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Thoughts of a Trillionaire

144 EpisodesProduced by Elijah ClaudeWebsite

An audiojournal documenting my journey to become a trillionaire.I believe that I can become a trillionaire by creating massive value through ambitious empathy, magical technology, and egoistic altruism; because the best way to become wealthy, is to help everyone else become wealthy too. Welcome to m… read more

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The future of the internet needs to be interoperable and contextual

May 13th, 2021


The internet is transitioning more and more into an interconnected web of metaverses, but why do we not have the ability to move our accounts, posts, and creations from one platform to another? This is one of the many …

Incompetence or Cowardice?

May 12th, 2021


The world is full of incompetence. BBVA has an absolutely terrible banking experience, especially with their mobile app. DCAU is great, but their …

A case for banning Intellectual Property

May 10th, 2021


After discussing what I did for Mother's Day and my experience watching DC animated movies, I finally delve into my early ideas about the issues with …

How crowdfunding as a business model can scale 'significance'

May 8th, 2021


Crowdfunding may be a great business model for me. It allows me to 1) make money without charging people who are already economically struggling and 2) give people a way to directly support another community in a …

Specialization - The need for bias, experts, and friendships for a holistic society

May 7th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share my struggles with feeling lonely due to not finding enough people to talk about and work on all the things in interested in. I then go on to discuss ideas around the problem with …

Why you can't ban politics at work

May 5th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I update you all on my new contract at Futurus, applying for the Center for Civic Innovation in Atlanta, and participating in the OKR workshop for the Open Metaverse Interoperability …

Personalize the World's Knowledge

May 4th, 2021


I'm this audiojournal entry, I talk about where Google failed to make the world's knowledge more accessible and useful and how I hope to begin …

Still struggling, but still trying

April 30th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share what I've been struggling with over the last few days in terms of my motivation and self esteem. I also share some good news for my employment status. 😊

Healthy Transcendence - How and why I want to build a self-actualization business

April 27th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share some updates on what I did over the weekend. I talk about what I learned from my mentors that talked about breaking down my idea into existing industries to learn how they do it. I …

Valheim as a Metaphor for Life + the Future of Design

April 23rd, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share my experience playing Valheim and talk about how it relates to the process of self actualization. I then go on to cover the future of the design profession after reading Debbie's …

What is entropy? What it means to be entropy machines

April 22nd, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I try to piece together and explain my understanding entropy, of how it is actually a good thing (or at least not always …

Learning about self-actualization and SB Kaufman's Transcend

April 21st, 2021


Getting back to daily, purely audiojournal uploads! Today I am sharing some initial thoughts and ideas around SB Kaufman's book updating Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. I share my life experiences leading up to how I got …

Breaking out of the Local Maxima - What we can apply from Hunter Gatherer cultures

April 14th, 2021


- Matrilocal society was the first major successful family structure 

- HGs had egalitarian society with biological-based specialization and roles …

Is Google Good? - Why we need to create societal balance sheets to measure the impact of big tech

April 7th, 2021


I start this journal off talking about what we can learn and apply from hunter gatherer cultures: egalitarianism. I also ask questions about whether …

200,000 Years of Egalitarianism - How to create a better environment for society based on evolution

April 4th, 2021


In this journal entry, I share some thoughts on what we can learn from hunter-gatherer societies in order to build a more egalitarian society.  I start off with some updates on my life so far: from learning more about …

Scarcity is Delusional - How agriculture infected humanity and destroyed freedom

March 31st, 2021


In this long-form podcast/journal I talk about some practical ideas for blockchain/NFT/crypto technology (ie for scientific rigor and communication) …

Lightning Round of Thoughts - Marketing, Chaos Box, Progress, NFTs, and Productivity

March 24th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share some thoughts on the overuse of marketing, a cool technology from showcasing dynamic AI behavior, the …

The Polar Bear Book - Initial thoughts as I start reading "Information Architecture for the Web and Beyond"

March 16th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share my initial thoughts and notes as I get started reading this wonderful book!! Information Architecture is an …

Letting go of Design Thinking... And Western ideas of being 'Developed'

March 12th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I talk about my struggles to revamp my portfolio case studies to reflect a more competent UCD story than the Design …

Radically Ambitious Business Concept - What do I want to do?

March 4th, 2021


In this entry, I share my ambitious plan concentrate all of humanity's resources, knowledge, and technology towards solving the issues of individuals …

What if we got technological progress all wrong?

February 26th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I talk about what I learned about the San  people, the oldest civilization on Earth. They have kept their way of  life as …

What I want to do - figuring out how I want to change the world.

February 18th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I try to figure out what I want to build if given the funding to work on anything, without self limiting beliefs of what is 'practical' or 'realistic' or 'possible'. Just thinking about what …

The Importance of Neuro Diversity

February 16th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share what I've been up to this weekend, some of my struggles with establishing and sticking with habits, as well as a realization that I may perhaps ADHD... From this I talk about neuro …

Balancing Principles

February 12th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I FINALLY get this thang uploaded. :/
I share a short pitch for my startup idea plus some pain points that I need help with to get it started. I also talk about how much I enjoy my new job …

New mic! This is a test.

February 6th, 2021


Just wanted to do a quick mic test and document the acquisition of an awesome new mic! Hopefully it will help me make these podcasts sound better …

Promising events from fun conversations

February 4th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry I share some things I am excited about from the awesome conversations I had today. From visual design mentors, to the next …

Nerves, Xianxia, and Visual Design

February 4th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share some updates about: Why was I so nervous on my call?! Also, why is Tales of Immortal so popular? And, why am I …

Cashing out our ancestral bank account, RPG card game, and priority based goals

February 2nd, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share some updates on what I've been doing this weekend, as well as some ideas that's been floating in my head recently. Tldr; I made some good progress on my EliOS through setting my …

Much to be desired - Some updates

January 28th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I share some opinions on recent shows that I've been watching how they leave much to be desired. I also give an update on my current priorities, work, and so on.

