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Crisp conversations with critical thinkers at the leading edge of science, technology, politics, and social systems.

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    • Social Sciences
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Crisp conversations with critical thinkers at the leading edge of science, technology, politics, and social systems.

    EP54 Robert Conan Ryan on Boom & Bust Cycles

    EP54 Robert Conan Ryan on Boom & Bust Cycles

    Robert Conan Ryan talks with Jim about Neo Schumpeterian economic theory, booms & busts dynamics, leverage cycles, golden ages, nuclear power propaganda & legislation, 5 paradigms of Neo Schumpeterianism & the emerging 6th organic paradigm, organic vs digital dynamics, the cultural dimension of revolution, culturally constructed & leveraged economies, dematerialization, transhumanist trends, meaning-making process & constructed institutional impact, the value of utopian cycles & revolution synthesis, organic paradigm speculations on Gameb, solar punks, & p2p collaboration. Robert's focus on building multidisciplinary, integral cycle/wave theory, and much more.

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Currents 001: Simon DeDeo on University Censorship

    Currents 001: Simon DeDeo on University Censorship

    In this inaugural Currents episode, Jim talks to Simon DeDeo about speech censorship at elite Anglosphere universities, differing generational perspectives on personal liberty, the coddled mind & postmodern neo-Marxist theories, Simon's platonic cocktail party model, hospitality as a norm, College incentives, alternate metaphors for collective education, and more.

    • 45 min
    EP53 Hanzi Freinacht on the Nordic Ideology

    EP53 Hanzi Freinacht on the Nordic Ideology

    Hanzi Freinacht, political philosopher, historian, sociologist, & author talks with Jim about effective value memes, cultural code, what it means to have high depth, dynamics of cognitive complexity, the changeability of culture & systems, social engineering, compulsion vs seduction, prioritizing subjective states, cultural attractor points & bad attractors, game acceptance vs denial & how they impact game change, relative utopias, a brief overview of Hanzi's six types of politics, and more.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Extra: Memetic Warfare & Pandemic Responses with John Robb

    Extra: Memetic Warfare & Pandemic Responses with John Robb

    In this short extra episode, Jim talks to John Robb about the implication of Defeat Disinfo & how social platforms might respond, memetic armies & street fights, weak political responses to the pandemic, the emerging economic implications of COVID-19, the long-term complexity perspective, wicked risks & robust response methodologies, potential regional US border controls, leaky quarantines, possible break up of The United States, and more.

    • 36 min
    EP52 Steven Levy on Facebook: The Inside Story

    EP52 Steven Levy on Facebook: The Inside Story

    Steven Levy has a wide-ranging conversation with Jim about his new book, Facebook: The Inside Story. They cover Steven's multi-year access to Facebook & Mark Zuckerberg while researching the book, Facebook’s initial denial of impact on the 2016 election, hate speech vs free speech, engagement metric incentives, micro-targeting & political advertising, early days of the company, key players & collaborators, Harvard, telling Zuckerberg personality traits & interests, acquisitions, real-name identity dynamics, company operations & structure, Facebook's COVID-19 opportunities, the future, and much more.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    EP51 Richard Bartlett on Self-Organizing Collaboration

    EP51 Richard Bartlett on Self-Organizing Collaboration

    Richard Bartlett talks to Jim about his experiences with decentralized work & organization, transitioning from game a to Gameb, models for financial solidarity, technology-first vs psychology-first approaches to collaboration, dyad vs crew vs congregation dynamics, competency-based networks, practices vs principles, moving podcasts towards community, activism vs actionism, decision-making methods & conflict management, post-COVID network change potential, fundamentals focus in big change movements, intentions vs competencies, the power of modularity, and more.

    • 1 hr 18 min

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