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Nevin Freeman - Cryptoeconomic Stability & Reserve

10/10/2018
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Nevin Freeman, founder of the Reserve stablecoin, joins me in this episode to discuss the challenges beset stablecoin creators, and how Reserve plans to outmaneuver the issues that have plagued currency pegs since time immemorial. We also speak about the great responsibility that comes along with introducing financial technologies to some of the world's least stable communities, and how Reserve plans to improve the crypto community at large.

Duration:01:40:35

Ori Brafman - Decentralization in Practice

9/6/2018
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What are the limits of decentralization? How can we conceptualize inclusion in a manner that transcends the partisan divide? Is Burning Man a modern church? Ori Brafman and I discuss these questions and more in this episode. Video: https://youtu.be/yBE_9Xm_jIs Support C2 on Patreon: https://patreon.com/catcoherence

Duration:01:25:15

Ben Hunt

8/31/2018
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Ben Hunt joins me to discuss a wide range of topics, from the game theory of farm life to the dangers of financial innovation, extending to the emerging world of the decentralized economy. Support the show: patreon.com/catcoherence Here are a few of the relevant Epsilon Theory pieces, for background context: Too Clever By Half: https://www.epsilontheory.com/too-cle... When Does the Story Break: https://www.epsilontheory.com/when-do... The Arborist: https://www.epsilontheory.com/the-arb...

Duration:01:15:00

E12 - Synthesizing Our Genetic Future, with Andrew Hessel

8/15/2018
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In this episode, we sit down with Andrew Hessel to discuss the future of synthetic biology. Andrew Hessel is the CEO of Humane Genomics Inc., a seed-stage company developing virus-based therapies for cancer, starting with dogs. He is a co-founder of the Genome Project-write, the international scientific effort working to engineer large genomes, including the human genome. From 2012-2017 Andrew was the Distinguished Researcher at Autodesk Life Sciences. He has been Singularity University...

Duration:01:11:10

E5 - Decentralization vs Centralization: A 21st Century Dialectic ft. Jon Connors

6/19/2018
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In this episode, Jon Connors, Community Development at Starfish Mission, joins us to discuss the tension between centralization and decentralization through the lens of the Hegelian dialectic. Along the way we talk about the Occupy movement, mycelial networks, and self defense. To support the podcast, visit: patreon.com/catcoherence

Duration:00:33:10

E4 - Deep Time ft. Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz of the Long Now Foundation

5/29/2018
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In this episode, we visit Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz at the Long Now Foundation's Interval bar to explore the concept of Deep Time and its relevance to our rapidly accelerating world. As Director of Development, Nicholas advances the mission of The Long Now Foundation by building and fostering relationships with the people and organizations who support the foundation's vision for long-term thinking and responsibility. Nicholas has a broad academic background that spans systems engineering,...

Duration:01:43:50

E3 - Consciousness, Qualia, and Psychedelics with Andres Gomez Emilsson

5/24/2018
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In episode three we speak with Andres Gomez Emilsson, founder of the Qualia Research Institute. In Andres' words: "Once we recognize the computational role of consciousness, and the causal network that links it to behavior, a new era will begin. We will (1) characterize the various values of qualia in terms of their computational properties, and (2) systematically explore the state-space of possible conscious experiences. (1) will enable us to recruit the new qualia varieties we discover...

Duration:02:12:42

E2 - On Coherence

5/22/2018
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E2 - On Coherence by Matthew Pirkowski

Duration:01:33:08

E1 - Introduction, &c.

5/15/2018
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Intro episode of our new podcast, Catalyzing Coherence. Find us @CatCoherence on social channels #CSquared

Duration:00:51:15