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#3 Placebo Exorcism? w/ Conor White-Sullivan and Austen Allred | RADIO FREE ZION
In the third episode of Radio Free Zion, Conor and Austen discuss Elizabeth Holmes' dog, 'unknown knowns', politics as religion, Carl Jung, Fiddler on the Roof, and maintaining perspective when your means grow faster than anticipated.
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#2 The Age of Unlimited Opportunity w/ Jason Crawford, Roots of Progress | RADIO FREE ZION
Jason Crawford is the founder of The Roots of Progress, a nonprofit dedicated to establishing a new philosophy of progress for the 21st century. He writes extensively on the concepts of progress, origins of innovation, the history of the bicycle, and the concept of Minimum Viable Culture.
Formerly, Jason was co-founder & CEO of Fieldbook, a hybrid spreadsheet-database. He has also been an engineering manager at Flexport, Amazon, and Groupon. Jason also previously helped build a biotech supercomputer for D. E. Shaw Research.
#1 Let's Discuss Something New w/ Conor White-Sullivan
Introducing Radio Free Zion with Austen Allred and Conor White-Sullivan.
Topics discussed: The heresy required to discover new things Newton spent 1/3 of his time studying religion, 1/3 studying alchemy, and 1/3 creating Newtonian physics The new tradeoffs introduced with new technology
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Good to Quite Good with potential to be……
This pod is a swiftly flowing conversation where Austen & Conor use what they’ve learned from leading startups to provide context for both how we got to where we are now and where we’re going. And of course, how to get their quicker.
They have a natural rapport that makes listening an absolute delight. From deep dives to now numerous past mistakes, their antidotes and jokes naturally bounce back and forth. (I meant to say “humorous”, but autocorrected to numerous, which may be more accurate. :) )
Austen & Conor are kicking things off right by interviewing the leading force in the new field of progress studies. One might say their beginning with the fundamentals for getting their quicker.
I’ll be watching this closely, as the potential is evident.