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May 8, 2019

Po Chi Wu, Ph.D., is an incredibly accomplished entrepreneur, author, and professor who teaches entrepreneurship at the School of Business and Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.  He has a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University as well as degrees in Mathematics and Music from the University of California at Berkeley.  He is a co-author of the book Agile Innovation and is a former venture capitalist and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley and in Asia.  His family includes several generations of illustrious scholars, one of which was his great grandfather, who was a Hanlin Scholar in the Ching Dynasty.  His father, Ta-You Wu, whose epitaph was “The Father of Modern Physics in China” retired from the Presidency of the Academia Sinica in Taiwan at 88 years of age.

Dr. Wu and I discuss the impact of Social Media and technology on humanity, blockchain, confirmation bias, filter bubbles, capitalism and the role of dopamine in our technology obsession.

Dr. Wu’s blogs can be found at

The music for this episode was recorded using a drum-less track from