Episodes

June 3, 2021

Luke Burgis — What Drives Human Desire? (EP.50)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Luke Burgis, author of the book 'Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life'. We talk about: Needs vs. Desire The current state of social media 'Celebristan' and 'Freshmanistan' How …

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May 27, 2021

Michael S. Falk — A Passionate Advocate For Economic Growth (EP.49)

For this episode of Infinite Loops, Michael S. Falk, CFA and partner at the Focus Consulting Group joins us. We talk about: Different careers in Finance Succession Planning Michael's books on sustainable economic growth ALS Luck, Resilience,...

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May 20, 2021

Tren Griffin — Flipping The Script (EP.48)

In this unique episode of Infinite Loops, Tren Griffin returns to the podcast, but this time as the co-host. Tren asks Jim a series of thought-provoking questions that cover topics like (Jim got a few questions to Tren as well): …

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May 13, 2021

Paul Craven — Behavioral Science & Decision Making (EP.47)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Paul Craven, an expert in behavioral biases and decision making. In this conversation we discuss: What behavioral science is Building trust and relationships Temporal discounting and reframing Managing...

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May 6, 2021

Jeremiah Lowin — Embracing Uncertainty (EP.46)

In this episode of Infinite Loops, we speak with Jeremiah Lowin, CEO at Prefect. In this conversation we cover: Overcoming inertia When information challenges your beliefs Choosing the right words for expression Narratives and decision-making...

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April 29, 2021

Jesse Livermore – What Now? (EP.45)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with OSAM Research Partner Jesse Livermore (pseudonym). In this conversation we chat: MMT and valuations Bitcoin: Bull & Bear Cases Transactional valuation Intrinsic valuation Managing future crises And...

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April 22, 2021

Daniel Jeffries – Questioning Everything (EP.44)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Daniel Jeffries, futurist and author. Daniel’s newest book is Mastering Depression and Living the Life You Were Meant to Live. In this conversation we chat: The multiverse Why Dan wrote his …

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April 15, 2021

Howard Lindzon – The Larry David of Finance (EP.43)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Howard Lindzon, Founder & General Partner at Social Leverage, and Founder of StockTwits. In this conversation we chat: Why Howard is Larry David The reasons he launched a SPAC How SPACs …

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April 8, 2021

Joe Weisenthal - Rapid Fire (EP.42)

In this episode of Infinite Loops, we spoke with Joe Weisenthal, Executive Editor of Digital News at Bloomberg. In this fun and thought-provoking conversation we chat: • NFTs • Bitcoin Believers and its viability • MMT • Robinhood...

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April 1, 2021

Bill Brewster – Asking Tough Questions (EP.41)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Bill Brewster, investor and host of The Business Brew podcast. In this conversation we covered: How Bill’s investment career took shape. The tragic story of Bill’s relative. Important questions on...

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March 25, 2021

Josh Wolfe - Inventing The Future (EP.40)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Josh Wolfe, co-founder and managing partner at Lux Capital. In this conversation we covered: The acceleration of technological change. Inflation, the dollar, and crypto. Macro and geopolitical risk. ...

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March 18, 2021

Alex Danco - Makes A Scene (EP.39)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Alex Danco of Shopify. In this wide-ranging discussion we cover: How to create a scene Great scenes and movements from history The Canadian startup market The Pepsi/Coke blind taste test And …

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March 11, 2021

Anna Gat – Learning Through Discussion (EP.38)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Anna Gat, Founder and CEO of Interintellect. In this conversation we covered: Power of conversation The Salons that Anna runs The importance of framing Communication differences in genders Fostering...

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March 4, 2021

Max Arbitrage – Healthcare, Investing & Biology (EP.37)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with the man behind anonymous Twitter account Max Arbitrage. Max is an investor, entrepreneur, and top mind in the health care industry. In this conversation we covered: Game theory and modern markets …

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Feb. 25, 2021

Lily Francus – Options, Passive & Speculation (EP.36)

In this episode of Infinite Loops, we spoke with Lily Francus, an independent quantitative researcher and creator of the NOPE indicator.

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Feb. 18, 2021

Polina Marinova – The Profile (EP.35)

In this episode of Infinite Loops, we spoke with Polina Marinova, founder, and author of The Profilenewsletter, which covers the masters and experts within various industries.

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Feb. 11, 2021

Naufal Sanaullah – Macro, Psychology & Charity (EP.34)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Naufal Sanaullah, Chief Macro Strategist at EIA All Weather Alpha Partners. In this wide-ranging discussion we cover: How Naufal navigated markets at the start of COVID-19. Leveraging Twitter for...

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Feb. 4, 2021

Tim Urban - Exploring Ourselves (EP.33)

In this episode we spoke with Tim Urban, founder and writer at Wait But Why? In this super episode Jim and Tim discuss: • The story of us • Managing and taming our biases • Flat earthers and how we’re …

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Jan. 28, 2021

Jason Zweig – Psychology, History & Writing (EP.32)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Jason Zweig of The Wall Street Journal, where he writes his famous The Intelligent Investor column. Jason is also the author of Your Money and Your Brain, and the editor of …

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Jan. 21, 2021

Mayor Francis Suarez – The Miami Elevator Pitch (EP.31)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Francis Suarez, Mayor of Miami. In this wide-ranging discussion we cover social media and public policy, incentivizing businesses to move to Miami, and much more.

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Jan. 14, 2021

Dan Runcie – The Business of Hip-Hop & Music (EP.30)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Dan Runcie, author of the popular newsletter Trapital, which focuses on hip-hop business trends. Our conversation covers: Apple vs. Spotify Music as an investment asset Unique revenue streams for...

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Dec. 31, 2020

Brian Roemmele – The Intelligence Amplifier (EP.29)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Brian Roemmele, aka “The Voice Expert”. Our long and in-depth conversation covers: The rise of Voice systems like Alexa The future of voice, AI, and knowledge Brian’s exciting invention...

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Dec. 24, 2020

Pete Weishaupt – The Golden Age for Creators (EP.28)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Pete Weishaupt. Our conversation with Pete covers: Starting an e-commerce business Running cheap experiments How to leverage Twitter Behavioral economics And much more Follow Pete () on Twitter, and...

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Dec. 17, 2020

Alex Danco – Shopify, SPACs & Status (EP.27)

In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Alex Danco of Shopify. In this wide-ranging discussion we cover: Alex’s first 6 months at Shopify Social Capital & SPACs How Twitter has changes status networks The rise of e-commerce Can …

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