Not Investment Advice

By Bilal Zaidi, Jack Butcher, Trung Phan

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Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Episode Date
96: AMA - Tech Layoffs, Advice for 20yr Old, Naming Your Brand, AGI, Dream Dinner
1:33:43


Timestamps:


  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:01:47) - Live Meme Of The Week
  • (00:05:43) - Naming Your Brand: Company vs Individual
  • (00:22:58) - Tech Layoffs
  • (00:35:07) - AI + Jobs
  • (00:44:42) - Newsletter + Twitter Growth 2023
  • (00:59:03) - Michael Saylor Reaction
  • (01:05:29) - Advice To 20yr Old Self
  • (01:17:36) - Who would you like to have dinner with?
  • (01:22:39) - Artificial General Intelligence
  • (01:27:45) - Amazon, Moon or Mariana Trench


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology, and memes.


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Jan 25, 2023
95: Checks #1 on OpenSea, Prince Harry & Tesla with Whole Mars Catalog
1:12:32

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:03:34) - Jack's Checks NFT: Number 1 on OpenSea & Derivative Projects
  • (00:22:32) - Prince Harry's Book & Ghost Writers
  • (00:36:22) - Omar Qazi (Whole Mars Catalog) on Tesla
  • (00:45:29) - Full Self-Driving ( FSD)
  • (00:57:00) - Tesla Price Cuts


What Is Not Investment Advice?

Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/2sWvltybGLU


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Jan 18, 2023
94: Jack Butcher’s Checks NFT, CES roundup & Microsoft's $10B OpenAI Deal
1:16:00

Timestamp:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro & Trung's Back
  • (00:04:17) - Jack's Checks NFT Project
  • (00:22:31) - Twitter Image Aspect Ratio
  • (00:29:17) - CES Roundup
  • (00:54:14) - Microsoft's $10B OpenAI Deal


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/qt-3mjv1KFQ


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@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

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Links Mentioned:


Jack's NFT project thread: https://twitter.com/jackbutcher/status/1611726527590187016?s=46&t=Nd8Nw4wEAdN5gJf9ctYa6g



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Jan 11, 2023
93: Trung’s new startup (Bearly AI) & top AI predictions for 2023
1:01:31

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:07:28) - Bearly.ai
  • (00:19:42) - AI & Cloud
  • (00:33:08) - What You Can Do With The Tool
  • (00:44:37) - How to Save your Job From ChatGPT
  • (00:52:14) - Problem With Relying on Technology
  • (00:59:09) - Summary


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/OxNViWjNAA0


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Jan 04, 2023
92: Year in Review, Biggest Wins & Losses, Meme/Company/Person of The Year
1:04:25

Timestamps:

  • (00:00) - Intro
  • (04:27) - Trung's Biggest Win
  • (08:02) - Jack's Biggest Win
  • (09:18) - Bilal's Biggest Win
  • (12:37) - Biggest L
  • (21:34) - Company Of The Year
  • (30:53) - Person Of The Year
  • (38:25) - Meme Of The Year
  • (43:54) - Song Of The Year
  • (51:00) - Favorite NIA Episode Of The Year


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/yyOsJ3YmxnU


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Dec 28, 2022
91: World Cup Final, Bachelor Parties & Ideas For Twitter Blue
48:19

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:01) - Intro
  • (00:02:50) - Bachelor Party + World Cup Final
  • (00:10:28) - Twitter + External Links
  • (00:21:18) - Twitter Blue Ideas
  • (00:36:35) - Creator Monetization
  • (00:40:41) - Ads



What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/SxOHmpSsSvQ


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@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

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Dec 21, 2022
90: SBF Arrested, White Lotus, Avatar & Best Shows of 2022
59:51

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro, Phanergy + World Cup
  • (00:08:14) - SBF Arrested
  • (00:23:38) - Theranos Comparison
  • (00:26:39) - White Lotus + Favorite Show Of The Year
  • (00:36:11) - Jack's Best Shows Of 2022
  • (00:38:51) - Trung's Best Shows Of 2022
  • (00:45:04) - Avatar


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/m0atmmKBzss


Join our group chat on Telegram:

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Let us know what you think on Twitter:

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@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

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Dec 14, 2022
89: Douglas Boneparth on ChatGPT, OpenAI vs. Google & Investing
1:27:18

The NIA boys discuss ChatGPT, Open AI vs Google and Douglas Boneparth joins to discuss how (not) to teach your kids about investing & what to do in a recession. 


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro + Live World Cup Penalties
  • (00:03:03) - Jack's Art Basel Piece
  • (00:05:55) - Who Is Douglas Boneparth + Bone Fide Wealth?
  • (00:20:12) - OpenAI & ChatGPT
  • (00:22:42) - Microsoft's $1B Investment
  • (00:34:55) - OpenAI vs. Google
  • (01:02:09) - Teaching Kids About Investing


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/47JIwJWH8TQ


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@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niapodcast



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Dec 07, 2022
88: Jordan Schneider on China protests & Twitter vs. Apple
1:17:53

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:03:06) - China Protests & History
  • (00:23:15) - Steelman China Perspective
  • (00:28:21) - Predictions Looking Forward
  • (00:44:29) - Apple vs. Twitter


Watch on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/t4qZWAz_jL0


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:


Join our group chat on Telegram:

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@trungtphan

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Links Mentioned:

https://www.chinatalk.media/

https://twitter.com/jordanschnyc



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Nov 30, 2022
87: Joe Pompliano on Qatar World Cup, LIV Golf & $10B Sports Teams
1:32:33

Joe Pompliano joins the NIA boys for a World Cup special episode.


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:00:18) - Meme Of The Week
  • (00:04:55) - Qatar World Cup
  • (00:13:53) - FIFA Controversy + Sports Washing
  • (00:22:12) - Human Rights Issues
  • (00:31:18) - Fun Fact Phan
  • (00:32:30) - 2024 - USA Holds World Cup
  • (00:54:41) - US Investment In The Premier League
  • (01:08:32) - Will The Pomp Boys Buy A Team?
  • (01:18:16) - Amazon Prime NFL Streaming


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/y5Q1PoEL_E0


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Nov 23, 2022
86: Ric Burton on FTX COLLAPSE, SBF Red Flags & What’s Next For Crypto
1:13:05

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:01:13) - CZ Will Not Invest In FTX
  • (00:14:46) - Meme Of The Week
  • (00:22:06) - SBF's Cryptic Tweets
  • (00:35:25) - Promoting Companies
  • (00:44:28) - Are Institutions Done With Crypto Forever?


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/rs1ofMu4760


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@jackbutcher

@niapodcast



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Nov 16, 2022
85: FTX Collapse, SBF vs. CZ & revisiting our crypto predictions
1:13:16

The NIA boys react in real-time to one of the craziest days in crypto history. Play-by-play discussion on FTX collapsing & CZ's 10D chess moves. 


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro + Meme Of The Week
  • (00:06:50) - FTX Collapse - Play by Play
  • (00:19:43) - Alameda Blow Up
  • (00:21:30) - Autism Capital's Tweet
  • (00:23:21) - Jack's Take on CZ's Move
  • (00:27:06) - Tech Stocks Collapse
  • (00:29:54) - Did SBF "Do The Right Thing By Customers?"
  • (00:34:11) - Binance Estimated Valuation at $300B
  • (00:39:04) - How Misallocated Were Customer Funds?
  • (00:43:00) - Revisiting Earlier Predictions On Crypto (2021 vs 2022)
  • (00:46:39) - "Jail Isn't That Bad" - Martin Shkreli to Do Kwon
  • (00:47:33) - Big Tech Layoffs
  • (00:51:06) - Crypto Marketing & BS
  • (00:54:44) - Has Anything Changed?
  • (00:59:18) - Crypto Collapse vs Market Collapse


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/f4sKeZjTtuc


Join our group chat on Telegram:

https://t.me/notinvestmentadvice


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niapodcast



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Nov 09, 2022
84: How can Elon fix Twitter? And a Linkedin deep dive with Jack Raines
1:21:39

Jack Raines joins the NIA boys to discuss how Elon can fix Twitter & a Linkedin deep dive.


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Elon’s Twitter Moves
  • (00:12:07) - Reposting On LinkedIn vs. Quote RTs on Twitter
  • (00:15:22) - Bringing Vine Back
  • (00:22:41) - How To Make Ads On Twitter Better
  • (00:29:13) - Twitter's Voting System vs. Other Platforms
  • (00:30:36) - Twitter Blue Check & Verification
  • (00:39:32) - Who Is Jack Raines
  • (00:43:01) - Growing On LinkedIn
  • (00:49:11) - $300K For A Columbia MBA
  • (00:53:08) - LinkedIn Smart Engineering Decisions
  • (00:55:57) - LinkedIn Reposts
  • (01:04:30) - LinkedIn Strategy
  • (01:07:38) - Why Raines Was Deported From Norway


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/l6N2irtyjc8


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Links Mentioned:

https://twitter.com/Jack_Raines

https://www.youngmoney.co/




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Nov 02, 2022
83: Rishi Sunak, AI Hype Cycle & Reddit NFTs with GallowBoob
1:37:38

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro + Meme Of The Week
  • (00:02:27) - Rishi Sunak: UK Prime Minister
  • (00:21:52) - UK Economy
  • (00:26:02) - UK Population Is Shrinking
  • (00:27:27) - Generative AI
  • (00:32:56) - Will AI Replace Creative Jobs?
  • (00:44:18) - AI Tweet Generator
  • (00:46:38) - Rob Joins: Reddit NFTs
  • (01:05:03) - Web3 Promise + Difference From Opensea
  • (01:14:58) - Is This Another Hype Cycle?
  • (01:21:28) - What Makes Something Viral?
  • (01:23:58) - Best Subreddits
  • (01:27:24) - Motivation As Reddit Moderator


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/g06_pHUPfNQ


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@bzaidi

@trungtphan

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Oct 26, 2022
82: David Senra (Founders Podcast): Business of Podcasts & Lessons From Steve Jobs, Arnold, Kobe & more.
1:55:36

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:01:53) - Who is David?
  • (00:17:26) - Making Content For The Most Successful People Of The World
  • (00:29:17) - Eric Jorgenson: The Almanack Of Naval & Balaji's Book
  • (00:39:13) - Code, Capital & Media
  • (00:41:41) - Podcast as a Medium
  • (00:44:14) - Youtube + Podcasts
  • (00:53:20) - Driving people from social media to a podcast
  • (01:00:51) - CNBC
  • (01:06:38) - NIA live & daily?
  • (01:08:50) - Socrates, Focus & Lessons From The Greats
  • (01:14:50) - Steve Jobs, Jony Ive & Focus
  • (01:24:57) - Rapid Fire Lessons
  • (01:26:36) - Kanye & Why Comedians Are Truth Tellers
  • (01:30:12) - Learning From Good + Evil
  • (01:34:04) - Jay-Z, Johan Cruyff & Francis Coppola
  • (01:48:31) - Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • (01:51:11) - Eric Jorgenson
  • (01:53:18) - Podcasting, Equipment & Keeping It Simple



What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/uGP4_mfwRKw


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@trungtphan

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Links Mentioned:

Founders Podcast: https://pod.link/founders



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Oct 19, 2022
81: PayPal SCREWS UP, TMZ Business Breakdown, AI-Gen Podcasts
1:17:50

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro 
  • (00:02:29) - Meme Of The Week: Paypal 
  • (00:04:41) - Paypal AUP Overreach
  • (00:27:40) - Draymond Green Punch Video 
  • (00:30:27) - Why TMZ Always Gets The Tape 
  • (00:35:21) - How Hollywood Was Managed 
  • (00:41:17) - TMZ.com Beta (2005) 
  • (00:45:52) - The Ethics Of TMZ 
  • (00:56:43) - TMZ's Vault 
  • (01:06:35) - AI-Gen podcast - Joe Rogan with Steve Jobs


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/TmVLHsADBWQ


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@trungtphan

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Oct 12, 2022
80: Mr Beast's $1bil Offer, Kim Kardashian vs. SEC & AMA
1:31:12

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:02:36) - Trung's Meme In Elon's Group Chat
  • (00:05:55) - Breaking: Elon Musk Latest Price To Buy Twitter
  • (00:09:52) - Mr. Beast Declined A $1bil Offer
  • (00:21:49) - Kim Kardashian vs. SEC
  • (00:30:48) - Real Estate
  • (00:37:36) - San Francisco Properties
  • (00:41:59) - AMA: What Did You Get Done This Week?
  • (00:45:04) - Network Stake
  • (00:47:11) - OpenSEA Vs LooksRare
  • (00:49:55) - Why Bilal Shut Down The Arsenal Blog
  • (00:54:25) - One Thing You Changed Your Mind On
  • (01:01:24) - Most Valuable Things We've Learned From Each Other
  • (01:08:48) - Other Forms Of Media We'd Like To Explore
  • (01:11:05) - Bilal's Creator Lab Research Process
  • (01:13:52) - Working At Startups


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/XjF9sAzogb4


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@trungtphan

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Oct 05, 2022
79: GBP Collapse, Hello Kitty’s $89B empire & Gautam Adani Richer Than Bezos
1:04:54

The NIA boys discuss the British Pound (GBP) collapsing, Hello Kitty's $89bil empire & Gautam Adani overtaking Jeff Bezos to become the second richest person in the world.


