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#120 - Austen Allred

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#118 - Marques Brownlee

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#139 - Jay Reno

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#138 - Russ Roberts

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#137 - Startup School Podcast Preview with Kevin Hale

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#136 - Anu Hariharan on Managing a Board

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#135 - Camille Fournier

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#134 - Sarah Nahm and Holly Liu

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#133 - Updates for Startup School 2019 and Office Hours with Kevin Hale

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#132 - Dan Hockenmaier and Gustaf Alströmer

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#131 - Jeremy Rossman

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#130 - Tracy Young and Kat Manalac

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#129 - Simone Giertz

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#128 - Michael Babineau and Kevin Hale

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#127 - Vidit Aatrey and Adora Cheung

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#126 - Chris Best and Jonathan Gill

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#125 - Brian Halligan and Kevin Hale

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#124 - Jarvis Johnson

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#123 - Harry Zhang and Kevin Hale

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#122 - Max Rhodes and Anu Hariharan

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#121 - David Lieb and Gustaf Alströmer

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#119 - Amy Buechler and Michael Seibel

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#117 - Craig Cannon and Adora Cheung

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#116 - Domonique Fines and Cadran Cowansage

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#115 - Mike Knoop and Kevin Hale

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#114 - Karn Saroya

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#113 - Caterina Fake and Kat Manalac

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#112 - Ryan Hoover and Dalton Caldwell

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#111 - Jake Klamka and Kevin Hale

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#110 - Avni Patel Thompson and Kat Manalac

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#109 - Samantha Bradshaw

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#108 - Cindy Mi and Qi Lu

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#107 - Vinod Khosla and Sam Altman

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#106 - Frank Lantz

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#105 - Reham Fagiri and Kalam Dennis

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#104 - Leonard Susskind

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#103 - Michael Seibel

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#102 - Andrew Kortina

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#101 - Brian Donohue

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#100 - Sam Altman

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#99 - Laura Deming

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#98 - Shola Akinlade

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#97 - David Hua and Vincent Ning

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#96 - Mathilde Collin

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#95 - Eli Schwartz

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#94 - Joan Lasenby

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#93 - Peter Reinhardt

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#92 - Ryan Petersen

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#91 - David Zeevi

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#90 - Jessica Brillhart

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#89 - Geoff Ralston and Adora Cheung Discuss Startup School

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#88 - Office Hours with Michael Seibel

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#87 - Elad Gil

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#86 - Jocko Willink and Mike Sarraille

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#85 - YC Partner AMA at the Female Founders Conference

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#84 - João Batalha and Luís Batalha

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#83 - Scott Aaronson

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#82 - Henrique Dubugras of Brex and Anu Hariharan

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#81 - Announcing Work at a Startup

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#80 - Office Hours with Adora Cheung

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#79 - Liz Wessel

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#78 - Simon Benjamin

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#77 - John Preskill

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#76 - Carola Schönlieb

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#75 - Sean Mitchell

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#74 - Linda Xie and Avichal Garg

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#73 - Patrick Moberg and Holly Liu

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#72 - Miles Brundage and Tim Hwang

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#71 - Claire McDonnell and Jennifer Kim on Building an Inclusive Company Culture

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#70 - CoinList Cofounder Andy Bromberg and Ramon Recuero

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#69 - Anne Wojcicki of 23andMe and Sam Altman

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#68 - Cost vs Quality in Edtech - Keith Schacht, Avichal Garg, and Geoff Ralston

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#67 - 3D Home Printing for the Developing World - Alexandria Lafci and Brett Hagler of New Story Charity

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#66 - Breaking Down HackerRank's Survey of 40,000 Developers with Vivek Ravisankar

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#65 - Funding Is an Outcome of Building a Good Business - Porter Braswell of Jopwell

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#64 - Researching Psilocybin's Effects on Depression - Dr. Rosalind Watts

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#63 - The Number One Goal is Getting Started - Avni Patel Thompson of Poppy

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#62 - Dan Lewis, CEO of Convoy, on the Future of Freight

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#61 - Sam Altman on Masters of Scale

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#60 - Startup Investor School Preview with Geoff Ralston

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#59 - Providing Fair Financial Products for the 56% of the US Without Access to Them - Jake Rosenberg of LendUp

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#58 - It's Surprising How Much Small Teams Can Get Done - Sam Chaudhary of ClassDojo

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#57 - Alex Blumberg of Gimlet Media

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#56 - Leah Culver of Breaker and Tom Sparks of YC Answer Your Questions About Security and Podcasting

