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Humanity stands at a crossroads. We face a myriad of existential challenges, yet we are closer than ever to realizing the dream of global flourishing. Finding the right path forward has never been more consequential.

ReRoute is a podcast about creatively navigating around disaster and towards a brighter future.

Join us as host Gavan Wilhite and a series of cultural and technological visionaries explore new systems and stories for brightening our shared path forward.

REROUTE.FM Gavan Wilhite

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Humanity stands at a crossroads. We face a myriad of existential challenges, yet we are closer than ever to realizing the dream of global flourishing. Finding the right path forward has never been more consequential.

ReRoute is a podcast about creatively navigating around disaster and towards a brighter future.

Join us as host Gavan Wilhite and a series of cultural and technological visionaries explore new systems and stories for brightening our shared path forward.

    Technological Risk & Reward

    Technological Risk & Reward

    In this episode, we speak with Jeffrey Ladish. Jeffrey wears many hats. He is variously a biologist, a cybersecurity and biosecurity consultant at Stanford University, and the founder of Gordian Research, which provides operational security and select biosecurity consulting services.
    Jeffrey and Gavan get meta/nerd out on the dual-use model of risk assessment for emerging technologies, discuss the lab origin theory for SARS-CoV-2, and Jeffrey offers some best-practices for your own personal security.
    Producer Nick's toe sticks out momentarily from behind the curtain.
    >> ACTIVATIONS > LINKS AND REFERENCES
    https://twitter.com/trvrb?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor (Trevor Bedford's Twitter)
    https://www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/ (Future of Humanity Institute)
    https://www.ecohealthalliance.org/ (The Eco Health Alliance)
    https://nextstrain.org/ (Nextstrain.org)
    https://www.microcovid.org/ (MicroCovid Project)
    https://www.yubico.com/ (Yubikeys)

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Designing Desire & the Post-Work City

    Designing Desire & the Post-Work City

    In this episode, we speak with Eric Wycoff Rogers. Eric is a scholar, organizer, designer, and artist currently based in Cambridge in the UK. We touch on their project Critical Hedonism(s), which seeks to transform how society distributes pleasure and care, and talk about redesigning cities in an increasingly post-work world; among many other interesting topics. We probably (definitely) nerd out about Cyberpunk 2077.
    >> References
    https://postwork.city/ (Post-Work City)
    http://ericwycoffrogers.com/ (Eric's Personal Web Site)
    http://www.criticalhedonisms.com/ (Critical Hedonism(s))

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Politics of Reason

    The Politics of Reason

    In this episode of ReRoute, we speak with Sean Faircloth. Sean is a writer, an attorney, and a politician. Sean has authored both books and articles, served as State Senator, House Majority Whip, and as the Mayor of Bangor, Maine. He is also the founder of the Maine Discovery Museum. We speak about ethical capitalism, religious exemptions in government, the dangers of modern authoritarianism, and why you should consider getting involved in politics.
    >> Activations
    https://www.au.org/ (Americans United for the Separation of Church and State)

    • 1 hr 12 min
    This Ten Thousand Year Moment

    This Ten Thousand Year Moment

    In our inaugural episode, we speak with philosopher and Director of Development for the Long Now Foundation Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz. We touch on topics ranging from finite vs. infinite games, our relationship to technology, and how to build and sustain multi-generational institutions.
    >> Activations > Links and References
    https://longnow.org/ (The Long Now Foundation)
    https://www.onassis.org/channel/apply-degger-podcast-simon-critchley (Apply-Degger with Simon Critchley)
    https://longnow.org/seminars/02015/jan/27/pace-layers-thinking/ (Discussion About Pace Layers)
    https://simonsinek.com/product/the-infinite-game/ (The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek)
    https://www2.hawaii.edu/~freeman/courses/phil394/The%20Question%20Concerning%20Technology.pdf (The Question Concerning Technology by Martin Heidegger)
    https://www.amazon.com/Being-Harper-Perennial-Modern-Thought/dp/0061575593 (Being and Time by Martin Heidegger)
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-kind-of-dinosaur-is-godzilla-45639768/ (What Kind of Dinosaur Is Godzilla?)

    • 1 hr 27 min
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    Humanity stands at a crossroads. We face a myriad of existential challenges, yet we are closer than ever to realizing the dream of global flourishing. Finding the right path forward has never been more consequential.
    ReRoute is a podcast about creatively navigating around disaster and towards a brighter future.
    Join us as host Gavan Wilhite and a series of cultural and technological visionaries explore new systems and stories for brightening our shared path forward.
    Stay tuned for our first episodes on 5/1/21!

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Nvahdkbsc ,

Great Conversations

These are exactly the kind of conversations I want to hear more of. Very glad that this podcast exists.

Reviewerman Making Reviews ,

Reroute humanity to a better path

I like it! Not a podcast about the big problems in the world but about big solutions. Hopefully they can tackle population growth in a future episode.

willhhawkes ,

Insightful AND Entertaining

These are the conversatins we need to have. Keep em coming guys!

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