Ep.94 — Rohit Krishnan — Ideas for the Future

Rohit Krishnan is a VC and essayist who writes the ‘Strange Loop Canon’ newsletter in which he tries to understand the ever increasing complexity of our world. You can follow Rohit on Twitter at https://twitter.com/krishnanrohit and subscribe to his newsletter at https://www.strangeloopcanon.com/

Show Notes:

- Douglas Hofstadter’s Strange Loop
- Memory as an unreliable narrator
- Are we seeing a decline in eccentricity?
- The Great Reshuffle
- We need more Thiel-style patrons
- Why do big companies suck at innovation?
- Importance of failure
- Reducing the cost of failure
- Universal Basic Income/Dividend
- Maximizing EV vs. Maximizing hit rate
- Are governments inefficient?
- Fragility of jobs
- World in 2050

**Books Recommended:**

- Gödel, Escher, Bach; by Douglas Hofstadter
- I Am a Strange Loop; by Douglas Hofstadter
- The Misbehavior of Markets; by Benoit Mandelbrot and Richard L. Hudson
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