Episode 41: Tim Urban

Episode 41: Tim Urban

Update: 2019-12-08
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Tim Urban is a popular blogger and the co-founder of “Wait But Why,” a site that discusses a wide variety of topics including picking the right career path, SpaceX rockets, and love. His most recent mammoth work is “The Story of Us,” a re-tracing of how we got to this political moment.

[1:06] The origins of “Wait But Why
[8:39] “Outqualitying” other websites like BuzzFeed and Upworthy early on
[17:14Asking readers for money
[19:00Kurzgesagt
[23:55On “The Story of Us”
[46:39On echo chambers 
[51:13] The possibility of writing about politics

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