Feb 23, 2022
E61| Value & Exchange, w/ Matthew Pirkowski
Play • 1 hr 37 min
This is a conversation about the nature of value, wealth and exchange in consideration of the paradigm shifting digital communications platforms we’re almost all inexorably tied to. It begins with my asking Matthew how he thinks about the nature of thinking itself, and also about what matters in life. Support this work on Patreon @ https://patreon.com/voicecraft Show notes @ https://voicecraft.io/e61-value-exchange-w-matthew-pirkowski Matthew Pirkowski is a philosopher with keen insight into humanity's relationship to an accelerating digital age. Connect with Matthew at https://twitter.com/MattPirkowski A selection of Matthew's publications at https://medium.com/@matthewpirkowski Connect with Tim at https://twitter.com/tim_adalin --- Timestamps: 02:12 - What is thinking and how does Matthew think? 06:15 - On what matters, values and interaction 12:54 - On Twitter and the emergent shadow of the collective unconscious 21:37 - Digital communication, sensemaking and existential risk 30:56 - Powerful media, foolish motion 35:35 - Towards a more adaptive collective intelligence and epistasis 44:17 - Considering value and exchange in the context of new representational structures 1:08:11 - Money, wealth, fungibility and non-fungibility in the emergent digital landscape 1:22:21 - Hopes for the future
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