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The Chivalry Guild is a Twitter account about the theory, history, and aesthetics of chivalry. We're joined by Parker, the creator and author, who explains how chivalry is a theory of Christian vitalism. "Christian men don't have to be bugmen,"
On the surface, Numerai is a crowdsourced and tokenized hedge fund. Below the surface, it's a decentralized truth machine pointing the way to general Artificial Intelligence. They recently released performance metrics for the first time, showin
From a private seminar hosted in the Other Life community. To learn more and follow community events, subscribe to the free newsletter at https://OtherLife.co
A lecture on Albert Hirschman's classic book from 1970. More info below.✦ Read the lecture notes at https://OtherLife.co✦ Subscribe to the Other Life podcast https://plnk.to/otherlife
Paul Town is an author and all-around star of the internet underground. He has a wild life story involving psychosis, alleged arson, and a ton of writing: In 2019 he wrote 3 books of more than 400 pages each. All of his books are self-published
Gritcult is a Twitter anon who's built a small business empire exclusively through Twitter. We talk about getting jacked, how he built his business on Twitter, and how he thinks about content, crypto, cults, and much more.✦ Gritcult on Twitter:
Mark Beylin is a co-founder of Myco, a platform for Web3 social businesses. Mark is also a writer and he has interesting ideas about the intersection of business, social media, and crypto.Mark Beylin and Myco✦ Mark on Twitter: https://twitter.c
Josh Rosenthal is a former academic historian and a specialist in the European Renaissance and Wars of Religion. He's now a serial founder and crypto investor. We discuss parallels between the crypto revolution today and the Renaissance, the Re
Eric Jacobus is a professional stuntman, motion designer, and independent philosopher. He is writing a book called the Art of Violence, about how mirror neurons and mimetic rivalry affect perceptions of violence. We talked about film, how to th
Indian Bronson is a pseudonymous writer and an early employee at Swype. Swype is building pseudonymous payment infrastructure on crypto rails.Swype: https://getswype.io/Indian Bronson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lndian_bronsonOther Life✦ Jo
Gabby Dizon is the founder of Yield Guild Games ($YGG), a decentralized autonomous organization that lends video-game assets to professional gamers for profit. Like a "World of Warcraft guild with a balance sheet." Their serious gamers earn aro
Path started trading crypto when he was 15 and made a ton of money. He's famous for calling the Bitcoin top in 2017 but less known is that he's an OG of the 2015 Meme War and an Urbit bull.We talked about how meme culture informs his trading st
Signs of Life is my weekly newsletter about philosophy and science on the frontiers of internet culture. Subscribe at https://OtherLife.co.This podcast is based on Signs #63: Reality Splitters. We explore... How to find frontiers Mónica Belevan
Mónica Belevan is a Peruvian theorist and crypto entrepreneur. She's the author of a newsletter called Covidian Aesthetics and co-founder of a Web3 production studio called Accursed Share. Her current focus is an NFT project called The Curse, w
Discord for this project: https://discord.gg/W43KSNgWctThe Point DAO group on Urbit: ~winlud-dirnet/point-daoIf you need an Urbit planet, I can give you one at cost of gas fees: https://exit.otherlife.coJames of Zora.co✦ James on Twitter: https
Brom Rector is a Youtuber, podcaster, and venture capitalist focused on the psychedelics industry. We discuss how he launched his creator brand and VC fund at the same time; the current FDA pipeline, which psychedelics are going to be mainstrea
Razib Khan writes the #1 Substack in the Science category. We talk about how to genotype your unborn baby, whether we can increase our intelligence and testosterone with CRISPR, whether Genghis Khan was good actually, how Razib is succeeding on
We talk with the preeminent biographer of Ivan Illich on the life and times of the great Catholic anarchist priest; Giorgio Agamben and the coronavirus; why friendship is the modern form of prophecy, and much more.➡️  Nina Power's course on Iva
Jess Sloss is a lead instigator of Seed Club, an incubator of tokenized communities—communities that use custom cryptocurrencies to align incentives and distribute value among stakeholders.Learn more about Jess Sloss and Seed Club✦ https://Seed
LM Sacasas is a theorist of technology and expert on Ivan Illich. He writes a popular Substack called the The Convivial Society, and recently published a book entitled The Frailest Thing. We're joined by friend of the show Nina Power to discuss
David Fuller is a co-founder of Rebel Wisdom, a media company and community dedicated to ideas and independent sense-making.Rebel Wisdom’s newest course, Sensemaking 101, starts this Thursday. With guest faculty including Daniel Schmachtenberge
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Wolf Tivy is Editor-in-Chief of Palladium Magazine. We discuss Wolf's theory of how a network of outsider seed institutions can reboot the US government; Palladium's aesthetic of Luxury Political Theory; why Palladium is structured as a non-pro
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