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:01:12) - Meme Of The Week + GBP Collapse
  • (00:09:30) - Crypto vs. GBP
  • (00:11:17) - Dollar Milkshake Theory
  • (00:13:48) - Lifetime Franchise Revenue Top 10 + Hello Kitty’s $89B empire
  • (00:23:14) - Sanrio's Approach
  • (00:32:13) - Licensing
  • (00:36:21) - Low Price Point
  • (00:43:37) - Gautam Adani Richer Than Bezos
  • (00:52:03) - Gujaratis In The UK
  • (00:59:49) - Modi's Rockefeller
  • (01:02:13) - Mr 10%



What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/2g0cu9QTpIU


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Sep 27, 2022
78: Why Jack LOVES Figma, Porsche IPO & The Biggest Short Squeeze Ever (VW)
1:06:56

Timestamps:


  • (00:00:00) - Intro + Preview on Porsche IPO
  • (00:02:32) - Figma Acquired by Adobe
  • (00:24:40) - Figma Easier And Better Than Adobe
  • (00:29:09) - Is cloning Figma harder than cloning Slack?
  • (00:35:44) - Is Figma Worth $20bil to Adobe?
  • (00:47:59) - The Relationship Between VW And Porsche
  • (00:50:35) - Why Jack Loves Porsche
  • (00:53:13) - Porsche Valuation & Greatest Short Squeeze Ever



What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/WXkjtN2-huY


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Sep 21, 2022
77: Jon Wu on Ethereum Merge, Starbucks/Polygon & Kanye’s Business Deals
1:05:27

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro + Meme Of The Week   
  • (00:03:19) - Burning Man Highlights   
  • (00:05:59) - Ethereum Merge In Simple Terms
  • (00:10:39) - Pros & Cons Of Proof Of Stake
  • (00:12:49) - Store Of Value
  • (00:16:01) - Examples of Bad Behavior in Proof Of Stake Mechanism   
  • (00:20:31) - Merge, Surge, Verge, Purge, And Splurge
  • (00:23:08) - Verkle Trees + Polygon
  • (00:32:28) - Should We Be Worried?   
  • (00:35:19) - Polygon Powering Starbucks Loyalty
  • (00:38:28) - Jon Wu's Case Study on Starbucks   
  • (00:47:39) - Will Starbucks Call Them NFTs?
  • (00:50:02) - Kanye’s Business Deals & Negotiating in Public


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/5UPXVwHRo0A


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@jackbutcher

@niapodcast



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Sep 14, 2022
76: Mr. Beast Burger, Andrew Tate DEPLATFORMED & Where Memes Come From
56:07


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Meme Of The Week  
  • (00:01:07) - Summer Is Over + Long Weekend  
  • (00:03:44) - Mr. Beast Burger Launch in Mall Of America  
  • (00:07:03) - Mr. Beast Reinvests $1mil Per Video
  • (00:16:18) - George Clooney & Ryan Reynolds Examples
  • (00:20:57) - Kevin Hart - Hart House  
  • (00:22:40) - Will Mr. Beast's Content Evolve?  
  • (00:26:31) - Kobe Bryant Bought 10% of BodyArmor in 2014
  • (00:27:10) - KSI  
  • (00:33:32) - Andrew Tate DEPLATFORMED  
  • (00:45:48) - Takeaways
  • (00:48:08) - How Memes Spread Through The Internet


What Is Not Investment Advice?


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Sep 07, 2022
75: Vitalik Packing Heat, AI & Hollywood, Ryan Reynolds Wrexham AFC, Euro Energy Crisis
1:07:19

This week the NIA boys discuss:


– vitalik's meme

– can AI crack hollywood?

– ryan reynolds & wrexham afc

– influence vs capital

– european energy crisis


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:02:23) - Meme Of The Week: Vitalik Packing Heat
  • (00:04:29) - Can AI Crack Hollywood?
  • (00:26:35) - Ryan Reynolds Doc + Influence vs Capital
  • (00:36:20) - WAGMI United
  • (00:42:01) - Football + Inelastic Demand
  • (00:55:23) - European Energy Crisis


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Links Mentioned:


Trung’s AI Hollywood writeup in Bloomberg:

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-08-16/will-artificial-intelligence-ever-crack-the-code-for-hollywood-blockbusters#xj4y7vzkg



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Aug 31, 2022
74: AMA - Favorite Books & Pods, Crypto Tribalism, MBA vs. Startups, Businesses To Start, Next Trillion Dollar Company
1:15:06

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:00:50) - Tribalism in Crypto
  • (00:12:23) - Resource From Jack
  • (00:14:49) - Another Resource From Trung
  • (00:15:54) - Easiest Business Opportunities
  • (00:33:12) - Storytelling in Marketing
  • (00:40:35) - Next Trillion Dollar Company 
  • (00:45:42) - Physical Routines
  • (00:52:16) - Favorite Books + Movie
  • (01:05:43) - MBA worth it? 
  • (01:08:53) - Bilal's Take On MBA
  • (01:11:58) - Underrated BBQ


What Is Not Investment Advice?


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Aug 23, 2022
73: Tetranode (9-figure Whale) on ETH Merge, Bitcoin, DeFi & NFTs
2:12:40

Tetranode went from a dishwasher to a 9-figure crypto whale. We talk through why Saylor was wrong about ETH, what it's like operating in DeFi at his scale, the upcoming ETH merge, some not investment advice price predictions & audience questions.


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro   
  • (00:03:46) - Saylor, DeFi & Skin In The Game
  • (00:09:17) - Bitcoin settlement layer of value?
  • (00:11:46) - The Merge   
  • (00:15:14) - Tetranode’s First $100k + First Million
  • (00:18:24) - Ethereum Is Shattering Every Single Metric Except Market Cap   
  • (00:20:57) - Fair Criticism of Ethereum   
  • (00:22:25) - Evaluating Protocols On Ethereum   
  • (00:24:44) - Real DeFi
  • (00:27:37) - 3AC Tweet & Vitalik in the group chat  
  • (00:33:07) - Antifragility & Convex
  • (00:37:10) - What % of your portfolio is not crypto?
  • (00:37:58) - “Web 2.0 Puts Me To Sleep”
  • (00:42:10) - Levels of Security & Financial Sovereignty
  • (00:48:20) - Being A Public Figure   
  • (00:50:02) - Tetranode on Pomp   
  • (00:54:29) - Will Bitcoin Evolve?
  • (00:56:44) - Turning NFTs into DeFi   
  • (01:03:40) - Yield Comes From Speculation & Leverage
  • (01:04:45) - Longer Term Vision For DeFi
  • (01:12:24) - When Tetranode Got It Wrong   
  • (01:18:50) - Alternative Layer 1s
  • (01:26:43) - Second & Third Order Effects of The Merge 
  • (01:34:13) - Projects That Could Last A Decade   
  • (01:37:42) - Quick Break Before Twitter Q&A   
  • (01:38:44) - Tetranode's Day-to-Day & Decentralization vs Control
  • (01:42:44) - Price Prediction For ETH   
  • (01:45:23) - Project That Has Not Been Created That You'd Like To See Happen  
  • (01:47:12) - Who cares about decentralization?
  • (01:49:40) - Dishwashing Skills to Trading
  • (01:52:06) - Most Contrarian Trade
  • (01:54:35) - Is Tetranode One Person?
  • (01:58:03) - Where To Live
  • (02:01:52) - Favorite Books & CryptoPunk


What Is Not Investment Advice?


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Aug 16, 2022
72: Mary Childs, Planet Money: Bond Market, Bill Gross, Crypto & Substack Revolution
1:02:27

Mary Childs is the co-host of NPR’s Planet Money & has been a business reporter for over a decade (Bloomberg News, Financial Times, Barron’s, Reuters). She's the author of “The Bond King”, a profile of Bill Gross & his bond management firm (PIMCO) which managed ~$2T at its peak.


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:00:48) - Meme Of The Week
  • (00:01:35) - Mary Child's Book: The Bond King
  • (00:05:09) - Stock Market vs Bond Market
  • (00:07:41) - Who Are The Lenders In The Bond Market
  • (00:09:12) - Bill Gross
  • (00:10:42) - Bonds Then vs Now
  • (00:16:37) - Bill Gross Motivation
  • (00:19:27) - Mary’s Take On Bitcoin & Crypto
  • (00:30:26) - Planet Money's Crypto Stories
  • (00:31:17) - Can Crypto Change The Bond Market?
  • (00:32:15) - Going Solo
  • (00:37:18) - How has the life of a story changed?
  • (00:39:55) - Planet Money
  • (00:41:51) - The Definition Of Recession
  • (00:45:24) - Podcasting: what you’d do differently with no restrictions
  • (00:48:18) - Joe Rogan + Long Pods
  • (00:51:14) - How NIA Boys Manage Information Flow
  • (01:01:01) - Mary’s 3 Fav Podcasts


What Is Not Investment Advice?


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Aug 10, 2022
71: The LVMH Strategy, Tiffany’s Punks & Luxury Marketing
59:16

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 - Intro, Vitalik & Saylor beef
  • 00:02:30 - Tiffany Punks
  • 00:11:30 - LVMH & who is Alexandre Arnault?
  • 00:14:25 - Star Brands, Timeless & Modernity
  • 00:24:15 - How brands stay relevant
  • 00:30:20 - Luxury Marketing Breakdown
  • 00:42:35 - "It Ain't Ralph Tho"
  • 00:44:02 - Birkin Bag Breakdown
  • 00:46:30 - Bored Apes Off-White of NFTs?
  • 00:50:22 - Birkin Bag Supply vs Punks?
  • 00:53:10 - Whitelists & Scarcity


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Aug 03, 2022
70: Amazon’s Best Acquisitions + AMA (First Jobs, Jack’s NFT Trades, Solopreneurship)
1:56:08

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:04:39) - Nancy Pelosi Meme & Drama In The DMs
  • (00:08:41) - Amazon’s Best Acquisition & One Medical
  • (00:39:30) - AMA Starts
  • (00:40:05) - Jack's First Dollar
  • (00:43:02) - Trung's First Dollar
  • (00:46:58) - Bilal's First Dollar
  • (00:50:53) - Jack’s NFT Trades
  • (01:06:52) - Why Bilal Left Google
  • (01:12:04) - ETH or BTC if you had to pick one?
  • (01:15:56) - Any Plans To Monetize The Podcast?
  • (01:26:05) - Going Solo vs Working In A Company
  • (01:37:56) - What Matters In Creative Work?
  • (01:41:18) - Starting a Business: USA vs UK


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Jul 27, 2022
68: Ted Gioia: The history of music innovation, Silicon Valley vs. Hollywood
1:22:10

Ted Gioia is a leading music historian and author of 11 books including “The History of Jazz” and “Music: A Subversive History”. He combines his cultural expertise with an extensive business background as a strategy consultant and Stanford MBA.


