1:14:27 | Mar 5th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Skin in the Game, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in the book. This is the third episode of EconTalk with Taleb related to the general topic of s...Show More
Listening to Nassim Taleb has been a paradigm shift on so many fronts. Highly recommend grappling with his ideas in “Skin in the Game”.
1:34:18 | Oct 14th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Andrew McAfee of MIT's Sloan School of Management talks about his book, More from Less, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. McAfee argues that technology is helping developed nations use fewer resources ...Show More
A very academic convo but it changed the way I thought on this!
Liked the way be broke down our need to innovate / our history of innovatio...Show More
1:12:47 | Aug 6th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Historian Frank Dikotter of the University of Hong Kong and author of Mao's Great Famine talks about the book with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Dikotter chronicles the strategies Mao and Chinese leader...Show More
Anyone with a soft spot for collectivism should give a listen to this harrowing account of the famine caused by Mao’s “Great Leap Forward”.
1:07:24 | Aug 28th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Benedict Evans of Andreessen Horowitz talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about two important trends for the future of personal travel--the increasing number of electric cars and a world of autonomo...Show More
Fascinating talk (even if a bit dense). What are the butterfly effects of electric and autonomous car. ex) 50% of cigarette sales in the US ...Show More
1:33:14 | Jul 29th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Shoshana Zuboff of Harvard University talks about her book Surveillance Capitalism with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Zuboff argues that the monetization of search engines and social networks by Google,...Show More
This is an anti-echo. A cautionary tale on how one could become a dull bore when one spends a career in the echo (no pun intended) chamber o...Show More
1:11:31 | May 25thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Author Martin Gurri, Visiting Fellow at George Mason University's Mercatus Center, talks about his book The Revolt of the Public with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Gurri argues that a digital tsunami--t...Show More
Former CIA media analyst discusses his assessment of public revolts around the world in recent years (2011 - today). He claims that a sense ...Show More
1:23:43 | Nov 18th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Entrepreneur and Anesthesiologist Keith Smith of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma talks with host Russ Roberts about what it's like to run a surgery center that posts prices on the internet and that doe...Show More
Will make you think differently about privatized healthcare
1:18:22 | Sep 16th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
George Will talks about his new book, The Conservative Sensibility, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Will argues for a conservative vision that embraces the dynamic nature of life. Topics discussed in...Show More