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I agree with the advice to get a normal-ish but high-paying job, save and invest a lot for around 10 years, then "retire" and think about doing a startup using the skills you have developed.

The craziest thing I would do is a) put my money in an index fund instead of some sort of retirement account, forgoing the tax benefits of a retirement account. And b) keeping a rather short runway.

If you're in the U.S., you can put your money in an index fund within a retirement account with potential tax benefits without any downside. Just open a Roth IR... (read more)

Jason Silva spoke at last year's Singularity Summit.

Ah, thanks, and apologies for not researching further. Perhaps that ship has sailed, then.