In this episode, you’ll learn what midwifery is all about from a professional midwife who runs a birth center in Northern California. Our special guest Allison Blackham, founder of Mariposa Birth and Wellness, talks about the relationship midwifery has with the healthcare industry, the history of midwifery, the risks and rewards of childbirth, and even […]

In this episode, we spoke with Susanne Tarkowski Tempelhof, founder of Bitnation. Listen to our conversation: Episode notes: What is a nation-state? Globalization and local communities How will Bitnation redefine the nation-state? Security and jurisdiction Government is like an icecream shop Globalization and the preservation of culture The potential for private armies Governments’ roles in […]

In this episode, we discussed the idea of decentralized voting using blockchain technology. Listen: Episode notes: What is Democracy.Earth? Origins of Democracy Earth Foundation Democracy and voting Problem to be solved- Corruption Commercial – DemocracyEarth Ambassador Program How do you prove your identity without a third party? Facebook as an authoritarian regime Trust How the Internet […]

Are you bored? Listen to this. Episode notes:  When are you most bored? Are children more prone to boredom than adults? Inactivity vs. boredom Is boredom related to imagination, motivation, energy? Boredom as a lack of freedom Boredom from entertainment overload Boredom as a source of innovation and creativity Commercial: Bartholomew’s School for Active Children […]

In Episode 19 we had a nice chat with Geoff Parker, professor and author. He shared his thoughts on platform economics—and why they matter. Definitely give this episode a listen and buy his book Platform Revolution. Episode notes: About Geoff What is a platform? Demand, supply, and matching Network effects, two-sided markets, multi-sided markets The […]