E1093: Keith Rabois on China’s grand plan, TikTok, Taiwan, Big Tech & more

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Show Notes:
0:00 Start

0:51 Jason intros Keith Rabois and follows up from his last appearance in May
1:57 Keith on the psychological fallout from COVID
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13:43 Keith on TikTok highlighting the fair-trade issue between the US & China, US weak foreign policy playing into China’s grand plan
21:39 Keith’s plan for TikTok: roll it into a public company
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27:12 Beneficial relationship between US & China, can it be unwound? Cheap prices as a pivot point in the relationship
34:30 China using co-dependency as a strategic advantage
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40:41 Will Taiwan face the same fate as Hong Kong? Should the defense of Taiwan be a priority for the US?
47:54 How Trump’s reckless nature could be delaying a Chinese invasion of Taiwan
49:11 Media’s failure to address the re-education camps in China, recent high-profile resignations at large media corporations
59:43 Big Tech hearings: who performed the best? who is the most at risk? what are some concessions that could be made to decrease scrutiny?
1:26:22 Are Big Tech companies overrated as buyers?
1:30:59 Should more companies go public instead of seeking an acquisition?
1:37:07 Trump vs. Biden: best strategies for each to win
1:43:17 Trump’s biggest mistake: not embracing masks early
1:44:54 Thoughts on sports coming back, Tom Thibodeau to the Knicks

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