#55 Interning at Musk's Neuralink, Blockchain, Making Luck and Studying at Stanford

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Interning at Musk's Neuralink, Blockchain, Making Luck and Studying at Stanford ft. Ananya Chadha

Episode Summary

Ananya has just finished her first year at Stanford and in her spare time, is the youngest intern at Elon Musk's Neuralink specialising in brain/computer interfaces.
In this chat, she reflects on the moments to led her to where she is today, how to increase luck and throws a discomfort challenge open to listeners!
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[00:09:33] Ananya's key life moments

[00:20:35] The role luck played and creating luck

[00:28:57] Discomfort challenges

[00:35:44] Dealing with embarrassment

[00:38:44] Box checking or taking your own path

[00:43:50] What Ananya is working on

Quotes from this Episode:

"So I think about this a lot, which is the following, which is how can I maximize my chances of being lucky in a certain situation." [00:21:08]
"There are so many times where I've sent emails because I felt a little bit of inspiration and 20 minutes later, I'm like, 'Oh, my God, I can't believe I sent that email!' And then they ended up responding positively and I was like, 'Wow, I'm so happy I sent it." [00:41:45]

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