/president-primary-r/2024/new-hampshire https://youtu.be/yjj1QjZlQMM https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-09-21/cisco-to-buy-splunk-for-157-a-share-in-28billion-deal https://twitter.com/pitdesi/status/1704874017357025499 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ARM:NASDAQ?comparison=NASDAQ%3ACART%2CNYSE%3AKVYO&window=5D https://twitter.com/aswathdamodaran/status/1704246090198036914 https://cloudedjudgement.substack.com/p/clouded-judgement-81823-q2-earnings https://www.lendingtree.com/content/uploads/2023/08/ccs-chart-3-3.jpg https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MORTGAGE30US https://www.ey.com/en_gl/ipo/trends https://stockanalysis.com/ipos/statistics https://www.google.com/finance/quote/COIN:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/EXPE:NASDAQ https://www.axios.com/2023/09/19/instacarts-ipo-venture-capital https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1579091/000119312523221345/d55348ds1.htm https://influencermarketinghub.com/amazon-ad-revenue https://twitter.com/jasonlk/status/1704212644402540573 https://www.saastr.com/5-interesting-learnings-from-klaviyo-at-650000000-in-arr https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1078755080478715904 https://i.insider.com/4dd4d1cf4bd7c8c90f000000 https://twitter.com/asanwal/status/1703492397739516068 https://www.cnbc.com/2023/09/20/fed-rate-decision-september-2023-.html https://tradingeconomics.com/commodity/crude-oil https://kalshi.com/markets/fed/fed-interest-rates#fed-23nov https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/hybrid-electric/a42558850/tesla-price-cuts-worth-buying https://hellometer.io https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-023-01086-2  
9/22/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 44 seconds
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E145: Presidential Candidate Chris Christie in conversation with the Besties

(0:00) Besties welcome former NJ Governor and Republican Presidential Candidate Chris Christie! (2:14) US debt crisis, cutting entitlements (14:03) Level-setting on foreign policy (25:28) Ukraine / Russia: culpability, where to go from here (36:47) US defense budget, optimizing spend, zero-based budgeting, influence peddling (50:01) Immigration policy, how each party co-opts the issue (1:02:24) Fentanyl crisis in SF, LA, and NYC, incarceration and criminal justice reform, political activism in law enforcement (1:15:57) Why Chris Christie is running for president (1:17:41) Thoughts on prosecuting Trump, January 6th, and more (1:23:16) Chris Christie addresses his past controversies (1:48:34) Post-interview debrief Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Chris Christie: https://twitter.com/GovChristie Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GFDEBTN https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/SMPOPNETMUSA https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/stats/southwest-land-border-encounters https://www.washingtonpost.com/immigration/2023/08/31/border-families-record-crossings-biden
9/8/20232 hours, 8 minutes, 15 seconds
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E144: Biden targets Elon, BRICS challenges the West, Tiger hit piece & more

(0:00) Chamath's big poker trip (4:32) Addressing the "in the arena" comments (7:16) Biden administration targets Elon's businesses (21:58) Tiger Global claims disgruntled ex-employee circulated fake hit piece (27:51) BRICS adds six new members, Sacks breaks down some potential advantages of the new BRICS (40:46) BRICS ultimate goals, India's key position (51:54) How energy independence plays into the future geopolitical order (1:00:22) All-In Summit party talk! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1693992134796603477 https://twitter.com/tomosman/status/1696929638935634240 https://twitter.com/KanekoaTheGreat/status/1697072553775501661 https://www.newsweek.com/joe-bidens-robert-peters-pseudonym-under-scrutiny-gop-probes-emails-1820709 https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-sues-spacex-discriminating-against-asylees-and-refugees-hiring https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1695073336483832007 https://www.justice.gov/crt/page/file/1579981/download https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/09/tech/elon-musk-biden-foreign-business-relations/index.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2023/08/26/oliver-anthony-republican-debate-rich-men https://www.thefp.com/p/oliver-anthony-interview-rich-men-north-richmond https://www.foxnews.com/video/6335645970112 https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2023/08/25/tiger-global-blames-disgruntled-formeremployee-for-mystery-memo-sent-to-journalists https://www.reuters.com/world/brics-poised-invite-new-members-join-bloc-sources-2023-08-24 https://www.ft.com/content/4ff06aa6-b1bf-4e08-9b8d-aa42ee240c95 https://www.ft.com/content/669260a5-82a5-4e7a-9bbf-4f41c54a6143 https://www.voanews.com/a/india-remains-steadfast-in-partnership-with-russia/6883794.html https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/india-will-buy-oil-all-sources-who-offer-lowest-possible-prices-oil-minister-2023-08-30 https://www.budd.senate.gov/press-releases/budd-coons-lead-bipartisan-coalition-supporting-nuclear-energy https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1696295679344459807 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/06/02/united-states-ukraine-trust-developing-nations
9/1/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 51 seconds
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E143: Nvidia smashes earnings, Arm walks the plank, M&A market, Vivek dominates GOP debate & more

(0:00) Bestie intros: Friedberg's interview with NASA Astronaut Woody Hoburg, live from the ISS! (2:58) All-In Tequila update (10:04) Nvidia smashes earnings, GPU market outlook (37:39) Arm files for IPO: positive sign or plank walk? Plus: State of the IPO market (49:51) Sacks on current investable metrics right now in VC (55:33) GOP Debate breakdown: Vivek's statement, DeSantis's strategy, Haley & Christie solidify positions (1:39:46) Vivek's comments on the Climate Agenda (1:47:07) Prigozhin crash   Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/friedberg/status/1694506279954526487 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1693441068036169785 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1693524941721731189 https://www.wine.com/product/21-seeds-tequila-trio/633617 https://www.villadeste.com https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NVDA:NASDAQ https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news/nvidia-announces-financial-results-for-second-quarter-fiscal-2024 https://companiesmarketcap.com https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1694457666289225776 https://electrek.co/2023/06/21/tesla-dojo-supercomputer-is-finally-coming-next-month https://prospect.org/features/great-telecom-implosion https://www.statista.com/chart/6780/only-5-countries-have-a-bigger-gdp-than-california https://twitter.com/OpenAI/status/1694062483462594959 https://openai.com/blog/gpt-3-5-turbo-fine-tuning-and-api-updates https://twitter.com/nathanbenaich/status/1694073194351648932 https://commoncrawl.org/about/team https://adsense.googleblog.com/2005/10/spotlight-on-weblogs-inc.html https://twitter.com/twistartups/status/1694399138194952363 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1973239/000119312523216983/d393891df1.htm https://www.theverge.com/2023/7/13/23793969/adobe-figma-merger-acquisition-uk-cma-regulator-investigation https://venturebeat.com/games/microsoft-signs-15-year-cloud-streaming-deal-with-ubisoft-in-latest-bid-to-win-activision-blizzard-approval https://www.stonealgo.com https://youtu.be/f51Yd9h9ZXo https://www.natesilver.net/p/ramaswamy-and-the-physics-of-multi https://www.cnn.com/2023/08/04/politics/cnn-poll-ukraine/index.html https://www.mediaite.com/politics/whopping-ninety-six-percent-oppose-supporting-ukraine-against-russia-in-turning-points-action-straw-poll
8/25/20231 hour, 52 minutes, 36 seconds
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E142: "Rich Men North of Richmond" hits #1, upward mobility, real estate capital crunch, Trump RICO

(0:00) Sacks' big night (2:56) Sacks on spirits (14:27) "Rich Men North of Richmond" goes viral and debuts at #1 on Apple Music, upward mobility issues in America, solutions (53:01) Michael Burry's bet against the market: overblown? (58:33) Real estate capital crunch (1:12:26) Trump's newest indictment (1:23:31) What Adyen's big drop means for Stripe's valuation Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://youtu.be/sqSA-SY5Hro https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/oliveranthony/richmennorthofrichmond.html https://ricochet.com/942803/qotd-solzhenitsyn-on-the-liars https://www.advisorperspectives.com/dshort/updates/2021/10/25/updated-u-s-household-incomes-a-50-year-perspective https://www.cnn.com/2023/08/15/investing/michael-burry-stock-market-crash/index.html https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1649339/000090514823000689/xslForm13F_X02/informationtable.xml https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MORTGAGE30US https://www.wsj.com/articles/wall-street-is-ready-to-scoop-up-commercial-real-estateon-the-cheap-6edac64f https://twitter.com/rothcre/status/1691910066952351963 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1691789175786246246 https://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/static/2023/08/CRIMINAL-INDICTMENT-Trump-Fulton-County-GA.pdf https://www.lawfaremedia.org/article/what-the-heck-happened-in-coffee-county-georgia https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ADYEY:OTCMKTS
8/18/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 21 seconds
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E141: State of Series A's, VC dry powder, IPO window opens + more with Bill Gurley & Brad Gerstner

(0:00) Bestie intros: Friedberg's bad haircut (1:17) Welcome BG^2! Biography recommendations and film talk (22:27) VC market update: State of Series A's (33:43) Dry powder misconceptions, marking incentives (48:57) IPO window starting to open, IPO down rounds, incentives to go public (1:03:17) Cyclical venture cycles, managing distributions, benchmarking VC performance vs public market (1:22:26) Tragic Maui wildfires, extreme temperatures (1:26:11) Macro picture: inflation cools, deflation risk? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap https://twitter.com/bgurley Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://youtu.be/xmYekD6-PZ8 https://www.amazon.com/Setting-Table-Transforming-Hospitality-Business/dp/0060742755 https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Jobs-Walter-Isaacson/dp/147770146X https://www.amazon.com/Elon-Musk-Spanish-Walter-Isaacson/dp/B0CBTHK86N https://www.amazon.com/Good-Great-Some-Companies-Others/dp/0066620996 https://www.amazon.com/Man-Arena-Selected-Writings-Roosevelt/dp/0765306700 https://www.amazon.com/Shoe-Dog-Memoir-Creator-Nike/dp/1501135910 https://www.amazon.com/Alexander-Hamilton-Ron-Chernow/dp/1594200092 https://www.amazon.com/Something-Autobiography-Vintage-Akira-Kurosawa/dp/B0C3D5NDJX https://www.amazon.com/Born-Standing-Up-Comics-Martin/dp/B017QUU3EO https://www.amazon.com/Writing-Memoir-Craft-Stephen-King/dp/1439193630 https://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Malcolm-told-Alex-Haley/dp/0345379756 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/peterjameswalker_cartadata-seriesa-valuations-activity-7092542118803488768-vOcY https://www.theinformation.com/articles/venture-firms-still-writing-small-checks-despite-271-billion-in-dry-powder https://twitter.com/bgurley/status/1688605654188224512 https://finance.yahoo.com/chart/SN https://www.google.com/finance/quote/CAVA:NYSE https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/SRFM https://twitter.com/altcap/status/1686086247029055489 https://www.wsj.com/articles/university-endowments-mint-billions-in-golden-era-of-venture-capital-11632907802 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hhy7JUinlu0 https://twitter.com/gokulr/status/1680006171149869056 https://www.statista.com/statistics/277501/venture-capital-amount-invested-in-the-united-states-since-1995 https://www.bls.gov/charts/consumer-price-index/consumer-price-index-by-category-line-chart.htm https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2023-08-10/disinflation-wave-the-bloomberg-open-americas-edition https://www.nytimes.com/2023/08/09/business/china-economy-inflation.html https://twitter.com/KobeissiLetter/status/1689010884062904320
8/11/20231 hour, 36 minutes
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E140: LK-99, Sclerotic establishments, Fitch downgrades US debt, Trump indicted... again

(0:00) Bestie intros! (0:53) LK-99 breakdown (24:39) Funding landscape for breakthrough science, sclerotic establishments, boomer incumbents (46:04) Fitch downgrades US debt rating (1:09:12) Trump's newest indictment Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/2307/2307.12008.pdf https://arxiv.org/pdf/2307.12037.pdf https://manifold.markets/QuantumObserver/will-the-lk99-room-temp-ambient-pre?r=RWxpZXplcll1ZGtvd3NreQ https://twitter.com/667keos/status/1686490898480173056 https://twitter.com/iris_IGB/status/1685731177523449856 https://twitter.com/VCBrags/status/1684591950387716097 https://stanforddaily.com/2023/07/19/stanford-president-resigns-over-manipulated-research-will-retract-at-least-3-papers https://www.socialcapital.com/ideas/2021-annual-letter https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30418-9/fulltext https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-07-24/sam-altman-valley-vcs-bet-48-million-on-blood-testing-startup https://www.fitchratings.com/research/sovereigns/fitch-downgrades-united-states-long-term-ratings-to-aa-from-aaa-outlook-stable-01-08-2023 https://www.npr.org/2023/08/02/1178215888/fitch-downgrade-credit-rating-deficits-debt-economy https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1686906272937869312 https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy1670 https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2023/07/22/gop-social-security-trump-rivals-cuts https://www.commondreams.org/news/republicans-cut-social-security https://sgp.fas.org/crs/misc/RS22331.pdf https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MORTGAGE30US https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/UNRATE https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JTSJOL https://apnews.com/trump-election-2020-indictment https://apnews.com/article/trump-indicted-jan-6-investigation-special-counsel-debb59bb7a4d9f93f7e2dace01feccdc https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/polls/president-primary-r/2024/national https://www.reuters.com/world/us/new-defendant-added-trump-classified-documents-case-court-papers-2023-07-27 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/08/03/briefing/trump-indictment.html https://twitter.com/mtracey/status/1686843918317486081
8/4/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 56 seconds
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E139: Recapping Chamath's wedding, VC surplus, unions vs Hollywood, room-temp superconductors & more

(0:00) All-In in Italy!: Recapping Chamath's wedding (11:55) Discourse around obesity and weight loss in the US (21:56) Are there too many VCs? (38:18) Actors/Writers unions vs. Corporate Hollywood, endgame for the modern Hollywood machine (54:07) Equity participations vs. unions, ownership upside vs. downside protections (1:05:04) Potential impact of room-temp superconductors   Special thanks to our Italian audio/video team!: https://twitter.com/domdalmatico https://www.mattiacaruso.com   Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg   Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast   Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg   Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect   Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1684176015948488704 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPelOnd7Sik https://www.vice.com/en/article/4a3az9/venture-capital-vcs-existential-too-many https://twitter.com/jason/status/1681985828820766720 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1679765658517610496 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1679935918164135936 https://arxiv.org/pdf/2307.12008.pdf
7/27/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 47 seconds
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E138: Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy in conversation with the Besties

(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:08) Vivek's background, corporate political / ESG distractions, why he's running for president (19:16) Energy policy, unemployment work requirements, immigration (30:24) Foreign policy: How to handle Ukraine/Russia and Taiwan/China (44:46) Media strategy, Silicon Valley Bank's implosion (54:09) Thoughts on Trump (1:06:16) Campaign strategy, establishment appeal (1:14:10) Social issues: Abolishing the DOE, abortion, trans rights (1:29:31) Defense budget, Military Industrial Complex, GOP division over Ukraine (1:39:27) Bestie update! (1:41:33) Post-interview debrief Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Vivek Ramaswamy: https://twitter.com/VivekGRamaswamy Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2023/07/20/vivek-ramaswamy-pete-buttigieg-00107193 https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/polls/president-primary-r/2024/national/ https://twitter.com/PatrickRuffini/status/1680204156953407488 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1680205700738211840 https://twitter.com/charliekirk11/status/1680665098765975558
7/21/20232 hours, 10 minutes, 17 seconds
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E137: Inflation cools, market rips, Ripple/MSFT beat regulators, NATO summit, cocktails of youth

(0:00) Addressing the podcast hack (2:55) Macro picture: inflation cools, what happens to rates, market sentiment, soft landing, tech run-up (20:34) Consumer sentiment: demand crash coming? (30:31) BREAKING: Ripple gets big win in SEC case, token rips (36:33) Lina Khan's losing streak, "spray and pray" strategy, overzealous regulators (51:08) EV supply/demand mismatch (1:04:58) Fraught NATO summit, ammo crisis, Sweden joins NATO (1:18:52) Science Corner: New paper on reversing cellular aging Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/consumer-price-index-report-june-inflation-ede7f4b1 https://fortune.com/2023/06/05/larry-summers-floats-idea-half-point-interest-rate-hike-july https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-inflation-goes-down-soft-landing-odds-improve-5166e6af https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/UNRATE https://www.wsj.com/articles/disney-world-crowds-universal-studios-florida-36b0a579 https://www.statista.com/statistics/290673/auto-loan-rates-usa https://www.axios.com/2023/07/10/used-cars-prices-us-economy https://www.macrotrends.net/stocks/charts/DIS/disney/revenue https://www.reuters.com/legal/us-judge-says-sec-lawsuit-vs-ripple-labs-can-proceed-trial-some-claims-2023-07-13 https://www.wsj.com/articles/microsoft-activision-blizzard-deal-ftc-hearing-d42675f1 https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/single-firm-conduct/predatory-or-below-cost-pricing https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2023/07/13/ftc-openai-chatgpt-sam-altman-lina-khan https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1678526061154295808 https://www.axios.com/2023/07/10/unsold-electric-cars-are-piling-up-on-dealer-lots https://mdevelopers.com/blog/technology-adoption-curve-everything-that-you-need-to-know https://www.investing.com/analysis/brics-countries-planning-new-goldbacked-currency-200639843 https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/blogs/economic-policy/how-brics-countries-have-overtaken-the-g7-in-gdp-based-on-ppps https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2023/05/24/more-than-30-countries-want-to-join-the-brics https://www.google.com/finance/quote/BTC-USD https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1679141703603703808 https://twitter.com/tobi/status/1679114154756669441 https://www.wsj.com/articles/sweden-races-to-secure-turkish-support-for-nato-bid-2452c14f https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1679229577732792320 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/jun/14/ukraine-will-not-be-offered-timeline-for-nato-membership-at-summit-in-july https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/07/11/zelensky-nato-ukraine-membership-timeline https://www.nytimes.com/2023/07/12/world/europe/uk-ukraine-ben-wallace.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/american-munitions-shortage-ukraine-joe-biden-pentagon-defense-military-congress-4e6d6576 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1678463164864667658 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12276665/President-claims-Zelensky-NEEDS-cluster-munitions-running-ammunition.html https://edition.cnn.com/2023/07/07/politics/joe-biden-cluster-munitions-ukraine/index.html https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russia-says-it-may-use-similar-weapons-if-us-supplies-cluster-bombs-ukraine-2023-07-11 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nato-countries-maps-list-membership-requirements https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jun/29/russia-condemns-nato-invitation-finland-sweden https://www.aging-us.com/article/204896/pdf
7/14/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 7 seconds
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E136 Hacking the pod, Threads launches, Fed minutes, immigration debate, balloon farce, heart health

(0:00) We hacked the pod! Jcal is on vaca (5:34) Meta launches Threads (17:15) Chat AI interest in decline? (28:36) Fed meeting minutes, economic data and outlook, and EU risk (56:07) Florida Senate Bill 1718, jobs, and immigration debate (1:21:48) Chinese balloon: political farce? (1:31:47) Gerstner Science Corner: preventative heart health Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
7/9/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 21 seconds
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E135: Wagner rebels, SCOTUS ends AA, AI M&A, startups gone bad, spacetime warps & more

(0:00) Bestie intros: Friedberg fills in as moderator! (2:45) Wagner Group rebellion (23:15) SCOTUS strikes down Affirmative Action (51:03) Databricks acquires MosaicML for $1.3B, Inflection raises $1.3B (1:09:35) IRL shuts down after faking 95% of users, Byju's seeks to raise emergency $1B as founder control in jeopardy (1:26:38) Science Corner: Understanding the NANOGrav findings Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://edition.cnn.com/2023/06/22/politics/ukraine-counteroffensive-western-assessment/index.html https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/putin-wagner-russia-treason-coup-b2363430.html https://www.statista.com/statistics/896181/putin-approval-rating-russia https://www.levada.ru/en/ratings https://twitter.com/MatreshkaRF/status/1673209794608365570 https://www.csis.org/blogs/post-soviet-post/la-vie-en-rose-why-kremlin-blacklisted-levada-center https://www.nytimes.com/2023/06/29/world/africa/central-african-republic-wagner-africa-syria.html https://www.cnbc.com/2023/06/29/supreme-court-rejects-affirmative-action-at-colleges-says-schools-cant-consider-race-in-admission.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Students_for_Fair_Admissions_v._Harvard https://twitter.com/greg_price11/status/1674426520100814848 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/study-harvard-finds-43-percent-white-students-are-legacy-athletes-n1060361 https://www.wsj.com/articles/databricks-strikes-1-3-billion-deal-for-generative-ai-startup-mosaicml-fdcefc06 https://www.snowflake.com/blog/snowflake-acquires-neeva-to-accelerate-search-in-the-data-cloud-through-generative-ai https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2023/06/29/inflection-ai-raises-1-billion-for-chatbot-pi https://www.theinformation.com/articles/social-app-irl-which-raised-200-million-shuts-down-after-ceo-misconduct-probe https://www.theinformation.com/articles/softbank-backed-messaging-app-irl-says-it-has-20-million-users-some-employees-have-doubts-about-that https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-06-27/byju-s-seeks-to-raise-1-billion-to-sidestep-shareholder-revolt https://techcrunch.com/2023/06/27/prosus-byjus-markdown https://twitter.com/shaig/status/1673836979903950851 https://www.ft.com/content/b8a4214f-7f64-4d3a-97c4-4731f2effb0d https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1674469606746992651 https://pauloffit.substack.com/p/my-conversation-with-robert-f-kennedy https://www.quantamagazine.org/an-enormous-gravity-hum-moves-through-the-universe-20230628 https://physics.aps.org/articles/v16/116  
7/1/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 58 seconds
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E134: Ukraine counteroffensive, China tensions, COVID Patient Zero, RFK Jr reaction & more

(0:00) Bestie intros!: Bad conference lunches, hair fluffers, and focus groups (12:36) Zuck vs. Elon cage match (15:50) Ukraine / Russia updates: underwhelming counteroffensive, reported peace deal rejection (33:25) Blinken's China visit, Biden's "dictator" gaffe, Taiwan's future (51:49) RFK Jr's Rogan appearance, big pharma's impact on media via ad spend, COVID origins (1:09:59) Secondary market for depressed startup shares heats up (1:16:36) Ford to receive $9.2B federal loan to build out three battery factories, industrial policy to on-shore US supply chain Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2023/06/biden-regime-quietly-drop-5-charges-against-sbf https://twitter.com/Dexerto/status/1671971832809791509 https://thefederalist.com/2023/06/20/heres-the-truth-about-ukraines-failing-counteroffensive-and-the-peace-that-could-have-been https://www.cnn.com/2023/06/22/politics/ukraine-counteroffensive-western-assessment/index.html https://twitter.com/aaronjmate/status/1670514363634176000 https://apnews.com/article/us-army-ukraine-russia-ammunition-war-75a9ca2e3be09578c65f1198ba5b72e5 https://apnews.com/article/ukraine-war-us-munitions-stockpiles-0d38850603f4264b7568d63d6e7e3d93 https://www.cnn.com/2023/02/17/politics/us-weapons-factories-ukraine-ammunition/index.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/04/08/ukraine-ammunition-shortage-shells-ration https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1671628570714845184 https://www.npr.org/2023/06/19/1183053024/profound-differences-remain-us-and-china-beijing-blinken https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/us-senior-officials-caught-guard-biden-calling-xi-dictator-rcna90398 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1671806525029986304 https://www.wsj.com/articles/beijing-plans-a-new-training-facility-in-cuba-raising-prospect-of-chinese-troops-on-americas-doorstep-e17fd5d1 https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/06/05/asia-pacific/politics-diplomacy-asia-pacific/taiwan-2024-presidential-election-candidates https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12210999/We-not-support-independence-Taiwan-Blinken-stresses-U-S-commitment-One-China-policy.html https://twitter.com/shellenberger/status/1671162870422454272 https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-funded-scientist-among-three-chinese-researchers-who-fell-ill-amid-early-covid-19-outbreak-3f919567 https://mediaengagement.org/research/ad-spending-on-primetime-news-coronavirus https://news.gallup.com/poll/165893/majority-believe-jfk-killed-conspiracy.aspx https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-06-22/startup-shares-selling-for-61-off-attract-venture-capital-hedge-funds https://pitchbook.com/news/articles/tiger-global-secondaries-direct-stakes-sales https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2023-ford-ev-battery-plant-funding-biden-green-technology
6/24/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 32 seconds
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E133: Market melt-up, IPO update, AI startups overheat, Reddit revolts & more with Brad Gerstner

(0:00) Bestie intros: Chamath flies public + Poker recap (8:12) FED pauses hikes momentarily, IPO window status, state of the market (25:10) Film, cold plunge, and sauna talk (33:25) AI's impact on tech and growth stocks surging, Google's position, AI's "$20T question" (50:27) Jay Trading beating the market, how Brad formulates and sizes public bets, how GPs should handle distributions, CalPERS mistakes (1:04:22) Reddit moderators in revolt and how this issue might reshape the future of social apps (1:15:11) Funding landscape for AI startups is overheating: Mistral's $100M+ Seed round, importance of constraints, and more (1:44:17) Science corner: Understanding the Bill Gates-funded mosquito project in Colombia Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.cnbc.com/2023/06/14/fed-rate-decision-june-2023.html https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/intel-talks-be-anchor-investor-arm-ipo-source-2023-06-13 https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/softbanks-arm-registers-blockbuster-us-ipo-sources-2023-04-29 https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news/nvidia-to-acquire-arm-for-40-billion-creating-worlds-premier-computing-company-for-the-age-of-ai https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-06-13/databricks-hits-1-billion-in-annual-sales-while-adding-data-warehouse-tool https://www.gamesindustry.biz/nvidias-acquisition-of-arm-cancelled-due-to-significant-regulatory-challenges https://bard.google.com https://coda.io/@presh-dineshkumar/jay-trading https://www.ft.com/content/86b49e10-3dd2-4427-b70b-993bad47b061 https://www.cnbc.com/2023/06/14/calpers-to-increase-venture-capital-investments-despite-tech-turmoil.html https://www.theverge.com/2023/6/12/23755974/reddit-subreddits-going-dark-private-protest-api-changes https://reddark.untone.uk https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/18/technology/reddit-ai-openai-google.html https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-20554441 https://digiday.com/media/twitters-third-party-app-problem https://www.wired.com/2015/07/reddit-ceo-ellen-pao-steps-down-huffman-replacement https://www.platformer.news/p/meta-is-building-a-decentralized https://www.ft.com/content/cf939ea4-d96c-4908-896a-48a74381f251 https://twitter.com/natfriedman/status/1668650915505803266 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1523379957/oculus-rift-step-into-the-game https://openai.com/blog/function-calling-and-other-api-updates https://twitter.com/RobertKennedyJr/status/1667616444996104196 https://www.womenshealthnetwork.com/hormonal-imbalance/sunscreen-ingredients-that-mess-with-your-hormones  
6/16/20231 hour, 58 minutes, 7 seconds
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E132: SEC goes after crypto giants, Sequoia splits, LIV/PGA, Messi's deal + LIVE Q&A!

(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:48) Why RFK Jr. is resonating (7:52) US crypto crackdown: action against Binance & Coinbase (26:08) Sequoia splits off its China and India/SE Asia businesses (41:55) PGA merges with LIV, Lionel Messi's revolutionary deal with the MLS, Apple, and Adidas (56:16) Ukraine update, Tucker on Twitter (1:02:20) LIVE Q&A from Angel Summit in Napa! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/RobertKennedyJr/status/1666193699187875851 https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2023-101 https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2023/06/06/sec-seeks-temporary-restraining-order-to-freeze-binanceus-assets https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-06-06/coinbase-sued-by-sec-for-breaking-us-securities-rules https://assets.bwbx.io/documents/users/iqjWHBFdfxIU/rHdu5Y2SB3Co/v0 https://www.cnbc.com/2023/06/07/binance-lawyers-say-sec-chair-gensler-offered-to-be-advisor-in-2019.html https://twitter.com/brian_armstrong/status/1666129111025324035https://docs.house.gov/billsthisweek/20230529/H2797_SUS_xml.pd https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2022-219 https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2023-101 https://nypost.com/2021/08/14/ambitious-sec-boss-gensler-cultivates-sen-elizabeth-warren https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2023/04/28/crypto-industry-is-absolutely-at-war-against-gensler-warren-blockchain-association-ceo-smith-says https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-regulators-choke-point-for-crypto-blockchain-occ-framework-backdoor-fdic-banks-warning-8b426152 https://www.piratewires.com/p/crypto-choke-point https://twitter.com/rezoshm/status/1644881392357060610 https://cointelegraph.com/news/congressman-tom-emmer-says-sec-chair-gary-gensler-is-a-bad-faith-regulator https://fortune.com/2021/09/24/1-trillion-dollar-coin-janet-yellen-us-debt https://www.wsj.com/articles/venture-capital-firm-sequoia-to-separate-china-business-as-political-tensions-rise-36e54f85 https://techcrunch.com/2022/06/13/sequoia-india-and-southeast-asia-raises-2-8-billion-funds https://www.theinformation.com/articles/arming-the-enemy-why-u-s-vcs-investing-in-china-ai-is-complicated https://twitter.com/rabois/status/1643655946579607565 https://twitter.com/TimMeadsUSA/status/1666093487899680768 https://www.theinformation.com/briefings/lionel-messis-potential-mls-deal-includes-revenue-from-apple-tv https://fortune.com/2023/06/08/lionel-messi-mls-apple-adidas https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1666160795703713792 https://twitter.com/TheChiefNerd/status/1666892516363231236
6/10/20231 hour, 42 minutes, 51 seconds
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E131: 2024 Fantasy President picks, debt ceiling agreement, Dollar dominance & more

(0:00) Bestie intros + Vegas recap! (4:01) Sacks donation strategy, Biden's uncomfortable truth, mental acuity concerns, fantasy picks for president! (30:43) Debt ceiling agreement, US debt situation, is USD dominance in trouble? (1:11:34) Book banning follow-up (1:19:10) Nvidia going for a vertically integrated monopoly in AI hardware (1:26:31) Biden's fall, populism in both parties   Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/21/us/politics/biden-public-appearances-media.html https://nypost.com/2023/04/26/biden-cheat-sheet-shows-he-had-advance-knowledge-of-journalists-question https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-05-31/jpmorgan-s-jamie-dimon-says-maybe-one-day-i-ll-serve-my-country https://twitter.com/billackman/status/1663959113703751720 https://apnews.com/article/debt-limit-biden-mccarthy-house-votes-9375cce9b7526b2d0a5728f8d4a18a0a https://apnews.com/article/debt-ceiling-deal-food-aid-student-loans-3c284b01d95f8e193bca8d873386400e https://www.onceinaspecies.com/p/643-april-2023-market-update-on-bitcoin https://cryptohayes.substack.com/p/exit-liquidity-3052309e6bfa https://www.imf.org/en/Blogs/Articles/2021/05/05/blog-us-dollar-share-of-global-foreign-exchange-reserves-drops-to-25-year-low https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-arabia-considers-accepting-yuan-instead-of-dollars-for-chinese-oil-sales-11647351541 https://www.barrons.com/news/china-brazil-strike-deal-to-ditch-dollar-for-trade-8ed4e799 https://www.cnbc.com/2023/03/15/does-chinas-role-in-saudi-iran-rapprochement-represent-a-new-order-.html https://www.barrons.com/articles/dollar-china-petro-yuan-saudi-b0b6e48f https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-30/brazil-takes-steps-to-transact-in-yuan-as-ties-with-china-grow https://www.reuters.com/article/brazil-economy-fx/yuan-tops-euro-as-brazils-second-currency-in-foreign-reserves-idUSL1N3632DU https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-04-24/brics-draws-membership-requests-from-19-nations-before-summit https://pen.org/index-of-school-book-bans-2022 https://www.newsweek.com/kill-mockingbird-other-books-banned-california-schools-over-racism-concerns-1547241 https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/james-bond-ian-fleming-books-rewritten-b2289747.html https://www.theguardian.com/books/2023/feb/20/roald-dahl-books-rewrites-criticism-language-altered https://twitter.com/mdcps/status/1661194749821218818 https://resources.nvidia.com/en-us-grace-cpu/nvidia-grace-hopper https://twitter.com/jacobkschneider/status/1664343681321541636 https://youtu.be/CwJaSa335mE
6/2/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 59 seconds
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E130: DeSantis's Twitter Spaces, debt ceiling, Nvidia rips, state of VC, startup failure & more

