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- Apr 16, 2019
I occasionally select a random podcast while working on a project in the backyard. This one was pretty interesting. #506: Balaji Srinivasan on The Future of Bitcoin and Ethereum, How to Become Noncancelable, the Path to Personal Freedom and Wealth in a New World, the Changing Landscape of Warfare, and More - The Tim Ferriss Show | iHeartRadio
So many mind-blowing considerations!
The transhumanist philosophy was really interesting to me - a concept I hadn't heard coined before.
What was most notable for me were the geopolitical implications of crypto - especially the ideas around India embracing this new technology.
They are in a position today to really disrupt things by dominating the remote-software economy, moving towards becoming a tech and media superpower.
They have access to 4G/LTE at a 10x cheaper cost than in the US, and they've in essence brought 400MM people online. They don't need an H1B visa and a shitty apartment in silicon valley anymore to contribute to high-profile software projects, they can drive innovation from anywhere in the world.
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