The Random Present with Kevin Rose — The $1M Bitcoin Wager, Japanophilia, Uncommon IPAs, Stopping Hangovers, AI Companions, Fringe Discords, Inexpensive Luxuries,

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Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and loopy man Kevin Rose (@KevinRose) rejoins me for an additional episode of The Random Present.

On this one, we focus on inexpensive luxuries for priceless lives, suiting up for a go to to the Magic Fortress, Eliza Ivanova’s artwork, my secret for supple pores and skin, nineteenth-century Nintendo, Balaji’s guess, the science of #hangover cures, Moonbirds over Tokyo, an sudden Sanbo Zen inquisition, Japanese loss of life poems, escape rooms, high-fidelity immersive sound, Nanoblocks, and way more!

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#670: The Random Present with Kevin Rose — The $1M Bitcoin Wager, Japanophilia, Uncommon IPAs, Stopping Hangovers, AI Companions, Fringe Discords, Inexpensive Luxuries, Excessive-Constancy Audio, and A lot Extra

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Need to hear the final time Kevin and I let our random flag fly? Take a look at the dialog we had right here through which we mentioned tasty grapes and arduous ketones, Kevin’s concern of flying vs. my concern of heights, the enjoyment of unstuffing, residing wealthy as a substitute of dying wealthy, the ethics and implications of AI-generated artwork, constructing NFT communities for the lengthy haul, meditation retreats, diabetic horse urine, and way more.

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What was your favourite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments.




  • [04:44] The vital juice.
  • [08:37] Low cost downfalls and luxurious lettuce.
  • [13:16] Changing into appropriate for The Magic Fortress.
  • [17:12] Inexpensive luxuries for a priceless life.
  • [19:47] A pipe dream.
  • [22:04] A skincare secret.
  • [23:08] Later life courting and alcohol abating (#hangover).
  • [31:35] The present and anticipated state of AI.
  • [46:15] Balaji’s guess.
  • [1:02:00] Kevin practices his ABCs.
  • [1:05:17] Eliza Ivanova.
  • [1:07:10] TimTimsPrivacyScreens dot com.
  • [1:09:38] Nintendo: Hanafuda to Zelda.
  • [1:12:52] Untranslatables.
  • [1:13:48] Tokyo Moonbirds and Zen karaoke.
  • [1:18:10] Japanese Loss of life Poems and different uplifting studying.
  • [1:22:44] Some escape rooms are higher than others.
  • [1:26:51] Excessive-fidelity immersive sound.
  • [1:31:26] A whispering Replika and a vibrating “chest.”
  • [1:35:28] Nanoblocks!


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