Eric Weinstein is a brilliant mathematician, economist, and intellectual powerhouse known for his profound insights in various fields. Born in 1965, he graduated from Harvard University and later earned his Ph.D. in mathematical physics from Harvard. Weinstein has made significant contributions to the study of gauge theories, quantum field theory, and geometric quantization, showcasing his deep mathematical prowess. Beyond his academic achievements, Weinstein has gained recognition as a thought leader and public intellectual. He is a managing director at Thiel Capital, where he explores innovative investment strategies. Eric is also widely respected for his thought-provoking podcast, "The Portal," where he engages in deep conversations with a diverse range of guests, fostering discussions on complex societal issues, science, and economics. Eric Weinstein's unique ability to bridge the gap between academia and the broader public makes him a remarkable figure, contributing to the intellectual enrichment of society.