140: John McAfee – COVID-19, and the Best Chapter of Life


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John McAfee is a US computer programmer, businessman and fugitive millionaire, who is well known for his antivirus software company McAfee. John McAfee is wanted in the US for various crimes and he is in hiding.

In this episode, Sam and Johnny FD, talk with John McAfee about his life in hiding, his view on coronavirus pandemic and his predictions about cryptocurrency future. Hear John McAfee tells stories from the early days of McAfee antivirus company and how he escaped jail in Guatemala. Listen to the episode till the end to learn what Sam & Johnny FD predict about the future of the economy after the coronavirus outbreak is over.

Where we are:

  • Johnny FD - Sri Lanka
  • Sam Marks - Charlotte
  • John McAfee - Undisclosed Location



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Time Stamps:

  • 00:30 - INTRO: Quarantine update from Sri Lanka and North Carolina
  • 13:45 - Conversation with John McAfee
  • 17:30 - What is a success: a point of view from John McAfee
  • 24:33 - Stories from McAfee company's early days
  • 31:30 - The most exciting chapter of John McAfee's life
  • 34:00 - John McAfee's opinion on coronavirus
  • 36:00 - John McAfee's predictions on cryptocurrency
  • 37:20 - OUTRO: Discussing John McAfee's interview, world economy future after COVID-19 and cryptocurrency potential

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