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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.


#97: Kevin Kelly on Artificial Intelligence and Designer Babies

August 7th, 2015

Episode 156 of 395 episodes

Kevin Kelly(@kevin2kelly)returns to the podcastdue to popular demand. Kevin continues to be perhaps the Most Interesting Man in the World. He is Senior Maverick atWired magazine, which he co-founded in 1993. He also co-founded the All Species Foundation, a non-profit aimed at cataloging and identifying every living species on earth. In his spare time, he co-founded theRosetta Project, which is building an archive ofalldocumented human languages, writes bestselling books,and serves on the board of theLong Now Foundation. As part of the last, he’s investigating how to revive and restore endangered or extinct species, including the Wooly Mammoth. As usual, Kevin's responses and answers are fascinating. For all links, show notes, resources from this episode, please visitfourhourworkweek.com/podcast This podcast is brought to you byVimeo Pro, which is ideal for entrepreneurs.In fact, a bunch of my start-ups are already usingVimeo Pro.WealthFrontuses it to explain how it develops personalized investment portfolios.TaskRabbituses it to tell the company’s story. Twitter uses it to showcasePeriscope. Why are they using it instead of other options out there?Vimeo Proprovides enterprise level video hosting that typicallycosts thousands of dollars for a tiny fraction of the cost. Features include: Gorgeous high-quality playback with no ads Up to 20 GB of video storage every week Unlimited plays and views A fully customizable video player, which can include your company logo, custom outro, and more You get all this for just$199 per year (that’s only $17 per/mo.)There are no complicated bandwidth calculations or hidden fees. Just go toVimeo.com/businessto check it out. If you like it, you canuse the promo code “Tim” to get 25% off. This is the deepest discount you will find anywhere forVimeo Pro. This podcast is also brought to you byMizzen + Main.These are theonly “dress” shirts I now travel with — fancy enough forimportant dinners but made from athletic,sweat-wicking material. No more ironing, no more steaming, no more hassle.Click here forthe exact shirtsI wear most often. Don't forget to use the code “TIM” at checkout. Enjoy!