(0:00) Bestie intros! (3:03) Sacks goes behind the scenes on the DeSantis Twitter Spaces experience (28:18) Debt ceiling, government spending, and lack of accountability (40:44) Ways to force more government accountability, who really wins from higher taxes (57:46) Nvidia up 30% due to massive Q2 guidance, rebuilding and upgrading cloud infrastructure, understanding phases of value creation in technology (1:06:20) Adobe's new AI product, why they might have overpaid for Figma (1:11:43) State of Silicon Valley, VC, and startups; dealing with failure (1:33:36) Bestie wrap! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/MarioNawfal https://twitter.com/joebiden/status/1661496322980028423 https://www.wsj.com/articles/ron-desantis-presidential-campaign-twitter-announcement-ead63b25 https://www.politico.com/news/2023/05/25/iowa-voters-dont-think-desantis-twitter-failure-is-real-life-00098777 https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2023/05/ron-desantis-elon-musk-2024-announcement https://www.reuters.com/markets/us/fitch-puts-us-negative-credit-watch-2023-05-24/ https://www.reuters.com/markets/us/slimmed-down-us-debt-ceiling-deal-takes-shape-sources-2023-05-25 https://youtu.be/50MusF365U0 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-05-23/pentagon-can-t-account-for-thousands-of-f-35-parts-the-gao-says https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYFRGDA188S https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authorization_for_Use_of_Military_Force_of_2001 https://twitter.com/friedberg/status/1658163970979823616 https://www.270towin.com/1980_Election https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NVDA https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/news/nvidia-announces-financial-results-for-first-quarter-fiscal-2024 https://twitter.com/carlquintanilla/status/1661761614918426624 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huang%27s_law https://twitter.com/scottbelsky/status/1660992735040663553 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1661467059341914112 https://www.globenewswire.com/en/news-release/2023/05/15/2669326/0/en/Rumble-Acquires-Podcasting-and-Live-Streaming-Platform-CallIn.html https://www.google.com/finance/quote/RUM:NASDAQ
5/26/20231 hour, 37 minutes, 43 seconds
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E129: Sam Altman plays chess with regulators, AI's "nuclear" potential, big pharma bundling & more

(0:00) Bestie intros!: Reddit Performance Reviews (5:14) Quick AIS 2023 update (6:27) AI Senate hearing: Sam Altman playing chess with regulators, open-source viability (21:25) Regulatory capture angle, "preemptive regulation," how AI relates to nuclear, insider insights from the White House's AI summit (43:33) Elon hires new Twitter CEO (48:46) Lina Khan moves to block Amgen's $27.8B acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics (1:02:30) Apple's AR goggles are reportedly being unveiled at WWDC in early June, platform shift potential, how it deviates from Apple's prior launch strategies (1:07:45) Residential and commercial real estate headwinds (1:15:29) Unrest in SF and NYC after two recent tragic incidents ended in death (1:24:20) Soros political motivations for backing progressive DAs Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://techcrunch.com/2023/05/18/psst-gary-marcus-is-happy-to-help-regulate-ai-on-behalf-of-the-u-s-government/ https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1658913074106236931 https://www.mosaicml.com/blog/mpt-7b https://huggingface.co/spaces/HuggingFaceH4/open_llm_leaderboard https://artificialintelligenceact.eu https://futurism.com/the-byte/warren-buffett-ai-atom-bomb https://www.cnbc.com/2023/05/12/nbcuniversal-ad-chief-yaccarino-resigns-as-sources-say-shes-in-talks-to-be-twitter-ceo.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/ftc-poised-to-block-amgens-27-8-billion-deal-for-horizon-therapeutics-a9c1b499 https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/ftc_gov/pdf/2310037amgenhorizoncomplainttropi.pdf https://www.benefitspro.com/2023/05/12/pbms-the-brokers-who-control-drug-prices-finally-get-washingtons-attention https://sharegpt.com/c/O6OKM9D https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-mixed-reality-headset-9213ac1b https://twitter.com/PalmerLuckey/status/1657828947877560323 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1658955195450286081 https://www.foxnews.com/us/witness-jordan-neely-chokehold-death-calls-daniel-penny-hero https://www.reddit.com/r/nyc/comments/1njfls/try_to_stay_away_from_the_michael_jackson https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_New_York_City_Subway_shooting https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guardian_Angels https://www.messynessychic.com/2019/03/26/in-the-shadows-with-nycs-self-styled-guardian-angels https://www.eviemagazine.com/post/media-falsely-representing-jordan-neely-10-year-old-photos-crucial-information https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1655716240500080640 https://www.foxnews.com/politics/george-soros-son-visited-white-house-dozen-times-since-biden-took-office-records-show
5/19/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 5 seconds
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E128: Google enters AI wars, Druck’s warning, Trump crushes CNN & more

(0:00) All-In Summit 2023 announcement! (3:10) Google IO releases, updated Bard demo, fighting the innovator's dilemma (18:33) AI regulation updates (23:41) Druckenmiller's warning, macro overview (40:22) RFK Jr. feedback, pushback, conspiracy accusations (49:52) Trump dominates CNN "Town Hall," Trump vs. Biden potential (1:10:24) Jason reflects on his trip to the Middle East, and the besties wrap the show! Register for All-In Summit 2023: https://summit.allinpodcast.co Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://blog.google/technology/ai/google-palm-2-ai-large-language-model https://cloud.google.com/blog/products/application-modernization/introducing-duet-ai-for-google-cloud https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GOOGL:NASDAQ https://hedgefollow.com/funds/Duquesne+Family+Office https://twitter.com/joincolossus/status/1656258955780456448 https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/05/04/fact-sheet-biden-harris-administration-announces-new-actions-to-promote-responsible-ai-innovation-that-protects-americans-rights-and-safety https://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/03/opinion/ai-lina-khan-ftc-technology.html https://uscmarshallweb.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/assets/uploads/s1/files/keynote_speech_of_stan_druckenmiller_at_the_37th_usc_marshall_center_for_investment_studies_annual_meeting_may_1_2023_hdmqn6eb4m.pdf https://www.nytimes.com/live/2023/05/10/business/cpi-inflation-fed https://www.reuters.com/graphics/USA-BIDEN/POLL/nmopagnqapa https://www.cnn.com/2023/05/10/politics/comer-bank-records-biden-family-members-payments-foreign-entities/index.html https://twitter.com/JoshWalkos/status/1655748898357477379 https://nypost.com/2023/05/07/ex-cia-chief-michael-morell-misled-signers-of-hunter-biden-spy-letter-by-saying-hed-clear-it-with-agency https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrjL_TSOFrI https://twitter.com/PodiumDotPage/status/1656315157952200704
5/12/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 20 seconds
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E127: Presidential Candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in conversation with the Besties

(0:00) Bestie intros! (0:49) Jason and Sacks intro Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (3:46) Foreign policy: Ukraine / Russia (17:17) Foreign policy: Taiwan / China (18:57) Government spending: Fiscal responsibility, where to cut budget, debt ceiling (33:22) US Govt Intelligence Agencies: "Deep State," increasing accountability, "agency capture" (46:04) COVID: mishandling, more "agency capture," vaccine policy (55:10) Broader thoughts on vaccines in general (1:05:54) Energy policy: thoughts on nuclear (1:15:29) Culture wars: trans issues, CRT in schools, public vs charter schools (1:23:09) Media: declining trust, misaligned incentives, conflict of interest with large advertisers (1:30:07) Mainstream media coverage, ABC News debacle, evolving with new information, money in politics (1:40:37) The Besties do a post-interview debrief (1:57:30) Announcing All-In Summit 2023! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow Robert F. Kennedy Jr: https://twitter.com/RobertKennedyJr Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/5/20232 hours, 1 minute, 47 seconds
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E126: Big Tech blow-out, Powell’s recession warning, lab-grown meat, RFK Jr shakes up race & more

(0:00) Bestie intro! (1:10) Google's mixed bag, Big tech leaves the growth phase, macro picture (24:21) AI update: new projects, global enablement, early adoption (37:38) SF CRE continues to collapse, Gotham City update (47:52) Lab-grown meat: possibilities, potential impact, and major constraints (1:06:47) Quick earnings button and RFK Jr's presidential bid Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/GavinSBaker Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GOOG:NASDAQ https://www.cnbc.com/2023/04/25/google-authorizes-70-billion-buyback.html https://www.cnbc.com/2023/04/25/googles-cloud-business-turns-profitable-for-the-first-time-on-record.html https://www.cnbc.com/2023/04/20/alphabet-merges-ai-focused-groups-deepmind-and-google-research.html https://www.theinformation.com/articles/in-google-founders-shadow-ceo-pichai-discovered-the-limits-of-his-power https://abc.xyz/investor/static/pdf/2023Q1_alphabet_earnings_release.pdf?cache=0924cc https://thehill.com/business/3975838-fed-chief-duped-into-fake-interview-with-russians-posing-as-zelensky https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JTSJOL https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CIVPART https://www.lawnext.com/2023/04/harvey-ai-raises-21m-in-a-series-a-round-led-by-sequoia.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/pricewaterhousecoopers-to-pour-1-billion-into-generative-ai-cac2cedd https://twitter.com/friedberg/status/1651371655774584832 https://twitter.com/mckaywrigley/status/1651291367224807424 https://www.wsj.com/articles/san-francisco-commercial-real-estate-office-buildings-471742ea https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1650974906916671493 https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/ex-san-francisco-fire-commissioner-attacked-homeless-people-with-bear-spray-attorneys-say https://www.wsj.com/articles/inside-the-struggle-to-make-lab-grown-meat-12cf46ab https://www.cnbc.com/2023/04/27/amazon-amzn-q1-earnings-report-2023.html https://twitter.com/RobertKennedyJr/status/1649190840198209537  
4/28/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 11 seconds
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E125: SpaceX launch, Fox News settlement, "Zombie-corn" exodus to AI, late-stage implosion

(0:00) Antonio Gracias and Gavin Baker join to discuss SpaceX's Starship launch (28:58) Fox News settles with Dominion Voting Systems, will pay $787M (40:38) AI update: Reddit to start charging for training data, how the next startup bubble will materialize, navigating the AI "dust storm" (53:49) Why AI is challenging/exciting to invest in right now, late-stage implosion, pay-to-play rounds (1:21:26) Is crypto dead in America? Plus DeSantis vs Trump polling update and wrap Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/GavinSBaker/status/1649107858267439108 https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-65294084 https://twitter.com/thePrimalSpace/status/1649051677377560578 https://www.wsj.com/articles/spacex-starship-elon-musk-second-launch-attempt-bf932aaf https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1533408313894912001 https://www.reuters.com/technology/fcc-votes-approve-spacex-satellite-plan-official-2021-04-27 https://www.axios.com/2023/04/18/fox-news-settles-dominion-lawsuit https://investor.foxcorporation.com/static-files/3b2bdb74-8ebe-4173-9f0f-ac18831ff094 https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/03/finland-home-of-the-103000-speeding-ticket/387484 https://twitter.com/KanekoaTheGreat/status/1648462770936115202 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/18/technology/reddit-ai-openai-google.html https://www.cnbc.com/2023/04/20/alphabet-merges-ai-focused-groups-deepmind-and-google-research.html https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1647010187377774596 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dal%C3%ADland- https://www.nytimes.com/2023/04/20/business/buzzfeed-news-shut-down.html https://www.vox.com/technology/2023/4/18/23688627/meta-layoffs-mark-zuckerberg-facebook-instagram-whatsapp https://news.crunchbase.com/venture/series-c-funding-decline-q1-2023 https://www.theinformation.com/articles/tiger-global-managements-12-7-billion-venture-fund-records-20-loss https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_fool_theory https://www.wired.com/story/stack-overflow-will-charge-ai-giants-for-training-data https://www.coindesk.com/business/2023/04/18/coinbase-could-move-away-from-us-if-no-regulatory-clarity-ceo-brian-armstrong https://news.yahoo.com/poll-trumps-big-post-indictment-bounce-is-fading-fast-183753992.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/04/20/desantis-trump-new-hampshire-poll
4/21/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 12 seconds
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E124: AutoGPT's massive potential and risk, AI regulation, Bob Lee/SF update

(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:49) Understanding AutoGPTs (23:57) Generative AI's rapid impact on art, images, video, and eventually Hollywood (37:38) How to regulate AI? (1:12:35) Bob Lee update, recent SF chaos Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.allinmeetups.io/ep125 https://github.com/Torantulino/Auto-GPT https://arxiv.org/pdf/2304.03442.pdf https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1645848531280998400 https://bootcamp.uxdesign.cc/i-made-a-flappy-bird-clone-with-gpt4-and-midjourney-inunder-an-hour-and-you-can-do-it-too-7847bc509431 https://twitter.com/ammaar/status/1645934107304787968 https://runwayml.com/customers/how-director-and-editor-evan-halleck-uses-runway-for-films-music-videos-and-commercials https://research.runwayml.com/gen2 https://twitter.com/wonderdynamics/status/1633627396971827200 https://twitter.com/DavidShowalter_/status/1645150966511988742 https://twitter.com/aloezeus/status/1645141925157060608 https://the-decoder.com/chaosgpt-is-the-first-public-attempt-to-destroy-humanity-with-ai https://twitter.com/mckaywrigley/status/1646596881420783619 https://www.wsj.com/articles/bitcoin-blockchain-hacking-arrests-93a4cb29 https://www.kron4.com/news/bay-area/video-shows-ex-sf-fire-commissioner-assaulted-with-pipe-in-marina-district https://twitter.com/activeasian/status/1644547881519681537 https://www.cnn.com/2023/04/11/business/san-francisco-whole-foods-closure/index.html https://sfstandard.com/business/downtown-san-francisco-whole-foods-market-closing https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1645969773153636352 https://twitter.com/AaronPeskin/status/1645896541893439489 https://sfchamber.com/citybeat-2022-press-release https://sf.gov/news/mayor-london-breed-proposes-27-million-funding-address-police-staffing-shortages https://www.sfchronicle.com/sf/bayarea/heatherknight/article/sf-police-crime-16931399.php
4/14/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 7 seconds
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E123: Trump indictment, de-dollarization, should VCs back Chinese AI? RIP Bob Lee

(0:00) Bestie intros! (4:12) Trump indictment (16:52) De-dollarization: What's real and what's overblown? (39:35) Debt ceiling vote predictions (56:36) US investors indirectly backing Chinese AI startups: should it be allowed? Saudi Arabia discloses VC investments as institutional US LPs cycle out of venture (1:10:02) RIP Bob Lee, fixing San Francisco Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-indictment-34-felony-counts-charges-new-york-read https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2023/04/donald-trump-new-york-indictment-bragg-should-not-be-brought.html https://anncoulter.substack.com/p/youre-being-played-republicans https://theweek.com/donald-trump/1022331/former-manhattan-da-says-federal-prosecutors-asked-him-to-stand-down-on-trump https://www.barrons.com/news/china-brazil-strike-deal-to-ditch-dollar-for-trade-8ed4e799 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1638957986138959873 https://www.illinoispolicy.org/chicago-has-more-pension-debt-than-44-states https://www.yahoo.com/now/social-security-funds-could-run-120000267.html https://wsj.com/articles/the-coming-biden-bailout-of-blue-states-and-cities-rhode-island-california-pension-liability-underwater-rates-svb-5033c1e5 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYFRGDA188S https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYONGDA188S https://www.longtermtrends.net/us-debt-to-gdp https://pitchbook.com/news/articles/Sanabil-Saudi-Arabia-PIF-disclosures https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-31/adam-neumann-angles-to-take-new-startup-flow-to-saudi-arabia https://www.theinformation.com/articles/sequoia-and-other-u-s-backed-vcs-are-funding-chinas-answer-to-openai https://twitter.com/rabois/status/1643655946579607565 https://twitter.com/jarvis_best/status/1643667684247371776 https://twitter.com/FrancisSuarez/status/1642862135226126338 https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/elections/ct-chicago-mayor-election-winner-declared-20230405-plratgzcbrewbngbjcsxwmycgi-story.html
4/7/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 14 seconds
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E122: Is AI the next great computing platform? ChatGPT vs. Google, containing AGI & RESTRICT Act

(0:00) Bestie intros! (1:31) Joe Manchin calls out Biden on IRA flip-flop (7:40) Sacks writes GPT-4-powered blog post, OpenAI launches ChatGPT plugins (26:31) Will generative AI be more important than mobile and the internet itself? Making the case for both Google and OpenAI to win generative AI (50:19) Reaching and containing AGI, AI's impact on job destruction (1:16:35) RESTRICT Act's bait and switch Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-inflation-reduction-act-betrayal-joe-manchin-debt-ceiling-budget-fossil-fuels-green-energy-dc37738e https://sacks.substack.com/p/the-give-to-get-model-for-ai-startups https://sharegpt.com/c/jGKq34x https://openai.com/blog/chatgpt-plugins https://www.theinformation.com/articles/alphabets-google-and-deepmind-pause-grudges-join-forces-to-chase-openai https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Noogler_Hat.jpg https://futureoflife.org/open-letter/pause-giant-ai-experiments https://twitter.com/peakcooper/status/1639716822680236032 https://www.reddit.com/r/blender/comments/121lhfq/i_lost_everything_that_made_me_love_my_job https://reason.com/2023/03/29/could-the-restrict-act-criminalize-the-use-of-vpns
3/31/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 29 seconds
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E121: Macro update, Fed hike, CRE debt bubble, Balaji's Bitcoin bet, TikTok's endgame & more

(0:00) Bestie intro! (2:58) Fed hikes 25 bps (32:35) Balaji bets on Bitcoin $1M, predictions for hyperinflation, crypto crackdown in the US (54:27) Should the commercial real estate sector receive a similar treatment as regional banks? Math and solutions on 100% FDIC insurance (1:16:04) TikTok CEO grilled by US lawmakers: What is TikTok's endgame in the US? (1:25:46) Relativity Space shoutout and bestie wrap! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/fed-raises-rates-but-nods-to-greater-uncertainty-after-banking-stress-6ae9316f https://twitter.com/scottrechler/status/1638534824808923136 https://www.wsj.com/articles/commercial-property-debt-creates-more-bank-worries-b36184ba https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1636928718173003776 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WGS10YR https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4387676 https://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Pinterest-terminate-SF-office-lease-88-Bluxome-15525421.php https://twitter.com/boazweinstein/status/1638964105917890561 https://twitter.com/mr_derivatives/status/1638772846326583296 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1638957986138959873 https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1636797265317867520 https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1222921758375927808 https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3911036-how-to-escape-the-trap-of-the-clean-debt-ceiling-vote https://www.cnbc.com/2023/03/22/coinbase-warned-by-sec-of-potential-securities-charges.html https://www.piratewires.com/p/2023-banking-crisis https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1448455115271143424 https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/executive-order-6102-requiring-gold-coin-gold-bullion-and-gold-certificates-be-delivered https://twitter.com/markgags/status/802597908033966081 https://twitter.com/relativityspace/status/1638753739128315906
3/24/20231 hour, 34 minutes, 29 seconds
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E120: Banking crisis and the great VC reset

(0:00) Bestie intro! (1:35) Recapping the events of the past week (5:39) Understanding the banking crisis (32:55) Solving the global debt problem, righting the ship (54:20) VC market update: Founders Fund splits its eighth fund in two, Sequoia's reported returns, YC cuts its growth-stage team (1:08:36) Science corner: Superconductors (1:24:56) DeSantis update, Ukraine spending run rate, bestie wrap! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://seekingalpha.com/article/4565388-svb-financial-blow-up-risk https://www.wsj.com/articles/easy-loans-great-service-why-silicon-valley-loved-silicon-valley-bank-6b3f203e https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-silicon-valley-bank-bailout-chorus-yellen-treasury-fed-fdic-deposit-limit-dodd-frank-run-cc80761e https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-16/credit-suisse-got-its-lifeline-now-it-needs-to-win-back-clients https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-15/credit-suisse-top-shareholder-rules-out-more-assistance-to-bank-lf9gfhbr https://www.nytimes.com/live/2023/03/16/world/france-pension-vote#france-pension-vote https://www.politico.eu/article/police-fire-dutch-farmer-protest-nitrogen-emission-cut https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-64968795 https://www.treasurydirect.gov https://www.axios.com/2023/03/03/founders-fund-slashes-vc-peter-thiel https://www.axios.com/2023/03/15/stripe-50-billion https://www.businessinsider.com/sequoia-capital-venture-capital-returns-university-of-california-2023-3 https://www.wsj.com/articles/tiger-global-writes-down-venture-funds-bets-by-33-in-2022-3f9f6ade https://techcrunch.com/2023/03/13/y-combinator-cuts-nearly-20-of-staff-scales-back-growth-stage-investments https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1633570102326202368 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05742-0 https://youtu.be/4lE8QWtrEvQ https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2023/03/desantis-ukraine-pro-russia-position-gop-presidential-nomination/673392
3/17/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 5 seconds
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E119: Silicon Valley Bank implodes: startup extinction event, contagion risk, culpability, and more

(0:00) Bestie intro! (1:57) Overview of the SVB collapse and bank run (17:53) Who or what is to blame? Debating venture debt (37:11) Contagion risk, second- and third-order effects, government backstops (1:00:36) What does this mean for the VC industry? Silicon Valley panic cycle, advice for founders Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.fdic.gov/news/press-releases/2023/pr23016.html https://s201.q4cdn.com/589201576/files/doc_downloads/2023/03/r/Q1-2023-Investor-Letter.FINAL-030823.pdf https://s201.q4cdn.com/589201576/files/doc_downloads/2023/03/Q1-2023-Mid-Quarter-Update-vFINAL3-030823.pdf https://twitter.com/garrytan/status/1634260576431136768 https://seekingalpha.com/article/4565388-svb-financial-blow-up-risk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ymo6Yzjv_KY https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-03-10/treasury-closely-watching-siliconvalley-bank-share-plunge https://www.cbsnews.com/news/janet-yellen-ukraine-treasury-secretary-kyiv-visit-volodymyr-zelenskyy https://twitter.com/Rippling/status/1634201986894577665 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troubled_Asset_Relief_Program https://www.wsj.com/articles/bond-losses-push-silicon-valley-bank-parent-to-raise-capital-125e89d4 https://dfpi.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/337/2023/03/DFPI-Orders-Silicon-Valley-Bank-03102023.pdf?emrc=bedc09 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/IAT:NYSEARCA
3/11/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 27 seconds
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E118: AI FOMO frenzy, macro update, Fox vs Dominion, US vs China & more with Brad Gerstner

(0:00) Bestie intros! (6:47) The VC FOMO frenzy in AI (25:22) Current LP mindset, VCs leaving boards, startup cram downs and mark downs (37:23) Macro update: inflation not done, weaker earnings, interest rates (52:01) Marc Benioff channels his inner Elon Musk, the stock-based compensation boom (1:11:59) Fox News facing defamation lawsuit over false election fraud claims, TikTok ban heats up, competition with China (1:34:33) Ukraine update: China's peace proposal, US strategy (1:46:34) Harvard legacy admissions, Draymond Green on Black History Month (1:50:01) Stripe chart errata, bestie wrap! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-i-stood-up-to-disney-florida-woke-corporatism-seaworld-universal-esg-parents-choice-education-defa2506 https://www.thedailybeast.com/bill-maher-shares-definition-of-woke-during-jake-tapper-cnn-interview https://www.economist.com/business/2023/02/28/investors-are-going-nuts-for-chatgpt-ish-artificial-intelligence https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/doug-leone-lessons-from-a-titan/id1154105909?i=1000602027979 https://openai.com/blog/introducing-chatgpt-and-whisper-apis https://twitter.com/heykahn/status/1628453782177865728 https://www.ft.com/content/21420ce2-92a1-43a0-a153-04ac7c872466 https://www.wsj.com/articles/instacart-sees-revenue-profit-boost-ahead-of-public-listing-1d7891d https://cdn.statcdn.com/Infographic/images/normal/21023.jpeg https://www.barrons.com/articles/home-prices-dropping-redfin-fac43ede https://www.google.com/finance/quote/CRM:NYSE https://s23.q4cdn.com/574569502/files/doc_financials/2023/q4/CRM-Q4-FY23-Earnings-Press-Release-w-financials.pdf https://seekingalpha.com/article/4583622-salesforce-inc-crm-q4-2023-earnings-call-transcript https://twitter.com/altcap/status/1631361678582611970 https://www.investopedia.com/articles/06/fas123r.asp https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-deposition-rupert-murdoch-says-fox-news-hosts-endorsed-false-2020-election-claims-c9348fc0 https://www.reuters.com/technology/tiktok-develop-parental-control-tool-block-certain-videos-2023-03-01 https://www.reuters.com/technology/white-house-gives-agencies-30-days-impose-federal-device-tiktok-ban-2023-02-27 https://www.wsj.com/articles/house-committee-lays-out-case-for-china-threat-ad62c611 https://www.euronews.com/2023/02/27/chinas-peace-plan-russia-says-no-conditions-for-peaceful-solution-or-ukraine-for-now https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-war-depleting-u-s-ammunition-stockpiles-sparking-pentagon-concern-11661792188 https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/1496886759665586177 https://twitter.com/deloreshandy/status/1629516350602264582 https://www.nber.org/system/files/working_papers/w26316/w26316.pdf https://www.tmz.com/2023/03/01/draymond-green-calls-end-black-history-month-celebrate-all-year https://www.bloomberg.com/news/newsletters/2023-03-02/how-former-fugee-pras-michel-got-involved-in-1mdb-scandal-big-take https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2023/03/06/how-the-biggest-fraud-in-german-history-unravelled
3/3/20231 hour, 56 minutes, 25 seconds
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E117: Did Stripe miss its window? Plus: VC market update, AI comes for SaaS, Trump's savvy move

(0:00) Bestie intro: Jason's Japan trip! (1:04) Stripe's precarious situation: Did it miss its window? Breaking down its $4B tax bill, slowing growth curve, enterprise vs SMB customers, scalability issues, and more (23:07) Lessons for founders: How ZIRP can skew CAC and LTV calculations, burn multiple (29:40) VC market update: ZIRP mistakes, VC as a "must-have" asset class for LPs, how the 2021 vintage can be saved (39:05) AI's outsized impact on SaaS and real-world businesses (55:16) Advice from Steve Jobs on customer-first product development, Section 230 update (1:00:29) Trump's savvy visit to East Palestine and 2024 strategy, Biden's visit to Ukraine, China's position (1:14:24) Tinfoil hat corner (1:23:25) Bestie wrap up! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.theinformation.com/articles/inside-stripes-55-billion-pitch-to-investors https://www.theinformation.com/articles/the-private-tech-company-that-let-employee-stock-grants-evaporate https://techcrunch.com/2013/09/11/zuckerberg-says-he-was-too-afraid-of-taking-facebook-public https://sacks.substack.com/p/enterprises-vs-smbs-whos-the-better-customer-for-b2b-saas-startups-9a0d4efe69e9 https://sacks.substack.com/p/the-burn-multiple-51a7e43cb200 https://twitter.com/tylertringas/status/1627449217294958592 https://chamathreads.substack.com/p/higher-rates-will-lead-to-the-next https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1628851245644644352 https://signalvnoise.com/posts/3497-you-know-one-of-the-things-that-really-hurt https://www.scotusblog.com/2023/02/not-like-the-nine-greatest-experts-on-the-internet-justices-seem-leery-of-broad-ruling-on-section-230 https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2023/02/20/on-the-record-press-call-by-senior-administration-officials-on-president-bidens-trip-to-ukraine https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2023/02/20/secrecy-security-biden-trip-to-kyiv https://www.yahoo.com/news/joe-biden-makes-surprise-visit-095627966.html https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1626984889449959430 https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/02/23/world/russia-ukraine-geopolitics.html https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-26079957 https://openai.com/blog/how-should-ai-systems-behave
2/24/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 32 seconds
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E116: Toxic out-of-control trains, regulators, and AI

(0:00) Bestie intros, poker recap, charity shoutouts! (8:34) Toxic Ohio train derailment (25:30) Lina Khan's flawed strategy and rough past few weeks as FTC Chair; rewriting Section 230 (57:27) AI chatbot bias and problems: Bing Chat's strange answers, jailbreaking ChatGPT, and more DONATE: https://www.humanesociety.org/news/going-big-beagles https://www.beastphilanthropy.org/donate Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://techcrunch.com/2023/02/10/mrbeasts-blindness-video-puts-systemic-ableism-on-display https://doomberg.substack.com/p/railroaded https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2023/02/14/norfolk-southerns-ohio-train-derailment-emblematic-rail-trends/11248956002 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2023-02-15/zantac-cancer-risk-data-was-kept-quiet-by-manufacturer-glaxo-for-40-years https://www.foxnews.com/video/6320573959112 https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-im-resigning-from-the-ftc-commissioner-ftc-lina-khan-regulation-rule-violation-antitrust-339f115d https://fedsoc.org/commentary/fedsoc-blog/gonzalez-google-and-section-230-all-on-the-same-side https://www.investopedia.com/section-230-definition-5207317 https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2023/02/14/norfolk-southerns-ohio-train-derailment-emblematic-rail-trends/11248956002 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1626097497109311495 https://chat.openai.com/chat https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1626091654120894464 https://politiquerepublic.substack.com/p/chatgpt-is-democrat-propoganda https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35902104 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/16/technology/bing-chatbot-microsoft-chatgpt.html https://unusualwhales.com/news/openais-chatgpt-has-reportedly-predicted-that-the-stock-market-will-crash-on-march-15-2023 https://www.history.com/news/josef-stalin-great-purge-photo-retouching https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/business-news/ec-funds-france-build-google-106934 https://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/21/technology/21iht-quaero24.html
2/17/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 12 seconds
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E115: The AI Search Wars: Google vs. Microsoft, Nordstream report, State of the Union

0:00 Bestie intro! 1:49 Report about US involvement in the destruction of Nordstream pipelines, breaking away from the military-industrial complex 28:26 Bestie refresh! 33:13 The AI Search Wars: Microsoft presses hard, Google's rough week 45:06 Sundar's next move: How should Google counterpunch? Google's troubled business model, will we see successful lawsuits over training data? 1:12:41 Will generative AI commodify enterprise SaaS? If so, what happens to VC returns? 1:31:14 Disappointing State of the Union, precarious situation between debt, taxes, and entitlements Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1623540190060101632 https://seymourhersh.substack.com/p/how-america-took-out-the-nord-stream https://www.foxnews.com/politics/state-dept-vows-nord-stream-2-hunk-metal-bottom-ocean-russia-invades-ukraine https://www.state.gov/secretary-antony-j-blinken-and-canadian-foreign-minister-melanie-joly-at-a-joint-press-availability https://twitter.com/EmiliaKaminska/status/1574817556950663169 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-30/biden-says-nord-stream-leak-was-deliberate-act-of-sabotage https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-27/nord-stream-probing-pressure-drop-at-second-russian-gas-link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyBNmecVtdU https://www.theverge.com/23589994/microsoft-ceo-satya-nadella-bing-chatgpt-google-search-ai https://www.reuters.com/technology/google-ai-chatbot-bard-offers-inaccurate-information-company-ad-2023-02-08 https://twitter.com/Google/status/1622710355775393793 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QinFy0RFDr8&t=450s https://neeva.com https://support.google.com/legal/answer/4558992?hl=en#:~:text=Courts%20typically%20focus%20on%20whether,merely%20copies%20from%20the%20original.&text=Using%20material%20from%20primarily%20factual,than%20using%20purely%20fictional%20works. https://twitter.com/arnaudai/status/1623359864100601861 https://github.com/features/copilot https://www.theverge.com/2023/2/6/23587393/ai-art-copyright-lawsuit-getty-images-stable-diffusion https://www.theverge.com/2022/11/8/23446821/microsoft-openai-github-copilot-class-action-lawsuit-aicopyright-violation-training-data https://twitter.com/LynAldenContact/status/1620447620987785216 https://i.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/019/304/old.jpg https://twitter.com/pretentiouswhat/status/1622832701131874306  
2/11/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 45 seconds
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E114: Markets update: whipsaw macro picture, big tech, startup mass extinction event, VC reckoning