He also writes an incredibly insightful Substack: https://tedgioia.substack.com/


You can find him on Twitter: @TedGioia


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro + Ted’s Background
  • (00:03:16) - Why Culture Is Looking Backwards
  • (00:09:08) - Financialization Of Entertainment
  • (00:11:52) - Music And The Lindy Effect
  • (00:16:12) - How To Foster A Counterculture
  • (00:20:01) - Why Music Innovation Comes From Outsiders
  • (00:25:58) - How Music Changes Your Body Chemistry
  • (00:34:47) - The Downside Of The “Four Chords” Pop Music Formula
  • (00:40:32) - How To Do Compounding Work
  • (00:45:55) - How To Pursue A Creative Career
  • (00:49:40) - Ted’s Thoughts On Rene Girard
  • (00:55:22) - Rene Girard And Rock Music
  • (01:02:35) - Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Jul 23, 2022
67: Saylor Reaction, BTC vs. ETH, 3AC Crash, TikTok’s Secret Sauce
1:29:37

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Saylor ep reaction, Balaji’s ideas on bitcoin maxis & parallels to historic religions
  • (00:12:21) - 5 Use Cases: Digital Property, Stablecoins, P2P Transfers, Tokens, 24/7 Trading
  • (00:20:05) - Saylor Ep Bottom Of The Market?
  • (00:32:07) - Meme Of The Week
  • (00:45:57) - 3AC Crash
  • (01:01:13) - TikTok’s eating into Google search & TikTok's Secret Sauce
  • (01:07:52) - TikTok's Edge
  • (01:18:20) - Category Of Searches
  • (01:21:33) - “TikTok Should Be Banned”


What Is Not Investment Advice?


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Jul 20, 2022
66: Michael Saylor on Bitcoin’s killer app, Ethereum, Web3 & inflation
1:28:02

Michael Saylor joins the podcast to discuss:


  • Bitcoin's killer app
  • Thoughts on Ethereum & ethics
  • Impact of inflation
  • Adding bitcoin into objects & magic cars
  • What would change his opinion on Bitcoin?
  • Advice on progressing in your career


For the full Saylor experience, watch on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/B1PI7BCjopk


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) Intro
  • (00:00:17) Michael Saylor went to MIT with Peter Diamandis
  • (00:01:47) Knowing Enough To Hurt Yourself
  • (00:05:36) Misunderstanding What Bitcoin Is + What Is Money?
  • (00:12:14) Bitcoin’s Killer App, iPhone Comparison & Layers of Bitcoin
  • (00:20:57) Magic car that drives itself & life insurance
  • (00:28:22) Stablecoins vs Bitcoin in the developing world
  • (00:36:01) Sri Lanka riots, inflation & how to crash an economy
  • (00:38:38) What would make Saylor change his opinion on Bitcoin?
  • (00:45:10) Talent working on Bitcoin vs ethereum and others
  • (00:50:34) Michael Saylor's take on Ethereum & its ethics
  • (00:55:34) “What's the yield schedule on staked ETH?…”
  • (00:57:42) Bilal challenges ETH POV & evolving technology
  • (01:08:43) Advice on starting your career in the modern world
  • (01:14:21) The theme & cure for everything
  • (01:18:00) Is Bitcoin stored or spent energy?
  • (01:23:07) Virtual vs Real Systems



What Is Not Investment Advice?


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Join our group chat on Telegram:

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@niapodcast



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Jul 12, 2022
65: How Minions Went Viral & The Michelin Guide Business Model
1:27:06

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro + Where The Boys Have Been
  • (00:05:31) - Meme Of The Week + Breaking down Minions viral elements
  • (00:10:59) - Stunts, 200 lbs of bananas + Jack Joins
  • (00:25:52) - Was The Minions Viral Moment Organic Or Orchestrated?
  • (00:40:05) - The Michelin Guide Business Model
  • (00:54:33) - Resy, AMEX & When Jack Worked On Michelin
  • (01:04:29) - Trung’s Michelin Experience
  • (01:10:54) - Criticism Of Michelin
  • (01:17:48) - Gaudi - The World Famous Architect


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

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@bzaidi

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Links mentioned:

https://twitter.com/tclarkmedia/status/1544335269888868352?s=21&t=BrAkmaq899VoGKNoq74o5Q



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Jul 06, 2022
64: Generalist vs Specialist, NFT NYC, Compound Content & Kings of New Media
1:30:02

Jack & Bilal discuss:

  • generalists vs. specialists
  • where to start
  • unsexy work
  • compound content
  • kings of new media
  • nft nyc


Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) - Intro
  • (00:01:09) - NFT NYC + Visualize Value NFTs
  • (00:14:44) - Generalist vs Specialist
  • (00:57:28) - Compound Content
  • (01:07:35) - Cable vs Streaming + YouTube vs TikTok
  • (01:13:33) - Kings of new media: Rogan, Schulz, Portnoy
  • (01:18:48) - Comedians choosing YouTube vs Netflix
  • (01:24:59) - Negative Side of Algorithm on Content


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Jun 29, 2022
63: AMA - Becoming Recession-Proof, What We’re Invested In, Starting From Scratch, Where To Live
1:09:49

Timestamps:


  • (00:00:00) Intro   
  • (00:00:38) Start of Q&A   
  • (00:05:49) Make Yourself Recession-Proof   
  • (00:07:39) Trung's Life Letdown   
  • (00:09:23) Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it seems   
  • (00:18:22) Your Personal Capital
  • (00:24:15) Get at it now and start taking shots
  • (00:27:28) Pick Your Lane + Create Optionality
  • (00:34:16) Where Do You Want to Live?   
  • (00:39:22) Trung’s experience in Asia + Canada  
  • (00:45:26) Bilal in New York
  • (00:51:20) How we met
  • (00:52:32) Optimist vs Pessimist
  • (00:53:58) Recovering Pessimist   
  • (00:59:11) Impact of Politics
  • (01:04:40) All In Podcast
  • (01:07:47) Troll Questions


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Jun 21, 2022
62: Interview w/ Rainbolt (Google Maps pro), Crypto roundup (BTC/ETH crash, Celsius, Web5)
1:52:34

Timestamps:

  • (00:00:00) Intro + Meme of the Week   
  • (00:05:17) Interview with Trevor Rainbolt & Turner Novak   
  • (00:06:23) How Turner found GeoRainbolt
  • (00:08:05) TikTok vs. Twitter audiences   
  • (00:10:15) What makes good TikTok content   
  • (00:11:40) How Trevor cuts a TikTok   
  • (00:12:45) Guessing fan images   
  • (00:15:40) What are top variables   
  • (00:19:58) How Trevor discovered GeoGuesser   
  • (00:21:35) GeoGuesser is a young person’s game   
  • (00:24:50) Trevor’s daily training routine   
  • (00:28:50) Most interesting country signs   
  • (00:32:05) The hardest country   
  • (00:33:20) How to grow GeoGuesser   
  • (00:40:10) How to protect your privacy   
  • (00:45:50) What are the funniest TikTok comments?   
  • (00:49:20) Mr. Beast collab ideas   
  • (00:52:50) Does Trevor show his skills in public?   
  • (00:54:37) Guessing McDonald's   
  • (01:01:25) Celsius Crash
  • (01:20:29) BTC/ETH Crash and are we HODLing?
  • (01:38:23) Jack Dorsey’s Web5




What Is Not Investment Advice?


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Jun 15, 2022
61: Apple BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later), Saylor on the iPhone, Jon Wu explains OpenSea Case
1:16:41

Timestamps:


  • (00:00:00) Intro
  • (00:01:01) Meme of The Week
  • (00:02:23) Apple vs Startups
  • (00:04:43) Apple's PassKey
  • (00:05:56) Apple's Car Play
  • (00:06:53) Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL)
  • (00:18:39) Classic Clip: Michael Saylor on iPhone
  • (00:21:31) Apple vs Android
  • (00:34:25) Post-Payment Installment Splits vs Buy-Now-Pay-Later
  • (00:42:25) Interview with Jon Wu, Head of Growth at Aztec Network
  • (00:44:58) Why Nate Chastain Was Arrested
  • (00:47:02) Wire Fraud Deep Dive
  • (00:53:17) What Extent Do Federal Prosecutors Get Involved
  • (00:57:36) Other Crypto/Digital Cases
  • (01:01:19) Is A 40-Year Sentence Reasonable?
  • (01:03:53) Implications of Money Laundering Using Crypto
  • (01:07:10) Would Nate have been prosecuted if he built OpenSea himself?
  • (01:08:34) Jon's Hat
  • (01:09:24) Elizabeth Holmes interviewed Jon to be CFO of Theranos



Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology, and memes.


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Jun 08, 2022
60: Building vs. Betting, Bull & Bear Markets, Permissionless Apprenticeships
42:02

Timestamps:

(00:00) Intro

(02:30) Permissionless apprenticeship + archivve hits #3 on product hunt

(05:45) Accountability + Robert Cialdini’s Influence

(09:17) archivve launch

(11:58) Expanding on building vs betting

(16:12) 5 beats a day for 3 summers (with a caveat)

(18:50) Before Creator Lab + hobbies vs business

(22:32) Learning the craft + connecting the dots

(25:40) Trung’s student blog + writing a movie

(29:00) Anxiety, Feedback + Evolving

(34:50) Employee vs Entrepreneurship


What Is Not Investment Advice?


Every week, Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/kLfPAeGOubo


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@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niapodcast


Links mentioned:

https://archivve.visualizevalue.com/



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Jun 02, 2022
59: The genius of Steph Curry with Coach Nick & Collin, YouTube in 2012 vs 2022, Why MJ is GOAT
1:02:52

Timestamps:


  • (00:00:00) Intro
  • (00:03:27) How Coach Nick and Coach Collin got to know each other
  • (00:05:47) The coach's background in video and media
  • (00:09:15) How creating content changes the way you watch the NBA
  • (00:12:30) What are their favorite teams
  • (00:14:45) How Steph Curry changed basketball
  • (00:19:25) The mechanics of Steph’s jump shot
  • (00:22:50) Steph breaks 2 myths about jump shooting 
  • (00:26:30) Steph’s special athletic ability (coordination) 
  • (00:30:30) The first ShotMechanics videos
  • (00:33:05) The BBallBreakdown videos
  • (00:37:30) What makes Michael Jordan the GOAT?
  • (00:42:00) How has YouTube changed in the past 10 years?
  • (00:44:30) The Philippines loves basketball
  • (00:46:50) How BBallBreakdown grew its channel
  • (00:51:10) The NBA’s smart approach to YouTube and Social
  • (00:53:30) What do average people not understand about the NBA?
  • (00:58:40) NBA Finals prediction (Boston vs. GS)


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Jun 01, 2022
58: Snap 40% implosion, Adpocalypse, MonkeyPox, Costco's legendary hot dog
1:24:36

Timestamps:


  • (00:00:00) Intro   
  • (00:02:28) Meme of the Week   
  • (00:04:33) Snap down 40% + Impact of Apple’s ATT on Google/FB/Shopify
  • (00:23:00) New Models
  • (00:32:23) YouTube dominating TV + do we need 10,000 legging brands?
  • (00:37:49) Apple Lawyers vs OPEC
  • (00:42:23) Apple Ad Platform + Snap AR
  • (00:45:05) Crypto Insider Trading   
  • (01:00:16) Fear of MonkeyPox?
  • (01:05:09) $1.50 Costco Hotdog + Inflation   
  • (01:10:43) How Costco Keeps Their Hotdog at $1.50   
  • (01:17:03) Jack Butcher Live Illustration



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May 25, 2022
57: Crypto cycles, NYT headlines, McDonald's is a real estate co, Terra UST update, Lil Nouns NFT
1:36:34

Timestamps:

(00:00:00) Intro  

(00:00:36) Meme of the Week + Trung’s Course  

(00:05:49) New York Times Headlines 

(00:26:15) Terra UST Update

(00:29:12) Dream of Algorithmic Stablecoins  

(00:51:27) a16z Crypto-Price Innovation Cycle

(00:57:41) Terra vs Theranos 

(01:09:47) Lil Nouns NFT  

(01:19:21) McDonald's is a Realestate co   



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Trung’s course:

https://maven.com/trung/bbwb


SBF on terra: https://twitter.com/sbf_ftx/status/1525624598066241538?s=21&t=nvnUfZDS9oLiFut1w23OZw


