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Palladium Podcast 52: Mike Solana on Learning How to Change San Francisco

Palladium Podcast 52: Mike Solana on Learning How to Change San Francisco

January 9, 2021

Mike Solana joins Wolf Tivy to discuss how San Francisco's governance works, how it has gone wrong, and what he thinks it would take to fix it.

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Palladium Podcast 51: Building a Developmentalist Class

Palladium Podcast 51: Building a Developmentalist Class

January 2, 2021

Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss what kind of economy we want to build, accumulative versus developmental orientations to industry, what classes are actually interested in investing in growth, and the necessity of a class of the state with interests beyond individual finance.

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Palladium Podcast 50: The Posthumanist Hypothesis

Palladium Podcast 50: The Posthumanist Hypothesis

December 24, 2020

Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss Charlie Smith's recent piece on posthumanism and its implications. Other topics include the ways in which a complex society impacts our agency, why the idea of discourse is a mind virus, and thinking of humanity as a hypothesis for life.

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Palladium Podcast 49: Humane Computing with Urbit

Palladium Podcast 49: Humane Computing with Urbit

November 24, 2020

Wolf Tivy and Galen Wolfe-Pauly discuss what's wrong with social media and computing as we know it, as well as a new paradigm for humane computing. Galen is the CEO of Tlon, which runs Urbit, a personal computing server that is designed to give users personal control over their data on social networks and other applications.

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Palladium Podcast 48: The American Ideal of Progress

Palladium Podcast 48: The American Ideal of Progress

November 19, 2020

Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss the concept of progress and whether it should continue to have a central role on American consciousness. Other topics included how far we can distinguish between types of progress and whether it makes any sense in describing the cycles of human civilizations.

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Digital Salon with Nicholas Christakis: Pandemics and Human Nature

Digital Salon with Nicholas Christakis: Pandemics and Human Nature

November 17, 2020

Dr. Nicholas Christakis joins the salon to discuss his new book on COVID-19, extreme crisis, and what we can learn about the relationship between pandemics and human nature.

Dr. Nicholas Christakis is the Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University. He is also Director of the Human Nature Lab and Co-Director of the Yale Institute for Network Science. His research focuses on topics such as biosocial science, behavior genetics, and network science.

He is author of the newly-released Apollo's Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live, in which he explores the impact of the pandemic on our institutions and what lessons it teaches us about our evolved social nature.

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Palladium Podcast 47: The Social Role of Billionaires

Palladium Podcast 47: The Social Role of Billionaires

November 9, 2020

Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss the role of billionaires, how to think about personal wealth, and the inherent tensions between capital and state. They also delve into whether this kind of power can be reconciled with the greater goals of a society.

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Digital Salon with Roman Krznaric: Being a Good Ancestor

Digital Salon with Roman Krznaric: Being a Good Ancestor

November 5, 2020

Roman Krznaric joins the salon from UK to discuss his book, intergenerational thinking, and how we can be good ancestors. His latest book is The Good Ancestor: A Radical Prescription for Long-Term Thinking, coming soon in the U.S. as of November 2020.

Roman grew up in Sydney and Hong Kong. He studied at the universities of Oxford, London and Essex, and gained a PhD in political sociology. He is a Research Fellow of the Long Now Foundation, and founder of the Empathy Museum. His previous books, including Empathy, The Wonderbox, and Carpe Diem Regained, have been published in more than 20 languages.

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Palladium Podcast 46: Samo Burja on Why Regulating Online Speech Is Unavoidable

Palladium Podcast 46: Samo Burja on Why Regulating Online Speech Is Unavoidable

October 30, 2020

Samo Burja comes on the podcast to talk about when it's appropriate to regulate online speech and the proper relationship between state and media.

Samo Burja is the founder of Bismarck Analysis, a political risk consulting firm. He is also a research fellow at the Long Now Foundation. You can follow him on Twitter @SamoBurja.

Palladium Podcast 45: It’s Time to Kill Science

Palladium Podcast 45: It’s Time to Kill Science

October 26, 2020

Wolf Tivy and Ash Milton discuss what we can learn from ancient Greek modernity, the collapse of the scientific mythos, and how both knowledge and statecraft can find new grounds for legitimacy.

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