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Episodes

September 03, 2021

Matt Walker - Optimizing Sleep [Update/Round 2]

Matt Walker chats with Kevin about the latest sleep science and hacks. Matt is a Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Human Sleep Science.

February 14, 2021

This is Your Brain on Sleep, Supplements, Sunlight, and Stimulation — Stanford Neuroscientist Andrew Huberman, PhD

Stanford neuroscientist and Huberman Lab podcast host Andrew Huberman, Ph.D. joins us to discuss future brain interfaces, stimulating the vagus nerve, the importance of bright light (especially natural sunlight) in the morning, what Andrew thinks about using blue-blocking technology at night (and what he believes to be more effective), breathing exercises, recommended (and not-so-recommended) brain supplements, and more.

February 12, 2021

Strengthening Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Building Bridges with Diversity — Edmund Hillary Fellowship's Yoseph Ayele

Edmund Hillary Fellowship co-founder and CEO Yoseph Ayele joins us to discuss how his immigrant reform, establishing New Zealand as a base of operations for skilled and willing ex-pats like him to change the world.

January 20, 2021

Tim Ferriss - Bitcoin, 2021 resolutions, favorite books, lucid dreaming, couples therapy, and more!

Kevin & Tim back together again for The Random Show, covering all their latest obsessions and interests. This episode covers the latest Bitcoin craze, 2021 New Years Resolutions, their favorite books, lucid dreaming, the benefits of couples therapy, and more!

October 13, 2020

Building Wealthfront and Benchmark Capital - Andy Rachleff

Kevin chats with Wealthfront Co-Founder/CEO and Benchmark Capital Co-Founder, Andy Rachleff.

Investing Entrepreneurship

September 02, 2020

Why track your glucose levels? - Josh Clemente, Levels Health, Ex-SpaceX engineer

In this episode, Kevin speaks with Josh Clemente about continuous glucose monitors, insulin, metabolic health, tips for hacking glucose levels, and more. Josh Clemente, Founder of Levels, is a mechanical engineer and CrossFit-L2 trainer. At SpaceX, he led a team to develop life support systems that sustained astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on their May 2020 trip to the International Space Station aboard Dragon Endeavor: the first new crew-carrying spacecraft since 1980. Josh has also spent time designing and building Hyperloop technology at Virgin Hyperloop One and leading engineering for a company providing vehicle-based rescue systems for emergency response teams.

Health Longevity

August 20, 2020

The Random Show w/Tim Ferriss — Zen, Investing, Mike Tyson, Artificial Intelligence, and the World’s Best Beers

Join Kevin Rose and Tim Ferriss for the latest installment of The Random Show. In this episode, they talk Zen, Investing, Mike Tyson, Artificial Intelligence, and the World’s Best Beers, and more!

Meditation The Random Show

August 04, 2020

The Mysterious/Unsolvable Zen Koans - Henry Shukman, Associate Master of Sanbo Zen

"A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves. Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries." In this episode, Kevin interviews Henry Shukman, associate master of Sanbo Zen at the Mountain Cloud Zen Center. They discuss koans, meditation, enlightenment, and more.

Meditation

June 30, 2020

My crazy probiotic experiment - Colleen Cutcliffe, Ph.D - Pendulum

Kevin interviews Colleen Cutcliffe, CEO and Co-Founder of Pendulum. Pendulum produces a novel strain probiotic that restores the body's natural ability to metabolize fiber and produce butyrate. Kevin talks about his results with the probiotics using a continuous glucose monitor. A recent study of Pendulum demonstrated a significant reduction in A1C and blood sugar spikes in people with type 2 diabetes. The study was a U.S. based, multi-site, double-blinded, placebo controlled RCT.

Health

March 17, 2020

Sharon Salzberg - dealing with anxiety during stressful times

Sharon Salzberg is a New York Times Bestselling author and teacher of Buddhist meditation practices in the West. Her emphasis is on vipassana (insight) and metta (loving-kindness) methods and has been leading meditation retreats around the world for over three decades.