6529 thread: https://twitter.com/punk6529/status/1525565876711444484?s=21&t=9zax6drEsDRanw_d5bkW4w



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May 18, 2022
56: UST (Terra / Luna) blowup, Tech sell-off, Now vs. Dotcom, Tesla vs. Porsche EV
1:27:52

Timestamps:

(00:00:00) - Intro

(00:01:46) - Meme of the Week

(00:05:55) - What happened with Terra + why stablecoins are important

(00:14:30) - Value of UST

(00:22:18) - UST (Terra) blowup + algorithmic stablecoins

(00:34:22) - Nasdaq Damage + comparing now vs. dotcom

(00:42:52) - Tech sell-off

(00:52:17) - People Dumping NFTs

(01:01:28) - Bonus Meme of the Week + Building vs Betting

(01:14:08) - Electric Cars: Tesla vs. Porsche

(01:22:18) - First Car Stories


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May 11, 2022
55: How George Lucas built a $10B Star Wars empire, Yuga virtual land sale, Obama O’s NFT
1:17:09

Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 Intro + Meme of the Week
  • 00:03:27 How George Lucas turned a $350K bet into $10B empire
  • 00:14:13 The Hero's Journey: Star Wars vs The Matrix
  • 00:20:16 Trung’s Script
  • 00:22:50 George Lucas Secured The Bag
  • 00:26:18 If Airbnb’s Obama O’s were an NFT + the great online (NFT) game
  • 00:45:24 NFT seed round vs venture capital
  • 00:50:20 Yuga virtual land sale + $100mil lost in fees
  • 01:00:58 Owning your keys
  • 01:09:50 Collision Conf
  • 01:14:49 Recap


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Yuga Thread:

https://twitter.com/yugalabs/status/1520612357734793219?s=21&t=mCJvofoxjUvIYuF34ZTzVA


Mooncat2878 Yuga Thread:

https://twitter.com/mooncat2878/status/1520697310195458049?s=21&t=mCJvofoxjUvIYuF34ZTzVA



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May 04, 2022
54: Elon’s $44B deal (+ funniest takes), NIA 1-year anniversary, SBF on DeFi
1:35:31

Today's episode is a deep dive into Elon Musk reaching an agreement to buy Twitter for a $44bil. How he's funding it, the potential risks with Tesla stock dropping, the spectrum of reactions & what the future of Twitter looks like. 


The boys also discuss their favorite moments from 1yr of NIA & an edge of the internet segment on Sam Bankman-Fried discussing the ponsi nature of DeFi with Matt Levine.


Timestamps:


  • 00:00:00 - Intro, Meme Of The Week + What We’ll Cover
  • 00:03:32 - NIA 1-year Anniversary Summary + Favorite Moments
  • 00:21:05 - Elon’s $44B deal with Twitter
  • 00:40:06 - Elon Buying Twitter, Good or Bad?
  • 00:52:15 - Different views on Elon + echo chambers
  • 01:05:57 - Business Models: Bluebird Twitter App vs Protocol vs Ads
  • 01:17:33 - SBF (Sam Bankman-Fried) + Matt Levine on DeFi
  • 01:34:21 - Thank You

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Apr 27, 2022
53: Move2earn w/ STEPN, Moonbirds NFT, Netflix vs YouTube, CNN+ Doomed & Elon Update
1:15:12

This week the boys breakdown the move2earn web3 app, STEPN, which pays you to go for a run/walk, share thoughts on Moonbirds, the successful NFT launch by Kevin Rose's PROOF collective. And what happened to Netflix, CNN+ and should Netflix sell ads?


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – What We’ll Cover + Guest vs No Guest?
  • 0:04:37 – Earn Money By Walking w/ STEPN (Move2Earn)
  • 0:16:09 – Where Does The Money Come From?
  • 0:25:15 – Moonbirds NFT, Kevin Rose & Where Jack Is on NFTs
  • 0:40:00 – Meme Of The Week
  • 0:43:56 – CNN+ Doomed + Netflix Decline & Should Netflix Do Ads?
  • 0:58:54 – Netflix vs YouTube
  • 1:06:50 – Elon Twitter Update
  • 1:12:53 – NIA First Anniversary


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Links Mentioned:

Nat’s thread:

https://twitter.com/nateliason/status/1515065142232371216?s=21&t=Jd9BlChsd7kJBGdqpmjr3w

Route 2 FI thread:

https://twitter.com/route2fi/status/1515049261498777600?s=21&t=X5Rgu9HTsXysdZHyH4A67g



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Apr 20, 2022
52: Web3 Games & Pseudonymity w/ @BoredElonMusk, Elon vs Twitter’s Board, Bitcoin Miami Recap
1:42:43

@BoredElonMusk joins the NIA boys to discuss the evolution of gaming, blockchain games & pseudonymity in business. Plus a roundup of the latest edge of the internet stories & Bitcoin Miami.


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – @BoredElonMusk + Meme of the Week
  • 0:05:43 – Elon vs. Twitter’s Board
  • 0:13:06 – State of Twitter as a Platform
  • 0:23:07 – Pseudonymity
  • 0:41:04 – Bored Box, Angel Investing + Web3 Games
  • 0:50:31 – Blockchain Games vs. Traditional Games
  • 0:57:39 – Axie Infinity
  • 1:05:36 – Building on Ethereum vs Other Blockchains
  • 1:13:56 – Bitcoin Miami, Inflation + Peter Thiel
  • 1:25:45 – Bitcoin as Currency
  • 1:39:28 – Crypto Hayes


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Apr 13, 2022
51: Why Did Elon Buy 9.2% of Twitter? Nick Maggiulli on Building Wealth, Buying The Dip & Crypto
1:25:52

Nick Maggiulli (@dollarsanddata) joins Jack, Trung & Bilal to discuss Elon buying 9.2% of Twitter (+ joining the board) and Nick's rules for building wealth, the 2x rule, crypto, when to buy a house & investing for the long term.


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro to Nick + Why Elon Bought 9.2% of Twitter?
  • 0:07:09 – Twitter Edit Button. + NFTs PFPs
  • 0:16:51 – How Jack Dorsey Feels
  • 0:20:21 – Nick’s Book “Just Keep Buying” + Writing Background
  • 0:29:00 – Philosophy Behind The Book + Thoughts on Bitcoin
  • 0:37:47 – Wealth Building + Not Buying Individual Stocks
  • 0:48:41 – When To Buy a House
  • 0:56:22 – The 2X Rule
  • 1:07:29 – Index Funds + Staking
  • 1:17:25 – “Just One More Drink”


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Apr 06, 2022
50: The Slap, Oscar’s Downfall, $625mil DeFi Hack & Angel Investing 101 w/ Alex Cohen
1:08:27

Alex Cohen (@anothercohen) joins Trung + Bilal to discuss the Will Smith slap, Oscar's downfall, the $625 defi hack on Axie Infinity's Ronin network, angel investing 101 & some rants on twitter thinkbois & SF.


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:02:45 – The Slap, Will Smith Reaction + Oscar’s Downfall
  • 0:16:56 – Terra Founder Do Kwon’s $3B Bitcoin Purchase
  • 0:22:41 – Axie Infinity’s Ronin Network Hack + Angel Investing 101
  • 0:39:33 – Angel Investing + Whole30
  • 0:43:54 – SF vs Austin
  • 0:50:22 – Twitter Thinkbois
  • 1:00:16 – Linkedin Broetry, Clickbait Headlines + Carbon Health


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Mar 30, 2022
49: Brett Harrison, President of FTX US on working with SBF, NFTs, Memes, the Larry David ad & Solana vs ETH
1:12:45

Brett Harrison, President of FTX US, joins the NIA boys to discuss the world of crypto, NFTs, memes, working with SBF & their plans to grow FTX.


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Meme of the Week - Intro To Brett + FTX
  • 0:13:04 – Citadel + Working With SBF
  • 0:20:09 – Solana vs ETH
  • 0:27:43 – Distribution + Larry David Superbowl Ad
  • 0:40:59 – Brett on Crypto, NFTs + FTX Revenue Pie
  • 0:49:13 – Decentralized Financial System
  • 0:55:09 – What The Boys Thought After Brett's Convo
  • 1:01:55 – SBF Tweet + Coinbase Market Cap
  • 1:08:10 – Chicago Mercantile Exchange


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Mar 23, 2022
48: Yuga (Bored Apes) Buys CryptoPunks, Roman Abromovich & Chelsea, History of Oligarchs, AMC Buys A Gold Mine
1:32:40

The NIA boys discuss Yuga Labs (Bored Ape) buying CryptoPunks, sportswashing & the troubled history of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and why AMC is buying a gold mine.


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Meme of the Week + Yuga Labs (Bored Ape) Buys CryptoPunks
  • 0:10:03 – Punks + Commercial Usage
  • 0:25:58 – Fashion World Comparison
  • 0:30:38 – Yuga Labs, Disney of Crypto + Token Announcement
  • 0:41:00 – Roman Abramovich, Chelsea, Sportswashing + History of Oligarchs
  • 0:47:38 – Golden Visa, Fall Of Soviet Union + Loans For Shares
  • 0:58:33 – Alleged Corruption + Wider Impact On Sports
  • 1:10:06 – Jack’s Web 3 Take
  • 1:14:24 – AMC - Meme To Mine
  • 1:26:05 – American Meme Company - Why AMC Is Making This Investment



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Mar 16, 2022
47: Crypto War Bonds, Commodity Crisis (Oil, Wheat, Gas), Nickel Short Squeeze, History of Batman
1:28:23

The NIA boys discuss the impact of rising oil, wheat & gas prices. How a Chinese billionaire lost $12bil on a nickel short squeeze. Explore the idea of crypto-native war bonds & go into the history of batman movies.


Timestamps:

0:00:00 – Bilal In Mexico, Street Food + Meme of the Week

0:06:48 – Commodity Crisis + Second-Order Effects

0:15:15 – Nickel Short Squeeze + Gold vs Bitcoin

0:30:27 – Oil's Impact On Everything + Are We Going Into A Recession?

0:37:17 – Crypto War Bonds, Ukraine's Crypto Donations + NFTs

0:51:07 – Incentives + Charity During Wartime

0:59:02 – Trung’s 3 Main Points, Negative Connotations of Crypto + NFTs

1:14:03 – Why Batman Became Dark



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Mar 09, 2022
46: Ukraine-Russia, Sanctions, Crypto/Bitcoin Effect, Big Tech Response, Information Battle
53:59

The NIA boys discuss:

– ukraine-russia

– sanctions

– crypto/bitcoin effect

– downstream effects of frozen assets

– big tech response

– information battle + fog of war


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Ukraine-Russia + Richard Fontaine Thread
  • 0:07:56 – Propaganda + Fog of War
  • 0:16:33 – Information Battle
  • 0:22:03 – Past Russian Invasions + Ukrainian Resistance
  • 0:27:11 – Downstream Effects of Frozen Assets + Crypto/Bitcoin Effect
  • 0:35:36 – Putin
  • 0:39:12 – Big Tech Response, Sanctions + Wealth Protection
  • 0:45:55 – Criminal Activity On Public Blockchain
  • 0:51:09 – Putin’s Foreign Currency Ban


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Mar 02, 2022
45: OpenSea Hack, Trudeau Emergencies Act, Bitcoin & The Right To Transact, The Bank of Starbucks
1:21:57

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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Meme of the Week + OpenSea Hack
  • 0:09:25 – Phishing Scam
  • 0:21:22 – Canada Situation + Trudeau Emergencies Act
  • 0:37:02 – Bitcoin + Right To Transact
  • 0:44:00 – Pandemic Restrictions, WEF Vaccine Supply Graph + Canadian Banking System
  • 0:50:47 – Nunchuk + Parallels to M-Pesa
  • 0:59:33 – Government Response + Concept of Money
  • 1:04:17 – Starbucks LTV + Bank of Starbucks
  • 1:15:56 – Reddit Thread + RIP Jamal Edwards


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Feb 23, 2022
44: Super Bowl Crypto Ads, Genius Coinbase QR Code, Nouns DAO NFT, $24m Punk Sale, Razzlekhan Playbook
1:23:39

The NIA boys breakdown the crypto Super Bowl ads. Jack shared why he’s invested in a Nouns NFT, joined their DAO and why he’s bullish on CC0. Trung shares the Razzlekhan playbook. 


