I am Tim Ferriss, author, angel investor, host of the Tim Ferriss Experiment, and human guinea pig. AMA!
Hey reddit, my name is Tim Ferriss.
I’m best known for the books “The 4-Hour Workweek," “The 4-Hour Body," and “The 4-Hour Chef," and I did my first AMA many years ago to support the education non-profit DonorsChoose.org: https://www.redditgifts.com/blog/view/tim-ferriss-answers-your-questions/ Answers here: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=tim+ferriss+reddit+ama
I’m also an active angel investor and startup advisor; investing early in companies such as Twitter, Duolingo, Alibaba, and advising companies including Uber, Evernote, DonorsChoose.org, and a bunch of others (Most are here: http://angel.co/tim).
Today, I’m excited to announce the full online release of my TV show “The Tim Ferriss Experiment." The show is about me attempting to deconstruct (or teach) various skills: surfing, professional poker, tactical shooting, parkour, languages, etc.—in just one week. I get help from some of the top teachers in the world (Laird Hamilton, Stewart Copeland, etc.). Not all turn out well. Think of it as Mythbusters meets Jackass, and the goal is to show anyone how to accelerate their learning speed. I stumble, get injured, and look really, really stupid a lot, but that's part of the process. Here's the trailer, if interested: http://fourhourworkweek.com/tv
25% of all my launch proceeds are being donated to After-School All-Stars (http://www.afterschoolallstars.org/), an incredible non-profit dedicated to help mentor at-risk youth during the "danger hours" of 3-6pm.
As part of that, you can actually get a personalized motivational video from the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger (seriously). Here are the details: http://fourhourworkweek.com/2015/04/28/tim-ferriss-experiment/
I’m super excited to be here. AMA!
UPDATE: Thanks so much for all of the great questions, guys! I have to run, but I had a great time and will come back to answer some more. I want to be more active on reddit in general, so I’ll see you soon.