(0:00) Bestie intro! (1:15) Macro picture update: 0.25% raise, jobs rip up, wage growth continues to slow (17:52) Interest rates impact on mega-cap company creation (33:58) Mass extinction event coming to startups, reckoning for VCs, venture debt issues (1:02:33) Adani's potential fraud, role of short sellers Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2023/02/03/january-jobs-labor-market https://www.wsj.com/articles/fed-approves-quarter-point-rate-hike-signals-more-increaseslikely-11675278190 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CIVPART https://www.ustreasuryyieldcurve.com https://www.amazon.com/Intelligent-Investor-Definitive-Investing-Essentials/dp/0060555661 https://chamathreads.substack.com/p/higher-rates-will-lead-to-the-next https://www.google.com/finance/quote/META:NASDAQ https://medium.com/@alt.cap/time-to-get-fit-an-open-letter-from-altimeter-to-mark-zuckerberg-and-the-meta-board-of-392d94e80a18 https://www.freightwaves.com/news/fedex-to-cut-global-officer-director-workforce-by-at-least-10 https://www.theverge.com/2023/1/27/23574322/zuckerberg-puts-metas-middle-managers-on-notice https://twitter.com/tomloverro/status/1620466827519496194 https://twitter.com/msuster/status/1620653106387386368 https://twitter.com/gradypb/status/1620937502248034304 https://www.axios.com/2023/02/01/david-cahn-leaves-coatue-for-sequoia-capital https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ADANIENT:NSE?window=1Y https://hindenburgresearch.com/adani https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-01-30/most-adani-stocks-drop-as-rebuttal-draws-hindenburg-response https://www.sec.gov/rules/proposed/2022/34-94313.pdf https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2023/03/wall-street-muddy-waters-activist-short-sellers-tesla-gamestop/672774
2/4/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 33 seconds
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E113: DOJ tries to break up Google, vaccine questions, Ukraine escalation & more

(0:00) David Sacks does bestie intros! (2:49) DOJ sues Google over ads business (23:09) EU probes Microsoft over Slack complaint based on "bundling" Teams (40:27) Pfizer CEO grilled at Davos, studies questioning vaccine effectiveness (1:12:14) Ukraine escalation: US to send tanks and warms to Crimea invasion, reconstruction costs, and more (1:22:39) Science Corner: Will we soon be able to reverse aging? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://thebulletin.org/2023/01/press-release-doomsday-clock-set-at-90-seconds-to-midnight https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/24/us/doomsday-clock-midnight.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-sues-google-for-alleged-antitrust-violations-in-its-ad-tech-business-11674582792 https://blog.google/outreach-initiatives/public-policy/doj-ad-tech-lawsuit-response https://noahpinion.substack.com/p/would-breaking-up-google-really-do https://thehustle.co/12232022-ad-spend https://www.adweek.com/programmatic/advertisers-sweet-tooth-fades-with-many-unfazed-by-googles-latest-cookie-removal-delay https://www.politico.eu/article/microsoft-european-union-antitrust-video-calls-software-giant https://twitter.com/rebelnewsonline/status/1615770518606561282 https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.122.061025 https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-31401-5 https://www.seacoastonline.com/story/opinion/columns/2022/01/29/kerr-covid-vaccines-anti-vaxxers-should-reject-hospital-beds-too/9246198002/ https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2021/12/05/marcus-lamb-death-covid-19-vaccines-rs-vpx.cnn https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9451592 https://twitter.com/jason/status/1478587551271161857 https://twitter.com/EricTopol/status/1618381912413962240 https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/25/ukraine-war-news-us-will-send-abrams-tanks.html https://www.businessinsider.com/ukraine-now-getting-western-tanks-looking-at-fighter-jets-next-2023-1 https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/18/us/politics/ukraine-crimea-military.html https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-11661589/PETER-HITCHENS-Sending-Ukraine-tanks-turn-Europe-one-big-radioactive-graveyard.html https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1618321900324950018 https://intellinews.com/ukraine-spiralling-towards-default-according-to-fitch-267768 https://www.wsj.com/articles/roman-abramovich-ukraine-russia-peace-sanctions-11674572583 https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(22)01570-7#%20
1/27/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 30 seconds
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E112: Is Davos a grift? Plus: globalist mishaps, debt ceilings, TikTok's endgame & more

(0:00) Bestie intro, who gets credit for the podcast? (6:27) Top candidates for the Republican nominee in 2024: DeSantis, Youngkin, Haley; major 2024 issues, balancing the budget (19:13) WEF in Davos: is it a grift? Somber mood, globalist mishaps, evaluating the US free trade policy (39:51) Rebuilding infrastructure while avoiding the debt ceiling, immigration reform (1:00:42) TikTok's endgame in the US: banned, spun out, or something else? (1:17:22) Pharma meets AI, best AI business models Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/RitchieTorres/status/1616124738752987152 https://twitter.com/TalbertSwan/status/1616101666582892547 https://www.wsj.com/articles/at-davos-mood-is-somber-as-many-ceos-question-economys-future-11673952415 https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/01/17/davos-globalization-wef-economic-seige https://twitter.com/ShellenbergerMD/status/1614782758328598528 https://www.facebook.com/worldeconomicforum/videos/8-predictions-for-the-world-in-2030/10153920524981479 https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/02/how-insects-positively-impact-climate-change https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/dark-side-davos-revealed-global-elite-bookings-sex-workers-soar https://archive.wphna.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/04-03_The_National_Interest._Samuel_Huntington_Davos_Man.pdf https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/15/business/auburn-tiktok-ban-students.html https://www.theinformation.com/articles/vc-s-8-billion-bytedance-headache?rc=g3wfdp https://www.wsj.com/articles/tiktok-tries-to-win-allies-in-the-u-s-with-more-transparency-11673836560 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/22/technology/byte-dance-tik-tok-internal-investigation.html https://www.ft.com/content/6670acad-8a5b-4c4a-b6a8-48dc307b6d4d https://www.hellopearl.com https://roboflow.com https://www.reuters.com/business/retail-consumer/brazils-americanas-shares-plunge-pre-market-accounting-inconsistencies-2023-01-12 https://www.wsj.com/articles/alec-baldwin-shooting-charges-involuntary-manslaughter-rust-movie-11674081157
1/20/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 39 seconds
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E111: Microsoft to invest $10B in OpenAI, generative AI hype, America's over-classification problem

(0:00) Bestie intro! (0:43) Reacting to Slate's article on All-In (11:18) SF business owner caught spraying homeless person on camera (29:22) Microsoft to invest $10B into OpenAI with unique terms, generative AI VC hype cycle (1:09:57) Biden's documents, America's over-classification problem (1:27:16) Best cabinet positions/ambassadorships   Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg   Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast   Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg   Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect   Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/mattyglesias/status/1613135006272045056 https://www.epsilontheory.com/gell-mann-amnesia https://slate.com/technology/2023/01/all-in-podcast-elon-musk-david-sacks-jason-calacanis-chamath-palihapitiya-david-friedberg.html https://newrepublic.com/article/168125/david-sacks-elon-musk-peter-thiel https://twitter.com/BettyKPIX/status/1613080547022229504 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-01-12/bankers-bet-millions-on-sovereign-debt-deals-tied-to-green-goals https://fortune.com/2023/01/11/structure-openai-investment-microsoft https://www.ft.com/content/6670acad-8a5b-4c4a-b6a8-48dc307b6d4d https://openai.com/blog/introducing-openai https://ai.facebook.com/tools/pytorch https://fairuse.stanford.edu/overview/fair-use/four-factors https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/USAPEFANA  
1/13/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 59 seconds
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E110: 2023 Bestie Predictions!

(0:00) Bestie New Year catch-up! (2:44) Prediction 1: 2023's biggest political winner (17:25) Prediction 2: 2023's biggest political loser (21:57) Prediction 3: 2023's biggest business winner (30:34) Prediction 4: 2023's biggest business loser (42:03) Prediction 5: 2023's biggest business deal (52:41) Prediction 6: 2023's most contrarian belief (1:03:03) Prediction 7: 2023's best-performing asset (1:07:50) Prediction 8: 2023's worst-performing asset (1:14:46) Prediction 9: 2023's most anticipated trend (1:21:40) Prediction 10: 2023's most anticipated media (1:27:07) Breaking news: OpenAI reportedly in talks to sell existing shares at a ~$29B valuation Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/citadel-posts-record-revenues-for-hedge-fund-securities-operations-11672942665 https://www.reuters.com/world/saudi-arabia-gathers-chinas-xi-with-arab-leaders-new-era-ties-2022-12-09/ https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/03/business/europe-natural-gas-prices.html https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/04/technology/salesforce-layoffs.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-to-lay-off-over-17-000-workers-more-than-first-planned-11672874304 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1598076726671642624 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/30/world/asia/xi-putin-china-russia.html https://twitter.com/JenniferJJacobs/status/1611052287954149377 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-01-03/blackstone-s-breit-gets-4-billion-from-university-of-california https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/gop-rebels-block-kevin-mccarthy-defiance-trump-rcna64280 https://www.wsj.com/articles/chatgpt-creator-openai-is-in-talks-for-tender-offer-that-would-value-it-at-29-billion-11672949279
1/6/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 7 seconds
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E109: 2022 Bestie Awards Live from Twitter HQ

(0:00) Bestie catch up! (3:05) Kicking off the 2022 Bestie Awards (4:12) Biggest winner in politics (9:11) Biggest loser in politics (16:37) Biggest political surprise (23:35) Biggest winner in business (29:48) Biggest loser in business (42:21) Biggest business surprise (51:16) Best science breakthrough (57:36) Biggest flash in the pan (1:42:24) Best CEO (1:47:38) Best investor (1:51:21) Worst investor (1:52:22) Best turnaround (1:55:58) Worst human being (1:59:57) Most loathsome company (2:01:32) Best new tech (2:02:34) Best trend (2:05:09) Worst trend (2:07:50) Best new media (2:10:26) The Rudy Giuliani Award for Self-Immolation! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://civil.ge/archives/469054 https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a39946577/us-to-replace-javelin-stinger-missile-stockpiles-sent-to-ukraine https://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/capm.asp https://www.wsj.com/articles/bob-iger-bob-chapek-disney-coup-11671236928 https://twitter.com/TwitterBusiness/status/1605651865818914816 https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-12-13/crispr-gene-editing-breakthrough-brings-cancer-cures-closer https://twitter.com/ShellenbergerMD/status/1604871630613753856 https://www.amazon.com/San-Fransicko-Progressives-Ruin-Cities/dp/B08V3DV718 https://twitter.com/ShellenbergerMD/status/1491418120086454278 https://twitter.com/seanhannity https://youtu.be/HBiV1h7Dm5E https://www.amazon.com/Vital-Question-Evolution-Origins-Complex/dp/0393088812 https://www.amazon.com/Life-Ascending-Great-Inventions-Evolution/dp/0393065960 https://www.amazon.com/Putting-Rabbit-Hat-Brian-Cox/dp/1538707292 https://www.amazon.com/Audible-Cinema-Speculation/dp/B09V3FTWKY
12/24/20222 hours, 17 minutes, 15 seconds
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E108: Doxing debate, Nuclear fusion breakthrough, state of the markets & more

(0:00) Jason's new gig! (1:05) Twitter's new privacy rules, notable suspension, doxing dynamics (20:48) Nuclear fusion breakthrough and geopolitical ramifications (42:58) Jason and Sacks's big night (51:11) State of the markets: Coupa acquired by Thoma Bravo, startups at all stages seeing heavy valuation reductions, what LPs are thinking (1:22:08) TV catch up, worst person in tech bracket Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/41483/checkoutcom-chalks-70-off-valuation https://twitter.com/Cernovich/status/1602457619431493634 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1603190155107794944 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Ignition_Facility https://www.ft.com/content/4b6f0fab-66ef-4e33-adec-cfc345589dc7 https://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsfusion-industry-survey-shows-significant-increase-in-private-investment-9860867 https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/thoma-bravo-buy-coupa-software-615-billion-2022-12-12 https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/41483/checkoutcom-chalks-70-off-valuation
12/16/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 24 seconds
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E107: The Twitter Files Parts 1-2: shadow banning, story suppression, interference & more

(0:00) Bestie gut health! (2:17) Twitter Files Part 2: shadow banning and blacklisting entire accounts and topics; how content moderation was handled at other tech giants (33:09) Twitter Files Part 1: Suppressing the New York Post's Hunter Biden laptop story (47:30) China effectively ends Zero-Covid policies, Iran, China, and Japan demographics (58:27) Kevin O'Leary defends FTX on CNBC, was paid $15M as a spokesperson; Sinema flips to Independent Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-times-staffers-to-stage-first-strike-in-over-40-years-thursday-11670471199 https://twitter.com/mtaibbi/status/1598822959866683394 https://twitter.com/bariweiss/status/1601007575633305600 https://twitter.com/c4chaos/status/1601048264262180864 https://twitter.com/bariweiss/status/1601020845224128512 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1601052241145696256 https://twitter.com/bariweiss/status/1601023504916172800 https://twitter.com/NewsPolitics/status/1601028254831620096 https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/04/jack-dorsey-to-congress-full-written-testimony-on-political-bias.html https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1601031111244599296 https://twitter.com/JamesTodaroMD/status/1601042622516035584 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1601042125130371072 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1601044058276655104 https://twitter.com/mtaibbi/status/1598831435288563712 https://twitter.com/mtaibbi/status/1600243405841666048 https://nypost.com/2022/12/03/twitter-files-reveal-james-baker-in-hunter-biden-laptop-scandal https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hunter-biden-laptop-data-analysis https://www.politico.com/news/2020/10/19/hunter-biden-story-russian-disinfo-430276 https://www.cnn.com/2022/12/08/china/china-zero-covid-relaxation-reaction-intl-hnk/index.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Iran#/media/File:Iran_single_age_population_pyramid_2020.png https://www.indexmundi.com/graphs/population-pyramids/japan-population-pyramid-2020.jpg https://www.wsj.com/articles/letter-from-top-apple-supplier-foxconn-prodded-china-to-ease-zero-covid-rules-11670504366 https://www.wsj.com/articles/sen-kyrsten-sinema-leaves-democratic-party-11670587227
12/10/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 50 seconds
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E106: SBF's media strategy, FTX culpability, ChatGPT, SaaS slowdown & more

(0:00) Bestie hangover! (1:05) Analyzing SBF's media tour: his angle, media coverage, and more (21:09) FTX culpability: media, investors, regulators (53:41) Challenging media coverage of other countries, China's current situation, Xi Jinping's standing (1:10:04) What OpenAI's new ChatGPT tool means for the future (1:26:30) David Sacks on the slowdown in SaaS, use case endgame for generative AI Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMZckrBPw38 https://www.coindesk.com/layer2/2022/11/30/ftxs-collapse-was-a-crime-not-an-accident https://www.wsj.com/articles/sequoia-capital-apologizes-to-limited-partners-for-ftx-investment-11669144914 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/27/opinion/ftx-sam-bankman-fried-fullenkamp.html https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/14/technology/ftx-sam-bankman-fried-crypto-bankruptcy.html https://twitter.com/lizrhoffman/status/1595193884438568960 https://taibbi.substack.com/p/be-it-resolved-dont-trust-mainstream https://www.newcomer.co/p/taking-kid-gloves-to-all-in-my-reflections https://chat.openai.com/chat https://twitter.com/jdjkelly/status/1598021488795586561 https://twitter.com/pmarca/status/1598413401705021440 https://twitter.com/jdjkelly/status/1598021488795586561 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1598076726671642624 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1598363968547876864
12/3/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 59 seconds
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E105: Tech culture wars: Elon vs. SBF, Sabotaging Republicans with Trump

0:00 Bestie intros! 2:19 Trump announces 2024 presidential bid 26:07 Each bestie names their most important policy issue for 2024 59:03 Big tech belt-tightening, activist investor calls out Google, professional-managerial class culture 1:17:23 SBF's leaked DMs, Elon's culture shift 1:38:22 Sacks's big chess victory, Friedberg's public company analysis, and more Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/1592951330955759616 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1592970866312482816 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1593041589685063683 https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/11/14/trump-motive-mar-a-lago-documents https://twitter.com/IAPolls2022/status/1592271468045684736 https://deadline.com/2022/11/donald-trump-2024-new-york-post-ivanka-trump-1235173748 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GFDEGDQ188S https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GFDGDPA188S https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_public_debt https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYFRGDA188S https://www.theverge.com/2022/11/17/23465169/amazon-layoffs-continuing-2023-ceo-andy-jassy https://www.tcifund.com/files/corporateengageement/alphabet/15th%20November%202022.pdf https://twitter.com/antoniogm/status/1593606745955348481 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1590110462347444224 https://twitter.com/g_shullenberger/status/1590069877288886274 https://compactmag.com/article/the-email-caste-s-last-stand https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/23462333/sam-bankman-fried-ftx-cryptocurrency-effective-altruism-crypto-bahamas-philanthropy https://twitter.com/bgurley/status/1593448516394881024 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1593653573329436672 https://cointelegraph.com/news/sbf-received-1-billion-in-personal-loans-from-alameda-ftx-bankrupty-filing https://s.wsj.net/public/resources/documents/FTXFILING.pdf https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1593141361582444544
11/19/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 51 seconds
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E104: FTX collapse with Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong + election results, macro update & more

(0:00) New bestie game show! (6:20) Election recap: Red wave falls flat, Republican party flips from Trump to DeSantis, a rebuke of extremism (20:47) Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong joins to break down the FTX collapse, further contagion risk, regulation, and more! (43:32) Red flags exhibited by Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX, lack of governance/diligence (1:06:00) Macroeconomic picture, lower than expected CPI print catalyzes market tear, advice for founders Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/10/us/politics/biden-ukraine-russia-diplomacy.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/ftx-files-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy-11668176869 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-11-11/summers-says-ftx-meltdown-has-whiffs-of-enron-like-scandal https://fortune.com/2022/11/10/sam-bankman-fried-ftx-joe-biden-democratic-party-second-biggest-donor https://web.archive.org/web/20221109230422/https://www.sequoiacap.com/article/sam-bankman-fried-spotlight https://twitter.com/GordonJohnson19/status/1591062535586848768
11/12/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 18 seconds
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E103: Tech layoffs surge, big tech freezes hiring, optimizing for profits, election preview & more

(0:00) Jason's new brand deal (1:18) Bestie updates (9:12) "Ligma/Johnson" blunder outside of Twitter HQ (15:38) Surge of tech layoffs at Twitter, Stripe, Lyft, Opendoor, Chime and others; preparing for a longer downturn than originally anticipated (35:28) Macro trends, big tech freezes hiring, how founders can think about the last 3 years and the next 3 years (54:04) Midterm election preview, understanding the shift toward populism (1:17:32) Science corner: Understanding Meta's AlphaFold competitor Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1588538640401018880 https://twitter.com/yoyoel/status/1587230924554399744 https://twitter.com/dee_bosa/status/1587158734689767425 https://twitter.com/TechBroDrip/status/1586370087287521280 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1586149451348910081 https://layoffs.fyi https://twitter.com/Post_Market/status/1577793695734284289 https://twitter.com/bullfightcap/status/1588311417052012544 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBkzm4a7iY4 https://finra-markets.morningstar.com/BondCenter/BondDetail.jsp?ticker=C996374&symbol=COIN5259271 https://www.cnsnews.com/article/washington/susan-jones/622-labor-force-participation-declines-3rd-straight-month https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CIVPART https://research.stlouisfed.org/publications/employment-research/are-economists-underestimating-the-labor-force-participation-rate https://www.bbc.com/news/business-63471725 https://www.google.com/finance https://twitter.com/bgurley/status/1554589241560010753 https://appleinsider.com/articles/22/11/02/apple-is-freezing-hiring-cutting-budgets-claims-new-report https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/02/politics/cnn-poll-democrats-midterm-elections/index.html https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/10/covid-response-forgiveness/671879 https://www.axios.com/2022/11/04/trump-presidential-run-2024-announcement https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/biden-approval-rating/ https://www.joshbarro.com/p/the-problem-with-pro-democracy-rhetoric https://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=PET&s=MCSSTUS1&f=M https://about.fb.com/news/2022/11/ai-protein-research-could-drive-progress-in-medicine-clean-energy
11/5/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 51 seconds
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E102: Elon closes Twitter deal, $META uncertainty, Zuck's historic bet, big tech decline & more

(0:00) Sacks is back! (1:01) Sacks recaps his week off (3:13) Elon finalizes Twitter deal, immediate content moderation decisions, platform potential (31:19) Meta's historic bet on VR and stock price predicament, governance structure, and more (1:02:52) Big tech's 2022 decline, macro outlook, market breakdown (1:06:32) Ukraine update: Progressives call for diplomacy, then flip flop, chip sanctions on China (1:27:29) Science corner: Gut microbiome advancements Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TWTR:NYSE https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1586059953311137792 https://medium.com/@alt.cap/time-to-get-fit-an-open-letter-from-altimeter-to-mark-zuckerberg-and-the-meta-board-of-392d94e80a18 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/META:NASDAQ https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JTSJOL https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/EFFR https://thehill.com/homenews/house/3702113-progressives-urge-biden-to-push-harder-for-ukraine-peace-talks https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2022/10/26/progressives-thought-crime-on-ukraine-00063621 https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1581831084219645952
10/29/20221 hour, 36 minutes, 1 second
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E101: Ye acquires Parler, Snap drops 30%, macro outlook, VC metrics, valuing stocks & more

(0:00) Bestie intros: Brad Gerstner joins in place of Sacks, and brigadoons! (2:02) Ye's current situation and acquisition of Parler (14:17) Snap drops ~30%, corporate misgovernance, super-voting shares (32:53) Macro outlook, Stability AI $101M fundraise, VC fund metrics (1:05:38) The difficulty of active stock picking and valuing businesses (1:21:38) Lyft vs Gavin Newsom on Prop 30, PSA from Chamath Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SNAP:NYSE https://www.statista.com/statistics/545967/snapchat-app-dau https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/10/20/musk-twitter-acquisition-staff-cuts https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-10-17/digital-media-firm-stability-ai-raises-funds-at-1-billion-value https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1520643441994387456 https://www.wsj.com/articles/lyft-battles-gavin-newsom-over-california-measure-to-fund-evs-11665864256 https://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/30 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GFDEGDQ188S
10/22/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 5 seconds
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E100: Reflecting on the first 100 shows, fan questions, nuclear threat, markets, Amazon & more

(0:00) Bestie intros are back! (6:35) Reflecting on the first 100 episodes and what makes the show special (29:12) Fan questions: Building in a downturn, how to be successful in tech, importance of uncapped upside, and more (53:43) Ukraine/Russia update: Nuclear escalation, when to draw a line in the sand, how inflation could deescalate any WWIII scenario (1:14:57) Reacting to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy's comments at an all-hands meeting earlier this week, VC firms buying public tech stocks Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.businessinsider.com/leaked-amazon-slides-instruct-employees-to-double-down-frugality-2022-10 https://www.cnbc.com/2022/10/12/amazon-cost-cuts-under-andy-jassy-reflect-new-reality-after-25-years.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/venture-firms-are-betting-on-public-tech-stocks-as-startup-market-stalls-11665653404 https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/10/13/business/inflation-cpi-report https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/12/opinion/china-semiconductors-exports.html
10/14/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 53 seconds
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E99: Cheating scandals, Twitter updates, rapid AI advancements, Biden's pardon, Section 230 & more

0:00 Bestie intros! 1:34 Breaking down major cheating scandals: chess, poker, fishing 16:13 Twitter deal updates 30:05 AI making rapid advancements: Tesla AI Day, Meta's text-to-video tool, where this all leads 49:45 Biden pardons all prior federal offenses of marijuana possession 59:24 SCOTUS will hear cases regarding Section 230, common carrier, algorithmic recommendations Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/chess-cheating-hans-niemann-report-magnus-carlsen-11664911524 https://twitter.com/Billyhottakes/status/1576246821139070976 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-10-04/musk-proposes-to-proceed-with-twitter-deal-at-54-20-a-share https://makeavideo.studio https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JTSJOL https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/1578097875480895489 https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/12/22/18146338/marijuana-legalization-2018-win https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-10-03/social-media-company-liability-draws-us-supreme-court-scrutiny
10/7/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 30 seconds
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E98: Big tech starts making cuts, Fed incompetency, global debt, Russia/Ukraine & more

0:00 Bestie intros! 1:36 Big tech starts making cuts, plus what this means for the broader economy and startups 31:09 Global debt numbers, Fed incompetency 54:06 RIP Coolio 1:00:30 Russia / Ukraine update Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-29/meta-announces-hiring-freeze-warns-employees-of-restructuring https://www.google.com/finance/quote/META:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/AAPL:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GOOG:NASDAQ https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/28/stanley-druckenmiller-sees-hard-landing-in-2023-with-a-possible-deeper-recession-than-many-expect.html https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NFLX:NASDAQ https://www.mckinsey.com/capabilities/mckinsey-digital/our-insights/if-youre-going-to-build-something-from-scratch-this-might-be-as-good-a-time-as-in-a-decade https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanponciano/2021/05/11/billionaire-investor-druckenmiller-blasts-feds-radical-stimulus-policy-warns-it-risks-stock-bubble-blowing-up https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/28/cnbc-transcript-duquesne-family-office-chairman-ceo-stanley-druckenmiller-speaks-with-cnbcs-joe-kernen-live-during-the-cnbc-delivering-alpha-conference-today.html https://www.xe.com/currencycharts/?from=GBP&to=USD&view=1M https://www.bls.gov/charts/job-openings-and-labor-turnover/unemp-per-job-opening.htm https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JTSJOL https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-nation-of-quitters-great-enabling-exodus-working-age-men-parents-stimulus-covid-quit-retirement-bohemian-videogame-11664112795 https://goop.com/subscribe https://www.reuters.com/world/putin-host-kremlin-ceremony-annexing-parts-ukraine-2022-09-29 https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/zelenskiy-says-ukraine-applying-nato-membership-2022-09-30 https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/qa-nord-stream-gas-sabotage-whos-being-blamed-why-2022-09-30 https://www.aa.com.tr/en/economy/former-polish-foreign-minister-thanks-us-for-damaging-nord-stream-pipeline/2696530 https://www.theamericanconservative.com/should-america-go-all-in-on-ukraine
10/1/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 38 seconds
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E97: SPAC updates, public/private market overview, Putin's end game & more

0:00 Bestie intros! 1:03 SPAC updates, state of the public/private markets 20:26 US VCs have $290B in dry powder and raised a record amount in H1 2022, is the market nearing a bottom? 31:14 Risks of backing Putin into a corner, Russia's end game, conditions for conflict 50:45 Government-heavy climate plans, Dilbert/ESG backlash 1:01:20 Poker plans, chess cheating scandal Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://youtu.be/AODfsBMGzGQ https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1461453308623659010 https://marketbrief.edweek.org/marketplace-k-12/byjus-releases-delayed-audit-report-showing-large-losses-2021 https://pitchbook.com/news/reports/q2-2022-pitchbook-nvca-venture-monitor https://techcrunch.com/2022/05/10/tiger-global-hit-by-17b-hedge-fund-losses-has-nearly-depleted-its-latest-vc-fund https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/10/world/europe/russia-ukraine-retreat-putin.html https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/douglas-macarthur-atomic-bombs-will-win-the-korean-war/ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/10/world/europe/russia-ukraine-retreat-putin.html https://sites.tufts.edu/css/mip-research/#:~:text=According%20to%20our%20data%2C%20the,these%20missions%20occurred%20after%201999 https://www.brown.edu/news/2021-09-01/costsofwar https://www.wsj.com/articles/gavin-newsoms-2024-climate-platform-california-40-climate-bills-energy-electricity-blackouts-11663702766 https://twitter.com/UncommonYield/status/1572743593508638722 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1572399621389062145
9/23/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 54 seconds
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E96: Adobe acquires Figma for $20B, TPB SPAC, FedEx CEO's recession warning, macro picture & more

0:00 Bestie intro! 0:59 Adobe agrees to acquire Figma for $20B 19:21 How Adobe might bundle Figma, regulatory implications 38:59 Analyzing Google's "one off" acquisition of YouTube 49:33 Friedberg breaks down the latest TPB SPAC news 1:00:37 Pfizer sued for Title VI violation, substantial legislation change in 2022 1:05:07 FedEx drops after CEO says we're in a global recession, Russia/Ukraine update, UN chimes in on global famine Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ADBE:NASDAQ https://www.figma.com/blog/a-new-collaboration-with-adobe https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/15/fedex-ceo-says-he-expects-the-economy-to-enter-a-worldwide-recession.html https://justthenews.com/government/courts-law/pfizer-sued-racial-bias-over-minorities-only-fellowship https://twitter.com/LizAnnSonders/status/1570711614277419009 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/13/us/politics/ukraine-russia-pentagon.html https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/exclusive-war-began-putin-rejected-ukraine-peace-deal-recommended-by-his-aide-2022-09-14/ https://www.axios.com/2022/09/16/un-345-million-starvation-risk-ukraine-war-worsens-crisis
9/17/20221 hour, 31 minutes, 31 seconds
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E95: Winter is Coming, Europe's energy crisis, Kim Kardashian's new PE firm & more

0:00 Bestie intros: Luxury brand influencers, Birthday Party stories and more! 3:34 Jason reflects on the final Kara Swisher-hosted Code Conference, All-In media and hit piece requests 12:53 Passing of Queen Elizabeth II 15:39 Winter is Coming: Europe's energy crisis, potential fracturing of the Western Alliance, how we got here, endgame, and more 53:03 Kim Kardashian's new PE firm, content as the dominant distribution channel, what will mega-influencers do to legacy brands 1:03:46 Overprescribing of amphetamines to children Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/theallinpod/status/1568294657632907268 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfJv9QYrlwg https://www.goldmansachs.com/insights/pages/europe-energy-crisis-is-at-a-tipping-point.html https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/truss-ukraine-ally-tory-leadership-race-b2151390.html https://www.voanews.com/a/scholz-g-7-will-support-ukraine-for-as-long-as-necessary-/6623196.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/macron-vows-to-prevent-russia-from-winning-war-in-ukraine/2022/09/01/ba57cb7a-29f3-11ed-a90a-fce4015dfc8f_story.html https://twitter.com/aaronjmate/status/1566484400224993280  
9/10/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 1 second
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E94: NFT volume plummets, California's overreach, FBI meddling, climate change & national security

(0:00) Bestie intros + Burning Man debate (4:16) NFT trading volume plummets (10:20) California's new fast food wages bill, government creating bad incentives, how the free market response will further the labor issue (40:15) Zuckerberg on Rogan, FBI interference with the Hunter Biden laptop story (52:00) Balancing fighting climate change without harming the economy or national security, EU energy policy failure (1:06:04) Besties reflect on Mikhail Gorbachev's passing Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://cointelegraph.com/news/looks-bare-opensea-turns-into-nft-ghost-town-after-volume-plunges-99-in-90-days https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlXSGqvP-A8 https://thefederalist.com/2022/08/30/zuckerbergs-admission-of-fbi-meddling-in-2020-election-is-even-bigger-than-it-seems/ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/23/us/california-nuclear-power-diablo.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/california-fast-food-wages-would-be-set-by-government-under-bill-passed-by-state-senate-11661811509
9/1/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 2 seconds
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E93: Twitter whistleblower, cloud security vulnerabilities, student debt forgiveness & more

0:00 Bestie intros! 1:25 Twitter's former head of security makes allegations against the company 22:08 Foreign countries placing government agents in US tech companies, cloud security vulnerabilities 33:54 Student loan forgiveness 1:03:25 Red wave or red ripple? 1:07:57 Science corner: Gut microbiome, fecal transplants Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/interactive/2022/twitter-whistleblower-sec-spam https://www.npr.org/2022/08/23/1119071586/twitter-whistleblower-complaint-elon-musk-security-bots-fake-users https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/23/tech/twitter-whistleblower-peiter-zatko-security/index.html https://time.com/6207996/twitter-whistleblower-allegations/ https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1562179576800763904 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1562179705322684416 https://www.reuters.com/world/india/india-forced-twitter-put-agent-payroll-whistleblower-says-2022-08-23 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1562105413977493504 https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2022-08-24-musk-gets-a-potential-boost-with-twitter-whistle-blowers-claims-2 https://www.cnn.com/2022/08/23/tech/twitter-whistleblower-peiter-zatko-security/index.html https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sp_faq/largest-sec-whistleblower-awards https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2021/06/30/the-need-for-legislative-reform-on-secrecy-orders https://theliberalpatriot.substack.com/p/the-democrats-shifting-coalition https://fortune.com/2022/08/24/biden-changing-income-driven-repayment-plan-student-debt-borrowers https://twitter.com/LHSummers/status/1562040653432999936 https://www.socialcapital.com/ideas/2021-annual-letter https://www.cookpolitical.com/analysis/house/2022-primaries/red-wave-looks-more-ripple https://www.cell.com/cell/pdf/S0092-8674(22)00919-9.pdf https://grow.google
8/26/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 54 seconds
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E92: Adam Neumann's second act, a16z's $350M bet, housing policy, Inflation Reduction Act & more

