Dissect Season 1: To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
Incredibly detailed analysis of To Pimp a Butterfly. Incredible music with a purpose
Dissect Season 2: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West
MBDTF: rightfully considered one of the greatest hip hop albums ever, even more so when put into context.
Sam Hinkie -- Data, Decisions, and Basketball
Rare and very well-done interview with one of my heroes
An interview with Patrick Collison
Narrative deep-dive on one of my favorite startups and pair of founders.
Stripe: Patrick and John Collison
Patrick (29) and John (27) Collison are inspirations.
A Gentleman in Moscow
Fantastic story, turning the seemingly mundane into something wonderful. One of Obama's favorite books he read in 2017.
Canva: Melanie Perkins
Melanie Perkins built Australia's first unicorn through sheer force of will
FUBU: Daymond John
Daymond John put it all on the line and had to hustle incredibly hard to build the brand FUBU and finally justify not going to college like his peers.
The Yoda of Silicon Valley
Profile of Donald Knuth, author of the Bible of CS
Dr. Elon & Mr. Musk: Life Inside Tesla's Production Hell
Success comes at a cost. Does Elon Musk cross the line when it comes to how he treats the people around him in pursuit of his huge goals?
The Friendship That Made Google Huge
Jeff Dean + Sanjay Ghemawat: MapReduce, TensorFlow, etc. Engineering royalty.
Live Episode! RXBAR: Peter Rahal
Peter Rahal overcame dyslexia to build a $600M health bar company in half a decade.
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
Accounting of the partnership between Amos Tversky and Danny Kahnemanm, interwoven with their greatest hits both individually and as a pair. Equal parts informative, interesting, personal.
Jeff Bezos 3-Step Formula for Success
Surround yourself with the right people. Have a learn-it-all mindset. Be ready to play the long game.
Memoir of a female plant biologist from Minnesota with a one-track mind for science. No BS.
No Cow Founder On Growing From One-Man-Show To General Mills-backed Company
21-year-old entrepreneur in Colorado who overcame a lot of mistakes to build a successful business
Jim Breyer On How He Picks Winners
Early investor in Facebook, Spotify, much more. His list of great qualities in an entrepreneur: attracting talent, retaining talent, technical proficiency, outside interests. Super bullish on AI.
Aubrey Marcus Wants To Help You Be The Best You
CEO of a company that makes brain- and body-enhancing supplements. Chats about his company and his personal life.
Dell Computers - Michael Dell
Michael Dell often gets lost in the shuffle of the Gates's, Bezos's, Zuckerbergs, but his story is just as important. Super sharp guy. Focus on customers, not competition.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
Adapts the story of Harry Potter by attempting to explain wizardry through the scientific method. I don't think I was smart enough to read this.
Report on Geoff Hinton and his capsule networks
#434: Legendary Coach John Wooden's Secrets of Leadership
Takeaways from one of the most accomplished coaches ever.