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Coffee With Hitler: Writing Poetry and Novels with Steff and Autumn

Steff is a poet and Autumn is a novelist.

10% More Psycho: On Tolstoy, Gandhi, and Christ with Mike Elias of IdeaMarket.io

We discuss the enneagram personality model, my decision to become 10% more psycho, why Mike loves Gandhi, Christian anarchism, and markets for truth.

Building a Village DAO with Andrew Hitchcock of Montanoso

Andrew Hitchock bought 21 acres outside Austin to build a village DAO.

Only God Can Cancel Us: On Immanent Cyberculture with Endproject

At the Other Life x Urbit meetup in Austin, a group of 8 people rocked up wearing black trenchcoats.

Personal Knowledge Management is Bull5h1† — Other Life

Livestream on my essay about why personal knowledge management is BS.

Web3 Gaming is Mostly a Scam with Charlie Smith, Co-Founder of Nifty Island

We discuss what's real and what's not in web3 gaming, and the future of crypto countries.

Alt-Lit and Indie Sleaze Redux with DefaultFriend

We discuss the evolution of "alt lit," the formative experience of "indie sleaze" for millennials, why party photography went out of fashion, and the gathering wave of...

Building DAOs on Urbit with Holium & The Combine

We discuss the imminent future of DAOs on Urbit with the founder of Holium (~lomder-librun) and Anthony (~poldec-tonteg) from the Urbit-focused startup accelerator The...

Human Forever with James Poulos

James Poulos is a Tocqueville scholar who wrote The Art of Being Free (2017) and Human Forever (2021).

Riva Tez on Epistemological Freedom: Feyerabend, Science Funding, and How to Do Whatever You Want

Riva Tez wants to fund epistemological anarchy in science.

The Improvement Illusion and the Dying NYRB

Why waiting to write down your ideas will not make them better, and why the NYRB will be dead within 16 years.

Milady, Angelicism, and the Imperceptible Country

On the first accelerationist NFT project, my review of Angelicism, and turning Other Life into a sovereign country

Quantum Computing and Anarcho-Communist Swarm Intelligence with Jonathan Paprocki | The Urbit Series

Dr. Jonathan Paprocki is a specialist in topological quantum compiling and an Urbit engineer interested in swarm intelligence, Internet of Things, and anarcho-communis...

Demystifying the Politics of Urbit Governance with Anthony Arroyo of The Combine | The Urbit Series

Anthony Arroyo runs The Combine, a startup incubator for startups building on Urbit.

Alien Invasions From the Future with Sam Frank, Writer and Galaxy Owner | The Urbit Series

Sam Frank has written for Harper's and The New Yorker, but he was also an early buyer of Ethereum because Vitalik "looked like an alien."

How the CCRU Predicted Crypto and DeFi

A short lecture on "Review of CCRU's Digital Hyperstition" in the book Writings 1997-2003.

Urbit, Blockchains, and the Next Billion Users with Ted Blackman, Engineer at Tlon | The Urbit Series

Ted Blackman is a senior engineer at Tlon and one of the most advanced Urbit engineers in the world.

Materials for a Theory of the E-Girl with Soph and **** of Remilia Collective | The Urbit Series

Soph, aka praxisbaby, is a niche microcelebrity e-girl from the GenZ wing of the Weird Theory twitterverse.

The Most Correct Computer (How Urbit Wins) with Philip Monk, CTO of Tlon | The Urbit Series

Philip Monk co-authored the Urbit whitepaper with Curtis Yarvin back in 2016.

Building Web3 Products on Urbit with Nico Arqueros of dcSpark | The Urbit Series

Nico Arqueros is the CEO of dcSpark, a startup that's recently launched two products built on Urbit.

"Rationalists Are a Bunch of Queers" with Wet Brain | The Urbit Series

Honor Levy and Walter Pearce host the podcast Wet Brain.

The 100-Year Computer with Galen Wolfe-Pauly | The Urbit Series

Galen Wolfe-Pauly is the CEO of Tlon.

The Only Dignified Computer with Tirrel Corporation | The Urbit Series

The Tirrel corporation is a startup building payment rails for Urbit.

The Most Beautiful Computer with Édouard Urcades | The Urbit Series

Édouard Urcades is a designer at Tlon.

Chivalry, Christian Vitalism, and Building a Theory Brand on Twitter with Parker from Chivalry Guild

The Chivalry Guild is a Twitter account about the theory, history, and aesthetics of chivalry.

Truth Machines Against the Gerontocracy with Richard Craib of Numerai

I talk with Numerai founder Richard Craib about finance and truth, the regulation of crypto, how to raise money for crazy ideas, how to persist on crazy ideas, the fut...

The Bitcoin Whitepaper, Nick Land, and Kant

From a private seminar hosted in the Other Life community.

Exit, Voice, and Loyalty by Albert Hirschman (Lecture)

A lecture on Albert Hirschman's classic book from 1970.

The Internet is a Schizophrenia Simulator with Paul Town

Paul Town is an author and all-around star of the internet underground.

Get jacked, build a cult, and get $$$ with Gritcult

Gritcult is a Twitter anon who's built a small business empire exclusively through Twitter.

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