Topics Discussed in Lex Fridman Podcast #331 – Lex Fridman & Balaji Srinivasan: Prime number maze, Government, The Network State, Pseudonymous economy, Exit, Building a network state, Wikipedia, Fixing science, Fixing the FDA, Longevity, Donald Trump’s ban from social media, War, Censorship, Social media, Wokeism and communism and much more.

Lex Fridman Podcast: Conversations about science, technology, history, philosophy and the nature of intelligence, consciousness, love, and power. Lex is an AI researcher at MIT and beyond.

Balaji Srinivasan

Balaji Srinivasan is an angel investor, tech founder, philosopher, and author of The Network State: How to Start a New Country. He was formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Srinivasan grew up on Long Island, in Plainview, New York. He received BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an MS in Chemical Engineering, also from Stanford. Find the books mentioned in Balaji's conversation with Lex Fridman below.

Books Mentioned in this Podcast with Lex Fridman & Balaji Srinivasan:

Snow Crash

by Neal Stephenson

The Jewish State

by Theodor Herzl