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Halftime Show + What We’ll Cover
  • 0:04:25 – Super Bowl Crypto Ads Breakdown + Genius Coinbase QR Code
  • 0:15:57 – Larry David FTX Ad + 2000 Startup Ads
  • 0:24:47 – Startup vs Crypto Ads
  • 0:32:59 – Jack’s Ad Breakdown + 2nd Screens
  • 0:43:16 – Super Bowl Wrap Up + Oculus
  • 0:46:32 – CCO + Nouns NFT
  • 1:03:26 – $24m Punk Sale + Compound Finance
  • 1:11:30 – Razzlekhan Playbook


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Feb 16, 2022
43: $3.6B Bitcoin Heist, ENS Controversy, Genius of Jony Ive, Early Stripe & ETH stories (with Ric Burton)
1:59:44

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Meme of the Week + Ric Meeting Collison Brothers
  • 0:09:29 – What We’ll Cover + $3.6B Bitcoin Heist
  • 0:19:52 – Money Laundering Story & ENS Controversy
  • 0:31:18 – Email vs Twitter + Key Man Risk
  • 0:39:36 – Ethereum Culture + ENS Delegation
  • 0:41:45 – Interface Between Ethereum + Current System
  • 0:47:54 - Polygon Raises $450mil, ETH Scaling Solutions + Incentive Engineers
  • 1:03:01 – Balance.io + Safari
  • 1:12:24 – When Ric Met Vitalik & Gavin
  • 1:20:55 – Business Model For Balance.io + Accredited Investor Laws
  • 1:30:21 – Tokens vs Equity
  • 1:32:11 – Jony Ive Genius
  • 1:41:56 – Anonymous Algorithm People + Crypto Design Gap
  • 1:47:55 – US vs UK


Links mentioned:

https://medium.com/balance-io/aliens-jedi-%EF%B8%8F-cults-b1d52b681b8



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Feb 10, 2022
42: Joe Rogan Spotify Controversy, ARK's $1mil Bitcoin Target, Coachella NFTs & India Making Crypto Legal
1:19:30

The NIA boys break down the Joe Rogan Spotify controversy & discuss the latest in the world of web 3, with Coachella announcing an upcoming NFT, India moving towards making crypto legal & a $1mil bitcoin price target from ARK Invest.


Subscribe to Not Investment Advice, every week Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Meme of the Week + Jack's House
  • 0:05:01 – Joe Rogan Spotify Controversy + Spotify vs Netflix
  • 0:20:31 – Misinformation + Misleading Headlines
  • 0:26:31 – The Winner In All Of This
  • 0:33:43 – Jack's Trips To Ibiza
  • 0:42:45 – Coachella NFTs on Solana + FTX
  • 1:00:06 – India Making Crypto Legal + Balaji's Woke vs Communist vs Decentralized Capital
  • 1:08:36 – Arkk’s $1mil Bitcoin Price Target


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Feb 02, 2022
41: Why Crypto + Stock Market Is Down, Arkk vs Berkshire Hathaway, McDonald’s Earned Media, Nelk Boys + Twitter NFT PFPs
1:28:58

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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  • 0:00:00 – Meme of the Week + What We’ll Cover
  • 0:03:23 – Why The Crypto & Stock Markets Are Down + Ark vs Berkshire Hathaway
  • 0:13:24 – Growth vs Value Stocks
  • 0:19:51 – Bear Market + Tax Obligations
  • 0:27:34 – Psychology + Mentality Shift
  • 0:38:37 – Fun Fact Phan: Buffett’s Deal For Bank of America
  • 0:43:03 – McDonald’s Earned Media
  • 0:50:34 – What’s Going Through McDonald’s Corporate + Positive Or Negative Sentiment?
  • 0:58:16 – Estimated Impressions + McDonald’s Tweet
  • 1:02:30 – Twitter’s NFT Profile Pics
  • 1:14:23 – Internet-Native Economies, Nelk Boys NFT + Yellowstone
  • 1:25:28 – Episode Wrap Up


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Jan 27, 2022
40: Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard, Google Antitrust Allegations, Brands Entering Web 3, Coinbase NFTs + Larva Lads
1:23:34

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Trung’s Move + Preview
  • 0:05:50 – Microsoft Acquires Activision Blizzard For $68.7bil
  • 0:13:00 – Gaming, Metaverse + Google Antitrust Allegations (Jedi Blue)
  • 0:18:21 – Google-Facebook Alleged Ad Deal
  • 0:27:43 – Brands Entering Web 3
  • 0:36:14 – E-commerce Experience
  • 0:43:28 – Coinbase NFTs Powered By MasterCard, LooksRare + OpenSea
  • 0:55:50 – DAOs Gone Wrong: Spice DAO + Dune
  • 1:00:40 – Larva Lads NFT
  • 1:09:45 – Janky Heist Superplastic NFTs + Tom Sachs Rocket
  • 1:13:31 – Deciding When To Sell NFTs


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Jan 20, 2022
39: Signal Founder On Web 3, Vitalik’s Response, LooksRare Launches OpenSea Competitor, Nas NFT Drop + Paradigm Invests In Citadel
1:09:52

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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  • 0:00:00 – Meme of the Week + What We’ll Cover
  • 0:04:00 – Moxie Marlinspike (Signal Founder) on Web 3
  • 0:10:07 – Centralization + Protocols
  • 0:13:13 – Vitalik’s Response
  • 0:21:10 – Financial + Technical Speculation
  • 0:25:07 – Moxie's NFT + OpenSea Example
  • 0:34:40 – Intent + Fair Criticism
  • 0:44:22 – Psychology Of Markets + Citadel Investment
  • 0:51:42 – LooksRare Launches OpenSea Competitor + Nas NFT Drop
  • 1:00:23 – Staking $LOOKS + Cobra Effect


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  • Moxie summary: https://twitter.com/moxie/status/1479567493215637506?s=21
  • Vitalik response: https://twitter.com/vitalikbuterin/status/1479815125955715072?s=21
  • LooksRare: https://looksrare.org/


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Jan 13, 2022
38: Trading The Metagame, BAYC Flips CryptoPunks, PFPs, Worst Predictions + How Blackberry Fumbled The Bag
1:17:38

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.



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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro + What We’ll Cover + Metagame
  • 0:07:19 – Cobie Trading The Metagame + Crypto Gaming
  • 0:13:30 – Elon On SNL Meta Narrative
  • 0:20:45 – Geopolitical Super Cycles + Vietnam’s Foreign Direct Investment
  • 0:23:51 – Bored Ape Flips CryptoPunks + Celebrities Investing
  • 0:34:57 – Apes To Real Estate + Price Fluctuation
  • 0:42:43 – Mortgage, 17,000% Returns + Exit Plan
  • 0:49:57 – Why PFPs Breakout
  • 0:58:20 – Worst Predictions + First Mobile Phones
  • 1:05:38 – Steve Ballmer + Blackberry Vs. iPhone
  • 1:10:17 – Google’s Growth On Internet Explorer


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Jan 05, 2022
37: Jack Dorsey Web 3 Beef, Tokens vs Equity + Silicon Valley Talent Leaving For Crypto?
1:12:07

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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Holiday Travels
  • 0:05:27 – What We’ll Cover + Jack Dorsey’s Web 3 War
  • 0:12:45 – Can We Easily Define Web 3?
  • 0:21:08 – “Why Decentralize”
  • 0:25:32 – Balaji’s Twitter Response
  • 0:32:52 – Bitcoin, Fear + Jack Dorsey Summary
  • 0:39:57 – Tokens vs Equity + Big Tech vs Startups
  • 0:42:46 – Incentives
  • 0:49:13 – Silicon Valley Talent Leaving For Crypto
  • 0:55:18 – Jack Dorsey Perspective: Build On Bitcoin
  • 1:02:25 – What You’re Optimizing For + Dorsey Blocked by Andreesen
  • 1:05:34 – Fun Fact Phan: Daniel Inouye


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Dec 29, 2021
36: Virgil Abloh DAO, The InterMET, When Jobs Met Bezos + Did Coca-Cola Create Santa Claus?
53:50

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Fred Ehrsam On Virgil DAO
  • 0:07:06 – DAO vs LLC, The InterMET, Kanye + It Ain’t Ralph Tho
  • 0:17:24 – Creative-Cultural-Business Trifecta
  • 0:26:27 – Creative Adoption Curve + Decentralized Ownership
  • 0:31:34 – When Steve Jobs Met Bezos
  • 0:40:44 – Did Coca-Cola Invent Santa Claus?
  • 0:50:11 – Old School Marketing Principles


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Dec 22, 2021
35: Decentralized Brands, Adidas Metaverse, Jack Character NFTs + Apple in China Controversy
58:31

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:03:36 – Decentralized Brands + Adidas-Bored Ape Collab
  • 0:10:14 – Larva Labs Punk #4156
  • 0:23:30 – Adidas In The Metaverse + Picasso
  • 0:28:33 – Value vs Labor
  • 0:33:39 – Jack’s Character NFTs
  • 0:48:24 – Apple in China Controversy


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Dec 16, 2021
34: Square Becomes BLOCK, Future Of Twitter, Web 3 Music + Jack Dorsey Appreciation
1:17:45

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Jack Dorsey Leaves Twitter + Square Becomes BLOCK
  • 0:02:59 – Web 3 Twitter
  • 0:12:49 – Virgil Abloh DAO + New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal
  • 0:17:59 – Twitter, FB, Instagram, Google + TikTok
  • 0:32:09 – Will Square Build Ethereum 2.0
  • 0:34:45 – Future of Twitter Without Dorsey, Square + BLOCK
  • 0:44:12 – Bitcoin Maxi Jack Dorsey
  • 0:49:13 – Bilal Down the DeFi Rabbit Hole
  • 0:50:57 – Digital Gold Narrative + Bitcoin Meme
  • 0:57:27 – BLOCK’s Mission + Sound Money Argument
  • 1:03:59 – Adidas Metaverse Teaser
  • 1:09:28 – Jack Dorsey Appreciation


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Dec 08, 2021
33: Decentralized Hollywood, Cameo, Music Royalties, Anon Accounts + Thanksgiving Inflation
1:14:36

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Thanksgiving
  • 0:01:40 – Ken Griffin Wins Auction + DAO Recap
  • 0:18:22 – Anonymous Accounts
  • 0:23:49 – Cameo
  • 0:27:27 – Hardrock Nick + Future of Cameo
  • 0:37:39 – Decentralized Hollywood
  • 0:47:41 – Community-Driven Approach
  • 0:57:01 – Music Royalties
  • 1:01:02 – Six Components of Music Copyright
  • 1:05:10 – Thanksgiving Inflation


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Dec 02, 2021
32: ConstitutionDAO, Axie Infinity Decline, Domino's The Tech Company + Franchise DAO?
1:13:42

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:01:30 – ConstitutionDAO
  • 0:20:32 – Axie Infinity Decline
  • 0:27:57 – Incentives + Take Rate
  • 0:44:46 – What Axie Does To Retain Players + Hype Cycles
  • 0:48:19 – Domino’s The Tech Company + Domino’s DAO
  • 1:03:25 – Domino’s By The Numbers
  • 1:11:11 – Franchise DAO


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Nov 24, 2021
31: ETH Names, $ENS Airdrop, Why Elon Sold Tesla Stock + The Genius of Costco
1:13:09

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.



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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – ETH Names, Ethereum Name Service + ENS Token AirDrop
  • 0:11:05 – Open Internet Protocol
  • 0:19:06 – Infrastructure Layer + Coinbase Delegation
  • 0:27:38 – Real Reason Elon Musk Sold His Tesla Stock
  • 0:35:40 – What Counts As Insider Trading?
  • 0:43:20 – How CEOs Sell Their Stock + Tesla's Valuation
  • 0:50:24 – Genius of Costco


ENS token announcement: https://twitter.com/ensdomains/status/1457862602239926274?s=21



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Nov 18, 2021
30: Next Trillion Dollar Company, Stripe vs Square vs Coinbase, NFT NYC, Rise of Formula 1 + Highest Paid Athletes
1:09:44

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.



