This week we speak with Reid, known more commonly around Urbit as ~sitful-hatred, who runs a blog at subject.network dedicated to making communal knowledge more
This week’s offering is on literature of the Plague. We speak in particular about Camus’ La Peste, with consideration also for Katherine Anne Porter, Boccaccio, and others throughout the canon. Of particular interest: how was disease in literature a vehicle to talk about other facets of the human condition?
This week we’re joined by Dr. Jonathan Paprocki, who explains the current state of quantum computing as well as why it is important for Urbit to consider the ‘quantum apocalypse’ and be prepared for it. We also discuss with him his views on how Urbit might evolve to encompass previously unconsidered forms of anarchic or communistic governance via Urbit’s unique and still-developing network.
This week we speak with Jennifer Dodgson, CEO of Lexikat, a company working to bring low-code natural language processing to businesses. Jennifer is also an expert in the politics of ancient China and is renowned for her translations of The Strategems of the Warring States.
This week we speak with ~winter-dozren, a fourth member of Urbit Asia and buyer and seller of crypto since its early days. We talk to
Disclosure: I took a course from Robert Shiller, which I paid for, and had lunch with him once, which he paid for With Narrative Economics:
Even as an attenuated capitalist I find Hernando de Soto Polar’s The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else
The CFA Institute, the professional organization for investment professionals, announced this week that it would be moving forward with exclusively computer-based testing (CBT) for all
The legacy internet isn’t broken. At least, not yet. It still provides information (for some value of information), entertainment, and social connectivity (so long as
On iTunes In this episode we talk with John Pathfinder Lester (~naltyc-wornes) about running Urbit on small computers. We also discuss the evolution of online