September 26, 2023
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Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and loopy man Kevin Rose (@KevinRose) rejoins me for an additional episode of The Random Present.

On this one, we focus on reasonably priced luxuries for priceless lives, suiting up for a go to to the Magic Fort, Eliza Ivanova’s artwork, my secret for supple pores and skin, nineteenth-century Nintendo, Balaji’s guess, the science of #hangover cures, Moonbirds over Tokyo, an surprising Sanbo Zen inquisition, Japanese demise poems, escape rooms, high-fidelity immersive sound, Nanoblocks, and far more!

Please get pleasure from!

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The transcript of this episode could be discovered right here. Transcripts of all episodes could be discovered right here.

#670: The Random Present with Kevin Rose — The $1M Bitcoin Guess, Japanophilia, Uncommon IPAs, Stopping Hangovers, AI Companions, Fringe Discords, Reasonably priced Luxuries, Excessive-Constancy Audio, and A lot Extra

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Wish to hear the final time Kevin and I let our random flag fly? Take a look at the dialog we had right here wherein we mentioned tasty grapes and laborious ketones, Kevin’s concern of flying vs. my concern of heights, the enjoyment of unstuffing, dwelling wealthy as an alternative of dying wealthy, the ethics and implications of AI-generated artwork, constructing NFT communities for the lengthy haul, meditation retreats, diabetic horse urine, and far more.

#645: The Random Present, Mega-Vacation Version — 2023 Resolutions and New Instruments, In depth Bullshitting, Booze and Ethanol Alternate options, The “Yearly Delete,” A Million Sidebars, Ayahuasca Revisited, Recapping the COCKPUNCH Saga, and A lot Extra

What was your favourite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments.




  • [04:44] The essential juice.
  • [08:37] Low cost downfalls and luxurious lettuce.
  • [13:16] Changing into appropriate for The Magic Fort.
  • [17:12] Reasonably priced luxuries for a priceless life.
  • [19:47] A pipe dream.
  • [22:04] A skincare secret.
  • [23:08] Later life courting and alcohol abating (#hangover).
  • [31:35] The present and anticipated state of AI.
  • [46:15] Balaji’s guess.
  • [1:02:00] Kevin practices his ABCs.
  • [1:05:17] Eliza Ivanova.
  • [1:07:10] TimTimsPrivacyScreens dot com.
  • [1:09:38] Nintendo: Hanafuda to Zelda.
  • [1:12:52] Untranslatables.
  • [1:13:48] Tokyo Moonbirds and Zen karaoke.
  • [1:18:10] Japanese Demise Poems and different uplifting studying.
  • [1:22:44] Some escape rooms are higher than others.
  • [1:26:51] Excessive-fidelity immersive sound.
  • [1:31:26] A whispering Replika and a vibrating “chest.”
  • [1:35:28] Nanoblocks!


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