3 hr 15 min

#386 – Marc Andreessen: Future of the Internet, Technology, and AI Lex Fridman Podcast

    • Technology

Marc Andreessen is the co-creator of Mosaic, co-founder of Netscape, and co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

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Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/marc-andreessen-transcript



EPISODE LINKS:

Marc's Twitter: https://twitter.com/pmarca

Marc's Substack: https://pmarca.substack.com

Marc's YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/@a16z

Andreessen Horowitz: https://a16z.com

Why AI will save the world (essay): https://a16z.com/2023/06/06/ai-will-save-the-world

Books mentioned:

1. When Reason Goes on Holiday (book): https://amzn.to/3p80b1K

2. Superintelligence (book): https://amzn.to/3N7sc1A

3. Lenin (book): https://amzn.to/43L8YWD

4. The Ancient City (book): https://amzn.to/43GzReb



PODCAST INFO:

Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8

RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/

YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman

YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips



SUPPORT & CONNECT:

- Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast

- Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman

- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman

- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman

- Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman



OUTLINE:

Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

(00:00) - Introduction

(05:01) - Google Search

(12:49) - LLM training

(25:20) - Truth

(31:32) - Journalism

(41:24) - AI startups

(46:46) - Future of browsers

(53:09) - History of browsers

(59:10) - Steve Jobs

(1:13:45) - Software engineering

(1:21:00) - JavaScript

(1:25:18) - Netscape

(1:30:22) - Why AI will save the world

(1:38:20) - Dangers of AI

(2:08:40) - Nuclear energy

(2:20:37) - Misinformation

(2:35:57) - AI and the economy

(2:42:05) - China

(2:46:17) - Evolution of technology

(2:55:35) - How to learn

(3:03:45) - Advice for young people

(3:06:35) - Balance and happiness

(3:13:11) - Meaning of life

Marc Andreessen is the co-creator of Mosaic, co-founder of Netscape, and co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

- InsideTracker: https://insidetracker.com/lex to get 20% off

- ExpressVPN: https://expressvpn.com/lexpod to get 3 months free

- AG1: https://drinkag1.com/lex to get 1 year of Vitamin D and 5 free travel packs



Transcript: https://lexfridman.com/marc-andreessen-transcript



EPISODE LINKS:

Marc's Twitter: https://twitter.com/pmarca

Marc's Substack: https://pmarca.substack.com

Marc's YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/@a16z

Andreessen Horowitz: https://a16z.com

Why AI will save the world (essay): https://a16z.com/2023/06/06/ai-will-save-the-world

Books mentioned:

1. When Reason Goes on Holiday (book): https://amzn.to/3p80b1K

2. Superintelligence (book): https://amzn.to/3N7sc1A

3. Lenin (book): https://amzn.to/43L8YWD

4. The Ancient City (book): https://amzn.to/43GzReb



PODCAST INFO:

Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8

RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/

YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman

YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips



SUPPORT & CONNECT:

- Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast

- Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman

- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman

- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman

- Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman



OUTLINE:

Here's the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.

(00:00) - Introduction

(05:01) - Google Search

(12:49) - LLM training

(25:20) - Truth

(31:32) - Journalism

(41:24) - AI startups

(46:46) - Future of browsers

(53:09) - History of browsers

(59:10) - Steve Jobs

(1:13:45) - Software engineering

(1:21:00) - JavaScript

(1:25:18) - Netscape

(1:30:22) - Why AI will save the world

(1:38:20) - Dangers of AI

(2:08:40) - Nuclear energy

(2:20:37) - Misinformation

(2:35:57) - AI and the economy

(2:42:05) - China

(2:46:17) - Evolution of technology

(2:55:35) - How to learn

(3:03:45) - Advice for young people

(3:06:35) - Balance and happiness

(3:13:11) - Meaning of life

3 hr 15 min

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