about this episode
0:51 – Jason introduces Caterina Fake and gives an overview of her journey over the past 15 years.
2:37 – Caterina explains why she invested in two non-obvious startups like Etsy and Blue Bottle Coffee, and getting involved with Kickstarter.
13:26 – The new podcast “Should This Exist?”, and why Silicon Valley is in the crosshairs.
21:24 – Sharing stories about meeting Mark Zuckerberg, and creating online communities.
29:25 – Thoughts on Instagram and how it has changed social interactions, advertisements and the world at large.
37:05 – Jason and Caterina play “Should They Exist?” – robotics soldiers, CRISPR manipulated babies.
47:25 – Reminiscing about Yahoo, Zima, CD-ROM, and the Internet in its early days.
54:04 – Thoughts on automation jobs going away, and previous job experiences.
1:00:28 – Anti-billionaire rhetoric, and what went wrong with Twitter.
1:10:15 – Thoughts on the Zebra movement, and the Samwer brothers.