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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro + NFT NYC
  • 0:13:56 – Microsoft Metaverse
  • 0:18:42 – Office In The Metaverse
  • 0:22:04 – Mayor Eric Adams, The Bitcoins + Trung's Tree Trick 
  • 0:29:09 – CEOs + Public Accountability
  • 0:31:19 – Next $1Tril Company + Square vs Stripe vs Coinbase
  • 0:43:54 – Brand vs Direct Response
  • 0:50:25 – Square, Stripe, Coinbase Summary + Shopify-Spotify Partnership
  • 0:54:27 – Fun Fact Phan: Formula 1 + Netflix Series
  • 1:00:23 – Top 10 Highest Paid Athletes
  • 1:02:44 – Space Race + F1 Culture


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Nov 11, 2021
29: Understanding The Metaverse, Facebook Rebrands To Meta + The Threat Of Inflation
1:23:39

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro + What Is The Metaverse? Facebook Becomes Meta
  • 0:08:15 – Virtual Worlds + Mark Zuckerberg Presentation
  • 0:12:57 – What Can Facebook Build?
  • 0:18:46 – VR, Black Mirror + Big Tech Rebrands
  • 0:24:30 – Hiring Talent, Culture-Based Products + Hardware
  • 0:28:15 – NIA Going Showbiz
  • 0:30:06 – Threat of Hyperinflation + Cathie Wood’s Deflation Argument
  • 0:37:41 – Money Supply + Supply Chains
  • 0:42:43 – Experiencing Inflation in Vietnam
  • 0:46:49 – Behavioral Outcome + Social Support
  • 0:53:39 – Flexport CEO On Supply Chain
  • 1:00:38 – Jack Worked In A Honda Factory
  • 1:09:43 – Wage Inflation
  • 1:15:36 – Debt Cycles + Labor Market
  • 1:21:09 – Fun Fact Phan: Why US Healthcare Is Tied To Employment


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Nov 04, 2021
28: Bitcoin All-Time High, BTC ETF, Apple vs Intel, FB Metaverse + Keeping Your NFTs Secure
1:16:32

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro, Bitcoin ETF Approval + All-Time Highs
  • 0:14:48 – SBF on Regulation, Facebook Metaverse + Apple’s New Privacy Rules
  • 0:23:53 – Google’s Parent Company Alphabet
  • 0:28:55 – Apple vs Intel + Taiwan Semiconductor Company
  • 0:39:59 – Twitter, Square + Web 3.0
  • 0:42:45 – Cash App Studios + Facebook’s Failed Payment Product
  • 0:48:05 – Twitter NFT Verification
  • 0:54:00 – NFT Hacks + How To Keep Your NFTs Secure
  • 1:01:12 – Hardware Wallets, Hot Wallets + Metamask
  • 1:12:12 – Trung’s Squid Game Tweet


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Oct 28, 2021
27: Web 3 Inflection Points, DAOs, Axie Infinity, Play-To-Earn Model + Social Tokens
1:19:36

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.



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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro, Web 3 Inflection Points + Stripe
  • 0:10:49 – Inflection Points + DAOs
  • 0:23:15 – Bear Market Debate, Market Cycles + Saylor Support
  • 0:34:21 – Inevitability of a Network + Future of Money
  • 0:44:48 – Axie Infinity + Play-To-Earn Model
  • 0:50:13 – How Play-To-Earn Works + Axie Scholarships
  • 0:58:11 – Network Effect + Incentives
  • 1:03:40 – Social Tokens for Creators + Communities
  • 1:14:32 – When Tokens Make Sense + Creator ETF


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Oct 21, 2021
26: NFTs in 2030, Decentralized Brands, Sam Bankman-Fried + Exclusive Interview w/ Ozy's First Employee
1:36:36

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.



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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:01:22 – Future of NFTs, Punk 6529 Thread + Nietzsche
  • 0:10:52 – Importance of Decentralization vs Trusted Third Parties
  • 0:17:32 – Roadmap of NFTs In 2030, Transparent Markets + Decentralized Governance
  • 0:24:20 – Should Apple Buy A Film Studio?
  • 0:26:24 – Evolving Definition of Memes, Decentralized Brands + CC0 License
  • 0:34:47 – Eroding Brand Value + Eugene Robinson Interview Primer
  • 0:42:43 – Cryptoadz Update
  • 0:47:44 – Sam Bankman-Fried Sitting On $23bil
  • 1:02:13 – Ozy Media Story Recap + Interview w/ Ozy’s First Employee
  • 1:07:35 – Other Players + Red Flags
  • 1:15:02 – Monetization, Archetypal Ozy Reader + Carlos Watson
  • 1:21:00 – Reality Distortion Field
  • 1:27:13 – Eugene’s View on the Evolving Media Landscape
  • 1:33:01 – The Greatest MMA Fighter Ever + Andy Grove Superpower


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Oct 14, 2021
25: Ozy Media Fiasco, Chris Dixon Web 3 Backlash, Unrealized Cap Gains + Monetizing Attention
1:11:53

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.



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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:01:58 – Trung’s Headset
  • 0:05:40 – Ozy Media Fiasco
  • 0:22:44 – Chris Dixon Web 3 Thread
  • 0:31:58 – Pyramid Meme vs Pyramid Scheme
  • 0:40:42 – Crypto vs Traditional Investing vs Memes
  • 0:48:11 – Work Below or Above The API + Monetizing Attention
  • 0:55:40 – NFTs + Chinese Money Laundering
  • 1:02:42 – Unrealized Capital Gains + Tax Code


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Oct 07, 2021
24: Citycoin Deep Dive w/ Patrick Stanley, Stacking Miamicoin + Evolving Cities
53:33

Patrick Stanley (@PatrickWStanley) joins the NIA boys to discuss a full breakdown of Citycoin's origin, the current state of Miamicoin + what this could look like in the future for other cities.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:02:26 – How Cities Are Evolving, CEO of Miami + How Citycoins Fit In
  • 0:07:35 – Problem Miamicoin Is Solving + Origin of Citycoin
  • 0:13:19 – Not Doing An ICO + How They Setup Miamicoin
  • 0:17:29 – What Happens When The Price Goes Down? 
  • 0:20:58 – Government-run vs Customer-run
  • 0:23:17 – Ryan Hoover's Tweet: How To Mine + Stack Miamicoin
  • 0:28:52 – Setting Up A Wallet + Resources To Learn
  • 0:31:14 – Launching Citycoin in Your City + Working as a Community
  • 0:34:02 – Steelman Arguments Against Citycoin
  • 0:38:32 – Evolution of Nation-States
  • 0:40:05 – Expanding Definition of Memes, Affinity Tokens + Outsider Trading
  • 0:45:50 – What Makes A Good Citycoin City, Historical Memers + Next Cities?
  • 0:52:43 – Wrapping Up


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Sep 30, 2021
23: Mirror, Crypto Publishing, NFT Communities, Opensea Insider Trading, Miamicoin + New iPhone
1:27:18

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Trung’s Car Got Towed
  • 0:04:00 – Cryptoadz, McMansions + NFT Communities
  • 0:11:27 – Evolution of Bored Apes + NFT Milestones
  • 0:19:13 – Opensea Insider Trading + Walmart Litecoin Fake News
  • 0:25:47 – Crypto Regulation
  • 0:30:11 – Misinformation, Portnoy AOC tweet + Is Trung A Journalist?
  • 0:37:16 – Mirror - Crypto Native Publishing
  • 0:43:51 – Mirror 2yrs From Now
  • 0:54:42 – Web 3.0 Resources + Jack’s Bored Apes Experiment
  • 1:01:15 – Jack’s Visualize Value Evolution
  • 1:05:00 – City Coins, Miamicoin + Mayor Francis Suarez
  • 1:12:40 – Apple iPhone 13 + Memes
  • 1:23:39 – Apple: Bank, SaaS or Hardware + Warren Buffet’s Tech Bet


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Sep 23, 2021
22: Cryptoadz, Coinbase vs SEC, Theranos Trial, Dune Analytics + Opensea Walkthrough
1:29:04

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


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Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:02:01 – Coinbase vs. SEC
  • 0:16:04 – Understanding Where Defi Yield Comes From
  • 0:21:46 – Calculated Risks + Narratives
  • 0:24:47 – Theranos Trial, Elizabeth Holmes + Adam Neumann
  • 0:34:14 – Solana, FTX + Tom Brady Ad
  • 0:40:32 – Cryptoadz + Dune Analytics
  • 0:56:23 – NFT Bots + Opensea Walkthrough
  • 1:06:06 – Blockchain Explorer + Monitoring Prices
  • 1:12:48 – Opensea Filters + NFT Traits
  • 1:16:59 – Supply, Demand + Greater Fool Theory
  • 1:21:39 – Air Force Ones vs NFTs


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Sep 16, 2021
21: Future of Philanthropy, Jack's NFTs For Afghanistan + Using Technology For Good
1:02:52

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/mOnGVfwtgPQ


Listen into our group chat on Telegram:

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Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

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@niapodcast



Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Jack’s Afghan Care Initiative
  • 0:08:46 – charity: water + Pineapple Fund
  • 0:15:00 – Storytelling With Technology + NFTs
  • 0:21:22 – Make Yourself An API, Transparency + Charity Marketing
  • 0:25:04 – Twitter Haters
  • 0:28:37 – Trusted Distribution + Smart Ways To Raise Awareness
  • 0:30:56 – Gala Pros & Cons + Hitting Scale
  • 0:37:16 – Hiring Talent
  • 0:38:29 – Billionaire Donations
  • 0:40:07 – Keyboard Warriors vs Real Impact
  • 0:44:33 – "Pessimists Sound Smart, Optimists Get Paid"
  • 0:52:13 – Hope vs Guilt + Hero’s Journey
  • 0:54:39 – Effective Altruism


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Sep 09, 2021
20: Behind Tom Osman's $1.3mil Ether Rock Flip, Discord vs Slack & Tokenized Communities
1:24:59

Tom Osman recently made headlines by flipping an Ether Rock NFT for 400 ETH ($1.3mil at the time of sale) after buying it for only 1.7 ETH ($5,340) 19 days before.


He joins the NIA boys to discuss:


  • play-by-play details of what happened
  • how he spotted the opportunity
  • the telegram group he joined with crypto whales
  • what he's doing with his $1.3mil win
  • discord vs slack
  • investing in ETH vs Bitcoin
  • tokenized communities + web 3


Subscribe to listen in every week as Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes:


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/05rErM_W1qo


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Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Follow Tom:

@tomosman


Check out his discord community: Shiny Object Social Club:

https://shinyobjects.gg/


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:02:14 – $1.3Mil Ether Rock Sale: Play-By-Play
  • 0:13:17 – Selling Early + Giga Whale Telegram Group
  • 0:22:06 – Aftermath
  • 0:31:32 – Memes + Media Attention
  • 0:35:27 – Ethereum vs Bitcoin + What Tom's Investing In
  • 0:44:18 – Discord vs Slack
  • 0:55:13 – Shiny Object Social Club + Tokenized Communities
  • 1:02:03 – Future of Web 3.0 Communities 
  • 1:14:20 – Online Identity, No Code + Is Vitalik The Alexander Hamilton Of Our Time?


