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Wrench In The Gears

Wrench In The Gears

By Alison McDowell

Transmuting the emergent digital empire through an examination of social impact finance, behavioral economics, mixed reality, Web 3, and synthetic biology.
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Flow Life Part 4 - Property Technology and Web3 Space Colonies with Cliff Gomes

Wrench In The GearsMar 15, 2023

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Moving Beyond Carbon - How About Peace Corps Recovery Centers? Camelot Corner

Moving Beyond Carbon - How About Peace Corps Recovery Centers? Camelot Corner

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvRicYbX_CU

May 28, 202303:56:50
Courting "Lover Earth" With Cybernetic Community Currencies - Camelot Corner

Courting "Lover Earth" With Cybernetic Community Currencies - Camelot Corner

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ffWRhmzoi8

May 28, 202303:47:35
Scientology, Snow White, and SSRIs - Camelot Corner

Scientology, Snow White, and SSRIs - Camelot Corner

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FLhv02cyNc

May 28, 202302:17:53
Correcting The Record And The Tokenized Commons

Correcting The Record And The Tokenized Commons

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkIesGovxSo

May 28, 202302:39:25
Green Pilling CHD With Pro-FreeDOM "Environmentalism" - Camelot Corner

Green Pilling CHD With Pro-FreeDOM "Environmentalism" - Camelot Corner

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdt9eP85hJ8

May 28, 202302:27:11
The Once And Future Thing - Camelot Update, Plus More Ants!

The Once And Future Thing - Camelot Update, Plus More Ants!

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06wux_Oy6qw

May 28, 202358:18
Selling RFK Jr. on Next Gen Nuclear - A Critical Analysis of Matthew Ehret and Fox Green's "Cheap Energy" Pitch - Part 2

Selling RFK Jr. on Next Gen Nuclear - A Critical Analysis of Matthew Ehret and Fox Green's "Cheap Energy" Pitch - Part 2

Resource map here: https://embed.kumu.io/3589bbe4947bb9cb288ce89b7bf36200#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS1MYThXN0dTeg%3D%3D

May 04, 202302:59:29
Selling RFK Jr. on Next Gen Nuclear - A Critical Analysis of Matthew Ehret and Fox Green's "Cheap Energy" Pitch - Part 1

Selling RFK Jr. on Next Gen Nuclear - A Critical Analysis of Matthew Ehret and Fox Green's "Cheap Energy" Pitch - Part 1

Link to resource map: https://embed.kumu.io/3589bbe4947bb9cb288ce89b7bf36200#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS1MYThXN0dTeg%3D%3D

May 04, 202301:05:14
Pharma-Banking Consultant Andrew Pek Landed in the Executive Suite of Children's Health Defense this February - What happened?

Pharma-Banking Consultant Andrew Pek Landed in the Executive Suite of Children's Health Defense this February - What happened?

Video Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8__r9dWCQs

May 04, 202320:45
Read Aloud on Radio-Eugenics from Oliver Reiser's 1966 Book "Cosmic Humanism"

Read Aloud on Radio-Eugenics from Oliver Reiser's 1966 Book "Cosmic Humanism"

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A32Sq0zIhL4

May 04, 202301:07:10
Discussion on Jason's Presentation About Ukraine and Digital Transformation

Discussion on Jason's Presentation About Ukraine and Digital Transformation

Listen to Jason's analysis here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVlzM-tEvew

Apr 27, 202342:25
Slime Mold and Reflections on Unity in Politics

Slime Mold and Reflections on Unity in Politics

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGQscZ5ERrM

Apr 27, 202356:14
Esoteric Seals, Futures Trading, and Linguistic Ops

Esoteric Seals, Futures Trading, and Linguistic Ops

Blogged here: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2023/04/24/esoteric-seals-futures-trading-and-linguistic-ops/

Apr 25, 202302:03:52
Texas Open Education Resources Part 2 With Lynn Davenport - Origins of OER and Virtual Apprenticeships

