Ryan’s audio quality is a little off in this one — sorry about that!
Hotpod podcast newsletter
Spotify buys Gimlet and Anchor in podcast push, earmarks $500M for more deals
Relevant take: How Big Should Podcasting Be? - some back of the napkin math on what the actual value of the podcasting industry may be
Startup - the OG Gimlet Podcast
Spotify is going public via direct listing as $SPOT
Scott Galloway on Walmart’s Jet Acquisition
Relevant take: Spotify’s Podcast Aggregation Play - Stratechery on the acquisition
Apple just explained why it’s going to make original TV shows
Waking Up App
Inadequate Equilibria - the book
Eliezer Yudkowsky - Researcher at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute
AI Racing Toward the Brink - Yudkowsky on the the Waking Up Podcast
The music played throughout this episode and others includes Home (feat. Herbi) by Ukiyo, How To Clean Your Room from JBPWAVE: A Jordan Peterson Lofi Hip Hop Mix by Akira The Don, Highwater Mark from HSTWAVE: A Hunter S Thompson Lofi Hip Hop Mix by Akira The Don, Canals by Joakim Karud, Happy Hours by L'Indecis, and Foreign Exchange by Globuldub. All are licensed under Creative Commons 3.0.