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Sep 02, 2021
19: Future of Retail, How To Compete With Amazon, Ethereum Sign-in + Messi Football Analytics
57:47

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/oEfKsUyD6Dc


Listen into our group chat on Telegram:

https://t.me/notinvestmentadvice


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – How To Compete With Amazon
  • 0:10:26 – Amazon vs Shopify + Future of Retail
  • 0:13:55 - "The Margin Is In The Story"
  • 0:17:02 – Walmart + In-Store Retail
  • 0:21:21 – Challenges for Traditional Retail
  • 0:25:21 – Amazon Employee or Artist
  • 0:27:29 – Lionel Messi + Football Analytics
  • 0:39:35 – Is Lionel Messi Lazy?
  • 0:43:03 – Trung’s Favorite LeBron James Meme
  • 0:44:07 – Sign-in with Ethereum vs SSO
  • 0:52:20 – Decentralized Security Models


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Aug 23, 2021
18: Infrastructure Bill's Impact On Crypto, Axie Infinity, Vail Resorts + Chris Dixon's Web 2 to Web 3 Shift
1:22:10

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/vCQYrmeAGJg


Listen into our group chat on Telegram:

https://t.me/notinvestmentadvice


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk



Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro + NYC linkup
  • 0:03:22 – Vail Resorts + Subscription Businesses
  • 0:10:23 – Choppers + Travel Stories
  • 0:20:48 – Preview + NFT Investment Update
  • 0:25:50 – Barbell Investing, Community + Infrastructure Bill
  • 0:37:43 – Crypto Controversy in Infrastructure Bill
  • 0:45:19 – Proof of Work vs Proof of Stake
  • 0:47:15 – Edge Of The Internet: Digital Art, Charity + Party Bid
  • 0:54:51 – NFTs + blockchain for charity
  • 1:02:14 – Brian Armstrong’s POV
  • 1:07:34 – Axie Infinity
  • 1:09:29 – Chris Dixon’s Web 2 to Web 3 Opportunity
  • 1:18:37 – Wrap Up + Preview of Next Week


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Aug 19, 2021
17: Genius of Virgil Abloh, Tom Sachs Rocket Factory, Luxury + Scarcity in Internet Culture
1:12:45

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology, and memes.



Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/oD8yaKdj_Ms



Listen into our group chat on Telegram:

https://t.me/notinvestmentadvice



Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk



Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Challenges of Philanthropy
  • 0:06:41 – Preview + Meme of The Week
  • 0:15:45 – Tom Sachs’ Rocket Factory NFT
  • 0:21:13 – How It Works
  • 0:25:00 – Bored Ape vs Janky Heist vs Rocket Factory
  • 0:26:29 – Secondary Market Analysis
  • 0:32:03 – The Genius of Virgil Abloh
  • 0:41:06 – Kanye West + Running Virgil’s Brand Through WhatsApp
  • 0:48:12 – Luxury, Scarcity + Why You Should Care
  • 0:54:24 – Matthew Principle + Virgil’s 3% Design Rule
  • 1:03:24 – Creativity Resurgence
  • 1:05:33 – Summary of Design Language


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Aug 12, 2021
16: Nas The Investor, Google + YouTube Deep Dive, Future of Advertising + Non-Fungible Performance Art
1:21:14

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology, and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/BIQkETTcpyI


Join our group chat on Telegram:

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Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

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Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:02:57 – Nas The Investor
  • 0:06:21 – Nas, Ben Horowitz + Reply Guys
  • 0:13:12 – Compton Hats + Bodybuilder Trung
  • 0:16:45 – Celebrity Investors, Nas + Jay Z
  • 0:22:22 – Best Nas Album + 90s Hip-Hop
  • 0:23:28 – Insane Growth in Digital Ads
  • 0:26:50 – "We Don't Believe In The Internet"
  • 0:29:09 – What Makes Google Ads Special
  • 0:34:01 – YouTube vs Netflix
  • 0:40:52 – YouTube vs Live Cable
  • 0:43:13 – Barriers of the Digital Shift vs Traditional Media
  • 0:54:26 – Trusted Distribution + Selling Google Stock
  • 0:59:56 – Jack's Non-Fungible Performance Art
  • 1:13:50 – Let The Market Decide


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Aug 05, 2021
15: SpaceX vs Blue Origin, Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey + Cathie Wood On Bitcoin + Janky Heist NFTs
1:29:01

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology, and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/yTiAPFWp--w


Join our group chat on Telegram:

https://t.me/notinvestmentadvice


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:02:21 – Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey + Cathie Wood Bitcoin Talk Summary
  • 0:14:42 – Elon’s Twitter Trolling + Jack Dorsey’s Beard
  • 0:20:23 – “Money Is Information Transfer”
  • 0:26:37 – Edge of Internet: Janky Heist NFTs
  • 0:35:22 – MetaMask + Japanese Reverse Auction
  • 0:44:53 – Billionaire Space Race + Trung’s Deck of Elon Reply’s
  • 0:58:09 – Space Race Backlash + Anti-Billionaire Sentiment
  • 1:08:13 – History of Blue Origin vs SpaceX + Bezos vs Musk
  • 1:13:10 – Jack's Satoshi Branding Breakdown
  • 1:23:28 – Bezos + Musk Photo


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Jul 29, 2021
14: England v Italy Post Mortem, Crumbling Nation-States, Delta Variant Surge + Join Our Group Chat
1:05:26

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/YKOYRaMqqkM


Listen into our group chat on Telegram:

https://t.me/notinvestmentadvice


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Elon Musk the Reply Guy
  • 0:01:21 – One Of The Boys Got Rona + Delta Variant in England
  • 0:08:40 – Our Open Group Chat (Telegram) + Pavel Durov
  • 0:17:49 – Telegram vs. Twitter
  • 0:28:12 – England Post Mortem + National Anthem
  • 0:34:56 – Impact Of Penalty Miss On Saka
  • 0:38:26 – Football Culture
  • 0:42:16 – Crumbling of the Nation-State + Olympics
  • 0:49:06 – Trung Roasts British Food
  • 1:00:59 – Chicken Tikka Masala + Chicken Shop Culture


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Jul 22, 2021
13: Greatest Ads Of All Time, Joe Rogan The King Maker + First Day At Work Stories
1:31:35

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/Is-0z-fVyww


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:02:19 – England
  • 0:05:37 – Andy Jassy Takes Over Jeff Bezos
  • 0:11:15 – Amazon Profit + Trung’s Bank Internship
  • 0:17:31 – Bilal's Google Interview + Trung's Flower Shirt Theory
  • 0:22:31 – King Maker Joe Rogan
  • 0:28:54 – Music Production + Book Publishing
  • 0:36:18 – Jay Z, Square, Twitter + Mobile Banking
  • 0:40:28 – Revenue Share Agreement, E-Commerce + Bitcoin
  • 0:47:04 – Absolut Vodka’s Longest Running Ad Campaign
  • 0:53:30 – Constraint, Culture + Simplicity
  • 1:00:38 – Diluting the Strength of the Message
  • 1:11:13 – Audience Questions
  • 1:12:45 – Top Three News Sources + Twitter List
  • 1:20:00 – Media Diet + Reddit
  • 1:23:51 – The Economist’s Greatest Ad Campaign




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Jul 15, 2021
12: Lumber Trader Explains What's Going On With Lumber (Bonus Episode)
40:07

This is a bonus episode - Jack, Bilal + Trung get schooled on what the hell is going on with the lumber market. Make sure you're subscribed to Not Investment Advice on your fav podcast app for all episodes where the boys share what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/Vgk4K4zlp2k


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:00:55 – Lumber Trade Walkthrough
  • 0:04:49 – COVID Impacts on Lumber Trade + Market Price Discrepancies
  • 0:12:24 – What Makes a Good Lumber Trader?
  • 0:19:12 – How David Got Over His Skis
  • 0:24:10 – Lumber Market vs Cheese Market
  • 0:27:11 – Logistics + Future of the Industry
  • 0:30:52 – David’s Path to Crypto Investing


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Jul 13, 2021
11: Tech's Impact On Culture, Jay-Z Buying NFTs, Jack Dorsey Playing 4D Chess + History Of Sriracha
1:05:39

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/rVz4zzXPQLM


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Canada Day
  • 0:04:45 – Preview Of What We'll Cover
  • 0:06:00 – Richard Branson Going To Space + England Finally Winning?
  • 0:13:05 – Fracturing of Culture + Who Shapes Culture?
  • 0:29:28 – Jay-Z Getting Into NFTs + Crypto?
  • 0:34:33 – Andreesen Horowitz, Chris Lyons + Culture Fund
  • 0:40:48 – Jack Dorsey Playing 4D Chess? Twitter, Square, Bitcoin, Ethereum
  • 0:41:58 – Future Predictions for Jay-Z, Artists + Democratization of Music
  • 0:45:30 – Sam Altman’s Worldcoin
  • 0:48:58 – Jack Maller’s Bitcoin Tab
  • 0:51:15 – Fun Fact Phan: Sriracha Story
  • 1:01:39 – The Hot Sauce Champion


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Jul 08, 2021
10: Decentralized Disney, Bored Ape Cinematic Universe, Peter Thiel's $5bil Roth + Audience Q&A
1:17:24

Podcast


Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/BADMGqhzllY


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Pour One Out For Fiat Phan
  • 0:05:40 – a16z's $2.2bil Crypto Fund
  • 0:08:27 – Trung's Swear Jar
  • 0:11:32 – Preview Of What We'll Cover + Jack's Red Pill Media Diet
  • 0:13:42 – Decentralized Disney + The Bored Ape Cinematic Universe
  • 0:26:07 – Bored Ape Community + Commercial Rights For Characters
  • 0:32:28 – “Investing becomes a team sport you play with people on the internet”
  • 0:34:51 – Patterns From The Past + Jack’s Ape Collection
  • 0:36:29 – Wearing NFT Hoodies in VR
  • 0:38:15 – Jack’s Most Valuable Ape + Rare Traits Spreadsheet
  • 0:45:33 – Web 1.0 to Web 3.0 Evolution
  • 0:50:30 – Fun Fact Phan: Peter Thiel’s Lord of the Roths
  • 1:01:33 – Audience Questions - Radical Idea: Music Investment Platform + Content ID
  • 1:11:20 – SoftBank Since WeWork
  • 1:12:38 – Who’s the Best Athlete Out of Trung, Bilal + Jack?


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Jul 01, 2021
9: 20VC Fund, Call Her Daddy Spotify Deal, Tokenization of Creators, Mark Cuban's DeFi Bet + Q&A
1:27:54

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/zdv7VmpESKo


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 – Intro + Trung’s 100k Cake
  • 0:01:39 – Preview Of What We'll Cover
  • 0:03:07 – Harry Stebbings $140mil Fund + a16z Future
  • 0:07:51 – Jake Paul’s Investing Partner, Geoffrey Wu
  • 0:11:37 – Owning Brands: 50 Cent, Nelk Boys + Logan Paul
  • 0:15:21 – First Creator Billionaire + Alcohol Brand Plays
  • 0:19:04 – Validating Demand + "Trusted Distribution"
  • 0:22:22 – $60mil Podcast Deal: Call Her Daddy, Spotify + Barstool Sports
  • 0:35:25 – Did Joe Rogan + Alex Cooper Make Good Deals?
  • 0:37:43 – YouTube Upside + Mechanics
  • 0:41:56 – Tokenization of Creators, Billion Dollar Market Caps + Robinhood For Investing In People
  • 0:49:34 – Decentralized Social + Evolution of Bitclout
  • 0:52:41 – Opportunities On Bitclout
  • 0:56:30 – Gary Vee NFTs + Community
  • 0:58:00 – Mark Cuban DeFi Bet + Titan Collapse
  • 1:02:50 – Categories of DeFi Projects + Auditing Contracts
  • 1:10:57 – Audience Questions: How Bilal, Jack + Trung Met
  • 1:15:02 – Trung’s Reddit Discovery Process  + Reply Guys
  • 1:21:20 – Jack's View On Using Substack
  • 1:26:40 – Close


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Jun 23, 2021
8: Packy McCormick - Ethereum Deep Dive, El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin + Volcano Energy
54:47

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan are joined by Packy McCormick for a deep dive into Ethereum.