0:00 Bestie intro plus a new moderator! 7:19 Adam Neumann raises $350M from a16z for his new residential real estate startup Flow 25:32 Housing policy: Bay Area, Houston, Miami differences 45:41 China, Saudi Arabia, Russia increase relations: should the US be worried? 1:01:09 Inflation Reduction Act signed into law: climate change impact, CBO scorecard, IRS beefed up, carbon tax, big pharma pricing, and more 1:29:47 Chamath ends his spat with Phil Hellmuth, FBI raid follow-up Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/15/business/dealbook/adam-neumann-flow-new-company-wework-real-estate.html https://www.google.com/finance/quote/PLD:NYSE https://www.google.com/finance/quote/WE:NYSE https://www.google.com/finance/quote/BX:NYSE https://a16z.com/2020/04/18/its-time-to-build https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-05/vc-marc-andreessen-opposes-plan-for-multi-family-atherton-housing https://www.politico.com/news/2022/08/16/xi-jinping-saudi-arabia-trip-middle-east-influence-00052023 https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-arabia-considers-accepting-yuan-instead-of-dollars-for-chinese-oil-sales-11647351541 https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-to-join-russia-military-exercises-as-u-s-rivals-deepen-ties-11660755790 https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/saudi-pif-buys-shares-alphabet-zoom-microsoft-us-shopping-spree-2022-08-16 https://www.foreignaffairs.com/ukraine/playing-fire-ukraine https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/2022-08/hr5376_IR_Act_8-3-22.pdf https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/02/what-a-carbon-tax-can-do-and-why-it-cannot-do-it-all https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2022/08/18/fbi_unit_leading_mar-a-lago_probe_previously_led_russiagate_hoax_848582.html
8/20/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 3 seconds
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E91: SoftBank's $21B+ Vision Fund loss, signals of a bubble, macro picture, Trump raided by FBI

0:00 Bestie intros 3:02 Where Masa and SoftBank went wrong, why VC isn't scaleable, Vision Fund impact 27:59 Metrics that signify a bubble or the top of a market 36:46 US macroeconomic picture 50:45 FBI raids Mar-a-Lago, Trump back in news Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://group.softbank/system/files/pdf/ir/presentations/2022/earnings-presentation_q1fy2022_01_en.pdf https://www.wsj.com/articles/softbank-reports-23-billion-quarterly-loss-as-tech-downturn-hits-11659940047 https://cloudedjudgement.substack.com/p/clouded-judgement-81222 https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-housing-affordability-in-june-was-the-worst-since-1989-11660312801 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FIXHAI https://www.newyorkfed.org/microeconomics/hhdc https://twitter.com/AndrewYang/status/1556987104219090945 https://twitter.com/andrewcuomo/status/1556990308424028163 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1546669610509799424 https://twitter.com/michaeljburry/status/1557934401505308672
8/13/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 1 second
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E90: Twitter subpoenas, market overview, Pelosi's Taiwan visit & more

0:00 Bestie intros 2:07 Twitter subpoenas the besties! 16:03 Markets overview: dead cat bounce or have we hit the bottom? 34:10 De-globalization trends, Pelosi's Taiwan visit  Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1554963395660566533 https://davidsacks.medium.com https://ycharts.com/indicators/us_gas_price https://www.macrotrends.net/1369/crude-oil-price-history-chart https://www.newcomer.co/p/folk-songs-and-stock-charts-coatue https://twitter.com/mkraju/status/1554485039710310401 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a1/Geographic_Boundaries_of_the_First_and_Second_Island_Chains.png https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/01/opinion/nancy-pelosi-taiwan-china.html
8/5/202250 minutes, 52 seconds
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E89: GDP growth negative in Q2, $SHOP layoffs, Alzheimer's fraud, Ginkgo acquires Zymergen & more

0:00 Bestie intros! 2:19 GDP growth is negative for a second consecutive quarter, but is the US actually in a recession? How has the White House controlled the narrative? 22:45 Looking at COVID trends with a post-COVID view: e-commerce, remote work, and how they correlate 36:33 "Inflation Reduction Act", how government subsidies can stifle innovation 59:50 Alzheimer's fraud, Ginkgo acquires Zymergen for $300M 1:17:36 Democrats backing MAGA candidates in primaries vs. more moderate republicans: savvy and cynical or too risky? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.bea.gov/news/2022/gross-domestic-product-second-quarter-2022-advance-estimate#:~:text=Real%20gross%20domestic%20product%20 https://news.shopify.com/changes-to-shopifys-team https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TDOC:NYSE https://www.wsj.com/articles/whats-in-joe-manchin-and-chuck-schumers-reconciliation-deal-on-climate-health-and-tax-policy-11658973323 https://twitter.com/jamiedupree/status/1552406981637545993 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/24/world/africa/congo-oil-gas-auction.html https://www.science.org/content/article/potential-fabrication-research-images-threatens-key-theory-alzheimers-disease https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-022-01661-0 https://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/news/ginkgo-acquire-zymergen/ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/26/us/politics/democrats-john-gibbs-peter-meijer.html https://twitter.com/ConanOBrien/status/1552358211986006019 https://twitter.com/maga_cy/status/1552360064693915648  
7/29/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 55 seconds
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E88: First principle politics, China chaos & outlook, state of private/public markets & more

0:00 Bestie intros 1:45 First principle politics, analyzing each party's cynicism 48:07 Chaos in China: bank protests, housing protests, slowing economic and population growth, future outlook 1:09:21 Automation and the impact of the information economy 1:16:31 BlackRock loses $1.7T of investor money during H1 2021, state of private and public markets 1:36:36 Amazon acquires One Medical Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/pelositracker_/status/1549535561718714368 https://www.politico.com/news/2022/07/20/biden-pelosi-trip-taiwan-china-military-00047031 https://www.wsj.com/articles/nancy-pelosis-taiwan-education-china-taipei-military-defense-11658265311 https://www.reuters.com/world/us/china-warns-forceful-measures-if-us-house-speaker-pelosi-visits-taiwan-2022-07-19/ https://www.tesla.com/blog/tesla-repays-department-energy-loan-nine-years-early https://housestockwatcher.com/summary_by_rep/Hon.%20Nancy%20Pelosi https://www.thedailybeast.com/democrats-quietly-try-to-jam-nancy-pelosi-on-stock-trading-ban https://poll.qu.edu/poll-release?releaseid=3852 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/19/opinion/democrats-far-right-midterms.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/07/19/trailer-desantis-beats-trump-democrats-bet-maga-more-lessons-latest-fundraising-quarter/ https://www.reuters.com/article/obama-abortion/obama-says-abortion-rights-law-not-a-top-priority-idUKN2946642020090430 https://twitter.com/micsolana/status/1549868945640914951 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/07/18/spanish-language-media-disinformation/ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/19/world/asia/china-bank-scandal-protest.html https://twitter.com/WallStreetSilv/status/1549790086656581640   https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/01/17/world/asia/china-population-crisis.html https://www.ft.com/content/91441aca-1665-4660-843f-9cf7222becff https://datacommons.org/place/country/CHN https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-22/china-housing-market-slowdown-drags-economy https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-economic-distress-deepens-as-lockdowns-drag-on-11652703162 https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220531-why-chinas-population-is-shrinking https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/sp.dyn.tfrt.in?locations=cn https://www.wsj.com/articles/xi-jinping-aims-to-rein-in-chinese-capitalism-hew-to-maos-socialist-vision-11632150725 https://www.thinkadvisor.com/2022/07/20/how-blackrock-lost-1-7t-of-clients-money/ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/21/business/amazon-one-medical-deal.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-21/ex-coinbase-manager-arrested-in-us-crypto-insider-trading-case  
7/22/20221 hour, 44 minutes, 2 seconds
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E87: Emerging markets, Sri Lanka, 9.1% CPI, market sentiment, NASA's Webb telescope & more

0:00 Bestie intros! 1:41 Emerging markets, Sri Lanka break down 36:01 9.1% CPI print 48:15 Current market sentiments from retail and institutional investors 1:05:00 NASA's Webb telescope images 1:15:57 Beagle rescue, Biden admin's lack of private sector experience, Russia's new energy play BEAGLE RESCUE INFO: https://www.cnn.com/2022/07/12/us/beagles-virginia-facility-rescue/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/12/us/envigo-beagles-breeder-adoption.html https://www.humanesociety.org/beaglerescue Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.MKTP.KD.ZG?end=2021&locations=VN-US-CN&start=1984&view=chart https://www.wsj.com/articles/rising-inflation-and-interest-rates-heap-pressure-on-emerging-markets-11655544600 https://www.cnn.com/asia/live-news/sri-lanka-protests-07-13-22-intl/index.html https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/emerging-markets-drive-global-debt-record-303-trillion-iif-2022-02-23/ https://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/countries-by-gdp https://www.reuters.com/markets/commodities/fertiliser-ban-decimates-sri-lankan-crops-government-popularity-ebbs-2022-03-03 https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/02/what-next-for-sri-lanka/ https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/07/world/asia/sri-lanka-organic-farming-fertilizer.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-05/sri-lanka-aims-to-stop-money-printing-as-inflation-nears-60 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/561467714485514240 https://datareportal.com/reports/digital-2022-sri-lanka https://michaelshellenberger.substack.com/p/green-dogma-behind-fall-of-sri-lanka https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3134224/why-china-building-gleaming-new-government-facilities-africa https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2186970/how-presidential-palace-burundi-fits-chinas-plans-africa https://www.forbes.com/sites/rufaskamau/2022/07/11/inflation-protests-span-sri-lanka-albania-argentina-panama-kenya-ghanahow-long-before-they-hit-the-united-states/ https://tradingeconomics.com/united-states/inflation-cpi https://www.redfin.com/news/data-center/ https://fredblog.stlouisfed.org/2014/04/the-taylor-rule/ https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/DGS10 https://www.nbcnews.com/data-graphics/compare-photos-nasas-james-webb-space-telescope-hubble-space-telescope-rcna37875 https://www.wsj.com/articles/nasa-james-webb-space-telescope-greg-robinson-images-11657137487 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NOTV:NASDAQ https://www.wsj.com/articles/no-business-experience-needed-joe-biden-white-house-officials-committee-to-unleash-prosperity-report-11657661328
7/14/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 58 seconds
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E86: Macro outlook: jobs, housing, inflation + Dutch farmers protests & EU climate missteps

0:00 Bestie open: Sacks' shopping spree 2:15 Macro outlook: jobs, consumer sentiment, housing, inflation, finding a bottom 39:21 Turkish government finds ~694 million mt of rare earth reserves & EU reclassifies nuclear & natural gas as "green" 48:58 Dutch farmers protests: root causes, how to move forward with smarter legislation 1:09:39 Biden's decline, Bezos responds to Biden's tweet on bringing gas prices down Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/JTSJOL https://www.cnbc.com/2022/07/06/jolts-job-openings-may-2022-.html https://www.bls.gov/charts/job-openings-and-labor-turnover/hire-seps-rates.htm https://www.marketwatch.com/story/u-s-job-openings-dip-to-11-3-million-but-labor-market-still-historically-strong-11657122659 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-06/fed-sees-more-restrictive-rates-possible-if-inflation-persists https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2021/12/net-international-migration-at-lowest-levels-in-decades.html https://www.investing.com/economic-calendar/cb-consumer-confidence-48 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/consumer-confidence-conference-board-june-2022-143536146.html https://www.mortgagenewsdaily.com/data/existing-home-sales#chart-existing-home-sales-vs-30yr-rate https://www.marketwatch.com/story/consumer-sentiment-drops-to-record-low-as-inflation-worries-grip-u-s-11656079725 https://www.forbes.com/sites/darreonnadavis/2022/07/05/88-of-americans-say-us-is-on-wrong-track/ https://thehill.com/policy/finance/3525909-56-percent-in-new-poll-believe-us-is-in-recession/ https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1544057786065092609 https://news.metal.com/newscontent/101881567/Turkey-Discovers-694-million-mt-of-Rare-Earth-Element-Reserves-with-Infrastructure-Construction-Starting-This-Year/ https://www.reuters.com/business/sustainable-business/eu-parliament-vote-green-gas-nuclear-rules-2022-07-06/ https://twitter.com/GretaThunberg/status/1544380486654590983 https://mobile.twitter.com/Noahpinion/status/1544573867804348416 https://www.reuters.com/business/sustainable-business/eu-parliament-vote-green-gas-nuclear-rules-2022-07-06/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-01/jpmorgan-sees-stratospheric-380-oil-on-worst-case-russian-cut https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/explainer-dutch-farmers-protesting-emissions-85848026 https://www.amazon.com/The-Alchemy-of-Air-Thomas-Hager-audiobook/dp/B0046Y0BP0/ref=sr_1_1 https://www.monmouth.edu/polling-institute/reports/monmouthpoll_us_070522/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-22/eurizon-fund-holds-unloved-assets-to-beat-peers-in-esg-market https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/07/07/uk-boris-johnson-resignation/ https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/1543263229006254080 https://twitter.com/JeffBezos/status/1543409762867494912 https://twitter.com/JeffBezos/status/1525309091970699265 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1544370315379109888
7/8/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 33 seconds
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E85: SBF's crypto bailout, Zendesk sells for ~$10B, buyout targets, US diplomacy, AlphaFold & more

0:00 Bestie intros 4:09 Assessing SBF bailing out major crypto players & the state of the market 18:24 Classifying crypto assets, high-yield crypto lending 34:17 Zendesk sells for $10B, accounting for stock-based comp, evergreen standard in tech 1:01:24 Buyout targets, public market "regime change" 1:08:21 Russia/Ukraine impact on markets, could US diplomacy have prevented the war? 1:28:35 Science Corner: Friedberg breaks down the newest breakthrough AlphaFold application Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/crypto-fund-three-arrows-ordered-to-liquidate-by-court-11656506404 https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/22/sam-bankman-fried-rescues-crypto-lenders-blockfi-voyager.html https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/25/morgan-creek-is-trying-to-counter-ftxs-blockfi-bailout-leaked-call-shows/ https://twitter.com/ForbesCrypto/status/1541893168152690690 https://californiahealthline.org/news/article/tech-titans-want-the-richest-californians-to-pay-for-pandemic-preparedness/ https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1540732780501381121 https://www.marketwatch.com/story/gensler-labels-bitcoin-a-commodity-as-crypto-prices-stabilize-11656340239 https://www.coinbase.com/price/bitcoin https://www.coinbase.com/price/ethereum https://www.blockchaincenter.net/en/altcoin-season-index/ https://techcrunch.com/2022/06/24/zendesk-drama-concludes-with-102-billion-private-equity-acquisition https://techcrunch.com/2022/02/11/zendesk-spurns-17b-private-equity-takeover-offer/ https://investor.zendesk.com/ir-home/press-releases/press-releases-details/2022/Zendesk-Announces-Fourth-Quarter-and-Fiscal-Year-2021-Results/default.aspx https://investor.zendesk.com/ir-home/press-releases/press-releases-details/2022/Zendesk-Announces-First-Quarter-2022-Results/default.aspx https://cloudedjudgement.substack.com/p/clouded-judgement-62422 https://techcrunch.com/2022/02/25/zendesk-terminates-4-1b-surveymonkey-acquisition-after-its-own-investors-reject-deal/ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/CRM:NYSE https://www.google.com/finance/quote/WDAY:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NOW:NYSE https://www.issgovernance.com/library/resurgence-of-evergreen-features-in-ipo-equity-plans-restrict-investor-say/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-25/jana-partners-pulls-zendesk-proxy-fight-after-9-5-billion-deal https://cdn.manscaped.io/assets/investor-relations/manscaped-investor-presentation-slides-2022.pdf https://investor.onepeloton.com/node/9271/html https://investors.buzzfeed.com/node/7426/html https://kalshi.com/events/CPI-22JUN/markets/CPI-22JUN-T0.9 https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/06/17/long-war-ukraine/ https://twitter.com/missy_ryan/status/1537944064703619074 https://www.reuters.com/world/kremlin-says-nato-expansion-ukraine-crosses-red-line-putin-2021-09-27/ https://www.reuters.com/markets/stocks/putin-warns-russia-will-act-if-nato-crosses-its-red-lines-ukraine-2021-11-30/ https://theconversation.com/ukraine-war-follows-decades-of-warnings-that-nato-expansion-into-eastern-europe-could-provoke-russia-177999 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/world/europe/biden-putin-geneva-meeting.html https://abcnews.go.com/amp/US/wireStory/us-officials-land-solomons-discuss-china-pact-concerns-84238211 https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2021/09/01/politics/ukraine-volodymyr-zelensky-biden-white-house/index.html https://www.state.gov/u-s-ukraine-charter-on-strategic-partnership/ https://apnews.com/article/moscow-russia-europe-ukraine-belarus-6d9818ff922a2650de107734a7c3faf5 https://news.yahoo.com/blinken-says-no-change-nato-193615967.html https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3182517/does-chinas-demotion-its-deputy-foreign-minister-signal https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abm9326 All-In E79 on RvW leaked draft: https://youtu.be/qH696z3ml1Q
6/30/20221 hour, 35 minutes, 26 seconds
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E84: Markets update, crypto collapse, Russia/Ukraine endgame, state of the podcast

0:00 Besties discuss the one-month hiatus 7:03 Markets update: Fed decisions, goals, macro factors, root causes 32:19 Earnings estimate skepticism, labor force, job openings 47:17 How startups should think about the next 18-36 months 56:20 Crypto collapse, next shoe(s) to drop 1:08:41 Russia/Ukraine endgame, escalation, scrutinizing US alliances, sanctions failing 1:33:12 Will 2024 be Biden vs. Trump? Could it be DeSantis vs. Newsom? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SPY:NYSEARCA https://www.google.com/finance/quote/.DJI:INDEXDJX https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/10/consumer-price-index-may-2022.html https://www.longtermtrends.net/home-price-median-annual-income-ratio https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/09/tc-energy-terminates-keystone-xl-pipeline-project.html https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/us-talks-with-allies-russian-oil-price-cap-says-yellen-2022-06-20/ https://www.xe.com/currencycharts/?from=RUB&to=USD&view=1Y https://www.wsj.com/articles/inflation-bls-price-checkers-who-determine-cpi-11652132333 https://www.chicagofed.org/research/dual-mandate/dual-mandate https://data.oecd.org/leadind/consumer-confidence-index-cci.htm https://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/top_stories/right_direction_wrong_track_jun20 https://thehill.com/policy/finance/3525909-56-percent-in-new-poll-believe-us-is-in-recession/ https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/reducing-inflation-come-great-cost-stagflation-ray-dalio https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CIVPART https://tradingeconomics.com/united-states/job-offers https://www.socialcapital.com/ideas/2021-annual-letter https://techcrunch.com/2022/05/10/tiger-global-hit-by-17b-hedge-fund-losses-has-nearly-depleted-its-latest-vc-fund https://www.coinbase.com/price/bitcoin https://www.coinbase.com/price/ethereum https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/06/17/three-arrows-capitalconfirms-heavy-losses-from-lunas-collapse-exploring-potential-options-report https://www.ft.com/content/19c27ae1-ae72-4668-b3a9-162adc27dffc https://decrypt.co/103489/solend-whale-108m-loan-nearly-crashed-solana https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/former-employee-nft-marketplace-charged-first-ever-digital-asset-insider-trading-scheme https://www.ft.com/content/4e211784-83eb-49a2-ba39-8976345a88d5 https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/06/10/ukraine-ammunition-donbas-russia/ https://www.americanpurpose.com/blog/fukuyama/why-ukraine-will-win/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-03-02/london-listed-russian-stocks-erase-570-billion-in-two-weeks https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-20/ruble-soars-to-seven-year-high-in-challenge-to-bank-of-russia https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/23/russias-ruble-is-at-strongest-level-in-7-years-despite-sanctions.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-push-for-exceptions-in-europes-sanctions-on-russian-oil-gains-traction-11655913796 https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/correction-germany-nuclear-shutdown-story-82051054 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-23/catl-unveils-ev-battery-with-one-charge-range-of-1-000-kms https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/06/why-ron-desantis-can-beat-trump-in-2024.html
6/24/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 58 seconds
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#AIS: Palmer Luckey on Anduril

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Jason intros today's episode 2:31 Palmer Luckey on Anduril, national defense & the current thing 25:24 Bestie Q&A with Palmer 53:13 Jason gives closing thoughts Follow Palmer: https://twitter.com/PalmerLuckey Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Links referenced in the show: https://www.thedailybeast.com/palmer-luckey-the-facebook-near-billionaire-secretly-funding-trumps-meme-machine
6/23/20221 hour, 1 minute, 39 seconds
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#AIS: Bestie AMA with Valor's Antonio Gracias

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Antonio Gracias joins to talk: Tesla's early days, investing in Elon, macroeconomic outlook, ROIC, importance of energy independence, future of manufacturing, financial-ization of the P&L & more 22:35 Q: How has the poker game influenced your decision making in business and life? 29:33 Q: What was the scariest step of becoming a first-time fund manager? 32:34 Q: Crypto market unwinding & how it relates to the money supply 35:57 Q: Current pre-seed / seed valuations & metrics 38:58 Q: When investing in early-stage SaaS companies, how to find outliers? 42:11 Q: What would you do if dropped in the middle of Kansas at age 25 with no resources? 44:46 Q: Where will the next disruptions in industrial automation come from & how will the US hit economies of scale in semiconductor manufacturing 47:02 Q: Any plans for All-In Media? 50:02 Q: US strategy in the Russia/Ukraine War 54:19 Q: How have your first impressions changed as you've matured in your career, and whose first impressions have stood out to you the most? 58:29 Q: Are you interested in crypto micropayments? 1:00:55 Q: Biggest mistakes of your career that you've learned the most from? 1:09:54 Q: What impact could tech have on political discourse? What does a viable path forward look like? 1:15:36 Q: Are remote / distributed startup systems viable coming out of the pandemic? 1:19:41 Q: Advice for non-technical people trying to get into the startup world? 1:24:44 Q: Thoughts on the potential consumer credit crisis? 1:26:17 Lightning round: What problem do you most want to solve right now? All-In consortium? Can SMBs democratize their own labor supply? How to get more investors interested in hardware? Will this be a relatively short recession? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
6/7/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 1 second
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#AIS: Opening chat with Miami Mayor Francis Suarez

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Yung Spielburg intros the Besties + Besties give reactions to the All-In Summit 5:56 Miami Mayor Francis Suarez joins the Besties on stage to chat: Miami's emergence as a tech hub, his governing principles, crypto, what the future holds & more Follow Mayor Suarez: https://twitter.com/FrancisSuarez Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
6/3/202224 minutes, 24 seconds
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#AIS: Joe Lonsdale on the problem with higher education

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Joe Lonsdale speaks about the problem with higher education and the importance of debate/truth-seeking 10:13 Bestie Q&A with Joe: Why Americans feel victimized, what happened in 1971, getting off the gold standard, school choice, starting UATX Follow Joe: https://twitter.com/JTLonsdale Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
6/2/202228 minutes, 50 seconds
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#AIS: The Lanby's Tandice Urban on solving healthcare's customer service problem

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 The Lanby's Tandice Urban breaks down why healthcare has a customer service problem, and how to fix it 12:28 Bestie Q&A: changing American's perspective on healthcare, opportunity for DTC health brands, why is medical spend at all-time highs while avg lifespan has flatlined/slightly decreased?  Follow The Lanby: https://twitter.com/thelanby Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
6/1/202223 minutes, 27 seconds
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#AIS: MP Materials CEO James Litinsky on rare earths, supply chain, and energy independence

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Chamath intros MP Materials CEO James Litinsky 1:13 James gives a talk on supply chain, energy independence, acquiring the Mountain Pass mine and starting MP Materials 12:48 Bestie Q&A with James: US falling behind in rare earth mining, risk compliance, energy independence breeding geopolitical leverage, mining lithium in the ocean vs Earth's crust, and more Follow MP Materials: https://mobile.twitter.com/MPMaterials Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/31/202228 minutes, 38 seconds
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#AIS: Pear VC’s Mar Hershenson on making successful founders

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Pear VC Founding Managing Partner Mar Hershenson gives a talk on making successful entrepreneurs: can great founders be created, or is it something they are born with? 17:04 Bestie Q&A with Mar: Catalyzing great founders, why the PayPal Mafia created more unicorns than early Google employees, creating more opportunity for underrepresented founders, inducing failure & more Follow Pear VC: https://twitter.com/pearvc Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/30/202237 minutes, 41 seconds
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#AIS: FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver on how gamblers think

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Nate Silver gives a presentation on how gamblers think 19:25 Bestie Q&A with Nate Silver: building probabilistic models, getting blamed for Trump winning in 2016, polarization reality, 2022 midterms Follow Nate: https://twitter.com/NateSilver538 Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/29/202240 minutes, 1 second
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#AIS: Divvy Homes CEO Adena Hefets breaks down the state of the US housing market

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Adena Hefets breaks down the state of the US housing market in 2022 16:56 Bestie Q&A with Adena: differences between 2008 and 2022, housing market reaction time, chances of a collapse, and more 30:08 Adena does a Bestie Intro for herself! Follow Adena: https://twitter.com/adenahefets Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/29/202232 minutes, 11 seconds
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#AIS: Glenn Greenwald & Matt Taibbi discuss the new political divide, moderated by David Sacks

This conversation was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami! 0:00 David Sacks explains the origin of this panel on political discourse in America 2:56 Understanding the new political divide, how Trump's victory impacted discourse 12:37 Can mainstream media ever get back to relative neutrality? 29:15 Audience Q&A Follow the guests: https://twitter.com/ggreenwald https://twitter.com/mtaibbi Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/28/202238 minutes, 50 seconds
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E83: Market slide continues, and how to address Uvalde

0:00 Bestie Guestie Brad Gerstner joins the show 1:00 All-In Summit recap and best moments 16:45 State of the markets, $ZM/$SNOW earnings, how much more uncertainty? 29:53 $SNAP drops after miscalculating earnings targets, understanding signs of a true bottom, the end of entitlement 51:10 Down market end game, investor decisions, reasons for optimism, quick reset potential 1:05:17 Sacks explains his concept for "default investable," Besties share thoughts on proactive layoffs and course correction 1:12:27 Addressing Uvalde, legislative disappointment, potential preventative solutions Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SPY:NYSEARCA https://www.google.com/finance/quote/.DJI:INDEXDJX https://investors.zoom.us/news-releases/news-release-details/zoom-video-communications-reports-financial-results-first https://investors.snowflake.com/news/news-details/2022/Snowflake-Reports-Financial-Results-for-the-First-Quarter-of-Fiscal-2023/default.aspx https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/T10YIE https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/1529100065331200005 https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1529133144540078083 https://layoffs.fyi https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SNAP:NYSE https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/24/snaps-down-32percent-and-its-dragging-other-stocks-down-with-it.html https://www.google.com/finance/quote/FB:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GOOG:NASDAQ https://nypost.com/2022/05/13/netflix-tells-woke-workers-to-quit-if-they-are-offended-culture-memo https://twitter.com/JeffBezos/status/1525309091970699265 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1529119829080150016 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1528102541723979776 https://sacks.substack.com/p/the-burn-multiple-51a7e43cb200 https://elections.bradyunited.org/take-action/nra-donations-116th-congress-senators https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_shootings_in_the_United_States#/media/File:Total_Deaths_in_US_Mass_Shootings_1982-2021.jpg https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1529843255176663040 https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/01/business/coronavirus-gun-sales.html https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1529504198974263296
5/27/20221 hour, 49 minutes, 26 seconds
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#AIS: Tim Urban on political discourse + Keith Rabois on early-stage investing in 2022

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist   0:00 Tim Urban gives a talk on political discourse in America and explains high-rung vs. low-rung thinking 26:20 The Besties and Keith Rabois join Tim Urban on stage for a roundtable discussion on cancel culture 51:23 Keith Rabois talks about taking a pause on new investments in 2022 and gives his take on other major VC players Follow the guests: https://twitter.com/waitbutwhy https://twitter.com/rabois Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/26/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 1 second
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#AIS: Antonio Garcia Martinez & Glenn Greenwald debate Ukraine, moderated by David Sacks

This debate was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 David Sacks tees up the show: Debating the US intervention in Ukraine This debate was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami! 1:49 Opening statements from Glenn & Antonio 15:29 Debating US involvement, regime change motives, & more 32:01 Final word & wrap Follow the guests:   https://twitter.com/ggreenwald   https://twitter.com/antoniogm   Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/25/202234 minutes, 11 seconds
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E82: All-In Summit: Claire Cormier Thielke on China + Q&A with Flexport's Ryan Petersen

This talk was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Claire Cormier Thielke's AIS talk: "Tomorrowland: China Placemaking and the Future of Innovation" 17:40 Claire takes Q&A with the Besties + Ryan Petersen: Understanding the China/US rivalry 24:08 How the Evergrande debt situation impacts the greater Chinese real estate industry, China's still-nascent middle class, How China is subsidizing its negative birth rate 34:30 Ryan Petersen breaks down Flexport's business, the tumultuous past few years, and how DTC might be in major trouble 46:34 Asset-heavy play as a hedge against the popular trend of asset-light, velocity vs. speed, Flexport.org's humanitarian relief shipping, China's influence Follow the guests: https://twitter.com/clairethielke https://twitter.com/typesfast Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/24/202259 minutes, 52 seconds
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E81: All-In Summit: Bill Gurley & Brad Gerstner on markets, downturns & investment cycles

This conversation was recorded LIVE at the All-In Summit in Miami and included slides. To watch on YouTube, check out our All-In Summit playlist: https://bit.ly/aisytplaylist 0:00 Bill Gurley & Brad Gerstner break down the state and historical significance of 2022's market downturn 12:27 How VCs will handle capital commitments from LPs, underwriting startups in the new reality 24:14 Bull run mistakes, why VCs don't underwrite lower valuations, handling distributions 33:52 Gurley's take on WeCrashed & Super Pumped TV series, how sophisticated investors got "gaslit" by the market, influx of capital creating consumer-surplus businesses 47:54 Brad predicts the market for next year, Bill gives post-Benchmark plans Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
5/23/202251 minutes, 32 seconds
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E69: Elon Musk on Twitter's bot problem, SpaceX's grand plan, Tesla stories, Giga Texas & more

0:00 Bestie Guestie Elon Musk joins via Zoom at the All-In Summit! 0:43 Benchmarking Twitter's bot problem, thoughts on slights from the Biden Administration 13:26 Breaking down Tesla's 6+ businesses, comparing them to a traditional car company 21:42 Concerns around the Twitter deal, crypto payments on Twitter 30:19 Building vs. acquiring, early Tesla stories 39:52 SpaceX's grand vision and business model, nuclear fusion vs. solar 56:37 Moving from CA to TX, fixing California, macroeconomic takes 1:10:20 American exceptionalism, a new immigration strategy Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/elonmusk Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffec
5/16/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 19 seconds
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E80: Recession deep dive: VC psychology, macro risks, Tiger Global, predictions and more

0:00 Bestie catchup and Friedberg intros! 4:40 Breaking down current macro risks, Great Recession comparisons 31:55 How a historically large amount of dry powder is impacting VC firms as the market shifts, problems with mega funds 41:31 Tiger Global's historic loss and where they might have gone wrong; Sacks' gives his playbook for raising capital in a downturn 58:35 How startup employees can protect themselves in a down market, questions to ask and metrics to know while evaluating startups to work at 1:13:21 Psychological impact of investing after taking huge losses 1:29:00 Predictions on how the market shakes out Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/cullenroche/status/1524441227931774976 https://www.axios.com/2022/04/08/consumer-debt-soars-credit-cards https://www.bls.gov/news.release/realer.nr0.htm https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g19/current/default.htm https://www.longtermtrends.net/home-price-median-annual-income-ratio https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-12/musk-seeks-to-scrap-tesla-margin-loan-with-new-twitter-funding https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1523780820112007168 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CIVPART https://www.dol.gov/ui/data.pdf https://twitter.com/TheBenSchmark/status/1522669777478684672 https://twitter.com/AndrewE_Dunn/status/1523653942252826624 https://twitter.com/mattturck/status/1524773379416408064 https://twitter.com/jonsakoda/status/1522625236130144256 https://cloudedjudgement.substack.com https://techcrunch.com/2022/05/10/tiger-global-hit-by-17b-hedge-fund-losses-has-nearly-depleted-its-latest-vc-fund/ https://twitter.com/ZoeSchiffer/status/1523017143939309568 https://twitter.com/BurryArchive/status/1524504399070081025 https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2022/05/04/dow-rallies-fed-ups-rates/9649150002/ https://twitter.com/Airbnb/status/1524379284260892674
5/13/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 14 seconds
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E79: Analyzing the leaked draft overturning Roe v. Wade with Amy Howe and Tom Goldstein

