E579: Founder Bryan Johnson sold Braintree to build an extraordinary world with OS Fund and next-level synthetic biology, A.I., space tools, transportation, and more

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about this episode

When Founder Bryan Johnson sold Braintree to eBay in 2013, he decided to build something extraordinary to make the world a better place. So he founded OS Fund to invest in early-stage science companies working on solutions to our planet’s biggest problems, in the fields of synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, space tools, transportation. What’s more, Bryan just created an open-source playbook for others to do the same — one that demystifies investing in science so that more needed dollars can find these important companies. Bryan and Jason have an amazing conversation that spans science discoveries, religion, ideology, investment challenges and opportunities, our greatest societal threats, the latest in life extension, what’s really going on in A.I., paying it forward, striving for peaceful co-existence, nuclear weapons, and (naturally) a sushi bet involving manned drones. Don’t miss this!

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