The Random Show — Bitcoin Pros and Cons, 2021 Resolutions, Fave Books, Lucid Dreaming, Couples Therapy, and More (#493)

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Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and well-rounded wild and crazy man Kevin Rose ( @KevinRose) rejoins me for another episode of “The Random Program.” In this one we talk about Bitcoin, portfolio rebalancing, energy management versus time management, maximizing our enjoyment of nature, lucid dreaming, couples therapy, healthy Hawaiian venison, and more.

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Past Episodes of the Random Show|The Tim Ferriss Show.
AcroLove Festivals.
Kevins Raccoon Toss|YouTube.
Bitcoins Price History|Investopedia.
Choose Whether Hedging or Shorting Are for You|Dummies.
A “Grey Hat” Guide|Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Mad Max|Prime Video.
Dutch Tulip Bulb Market Bubble Definition|Investopedia.
How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?|Investopedia.
Bitcoin Goes Mainstream as PayPal and Square Embrace Digital Currencies|Barrons.
Real Ventures.
Why Everyone In Crypto Is Talking About DeFi|Forbes.
What is a Stablecoin? Many Comprehensive Video Guide|Blockgeeks.
Tether (USDT)|Investopedia.
Bitcoin ETF? Dont Expect to See One Soon, Say Experts.
2 Overlooked Catalysts for Peloton Stock in 2021|The Motley Fool.
” Dont Sell a Share,” Says Billionaire Even as Tesla Stock Dips|Yahoo Finance.
Banking, Automated Investing, & & Free Planning|Wealthfront.
Looking For Best E-Commerce Stocks To Buy That Are Not Named Amazon Or Shopify? 3 Names To Know|Nasdaq.
Spotify Made Huge Investments in Podcasts– Heres How It Plans to Make Them Pay Off|CNBC.
Investing, Trading, & & Retirement|E * TRADE Financial.
Quicken|Personal Finance & & Money Management Software.
Simplifi by Quicken.
Financial Planning and Wealth Management|Personal Capital.
Coffee Shop De Lambre: Legendary|Tokyo Coffee.
Of Wolves and Men by Barry Holstun Lopez.
Discovering the One Decision That Removes 100 Decisions (or, Why Im Reading No New Books in 2020)|
” If You Love Chocolate …”|Tim Ferriss, Instagram.
One Platform to Work with Social Media|Onlypult.
The Tail End|Wait But Why.
The Mysterious/Unsolvable Zen Koans|Henry Shukman|The Kevin Rose Show.
What Tree Is That? Tree Identification Guide|Arbor Day Foundation.
Shazam for Birds: Three Apps That Recognize Bird Calls|Lifehacker.
12 Apps That Will Turn You Into a Nature Expert|Treehugger.
Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming by Stephen LaBerge and Howard Rheingold.
Huperzine A: Health Benefits, Uses, Side Effects, Dosage, & & Interactions|RxList.
Knowledge, Dreams, Lucidity, and False Awakenings in Buddhism|Tricycle.
Regular Lucid Dreaming Associated with Increased Functional Connectivity Between Frontopolar Cortex and Temporoparietal Association Areas|Scientific Reports.
What Processes in the Brain Allow You to bear in mind Dreams?|Scientific American.
John Smith|Oklahoma State University Athletics.
Creation|Prime Video.
REM Sleep: Why is It Important?|American Sleep Association.
LSDs Impact on the Brain Revealed in Groundbreaking Images|The Guardian.
Is Your Family Experiencing Greater Conflict During a Time of Self-Quarantine?|The New York Times.
The Center for Nonviolent Communication.
Imago Relationships.
CBN vs. CBD: Whats the Difference?|Weedmaps.
The Nations Leader In Cannabis Edibles|Wyld.
Oura Ring.
The Truth About Alcohol and Sleep|The Sleep Doctor.
Physiological Effects of Touching Hinoki Cypress (Chamaecyparis Obtusa)|Journal of Wood Science.
Hinoki Lab.
Native American Indian Coyote Legends|Native Languages of the Americas.
Willy Wonka & & The Chocolate Factory|Prime Video.
” The Suspense is Terrible …”|Tim Ferriss, Instagram.
2021 Storming of the United States Capitol|Wikipedia.
Reality Check: Life Behind Insta-Glam Image of Influencers|The Guardian.
Damion Searls: How Does the Rorschach Inkblot Test Work?|TED-Ed.
The Social Dilemma|Netflix.
The Skinner Box or Operant Conditioning Chamber|Verywell Mind.
My Octopus Teacher|Netflix.
The Last Dance|Netflix.
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution|Netflix.
Hamiltons Pharmacopeia|Prime Video.
The Fog Of War|Prime Video.
Whats the Difference Between Iboga and Ibogaine?|Psychedelic Times.
Dosed|Prime Video.
The Mandalorian|Disney+.
Maui Nui Venison.
Axis Deer rising, Experts Say|Maui News.
The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life by Timothy Ferriss.
Steven Rinella on Hunting (and Why You Should Care), Reconnecting with Nature, Favorite Trips, and More|The Tim Ferriss Show.
Cricket Protein Bars & & Snacks from Cricket Flour|Exo Protein.
High Protein, Low Carb, Healthy, Keto Cereal|Magic Spoon.
Blue Bottle Coffee.
Hu Kitchen.
Mondelez International, Inc
. FL Studio|Wikipedia.
Froot Loops|Kelloggs.
Cocoa Puffs|General Mills Cereal.
Benchmark Capital.
Concepts: Life and Work by Ray Dalio.

