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Paul Klee’s extraordinary pictorial worlds are the result of a complex artistic development. He received crucial impulses during is travels. These were experiences with a long-lasting impact that Klee documents in diaries, postcards and numerous letters. Five such journeys will provide insights into Klee’s artistic development: from being a student full of doubts to one of the most important modern artists. The podcast "Mapping Klee" follows Klee's tracks through "Italy 1901", takes the arti ...
 
Narratives is a project exploring the ways in which the world is better than it has been, the ways that it is worse, and the paths toward making a better, more definite future. Narratives is hosted by Will Jarvis and Dr.David Jarvis. For more content, transcripts, and show notes, check out narrativespodcast.com
 
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Matt is a writer, researcher, and educator on the economics of innovation at Iowa State University, and a progress studies fellow at Emergent Ventures at the Mercatus Center. In this episode, we talk about innovation, remote work, and speeding up technological progress. You can check out Matt's current project, at https://www.newthingsunderthesun.c…
 
In this episode, I'm joined by James Sinka. James co-founded the On Deck Deep Tech Fellowship with Abhijeet Petra. We talk with James about how to build a Deep Tech venture, what makes a successful founder, how the macro environment influences what kind of startups you can build, and how to build deep tech startups in the real world. You an apply t…
 
Carlos is the CEO and founder of Quaise. https://www.quaise.energy/ In this episode, we talk about how Geothermal and Nuclear are the only energy technologies that have the capability to meet humanity's energy needs, the challenges with ultradeep drilling, and how to create cheap and renewable energy to power humanity into the future.…
 
In this episode, we talk with Katherine Dee aka Default Friend about how the marketplace of ideas is seeded by internet communities.. Specifically, the example of Tumblr feeding attitudes towards social justice on college campuses. We also talk about social atomization and the future of the internet. Katherine blogs at https://defaultfriend.substac…
 
In this episode, we talk with Matt Feeney about his new book, Little Platoons: A Defense of Family in a Competitive Age. We cover the insanity of competitive college admissions, Operation Varsity Blues, the atomization of modern American life, why the nuclear family is important, and what policies are essential for supporting families. Show notes:L…
 
In this episode, we're joined by Suspended reason, Quinn Lewandowski, and Crispy Chicken to discuss anti-inductivity, torque maneuvers, social interactions, inadequate equilibria, Pierre Bourdieu and a whole lot more. You can find Suspended, and Crispy's work at https://theinexactsciences.github.io and https://pfeilstorch.substack.com/…
 
In this episode, we're joined by Lars Doucet. Lars created the video game Defenders Quest. Lars joins us to talk about Henry George, whose work he reviewed in the ACX Book Review contest (which he won!). Lars blogs at https://www.fortressofdoors.com/ More links: Schalkenbach Foundation https://schalkenbach.org Henry George School of Social Science …
 
In this wide-ranging conversation, we're joined by Zak Slayback to talk about America, the Urban/Rural Divide, and Rene Girard. Zak is a venture capital professional at 1517 fund, career coach, and occasional writer. You can find Zak's work at https://zakslayback.com/ Show Notes: Zak’s book How to Get Ahead (Highly recommended!) Nozick’s Anarchy St…
 
In this episode, we discuss trade, war and China with Brendan Cooley. Brendan is a Senior Data Scientist at Big League Advance. He recently finished his Ph.D. in Politics at Princeton. In this wide-ranging discussion, we cover the different schools of international relations theory, building ideal trade policy, and just how likely a great power sho…
 
In this episode, we talk with Don Braben, PhD. Donald Braben is a scientist and author. From 1980 to 1990, he led British Petroleum’s Venture Research program, for which he developed a radical, low-cost approach to finding and funding researchers whose work might redefine their fields. Of the dozens of projects supported by the program, many led to…
 
In this episode, we have Quinn Lewandowski on to discuss his favourite thinker Bertrand Russell, the simulacra levels concept, and how our norms around each level have changed over time. We also discuss why people today have less belief in their ability to solve difficult and complex problems, and what we can do to change that.…
 
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