✨ DEBRIEF ✨ | Ryan & David’s Unfiltered Thoughts on the Episode
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/120-debrief

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Marc Andreessen was a key player at the genesis of the internet. Chris Dixon is the master of Web3 mental models.

The journey of a16z is the history of the internet—from Web1 builders to Web2 disruptors. And now they stand as core capital infrastructure of Web3.

Having just announced the $4.5B raise of their Crypto Fund IV, as well as their new web3 Podcast, this episode will break the internet… or fix it.

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Topics Covered:

0:00 Intro
5:30 The Internet Problem
13:47 Encryption & Regulation
20:20 What the People Want
26:04 Cathedral and the Bazaar
34:07 Internet History Rhymes
39:46 Net Neutrality
47:15 An Improved Design Space
53:30 Speedrunning Everything
59:24 The Web3 Solution
1:03:55 The Mature Internet
1:11:50 Art and the Internet
1:15:21 Web3 Critics
1:19:15 Political Ideology
1:25:13 Marc’s Advice
1:31:25 Closing & Disclaimers

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Resources:

Marc on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/pmarca?s=20&t=KszkLZCPKDd3zwBLcU0aiA

Chris on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/cdixon?s=20&t=KszkLZCPKDd3zwBLcU0aiA

5 Mental Models for Web3:
https://shows.banklesshq.com/p/-90-5-mental-models-for-web3-chris

a16z’s NEW Podcast:
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Marc Andreessen’s Book Club:

The Mystery of Capital – Hernando De Soto

In Defense of Globalization – Jagdish Bhagwati

Free to Choose – Milton Friedman

Capitalism and Freedom – Milton Friedman

A Conflict of Visions – Thomas Sowell

The Vision of the Anointed – Thomas Sowell

Knowledge and Decisions – Thomas Sowell

Intellectuals and Society – Thomas Sowell

The Managerial Revolution – James Burnham

In Defense of Global Capitalism – Johan Norberg

The Machinery of Freedom – David D. Friedman

God of the Machine – Isabel Paterson

Economics in One Lesson – Henry Hazlitt

Men, Machines, and Modern Times – Elting E. Morison

The Cathedral & the Bazaar – Eric S. Raymond

The Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace – John Perry Barlow
https://www.eff.org/cyberspace-independence

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