Episode 36 - Creator and Created, a Conversation

As the creator of something, do you give it life? As a fiction writer, does a story acquire a life of its own? As a software programmer, do you sometimes feel that what you’re creating has something to teach you? Is your creation of any sort just something you do and have done, or do you nurture it and query it about what it ...

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Episode 35 - Open Source, Debian and FreedomBox, with Jonas Smedegaard

Jonas Smedegaard has been part of the central team that maintains the Debian operating system for many years. Debian is a very important part of the open source ecosystem with a core team of about a thousand, with tens of thousands of contributors. Many other projects benefit from the work done by the Debian community. In th...

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Episode 34 - On Writing and Research, with Robert Worstell

My old friend and sometimes co-host, Robert Worstell, returns and we explore the topic of research, especially from the angle of learning how to write fiction, and writing in general. Over the years Robert has rolled up his sleeves and plunged into many subject areas to establish for himself what the underlying principles ar...

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Episode 33 - The Meritocracy Chronicle (Log 1, Entry 1)

The Meritocracy Chronicle will be a regularly recurring segment, dedicated to discussing and documenting the evolution of the game SFEOS and the principles of crowd founding. See links below for more details on both SFEOS and Crowd Founding. The term meritocracy can have a variety of connotations and meaning, depending upon ...

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Episode 32 - A Case for EOS, with Chadrick Mahaffey

As promised in the last episode, Chadrick Mahaffey shares his presentation about EOS, the history behind it, the value proposition and why he is bullish on its mass adoption. This is far from an exhaustive and authoritative treatise. It maybe even leaves one with more questions than answers. But it is a good foothold about t...

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Episode 31 - Game World, Real World, Life, with Chadrick Mahaffey

Chadrick Mahaffey and I introduce you to SFEOS, a project that he originated and is shepherding, that I and others are helping along. SFEOS is a lot of things at once: It’s a game that is fun, that engages players in adventure and economics and social organization in the game universe. It’s a project that is developed, adv...

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