0:00 Amy Howe (@AHoweBlogger) & Tom Goldstein (@SCOTUSblog) join the show to break down the leaked draft overturning Roe v. Wade 28:07 Potential downstream impacts from the precedent of overturning Roe v. Wade 43:03 How will the leaked draft impact the Supreme Court going forward? Should there be age limits for SC justices? 1:05:09 Analyzing the path forward Follow Amy and Tom: https://twitter.com/AHoweBlogger https://twitter.com/SCOTUSblog Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/21835435-scotus-initial-draft https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep410/usrep410113/usrep410113.pdf https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/505/833/case.pdf https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/05/04/abortion-supreme-court-confirmation-hearings https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Trump_Supreme_Court_candidates https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/17-1618_hfci.pdf https://www.wsj.com/articles/abortion-and-the-supreme-court-dobbs-v-jackson-mississippi-john-roberts-11651009292 https://beyer.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=5330 https://www.law.nyu.edu/sites/default/files/ECM_PRO_059254.pdf https://news.gallup.com/poll/350486/record-high-support-same-sex-marriage.aspx https://news.gallup.com/poll/1576/abortion.aspx  
5/7/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 54 seconds
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E78: VC fund metrics that matter, private market update, recession, student loans, Bill Hwang arrest

0:00 Bestie intros 4:32 Understanding VC fund metrics that matter, state of private markets 29:37 Recession possibilities, Q1 negative growth 44:56 Student loan forgiveness, fixing the underlying system, solutions 1:09:52 Archegos founder Bill Hwang arrested and charged with fraud and racketeering 1:19:08 New Disinformation Governance Board 1:30:23 Predictions for Elon's Twitter vision, policing speech on social media using existing case law Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.socialcapital.com/ideas/2021-annual-letter https://twitter.com/jasongoepfert/status/1520040516955643905 https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-economy-gdp-growth-q1-11651108351 https://twitter.com/lizannsonders/status/1520021943621140483 https://www.conference-board.org/topics/consumer-confidence https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1489128016508719104 https://educationdata.org/wp-content/uploads/78/historical-cost-of-tuition-and-fees-room-and-board.webp https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/04/should-biden-forgive-student-loan-debt/629700/ https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2022-70 https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukraine-immigration-media-europe-misinformation-4e873389889bb1d9e2ad8659d9975e9d https://www.dhs.gov/ntas/advisory/national-terrorism-advisory-system-bulletin-february-07-2022 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/01/us/politics/russia-2016-election-facebook.html https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1519073003933515776
4/30/20221 hour, 51 minutes, 40 seconds
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E77: Tech work culture, crypto regulation, stablecoins, $NFLX & more w/ Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong

0:00 Bestie Intros + a new Bestie Guestie! 4:37 Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong reflects on his "mission-focused company" blog post, work culture in tech/Silicon Valley, realigning culture at Coinbase 26:25 Crypto regulation and adoption 46:37 Brian's takes on different types of stablecoins 51:14 Netflix's major headwinds Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-is-a-mission-focused-company-af882df8804 https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/12/22433437/apple-hire-antonio-garcia-martinez-out-petition-investigation https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/20/22446059/apple-employees-palestinians-support-internal-letter-tim-cook https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/4/22491629/apple-employees-push-back-return-office-internal-letter-tim-cook https://www.wsj.com/articles/revolt-in-disneys-florida-kingdom-ron-desantis-bob-chapek-11650578648 https://variety.com/2021/film/news/dave-chappelle-netflix-ted-sarandos-i-screwed-up-1235093098/ https://sacks.substack.com/p/your-startup-is-a-movement?s=r https://twitter.com/brian_armstrong/status/1435439291715358721 https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/03/09/fact-sheet-president-biden-to-sign-executive-order-on-ensuring-responsible-innovation-in-digital-assets/ https://www.investopedia.com/terms/h/howey-test.asp https://www.wsj.com/articles/crypto-thieves-get-bolder-by-the-heist-stealing-record-amounts-11650582598 https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/06/axie-infinity-creator-raises-150m-round-to-compensate-victims-of-625m-ronin-hack/ https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1402030233319088139 https://nypost.com/2022/04/21/ex-mcdonalds-ceo-rensi-companies-have-no-business-in-politics/ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/arts/netflix-loses-200000-subscribers-projects-even-deeper-losses-this-spring https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NFLX:NASDAQ https://ycharts.com/companies/NFLX/market_cap https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-04-20/ackman-loses-more-than-430-million-on-three-month-netflix-bet https://www.google.com/finance/quote/FB:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/GOOG:NASDAQ https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1516600269899026432 https://summit.allinpodcast.co/
4/23/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 39 seconds
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E76.5: Food shortage, China's grand plan, inflation, French election plus an All-In Summit preview

*** PRODUCER'S NOTE: This is part two of E76. If you want to hear the besties break down Elon vs. Twitter, check out the previous episode.     0:00 Surprise part two! 1:03 Friedberg breaks down the global food crisis and predicts China's grand plan 9:27 Inflation: 8.5% CPI in March, potential causes, what the rest of 2022 might look like 18:22 Understanding French election results so far 23:08 All-In Summit update and preview Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://thediplomat.com/2022/02/what-does-chinas-horn-of-africa-envoy-mean-for-its-non-intervention-principle/ https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3169076/china-unites-somalia-against-growing-taiwanese-somaliland-ties https://allafrica.com/stories/202203190144.html https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3170851/ukraine-invasion-china-braces-effects-global-fertiliser https://www.economist.com/china/2022/04/09/when-china-worries-about-food-the-world-pays https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3173619/china-didnt-hoard-grains-stockpiling-ensure-domestic-food https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-inflation-consumer-price-index-march-2022-11649725215 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1485696010290491393 https://www.resultats-elections.interieur.gouv.fr/presidentielle-2022 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/13/world/europe/le-pen-nato-russia-germany.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/visa-mastercard-fees-will-hurt-consumers-sen-dick-durbin-says-11650046879 https://summit.allinpodcast.co/
4/16/202237 minutes, 59 seconds
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E76: Elon vs. Twitter

0:00 Jason's new skincare routine, Sacks' Good Friday portfolio update, Bestie intros 3:12 Breaking down Elon's offer to buy Twitter and take it private: poison pills, board responsibility and more 30:50 Core issues of Elon vs. Twitter, analyzing reactions, breaking down Twitter's revenue per employee 43:10 Free speech and Twitter, predictions for how this saga ends, business film recommendations Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1514564966564651008 https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/twitter-adopts-limited-duration-shareholder-rights-plan-enabling-all-shareholders-to-realize-full-value-of-company-301526627.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revlon,_Inc._v._MacAndrews_%26_Forbes_Holdings,_Inc. https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/0001418091/000110465922045641/tm2212748d1_sc13da.htm https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TWTR:NYSE https://twitter.com/DefiantLs/status/1514738236207337477 https://twitter.com/jeffjarvis/status/1514578609754812419 https://twitter.com/maxboot/status/1514570168730636290 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SPY:NYSEARCA https://www.google.com/finance/quote/TSLA:NASDAQ https://twitter.com/DefiantLs/status/1514738236207337477 https://twitter.com/auronmacintyre/status/1514653963408318474 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/ATVI:NASDAQ
4/16/202258 minutes, 35 seconds
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E75: Fast shuts down, board culpability, Elon buys 9% of Twitter, deplatforming's evolution & more

0:00 Jason's big night out, bestie intros, All-In Summit update and more 8:01 Layoffs and shutdowns: Fast, Better.com, GoPuff; Chamath gives a macro- and micro- overview for startups 14:09 Preventing layoffs, culpability in Fast's shutdown, VC diligence strategy, VC/founder model 41:51 Elon buys a 9% stake in Twitter and joins the board: what does this mean for Twitter, free speech online, evolution of deplatforming 1:03:24 Food shortage update, ideal US objectives going forward Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.theinformation.com/articles/live-fast-die-young-behind-the-fall-of-a-one-click-wonder https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/08/better-com-cto-steps-down-agrees-to-voluntary-separation-in-wake-of-mass-layoffs https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/06/better-com-offering-employees-60-days-severance-losing-tens-of-millions-per-month-per-sources https://www.theinformation.com/articles/gopuff-plans-hundreds-of-layoffs-to-cut-40-million-in-costs https://articles.sequoiacap.com/rip-good-times https://sacks.substack.com/p/the-saas-board-meeting https://medium.com/craft-ventures/blitzfail-how-not-to-go-off-the-rails-24ccaf92c410 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-04-04/musk-takes-9-2-stake-in-twitter-after-questioning-platform https://twitter.com/paraga/status/1511320953598357505 https://twitter.com/jack/status/1511329369473564677 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1507259709224632344 https://twitter.com/micsolana/status/1511360061670662149 https://twitter.com/micsolana/status/1511674851202945024 https://www.cnn.com/2022/04/06/tech/pinterest-climate-change-misinformation-policy/index.html https://gro-intelligence.com/insights/gro-predicts-us-corn-stocks-will-drop-sharply-in-2022-23 https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-state-department-failed-to-prevent-the-war-will-it-now-prevent-the-peace
4/9/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 38 seconds
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E74: Market update, inverted yield curve, immigration, new SPAC rules, $FB smears TikTok and more

0:00 Sacks' DC trip and foreign policy speaking gig 5:50 Yield curve inversion, breaking down the current state of the markets, understanding the labor market through birth rate and immigration 26:16 How the US can fix its current economic issues, reframing high-skilled immigration 48:54 SEC's new proposed rules around SPACs and climate disclosures for public companies: how will both markets be impacted? 1:10:29 Meta used a GOP firm to run a smear campaign against TikTok in the US: dirty, necessary, or both? 1:19:03 Food shortage update 1:24:33 Sacks and Jason reflect on Biden's inflammatory comments on Putin Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/04/the-obama-doctrine/471525 https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/part-us-yield-curve-just-inverted-does-that-mean-recession-is-coming-2022-03-28 https://www.federalreserve.gov/econres/notes/feds-notes/dont-fear-the-yield-curve-reprise-20220325.htm https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/restoration-hardware-stock-price-ceo-warns-big-short-economy-inflation-2022-3 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/PATH:NYSE https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2022/03/american-population-growth-rate-slow/629392 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CIVPART https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/31/2-year-treasury-yield-tops-10-year-rate-a-yield-curve-inversion-that-could-signal-a-recession.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/joe-bidens-big-new-wealth-tax-white-house-budget-fy-2023-11648504962 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-03-28/manchin-pans-biden-s-proposed-tax-on-unrealized-gains-of-wealthy https://theliberalpatriot.substack.com/p/democrats-go-directly-to-the-center https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-03-29/spacs-face-fresh-sec-legal-threat-for-overly-bullish-forecasts https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-05-27/spacs-can-take-away-the-insiders-advantage-in-ipos-and-markets https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-03-22/the-sec-will-regulate-climate https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/30/sec-targets-spacs-with-new-rules-about-forecasts-mergers.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/03/30/facebook-tiktok-targeted-victory/ https://www.agweek.com/news/ukraine-ag-production-could-drop-80-fertilizer-prices-to-cut-food-supply-long-term-uk-expert-says https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2022/03/wheat-in-2023.html https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2021/09/information-on-2021-cash-rents-with-implications-for-2022.html https://www.agweek.com/news/usda-nass-to-livestream-prospective-planting-report https://www.npr.org/2022/03/28/1089300515/biden-putin-remarks-regime-change https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/putin-s-approval-ratings-soar-amid-russia-s-war-in-ukraine/ar-AAVI29R
4/1/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 11 seconds
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E73: Late-stage VC markdowns and mistakes, market strategy, Ukraine/Russia update with Brad Gerstner

0:00 Bestie Guestie Brad Gerstner is filling in for Friedberg 1:34 Understanding public SaaS and Internet multiples, Instacart's cuts its valuation by 40%, understanding reality of overvalued late-stage companies 21:52 Capital allocators at fault, how crossover funds are reacting, late-stage price discovery, investor and founder behavioral psychology 40:37 Sacks' burn multiple, managing growth spend, new VC qualifications, lessons from the COVID bubble 53:58 Russia/Ukraine: US potential non-ceasefire strategy, Zelenskyy's revelations in CNN interview, rhetoric getting more aggressive 1:08:58 How will Putin withdraw without redacting the sanctions? What is the offramp? Zelenskyy's posture on global war 1:24:18 Understanding China's recently announced tax cuts, All-In Summit talk Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://sacks.substack.com/p/the-burnmultiple-51a7e43cb200 https://substack.com/profile/11803623-jamin-ball https://twitter.com/nfergus/status/1506243619384037378 https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-03-22/niall-ferguson-putin-and-biden-misunderstand-history-in-ukraine-war https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB10014.html https://twitter.com/samramani2/status/1507378113893871617 https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russia-says-first-phase-ukraine-operation-mostly-complete-focus-now-donbass-2022-03-25/ https://www.wptv.com/news/national/russia-ukraine-conflict/zelenskyy-warns-of-world-war-iii-if-russia-ukraine-peace-talks-fail https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2022/03/20/zelensky_ukraine_failed_putin_talks_would_mean_a_third_world_war.html https://www.politico.com/news/2022/03/20/zelenskyy-ukraine-zakaria-interview-00018716 https://fortune.com/2022/03/25/russia-g20-summit-putin-biden-indonesia-bali-china-ukraine/ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/23/world/europe/putin-speech-russia-ukraine.html https://fortune.com/2022/03/24/putin-russia-natural-gas-europe-imports-pay-in-rubles-sanctions/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-arabia-considers-accepting-yuan-instead-of-dollars-for-chinese-oil-sales-11647351541 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/23/world/europe/putin-speech-russia-ukraine.html https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/24/biden-says-us-would-respond-to-russia-if-putin-uses-chemical-or-biological-weapons.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2014/03/09/blinken-u-s-would-not-recognize-crimea-secession/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-sticks-with-longstanding-u-s-policy-on-use-of-nuclear-weapons-amid-pressure-from-allies-11648176849 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-03-21/china-embraces-supply-side-economics-with-tax-cuts
3/26/20221 hour, 36 minutes, 18 seconds
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E72: Impact of sanctions, deglobalization, food shortage risks, macroeconomic outlook and more

0:00 Jason's new "family office" and Sacks' new strategy 2:39 Understanding where all sides stand in the Russia/Ukraine War three weeks in 15:21 Sanctions risking a major food shortage: possible solutions, how we got here, creating distributed manufacturing and supply chains, capitalist incentives flipping 34:59 Breaking down the second- and third-order effects of the massive sanctions on Russia; best case/worst case outcomes for this new form of economic warfare, deglobalization 49:26 US economy big picture outlook: inflation, rising rates, decreasing uncertainty potentially a bullish sign in public markets; how that flows to private markets 1:02:06 Rewriting foreign policy playbooks Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/16/us/politics/russia-troop-deaths.html https://www.axios.com/zelensky-russian-invasion-ukraine-ea623eb5-4a14-4458-9640-af981081e4a4.html https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/russia-ukraine-invasion-francis-fukuyama-b2035413.html https://twitter.com/davidfrum/status/1504601558184517637 https://uscnpm.org/2022/03/12/hu-wei-russia-ukraine-war-china-choice/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/03/16/ukraine-zelensky-information-war/ https://twitter.com/RichardHanania/status/1504824837964926981 https://twitter.com/ClintEhrlich/status/1504618754784735232 https://www.ft.com/content/7b341e46-d375-4817-be67-802b7fa77ef1 https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/first-drought-now-war-global-wheat-supplies-peril-rcna19298 https://www.agweb.com/news/policy/politics/if-you-think-fertilizer-prices-are-bad-now-heres-why-china-could-make https://www.eia.gov/outlooks/steo/images/Fig4.png https://www.agriculture.com/news/business/skyrocketing-fertilizer-prices-gouge-farmer-profits-groups-blame-consolidation https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/future/cu22 https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/1504214235114577926 https://www.bls.gov/charts/consumer-price-index/consumer-price-index-by-category-line-chart.htm https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/10/there-are-more-than-11-million-open-jobs-in-america-right-now.html https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/03/16/business/fed-meeting-interest-rates https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1503989745939980292 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-26079957 https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2021-06-16/the-latest-kremlin-official-says-summit-will-not-be-easy https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-14/biden-says-ukraine-has-work-to-do-on-corruption-to-get-into-nato https://theintercept.com/2022/03/15/ukraine-russia-war-sovereignty-negotiations/ https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/01/politics/ukraine-volodymyr-zelensky-biden-white-house/index.html https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/09/01/joint-statement-on-the-u-s-ukraine-strategic-partnership/ https://www.state.gov/u-s-ukraine-charter-on-strategic-partnership/ https://www.amazon.com/Changing-World-Order-Nations-Succeed/dp/1982160276/ https://www.salon.com/2021/01/19/who-is-victoria-nuland-a-really-bad-idea-as-a-key-player-in-bidens-foreign-policy-team/
3/19/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 38 seconds
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E71: Russia/Ukraine deep dive: escalation, risk factors, financial fallout, exit ramps and more

0:00 David Sacks: Man for the people 0:50 Escalating tensions over Russia/Ukraine; nuclear scare; evolving forms of warfare 16:27 Assessing impact of economic sanctions: first, second and third-order effects; exit ramps for Putin and Russia 34:23 Reflecting on if taking NATO expansion off the table would have prevented war; Putin's risk of ruin; lessons learned so far 46:12 New version of economic warfare; possibility of a regime change; comparisons to the Cuban Missile Crisis; realist vs. idealist; lessons for Taiwan 1:05:22 Market impact, increased volatility, thinking in decades, managing risk 1:19:22 Car T-cell therapy breakthroughs and approvals; CRISPR patent controversy; Sacks makes a final point Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/phildstewart/status/1499535843207389186 https://www.onmanorama.com/news/world/2022/03/04/garry-kasparov-former-world-chess-champion-attacks-russian-president-vladimir-putin-ukraine-invasion-twitter.html https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1574056/world-war-3-russia-ukraine-vladimir-putin-fiona-hill-us-national-security-council https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/nato-meets-ukraine-calls-no-fly-zone-hinder-russia-2022-03-04 https://twitter.com/TimothyDSnyder/status/1499587642115117059 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/02/opinion/ukraine-russia-war-zelensky.html https://www.google.com/finance/quote/LUKOY:OTCMKTS https://oec.world/en/profile/hs92/wheat https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1498873063378612227 https://twitter.com/LindseyGrahamSC/status/1499574209567199235 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/04/world/europe/lindsey-graham-putin-russia.html https://twitter.com/biancoresearch/status/1499385705591709698 https://www.politico.eu/article/ukraine-war-russia-germany-still-blocking-arms-supplies/ https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/germany-hike-defense-spending-scholz-says-further-policy-shift-2022-02-27/ https://www.reuters.com/business/sustainable-business/germany-aims-get-100-energy-renewable-sources-by-2035-2022-02-28/ https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/28/world/europe/switzerland-russian-assets-freeze.html https://www.thedefensepost.com/2022/02/28/sweden-arms-ukraine/ https://www.nato.int/docu/update/2008/04-april/e0403h.html https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/biography-george-h-w-bush-slams-iron-ass-cheney-rumsfeld-n457911 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrMiSQAGOS4 https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GDP.MKTP.CD?locations=RU https://twitter.com/shellenbergermd/status/1499386637066727424 https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/the-wests-green-delusions-empowered?s=r https://www.npr.org/2022/03/04/1084580235/russia-blocks-facebook-twitter https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/03/technology/ukraine-war-misinfo.html https://twitter.com/Ukraine/status/1497834538843660291 https://www.indiatoday.in/fact-check/story/fact-check-russia-ukraine-war-old-woman-not-giving-invading-russian-soldiers-the-finger-1920479-2022-03-04 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1496998762496946203 https://twitter.com/morganhousel/status/1499484089082007552 https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/euro-pinned-war-stokes-stagflation-fears-2022-03-03/ https://twitter.com/zekejmiller/status/1499739582115553281 https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/wheat-corn-prices-surge-amid-russias-invasion-of-ukraine/2774260/ https://www.myelomacrowd.org/janssen-s-cilta-cel-car-t-receives-fda-approval-for-relapsed-multiple-myeloma/ https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/fda-approves-jjs-cell-based-multiple-myeloma-therapy-blood-cancer-treatment-wsj-2022-03-01/ https://www.fiercebiotech.com/research/a2-bios-activator-blocker-car-t-cell-therapies-show-early-promise-solid-cancers https://www.wsj.com/articles/crispr-patent-gene-editing-dispute-11646187911 https://twitter.com/MZHemingway/status/1499588624664657926  
3/5/20221 hour, 35 minutes, 54 seconds
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E70: EMERGENCY POD! Russia invades Ukraine: Reactions, Putin's ambition, Biden's response and more

0:00 Ukraine invasion: how should the US respond? 17:03 Importance of energy independence when dealing with Russia; solutions: Solar, Natural Gas, Nuclear, etc 32:51 Reflecting on the media coverage so far, Putin's ambitions 42:20 Biden's new sanctions, Chamath's Russia story, doing the math on how the US can leverage energy independence 53:19 Markets signaling a potential turnaround, great businesses are available to buy at compressed prices, is Putin mad Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/04/the-obama-doctrine/471525/#3 https://nypost.com/2022/01/27/us-nato-must-never-give-in-to-russias-absurd-demands https://twitter.com/Ukraine/status/1496837835743133699 https://twitter.com/Ukraine/status/1496716168920547331 https://www.wsj.com/articles/jony-ive-steve-jobs-memories-10th-anniversary-11633354769?mod=e2tw https://www.wsj.com/articles/putin-green-energy-price-independence-gas-lng-fracking-russia-ukraine-invasion-europe-germany-nord-stream-11645650131 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_power_in_Germany https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/21/highlights-of-russian-president-putins-speech https://peterbeinart.substack.com/p/bidens-cia-director-doesnt-believe?utm_source=url https://www.nationalreview.com/2003/03/unpatriotic-conservatives-david-frum/  
2/24/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 18 seconds
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E68: Trudeau invokes emergency powers, Bitcoin vs. government, Tiger Global's new strategy & more

0:00 Sacks needs the ball 1:43 Trudeau invokes emergency powers to try and stop the truckers protest 13:45 Bitcoin's role in decentralizing currency away from potentially hostile governments 25:37 San Francisco Board of Education recall: what this means for the boundaries of progressivism 42:02 Assessing Tiger Global's new strategy: less late-stage private companies, more Series A and B rounds, more compressed public tech stocks 1:11:24 HIV stem cell breakthrough, Sacks gives some hot takes on Fauci 1:24:59 Sacks' vendetta corner: Sacks vs. Paul Graham Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-02-17/police-begin-financial-squeeze-trudeau-defends-emergency-edict https://www.thecountersignal.com/news/rcmp-ban-34-crypto-wallets-from-working-in-canada https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/get-ready-for-the-no-buy-list?utm_source=url https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1494534850090442752 https://twitter.com/juliettekayyem/status/1491757167308902405 https://twitter.com/juliettekayyem/status/1491789181428715521 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/16/us/san-francisco-school-board-recall.html https://twitter.com/garrytan/status/1493876167085944834 https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2021/05/24/covid-funding-loophole-san-francisco-school-reopening https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-02-18/wokeism-has-peaked-in-america-but-is-still-globally-influential https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1493860336713097218 https://twitter.com/MikeBloomberg/status/1494009394257870848 https://theliberalpatriot.substack.com/p/the-democrats-coming-asian-voter https://www.theinformation.com/articles/tiger-global-d1-capital-signal-pullback-from-big-private-tech-deals-amid-market-rout https://www.wsj.com/articles/woman-appears-cured-of-hiv-after-umbilical-cord-blood-transplant-11644945720 https://twitter.com/phil_hellmuth/status/1494144604555206656 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1493296369796202496
2/19/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 43 seconds
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E67: Revisiting Rogan, Canadian truckers' protest, fusion breakthrough, $MSFT's savvy move & more

0:00 Bestie Intro: Phil Hellmuth found a new billionaire 1:30 Chamath's new camera positioning 3:58 Revisiting the Joe Rogan/Spotify situation, racism claims, and the video controversy 30:04 Canadian truckers' "Freedom Convoy": root causes, impact, what is this turning into? 45:00 Nuclear fusion breakthrough: Friedberg shares thoughts and theories on what this could mean for the future of energy and life on Earth 54:15 Contrarian energy trade, Chamath's Big Tech play morphing into a long-term investment 1:01:01 Microsoft's savvy "burn it down" app store strategy, US income not keeping up with inflation, consumer sentiment getting worse, opening up and getting back to normal 1:15:57 CIA allegedly used an executive order from 1981 to execute warrantless surveillance on American citizens, DHS domestic terrorism infrastructure Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://variety.com/2022/digital/news/spotify-removes-joe-rogan-episodes-n-word-1235172972 https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/joe-rogan-podcast-episodes-removed-b2009035.html https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/3/22915456/spotify-ceo-joe-rogan-daniel-ek-town-hall-speech-platform-podcast https://people.com/tv/howard-stern-addresses-past-use-of-blackface-n-word https://twitter.com/aodespair/status/1489565575894478849 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1490803436639588352 https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/02/11/world/canada-trucker-protest https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2022/02/10/truckers-convoys-may-target-super-bowl-bidens-state-union/6738641001 https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/what-the-truckers-want https://globalnews.ca/news/8539610/trucker-convoy-covid-vaccine-mandates-ottawa https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1245179774097477633 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/08/us/politics/new-york-mask-mandate.html https://theliberalpatriot.substack.com/p/the-left-is-blowing-its-big-opportunity https://www.google.com/finance/quote/XLE:NYSEARCA?window=6M https://seekingalpha.com/news/3799278-oil-and-gas-stocks-top-todays-leaderboard-as-oil-resumes-upward-climb https://www.wsj.com/articles/microsoft-promises-openness-on-new-app-store-as-it-seeks-approval-for-activision-acquisition-11644424237 https://twitter.com/zerohedge/status/1491771262544318464 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-consumer-sentiment-falls-fresh-151419313.html https://www.mercurynews.com/2012/12/13/thomas-sowell-inflation-can-tax-the-poor-as-well-as-the-rich/ https://www.nationaljournal.com/s/716486/biden-is-blowing-his-covid-moment/ https://twitter.com/hollandcourtney/status/1491996868829614081 https://www.wyden.senate.gov/news/press-releases/wyden-and-heinrich-newly-declassified-documents-reveal-previously-secret-cia-bulk-collection-problems-with-cia-handling-of-americans-information https://www.wyden.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/HainesBurns_WydenHeinrich_13APR21%20-FINAL.pdf https://www.dhs.gov/ntas/advisory/national-terrorism-advisory-system-bulletin-february-07-2022
2/12/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 51 seconds
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E66: $FB's major pullback, Rogan/Spotify mess, Xi/Putin meetup and understanding supply chain issues with Bestie Guestie Ryan Petersen (Flexport CEO)

0:00 Sacks' shining moment 2:34 Bestie Guestie Ryan Petersen joins to break down the supply chain situation: core issues, solutions, things to look out for 45:49 $FB's major pullback: causes, headwinds, and why going all-in on the Metaverse might have been a "frothy market mistake" 55:28 Breaking down the competition in the "XR Wars": Meta, Apple, Microsoft and Google; why a phone might have been a better $10B/year bet for Facebook, Google's strategic brilliance 1:09:14 Spotify's Joe Rogan situation: positions, speech rights, division amongst free speech 1:23:08 Reflection on Baby Boomers' transition from radically free speech and anti-government to authoritarian, misinformation changing over time, using science to discredit science 1:30:10 Xi Jinping and Putin are deepening their relationship: what does this mean for the world, and how should the US strategically respond? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.google.com/finance/quote/INGR:NYSE https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevebanker/2021/04/23/walmarts-massive-investment-in-a-supply-chain-transformation/?sh=41a6b18340ed https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/20/peloton-to-pause-production-of-its-bikes-treadmills-as-demand-wanes.html https://twitter.com/typesfast/status/1451543776992845834 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/FB:NASDAQ https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/02/meta-reality-labs-reports-10-billion-loss.html https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/02/facebook-says-apple-ios-privacy-change-will-cost-10-billion-this-year.html https://www.google.com/finance/quote/PYPL:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/SNAP:NYSE https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/03/facebook-and-google-stocks-have-diverged-and-the-reason-is-apple.html https://twitter.com/GavinSBaker/status/1462831115572596744 https://www.google.com/finance/quote/NFLX:NASDAQ https://www.google.com/finance/quote/AMZN:NASDAQ https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1489321225520238592 https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/get-ready-for-the-no-buy-list https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/26/arts/music/spotify-neil-young-joe-rogan.html https://www.theverge.com/2022/2/3/22915456/spotify-ceo-joe-rogan-daniel-ek-town-hall-speech-platform-podcast https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10475473/Barack-Michelle-Obama-preparing-shop-new-podcast-partner-amid-outcry-Joe-Rogan.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2022/02/02/spotify-rogan-white-house-covid-misinformation https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1488252747489202181 https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1489258034865971205 https://www.thewrap.com/tucker-carlson-liberal-viewership-fox-news https://twitter.com/echeloninsights/status/1487118055582965762 https://twitter.com/MonmouthPoll/status/1488180589505167372 https://www.wsj.com/articles/russias-vladimir-putin-meets-with-chinese-leader-xi-jinping-in-beijing-11643966743 https://www.voltairenet.org/article215540.html
2/5/20221 hour, 38 minutes, 56 seconds
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E65: VC markup dynamics, Russia/US tensions over Ukraine, Altos Labs raises $3B, Stripe mafia & more

0:00 Chamath's preferred cosplay 1:35 Reflecting on bad investment decisions and markup dynamics 15:20 Rising tensions between US and Russia over Ukraine, Putin's demands, NATO negotiations as the underreported key piece, Obama's savvy Russia dealings 39:16 Bill Ackman buys the Netflix dip, Tesla and Microsoft crush earnings, the Fed signals rate hikes 55:18 Altos Labs raises $3B in the largest Seed round ever, incredible Yamanaka factors breakthrough, dynamics of a richly capitalized bio-moonshot 1:04:08 The Stripe Mafia, Bolt CEO punches up, reflecting on old emails Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2013-05-30/bitcoin-the-perfect-schmuck-insurance https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1480716684038049796 https://medium.com/@jason/do-the-work-skip-the-party-8f2864560195#724a--share-10-78 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/16/world/europe/russia-ukraine-invasion.html https://www.defense.gov/News/Transcripts/Transcript/Article/2910061/pentagon-press-secretary-john-kirby-holds-a-press-briefing https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/04/the-obama-doctrine/471525 https://www.history.com/news/nato-article-5-meaning-history-world-war-2 https://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-shifrinson-russia-us-nato-deal--20160530-snap-story.html https://www.worldometers.info/gdp/gdp-by-country https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/natosource/obama-does-not-believe-invading-ukraine-or-saving-assad-makes-putin-a-player https://www.euractiv.com/section/global-europe/news/germany-agrees-to-axe-nord-stream-2-if-russia-invades-ukraine https://www.wsj.com/articles/william-ackman-takes-stake-in-netflix-11643236690 https://tesla-cdn.thron.com/static/WIIG2L_TSLA_Q4_2021_Update_O7MYNE.pdf?xseo=&response-content-disposition=inline%3Bfilename%3D%22tsla-q4-and-fy-2021-update.pdf%22 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/earnings/FY-2022-Q2/press-release-webcast https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/26/fed-decision-january-2022-.html https://www.tcv.com/tcv-insights/netflix-case-study https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/16/peloton-files-to-sell-1-billion-in-stock-offering-shares-drop.html https://www.drugdiscoverytrends.com/biotech-altos-labs-emerges-with-3b-in-funding-to-focus-on-cellular-rejuvenation-programming https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.01.20.477063v1.full.pdf https://twitter.com/theryanking/status/1485784823641755648 https://twitter.com/shaunmmaguire/status/1486082835974811650 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1486113945790214146 https://twitter.com/shaunmmaguire/status/1486114773209006080 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1486121975311339520 https://my.pitchbook.com/profile/107633-08/company/profile#deal-history/102358-00T
1/29/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 12 seconds
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E64: Antitrust standards & enforcement, tech repricing, lab leak obfuscation, E63 reactions & more

