Patrick Stanley is the head of growth at Blockstack.
This episode is a conversation between George Gilder (@ScandalOfMoney), author, investor, writer and economist, Patrick Stanley (@PatrickWStanley), head of growth at Blockstack, and Erik Torenberg, partner and co-founder of Village. It was originally released on The Stacks Podcast presented by Blockstack.They talk about:- Gilder’s Information Theory, and why it is central to everything, including the world economy and biology.- Why Gilder says that “wealth is really knowledge,” why money is not wealth, and why using money as anything other than a measuring stick is one of the biggest economic problems of the past and future.- The problem with the “morbid financialization of the world” and the fact that share buybacks financed by near-zero interest loans from the government have driven economic growth for the last several years.- Why prices are just measures of time.- The importance of community and how to measure it in a society and economy, as well as Gilder’s thoughts on the scourge of materialism. - Why Gilder is skeptical of the potential world-dominating effects of AI and isn’t as concerned about privacy as others are.- Gilder’s critique of the Bitcoin framework.- What Gilder looks for in companies when he “puts his VC hat on.”- The role of the fed, China’s unique economy, trade wars, debt, and the charter cities movement, and much more. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.Venture Stories is brought to you by Village Global, is hosted by co-founder and partner, Erik Torenberg and is produced by Brett Bolkowy.
Join Marty as he sits down with Patrick Stanley, Growth Partner at Blockstack, to discuss Blockstack, decentralizes applications, how Blockstack differs from Ethereum, education in America, and thinking different.  Follow Patrick on Twitter: @PatrickWStanley Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent
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New York, New York, United States of America
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2
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2
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2 hours, 44 minutes
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