36 episodes

This Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vikram Mansharamani, author of THINK FOR YOURSELF: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence

The Think For Yourself Podcast thinkforyourself

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

This Podcast is hosted by Dr. Vikram Mansharamani, author of THINK FOR YOURSELF: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence

    Episode 35: Probing Polarization with Joan Williams

    Episode 35: Probing Polarization with Joan Williams

    Joan is a Distinguished Professor of Law and the Hastings Foundation Chair at the University of California, Hastings College of Law. She is the author of numerous books, including the much acclaimed White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America. Described as having "something approaching rock star status” in her field by The New York Times Magazine, Joan has played a central role in reshaping the conversation about work, gender, and class over the past quarter century.
    [RECORDING DATE: April 8, 2021]
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    • 1 hr
    Episode 34: Speaking Space with Sara Seager

    Episode 34: Speaking Space with Sara Seager

    In this episode, I speak about space with Sara Seager. Professor Seager is an astrophysicist and a professor of physics and planetary science at MIT. Her research, which earned her a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, has introduced many foundational ideas to the field of exoplanets. She has led different space missions or space mission concept studies, including NASA’s Probe-class study team for the Starshade project. She is now at the forefront of the search for the first Earth-like exoplanets and signs of life on them. Her memoir, The Smallest Lights in the Universe, was published in 2020.
    [RECORDING DATE: March 30, 2021]
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    • 1 hr
    Episode 33: Discussing Global Liquidity with Michael Howell

    Episode 33: Discussing Global Liquidity with Michael Howell

    In this episode, I speak with Michael Howell, Managing Director at CrossBorder Capital, a firm he founded in 1996. He's been listed as the top emerging market strategist multiple times and developed a quantitative liquidity research methodology while at Salomon Brothers in the 1980s. He is the author of the recently-released Capital Wars: The Rise of Global Liquidity.
    [RECORDING DATE: March 18, 2021]
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 32: Seeking/Speaking World Peace with John Hunter

    Episode 32: Seeking/Speaking World Peace with John Hunter

    In this episode, I speak with John Hunter, an award-winning teacher and educational consultant who created the World Peace Game in 1978. He is the founder and executive director of the World Peace Game Foundation and has spoken about his work at TED, the US Pentagon, Google, the Aspen Institute, and many other places. John is also the author of World Peace and Other Fourth-Grade Accomplishments.
    [RECORDING DATE: March 11, 2021]
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 31: Talking Rare Earths with MP Materials' James Litinsky

    Episode 31: Talking Rare Earths with MP Materials' James Litinsky

    In this episode, I speak with James Litinsky, Chairman and CEO of MP Materials, America's leading rare earth company.  Jim is also the founder and Chief Investment Officer of JHL Capital Management, an investment firm he formed after spending time at Fortress Investment Group, Omnicom, and Allen & Company.
    [RECORDING DATE: March 4, 2021]
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 30: My Conversation with Danielle DiMartino Booth

    Episode 30: My Conversation with Danielle DiMartino Booth

    In this episode, I speak with Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO and Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence. Danielle is a former Advisor to Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher and spent almost a decade thinking about financial stability and the efficacy of unconventional monetary policy. She is the author of FED UP: An Insider's Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America. Danielle also has experience on Wall Street and worked for both Credit Suisse and DLJ.
    [RECORDING DATE: February 25, 2021]
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    • 1 hr 1 min

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