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143hrs
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131hrs
Podcasts
119hrs
Movies & TV
41hrs
Writing
31hrs
Research
24hrs
Design
14hrs

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Adams & Hoffman: Bankless, 3 episodes
  • 59 - Uniswap | Hayden Adams
  • ROLLUP: 1st Week of May (Uniswap V3, Elon Musk SNL Dogecoin, Bankless DAO, ETH & BTC)
  • ROLLUP: 3rd Week of May (Dip Week, The Rise of Polygon, Elon Crypto, Coinbase Outage, China)
Blake & Lee: Hamish & Andy, 13 episodes
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 125
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 126
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 127
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 128
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 129
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 130
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 131
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 132
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 133
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 134
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 135
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 136
  • Hamish & Andy 2021 Ep 137
Calacanis: All-In, 13 episodes
  • E21: Media misalignment, subjects controlling narratives & more with bestie guestie Draymond Green
  • E22: Reflecting on the Robinhood situation with Bestie Guestie Vlad Tenev
  • E27: The Great Inflation Debate, Amazon gets spicy on Twitter, rethinking supply chains & more
  • E28: Current state of public & private markets, Archegos debacle, US debt issues, wealth tax & more
  • E29: Coinbase goes public, direct listings vs. IPOs, portfolio management, unions & more with Bestie Guestie Brad Gerstner
  • E30: Ramifications of Biden’s proposed capital gains tax hike, federal budget, India’s COVID surge, founder psychology & more
  • E31: Post-vaccination virtue signaling, pandemic lessons, immigration, Caitlyn Jenner for CA Governor, Big Tech earnings & more
  • E32: Behind the scenes of Elon hosting SNL, CDC failures, America’s real-time UBI experiment, post-COVID boom in jeopardy & more
  • E33: Apple’s hypocrisy, America’s math failure, crypto’s regulatory correction, Clubhouse’s future, UFOs & more
  • E34: Wuhan lab leak theory, India's "traceability" law, Coinbase's fact check, Big Tech's Hollywood takeover
  • E35: Biogen’s controversial Alzheimer’s drug approval, the billionaire space race, real estate, Bitcoin & more
  • E36: New FTC Chair, breaking up big tech, government silent spying, Jon Stewart, wildfires & more
  • E37: NYC rejects far-left mayoral candidates, new developments in lab leak theory, Apple's App Store breakup potential & more
Conner: EthHub, 5 episodes
  • EthHub Weekly Recap #165-166
  • EthHub Weekly Recap #167
  • EthHub Weekly Recap #168
  • EthHub Weekly Recap #169
  • EthHub Weekly Recap #171
D’Elia: Congratulations, 13 episodes
  • 180. Falling Up Stairs
  • 181. Praise to the Lort
  • 182. Johnny Figures-It-Out
  • 184. Gaslight City
  • 185. Hurry To Hell
  • 186. Show Me the Ghosts
  • 187. Surpass The Teacher
  • 188. Drop the Notebook
  • 190. Bury Me With a Capri-Sun
  • 191. Angry Olympics
  • 192. Oops in your face
  • 194. We're The Falcons Now
  • 195. Be More Memorable
Ferriss: The Tim Ferriss Show, 2 episodes
  • #504: Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum, on Understanding Ethereum, ETH vs. BTC, ETH2, Scaling Plans and Timelines, NFTs, Future Considerations, Life Extension, and More
  • #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
Fridman: The Lex Fridman Podcast, 7 episodes
  • #181 — Sergey Nazarov: Chainlink, Smart Contracts, and Oracle Networks
  • #183 — Po-Shen Lo: Mathematics, Math Olympiad, Combinatorics & Contact Tracing*
  • #185 — Sam Harris: COnciousness, Free Will, Psychadelics, AI, UFOs, and Meaning
  • #187 — Frank Wilczek: Physics of Quarks, Complexity, Life & Aliens
  • Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum 2.0
  • #193 — Rob Reid: The Existential Threat of Engineered Viruses and Lab Leaks
  • #194 — Bret Weinstein: Truth, Science, and Censorship in the Time of a Pandemic
Hillhouse: Top of Mind, 1 episode
  • A Step-By-Step Content Strategy (And How To Execute It) with Melanie Deziel
Kofinas: Hidden Forces, 6 episodes
  • Ultrasound Money & the Ethereum Triple Hlaving | Nikhil Shamapant
  • Podcast Update: The Will to Win, Mimetic Desire, & the Israeli-Paletinian Conflict
  • Financial Nihilism, Narrative Investing, & the Hyperreality of Markets
  • The Power of Mimetic Desire in Markets, Politics & Culture | Luke Burgis
  • Winning: The Unforgiving Race to Greatness | Tim Grover
  • The Power of Mimetic Desire in Markets, Politics, & Culture | Luke Burgis
  • Crypto Ethics & How to 'Make Money Great Again' | Hasu & Demetri
Norman & List: Tuesdays with Stories!, 5 episodes
  • #402: The Walkway
  • #403: Behind The Beam
  • #404: Shit on Shit
  • #405: Wiggly Wing
  • #406: Green Hulks
Pickering: The Crypto Conversation, 1 episode
  • Sergey Nazarov on Chainlink 2.0 - The next generation of hybrid smart contracts
Ravikant: Naval, 3 episodes
  • All Knowledge Is Conjectural
  • Pessimism Seems Like an Intellectually Serious Position
  • Rational Optimism Is The Way Out
Schwartz & Thukkaram: Unpacking Impact, 1 episode
  • Peter Thiel: “It’s Up to Us to Make the Future Better”
Various: Anjunabeats Worldwide, 13 episodes
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 719 with Stephen Kirkwood
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 720 with Mike Saint-Jules
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 721 with Borderland State
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 722 with Pete Daniel
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 723 with OTIOT
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 724 with Amber Stomp
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 725 with meHiLove
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 726 with Alex Sonata & TheRio
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 727 with Fatum
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 728 with Genix
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 729 with Maor Levi
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 730 with Le Youth
  • Anjunabeats Worldwide 731 with Oliver Smith
Various: Wake Your Mind Radio, 11 episodes
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 364
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 365
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 365
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 368
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 369
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 370
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 371
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 372
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 374
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 376
  • Cosmic Gate - WYM Radio 377
Zhu: Uncommon Core, 2 episodes
  • #23: Where do the Yields come from in Crypto?
  • #24: Ethereum Bull Case with Cobie and Su Zhu

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