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Infinite Loops

Business & Economics Podcasts

Sometimes we get caught up in what feels like infinite loops when we try to figure things out. Markets go up and down, research is presented and then refuted, and we wind up right back where we started. The goal of this podcast is to learn how we can reset our thinking on issues that leaves us with a better understanding as to why we think the way we think and how we might be able to change that, to avoid going in infinite loops and thoughts. Hosts, Jim O’Shaughnessy and Jamie Catherwood, hope to offer you a fresh perspective on a variety of issues and look at them through a multi-faceted lens. Including history, philosophy, art, science, linguistics, and quantitative analysis. And help you become a better investor and also a more nuanced thinker.

Sometimes we get caught up in what feels like infinite loops when we try to figure things out. Markets go up and down, research is presented and then refuted, and we wind up right back where we started. The goal of this podcast is to learn how we can reset our thinking on issues that leaves us with a better understanding as to why we think the way we think and how we might be able to change that, to avoid going in infinite loops and thoughts. Hosts, Jim O’Shaughnessy and Jamie Catherwood, hope to offer you a fresh perspective on a variety of issues and look at them through a multi-faceted lens. Including history, philosophy, art, science, linguistics, and quantitative analysis. And help you become a better investor and also a more nuanced thinker.

Location:

United States

Description:

Sometimes we get caught up in what feels like infinite loops when we try to figure things out. Markets go up and down, research is presented and then refuted, and we wind up right back where we started. The goal of this podcast is to learn how we can reset our thinking on issues that leaves us with a better understanding as to why we think the way we think and how we might be able to change that, to avoid going in infinite loops and thoughts. Hosts, Jim O’Shaughnessy and Jamie Catherwood, hope to offer you a fresh perspective on a variety of issues and look at them through a multi-faceted lens. Including history, philosophy, art, science, linguistics, and quantitative analysis. And help you become a better investor and also a more nuanced thinker.

Language:

English


Episodes

Jack Butcher — Productizing Value (EP.51)

6/10/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Jack Butcher, creator of Visualize Value — "The operating system for value creators". We talk about: Follow Jack on Twitter at https://twitter.com/jackbutcher and get Visualize Value products from https://shop.visualizevalue.com/

Duration:01:01:18

Luke Burgis — What Drives Human Desire? (EP.50)

6/3/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Luke Burgis, author of the book 'Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life'. We talk about: Follow Luke on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lukeburgis and get his newly-released book 'Wanting' from: https://lukeburgis.com/wanting/

Duration:01:22:41

Michael S. Falk — A Passionate Advocate For Economic Growth (EP.49)

5/27/2021
For this episode of Infinite Loops, Michael S. Falk, CFA and partner at the Focus Consulting Group joins us. We talk about: Follow Michael on Twitter at https://twitter.com/MSFalk and get his books from Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Get-Work-Future-Michael-Falk/dp/1704375827

Duration:01:04:17

Tren Griffin — Flipping The Script (EP.48)

5/20/2021
In this unique episode of Infinite Loops, Tren Griffin returns to the podcast, but this time as the co-host. Tren asks Jim a series of thought-provoking questions that cover topics like (Jim got a few questions to Tren as well): Follow Tren on Twitter (https://twitter.com/trengriffin) and read his blog at: https://25iq.com/

Duration:01:13:19

Paul Craven — Behavioral Science & Decision Making (EP.47)

5/13/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Paul Craven, an expert in behavioral biases and decision making. In this conversation we discuss: Follow Paul on Twitter (https://twitter.com/CravenPartners) and his website https://www.paulcraven.com/

Duration:01:11:11

Jeremiah Lowin — Embracing Uncertainty (EP.46)

5/6/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops, we speak with Jeremiah Lowin, CEO at Prefect. In this conversation we cover: Follow Jeremiah on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jlowin), and learn more about Prefect at https://www.prefect.io/

Duration:01:19:31

Jesse Livermore – What Now? (EP.45)

4/29/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with OSAM Research Partner Jesse Livermore (pseudonym). In this conversation we chat: Follow Jesse on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Jesse_Livermore), and check out his writing here (http://www.philosophicaleconomics.com/).

Duration:01:19:05

Daniel Jeffries – Questioning Everything (EP.44)

4/22/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Daniel Jeffries, futurist and author. Daniel’s newest book is Mastering Depression and Living the Life You Were Meant to Live. In this conversation we chat: Follow Daniel on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Dan_Jeffries1), check out his writing (https://medium.com/@dan.jeffriescheck), and find his new book here.

