Marc Andreessen on Change, Constraints, and Curiosity (Stanford GSB)by Anant Jain
In this 55 minute fireside chat, Andreessen Horowitz's Marc Andreessen touches on a lot of interesting topics:
The importance of books, of thinking from first principles, and problems with that, and why history of Hollywood is fascinating, and its parallels to the Silicon Valley. Also touches on importance of storytelling.
How Marc thinks about learning, and how history plays a role in understanding the future — for instance, with the advent of Self Driving Cars, it's instructive to look at early 1900s and look at rollout of cars in the first place, and how that affected various parts of economy.
Technological change and loss/creation of jobs.
Marc's heroes in the valley: Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, Larry Page, Andy Grove among others, and how he thinks about learning about them.
Importance of engaging with people who dis...
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