00:00 Cold Open 00:25 Besties react to last week’s All-In E63 21:50 Implications of FTC Chair Lina Khan’s approach to enforcing antitrust 42:21 “Superbubble,” Multiple compression, Fed interest rates, Peloton & Netflix valuations 1:11:04 Sacks explains the NIH’s coordinated effort to downplay the lab leak hypothesis 1:32:01 Friedberg’s new company Cana 1:33:47 Learning loss from COVID school closures Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the Episode: Lina Khan interview with Kara Swisher and Andrew Ross Sorkin on CNBC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1iYGE3PVYA    WSJ article: Sen. Dianne Feinstein & Sen. Alex Padilla advanced the antitrust bill https://www.wsj.com/articles/senate-panel-approves-antitrust-bill-restricting-big-tech-platforms-11642701487    Chamath’s Social Capital 2019 Annual Letter https://www.socialcapital.com/annual-letters/2019    Bill Ackman suggests the Fed should raise rate by 50 basis points https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1482449525595943045?s=20    Gavin Baker’s Twitter on Generals getting shot last https://twitter.com/GavinSBaker/status/1479454332567310342?s=20    Jonathan Chait in NY Mag on School Closures https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/progressives-must-reckon-with-the-school-closing-catastrophe.html    Unicef estimate that COVID-19 learning loss could cost students close to $17 trillion https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/learning-losses-covid-19-could-cost-generation-students-close-17-trillion-lifetime    Friedberg’s interview on This Week in Startups https://youtu.be/dajzLwGAntI?t=1998  https://apple.co/33Xrbq3 
1/22/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 14 seconds
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E63: Insurrection indictments, human rights in the US and abroad, groundbreaking MS study and more

0:00 Bestie Intro: Friedberg prepares for the insurrection discussion 0:39 Breaking down the Oath Keeper indictments and the riots at the capitol, Biden's plummeting approval rating 14:45 Human rights perspectives and challenges: domestic and international 57:36 Considering the rise of authoritarianism in the US, positive stimulus impacts 1:04:09 Groundbreaking study on a possible root cause of multiple sclerosis, pig heart successfully transplanted into living person, SEC considering tightening accreditation laws 1:19:44 Rehashing the roast of Phil Hellmuth Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/13/us/politics/oath-keepers-stewart-rhodes.html https://january6th.house.gov/news/press-releases/select-committee-subpoenas-social-media-companies-records-related-january-6th https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/leader-oath-keepers-and-10-other-individuals-indicted-federal-court-seditious-conspiracy-and https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/06/opinion/democrats-fail-defending-democracy.html https://twitter.com/ryanstruyk/status/1481345993320939525 https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-walensky-study-idUSL1N2TS0S2 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1481386527485693953 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/12/nyregion/rikers-jail-videos.html https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-22278037 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/14/us/politics/russia-ukraine-us-intelligence.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/americans-finances-got-stronger-in-the-pandemicconfounding-early-fears-11641736069 https://www.npr.org/2022/01/13/1072529477/more-than-1-million-fewer-students-are-in-college-the-lowest-enrollment-numbers- https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abj8222 https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2022/01/phase-i-clinical-trial-of-moderna-mrna-vaccine-for-epstein-barr-virus-starting-at-umass-chan/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/pig-heart-transplant-donor-organs-11641948330 https://www.wsj.com/articles/sec-pushes-for-more-transparency-from-private-companies-11641752489
1/15/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 9 seconds
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E62: Elizabeth Holmes verdict, fraud origins & takeaways, navigating "The Great Markdown" & more

0:00 Bestie intro and poker recap 3:14 Elizabeth Holmes verdict, origins of the fraud, breakdown of the Theranos promise 17:51 Lessons for founders and investors from the Theranos debacle, bad behavior a sign of the top 26:09 Implications of "The Great Markdown" on public and private markets, confusing FED decisions 45:56 Advice for founders on navigating a downturn 1:00:01 a16z's new mega funds; should they go public? How does that change partner dynamics? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-elizabeth-holmes-verdict-theranos-founder-is-guilty-on-four-of-11-charges-in-fraud-trial-11641255705 https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-58469882 https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/04/technology/elizabeth-holmes-verdict.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-theranos-fraud-elizabeth-holmes-convicted-trial-blood-testing-start-up-11641330471 https://www.businessinsider.com/bill-maris-explains-why-gv-didnt-invest-in-theranos-2015-10 https://www.skadden.com/insights/publications/2021/06/insights-the-delaware-edition/delaware-courts-expand-plaintiffs-rights https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/05/fed-minutes-december-2021.html https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/T10YIE http://www.paulgraham.com/aord.html https://www.socialcapital.com/annual-letters/2019 https://medium.com/craft-ventures/the-burn-multiple-51a7e43cb200 https://www.statista.com/statistics/266206/googles-annual-global-revenue https://techcrunch.com/2022/01/07/andreessen-horowitz-raises-9b-in-new-capital-for-venture-growth-bio-funds
1/8/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 38 seconds
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E61: 2022 Predictions! Business, politics, science, tech, crypto, & more

(0:00) Recapping the "Superspreader" (6:12) Predicting 2022's biggest political winner (11:57) Predicting 2022's biggest political loser (19:07) Predicting 2022's biggest business winner (25:47) Predicting 2022's biggest business loser (34:30) Most contrarian belief for 2022 (1:02:07) Best performing asset for 2022 (1:04:19) Most anticipated trend for 2022 (1:09:19) Most anticipated media for 2022 Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFMMeCMbNt8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrgYEbIQkac https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/15/chinas-xi-and-russias-putin-talk-geopolitics-in-video-call.html https://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/countries-by-gdp https://twitter.com/datarade/status/1474432996845436933 https://twitter.com/kerpen/status/1475209018058723334 https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/23/22245325/samsungbuilding-chipmaking-fab-texas-taylor https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-to-stop-accepting-u-k-issued-visa-credit-cards-11637153600 https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1475438356473409542 https://balajis.com/mirrortable https://www.wsj.com/articles/hispanic-voters-now-evenly-split-between-parties-wsj-poll-finds-11638972769 https://twitter.com/peterdaou/status/1470906537682026499 https://twitter.com/TheOfficialRom/status/1472206678586179588 https://twitter.com/joebiden/status/1322254443644026880 https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1227-isolation-quarantine-guidance.html https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/12/27/world/cdc-quarantine-isolation-guidelines#quarantine-5-days https://twitter.com/FaceTheNation/status/1475209878415323140
12/29/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 30 seconds
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E60: The 2021 Bestie Awards PLUS Jack Dorsey starts the Web3 Wars

(0:00) Catching up on the Web3 wars and Jack Dorsey sounding off (5:10) Biggest Winner - Politics (9:43) Biggest Loser - Politics (14:37) Biggest Political Surprise (22:24) Biggest Winner - Business (26:03) Biggest Loser - Business (30:54) Biggest Business Surprise (35:27) Best Science Breakthrough (42:56) Biggest Flash in the Pan (47:08) Best CEO (52:43) Best Investor (57:12) Best Turnaround (1:02:47) Worth Human Being (1:07:31) Best Meme (1:10:02) Most Loathsome Company (1:14:47) Best New Tech (1:20:22) Best Trend (1:22:17) Worst Trend (1:26:02) Favorite Media (1:34:15) The Rudy Giuliani Award for Self-Immolation (1:39:07) The Besties spread holiday cheer with each other Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/jack https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1473321415285751811 https://twitter.com/cdixon/status/1473150192400486401 https://twitter.com/jack/status/1473155226194616325 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1472754632325795843 https://www.theinformation.com/articles/coinbase-enters-the-metaverse-an-exodus-from-meta-s-novi-unit?rc=g3wfdp https://dune.xyz/rchen8/opensea https://phys.org/news/2021-09-chinese-scientists-starch-synthesis-carbon.html https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-55564448 https://www.amazon.com/Gray-Lady-Winked-Misreporting-Fabrications/dp/1736703315 https://www.wsj.com/articles/washington-post-grasps-for-new-direction-as-trump-era-boom-fades-11639695007 https://twitter.com/GavinSBaker/status/1473326791293128706 https://scitechdaily.com/fusion-breakthrough-at-the-brink-of-fusion-ignition-at-national-ignition-facility https://www.amazon.com/Grinding-It-Out-audiobook/dp/B07H4WXR4N https://www.amazon.com/Changing-World-Order-Nations-Succeed/dp/1982160276 https://www.amazon.com/San-Fransicko-Progressives-Ruin-Cities/dp/0063093626 https://www.amazon.com/Wanting-Power-Mimetic-Desire-Everyday/dp/1250262488
12/23/20211 hour, 48 minutes
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E59: Twitter's content warning algo, equity audits, politicians trading stocks, Fed's next move, mRNA & more

(0:00) Bestie Intro: Sweater update, NYC stories (8:30) Sacks got flagged on Twitter, theorizing on Twitter's content warning algorithm (14:37) "Racial equity audits" with product-level consequences might be coming to Big Tech (27:37) Elizabeth Warren vs. Elon on Twitter, birth of "Senator Karen," understanding where the Fed can go from here (42:56) Omicron spreading rapidly in NYC, but deaths are still relatively flat, anticipating the quality of life split for blue/red states going forward (53:02) Jeremy Strong's New Yorker profile and backlash, politicians trading stocks (1:08:57) Future of mRNA technology (1:15:39) SF Mayor London Breed's speech on increasing law enforcement: is she the right person to turn the ship around? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1470799225566859268 https://freebeacon.com/democrats/democrats-push-racial-equity-audits-to-cement-control-of-tech-companies https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/get-ready-for-the-no-buy-list https://mobile.twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1470415896053227522 https://mobile.twitter.com/SenSanders/status/1471512117257846784 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WALCL https://twitter.com/mangan150/status/1470827691527999494 https://twitter.com/peterpham/status/1471514774546509829 https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/12/13/on-succession-jeremy-strong-doesnt-get-the-joke https://www.etalk.ca/celebrity/jessica-chastain-and-more-celebs-unnecessarily-run-to-jeremy-strong-defence-after-new-yorker-profile.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/stephen-curry-warriors-shooting-11637027582 https://www.businessinsider.com/congress-stock-act-violations-senate-house-trading-2021-9#sen-dianne-feinstein-a-democrat-from-california-1 https://www.investopedia.com/regional-fed-presidents-step-aside-amid-trading-backlash-5203208 https://www.wsj.com/articles/131-federal-judges-broke-the-law-by-hearing-cases-where-they-had-a-financial-interest-11632834421 https://twitter.com/bgmasters/status/1471183791121055747 https://www.npr.org/2021/09/21/1039313011/tiktokers-are-trading-stocks-by-watching-what-members-of-congress-do https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-research-finds-immune-system-responds-to-mrna-treatment-for-cancer https://twitter.com/robkhenderson
12/17/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 27 seconds
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E58: November's CPI, preparing for a downturn, macro outlook, Better.com's botched layoffs & more

0:00 Bestie Intro: Chamath's happy hour and sweater feud 7:11 Breaking down the new 6.8% CPI number, reflecting on old inflation takes, jobs report, understanding why CPI is misleading 23:05 How growth stocks got overblown, current valuation outlook, government as capital allocators 40:12 Deficit trouble: will another president ever try and balance the budget? Areas of positivity in the economy 50:29 Better.com's botched layoffs, impact of overcapitalization, macro outlook for founders 1:11:16 Lessons from the Jussie Smollett saga Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/10/consumer-price-index-november-2021.html https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2021/consumer-prices-increase-6-2-percent-for-the-year-ended-october-2021.htm https://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-powell-must-do-next-after-admitting-that-he-was-wrong-about-transitory-inflation-11638460995 https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/27/economy/inflation-federal-reserve-janet-yellen/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/22/opinion/us-inflation-stimulus.html https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/10/business/economy/inflation-markets-federal-reserve.html https://www.axios.com/inflation-consumers-survey-1932e8d0-b01b-4c39-8fb4-4fdb9a96958d.html http://cdn.cnn.com/cnn/2021/images/12/10/cbo.report.on.build.back.better.pdf https://www.politico.com/newsletters/playbook-pm/2021/11/10/does-the-wh-owe-larry-summers-an-apology-495052 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/03/jobs-report-november-2021.html https://twitter.com/BillAckman/status/1469438745791410183 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/10/stanley-druckenmiller-fed-lulling-investors-into-false-sense-of-security.html https://www.businessinsider.com/congress-progressives-back-bill-4-day-workweek-remote-work-2021-12 https://youtu.be/-_wvTa8aiu8 https://www.thebalance.com/deficit-by-president-what-budget-deficits-hide-3306151 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1469370800771715073 https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidjeans/2020/11/20/mortgages-fraud-claims-and-dumb-dolphins-a-tangled-past-haunts-bettercom-ceo-vishal-garg/?sh=6ed46a0110f4 https://youtu.be/pXLx5OY21Bk https://youtu.be/wZXoErL2124
12/11/20211 hour, 21 minutes, 3 seconds
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E57: Understanding Omicron, tech stocks plummet, VC's great resignation, Jack Dorsey's departure

(0:00) Bestie Intro: Miami talk, gambling stories, Nancy Pelosi's retirement plans (12:30) Understanding the Omicron variant (24:49) Tech stocks plummet: why the selloff? (33:44) Inflation: here to stay? What's the 10-year outlook? (44:57) Anticipating a "Great Resignation" of successful VCs (54:45) Tech people ruining Art Basel, comparing Bay Area / South Florida immigrant communities in terms of political activity, success of Indian-Americans in tech (1:02:08) Mike Bloomberg donates $750M to charter schools (1:07:52) Jack Dorsey's departure from Twitter, what it means for free speech Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/trvrb https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2115463 https://twitter.com/erictopol/status/1466799350990839810 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1465037481187987457 https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-set-to-create-new-stateowned-rare-earths-giant-11638545586 https://www.shippingandfreightresource.com/china-us-freight-rates-plunge-but-china-manufacturing-woes-create-new-headaches-for-shippers https://fortune.com/2021/08/09/lumber-prices-down-2018-levels https://twitter.com/rabois/status/1466816803418615812 https://twitter.com/michelletandler/status/1465393612577853440 https://www.wsj.com/articles/michael-bloomberg-why-im-backing-charter-schools-covid-19-learning-loss-teachers-union-11638371324 https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/11/18/1012066/emtech-stage-twitters-cto-on-misinformation https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/twitter-is-about-to-get-way-worse
12/4/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 24 seconds
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E56: Constitution DAO, Rittenhouse trial coverage, private sector efficiency vs the government

0:00 Bestie intro 1:14 Constitution DAO: implications, shortcomings, how to move forward? 29:58 Rittenhouse trial media coverage 50:52 Ken Griffin plays heel (again), private sector efficiency vs. government inefficiency 1:07:08 Pete Davidson's pull, Sacks' taste in music, wrap Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/18/constitutiondao-crypto-investors-lose-bid-to-buy-constitution-copy.html https://twitter.com/constitutiondao https://www.constitutiondao.com https://www.coindesk.com/tech/2021/11/19/constitutiondao-outbid-for-first-printing-of-americas-founding-document-in-sothebys-auction/ https://youtu.be/1TBa-9Lx3vc?t=8762 https://www.cbsnews.com/live-updates/kyle-rittenhouse-trial-closing-arguments-self-defense/ https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/11/19/us/kyle-rittenhouse-trial https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1461372314424164367 https://www.wsj.com/articles/citadel-ceo-ken-griffin-outbid-a-group-of-crypto-investors-for-copy-of-u-s-constitution-11637352087 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/17/us/politics/biden-build-back-better-act.html https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/17/amazon-to-stop-accepting-visa-credit-cards-issued-in-the-uk.html https://twitter.com/ConceptualJames/status/1461007806333693959 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/05/sam-altman-puts-375-million-into-fusion-start-up-helion-energy.html https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/17/bill-gates-terrapower-builds-its-first-nuclear-reactor-in-a-coal-town.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHZ4MfOiqm8 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/emily-ratajkowski-women-find-pete-davidson-attractive_n_618be849e4b06de3eb7dfbbe
11/20/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 41 seconds
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E55: Valuing crypto projects, Rivian worth $100B+, inflation: causes and corrections and more

0:00 Bestie intro and Solana Breakpoint talk 4:43 Covering the censored segment from last week, how to value crypto projects and general investing, what to take away from the podcast 30:45 Rivian's >$100B valuation, greatest CNBC hit of all time 42:06 Inflation: reacting to the CPI number, problems with MMT, strategies to curb it 1:01:34 Xi Jinping becomes China's "Supreme Leader" 1:08:35 GE, Toshiba, and J&J break up into separate businesses: is this the end of the conglomerate? Insights from PayPal breaking off from eBay, what buybacks signal 1:24:44 Besties wrap the show Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-inflation-consumer-price-index-october-2021-11636491959 https://twitter.com/denverbitcoin/status/1458900776747737093/photo/1 https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/crops/article/2021/11/10/nitrogen-fertilizer-prices-shatter-1 https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-tests-israels-iron-dome-in-guam-as-defense-against-chinese-cruise-missiles-11636455224 https://twitter.com/Sen_JoeManchin/status/1458443966135902221 https://fredblog.stlouisfed.org/2017/02/two-tales-of-federal-debt https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-xi-gains-power-as-communist-party-designates-him-historical-figure-11636635312 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/09/ge-to-break-up-into-3-companies-focusing-on-aviation-healthcare-and-energy.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/toshiba-like-ge-plans-to-split-into-three-parts-11636700609?st=e6zgv5yq433lvr3&reflink=article_imessage_share https://investor.pypl.com/news-and-events/news-details/2021/Response-to-Market-Rumors-of-Discussions-Between-PayPal-and-Pinterest/default.aspx https://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-spent-nearly-20-billion-on-stock-buybacks-in-q4-at-average-prices-below-the-vwap-2021-10-29 https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/which-companies-spend-the-most-in-research-and-development-rd-2021-06-21
11/13/20211 hour, 32 minutes, 6 seconds
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E54: Spread trading big tech, capital allocation, Zillow's misfire, Progressives suffer losses

Show Notes: 0:00 Besties do a Microsoft-themed intro 7:53 Spread trading big tech, amazing power of Google and Microsoft 17:28 Sacks speaks about Bird going public from the NYSE, understanding distributions and evergreen funds, why Friedberg went the startup studio route 30:36 How DAOs fit in to the capital allocation landscape, the balance of consumer-facing products and infrastructure solutions for web 3.0 35:24 Zillow's iBuying implosion 46:05 Wokelash: Progressive democrats take huge hit on election day 2021, what are American voters looking for? 1:14:57 New CO2 to starch conversion discovered by Chinese researchers, future climate incentives Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/Suhail/status/1455553539552382979 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-01/zillow-selling-7-000-homes-for-2-8-billion-after-flipping-halt https://twitter.com/RTanuku/status/1456324783809826819 https://www.nytimes.com/news-event/elections-2021 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/04/nyregion/stephen-sweeney-durr-nj-election.html https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/republican-ann-davison-defeats-nicole-thomas-kennedy-to-become-seattles-first-woman-city-attorney https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/03/us/politics/democrat-losses-2022.html https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/04/us/california-math-curriculum-guidelines.html https://nypost.com/2021/11/01/mcauliffe-claims-everybody-clapped-after-classroom-comment https://www.newsweek.com/cnn-van-jones-glenn-youngkin-delta-variant-trumpism-1645303 https://twitter.com/patrickruffini/status/1454792424488902656 https://www.shorenewsnetwork.com/2021/10/17/if-taxes-are-your-issue-njs-not-for-you-murphy-says-comment-taken-out-of-context/ https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abh4049 https://twitter.com/friedberg/status/1454482267707899909 https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/28/blah-greta-thunberg-leaders-climate-crisis-co2-emissions https://www.wsj.com/articles/climate-finance-china-india-11636039142 https://www.wsj.com/articles/tariffs-climate-change-greenhouse-gases-manufacturing-steel-11635862305 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1454808104256737289
11/6/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 5 seconds
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E53: Wealth tax, dealing with inflation as a capital allocator, big tech earnings, Facebook's rebrand, paternity leave & more

0:00 Bestie intro, child update, Joe Lonsdale’s take on paternity leave 20:44 Proposed “Wealth Tax” 35:13 Inflation discussion: corporate and government reactions 52:30 Dealing with inflation as a capital allocator 58:49 Big Tech’s outrageous quarterly earnings, why Google is the best business ever, Facebook’s “Meta” rebrand Follow the besties:  https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/JTLonsdale/status/1453399478254379008 https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2019/02/26/698057356/if-a-wealth-tax-is-such-a-good-idea-why-did-europe-kill-theirs https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/interest-rates/pages/textview.aspx?data=yield https://www.npr.org/2021/10/28/1049980529/starbucks-and-costco-raising-wages-in-the-nationwide-competition-for-workers https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GFDEGDQ188S https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/currencies/crypto-investor-turned-8000-into-5-billion-buying-shiba-inu-2021-10 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-10-29/tesla-s-tsla-hidden-billionaire-how-one-retail-investor-made-7-billion https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/TOST/ https://www.wsj.com/articles/microsoft-overtakes-apple-as-most-valuable-company-11635516976 https://abc.xyz/investor/static/pdf/2021Q3_alphabet_earnings_release.pdf?cache=f1ba3f6 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1450108244915937284 https://www.theverge.com/22743744/facebook-teen-usage-decline-frances-haugen-leaks https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdYPqdJ6/
10/30/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 17 seconds
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E52: Trump's SPAC, peak venture liquidity, tech as an economic ladder, Dems overplaying their hand

Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie weight loss strategies, poker recap 13:19 Trump SPAC, how he can leverage the capital intelligently, building vs. acquiring, and more 33:43 Peak venture returns, tech landscape 44:56 Tech's global role: are we still in the early days, as opposed to a bubble? Wealth shaming, upward mobility 58:58 Democrats overplaying their hand, Netflix discourse, and more 1:17:41 Pig kidney biological innovation Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.tmtgcorp.com/press-releases/announcement-10-20-2021 https://www.tmtgcorp.com/company-overview https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/22/trump-social-media-spac-digital-world-acquisition-corp-surges-another-100percent.html https://twitter.com/scienceisstrat1/status/1450723760806379520 https://www.wsj.com/articles/venture-returns-keep-climbing-mystifying-some-industry-veterans-11634554801 https://files.pitchbook.com/website/files/pdf/Q3_2021_PitchBook-NVCA_Venture_Monitor.pdf https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/20/us/amherst-college-legacy-admissions.html https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/20/us/dorian-abbot-mit.html https://www.okayplayer.com/culture/michael-che-elon-musk-snl.html https://www.politico.com/news/2021/10/20/tech-billionaire-aiding-facebook-whistleblower-516358 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-20/china-slams-effeminate-men-in-xi-s-mounting-push-for-conformity https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/19/health/kidney-transplant-pig-human.html https://pandaily.com/top-livestream-salesman-li-jiaqi-records-1-7-billion-in-sales-in-first-11-11-livestream-viya-follows
10/23/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 29 seconds
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E51: Supply Chain Shortages, Inflation, DeSantis, Ted Sarandos Netflix Memo, Cancel Culture, Fan Q&A

Show Notes: 00:00 Cold Open 01:19 Titles 01:01 Intro Banter 04:24 Supply chain, labor shortage,  34:04 Taiwan 43:14 Sacks Desantis 47:00 Dave Chappelle 01:08:24 FDA 01:23:27 Question 1 01:27:08 Question 2   Follow the besties:  https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg   Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast   Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg   Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect   Referenced in the show: Statista - The U.S. Car Models Most Impacted By The Microchip Shortage Zack Kanter on Twitter - "The “supply chain crisis” is a clever rebrand" Naithan Jones on Twitter - NFTs Daily Breeze - No start date for 24/7 operations at Port of LA LA Daily News - Port of LA to go to 24/7 operations, Biden announces Nikkei Asia - TSMC announces plans to build first chip plant in Japan St. Louis Fed - Total Public Debt as Percent of Gross Domestic Product Forbes - Druckenmiller Blasts Fed’s ‘Radical’ Stimulus Policy David Sacks on Twitter - Desantis Dinner Variety - Ted Sarandos Doubles Down The Light of Other Days by Arthur C. Clarke CFTC Orders Tether and Bitfinex to Pay Fines Totaling $42.5 Million NBC -  Most adults shouldn't take daily aspirin Botched - Man Wins $100,000 Breast Implants Bet!
10/16/20211 hour, 33 minutes, 25 seconds
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E50: Crypto investing deep dive, Facebook's whistleblower fallout, Chappelle's new special & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Mercury is in retrograde & impacting the besties 2:01 Sacks on Solana, sophisticated crypto strategies, crypto deep dive 26:23 Building regulatory framework for utility tokens, institutional money in crypto 40:59 Facebook whistleblower, potential ramifications & regulation 57:10 Comparing potential Facebook regulation to Microsoft regulation in the 1990s 1:02:34 Is decentralization a solution for social media? 1:09:09 Chappelle's controversial new special, All-In summit & more Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://coinmarketcap.com https://www.bitgo.com/newsroom/press-releases/galaxy-digital-to-acquire-bitgo https://www.coindesk.com/policy/2021/09/30/fed-chair-powell-says-he-has-no-intention-of-banning-crypto/ https://www.bitwiseinvestments.com https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2021-10-07/crypto-mystery-where-s-the-69-billion-backing-the-stablecoin-tether https://twitter.com/KariyaKanav/status/1446207805220917252 https://www.ledgerinsights.com/sec-gensler-calls-out-utility-tokens-in-european-crypto-asset-briefing/ https://techcrunch.com/2021/10/06/fantasy-equity-nft-game-wants-you-to-spend-real-money-buying-fake-shares-of-real-startups/ https://techcrunch.com/2021/10/07/fantasy-startup-investing-nft-platform-visionrare-shuts-down-paid-marketplace-after-a-day-in-open-beta/ https://nypost.com/2015/06/14/141m-sculpture-may-point-to-top/ https://www.facebook.com/zuck/posts/i-wanted-to-share-a-note-i-wrote-to-everyone-at-our-company-hey-everyone-its-bee/10113961365418581 https://www.netflix.com/title/81228510 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1446245636563619840 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/144624654499108864
10/9/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 11 seconds
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E49: Coinbase CEO reflects on controversial blog, state of the markets, 1000 unicorns, tax reform & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Brian Armstrong follows up on his one-year old blog post "Coinbase is a mission focused company" 19:27 Authoritarianism on the left 33:04 Newsom's new vaccine mandate, NBA vaccine coverage, Merck COVID pill 45:51 Golden Age of VC, 1000 unicorns & the impact on private/public markets 57:45 Corporate tax reform, Roth IRAs & the "Peter Thiel Provision" 1:06:36 Chances of a VC bubble, why notable VCs are retiring, building a modern venture firm 1:23:51 All-In summit planning Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-is-a-mission-focused-company-af882df8804 https://twitter.com/brian_armstrong/status/1443727729476530178 https://blockchain.news/news/workers-quit-coinbase-exchange-apolitical-stance https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1443846265582735362 https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/09/psychological-dimensions-left-wing-authoritarianism/620185/ https://ktla.com/news/california/gov-newsom-to-make-major-announcement-on-efforts-to-protect-teachers-students-from-covid/ https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/01/merck-to-seek-emergency-authorization-for-oral-covid-19-treatment.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/university-endowments-mint-billions-in-golden-era-of-venture-capital-11632907802 https://news.crunchbase.com/news/crunchbase-unicorn-board-1000-companies/ https://siblisresearch.com/data/us-stock-market-value/ https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-number-of-companies-publicly-traded-in-the-us-is-shrinkingor-is-it-2020-10-30 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/17/house-tax-bill-would-likely-force-peter-thiel-to-pull-5-billion-from-his-ira.html
10/2/20211 hour, 29 minutes
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E48: The role of decentralization, China/US break down & more with Bestie Guestie Balaji Srinivasan

Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie Guestie Balaji Srinivasan is introduced 6:01 Balaji's day in the life, Coinbase background, comparing crypto with early 2000's p2p music industry, China's lawful evil 16:09 China declares crypto transactions illegal, comparing and contrasting the US and China's future outlook 39:43 Chances of a revolution in China, predictions for the next 1-2 decades 48:37 Decentralized citizen journalism, the end of corporate journalism 58:11 Facebook's tough stretch continues: leaker might come forward with SEC, lawsuit over FTC payouts, public sentiment turning on big tech, decentralized social media 1:18:43 How decentralized media platforms would work mechanically Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/balajis Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-declares-bitcoin-and-other-cryptocurrency-transactions-illegal-11632479288 https://www.wsj.com/articles/xi-jinping-aims-to-rein-in-chinese-capitalism-hew-to-maos-socialist-vision-11632150725 https://www.readingthechinadream.com/ https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/1993-06-01/clash-civilizations https://www.amazon.com/End-History-Last-Man/dp/0743284550 https://www.amazon.com/Kill-Chain-Defending-America-High-Tech/dp/031653353X?asin=031653353X&revisionId=&format=4&depth=1 https://www.amazon.com/Gray-Lady-Winked-Misreporting-Fabrications/dp/1736703307 https://techcrunch.com/2021/05/12/vitalik-buterin-donates-1-billion-worth-of-meme-coins-to-india-covid-relief-fund/ https://twitter.com/balajis/status/1386288771872673793?lang=en https://twitter.com/VitalikButerin/status/1386024429629558784?s=20 https://www.amazon.com/Truth-Machine-Blockchain-Future-Everything/dp/1250114578 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOWRembdPS8 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/09/23/facebook-testify-kids-safety-lawmakers-probe-whistleblowers-revelations/ https://www.facebook.com/business/news/navigating-change-and-improving-performance-and-measurement https://www.politico.com/news/2021/09/21/facebook-paid-billions-extra-to-the-ftc-to-spare-zuckerberg-in-data-suit-shareholders-allege-513456 https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2021-177 https://www.wsj.com/articles/voters-want-to-curb-the-influence-of-big-tech-companies-new-poll-shows-11632405601?st=qnnf9nvvwigp https://medium.com/craft-ventures/masks-should-be-the-law-3f53f08709cc https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/01/social-media-ads-russia-wanted-americans-to-see-244423 https://balajis.com/yes-you-may-need-a-blockchain/
9/25/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 43 seconds
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E47: Facebook's week from hell, Ellen Pao on sexism in Elizabeth Holmes coverage, Newsom's win, frauds & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Besties intro, TPB Symposium recap, rapid generations in tech 7:00 UBI, incentives for success, social safety nets 19:45 Newsom's recall victory in California, where the GOP went wrong 33:59 Facebook's week from hell, Instagram's harmful impact on teen girls 42:42 How to properly regulate social media's impact on certain groups 1:04:46 Pentagon admits to killing 10 Afghan civilians (including seven children) in drone strike 1:07:17 Ellen Pao on sexism around the Elizabeth Holmes trial; Juicero, JUUL, and other male-led failures/frauds 1:25:54 Mailchimp sells for $12B, employees got no equity 1:29:43 AOC at the Met Gala Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Links: https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2021-02-16/as-social-media-time-rises-so-does-teen-girls-suicide-risk https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/09/15/stolen-election-myth-gop-511988 https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-knows-instagram-is-toxic-for-teen-girls-company-documents-show-11631620739 https://www.publichealthlawcenter.org/topics/commercial-tobacco-control/commercial-tobacco-control-litigation/master-settlement-agreement https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1438597853320908811 https://www.kff.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Slide1.png https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-04-19/silicon-valley-s-400-juicer-may-be-feeling-the-squeeze https://scorpioncapital.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/reports/BLI.pdf https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2021-176 https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2021-164 https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/2021/attorney-general-james-ends-virtual-currency-trading-platform-bitfinexs-illegal https://coingeek.com/tether-banned-on-canada-first-2-licensed-digital-currency-exchanges/ https://investors.intuit.com/news/news-details/2021/Intuit-to-Acquire-Mailchimp/default.aspx https://twitter.com/stoolpresidente/status/1437585404010582016 https://shop.ocasiocortez.com/collections/all/collections_-tax-the-rich?sort_by=manual https://www.bestiesapparel.com/
9/18/20211 hour, 35 minutes, 30 seconds
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E46: False Ivermectin narratives, regulatory grift, wartime mentality in solving issues & more | LIVE from TPB Symposium!