Texas Open Education Resources Part 2 With Lynn Davenport - Origins of OER and Virtual Apprenticeships

Video playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnNSjVGWqTO7Ieb_QCLhpyU8tMvMFmsiI

Slides, Part 2 Starts at #30: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1734ywaVc260oLT9nrGonbxUR4-HzZqH1brCopeuIbG4/edit?usp=sharing

Apr 21, 202302:13:02
Texas Open Education Resources Part 3 With Lynn Davenport - Learn Capital Sets Up Shop in Austin

Texas Open Education Resources Part 3 With Lynn Davenport - Learn Capital Sets Up Shop in Austin

Video playlist of series here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnNSjVGWqTO7Ieb_QCLhpyU8tMvMFmsiI

Slides, Part 3 Startes at #67: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1734ywaVc260oLT9nrGonbxUR4-HzZqH1brCopeuIbG4/edit?usp=sharing

Apr 21, 202302:16:30
Cliff and Alison Chat About Persuasion Techniques, Social Steering, the Ant Computer, and Celia Farber's Pro RFK Jr. Substack "The Truth Barrier"

Cliff and Alison Chat About Persuasion Techniques, Social Steering, the Ant Computer, and Celia Farber's Pro RFK Jr. Substack "The Truth Barrier"

More about the Substack kerfluffle here: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2023/04/18/digital-sandboxes-cognitive-domain-management-and-rfk-jr-s-presidential-run/

Apr 20, 202302:34:21
One-Hour Critique of RFK Jr.'s Candidacy and the Creation of a Health FreeDOM Leadership Class (This is the last hour of Digital Sandboxes, Cognitive Domain Management.)

One-Hour Critique of RFK Jr.'s Candidacy and the Creation of a Health FreeDOM Leadership Class (This is the last hour of Digital Sandboxes, Cognitive Domain Management.)

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6fba0EEWb8

Apr 19, 202301:04:11
Digital Sandboxes and Cognitive Domain Management around the Camelot Presidential Run (RFK Jr.) Take 2

Digital Sandboxes and Cognitive Domain Management around the Camelot Presidential Run (RFK Jr.) Take 2

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C80xsmfpAuw

Apr 19, 202303:48:38
Ground Hog Day with Celia Farber - Plus Read Aloud from "This Pervasive Day"

Ground Hog Day with Celia Farber - Plus Read Aloud from "This Pervasive Day"

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6PtZ-J4c9E

Apr 18, 202301:26:38
This Pervasive Day - Zero Knowledge Proofs, Ubiquitous Computing and the Philadelphia Mayor's Race

This Pervasive Day - Zero Knowledge Proofs, Ubiquitous Computing and the Philadelphia Mayor's Race

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJSo2cdNKqI

Jeremy Pitts "This Pervasive Day" https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/p790#t=aboutBook

Apr 13, 202301:15:41
How I Think About Things - A Framework for Alison's Investigations and an Invitation

How I Think About Things - A Framework for Alison's Investigations and an Invitation

Blogged here: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2023/04/07/how-ive-been-thinking-about-things-a-framework-for-alisons-investigations-and-an-invitation/

Apr 08, 202301:21:56
Read Aloud - 2018 Short Story "Overvalued" from Slate

Read Aloud - 2018 Short Story "Overvalued" from Slate

Here's the story: https://archive.ph/ChDkf

Apr 08, 202337:35
Open Education Resources in Texas, Cybernetic Steering for an AI World - With Lynn Davenport

Open Education Resources in Texas, Cybernetic Steering for an AI World - With Lynn Davenport

In this episode I'm speaking with Lynn Davenport of Dallas on OERs, education privatization, digital media and learning, and social impact bonds. This is the first of a multi-part series. Slides available here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1734ywaVc260oLT9nrGonbxUR4-HzZqH1brCopeuIbG4/edit?usp=sharing

Apr 05, 202302:55:14
Open Education Resources in Texas, Cybernetic Steering for an AI World

Open Education Resources in Texas, Cybernetic Steering for an AI World

In this episode I'm speaking with Lynn Davenport of Dallas on OERs, education privatization, digital media and learning, and social impact bonds. This is the first of a multi-part series. Slides available here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1734ywaVc260oLT9nrGonbxUR4-HzZqH1brCopeuIbG4/edit?usp=sharing

Apr 05, 202302:55:14
What is love?

