The Knowledge Project

The Knowledge Project

“This show is unique in that it actually delivers on what others promise.
It's interesting and practical in a way that is unobtrusive.”
— iTunes Review


The Knowledge Project is a podcast where Shane Parrish and his guests deconstruct actionable strategies that help you make better decisions, avoid stupidity, and live a better life. From business to wine and everything in-between — we cover it all. Have questions or a topic you’d like to see covered on the show? Hit reply to our weekly newsletter and let me know.


Episode 1: Michael Mauboussin on Intuition, Experts, Technology, and Making Better Decisions

Episode 2: Michael Lombardi on Decision Making, The Four Elements of Leadership, The Difference Between Good and Bad Coaches

Episode 3: Sanjay Bakshi on Reading, Mental Models, Worldly Wisdom, and Investing

Episode 4: Jason Zweig on Writing, Risk, and Why Historical Perspectives Matter

Episode 5: Chris Dixon on Why Companies Fail, The State of Venture Capital, Artificial Intelligence

Episode 6: Philip Tetlock on The Art and Science of Prediction

Episode 7: Venkatesh Rao on The Three Types of Decision Makers, Mental Models, and How to Process Information

Episode 8: Julia Galef on Becoming More Rational, Changing Minds, and Filtering Information

Episode 9: Alexander Shelley on The Architecture of Music, The Popularity of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, & The Necessity of Music

Episode 10: Ryan Holiday on Reading, What it Means to be a Stoic, and How to Take Notes

Episode 11: Véronique Rivest on How Sommelier's Taste, The 20 Minute Rule, Starting a Wine Group and So Much More

Episode 12: Pedro Domingos on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Episode 13: Morgan Housel on Investing and Life.

Episode 14: Samuel Arbesman on Complex Adaptive Systems and the Difference between Biological and Physics Based Thinking

Episode 15: Field Trip (Greece) Part's one and two.

Episode 16: Naval Ravikant on Reading, Happiness, Systems for Decision Making, Habits, Honesty and More

Episode 17: Rory Sutherland on The Psychology of Advertising, Complex Evolved Systems, Reading, Decision Making