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 […]