What is love?

A short talk (5 minutes) on why love doesn't necessarily demand being "nice."

Mar 19, 202305:49
The Green Button, Central Banks, and Cybernetics

The Green Button, Central Banks, and Cybernetics

This is the article I read from - CAF interview 2012: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/profit-investment-ecosystem-catherine-austin-fitts-2012-02-13

Mar 19, 202342:26
Unburdening - Getting Some Things Off My Chest

Unburdening - Getting Some Things Off My Chest

Link to the map with Drucker: https://embed.kumu.io/d48093bc30060b1acd09df6bd11506a1#untitled-map?s=%23peter-drucker-austrian-management-theorist-prophet-of-stakeholder-capitalism

Mar 19, 202301:09:36
Flow Life Part 5 - Housing, Seniors, Sustainability, and Rehab in Florida with Brandi Hartley

Flow Life Part 5 - Housing, Seniors, Sustainability, and Rehab in Florida with Brandi Hartley

This is part of a series exploring themes related to Adam Neumann and Marc Andreessen's new venture, Flow.

Mar 15, 202302:11:35
Flow Life Part 4 - Property Technology and Web3 Space Colonies with Cliff Gomes

Flow Life Part 4 - Property Technology and Web3 Space Colonies with Cliff Gomes

This is part of a series exploring themes related to Adam Neumann and Marc Andreessen's new venture, Flow.

Mar 15, 202301:54:23
Flow Life Part 3 - Privatized Education, Affordable Housing, and Faith Institutions in Texas with Lynn Davenport

Flow Life Part 3 - Privatized Education, Affordable Housing, and Faith Institutions in Texas with Lynn Davenport

This is part of a series exploring topics related to Adam Neumann and Marc Andreessen's new venture, Flow.

Mar 15, 202302:50:37
Flow Life Part 2 - Smart Housing and Natural Capital with Leo Saraceno

Flow Life Part 2 - Smart Housing and Natural Capital with Leo Saraceno

Second in a series on Adam Neumann and Marc Andreessen's venture "Flow."

Mar 15, 202302:50:29
"Flow Life" Part 1 - Real Estate or Singularity

"Flow Life" Part 1 - Real Estate or Singularity

Part 1 of 6 - Series investigating the new "smart" rental project of Adam Neumann (WeWork) and Marc Andreessen (a16z).

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWx83Zb9oMY

Mar 11, 202303:01:30
Looking Around the Labyrinth - University City Science Center in Philadelphia, PA - Bibliometry, Digital Sensing, Learned Helplessness, and "Character"

Looking Around the Labyrinth - University City Science Center in Philadelphia, PA - Bibliometry, Digital Sensing, Learned Helplessness, and "Character"

This is the map: https://embed.kumu.io/8fc3c36cc7de713eab0e7d2a09bebdfb#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS1ZZ2wyaEN2cQ%3D%3D

Mar 02, 202302:57:18
Alison and Cliff Gomes Discuss Naomi Wolf's Recent Substack Post on Evil and the Judeo-Christian Covenant

Alison and Cliff Gomes Discuss Naomi Wolf's Recent Substack Post on Evil and the Judeo-Christian Covenant

This is the post we are discussing. https://naomiwolf.substack.com/p/have-the-ancient-gods-returned

Feb 27, 202303:25:32
Natural Assets, Sovereign Nature and Interspecies Games With Jason Bosch and Leo Saraceno

Natural Assets, Sovereign Nature and Interspecies Games With Jason Bosch and Leo Saraceno

