Bryan Johnson rewrote his story as someone coming from a family with financial hardships and drug addiction problems, to founding Braintree and selling it to PayPal for $800 million dollars. Even more inspiring than his past is his belief in our future as humans. Bryan talks about rewriting the human brain through his company Kernel and why the future depends on it on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.
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Bryan talks about the start his calling to help the world. [3:25].
Tom and Bryan discuss the future of our relationship with A.I. [10:55]
Bryan explains the value of privacy in our fast-growing digital world. [21:10]
Bryan touches on his journey through and out of his decade of depression. [34:20]
Bryan shares how to positively influence a child’s belief system. [43:35]
Bryan reveals the impact he wants to have on the world. [49:09]
“There was one question that mattered to me among all, which was, how could I create the most value for the species? It was the only question that I cared about. I didn’t care about making money, I didn’t care about retiring at 65. It was just that single question that led me on the path that I went on.” [3:45]
“I love life. I love playing the game of life. I don’t want that to stop, so if I see something that’s going to potentially stop my gameplay, I identify it. Like, hey, that thing needs to be solved. I don’t know how we could be oriented any other way.” [33:53]
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BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
The Rational Optimist — http://amzn.to/2IkPHlu [28:46]
CONCEPTS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Confirmation Bias — http://bit.ly/21wk53b [12:50]
Familiarity Bias — http://bit.ly/2ImGkSl [12:54]
Moore’s Law — http://bit.ly/2mkjr7O [29:20]
COMPANIES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Braintree — http://bit.ly/1kDwICV [1:51]
Kernel — http://bit.ly/2zTm4ak [2:27]
OS Fund — http://bit.ly/2DnFrFp [2:30]
PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
James Carse — http://bit.ly/2HvZXX4 [33:24]