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#55 - Tim Urban of Wait But Why

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#54 - Growth Office Hours: Round 2

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#53 - Be Wary of Solving a Small, Rare Problem - Des Traynor of Intercom

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#52 - Making Physical Retail as Easy as Opening an Online Store - Ali Kriegsman and Alana Branston of Bulletin

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#51 - There's an Art to Getting Brilliant People to Surprise Themselves - Kevin Slavin of The Shed

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#50 - Growth Office Hours with Anu Hariharan and Gustaf Alstromer

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#49 - Microbes, Robots, and Ambition - Robin Sloan on His Novel Sourdough

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#48 - The Future of Bike Sharing with Ofo Cofounder Yanqi Zhang and Anu Hariharan

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#47 - Baidu's COO, Qi Lu Discusses AI with Daniel Gross

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#46 - Tencent's Chief eXploration Officer, David Wallerstein on WeChat, QQ, and Gaming

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#45 - Building Dota Bots That Beat Pros - OpenAI's Greg Brockman, Szymon Sidor, and Sam Altman

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#44 - Cindy Mi on Building VIPKID, the World's Largest English Learning Platform for Children

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#43 - Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett on Live Video's Struggle for Interestingness

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#42 - Robotics and 3D Printing with Voodoo Manufacturing

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#41 - Experiments in Art and Technology with Artforum Editor Michelle Kuo

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#40 - Content Marketing Tips from Experts at First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz

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#39 - Mr. Robot's Technical Producer and Writer - Kor Adana

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#38 - The More You Communicate with Users, the Higher Chance You'll Build Something They Want - Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt

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#37 - Don't Start a Blog, Start a Cult - Mr. Money Mustache

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#36 - Your Whole Goal Is to Not Quit - Courtland Allen of Indie Hackers

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#35 - The Technical Challenges of Measuring Gravitational Waves - Rana Adhikari of LIGO

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#34 - Elizabeth Iorns on Biotech Companies in YC

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#33 - The Challenges a Repeat Founder Faces

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#32 - Hosain Rahman on The "Defibrillator Experiences" of Jawbone

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#31 - Spotting Ecommerce Trends in Shipping Data – Laura Behrens Wu

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#30 - Artist Lauren McCarthy Will Be Your Home's Brain

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#29 - Jack Dorsey On The Books That Helped Him Succeed

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#28 - Prerequisites for Starting a Company - Phil Libin

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#27 - The CEO Who Pays Employees to De-Locate From the Bay

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#26 - Founders of Science Exchange, Goldbely, and The Flex Company Discuss Fundraising

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#25 - Baidu's AI Lab Director on Advancing Speech Recognition and Simulation

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#24 - Padmasree Warrior on Designing Autonomous Vehicles - With Anu Hariharan at the Female Founders Conference

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#23 - VMware Cofounder Diane Greene with Jessica Livingston at the Female Founders Conference

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#22 - Morgan DeBaun on Reaching 20M Millennials - With Kat Manalac at the Female Founders Conference

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#21 - Emily Weiss on the Insights That Grew Glossier - With Amy Buechler at the Female Founders Conference

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#20 - Making Music and Art Through Machine Learning - Doug Eck of Magenta

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#19 - Blockchain Investing - Olaf Carlson-Wee and Aaron Harris

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#18 - Q&A with YC Partners at the Female Founders Conference

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#17 - Aileen Lee and Kirsty Nathoo at the Female Founders Conference

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#16 - Mark Zuckerberg on How to Build the Future

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#15 - IPFS, CoinList, and the Filecoin ICO - Juan Benet and Dalton Caldwell

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#14 - Ex Machina's Scientific Advisor - Murray Shanahan

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#13 - Scaling Growth - Gustaf Alstromer, Ed Baker, and Josh Elman

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#12 - How Should Business Schools Prepare Students for Startups? - Jeff Bussgang and Michael Seibel

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#11 - At The Intersection of AI, Governments, and Google - Tim Hwang

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#10 - Office Hours with Ali Rowghani

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#9 - Sam Altman and Reid Hoffman - From Startup to Scaleup

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#8 - Rick and Morty Writer - Ryan Ridley

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#7 - Jessica Livingston on How to Build the Future

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#6 - Office Hours with Kat Manalac

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#5 - An AI Primer with Wojciech Zaremba

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#4 - Elon Musk on How to Build the Future

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#3 - The Technical Advisor for Silicon Valley on HBO - Ed McManus

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#2 - Network Effects with Anu Hariharan

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#1 - Hiring Engineers with Ammon Bartram