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mClFIDneMsw
Leo's article here: https://siliconicarus.org/2023/02/11/natural-asset-managers-how-decentralized-ledger-technology-will-drive-the-ecosystem-services-sector/

Feb 23, 202303:23:30
Halftime Super Bowl Analysis - Collective Intelligence, Stigmergy, and Pheromones

Halftime Super Bowl Analysis - Collective Intelligence, Stigmergy, and Pheromones

Blog post here: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2023/02/17/halftime-super-bowl-analysis-collective-intelligence-stigmergy-and-pheromones/

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsQGag36nb8

Feb 17, 202302:34:18
Selling Us on "Game B" - Transmedia Storytelling, Neurohacking, and Alternative Futures

Selling Us on "Game B" - Transmedia Storytelling, Neurohacking, and Alternative Futures

Here's the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEHDHuTcCvA

Feb 17, 202301:39:06
World Sensorium Read Aloud - Part 3

World Sensorium Read Aloud - Part 3

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k0Rqg1roy4Y

Feb 10, 202302:36:03
World Sensorium Read Aloud - Part 2

World Sensorium Read Aloud - Part 2

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5D-MLN7OwY

Feb 10, 202301:33:31
Overview of the "Handbook of Human Computation" 2013 - 1000+ Pages

Overview of the "Handbook of Human Computation" 2013 - 1000+ Pages

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGYE_fm_wmM

Book PDF here: https://wrenchinthegears.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Handbook-of-Human-Computation.pdf

Human Computation Institute - Cornell: https://humancomputation.org/

Feb 09, 202301:10:15
Oliver Reiser's "World Sensorium" (World Brain) Read-Aloud Part 1

Oliver Reiser's "World Sensorium" (World Brain) Read-Aloud Part 1

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmSE7uJhrjQ

This is the book: https://www.amazon.com/World-Sensorium-Social-Embryology-Federation/dp/1162738480/ref=sr_1_1?crid=QQRU2O6AAF2J&keywords=world+sensorium&qid=1675912128&sprefix=world+sensorium%2Caps%2C80&sr=8-1

Feb 09, 202359:20
"We" Read Aloud Part 3 - Site Visits To Mount Lemmon Outside Tucson, AZ

"We" Read Aloud Part 3 - Site Visits To Mount Lemmon Outside Tucson, AZ

Part of a series.

Feb 05, 202301:26:09
Ants in an Age of Artifice: Tucson Labyrinth

Ants in an Age of Artifice: Tucson Labyrinth

This is a presentation I gave in Tucson in Late November. We streamed it in early January with a Q&A following. 

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzUQzija-Z0

Feb 05, 202304:19:35
Dallas ESports and Bucky Ballers - Jason Bosch, Lynn Davenport, and Alison McDowell About Halfway Through

Dallas ESports and Bucky Ballers - Jason Bosch, Lynn Davenport, and Alison McDowell About Halfway Through

Jason and Lynn discuss her new article followed by live Q&A: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dallas-esports-bucky-ballers-lynn-davenport/?trackingId=H724pvZQRKyBi46agfC30Q%3D%3D

Feb 05, 202303:55:05
"We" Read Aloud Part 6 - Final Installment

"We" Read Aloud Part 6 - Final Installment

PDF of book: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/61963/61963-h/61963-h.htm

Jan 02, 202348:19
"We" Read Aloud Part 5 - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"We" Read Aloud Part 5 - Yevgeny Zamyatin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZveGkaFuS9Q

Jan 01, 202301:34:05
Boiling Frogs Read Aloud - Plus, Complex Adaptive Systems, Geronimo's Stand, and Gamified Simulations

Boiling Frogs Read Aloud - Plus, Complex Adaptive Systems, Geronimo's Stand, and Gamified Simulations