Want to hear another episode of The Random Show? Take a look at my last conversation with Kevin in which we talked about wildlife good friends and enemies, the folly of taking on versus Mike Tyson (even in his 50s), sluggish donkeys, universal standard earnings (UBI), breaking the pandemic pajama regimen, wi-fi grills and smoked meats, Zen and the art of Kevin upkeep, how to hike without being hunted, hoity-toity beer, pandemic investing, and more.

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Recollecting about the last time we hung out together pre-COVID.
Thoughts on COVID-era cryptomania, how weve invested in cryptocurrency in the past and present, where we see it headed, and a few of the red flags we might want to keep an eye on. (Reminder: this is not monetary suggestions. This is for informational and entertainment purposes just.)
How weve been rebalancing other properties in our portfolios throughout these particularly unpredictable times, what the lessons found out in 2020 mean for further choices– non-financial and monetary– and why I believe ahead in blocks of 3 years rather than 5 or 10.
Kevin shares what hes found out from spending “a crap heap” of time investigating applications for tracking finances: the excellent, the bad, and the unsightly, and we take a look at the proof indicating that he might have a legitimate monetary control panel fetish.
Why Ive been thinking a lot more about energy management than time management. 1:02:50
The best nonfiction book Ive read in the last 5 years, and reviewing why, in 2020, I chose to read no books that were published in 2020 (and, by extension, be more purposeful about how I invest time in basic). 1:06:12
Kevin and I talk about how were finding out to finest delight in the time we spend in nature– whether this involves listening to audiobooks in real-time (or not at all) or recognizing the sights and noises of the wilderness– and why Im having trouble reacclimating to Austin after a summertime spent in the woods among the black bears, trees, coyotes, and birds.
Exploring the worlds of lucid dreaming, Zen enlightenment, and reality checks. 1:22:46
Ways weve discovered to cope with ourselves and our enjoyed ones (and for them to handle us) during the prolonged quarantine. 1:30:44
Kevins word for 2021, and how hes applying it to consume less than the power of COVID obliges him. 1:44:08
As Kevins alcohol usage goes down, does his edible gummies usage increase? 1:46:50
Kevin raves about the advantages of Japanese Hinoki wood and its oil. 1:49:12
My word for 2021 as an antidote to the seriousness of 2020 and a truth check against the expectations produced by social networks. 1:51:27
Suggested documentaries, movies, and shows weve been viewing this year.
Ideas on healthy Hawaiian venison snacks and hunting.
Food investment forays and last ideas. 2:10:42


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Kevin shares what hes found out from investing “a crap load” of time looking into applications for tracking finances: the excellent, the bad, and the unsightly, and we take a look at the proof indicating that he may have a genuine monetary control panel fetish. Why Ive been believing a lot more about energy management than time management. The best nonfiction book Ive checked out in the last 5 years, and revisiting why, in 2020, I selected to read no books that were released in 2020 (and, by extension, be more purposeful about how I invest time in general). Kevin and I talk about how were discovering to best delight in the time we invest in nature– whether this includes listening to audiobooks in real-time (or not at all) or recognizing the sights and noises of the wilderness– and why Im having difficulty reacclimating to Austin after a summertime invested in the woods among the black bears, coyotes, birds, and trees. It has been chosen for “Best of Apple Podcasts” three times, it is often the # 1 interview podcast throughout all of Apple Podcasts, and its been ranked # 1 out of 400,000+ podcasts on lots of occasions.


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