Show Notes: 0:00 Open: LIVE from TPB Symposium 1:18 False Ivermectin story fools Rolling Stone, Rachel Maddow & more 15:47 Biden's recently announced vaccine mandates, why US hasn't been able to solve cheap testing 25:36 The threat of regulatory capture 34:18 Benefits of the "wartime mentality" when solving major issues 45:30 CCP looking to break up Alipay, what this means for US/China relations 49:11 Audience Q&A! Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: https://kfor.com/news/local/patients-overdosing-on-ivermectin-backing-up-rural-oklahoma-hospitals-ambulances/ https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/gunshot-victims-horse-dewormer-ivermectin-oklahoma-hospitals-covid-1220608/ https://twitter.com/RollingStone/status/1433922442850930696 https://twitter.com/maddow/status/1433521336282976256 https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1434854957614780424 https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-files-xcheck-zuckerberg-elite-rules-11631541353 https://www.ft.com/content/01b7c7ca-71ad-4baa-bddf-a4d5e65c5d79 https://sacks.substack.com/p/your-startup-is-a-movement https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1426986193271640065
9/14/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 59 seconds
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E45: Theranos & VC fraud risks, China bans video games, Texas SB8, Apple app store, CA fires, Rogan

Show Notes: 00:00 Besties recap, it's Chamath's Birthday, Callin app 08:58 What should protocol be for conferences & live events? 12:58 Fake it before you make it, the Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial & implications for fraud in VC 31:28 China's video game ban, is it a good move? 39:34 Texas Senate Bill 8, allowing suing for aiding an abetting abortion 55:09 Apple alters their payment policies 1:03:06 Fires continue in CA, $1T of homes can't be insured & the impacts on real estate values 1:12:48 Joe Rogan & the narratives woven by the media & consumers Download Callin: https://www.callin.com Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: Elizabeth Holmes Trial https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/02/technology/elizabeth-holmes-trial-jury.html China Bans Video Games https://www.reuters.com/world/china/oh-thats-an-idea-us-parents-respond-china-screen-time-ban-2021-08-31/ Texas SB8 https://fortune.com/2021/09/02/texas-abortion-law-business-backlash-match-group-bumble-sb8/ Apple Modifies App Store Developer Payment Policy https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-to-allow-spotify-other-media-apps-to-link-to-websites-for-payment-options-11630544101 Joe Rogan Covid https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/01/business/joe-rogan-covid-19.html #allin #tech #news
9/4/20211 hour, 24 minutes
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E44: USA's Afghanistan embarrassment, China's new algo laws, future of robots + Italy recap!

Show Notes: 0:00 Intro & Italy recap 12:06 An embarrassment in Afghanistan: breaking down how it happened 34:49 China's potential checkmate in Afghanistan, CCP cracking down on IPOs & algos 1:00:27 Rent moratorium ends, Prop 22 ruled unconstitutional, the shrinking role of agency 1:14:24 Boston Dynamics & TeslaBot, Bezos embarrasses himself with lawsuits 1:34:49 Post-credits scene Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect
8/28/20211 hour, 36 minutes, 6 seconds
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E43: Innovative venture strategies, Zymergen's implosion, Square acquires Afterpay, future of fintech & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Big week for the besties: Friedberg's new raise, Sacks' new fund & more 16:30 Innovative venture strategies: internal mark ups, venture studios, deployment strategies 30:44 Zymergen's implosion: role of diligence, how to make deep tech sustainable, finding frauds 43:26 How personal risk impacts decision making on a grand scale, narratives and fundraising 59:12 Chamath & Jason share Theranos stories, Jason calling out frauds 1:07:36 Financial deplatforming, Square acquires Afterpay, Square's savvy move, fintech's future, Jack Dorsey's unique position of power 1:28:05 New Yung Spielburg banger: "Friedberg Index" Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: CNBC - Early Google exec got Larry Page’s backing to build a start-up factory focused on saving the planet https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/30/david-friedbergs-alphabet-backed-production-board-raised-300-million.html Medium - Announcing Craft III: $1.1 Billion for SaaS and Marketplaces https://medium.com/craft-ventures/announcing-craft-iii-1-1-billion-for-saas-and-marketplaces-c3c34448db17 CNBC - Synthetic biology company Zymergen plunges 68% after saying product revenue will be ‘immaterial’ in 2022, removing CEO https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/03/zymergen-zy-plunges-68percent-on-forecast-for-immaterial-revenue-in-2022.html Zymergen - Zymergen Provides Business Update https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/08/03/2274125/0/en/Zymergen-Provides-Business-Update.html Reuters - U.S. charges Nikola founder Trevor Milton with lying to investors https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/us-charges-nikola-founder-trevor-milton-with-lying-investors-2021-07-29 CNBC - Square to buy Australia’s Afterpay in $29 billion deal as ‘buy now, pay later’ trend takes off https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/02/square-to-buy-australia-fintech-afterpay-amid-buy-now-pay-later-trend.html
8/6/20211 hour, 31 minutes, 11 seconds
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E42: China's tech crackdown, CRISPR breakthrough, practical climate change solutions & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Quick vaccine passports update 17:15 China's massive tech crackdown: reasons, ramifications, & more 37:37 How will large firms & institutional investors react to the CCP's recent regulatory moves, mechanics of delisting public companies 41:25 CRISPR breakthrough, future possibilities 50:18 Taking the right approach to climate change with respect to population growth & consumption, carbon markets, practical solutions 1:06:03 Quentin Tarantino's approach & impact on Sacks, Chamath's poker story Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: NYT - N.F.L. Sets Stiff Penalties for the Unvaccinated, Jolting Teams https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/23/sports/football/nfl-vaccination-policy.html WSJ - Google, Facebook to Require Vaccinations for On-Campus Workers https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-to-require-vaccinations-for-on-campus-workers-11627491628 AP - Biden orders tough new vaccination rules for federal workers https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-joe-biden-business-health-travel-a1670ffa08f1f2eab42c675d99f1d9ad Bloomberg - NYC’s Top Dining Rooms Will Start Requiring Proof of Vaccination https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-29/danny-meyer-restaurants-start-requiring-vaccination-for-indoor-dining NBC Chicago - Scams and Fake Vaccination Cards: Lollapalooza Put To The Test https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/scams-and-fake-vaccination-cards-lollapalooza-put-to-the-test/2569984/ WSJ - Covid-19 Pill Race Heats Up as Japanese Firm Vies With Pfizer, Merck https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-19-pill-race-heats-up-as-japanese-firm-vies-with-pfizer-merck-11627205403 WSJ - ByteDance Shelved IPO Intentions After Chinese Regulators Warned About Data Security https://www.wsj.com/articles/bytedance-shelvedipo-intentions-after-chinese-regulators-warned-about-data-security-11626078000 Reuters - ByteDance founder tells staff he’s shifting away from CEO’s daily work -sources https://www.reuters.com/business/tiktok-owner-bytedances-2020-revenue-soars-net-loss-45-bln-memo-2021-06-17 Bloomberg - China Weighs Unprecedented Penalty for Didi After U.S. IPO https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-22/china-is-said-to-weigh-unprecedented-penalty-for-didi-after-ipo?srnd=cybersecurity Seeking Alpha - SoftBank's Didi stake loses $4B in value amid regulatory crackdown https://seekingalpha.com/news/3719027-softbanks-didi-stake-loses-4b-in-value-amid-regulatory-crackdown Bloomberg - China Education Tycoon Loses $15 Billion as Shares Tumble https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-26/chinese-education-tycoon-loses-15-billion-as-shares-plunge-98 Bloomberg - China to Overhaul Education Sector ‘Hijacked by Capital’ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-25/china-to-overhaul-private-education-sector-hijacked-by-capital BBC - Tencent shares slide after Beijing crackdown on music rights https://www.bbc.com/news/business-57966023 NPR - He Inherited A Devastating Disease. A CRISPR Gene-Editing Breakthrough Stopped It https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/06/26/1009817539/he-inherited-a-devastating-disease-a-crispr-gene-editing-breakthrough-stopped-it Science Magazine - CRISPR creates first genetically modified marsupials https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/07/crispr-creates-first-genetically-modified-marsupials
7/30/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 29 seconds
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E41: Vaccine policy, Big Tech, DeepMind's latest breakthrough, wealth creation, opportunity & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Intro & Dog update 5:48 COVID, Vaccine mandates, public vs. private policy 26:26 Collectivism, comparison to cigarettes, Sacks' latest podcast beef 36:56 Vaccine incentives in France 45:39 Friedberg's science corner: DeepMind's latest breakthrough, Big Tech censorship, free speech infringements 59:40 Capital's role in progress, Bezos' poor press conference, difference in criticism by party, Elon & Bezos as capital allocators 1:10:46 Modern online pessimist psychology & how to fix it 1:21:32 Besties give their tech industry takeaways Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: NYT - In France, angry protests, rising infections and record vaccinations. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/19/world/france-covid-vaccine-pass-protests.html NYT - Military and V.A. Struggle With Vaccination Rates in Their Ranks https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/01/us/politics/military-va-vaccines.html CNBC - Biden on Facebook: ‘They’re killing people’ with vaccine misinformation https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/16/white-house-says-facebook-needs-to-do-more-to-fight-vaccine-misinformation.html Fortune - In giant leap for biology, DeepMind’s A.I. reveals secret building blocks of human life https://fortune.com/2021/07/22/deepmind-alphafold-human-proteome-database-proteins/ The Wizard of Menlo Park - Randall E. Stross https://www.amazon.com/Wizard-Menlo-Park-Thomas-Invented/dp/1400047633 Tweets: https://twitter.com/OliviaGoldhill/status/1417446281685966853 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1416879494283993088 https://twitter.com/ACLU/status/1417632367200673794
7/23/20211 hour, 35 minutes, 52 seconds
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E40: A Bestie gets COVID, Delta breakthrough, Billionaire Space Race & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie game show: Who got COVID? How was the experience? 9:30 Delta breakthrough causing concern, potential new approaches, vaccine mandates 24:26 Implications on the economy, will people self-isolate even without government shutdowns? 40:09 Billionaire Space Race: Addressing the negativity, benefits of innovators 47:29 Investments in space, parallels to 1500's maritime shipping, potential for global broadband 1:04:07 Besties go to space, Bezos' cheap shot, Elon's support, Melvin Capital's tough first half of 2021 Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: WSJ Opinion - What Drives GOP Resistance to Vaccines? https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-drives-gop-resistance-to-vaccines-11623190392 NYT - Some Republican Leaders Speak Up for Vaccines https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/07/14/world/covid-variant-vaccine-updates Reuters - Living with COVID-19: Israel changes strategy as Delta variant hits https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/living-with-covid-19-israel-changes-strategy-delta-variant-hits-2021-07-13/ Study Finds - Over 200 COVID ‘long hauler’ symptoms identified, many lasting longer than 6 months https://www.studyfinds.org/200-covid-long-hauler-symptoms/ CNN Opinion - Richard Branson's disappointing space jaunt https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/12/opinions/richard-branson-jeff-bezos-space-flight-is-a-waste-thomas/index.html Truth Out Op-ed - Billionaire Tax Cheat Travels to Space for a Few Minutes https://truthout.org/articles/billionaire-tax-cheat-travels-to-space-for-a-few-minutes Fox News - Richard Branson says critics are 'not fully educated' on benefits of space travel https://www.foxnews.com/media/richard-branson-critics-not-fully-educated-space-travel CNBC - Investment in space companies put at record $8.9 billion in 2020 despite Covid https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/25/investing-in-space-companies-hits-record-8point9-billion-in-2020-report.html Bloomberg - Melvin Struggles to Shake Reddit Attack With 46% Loss So Far https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-08/melvin-can-t-shake-reddit-attack-with-46-loss-in-first-half Books: Andy Weir - Project Hail Mary https://www.amazon.com/Project-Hail-Mary-Andy-Weir/dp/0593135202 Jeremy England - Every Life Is on Fire https://www.amazon.com/Every-Life-Fire-Thermodynamics-Explains/dp/1541699017 Tweets: https://twitter.com/ScottAdamsSays/status/1415287991954640901 https://twitter.com/micsolana/status/1415122089720254467 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1414157827145404419 https://twitter.com/blueorigin/status/1413521627116032001 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1386825367948644352
7/16/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 47 seconds
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E39: West coast super drought & climate crisis, Nuclear virtue signaling, chaos in SF & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Super drought & climate crisis on the west coast 25:53 Nuclear energy, virtue signaling, cognitive laziness, positive signals of optimism 36:50 Friedberg's "anti-science" theory 44:48 San Francisco chaos, "crime is down" controversy, viral crime videos 59:42 Are Israel's recent COVID vaccine findings problematic? Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/TheZachEffect Referenced in the show: Nuclear energy timeline https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GSIb-vyIvZalcE9LCBFqbQjsvE4uu-c-/view?usp=sharing The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future https://www.amazon.com/Grid-Fraying-Between-Americans-Energy-ebook/dp/B01DM9Q6CQ MarketWatch - Target shortens hours in San Francisco due to ‘alarming rise’ in shoplifting https://www.marketwatch.com/story/target-shortens-hours-in-san-francisco-due-to-alarming-rise-in-shoplifting-11625688560 Israel Ministry of Health - Decline in Vaccine Effectiveness Against Infection and Symptomatic Illness https://www.gov.il/en/departments/news/05072021-03 Tweets: https://twitter.com/friedberg/status/1413044148735672322 https://twitter.com/michelletandler/status/1411362359734542343 https://twitter.com/michelletandler/status/1411943649231851522 https://twitter.com/cyantist/status/1412478525014085632 https://twitter.com/briansugar/status/1412507632267534340 https://twitter.com/activeasian/status/1412252070829182976 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1412160046046203909 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1412163715676327950 https://twitter.com/ThomasSowell/status/1412858750747217922 https://twitter.com/robkhenderson/status/1412899033933307911 https://twitter.com/sfchronicle/status/1409170317826793474 https://twitter.com/briansugar/status/1412507632267534340
7/9/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 1 second
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E38: Bestie brawl, Robinhood's $70M fine & S-1, Delta variant, future of the political parties, FTC takes losses against big tech & more

Show Notes: 0:00 Jason & Sacks hash out their Twitter beef 20:58 Robinhood $70M FINRA fine signals & S-1 news, plus how GPs think about IPO distributions 35:29 Delta variant: reason for concern or fear porn? 57:25 Trump not taking credit for Project Lightspeed, Trump CFO indicted, will Dems prosecuting Trump backfire & help him gain steam for 2024? 1:06:11 Future of Republican & Democratic parties 1:11:17 FTC takes a hit in Facebook case dismissal & Amazon requesting Lina Khan's recusal, does Facebook have the best case against being a monopoly? 1:19:42 Sha'Carri Richardson Olympic suspension Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: All-In Stats - E37 https://newsletter.allinstats.com/issues/all-in-stats-episode-37-662814 FINRA fines Robinhood $70M https://www.finra.org/media-center/newsreleases/2021/finra-orders-record-financial-penalties-against-robinhood-financial Robinhood S-1 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1783879/000162828021013318/robinhoods-1.htm CNN - The Delta variant will cause 'very dense outbreaks' in these five states, expert says https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/28/health/us-coronavirus-monday/index.html Google - US vaccine rates by state https://www.google.com/search?q=vaccination+rates+by+state&oq=vaccination+rates+by&aqs=chrome.0.0i131i433j0i433j69i57j0i131i433j0i433j0i395i433j0i395i457j69i61.3260j1j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 Experimental Assessment of Carbon Dioxide Content in Inhaled Air With or Without Face Masks in Healthy Children https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2781743 Politico - ‘Not a healthy environment’: Kamala Harris’ office rife with dissent https://www.politico.com/news/2021/06/30/kamala-harris-office-dissent-497290 Politico - DeSantis ‘very wary’ of upsetting Trump https://www.politico.com/news/2021/06/28/desantis-trump-gop-election-496367 CNBC - Judge dismisses FTC and state antitrust complaints against Facebook https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/28/judge-dismisses-ftc-antitrust-complaint-against-facebook.html Amazon's petition for Lina Khan recusal https://s.wsj.net/public/resources/documents/AMZN%20petition%20re%20Khan.pdf NYT - Sha’Carri Richardson, a Track Sensation, Tests Positive for Marijuana https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/01/sports/olympics/shacarri-richardson-suspended-marijuana.html Tweets: https://twitter.com/ALLIN_STATS/status/1409269704573820939 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1409282278270849028 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1409282966354857986 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1409287404628938753 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1409554101713702917 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1409289443161382912 https://twitter.com/trvrb https://twitter.com/trvrb/status/1410432407816212481 https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/1410682821358858242 https://twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1409649814308986888 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1409723626476216321
7/3/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 9 seconds
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E37: NYC rejects far-left mayoral candidates, new developments in lab leak theory, Apple's App Store breakup potential & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: NYT - N.Y.C. Mayoral Race Highlights: Adams Leads in Early Results Over Wiley and Garcia https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/06/22/nyregion/nyc-primary-election Vanity Fair - Eric Adams interview https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/06/eric-adams-nyc-mayor-interview NY Daily News - ‘We don’t want fancy candidates’: Eric Adams declares himself ‘face of the new Democratic Party’ https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/nyc-elections-2021/ny-eric-adams-democratic-party-nyc-mayoral-race-20210624-oemlj42abzc7jnime4tjfddfhm-story.html Jesse Bloom COVID origin research paper https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.06.18.449051v1 Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? by Graham Allison https://rb.gy/7vj8ks Apple says third-party app stores would leave iPhone users vulnerable to scammers https://fortune.com/2021/06/23/apple-iphone-third-party-app-store-users The Pull Request - Bad Apple* by Antonio Garcia Martinez https://www.thepullrequest.com/p/bad-apple Show Notes: 0:00 Besties hash out a new format & the purpose of the podcast 14:31 NYC rejects far-left candidates in mayoral primary; importance of crime, homelessness & drug abuse in elections 29:29 New developments in the Wuhan lab leak theory, ramifications for our relationship with China 54:07 Congress turns the heat on up big tech, Apple's App Store monopoly in trouble 1:09:25 Antonio Garcia Martinez's first Substack article on Apple
6/25/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 49 seconds
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E36: New FTC Chair, breaking up big tech, government silent spying, Jon Stewart, wildfires & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Show Notes: 00:00 Besties intro 03:37 Lina Khan appointed to the Chair of the Federal Trade Commission 07:02 Will Lina break up big tech? Which one will be first? 18:02 Potential repercussions to consumers 27:48 Sacks’ antitrust experience at PayPal vs. Ebay, Visa & MasterCard 29:50 Google’s multi-trillion dollar data trove 35:40 The U.S. government's capability to silently take data while “gagging” Big Tech 53:32 COVID’s psychic shadow, Friedberg’s office landlord is still requiring masks 1:00:17 Jon Stewart’s lab leak bit on Stephen Colbert’s show 1:10:04 California’s wildfire risk increasing with climate change 1:20:57 Besties summer plans Referenced in the show: Chamath's 2019 Annual Letter re: Big Tech breakup https://www.socialcapital.com/annual-letters/2019 Big Tech Gag Order (mentioned by Sacks) https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/13/microsoft-brad-smith-trump-justice-department-gag-orders/ Obama Administration Record Seizure (mentioned by Sacks) https://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/14/us/phone-records-of-journalists-of-the-associated-press-seized-by-us.html?referringSource=articleShare California Forest fire maps (mentioned by Friedberg) https://twitter.com/NWSBayArea/status/1398474379214802951/photo/1 Jon Stewart On Vaccine Science And The Wuhan Lab Theory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSfejgwbDQ8 #allin #tech #news
6/18/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 34 seconds
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E35: Biogen's controversial Alzheimer's drug approval, the billionaire space race, real estate, Bitcoin & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie intro, Chamath's whereabouts 2:54 Breaking down Biogen's Alzheimer's drug & the FDA's controversial approval 26:46 Billionaire space race: Is Bezos going to space too risky or a smart marketing move? How the space industry is a perfect example of effective government intervention. Can anyone dominate space? 42:55 Big Tech getting back to the office: what is the new normal for companies with thousands of employees? 56:49 Recent factors on the commercial & private real estate markets, inflation head fake 1:05:01 ProPublica's report on billionaire tax returns 1:15:58 Bitcoin toxicity, Snowflake's CEO apologizes for comments on merit & diversity 1:32:48 Science corner with Friedberg: Induced pluripotent stem cells & cloning Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: https://www.statnews.com/2021/06/07/fda-grants-historicapproval-to-alzheimers-drug-designed-to-slow-cognitive-decline/ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-10/harvard-expert-quits-fda-panel-as-furor-over-biogen-drug-grows https://www.instagram.com/p/CP0MSOqnYEo https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-lets-more-employees-choose-full-time-remote-work-or-return-to-the-office-11623258049 https://news.yahoo.com/salesforce-ceo-marc-benioff-on-slack-acquisition-135151402.html https://socketsite.com/archives/2021/04/visualizing-all-the-vacant-office-space-in-san-francisco.html https://www.wsj.com/articles/if-you-sell-a-house-these-days-the-buyer-might-be-a-pension-fund-11617544801 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/T10YIE https://www.propublica.org/article/the-secret-irs-files-trove-of-never-before-seen-records-reveal-how-the-wealthiest-avoid-income-tax https://www.aqr.com/Insights/Research/Journal-Article/Buffetts-Alpha https://www.ft.com/content/42daca9e-facc-11e7-9bfc-052cbba03425 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-07/snowflake-ceo-offers-apologies-support-for-hiring-diversity Tweets: https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1401938511826067457 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1386825367948644352 https://twitter.com/micsolana/status/1403394491143315456 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/140302318070958080  
6/13/20211 hour, 35 minutes, 37 seconds
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E34: Wuhan lab leak theory, India's "traceability" law, Coinbase's fact check, Big Tech's Hollywood takeover

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: WSJ - The Wuhan Lab Leak Question: A Disused Chinese Mine Takes Center Stage https://www.wsj.com/articles/wuhan-lab-leak-question-chinese-mine-covid-pandemic-11621871125 Forbes - Friends Don't Let Friends Become Chinese Billionaires https://www.forbes.com/sites/raykwong/2011/07/25/friends-dont-let-friends-become-chinese-billionaires/?sh=44597352ddae Brookings - Fentanyl and geopolitics: Controlling opioid supply from China https://www.brookings.edu/research/fentanyl-and-geopolitics-controlling-opioid-supply-from-china/ NPR - 'We Are Shipping To The U.S.': Inside China's Online Synthetic Drug Networks https://www.npr.org/2020/11/17/916890880/we-are-shipping-to-the-u-s-china-s-fentanyl-sellers-find-new-routes-to-drug-user Coinbase - Announcing Coinbase Fact Check: Decentralizing truth in the age of misinformation https://blog.coinbase.com/announcing-coinbase-fact-check-decentralizing-truth-in-the-age-of-misinformation-757d2392d61a Show Notes: 0:00 Friedberg recaps Sacks' birthday party 6:47 "Wuhan Lab Leak" theory, did COVID come from a lab? Plusn China's fentanyl production 26:09 India's new "traceability" law 33:11 Coinbase & Brian Armstrong debut fact checking blog 41:17 Friedberg's science corner: groundbreaking gene therapies 45:06 Amazon's MGM acquisition, media consolidation 1:04:45 Biden's $6T infrastructure, Democrat's feeling the inflation pressure & responding
5/31/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 23 seconds
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E33: Apple’s hypocrisy, America’s math failure, crypto’s regulatory correction, Clubhouse’s future, UFOs & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: The Verge - Apple employees circulate petition demanding investigation into ‘misogynistic’ new hire https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/12/22432909/apple-petition-hiring-antonio-garcia-martinez-chaos-monkeys-facebook The Verge - Apple employees call for company to support Palestinians in internal letter https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/20/22446059/apple-employees-palestinians-support-internal-letter-tim-cook Vox - Full transcript: 'Chaos Monkeys' author Antonio García-Martinez on Recode Decode https://www.vox.com/2016/8/9/12415696/antonio-garcia-martinez-chaos-monkeys-recode-decode-podcast-transcript Business Insider - Tobi Lutke's Email https://www.businessinsider.com/shopify-ceo-email-to-managers-we-are-not-a-family-2021-5 TK News by Matt Taibi - On the Hypocrites at Apple Who Fired Antonio Garcia-Martinez https://taibbi.substack.com/p/on-the-hypocrites-at-apple-who-canceled The Information - Seven Apple Suppliers Accused of Using Forced Labor From Xinjiang https://www.theinformation.com/articles/seven-apple-suppliers-accused-of-using-forced-labor-from-xinjiang Persuasion - America Is Flunking Math https://www.persuasion.community/p/why-america-is-flunking-math-education Bloomberg - Gap With White House on Infrastructure Is Widening, GOP Says https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-21/biden-offers-to-cut-infrastructure-proposal-to-1-7-trillion St. Louis FED - 10-Year Breakeven Inflation Rate https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/T10YIE TED - A prosecutor's vision for a better justice system https://www.ted.com/talks/adam_foss_a_prosecutor_s_vision_for_a_better_justice_system?language=en Tweets: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1394328675768705030 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1395056042841559041 https://twitter.com/garrytan/status/1393462058407010307 https://twitter.com/moskov/status/1395060902253064195 https://twitter.com/moskov/status/1395062765702713358 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1395073652840796160 https://twitter.com/cabot_phillips/status/1394654014596337667 https://twitter.com/ALLIN_STATS Show Notes: 0:00 Apple's hypocrisy re: AGM firing 25:48 America is failing math 40:10 Inflation fears slowing down, infrastructure bill restructuring, corporate tax loopholes 50:10 Clubhouse's plummeting download numbers, David Sacks gives the besties a scoop 57:46 Crypto correction: regulation, centralized coins, potential black swans 1:13:30 Friedberg's science corner: UFOs 1:19:18 Sacks presses other billionaires on their support Chesa Boudin #allin #tech #news
5/22/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 10 seconds
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E32: Behind the scenes of Elon hosting SNL, CDC failures, America's real-time UBI experiment, post-COVID boom in jeopardy & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: NY Times - A Misleading C.D.C. Number https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/11/briefing/outdoor-covidtransmission-cdc-number.html medRxiv - COVID-19 Aerosolized Viral Loads, Environment, Ventilation, Masks, Exposure Time, Severity, And Immune Response: A Pragmatic Guide Of Estimates https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.10.03.20206110v6.full Business Insider - Silicon Valley VCs are at war with the ‘far left radicals’ running California https://www.businessinsider.com/silicon-valley-venture-capitalists-at-front-lines-california-recall-2021-5 NY Post - Powerful teachers union influenced CDC on school reopenings, emails show https://nypost.com/2021/05/01/teachers-union-collaborated-with-cdc-on-school-reopening-emails/ MMA - Governor Reeves Announces End to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance https://mma-web.org/governor-reeves-announces-end-to-pandemic-unemployment-assistance/ Tweets: https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1392154915640729605 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1392223301154447361 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1391591653824204801 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1391257138698375168 https://twitter.com/skepticaliblog/status/1391958173955682309 https://twitter.com/TaylorLorenz/status/1390390598444609538 https://twitter.com/friedberg/status/1392551233618026496 https://twitter.com/bytecoin8 Show Notes: 0:00 Jason goes behind the scenes of Elon's SNL appearance 23:36 CDC failures, misleading information on COVID spreading outdoors 39:10 Reacting to Stanley Druckenmiller's thoughts on current Fed policy, decoupling of capital markets from policy 48:32 America's real-time UBI experiment, Business Insider's piece covering All-In 1:05:23 Friedberg's science corner: synthetic biology IPO/SPACs, stem cell breakthroughs & more 1:19:15 Should the besties start a third party? Is it possible?
5/13/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 27 seconds
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E31: Post-vaccination virtue signaling, pandemic lessons, immigration, Caitlyn Jenner for CA Governor, Big Tech earnings & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: MIT Technology Review - Some vaccinated people are still getting covid. Here’s why you shouldn’t worry. https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/04/29/1024301/vaccines-covid-breakthrough-infections-immunity-cdc/ David Sacks on Medium - Caitlyn Jenner Is Right: Crime is the #1 Issue in California and Gavin Newsom Bears Ultimate Responsibility https://davidsacks.medium.com/caitlyn-jenner-is-right-crime-is-the-1-issue-in-california-and-gavin-newsom-bears-ultimate-381b3cee42db Tweets https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1378856861970038784 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1388125436241223682 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1388135440843251714 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1388129450651492355 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1387582236573175809 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1387598770825830404 Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie intro, Jason's trip recap 2:47 Sacks on hypocrisy and virtue signaling surrounding wearing masks post-vaccination, Biden's address 16:07 Pandemic lessons 30:02 Immigration, Americans self-selecting as hard workers, understanding two different types of immigration 48:04 How Darwinian free trade has negatively impacted the US middle class 1:00:44 Caitlyn Jenner for CA Governor, crime & homelessness 1:07:48 Big Tech earnings
5/1/20211 hour, 21 minutes, 39 seconds
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E30: Ramifications of Biden's proposed capital gains tax hike, federal budget, India's COVID surge, founder psychology & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: Federal Net Outlays as Percent of GDP https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYONGDA188S Wayback Machine / WhiteHouse.gov https://web.archive.org/web/20010118204900/http://www1.whitehouse.gov Reuters https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/india-posts-daily-rise-over-300000-covid-19-cases-record-death-toll-2021-04-22 Show Notes: 0:00 Intro 1:19 Biden's capital gains tax hike 21:33 Addressing the federal budget problems 42:16 Chauvin verdict, media coverage 50:06 Hulu WeWork documentary, Founder psychology 59:46 COVID surge in India 1:11:01 Poor media performance in 2021
4/23/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 36 seconds
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E29: Coinbase goes public, direct listings vs. IPOs, portfolio management, unions & more with Bestie Guestie Brad Gerstner

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/altcap Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: Statista - Death rates from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States https://www.statista.com/statistics/1109011/coronavirus-covid19-death-rates-us-by-state Tweets: https://twitter.com/bgurley/status/1382737752794353664 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1382874547179950082 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1382466963885199362 https://twitter.com/DrewHolden360/status/1382477293797400581 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1383073577386201094 Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie intro & crowning a new SPAC king 3:01 Coinbase's direct listing, comparing vehicles to go public & lockup periods, Sacks on Coinbase vs. NYT 12:06 David Sacks on running for governor 15:21 Brad & the besties react to the crazy Q1 in the markets, a16z's savvy buying moves with Coinbase, issues with short-term behavioral lock-in 32:37 Top insights from Bezos' letter to shareholders, Amazon employees reject the union in Alabama 50:27 Reacting to Drew Holden's recent thread on media double standards in covering each party 54:28 Federalism's benefits throughout COVID, State-by-state results reveal lockdowns didn't work, vaccine incentives and PR due to J&J decision 1:04:20 Degradation of faith in institutions accelerated by COVID 1:09:26 Republican Senator Josh Hawley calls for big tech antitrust reform, bypassing institutions for progress
4/17/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 41 seconds
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E28: Current state of public & private markets, Archegos debacle, US debt issues, wealth tax & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: Axios - Changes to capital gains taxes omitted from Biden's infrastructure plan https://www.axios.com/biden-infrastructure-plan-capital-gains-taxes-318224d2-84f8-4c48-b5db-bbcec5fdd74f.html Cal Matters - A wealth tax could sabotage California’s recovery https://calmatters.org/commentary/my-turn/2021/03/a-wealth-tax-could-sabotage-californias-recovery Healthline - COVID-19 Vaccines May Help Stop Virus Transmission: Here’s What We Know https://www.healthline.com/health-news/covid-19-vaccines-may-help-stop-virus-transmission-heres-what-we-know Show Notes: 0:00 Besties intro, state of the public & private markets 18:54 Chamath receives inspiring note re: last week’s longevity talk 21:17 Archegos debacle, issues with trading on margin 32:26 Biden’s infrastructure bill, US government becoming overleveraged 45:45 Potential tax hikes, inefficient deployment of capital, California wealth tax impact 52:59 Trade off between freedom & equality, how free markets spur innovation, generational changes 1:05:14 Is a wealth tax constitutional? Vaccine update
4/1/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 58 seconds
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E27: The Great Inflation Debate, Amazon gets spicy on Twitter, rethinking supply chains & more