Duration:01:13:17

Howard Lindzon – The Larry David of Finance (EP.43)

4/15/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Howard Lindzon, Founder & General Partner at Social Leverage, and Founder of StockTwits. In this conversation we chat: Follow Howard on Twitter (https://twitter.com/howardlindzon), and check out his website (https://howardlindzon.com/)

Duration:01:04:37

Joe Weisenthal - Rapid Fire (EP.42)

4/8/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops, we spoke with Joe Weisenthal, Executive Editor of Digital News at Bloomberg. In this fun and thought-provoking conversation we chat: • NFTs • Bitcoin Believers and its viability • MMT • Robinhood • And MANY more sensitive subjects Follow Joe on Twitter (Twitter.com/thestalwart).

Duration:01:04:17

Bill Brewster – Asking Tough Questions (EP.41)

4/1/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Bill Brewster, investor and host of The Business Brew podcast. In this conversation we covered: Follow Bill on Twitter (https://twitter.com/BillBrewsterSCG) and check out Bill’s podcast (https://www.podpage.com/the-business-brew/)

Duration:01:03:49

Josh Wolfe - Inventing The Future (EP.40)

3/25/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Josh Wolfe, co-founder and managing partner at Lux Capital. In this conversation we covered: Follow Josh on Twitter (https://twitter.com/wolfejosh) and check out Lux Capital (https://luxcapital.com/)

Duration:00:51:01

Alex Danco - Makes A Scene (EP.39)

3/18/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Alex Danco of Shopify. In this wide-ranging discussion we cover: Follow Alex (https://twitter.com/Alex_Danco) on Twitter, and read his blog here http://alexdanco.com/ .

Duration:01:12:32

Anna Gat – Learning Through Discussion (EP.38)

3/11/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Anna Gat, Founder and CEO of Interintellect. In this conversation we covered: Follow Anna on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TheAnnaGat) and check out Interintellect (www.Interintellect.com)

Duration:00:59:58

Max Arbitrage – Healthcare, Investing & Biology (EP.37)

3/4/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with the man behind anonymous Twitter account Max Arbitrage. Max is an investor, entrepreneur, and top mind in the health care industry. In this conversation we covered: Follow Max on Twitter (https://twitter.com/max_arbitrage).

Duration:01:03:51

Lily Francus – Options, Passive & Speculation (EP.36)

2/25/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops, we spoke with Lily Francus, an independent quantitative researcher and creator of the NOPE indicator. In this conversation we covered: Follow Lily on Twitter (https://twitter.com/nope_its_lily) and check out her writing (https://nopeitslily.substack.com/).

Duration:01:14:46

Polina Marinova – The Profile (EP.35)

2/18/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops, we spoke with Polina Marinova, founder, and author of The Profilenewsletter, which covers the masters and experts within various industries. In this conversation we covered: Follow Polina on Twitter (https://twitter.com/polina_marinova) and check out her newsletter (https://readtheprofile.com/).

Duration:01:05:44

Naufal Sanaullah – Macro, Psychology & Charity (EP.34)

2/11/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Naufal Sanaullah, Chief Macro Strategist at EIA All Weather Alpha Partners. In this wide-ranging discussion we cover:

Duration:01:04:02

Tim Urban - Exploring Ourselves (EP.33)

2/4/2021
In this episode we spoke with Tim Urban, founder and writer at Wait But Why? In this super episode Jim and Tim discuss: • The story of us • Managing and taming our biases • Flat earthers and how we’re no different • Overcoming our outdated mental hardware • and MUCH more. Follow Tim on Twitter (Twitter.com/waitbutwhy) and check out his site (waitbutwhy.com)

Duration:01:19:15

Jason Zweig – Psychology, History & Writing (EP.32)

1/28/2021
In this episode of Infinite Loops we spoke with Jason Zweig of The Wall Street Journal, where he writes his famous The Intelligent Investor column. Jason is also the author of Your Money and Your Brain, and the editor of the revised edition of Benjamin Graham''s The Intelligent Investor. In this discussion we cover: The power of writing to learn.Why humans never learn from their mistakes.Jason’s path into markets out of college.The lessons we can learn from the past.And much more Follow...

Duration:01:03:30