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EP76 Max Borders on the Social Singularity

September 07, 2020

Max Borders talks to Jim about singularities, social innovation, dysfunctional politics, democracy, vaccines, decentralization, cryptocurrency, and much more...

Max Borders talks to Jim about how he sees the role of the futurist, optimism, the characteristics of singularities, types of social innovation, collective intelligence, signaling systems & incentives, our dysfunctional &/or out-dated politics, analyzing our democracy, re-embracing local experimentation, fractal governance, dangers of scientism, anti-vaxxers, fast-tracking COVID-19 vaccines, decentralization, non-hierarchical collaboration, financial incentives, cryptocurrency, multiple sovereignties, and much more.

Episode Transcript

Mentions & Recommendations

Social Evolution

Max's book, The Social Singularity

Jim's article, An Introduction to Liquid Democracy

JRS: EP73 James Lindsay on Cynical Theories

Meditations On Moloch

Elinor Ostrom's 8 Principles for Managing A Commmons

JRS: Currents 002: Brian Hanley on Releasing the Vaccines

Brian Robertson of Holacracy

Morning Star

Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux

Max Borders is a futurist, a theorist, a published author and an entrepreneur. He is the author of The Social Singularity and the founder and Executive Director of Social Evolution—a non-profit organization dedicated to liberating humanity through innovation. Max is also co-founder of the Voice & Exit event and former editor at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE).