Episode Number: 1064
Episode Guest: Eddie Huang and Jessica Rosenworcel
Original Airdate: January 15, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace, Square Cash, Onnit
Guest Bio: Eddie Huang is a restaurateur, food personality, sandwich hacker, former lawyer, and the host of Huang’s World on Viceland. Jessica Rosenworcel is an American lawyer who currently serves as a member of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
Topics Discussed: Why are people concerned with net neutrality; Ajit Pai; Fighting for Air book; should people be concerned about sites being blocked by their ISPs; will the net neutrality repeal lead to more ISPs, more competition, and lower prices; most households only have one or two options for internet service; net neutrality will hinder entrepreneurship; she’s not giving up the fight for net neutrality; senators are fighting to reverse net neutrality; people are not happy with net neutrality being repealed; Hawaii missile alert panic; Letter From a Birmingham Jail book; A Modest Proposal book; 2Pac’s Me Against the World album; Eddie started writing a blog which led him to where he is today; we need to look at the internet as something different from other services; there’s more good than bad to the internet; who are the people who are against net neutrality; net neutrality was put to paper in 2005 when a republican was running the FCC; why did Ajit Pai want to eliminate net neutrality; entrepreneurs have to be concerned; tribalism is deteriorating communication in Washington; Trump is placing an emphasis on businesses and not the people; what people can do to fight for net neutrality; Joe has reversed his opinion on universal basic income; people who were influential in creating the modern internet are against repealing net neutrality; the internet allows people to explore and follow their passions; Joe has a knife made from a meteor by Maumasi Fire Arts; if you can make things and sell them, the internet allows you to do this; do what you’re passionate about; failure is important and everyone fails; trying to become a better person; sports are humbling for Eddie; pushing through discomfort; mental strength; be comfortable being uncomfortable; Eddie talks about fighting; martial arts is a vehicle for developing human potential; Jessica talks about growing up in Connecticut; (1:00:00) Joe talks about his Boston accent; Eddie thinks Joe should run for president; America is based on competition; life is about shared moments and experiences with other people; boxing talk; information is food for the mind; imagine if you could only order food from a couple of places; online food delivery services; Uber and Lyft has changed how people think of transportation; websites should be designed for mobile devices; the podcast world is extremely diverse; Laura in the Kitchen; we don’t need internet regulation, just a bit of oversight; the dissolving of net neutrality favors big businesses; she is optimistic that net neutrality won’t be repealed; how she came to work for the FCC; cryptocurrencies; blockchain talk; maintaining our history in the digital world; voting online/making voting easier; more voting talk; people need to know what they’re voting for; testing people to see whether they can vote intelligently; more universal basic income talk; people work too much; escaping the grind and being your own boss; comfort is a weakness; growth and comfort don’t go together; Eddie talks about gambling/playing blackjack; she suggests people make a ruckus about supporting net neutrality.
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