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We’re as bewitched by the charms of “hold my beer while I…” videos as the next netizen, but if we’re going to make any sort of real progress in understanding our future, we have to devote time to critical thinking.

That’s the premise of our salons, which are an hour packed with ideas and dialogs you won’t find anywhere else. So imagine a Parisian flat cluttered with original Matisse and Picasso canvases, a decanter of absinthe balanced on a Proust manuscript, and pull up a (figurative) chair.

 

AxisOfEasy Salon #20: Brenna Smith: Where does Bitcoin fit in after Nation States embrace digital currencies?

Posted by on Friday, September 4th, 2020 in

This week Jesse and I had the good fortune to welcome Brenna Smith onto the show. Brenna is a writer for Bellingcat and a investig...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #19: Minds.com CEO Bill Ottman and the Knotted Web of Big Tech Hypocrisy

Posted by on Friday, August 28th, 2020 in

This week brought another special guest to the show in Minds.com co-founder and CEO Bill Ottman. We commiserated and traded war...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #18: The Endgame of Financialization Resembles a Philip K. Dick Novel

Posted by on Thursday, August 20th, 2020 in

History is written by the copyright holders. We talked about the dichotomy between scarcity and abundance and how obsolescence ...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #17: Cognitive Conquest and Thinking the Unthinkable

Posted by on Friday, August 14th, 2020 in

We expanded more on Jesse’s concept of The Network State and how it looks to supplant the Nation States of yore. We may be i...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #16: Adam B. Levine – The No-Man’s Land Where Technology and Reality Intersect

Posted by on Thursday, August 6th, 2020 in

It was a pleasure and an honour to welcome Let's Talk Bitcoin's Adam B. Levine to talk about the role of decentralized crypto and ...

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AxisOfEasy Salon #15: Toxic Tech Platforms and Disposable Social Media Stars

Posted by on Thursday, July 30th, 2020 in

This was supposed to be the Geo-politics of Tik-Tok episode, but we never really got to the geopolitics part. Instead we talked a ...

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