This is the blog post I read from: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2019/02/21/boiling-frogs-building-brands-pgs-partnership-with-strive/ Here are the map links: Game B - https://embed.kumu.io/f1084564336eccfa12801c6d9400a205#untitled-map?s=%23game-b-decentralized-self-organizing MetaGame, Geronimo, ASU - https://embed.kumu.io/c54643f79d2a4c6887ac5c56f635869b#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS1MWlUxMlFlTA%3D%3D Sandy Pentland - Open Mustard Seed - https://embed.kumu.io/6e4896abe1fa7b37c9944b8fd77a44e9#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS02Um9iaGl5Wg%3D%3D FDIC Mission Driven Bank , Microsoft & Calvert - https://embed.kumu.io/a1587cc1ee61b1cc6e2cfa591c15249e#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS1sOHJGY0ZaQQ%3D%3D

Dec 21, 202203:33:09
Collective Intelligence Experiment - "Freedom" and School "Choice" In Texas, Plus Revisiting Blockchain Futures Map for Institute for the Future

Collective Intelligence Experiment - "Freedom" and School "Choice" In Texas, Plus Revisiting Blockchain Futures Map for Institute for the Future

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8lQzjWTK2M

Dec 18, 202201:01:17
"We" Read Aloud Part 4

"We" Read Aloud Part 4

Yevgeny Zamyatin 1921

Dec 13, 202201:10:04
"We" Part 2 - Yevgeny Zamyatin, Read Aloud at Titan II Missile Silo NHS Green Valley, AZ

"We" Part 2 - Yevgeny Zamyatin, Read Aloud at Titan II Missile Silo NHS Green Valley, AZ

PDF of "We" https://www.gutenberg.org/files/61963/61963-h/61963-h.htm

Dec 05, 202201:03:29
Yevgeny Zamyatin's "We" Read Aloud Part 1 - Catalina State Park Tucson, Arizona

Yevgeny Zamyatin's "We" Read Aloud Part 1 - Catalina State Park Tucson, Arizona

About "We" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We_(novel)

Project Gutenberg: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/61963/61963-h/61963-h.htm

Dec 05, 202201:21:01
Sky Woman, Julian Huxley and Fitness Landscapes - Looking Around the Labyrinth with Cliff

Sky Woman, Julian Huxley and Fitness Landscapes - Looking Around the Labyrinth with Cliff

Readings from "Braiding Sweetgrass" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braiding_Sweetgrass

And "We" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We_(novel)

Nov 23, 202202:01:04
Part 2: Questioning the Logic of the New Finance Paradigm for "Public Goods" in Web3 with Jason Bosch and Leo Saraceno

Part 2: Questioning the Logic of the New Finance Paradigm for "Public Goods" in Web3 with Jason Bosch and Leo Saraceno

Video for this conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7vdFsKpIxk

Nov 22, 202201:59:14
Part 1: Questioning the Logic of the New Finance Paradigm for "Public Goods" in Web3 with Jason Bosch and Leo Saraceno

Part 1: Questioning the Logic of the New Finance Paradigm for "Public Goods" in Web3 with Jason Bosch and Leo Saraceno

Video of this conversation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuMPgSeNQEs

Nov 22, 202202:46:35
Practicing Play In A World of Hammers - Plus, Read Aloud of Jorge Louis Borges "Garden of Forking Paths"

Practicing Play In A World of Hammers - Plus, Read Aloud of Jorge Louis Borges "Garden of Forking Paths"

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nfsib8cl_NY

Nov 21, 202201:42:28
M.T. Anderson "Feed" Read Aloud, Part 5 Final Installment

M.T. Anderson "Feed" Read Aloud, Part 5 Final Installment

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zq1Qyi0Zq_w

Nov 20, 202201:14:55
Favelas as Digital "Oil" Deposits - Brazil, Banco Palmas and the Solidarity Economy

Favelas as Digital "Oil" Deposits - Brazil, Banco Palmas and the Solidarity Economy

Blog post here: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2022/11/18/favelas-as-digital-oil-deposits/

Map here: https://embed.kumu.io/2660e79a9ff196957d24bac19fee6eb0#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS00akVVaWh6Nw%3D%3D

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leXJ51x7K7M

Nov 19, 202201:41:33
Social Impact - Gaming the Tokenized Commons

Social Impact - Gaming the Tokenized Commons

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxJie7xqI6I

Map link here: https://embed.kumu.io/8538bc52dd06d00fe96bf6bbe892c20a#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS1LdU9adENQcg%3D%3D

Nov 16, 202202:13:38
Read Aloud - M T Anderson's "Feed" Part 4

Read Aloud - M T Anderson's "Feed" Part 4

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feed_(Anderson_novel)

Nov 15, 202201:12:08
Hong Kong Time Bank, Idaho Libertarians and ALICE / United Way Poverty Management - Past Blog Revisit
Nov 15, 202201:17:47
Epic Health and Omega Point - From Julian Huxley to Madison, Wisconsin

Epic Health and Omega Point - From Julian Huxley to Madison, Wisconsin

Video here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxdVrtHt9aY

Map here: 

https://embed.kumu.io/b37d9683aa7783c226662a3fc190bef7#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS00RDh6bHlITQ%3D%3D

INET article - The Chicago School of Economics and George Soros: New Theories for an Impoverished World

https://wrenchinthegears.com/2018/06/13/the-chicago-school-of-economics-and-george-soros-new-theories-for-an-impoverished-world/

Nov 11, 202203:05:28
Back to the Read Alouds - MT Anderson's "Feed" from 2002 Part 3

Back to the Read Alouds - MT Anderson's "Feed" from 2002 Part 3

Book review:  https://www.geeksundergrace.com/books/book-review-feed-by-m-t-anderson/

"Feed is a portrait of what it looks like to be conformed to the image of the world. It shows a generation of slaves that have been trained to enjoy their slavery, and refuse to humble themselves to realize that they might not have everything they need, that something precious has been lost in the constant noise of information and the way their lives have been commodified. And it shows how hard it is to resist the Feed, to try to have your mind renewed and become a person that the world no longer has any power over. (And it does not shy away from the cost of that decision.)"

Nov 11, 202201:06:04
Looking Around The Labyrinth in Philly - Nineteenth Century Social "Reform," Trading Paper, Central Banking, Dream Gardens and the "Open" Metavere

Looking Around The Labyrinth in Philly - Nineteenth Century Social "Reform," Trading Paper, Central Banking, Dream Gardens and the "Open" Metavere

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2yL1FULHgw

Nov 06, 202201:43:12
What Are You Listening To? The Economics of Crystalline Emotion

What Are You Listening To? The Economics of Crystalline Emotion

Second Episode of Looking Around The Labyrinth

Neuroeconomics Map: https://embed.kumu.io/9af366b0c2d7cc37ef1909f0819cd0f9#untitled-map?s=%23neuroecnomics-panel-2007

Nov 05, 202201:53:39
Update On Our California Trip - Postponed to March

Update On Our California Trip - Postponed to March

Are you interested in my "Looking Around the Labyrinth" project? This would involve applying the research frame I have been pursing to your own community, profession, or issue of interest; bookmarking some relevant materials on Kumu.io as a map or pin board; and chatting with me in a podcast. I will help you along the way. If so, shoot me an email at timpsila@protonmail.com.

Nov 04, 202245:14
Looking Around the Labyrinth with Cliff Gomes - Who's Watching Who? The "Outside-In Robot," Google, Kasitas, and WGBH Boston

Looking Around the Labyrinth with Cliff Gomes - Who's Watching Who? The "Outside-In Robot," Google, Kasitas, and WGBH Boston

Here's the map if you want to poke around: https://embed.kumu.io/bce7bede76e5303af756f09a08fa684f#untitled-map?s=bm9kZS1SUXdnNDNKYQ%3D%3D

Here's Cliff's channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/cg3ly/videos

Oct 31, 202201:09:37
Conversation with Jason Bosch: The SMART Con - Questioning the Ideology behind Tokenization and Web3

Conversation with Jason Bosch: The SMART Con - Questioning the Ideology behind Tokenization and Web3

This is the Schmidt / Nazarov chat if you want to watch that in full: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2kOmSh4h84

Oct 26, 202202:28:11
Social Impact Theory - "Mondragon, Focolare, and Inclusive Capitalism" Read Aloud
Oct 21, 202202:41:56
Charter Cities, Refugee Labor, and The Learning Economy - Plus More on Swarms and Robot Societies

Charter Cities, Refugee Labor, and The Learning Economy - Plus More on Swarms and Robot Societies

This is the blog post I read: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2022/07/11/charter-cities-refugee-labor-and-the-learning-economy-synthetic-pretenders-part-15a/

Oct 18, 202202:31:40
Flocks, Herds, and Schools - Alternative Currency, Participatory Sensing, Complexity Theory
Oct 15, 202202:44:29
Intention Setting: Rockefeller Palisades, Climate Campus, & Sacred Outcropping October 11, 2022

Intention Setting: Rockefeller Palisades, Climate Campus, & Sacred Outcropping October 11, 2022

Rockefeller Palisades: https://www.njpalisades.org/oftRepeatedAnecdote.html

Columbia's Lamont Doherty Earth Science / Climate Campus: https://lamont.columbia.edu/news/celebrating-150-years-birth-thomas-w-lamont

Oct 15, 202240:10
Tent Revivals, War Strategy & Wireless Communication: Intention Setting at the Jersey Shore 10/12/22

Tent Revivals, War Strategy & Wireless Communication: Intention Setting at the Jersey Shore 10/12/22

Ocean Grove: https://archive.curbed.com/2015/7/15/9941080/jersey-shore-ocean-grove-beach

History of Fort Monmouth: https://www.fortmonmouthnj.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Concise-History-of-Fort-Monmouth.pdf

Marconi Installations Belmar: https://infoage.org/history-ia/marconi/marconis-new-jersey-stations/

Camp Evans, Ku Klux Klan, Operation Paperclip: https://antiquityechoes.blogspot.com/2012/05/camp-evans.html

Oct 15, 202201:25:58
Impact Economy Site Visits: Haas Estate in Villanova and the B Lab Offices in Berwyn, Main Line PA October 8, 2022

Impact Economy Site Visits: Haas Estate in Villanova and the B Lab Offices in Berwyn, Main Line PA October 8, 2022

B Lab: https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/movement/about-b-lab

Stoneleigh Estate History: https://stoneleighgarden.org/garden/our-story/history/

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVOVEaAV9xU

Oct 10, 202244:48
Blog Post Reading: What Stage Are We On? Immersive Storytelling, Hegelian Dialectic, and Crypto-Spectacle

Blog Post Reading: What Stage Are We On? Immersive Storytelling, Hegelian Dialectic, and Crypto-Spectacle

This is the blog post: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2022/10/09/what-stage-are-we-on-immersive-storytelling-hegelian-dialectic-and-crypto-spectacle/

This is the video version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQDTnL-RqOE


Oct 09, 202201:12:23
Physics As Metaphor Reading on the Concept of Space, Plus Back-to-School with Predatory Sesame Workshop
Oct 08, 202202:46:53
Evolutionary Economics - Vienna, Pavel Luksha, and Cybernetic Improvement Paths
Sep 30, 202201:12:09
Money Will Teach You To Pray - John Templeton Foundation Site Visit, Conshocken, PA

Money Will Teach You To Pray - John Templeton Foundation Site Visit, Conshocken, PA

Video with links in comments. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Yres-LF9VE

Sep 25, 202201:27:19
Pre Ethereum Merge Site Visits to Bell Labs in New Jersey - Signals Intelligence

Pre Ethereum Merge Site Visits to Bell Labs in New Jersey - Signals Intelligence

I made this trip last Wednesday. The merge was very early Thursday morning. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8SmHe92UOU

