The Random Present, Mega-Vacation Version — 2023 Resolutions and New Instruments, In depth Bullshitting, Booze and Ethanol Alternate options, The “Yearly Delete,” A Million Sidebars, Ayahuasca Revisited, Recapping the COCKPUNCH Saga, and A lot Extra (#645)

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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 one more episode of The Random Present.

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#645: The Random Present, Mega-Vacation Version — 2023 Resolutions and New Instruments, In depth Bullshitting, Booze and Ethanol Alternate options, The “Yearly Delete,” A Million Sidebars, Ayahuasca Revisited, Recapping the COCKPUNCH Saga, and A lot Extra

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  • [05:00] Welcome to The Random Present #4,732 (or so)!
  • [05:41] Tasty grapes and laborious ketones.
  • [14:28] Exogenous ketones — or diabetic horse urine?
  • [21:29] Banana, ketone, tequila, ayahuasca, TV.
  • [22:52] Kevin’s worry of flying vs. my worry of heights.
  • [29:33] Well being monitoring units vs. The Quantified Scientist.
  • [32:47] The Peloton Rower.
  • [41:16] Snowboarding.
  • [45:24] Making Olympic-level picklesport buddies on the web.
  • [50:55] Archery, armor, and kettlebells.
  • [55:45] Meditation retreats.
  • [1:06:40] I’m canceled! You’re canceled! We’re all canceled!
  • [1:10:44] Kevin’s again within the coding saddle once more.
  • [1:11:58] The enjoyment of unstuffing.
  • [1:17:17] Residing wealthy as a substitute of dying wealthy.
  • [1:31:47] Pondering the ethics and implications of AI-generated artwork.
  • [1:46:53] A Cockpunch colloquy.
  • [2:22:55] How a lot have I created from The 4-Hour Workweek?
  • [2:30:10] Constructing NFT communities for the lengthy haul.
  • [2:34:42] Apple lockdown mode.
  • [2:35:55] Am I achieved with ayahuasca?
  • [2:54:55] Parting ideas.


The Tim Ferriss Present is one of the most well-liked podcasts on the planet with greater than 900 million downloads. It has been chosen for “Better of Apple Podcasts” thrice, it’s typically the #1 interview podcast throughout all of Apple Podcasts, and it has been ranked #1 out of 400,000+ podcasts on many events. To hearken to any of the previous episodes without spending a dime, try this web page.

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