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The Knowledge Project Podcast by Shane Parrish

Read by the smartest people in the world, Shane Parrish’s goal is to help you go to bed smarter than you woke up. In this show, Shane and his guests share actionable strategies that help you make better decisions, avoid stupidity, and live a better life. From business to wine and everything in-between — we cover it all. Have questions or a topic you’d like to see covered on the show? Go to farnamstreetblog.com/podcast.
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Aug 9, 2017

In this wide-ranging interview physics major, philosopher, and professional heavyweight boxer Ed Latimore and Shane Parrish talk about boxing, tough love, entropy, the worst that can happen, coaching, and so much more. 

 

Jul 2, 2017

Marc Garneau (@MarcGarneau) is a Canadian politician, Engineer, and the Minister of Transport. This interview was recorded live in front of an audience in Montreal. As a bilingual country, you'll hear bits of French from the audience questions here and there but the interview is predominately in English.

In this interview, we discuss the future of transportation (including self-driving cars), infrastructure investments, space, what it means to be a liberal in 2017, how we — as citizens — can judge an elected politician, how he ensures he's getting accurate information in a political system and so much more. 

 

Enjoy this amazing conversation.

May 30, 2017

Rory Sutherland (@rorysutherland) is the Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather Group, which is one of the largest advertising companies in the world. 

This interview was recorded live in London, England. 

Rory started the behavioral insights team and spends his days applying behavioral economics and evolutionary psychology to solve problems that conventionally advertising agencies haven't been able to solve. 

In this wide-ranging interview we talk about: how advertising agencies are solving airport security problems, what Silicon Valley misses; how to mess with self-driving cars, reading habits, decision making, the intersection of advertising and psychology, and so much more. 

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Feb 27, 2017

Naval Ravikant (@naval) is the CEO and co-founder of AngelList. He’s invested in more than 100 companies, including Uber, Twitter, Yammer, and so many others. Don’t worry, we’re not going to talk about early stage investing. Naval’s an incredibly deep thinker who challenges the status quo on so many things. He’s thought deeply about stuff that’s near and dear to us, like reading, habits, decision-making, and life. Just a heads up, this is the longest podcast I’ve ever done. Our conversation lasted over two hours. If you’re like me, you’re going to take a lot of notes.

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