In this episode we start with some stories about famous liars. Then we talk about types of lies. We discuss pathological liars, influence, the dating world, and employment. Commercial: Lie Detector Siren. Are we lying more? Social media, justification, blockchain’s impact, why and when we lie, social pressure.

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 […]

In this third part of our Utopia series, we try to answer the question of how to get to utopia. Episode notes:  From the perspective of inputs How do you make real your utopic vision of the future? Barriers to reaching utopia Types of utopias, e.g., techno-utopia, eco-utopia, agrarian utopia The near future: what can […]

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 […]