Every week on Not Investment Advice, we discuss what we're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, tech and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/bfTKEyCpp00


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk

@packyM


Packy's Posts Discussed:

https://www.notboring.co/p/own-the-internet

https://www.notboring.co/p/the-great-online-game



Timestamps:

0:00:00 – Intro

0:01:47 – Coffee Blasphemy

0:06:44 – Back From Bitcoin Miami

0:11:23 – El Salvador Adopting Bitcoin: Good, Bad + Ugly

0:19:41 – Volcano Energy + Bitcoin Mining

0:22:14 – Geopolitical Implications

0:24:47 – Packy's Intro Into Crypto

0:28:55 – "Ethereum Is The Excel of Blockchains"

0:32:11 – Fiat Phan Goes Rogue + Jack Bought A Crypto Punk

0:36:27 – Ethereum Bull Case

0:42:45 – Cardano, Solana + Risks

0:46:55 – The Great Online Game

0:48:29 – Packy's Top Posts + Dad Life



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Jun 17, 2021
7: Bitcoin Miami, Citycoins, DAOs + Buying .btc domains
1:09:16

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/pbU_NzZiEAI


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@niadesk


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 - Intro
  • 0:00:34 - Trung CNBC Counter Update
  • 0:02:03 - Jack Live From Miami Bitcoin Week
  • 0:07:46 - Crypto OGs, Floyd Mayweather + Miami Coin
  • 0:10:00 - Apps Being Built On Bitcoin + Startup Cities
  • 0:15:26 - Trung's "Think Different"
  • 0:17:14 - Fair Use Rules + Will Trung Get Flagged?
  • 0:20:31 - HSBC US
  • 0:24:08 - DeFi + Banking
  • 0:29:56 - Mr. Beast - one-man media company
  • 0:31:36 - DAOs + Creative Leverage
  • 0:42:34 - Exciting Creative Work vs Cash Cows
  • 0:47:26 - Experience Hiring At Google
  • 0:50:42 - Bored Ape Yacht Club - Ground Floor Price Update
  • 0:53:53 - Jack + Bilal buying .btc domains
  • 1:01:40 - Bilal's Bday
  • 1:06:33 - Coming Up Next Week


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Jun 10, 2021
6: Amazon Buying MGM, Stanley Druckenmiller's Interview, Biden's Budget + Latest In Crypto
1:22:17

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss what they're finding on the edges of the internet + the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/GZTR3R-egjc


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher


Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:03:10 – Trung Broke His MacBook
  • 0:06:00 – Apple Dilemma
  • 0:11:27 – Amazon Buying MGM + The Best James Bond?
  • 0:15:23 – Amazon Prime vs Netflix, Disney + YouTube
  • 0:22:42 – Jeff Bezos The Oreo McFlurry
  • 0:23:50 – Asian in UK vs US
  • 0:25:44 – The New York Times + The Athletic
  • 0:27:08 – Cognitive Dissonance In Media + NFT Boom
  • 0:30:54 – Jack's Take On NFTs Since March Boom
  • 0:36:07 – Stanley Druckenmiller Interview Takeaways + View On Crypto
  • 0:45:06 – Family Friends Asking Jack About Crypto Allocation
  • 0:48:58 – European Exchange Rate Mechanism
  • 0:54:15 – 1920 Germany Hyperinflation
  • 0:55:05 – Legendary Trade: Soros + Druckenmiller Broke The Bank of England
  • 0:59:41 – Carl Icahn, GameStop NFTs + Gary Vee
  • 1:02:31 – Mark Cuban + Polygon/MATIC
  • 1:06:47 – Gary Vee + Bored Ape Yaught Club
  • 1:09:52 – Bored Ape Giveaway
  • 1:10:48 – Biden’s $6Tril Budget


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Jun 03, 2021
5: How Jack and Bilal Got Into Crypto
51:55

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discussing the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/FQpFP2M55ps


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher


Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 – Intro
  • 0:01:49 – When Jack and Bilal got into crypto
  • 0:05:19 – Jack’s Thoughts On Bitcoin in 2018
  • 0:07:16 – Warren Buffet “Have Fun Staying Poor”
  • 0:08:34 – Winklevoss Twins + Bilal’s Experience In 2017/18
  • 0:12:04 – 2018: The End of Crypto?
  • 0:12:44 – Trung’s Stanley Druckenmiller Interview
  • 0:14:10 – Evolving Narratives On Bitcoin & ETH
  • 0:21:55 – Trung’s MBA Paper on Bitcoin
  • 0:23:58 – Believers + HODLers
  • 0:30:01 – Thoughts On Recent Sell-off
  • 0:37:11 – Delirium & Euphoria
  • 0:39:22 – Gambling, Memecoins + FOMO
  • 0:44:57 – Goldrush + Collective Consciousness
  • 0:49:58 – Disclaimer, Subscribe + Review


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May 28, 2021
4: Crypto Crash Recap, Decentralized Social Networks + A Special Guest // Not Investment Advice
1:09:09

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan are joined by Alex Cohen to discuss the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/t1MmZk6aWnI


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher

@anothercohen


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 - Trung’s Return to CNBC
  • 0:00:43 - Pamela Anderson Followed Jack
  • 0:00:58 - Special Guest: Alex Cohen
  • 0:01:48 - Art of Shitposting
  • 0:05:21 - Carbon Health
  • 0:06:33 - Recap Of Crypto Crash + Elon Musk's Trolling
  • 0:12:14 - Disclosing Investments As A Journalist
  • 0:14:25 - Elon + Paypal History
  • 0:16:50 - Comments On Bitcoin’s Impact on Environment
  • 0:18:22 - Balaji + "Post Economic"
  • 0:19:12 - Business Impact Of Shitposting + Emotions In The Stock Market
  • 0:21:46 - Elon’s Master Plan
  • 0:24:09 - Ford’s Electric Truck + 2nd Mover Advantage
  • 0:25:40 - “You Don’t Want To Be In Here”
  • 0:26:34 - Stanley Druckenmiller + Emotional Investing
  • 0:28:04 - Buying The Dip + Lessons Learned From 2017 + 2020
  • 0:34:33 - PR + Getting Cancelled
  • 0:37:41 - Why Jeff Bezos Took Helicopter Lessons
  • 0:38:53 - Pomp’s Bitcoin Pizza
  • 0:42:12 - Pamela Anderson + Decentralized Social Networks
  • 0:45:49 - 2021 version of ICO Scams?
  • 0:49:36 - Stanford Grads Working On Ad Approvals
  • 0:51:13 - Inside Fast Growing Startup + Future of Healthcare
  • 0:57:04 - Jack’s Experience Selling Print On Demand Merch
  • 1:01:34 - Selling Canvas Prints To 2000 Followers
  • 1:02:40 - Crypto Media Brand
  • 1:06:42 - Zooming Out + Bitcoin to ETH Flip


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May 21, 2021
3: Bored Ape Yacht Club, Rise of Memecoins + The New Benjamin Graham
1:01:37

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discussing the latest in business, technology and memes.


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https://youtu.be/mg8n7x6ON3g


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher


Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 - Intro
  • 0:00:50 – Bilal's Makeshift Podcast Studio
  • 0:02:34 – The Lindy Effect
  • 0:03:31 – DogeCoin
  • 0:06:12 – Memes + Attention Economy
  • 0:10:55 – Doge Rich List
  • 0:11:55 – Infinite Supply + Attention Allocators
  • 0:16:15 – Is Trung The New Benjamin Graham?
  • 0:22:51 – Limited Supply + Text From Dad
  • 0:25:43 – Bored Ape Yacht Club, NFTs + Crypto Punks
  • 0:33:45 – Blockchain + Emoji Domain Names
  • 0:36:10 – Emoji Domain Names
  • 0:38:22 – Selling Domains
  • 0:42:40 – Sharing NFT Upside on Mirror
  • 0:47:01 – James Wang (Ark) On Crypto
  • 0:53:17 – The Gradients of Rich
  • 0:57:09 – Bill + Melina Gates


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May 13, 2021
2: Jack's Twitter Takedown + Early Internet Stories
56:15

Episode 2 of the "Not Investment Advice" podcast with Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discussing the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/5j3g_Qj5sGg


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher


Timestamps:

  • 00:00 - Intros + Ground Rules
  • 00:59 - Behind Jack’s Twitter Account Take Down
  • 04:55 - Naval’s Tweetstorm + Rented Platforms
  • 07:44 - No Warning + Escalation
  • 08:33 - Attention + Leverage
  • 09:44 - Engineer Had Job At Google + FB At The Same Time
  • 10:49 - What Was Going Through Jack’s Head
  • 14:50 - Decentralized Social
  • 17:56 - Conspiracy- Who Was Behind It?
  • 24:01 - What Next + Alternatives
  • 30:10 - Group Chats In The Middle East
  • 32:19 - Jack’s Antifragility Plan
  • 35:04 - Apple Podcast Subscriptions + Spotify
  • 39:20 - Multi Skew Creators
  • 39:57 - Update On Word’s Worst ETF
  • 42:58 - Trung’s Kan Opnr
  • 49:52 - Early Internet
  • 53:17 - Fav Jackass Moments


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May 07, 2021
1: Anti-Life Portfolio, Meme School + European Super League
1:07:51

Episode 1 of the "Not Investment Advice" podcast with Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discussing the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch + Subscribe on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/_pqfAU92ZGw


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher


Timestamps:

  • 0:00:00 - Jack + Klay Thompson
  • 0:00:34 - Best Bad Investments + The Surprise Gap
  • 0:04:06 - Anti-Life Portfolio - Trung’s 20s In Vietnam
  • 0:07:12 - Bilal’s 401k Mistake
  • 0:11:12 - Paper Hands
  • 0:14:13 - Immigrants + Property
  • 0:16:00 - Jack’s 20s + Working On Brands
  • 0:17:11 - Working on Ferrari
  • 0:19:36 - “You’ll Never Work In This Town Again”
  • 0:21:19 - Anti Warren Buffet Portfolio
  • 0:26:22 - European Super League
  • 0:37:42 - Meme School On The Blockchain
  • 0:47:25 - Trung’s Comedy Script (Preview)
  • 0:49:08 - Audience Question: Life 5yrs Ago Vs Now
  • 0:52:54 - Jack’s 180
  • 0:55:09 - Trung 5yrs ago vs now
  • 0:57:57 - Useless Dads + Super Moms
  • 1:00:47 - What Changed After Becoming A Dad




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Apr 29, 2021
0 - Jack Sold An NFT For $150k, Balaji on Tim Ferriss & Coinbase IPO
1:19:53

Episode zero of the "Not Investment Advice" podcast with Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discussing the latest in business, technology and memes.


Watch on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/ZNFxICgbkuY


Let us know what you think on Twitter:

@bzaidi

@trungtphan

@jackbutcher


Timestamps:


  • 0:00:00 - Start
  • 0:00:16 - Intros - Trung, Jack + Bilal
  • 0:01:44 - ROI On Jack’s Tweets
  • 0:03:17 - Inside Look At Jack’s NFTs
  • 0:13:40 - NFTs Explained - Visualize Value
  • 0:14:58 - Meme Mechanics + The Roast Of Jack Butcher
  • 0:16:41 - Selling An NFT For $150k
  • 0:17:41 - Trung’s Theory
  • 0:19:55 - Jack’s Opinion On NFTs
  • 0:26:05 - From Nations To Nodes
  • 0:27:07 - Crowdsourcing Creativity On Figma
  • 0:29:16 - What Goes Into Writing A Daily Email To 1.7mil People?
  • 0:31:45 - “Give Me That Dopamine Son!”
  • 0:34:18 - Ideas From Balaji’s Tim Ferriss Podcast
  • 0:35:30 - “2020 is the year the internet starts”
  • 0:37:14 - Pseudonymity + The Future Of Identity Online
  • 0:45:55 - Bitclout + Moving Beyond Rented Platforms
  • 0:48:51 - “Can I Get A Dollar Son”
  • 0:51:50 - Bitclout, legit or scam?
  • 0:53:07 - “Not Financial Advice”
  • 0:55:28 - Fiat Phan
  • 0:58:25 - US, China + Bitcoin
  • 1:02:32 - Coinbase Going Public
  • 1:08:56 - WeWork Documentary
  • 1:12:48 - Reality Distortion Field
  • 1:17:40 - Difference Between Fyre Fest + Tesla


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Apr 15, 2021
Trailer - Not Investment Advice
4:52

Jack Butcher, Bilal Zaidi & Trung Phan discuss the latest in business, technology & memes.


Episode 0 on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/ZNFxICgbkuY



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Apr 15, 2021