Balaji Srinivasan: Balaji’s World | Crypto, China, Decentralized Creator Economy | The Quest S2:20

Welcome to The Quest Season 2: Episode 20 with Balaji Srinivasan: the former CTO of Coinbase holds nothing back in this 105-min adventure into the future.

It’s Balaji’s world, and we’re all just living in it. If you’ve been hanging out on tech Twitter long enough or listen to any other tech podcasts, then you’re probably familiar with Balaji. He is an angel investor, entrepreneur, and formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.

In this epic episode, you’ll hear topics ranging from decentralization, crypto, media tech, social networking, China, machine learning, digital privacy and much more. Balaji has one of the most incredible minds I have ever met, and I am excited to bring you along on this journey.

0:00 Intro 1:04 City-building, the reverse diaspora and the tech solar eclipse 22:00 Woke, Communist and crypto capital Pt. I 37:56 China’s reform, Deng Xiaoping and FDA 55:40 The decentralization and unbundling of big tech 1:12:14 Crowd choice, remote work and the network state 1:24:29 Woke, Communist and crypto capital Pt. II 1:36:19 Our future is our past

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