Sacks' Inflation Deck: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1vBeh__Kyf57jfhWPOQXaU64VdLaowQBAHwXjBzuVSPs/edit?usp=sharing Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Referenced in the show: Tweets https://twitter.com/davehclark/status/1375045409542823939 https://twitter.com/BernieSanders/status/1374901873484967938 https://twitter.com/Mat_Yarger/status/1374212541367345155 https://twitter.com/Mat_Yarger/status/1375163739759116297 https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1375488265915002883 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1375244032230625281 https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1375283834711777282 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1375484528559448064 Bitclout https://rb.gy/sjtjzy Show Notes: 0:00 Besties get ready to rumble & discuss recent Twitter polls 7:25 Debating inflation, Sacks presents his deck 37:20 Amazon social team goes on the offensive, Facebook's regulatory capture play around content moderation 48:42 Suez Canal, rethinking our centralized infrastructure & supply chain risk management, infrastructure bill concerns 1:00:18 Microsoft in talks to buy Discord for $10B, Sacks on SaaS exits from Yammer experience 1:02:49 Poker talk, going to the movies, Disneyland, EU incompetence
3/27/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 1 second
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E26: State of Venture Capital, plus fan questions on longevity, decentralization & quantum computing

View the State of VC deck here: https://rb.gy/wfan6j Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: Lifespan by David Sinclair: https://rb.gy/etzzmk Prenuvo: https://www.prenuvo.com Gumroad Equity Crowdfunding: https://republic.co/gumroad Backstage Equity Crowdfunding: https://republic.co/backstage Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie intro & poker talk 5:49 Fan question: Longevity & Biohacking, Chamath's health regimen 12:54 Fan question: Decentralization, separation of currency & state, will governments fight back against crypto? 22:48 Fan question: Quantum computing's potential impact, why heavy R&D technologies should are better suited for government funding rather than the private sector 33:33 Chamath's thesis behind deep tech investing 37:25 State of VC & how it's changing in terms of demographics, new access to capital, deal size & more 48:49 Trend of founders caring more about individual investors rather than firms, who is well-positioned & who is left out? 55:00 Why growth-stage firms could become less relevant: undifferentiated capital, routing around dilution, brand matters more in the early-stage; how Pipe & Clearbanc are revolutionizing non-dilutive funding 1:04:00 Summarizing the changing landscape of venture capital, how startups can best position themselves in a full lifecycle, innovations in equity crowdfunding, opportunity for entrepreneurs
3/20/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 29 seconds
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E25: Biden's vaccine mandate, "equity" in distribution, NFT speculation, impact of inflation & more

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Articles referenced in the show: The New England Journal of Medicine - BNT162b2 mRNA Covid 19 Vaccine in a Nationwide Mass Vaccination Setting https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2101765 San Francisco COVID-19 Vaccinations https://data.sfgov.org/stories/s/COVID-19-Vaccinations/a49y-jeyc/ The Art Newspaper - WTAF? Beeple NFT work sells for astonishing $69.3m at Christie’s after flurry of last-minute bids nearly crashes website https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/beeple-sells-for-christie-s-nft-art-auction-cryptocurrency CoinDesk - Burnt Banksy NFT Sells for $380K in ETH https://www.coindesk.com/burnt-banksy-nft-sells-for-380k-in-eth CNBC - Beeple NFT becomes most expensive ever sold at auction after fetching over $60 million https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/11/most-expensive-nft-ever-sold-auctions-for-over-60-million.html Glenn Greenwald: https://greenwald.substack.com/p/criticizing-public-figures-including https://greenwald.substack.com/p/journalists-start-demanding-substack Tweets referenced in the show: https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1370197389210914817 https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1370132006080708609 https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1370253867154247684 https://twitter.com/davidsacks/status/1370441843666690050 https://twitter.com/chamath/status/1369328384812093441 https://twitter.com/JTLonsdale/status/1369893590369964032 https://twitter.com/domm/status/1368605017238740994 https://twitter.com/CovidVaccineCA Show Notes: 0:00 Biden's vaccine mandate, California's mishandling of the vaccine rollout, cancel culture impacting vaccine distribution 11:00 Vaccine efficacy, "inequity" of distribution 19:24 Success vs. privilege, Meghan Markle vs. The Royal Family 33:38 NFTs, speculative markets, blockchain as a ledger 48:00 Impact of inflation on wealth inequality 1:01:20 SPAC/Direct Listing talk 1:07:46 Yung Spielburg's newest track: RED PILLS
3/13/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 59 seconds
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E24: Markets trend down, political manipulation via COVID “Zeroism," stimulus breakdown, biological Patriot Act

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: NY Magazine - Zero COVID Risk Is the Wrong Standard https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/school-opening-science-coronavirus-teacher-unions-zeroism.html Released COVID-19 Response Contracts https://covid19.ca.gov/contracts Chesa's "response" to Sacks https://twitter.com/chesaboudin/status/1366508970102247424 GoFundMe for SF DA reporter https://www.gofundme.com/f/report-on-chesa-boudin-san-francisco-crime The Verge - Entire school board resigns in shame after forgetting their WebEx call was public https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2021/2/21/22294457/oakley-school-board-resigns-zoom Show Notes: 0:00 Markets tank, reasons for optimism in the short-term 15:29 Breaking down the stimulus 24:12 California's COVID emergency stimulus mishaps, political manipulation via "Zeroism" 38:27 Biological Patriot Act, freedom of choice post-vaccination 49:23 Newsom recall update, SF DA Chesa Boudin's high school friend responds to Sacks, SF bureaucratic issues 1:00:33 Grading Biden's first 60 days in office, Oakley School Board mishap, teacher's union issues, Jason's red pill bender
3/6/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 33 seconds
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E23: Radical DAs, breaking down FB/Google vs. Australia, sustained fear post-vaccine & fan questions!

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: WSJ - Lake Tahoe Property Sells for $1.6 Million in Bitcoins https://www.wsj.com/articles/lake-tahoe-property-sells-for-1-6-million-in-bitcoins-1407534997 The Changing World Order by Ray Dalio Chapter 2: The Big Cycle of Money, Credit, Debt, and Economic Activity https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/money-credit-debt-ray-dalio/ Show Notes: 0:00 Reflecting on the controversial Robinhood interview, iterating on the show format, getting back to basics 10:52 Chesa Boudin cancelled on us, radical DAs & local prosecution in SF & LA, why criminal justice reform resonates 34:44 Breaking down the Facebook/Google situation in Australia, understanding fair use, potential saving grace for traditional media? 47:26 Vaccine update, conditioned fear sustaining post-vaccine 58:58 Fan Q&A: what the besties are investing in over the next decade, anti-portfolio, biggest current portfolio risks, what would you teach every 12-year old
2/20/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 25 seconds
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E22: Reflecting on the Robinhood situation with Bestie Guestie Vlad Tenev

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/vladtenev Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie intro, congrats to Friedberg on a big beak wet 1:44 Jason intros Vlad Tenev 2:48 Vlad fields questions on Robinhood's choice to stop the buying of $GME, his CNBC appearance, self-clearing, liquidity & more 11:02 Allowing access to margin, Robinhood's prior SEC fines, Robinhood accounts that go bankrupt, debunking conspiracy theories, WallStreetBets & more 21:57 Should there be more transparency in the financial markets? Will Robinhood's IPO shares be sold to their retail users? What will they change internally going forward, and how would they have handled the meme stocks situation differently? 31:04 Vlad tells the real story of Jason investing & signs off 33:51 Vlad's returns to answer more questions on users that lost everything, future of payment for order flow & more 41:36 Debriefing Vlad's performance
2/13/202149 minutes, 38 seconds
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E21: Media misalignment, subjects controlling narratives & more with bestie guestie Draymond Green

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg https://twitter.com/Money23Green Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: David Sacks on Tucker Carlson https://youtu.be/MukXS8uaVns Gell-Mann Amnesia https://www.epsilontheory.com/gell-mann-amnesia Show Notes: 0:00 Discussing Sacks' recent hit on Tucker Carlson 7:25 Media misalignment, subjects as sources, new age of journalism 25:53 Bold prediction for the future of media, potential All-In Network, mistrusting everyone except individuals 34:28 Bestie Guestie Draymond Green joins the show to talk dealing with day-to-day NBA life under COVID protocols, the temperature of the nation, issues with the media & more 1:08:02 Mean tweets
2/6/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 24 seconds
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E20: Robinhood wrap up, Insiders vs. Outsiders, California's failing report card & how to fix it

Follow the besties: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: The Insiders' Game by David Sacks https://www.persuasion.community/p/the-insiders-game ABC News - CA EDD admits paying as much as $31 billion in unemployment funds to criminals https://rb.gy/g8uwfj Forbes - Why California Is In Trouble – 340,000 Public Employees With $100,000+ Paychecks Cost Taxpayers $45 Billion https://rb.gy/5bhfsf Rescue California - Recall Gavin Newsom https://rescuecalifornia.org Show Notes: 0:00 Wrapping up the Robinhood situation: major lessons learned, Elon’s Clubhouse interview with Vlad, is the cash infusion to Robinhood a trade of the year candidate in 2021? 20:21 Understanding short positions - why do firms short, more transparency & margin requirements 26:08 Sacks on the growing insider vs. outsider theme in politics & finance, importance of institutions in chaos 31:45 Breaking down California’s report card, why the state is such a mess, what structural problems plague it & how to fix them 1:02:04 Chamath’s Aziz Ansari story, Governor potential, top ways to save California
2/3/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 32 seconds
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E19: Breaking down Robinhood's GameStop decision: Why did it happen and how can it be prevented in the future?

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: David Sacks on Bloomberg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2lJg4sxl2U Chamath for Governor https://www.chamathforca.com DeepFuckingValue's Reddit page https://www.reddit.com/user/DeepFuckingValue Show Notes: 0:26 Besties intro 2:11 Chamath breaks down the entire WallStreetBets/GameStop saga 15:38 Jason responds, debating Robinhood's liquidity crisis, Citadel's potential involvement & more 39:18 How can this be prevented in the future? Restructuring capital gains tax, censorship, where Robinhood can go from here 53:02 Major learnings from this week's events, risks of decentralization, do stocks need to be reflexive of the underlying business? GameStop's endgame 1:15:01 Chamath for Governor of California, Friedberg on leaders vs. managers & the problem with career politicians
1/30/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 9 seconds
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E18: Inauguration talk, breaking down the $1.9T stimulus, the case for recalling Gavin Newsom & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/tppkzl https://twitter.com/yung_spielburg Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: M1 Money Stock https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M1 Friedberg's Spy Situation https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/chinese-national-who-worked-monsanto-indicted-economic-espionage-charges Sacks' thoughts on Wilkinson cancellation https://twitter.com/DavidSacks/status/1352432977460957185 Show Notes: 0:00 Bestie intro, Inauguration talk, Impeachment implications 20:22 Trump as a successful change agent, Facebook's Oversight Board overseeing Trump's appeal 34:07 Will Big Tech be regulated like utilities? Friedberg tells a spy story 44:15 Breaking down the $1.9T Stimulus package, needs for infrastructure bill, worst-case scenarios 55:06 How the tech ecosystem plays into inequality & how to fix it 1:04:00 Recalling California Governor Gavin Newsom, California's lockdown incompetence 1:17:32 Sacks rebukes cancel culture, this time from the right-wing mob
1/23/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 29 seconds
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E17: Big Tech bans Trump, ramifications for the First Amendment & the open Internet

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lxk47phNV4&t=1s Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: “I Have Blood on My Hands”: A Whistleblower Says Facebook Ignored Global Political Manipulation https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-ignore-political-manipulation-whistleblower-memo Show Notes: 0:00 David Sacks intros the besties 2:08 Jason & Sacks hash it out & the besties break down reconciliation in American democracy 21:09 Big Tech bans, did they give Trump an easy out? Ramifications for First Amendment 43:01 What laws can be written to prevent Big Tech oligarchy in the future? 59:32 Why Big Tech acted in unison against Trump: internal & external pressure, pending Democratic administration 1:09:42 Current Pence/Trump relationship, McCarthyism 2.0, should Big Tech be broken up? 1:32:46 History of the presidential pardon, Chamath on SoFi's Anthony Noto
1/11/20211 hour, 37 minutes, 47 seconds
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E16: Reflecting on the riots at the US Capitol, plus: Georgia runoff elections, vaccine distribution & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://rb.gy/aizgdm Intro Video Credit: https://twitter.com/MikeSylvan Referenced in the show: The Killer D.A. by David Sacks https://rb.gy/k5rz0k Show Notes: 0:00 New intro for the besties - listen here: https://rb.gy/aizgdm 2:14 Sacks' trip to Miami 6:01 Reflecting on the riot at the US Capitol: police response, double standard with BLM protest, big picture, prosecuting Trump & healing the nation post-Trump 29:43 2016 Election interference, reasons for unrest & polarization, Trump's culpability 44:19 Should the 25th Amendment be invoked? 49:51 Democrats win Georgia runoff elections, did Trump's implosion lose Georgia for the GOP? 56:23 How Friedberg would handle vaccine distribution 1:07:45 San Francisco's Killer D.A., recalling Gavin Newsom, Kim Kardashian for Governor of CA
1/8/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 59 seconds
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E15: “The Besties” All-In’s inaugural award show covering the best, worst & most memorable of 2020

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Intro Music Credit: https://soundcloud.com/olyofficial Show Notes: 0:00 The besties discuss some recent beak wetting, open source merch & more 6:31 Chamath tells the “192.5” weight loss bet story 10:54 Biggest Winner - Politics 13:08 Biggest Loser - Politics 16:24 Biggest Winner - Business 19:47 Biggest Loser - Business 23:22 Biggest Winner - Culture 26:24 Biggest Loser - Culture 32:31 Biggest Turnaround 34:49 Biggest Flash in the Pan 39:32 Biggest Breakthrough 43:51 Smartest Move - Business 49:58 Dumbest Move - Business 56:25 Smartest Move - Politics 1:00:20 Dumbest Move - Politics 1:04:22 Best/Worst Political Theatre 1:12:57 Best Memes
12/18/20201 hour, 16 minutes, 36 seconds
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E14: Salesforce acquires Slack, DeepMind’s AlphaFold breakthrough, Trust Fund Socialists & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Invest with the Best... ies!: https://www.thesyndicate.com/allin Referenced in the show: NYT - The Rich Kids Who Want to Tear Down Capitalism https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/style/trust-fund-activism-resouce-generation.html Coinbase - An upcoming story about Coinbase https://blog.coinbase.com/upcoming-story-about-coinbase-2012afc25d27 NYT - ‘Tokenized’: Inside Black Workers’ Struggles at the King of Crypto Start-Ups https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/technology/coinbase-cryptocurrency-black-employees.html Show Notes: 0:00 Besties intro, fashion talk & the All-In Syndicate 3:47 Insights on Slack being acquired by Salesforce for $27.7B - why did they sell, are there any nitpicks, was this a home run for Salesforce? 19:14 Sacks on going up against Marc Benioff and Salesforce Chatter while at Yammer, importance of holding onto winners as long as possible 27:26 Why is DeepMind's AlphaFold a major breakthrough? When will it begin impacting drug discovery? Dangers of AI at scale 47:07 Republican party misfires, Georgia runoff implications, can Trump pre-pardon his family, Biden's effective strategy so far 59:21 Trump's Section 230 gambit, will Trumpism fade away? 1:05:23 Trust Fund socialists 1:26:14 Coinbase vs. NYT round 2, https://www.thesyndicate.com/allin  
12/4/20201 hour, 32 minutes, 22 seconds
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E13: SPACsgiving Special! More promising vaccine news, innovation vs. regulation, reforming higher ed, morality of challenge trials & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Referenced in the show: NYT Article - Politics, Science and the Remarkable Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/21/us/politics/coronavirus-vaccine.html Show Notes: 0:00 Besties congratulate Friedberg & Chamath for taking Metromile public, Chamath explains a PIPE, Sacks & Jason express their discontent for being left out of the first bestie SPAC 10:59 More positive vaccine news, NYT article on Operation Warp Speed: did the Trump administration nail it? 21:50 How will the COVID experience impact the response to the next pandemic? Morality of challenge trials, hypocrisy of regulatory capture around gambling, drug use, pharma, etc. 35:25 Why innovation has occurred so rapidly on the Internet: Permissionless innovation & lack of regulators, regulation vs. innovation 47:07 Thoughts on ISAs & how they could disrupt overpriced higher education, Dave Chappelle's contract with Comedy Central 59:58 Trump accepts defeat (sort of), Biden's cabinet selections so far 1:06:29 What the besties are thankful for 1:14:50 Peace in the Middle East being achieved by declining reliance on oil, based on resume alone - would Trump have won if not for his antics? 1:21:01 Code 13!
11/25/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 34 seconds
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E12: Biden wins, Pfizer vaccine, markets rip, Trump's next act, COVID endgame scenarios & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Show Notes: 0:00 Besties reflect on the election night special, comparing Trump's case to Al Gore's in 2000 4:44 Was this election devastating for extreme-ism in politics? 12:13 Pfizer vaccine, withholding the vaccine from the political news cycle 21:54 COVID endgame scenarios 28:45 Public markets ripping, gridlock great for the economy 34:43 Analyzing exit polls, death of identity politics 50:57 Biggest loser of the election: Journalism 57:43 When will Trump concede? What will his next move be? 1:07:37 San Francisco's collapse - will it eventually go bankrupt?
11/11/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 15 seconds
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E11: Election Night Special featuring Phil Hellmuth, Bill Gurley, Brad Gerstner & more!

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Follow the bestie guesties: https://twitter.com/bgurley https://twitter.com/phil_hellmuth https://twitter.com/altcap https://twitter.com/jcpolls Show Notes: 0:00 The besties & Phil Hellmuth on Trump’s early lead, live betting odds, the Latinx reversal 10:09 Sacks intros political expert Michael Newman on vote tally timing discrepancies, why some states skew a certain way early & more 20:33 Assessing the 180 in the gambling markets & equity markets towards a pro-Trump outcome 24:18 SurveyMonkey Chief Research Officer Jon Cohen joins the show to talk about polling updates from 2016 to 2020, understanding the race so far, electoral college & more 41:51 Biden losing Florida, tax policy, cultural repudiation of the elites in 2020 50:43 Chamath on the stupidity of the establishment, socialism, Democratic ideology for 2024 if Biden loses 55:40 Mid-show predictions, Jason goes off on Trump 1:07:58 What will happen in the time until we have a clear winner, Trump as a middle finger 1:17:55 Brad Gerstner joins the show to talk about stock futures, what the Democrats keep getting wrong - coastal elites losing touch with normal people, rebuking lockdowns 1:38:24 Reviewing the race swing state by swing state 1:47:28 Bill Gurley joins the show to talk about divisiveness, urban/rural rapture & more 1:55:53 Pete Buttigieg as the future of the Democratic Party, Chamath calls out the democratic leaders 2:00:43 Reconciling middle America & the coastal elites, respecting each other’s differences, understanding Prop 22 2:11:34 Diagnosing states that flipped from Biden to Trump, anti-business California state propositions failing, union impact on legislation 2:23:01 Senate races, market talk, which Democratic candidate had the best chance of beating Trump, voting for character over policy 2:34:32 Jason & Sacks debate Russian election interference legitimacy 2:41:34 Sacks unveils his Trump Derangement Score tracker, updated outcome scenarios & more 2:51:51 Trump declaring victory could tank markets, live reaction to Joe Biden’s election night address
11/4/20202 hours, 59 minutes, 58 seconds
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E10: Twitter & Facebook botch censorship (again), the publisher vs. distributor debate & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Sacks' blog post on Section 230: https://medium.com/craft-ventures/rip-section-230-1112dfad3fac Referenced in the show: NY Post Hunter Biden Story https://nypost.com/2020/10/14/email-reveals-how-hunter-biden-introduced-ukrainian-biz-man-to-dad/ Twitter's explanation for censoring it https://twitter.com/TwitterSafety/status/1316525303930458115 Facebook's explanation for censoring it https://twitter.com/andymstone/status/1316395902479872000 Updated CDC survival rates https://twitter.com/adam_creighton/status/1308652790823051264?s=21 Show Notes: 0:00 The besties catch up on the news 1:29 NY Post Hunter Biden story & censorship by Twitter/Facebook 7:27 What is section 230 & how does it play into the publisher vs. distributor debate 13:23 Distinguishing between publishers & distributors 28:30 Why Twitter & Facebook's actions with the NY Post were a huge blunder & crossed a line, should the laws be rewritten? 37:21 Trump beats COVID, what that means for better treatment options, dueling town halls 46:14 Sacks explains his stance on Prop 13 & Zuckerberg's pro-Prop 15 lobbying 54:34 Thoughts on Amy Coney Barrett & Biden's large lead in the polls
10/16/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 12 seconds
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E9: Trump has COVID, First debate reactions, Coinbase letter response & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://linktr.ee/allinpodcast Referenced in the show: Brian Armstrong's Blog - Coinbase is a mission focused company https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-is-a-mission-focused-company-af882df8804 President Trump's medical treatment https://twitter.com/Jason/status/1312126100286271488 Show Notes: 0:00 The besties reflect on Trump testing positive for COVID-19: treatment, impact on society & the election 9:06 What treatment is Trump receiving & is it scalable to everyone? Is this the future of disease mitigation? 16:55 What happens to the election if Trump is incapacitated & cannot run? 20:36 Debate reaction - who won, who misfired? 29:05 Live reaction to Trump being flown to Walter Reed hospital 30:43 Has the economy began to separate from political influence? 36:25 Reflection on the execution & reaction to Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong's letter 41:19 How Chamath would have reframed the letter, how Slack & company forums have platformed non-work discourse inside companies 49:30 Reflection on Jack Dorsey & Dick Costolo's reaction, what this means for Coinbase going forward 59:04 Predictions for 2021
10/3/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 33 seconds
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E8: TikTok + Oracle, how privacy loss will impact society, economy & COVID outlooks for 2021 & beyond, California wildfires & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://bio.fm/theallinpod Articles referenced in the show: America Needs to Lock Down Again: https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2020-09-16/coronavirus-america-needs-lock-down-again A Taxonomy of Fear: https://www.persuasion.community/p/a-taxonomy-of-fear NuScale Power Article: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200828005299/en/NuScale-Power-Makes-History-as-the-First-Ever-Small-Modular-Reactor-to-Receive-U.S.-Nuclear-Regulatory-Commission-Design-Approval Running Tide Article: https://www.fastcompany.com/90548820/forget-planting-trees-this-company-is-making-carbon-offsets-by-putting-seaweed-on-the-ocean-floor Show Notes: 0:00 The besties talk about the bestie reunion mishap, the Code 13 story & more 5:42 TikTok + Oracle, is the escalation between China & US a slippery slope, security threats created by modern software 15:01 What’s the bigger picture of the TikTok debate, what policy could be enacted 20:13 The emerging market for guaranteed privacy & how this impacts society 27:43 State of the US economy, is there a permanent unemployed class & could there be a second wave of lockdowns? 37:44 COVID outlooks for 2021 & beyond, innovations in rapid testing 46:22 Trump’s COVID response, Trump vs. Biden, shrinking impact of the executive branch 55:11 California wildfires, politicization of global warming, financial incentives to solving climate change 1:08:28 Practical ways to impact global warming & the carbon crisis 1:11:57 Sacks on A Taxonomy of Fear by Emily Yoffe, Safety-ism & contamination by association 1:18:58 Could Trump being re-elected eliminate the two-party system?
9/19/20201 hour, 24 minutes, 27 seconds
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E7: California's collapse, how SPACs are opening the markets for growth stocks & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://bio.fm/theallinpod Bestie recommendations: Chamath: https://www.amazon.com/Americana-400-Year-History-American-Capitalism/dp/0399563792 Sacks: https://taibbi.substack.com/ https://andrewsullivan.substack.com/ Friedberg: https://www.amazon.com/Godfather-Mario-Puzo/dp/0451205766 https://www.amazon.com/Titan-Life-John-Rockefeller-Sr/dp/1400077303/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=john+d+rockefeller+titan&qid=1599625893&s=books&sr=1-1 Jason: https://www.amazon.com/Fish-That-Ate-Whale-Americas/dp/1250033314/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+fish+that+ate+the+whale&qid=1599625909&s=books&sr=1-1 https://www.amazon.com/I-Love-Capitalism-American-Story/dp/073521624X/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=i+love+capitalism&qid=1599626013&sr=8-1   0:00 The gang recap their summers 6:43 Is California collapsing? Why or why not? Has the one-party system failed? 14:05 Understanding the bureaucratic side of California's problem 20:37 AB-5 & the working rights of freelancers 27:11 How would AB-5 passing impact Uber & Lyft's long-term profitability & consumer experience, could franchising fix this? 34:45 California lagging in police reform, what tactical steps could be taken to stop deadly policing 46:13 Chamath on the most important economic event of the last decade & why he is now bullish on the market 50:46 Why technology companies should be going public sooner, how SPACs are allowing retail investors access to growth stocks 1:01:23 Election talk - who is in the lead ahead of the first debate? 1:12:21 Bestie recommendations
9/9/20201 hour, 16 minutes, 16 seconds
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E6: Big Tech antitrust aftermath, potential effects of an M&A clampdown on Silicon Valley & more

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://bio.fm/theallinpod Jason's recent Big Tech antitrust hearings breakdown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWeMnJ0-a_U
7/31/20201 hour, 34 minutes, 11 seconds
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E5: WHO's incompetence, kicking off Cold War II, China's grand plan, 100X'ing America's efficiency

Follow the crew: https://twitter.com/chamath https://linktr.ee/calacanis https://twitter.com/DavidSacks https://twitter.com/friedberg Follow the pod: https://twitter.com/theallinpod https://bio.fm/theallinpod
7/11/20201 hour, 32 minutes
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E4: Politicizing the pandemic, Police reform, Biden's ideal VP, Twitter vs. Facebook on free speech & more with David Sacks & David Friedberg

Follow @chamath: https://twitter.com/chamath Follow @jason: https://twitter.com/Jason https://linktr.ee/calacanis 0:01 Jason checks in on Chamath, Sacks & Friedberg, opening up their social circles, outdoor activities & more 9:31 Issues with politicizing matters of public health, deaths decreasing while new cases spike, masks, lockdowns & more 20:56 Viral videos, doxxing bad behavior & cancel culture 25:39 Reforming law enforcement, separating police from the military, changing police incentives 36:42 Are public unions too powerful? How a lack of leadership has led us here 41:49 Facebook vs. Twitter on free speech, Zuckerberg's relationship with Peter Thiel, valuing comfort over freedom of expression 59:24 John Bolton's book controversy 1:03:14 Movements in the COVID vaccine space 1:07:38 Trump vs. Biden: Who has the upper hand? 1:14:24 Who should Biden pick as VP?
6/20/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 50 seconds
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E3: Modern Cold War between US & China, economic recovery, potential mass migration out of San Francisco, pandemic politicization & more with David Sacks & David Friedberg

Follow @chamath: https://twitter.com/chamath Follow @jason: https://twitter.com/Jason https://linktr.ee/calacanis 0:01 Jason & Chamath intro David Sacks & David Friedberg 1:15 Everybody gives their quarantine update: Sacks is in Mexico while running Craft remote, Chamath got a new poker table & is excited for shelter-in-place to end, Friedberg is getting back into a rhythm 8:04 Chamath & Sacks reflect on the coming return to normalcy & politicization of the virus 12:41 Sacks on 3 major data-driven discoveries about the virus 15:54 Friedberg on fatality rate data, overestimating the lockdown's impact on stopping the virus 19:32 Getting back to work 21:05 Chamath on the stock market not reflecting the economy, Sacks on what an economic recovery might look like 28:00 Friedberg on potential of another NYC-level outbreak, Chamath on negative impact of left/right culture war 34:05 Sacks on democratic hesitation to end lockdowns giving Trump a strategic advantage, Friedberg on Hydroxychloroquine's benefits/risks 37:57 Sacks on potential resorting of the Bay Area & Silicon Valley due to remote work 41:51 Chamath on benefits of working remote, why San Francisco might lose large numbers of people 45:18 Tesla/Fremont situation a microcosm for politicization of the pandemic, benefits of people starting to distrust inept bureaucrats 49:33 Chamath on the beginning of the modern Cold War, dealing with market conditions considering China's standing in the world, ideological issues 53:46 Sacks on US/China relationship, how US can penalize China 59:25 Friedberg on how US can leapfrog China in manufacturing by using modern, automated solutions
5/21/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 37 seconds
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E2: Rebooting the economy, understanding corporate debt, steps to avoid a depression & more with David Sacks

Follow @chamath: https://twitter.com/chamath Follow @jason: https://twitter.com/Jason https://linktr.ee/calacanis 0:01 Jason & Chamath catch us up on their quarantines 1:20 Chamath intros David Sacks 4:40 David explains what their poker group chat has been like since COVID-19 started, and how Jason, Chamath & himself fall on the optimistic/pessimistic spectrum 6:58 How have the past few months defined David's view on the world, and what is his reaction to the US government's response? 12:22 Did the US health apparatus do its job? How could it improve? Why aren't masks already mandated? 19:33 Culture clash between scientific experts & entrepreneurs, thoughts on Chloroquine as a treatment method 27:00 Are US bureaucrats taking the intelligence of US citizens for granted? How liable is Trump? 30:08 David gives his plan to reboot the economy: what now? How does the US avoid a recession/depression? 36:22 Chamath & Jason assess David's plan 43:21 Have the stimulus packages & SMB loans been enough? Will the trickle-down approach work? 49:21 Should the US be allowing companies to declare bankruptcy? How should they decide who gets aid and who does not? 52:02 Chamath explains how corporate debt works through the lens of Ford 56:42 Why is the US not giving a larger % of the stimulus to average Americans? Chances of unrest if quarantine continues? 1:02:17 Trump vs. Biden: who has the edge in 2020 right now? 1:11:24 Was Jack Dorsey's $1B donation the strongest move of 2020 so far?
4/11/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 35 seconds
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E1: US Response to COVID-19 & Impact on Startups, Venture Capital & Public Markets with David Friedberg

Follow @chamath: https://twitter.com/chamath Follow @jason: https://twitter.com/Jason   https://linktr.ee/calacanis 0:01 Jason & Chamath intro David and check in on each other's quarantines 2:26 Has the US overreacted or underreacted so far? David & Chamath give their opinions on new directives & statistics 13:15 Thoughts on potential treatment options & policy changes 22:25 Chamath explains the circumstances of recording a podcast while the Stock Market tanks in real-time 25:03 Should the US adopt Chinese & South Korean quarantine strategies? 29:53 What do the current market conditions mean for startups & VC? 41:24 Chamath explains what is currently happening in the capital markets 45:05 How close is the US on being able to do mass-testing? 54:13 Thoughts on bailouts for companies that manipulated their earnings-per-share ratio by stock buybacks? Impact on the global economy 1:03:14 Impact on luxury goods? Should there be a monthly stipend for low-income citizens? 1:12:10 COVID-19 exposing holes in the US healthcare system 1:17:44 Should we ban wet markets globally? 1:24:12 Over/Under: when Americans will be allowed to go out to restaurants again 1:28:18 When will the weekly poker game resume?
3/19/20201 hour, 31 minutes, 15 seconds
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E0: COVID-19 Political, Economic & Social Ramifications featuring The Production Board's David Friedberg (frmly Founder/CEO, The Climate Corporation)

Follow @chamath: https://twitter.com/chamath Follow @jason: https://twitter.com/Jason   https://linktr.ee/calacanis   0:01 Jason intros Chamath and Episode 0 of All-In and they discuss their current self-quarantine 0:55 Jason intros David Friedberg 1:35 Chamath gives the inaugural (& potentially final) All-In ad read 2:17 As a Warriors owner, Chamath gives his reaction to the NBA postponing & uncoordinated actions of government & private sectors 4:37 Why was the US so slow to react on both an individual & governmental level? What did the OpenTable data show? 9:03 David explains the actions he would take if he was president 12:37 Thoughts on Trump’s private sector involvement 16:58 Has the press failed in its coverage, or are they just feeding people what they want? 23:52 What will the next few weeks in the US look like? Why has the virus spread severely in Italy, but not yet in India? 37:20 How the COVID-19 viral coefficient compares to the early days of Facebook’s numbers 40:26 Chances of Trump testing positive for the virus? What effect would that have on markets? 48:53 What should we do differently next time? 53:13 Will there both more deaths due to second order effects of the virus than direct deaths? 1:01:06 Should there be a global stimulus package? Effect of low-volatility during recent bull run? 1:11:26 Chances of a quick resolution? 1:16:48 How are Jason & Chamath advising their portfolio companies? How are IPO’s of companies like Airbnb & DoorDash being effected? 1:21:17 How to approach the next year in startups & VC?
3/15/20201 hour, 28 minutes, 55 seconds