7 episodes

Welcome to The Emergence. A podcast of essays, commentary, and conversations on the failed state of a highly centralized and manipulative web and ideas on how to reverse this course to create a future web where the user is in control outside the influence of outside interests.

Whether it is through the lens of the technology, politics, ideologies, philosophies, social orders, or interpersonal relationships, The Emergence will to dig deep to find answers to inspire the building of a connection more representative of the user.

A journey to completely rethink the purpose of information as more of a tool wielded by people to build better societies rather than tools for societies to build better people.

Intro music written and performed by J. Paul Duplantis
Intro music and music bed produced by Vaughn Duplantis

The Emergence J. Paul Duplantis

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Welcome to The Emergence. A podcast of essays, commentary, and conversations on the failed state of a highly centralized and manipulative web and ideas on how to reverse this course to create a future web where the user is in control outside the influence of outside interests.

Whether it is through the lens of the technology, politics, ideologies, philosophies, social orders, or interpersonal relationships, The Emergence will to dig deep to find answers to inspire the building of a connection more representative of the user.

A journey to completely rethink the purpose of information as more of a tool wielded by people to build better societies rather than tools for societies to build better people.

Intro music written and performed by J. Paul Duplantis
Intro music and music bed produced by Vaughn Duplantis

    Discussing Cybernetics with Javier Livas Cantu

    Discussing Cybernetics with Javier Livas Cantu

    A conversation between The Emergence host J. Paul Duplantis and Cybernetician Javier Livas Cantu on the role Cybernetics could play in emerging people more resonantly into society.
    Topics covered:
    *The role of Cybernetics within systems of Politics, Economics, Government, and Labor.
    *Stafford Beer’s Cybersyn project in Chile from the early 1970s.
    *How Cybernetics may be incorporated into future technologies such as Tim Berners Lee’s Solid Framework, Ben Goertzel’s Decentralized Artificial Intelligence, and Vivienne Ming’s Socos Labs.
    *The Shareholder Myth
    *Requisite Variety
    Javier Livas Cantu Youtube Channel
    https://www.youtube.com/c/JavierLivasCantu/videos (https://www.youtube.com/c/JavierLivasCantu/videos)
    Videos discussed in episode
    INTRODUCTION TO LAW, THE CYBERNETIC WAY (V2.0)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASfODwo96tsandt=4168s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASfODwo96tsandt=4168s)
    DEFUND OR DEFEND? Cybernetic analysis of the Police function
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rQATm7zs9o (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rQATm7zs9o)
    TAMING CAPITALISM and WALL St., The legacy of Lynn A. Stout
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=423uKZabmV4 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=423uKZabmV4)
    MARXIST VS CYBERNETICIAN (Richard Wolff vs. Javier Livas)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUj3-1FlXKEandt=18s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUj3-1FlXKEandt=18s)
    THE EMERGENT LIE (How democratic representative government is being distorted)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orzM5jnrHLwandt=17s (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orzM5jnrHLwandt=17s)
    Lynn A. Stout | The Shareholder Value Myth PDF
    https://poseidon01.ssrn.com/delivery.php?ID=632004121085075100125089024065067031022009008003061029091075106119120093102023064111029005054040005038115074124097028020082127042061046087007099000102100124104088096026093073086064089105071067082085092101000095116092110123094026095026066104077024102024andEXT=pdf (https://poseidon01.ssrn.com/delivery.php?ID=632004121085075100125089024065067031022009008003061029091075106119120093102023064111029005054040005038115074124097028020082127042061046087007099000102100124104088096026093073086064089105071067082085092101000095116092110123094026095026066104077024102024andEXT=pdf)
    Cybernetics Macy Conference
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macy_conferences (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macy_conferences)

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 6 - Exploring Human Potential

    Episode 6 - Exploring Human Potential

    Join host J. Paul Duplantis as he discusses Exploring Human Potential while standing next to the Verde River in Cottonwood, Arizona.
    Asking the questions.....
    Is the free market truly exercising the potential of labor?
    What could technology do to tap into this potential?
    What barriers are in place limiting the flow of this potential between people, business, and governments?
    Links- Vivienne Ming Socos Labs - https://socos.org/

    • 29 min
    Technology, direct democracy, and lost potential of a truly engaged electorate

    Technology, direct democracy, and lost potential of a truly engaged electorate

    Essay and correspondence with Tim Berners Lee's Solid Framework team on the possibility of using Solid PODS to inspire Direct Democracy.
    Solid Framework Study for Flanders, Belgium - https://ruben.verborgh.org/publications/buyle_egose_2019/

    • 17 min
    The future of work

    The future of work

    The Emergence host J. Paul Duplantis riffs on ideas on the Future of Work as he walks through the streets of Downtown Phoenix, AZ. He poses the question of what happens when technology replaces human labor while the cost of acquiring skills continues to increase dramatically.

    • 24 min
    Time to clean up the American Presidential debates

    Time to clean up the American Presidential debates

    The Emergence host J. Paul Duplantis reads his essay on ideas for and the importance of cleaning up American Presidential debates.

    • 8 min
    Awareness & Context

    Awareness & Context

    The Emergence host, J. Paul Duplantis riffs on ideas on the importance of building decentralized communication technologies to increase awareness and context amongst users in the discovery of information.

    • 22 min

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