Sep 21, 202201:23:06
Site Visit Vanguard Campus (Giant Index Mutual Fund) and Former Burroughs Great Valley Lab Missile Defense and Swift

Site Visit Vanguard Campus (Giant Index Mutual Fund) and Former Burroughs Great Valley Lab Missile Defense and Swift

More on Burroughs Great Valley Lab: https://www.tehistory.org/hqda/html/v44/v44n1+2p074.html

More on Vanguard and John Bogle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFcUBLYR1g0

Sep 13, 202224:08
Artificial Society Part 2 - Explanatory Coherence and "Feed" Reading

Artificial Society Part 2 - Explanatory Coherence and "Feed" Reading

What story are you living in? Is it consistent? 

Sep 13, 202201:22:17
"Terrain" As A Possible Artificial Society - Jeffrey Strahl, I Don't Use The Word "Psyop"

"Terrain" As A Possible Artificial Society - Jeffrey Strahl, I Don't Use The Word "Psyop"

Consider supporting our California trip. https://wrenchinthegears.com/california-fundraiser/

You can get a copy of "Swarm Intelligence" for under $15 used. https://www.alibris.com/Swarm-Intelligence-Russell-C-Eberhart/book/29086546?matches=16

Sep 12, 202201:35:41
Dan Tulis - Noogaradio, Chattanooga 96.9 FM 45 minute segment

Dan Tulis - Noogaradio, Chattanooga 96.9 FM 45 minute segment

Smart Cities, Energy Economies, and Life on the Ledger

Sep 10, 202243:28
Maya, Mind Games, Sugarscape and Artificial Societies

Maya, Mind Games, Sugarscape and Artificial Societies

Short reading about Sugarscape social simulations and from the Bhagavad-Gita on Maya and selfless service. Also a discussion of the need to deepen our understanding of blockchain beyond crypto into spatial computing, predictive analytics, and modeling/manifestation of reality in a 3D printing, CAD world.

Sep 06, 202201:05:30
Wrench In the Gears Re-Treads - Ed-Tech's DoD Origins, the Gita, and Diamond Age Excerpt The Turing Castle (Blockchain)

Wrench In the Gears Re-Treads - Ed-Tech's DoD Origins, the Gita, and Diamond Age Excerpt The Turing Castle (Blockchain)

Here is the original blog post: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2017/01/16/how-did-the-department-of-defense-end-up-in-my-childs-classroom/

Sep 03, 202201:58:41
Podcast 3 - John Trudell's "Peace" and what it feels like to be called a closed, annotated, archived, file.

Podcast 3 - John Trudell's "Peace" and what it feels like to be called a closed, annotated, archived, file.

This is a link to the longer presentation we did today on paramentric insurance and Web 3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI8VpBYQREs

Sep 01, 202220:36
Revisiting My First Blog Post From 2016 - Questions Parents Should Ask About Ed-Tech, Plus Readings from Bhavagad-Gita and MT Anderson's "Feed"

Revisiting My First Blog Post From 2016 - Questions Parents Should Ask About Ed-Tech, Plus Readings from Bhavagad-Gita and MT Anderson's "Feed"

This is the blog post if you'd like to read it: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2016/09/10/digital-curriculum-questions-parents-should-be-asking/

This is a review of "Feed:" https://www.geeksundergrace.com/books/book-review-feed-by-m-t-anderson/

Sep 01, 202201:18:10
Social Physics, Biophysics, Cycles and Signals (Jammed)

Social Physics, Biophysics, Cycles and Signals (Jammed)

The challenges of navigating friendships in holographic reality where signals get crossed and cycles determine outcomes followed by a reading of my blog post UPenn's Nuclear "Green" Syn-Bio Blockchain Web of Impact, which can be read here: https://wrenchinthegears.com/2022/08/28/upenns-nuclear-green-syn-bio-blockchain-web-of-impact-and-leaving-silicon-icarus/

Aug 31, 202202:39:03