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Aug 28, 2012

This episode is a review of the book "The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich" by Tim Ferriss. It is a skype conversation with a group of friends. The ideas that we discuss include:

  • taking mini-retirements and getting out of a one-track career mentality
  • extended travelling
  • testing new...

Aug 20, 2012

This episode is about how you as an individual can help alleviate poverty in a non-political, principled way. It's an economic view of how you can reduce poverty through economic development and the wealth that it generates. Jake presents ideas of the economist Ludwig Von Mises about how you can create economic progress...

Aug 15, 2012

This episode is an interview with Kristov, an application security specialist, about what kind of measures individuals can take to ensure a level of security and privacy for their computers and their online life. In the interview, we cover security and privacy for a range of topics including:
  • email use
  • web...

Aug 7, 2012

The second part of the interview from the Becoming Who You Are Podcast. We talk about a whole range of topics including:

  • The fear of criticism that can come up when putting creative work out there
  • The challenges of being yourself at work
  • The future of The Voluntary Life podcast
  • The difference between abstract business...

Aug 1, 2012

This episode is an interview with Marc de Mesel, who was previously on the show talking about investing in Europe. Marc runs a blog on investing in Europe in dutch and also an investing blog in english.

In this episode, Marc talks about the hidden tax that is inflation. We discuss the difference between official...