Cryptoeconomic Stability & Reserve, with Nevin Freeman

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.

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Matthew Pirkowski
Synthesizing Our Genetic Future, with Andrew Hessel

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 faculty since 2009. His goal is to help people better understand and use living systems to meet the needs of society. To support the podcast, consider donating at: http://patreon.com/catcoherence

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Matthew Pirkowski
God is in the Rain, with Jason Silva

Jason Silva dropped in to discuss the human capacity to transcend our fears and tap into the deep meaning of existence through submission to one's own transformational psychological potential. We also touch upon the poetic aspect of the natural world as a mechanism for channeling peak experiences, and the human desire for immortality through technological means.

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Matthew Pirkowski
Patterns and the Harmonic Web of Life, with Jeremy Lent

In this episode we sit down with Jeremy Lent, author of The Patterning Instinct.

We cover topics ranging from the difference between Eastern and Western perspectives on the essential truths of our universe, to how these differences have led our civilizations down separate cultural paths.

If you're interested in the intersection of Eastern and Western philosophy, and how these paths of development underlie a great deal of what we now take for granted, this is the perfect episode for you.

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Matthew Pirkowski
The Geometry of a Unified Physics, Bitcoin, and Beekeeping with Garrett Lisi

Garrett Lisi is an American theoretical physicist and adventure sports enthusiast. Lisi works as an independent researcher without an academic position. He's a strong proponent of balance in life.

Lisi is known for "An Exceptionally Simple Theory of Everything," a paper proposing a unified field theory based on the E8 Lie group, combining particle physics with Einstein's theory of gravitation. The theory is incomplete and not widely accepted by the physics community.

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Matthew Pirkowski
New Paradigms and Syntonic Evolution with Alexander Laszlo

Alexander Laszlo, Ph.D., is the President of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS).

He was the Founding Director of the Doctoral Program in Leadership and Systemic Innovationat ITBA, Argentina was the Director of the Doctoral Program in Management at the Graduate School of Business Administration & Leadership (EGADE-ITESM), Mexico.

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Matthew Pirkowski
On Coherence

In this episode we take a deep dive into our eponymous concept of coherence. We cover a wide range of topics including the word’s history, it’s role within philosophical definitions of truth, and the role of coherent systems within an accelerating world.

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Matthew Pirkowski
Catalyzing Coherence - An Introduction

What is Coherence, and why is it such a necessary concept? In today’s world of exploding complexity, we require new tools to allow for information to flow between groups holding different perspectives and driven by disparate values. We can no longer afford to fight under the pretense of monopolizing the world’s frame of reference, yet we must find a way to do so that retains the capacity for coordinated problem solving and value creation.

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Matthew Pirkowski