Meditation

February 29, 2020

Dr. Andrew Weil - Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention tactics

Kevin and Dr. Andrew Weil talk all things coronavirus, including prevention tactics, and lesser-known immune-boosting herbs.

Health

February 06, 2020

Kelly McGonigal - Author of The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage

Health psychologist and bestselling author Kelly McGonigal joins us to lay out the science behind physical exercise as a powerful antidote to the modern epidemics of depression, anxiety, and loneliness as explored in her latest book, The Joy of Movement.

Health

January 30, 2020

Tim Ferriss, The Random Show, Spring Edition

In this episode, we explore the language of relationships, polarity, energy management, difficult conversations, finding peace and patience, the importance of self-compassion, the search for palatable decaf coffee, panic-selling, serving the moment, and much more!

Health Entrepreneurship Longevity The Random Show

January 01, 2020

Dr. Rhonda Patrick - New Omega3, sulforaphane research, and more!

Happy new year! In this episode, we cover the latest Omega3 research, new sulforaphane research, sauna usage, and more!

Health Longevity

December 16, 2019

Brain stimulation devices explained - Dr. Brett Wingeier of Halo Neuro

Enhance your memory, learn faster, better workouts, and depression treatment. These are some of the benefits brain stimulation reports to offer. In this episode, Kevin interviews Dr. Brett Wingeier, Co-Founder of Halo Neuro.

Technology Health Science

December 03, 2019

UFOs - Advanced Navy fighter pilot, Ryan Graves

Ryan Graves, an F-18 advanced fighter pilot for the Navy, has engaged with UFOs. Kevin goes into all the details along with discussing the Department of Defense release of UFO footage.

Science

November 19, 2019

AMA #2

In this episode, Kevin fields all of your AMA questions from Instagram. He covers career advice, finding purpose, supplements, buying crypto, his psilocybin experience, favorite biohacking tools, moving to Portland, Japanese whisky, his favorite book of 2019, and more!

Health Technology Entrepreneurship Science

October 30, 2019

David Sinclair, Ph.D., Why we age and why we don't have to

David Sinclair, Ph.D., is a Professor Harvard Medical School. He is best known for his work on understanding why we age and how to slow its effects. In this podcast, we discuss several new ways to slow aging, along with novel treatments that are just a few years away. We also cover his new book: Lifespan: Why We Age―and Why We Don't Have To.

Health Longevity

October 21, 2019

Sam Harris - enlightenment, real meditation, and consciousness explained

Sam Harris is an author, meditator, neuroscientist, philosopher, and podcast host. In this episode, Kevin and Sam talk about the nature of consciousness, Sam's background in meditation, enlightenment, taking meditation seriously, the role of gurus, and more.

Meditation Mindfulness

October 17, 2019

Tim Ferriss, The Random Show, Fall Edition

The Random Show is back! In this episode: Japanese whisky, forest bathing, healing wood potions, Tim's favorite gifting books, growing mushrooms, the power of awareness and surrender, intermittent fasting, and Tim's new book [exclusive]!

Technology Entrepreneurship Meditation Longevity The Random Show

October 02, 2019

Stillness Is The Key - Ryan Holiday

In his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing down is the secret weapon for those charging ahead.

Mindfulness

September 19, 2019

Indistractable: how to control your attention and choose your life - Nir Eyal

In his new book, Indistractable, Eyal reveals the hidden psychology driving us to distraction. He describes why solving the problem is not as simple as swearing off our devices: Abstinence is impractical and often makes us want more. Eyal lays bare the secret of finally doing what you say you will do with a four-step, research-backed model. Indistractable reveals the key to getting the best out of technology, without letting it get the best of us.

Health Technology Entrepreneurship Longevity

September 16, 2019

How to find your creative calling - Chase Jarvis

Renowned artist, author, and CreativeLive founder, Chase Jarvis, reminds us that creativity isn't a skill—it's a habit available to everyone: beginners and lifelong creators, entrepreneurs to executives, astronauts to zookeepers, and everyone in between. Through small, daily actions we can supercharge our innate creativity and rediscover our personal power in life.

Entrepreneurship