Spatial Media is the Next Stage of the Internet

January 22nd, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I dive into what I think the next era of the internet can/will be: Spatial Media. Ryan Shultz calls them YARTVRAs, or Yet …

Skip this one. It's just me flailing in the wind.

January 21st, 2021


I just wanted to document this feeling: Why do I keep getting to this point of feeling useless? This pattern of loss of agency, depression, loneliness, and losing my bearings... What is causing it? Where is it coming …

Spatial Media, Pokemon Go of Networking, and Chasing Novelty

January 16th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I give an update on everything I've been learning and doing this week! From talking to a new friend about unique ways of thinking to watching the New Public Festival discussing ethical and …

Learning to play Go - Practical examples of emergence from simplicity

January 10th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I try to explain what I'm learning about the game of Go, and what it is teaching me about how complexity emerges from …

I want to be better.

January 6th, 2021


In this audiojournal entry, I talk about my struggles with inconsistency, procrastination, thinking too big, incompetence, and being frustrated with my lack of talent, skills, and discipline. There is so much stuff I …

The Importance of Psychedelics, Consciousness, and Emergence in Virtual Environments

January 4th, 2021


In this episode, I bring together a number of 'ingredients' to talk about how we might be able to create more immersive and responsive interactive virtual worlds. I talk about Process Philosophy as introduced in Kent …

ChessGods - An idea for a more 'exciting' chess game.

January 2nd, 2021


What if Chess was as exciting to watch for the average person as it is to play? In this episode, I share some ideas I have for a more spectator-friendly and highly scalable Chess game. This was inspired by Jabrils' …

Byebye, for now

November 12th, 2020


Stepping back and letting go to let the possibilities align.

Letting Go - The Art of Reinventing Yourself

November 10th, 2020


"The tighter we cling to an identity, the harder it becomes to grow beyond it." - James Clear, Atomic Habits. In this audiojournal entry, I talk about the importance of letting go of past behaviours and ideas that we …

The Beauty of Mistakes (esp in Design) - 11/9/2020

November 9th, 2020


Mistakes are opportunities for growth, learning, and change. In this short audiojournal entry, I share my Lovie's realizations about mistakes and riff on that wisdom in the realm of UX design in immersive experiences.

Goodbye, iSimu VR. It was fun, thanks for all the zombies. - 11/7/2020

November 7th, 2020


I'm leaving the arcade. Today marks my last day at work. It's bittersweet occasion. But a necessary one. Or at least a good choice for me to push myself further. This arcade has been a great place to work, learn, and …

Drafting the Next Generation of VR - 11/5/2020

November 5th, 2020


Virtual Reality in the next few years needs to have standalone headsets with PC-level processing power. It also needs cohesive content that allows people to immerse themselves into a new reality of possibilities and …

The role of dopamine, variable rewards, and environmental constraints in design - 11/4/2020

November 4th, 2020


Knowledge is as much in the world as it is in the mind. Psychological concepts like habit loops from dopamine, the evolutionary significance of …

Ranting about the lack of design roles at emergent technology companies - 11/3/2020

November 4th, 2020


Why are there so few design roles at companies creating the next generation of technology? Do they really think they can create delightful, lasting …

Patterns of Life w My SO - 11/2/2020

November 3rd, 2020


Back again with my lovie, we talk about life, the nature of the mind, and more as we meander our way through this dance of science and spirituality.

Create more mature realities - 10/31/2020

October 31st, 2020


We choose which reality we will create by our mindset and societal maturity. If we want more positive, inspiring, and fulfilling technology and …

The Nature of Life is to Experience... - 10/29/2020

October 29th, 2020


Today I am walking and talking with my beautiful, charming, and powerful partner, Soteria. We talk about momentum, change, decisions, sacrifice, …

Deconstructing Myself, Pt 3 | The source of my pain - 10/28/2020

October 28th, 2020


Its incredibly hard to say this... But I must admit that my dad has had much more of an influence on me then I ever wanted. I've realized that much of my feelings of inadequacy, insecurity, and indecision has come from …

Deconstructing Myself, pt 2 - 10/27/2020

October 27th, 2020


Continuing yesterday's entry, I go on to discuss where my feelings of inadequacy, melancholy, and lack of self esteem came from... As well as why I …

Deconstructing Myself - 10/26/2020

October 26th, 2020


Once again I am here, dealing with my issues in public 😂. In this audiojournal entry, I try and work through WHY I struggle with indecision, insecurity, and procrastination. I spend way too much time diving into a few …

Interwoven Dualities, 2 | Virtual communities and Being the Hero of your story - 10/23/2020

October 23rd, 2020


We can simulate the ideal close-knit community through virtual spaces. We can also be the hero of our stories without being the villain or being …

Interwoven Dualities | How and why we should balance the global with the local - 10/22/2020

October 22nd, 2020


Globalization has allowed us to travel and communicate across the world faster than ever before, yet we have also lost the local communities that allowed us to travel and connect with our neighbors like we used to. In …

The origins of yogic practices | Āstika vs Nāstika - 10/21/2020

October 21st, 2020


There is over 5000 years of history leading to the modern, western idea of yoga. The original concepts were more about the practice of accessing intense concentration through meditation in order to understand greater …

The Key to my motivation, hopefully - 10/20/2020

October 20th, 2020


Procrastination is one of my biggest faults. I figured it's mostly due to fear/anxiety and low self esteem as well as a general failure to feel the …

Prepping and Plugging - 10/19/2020

October 19th, 2020


This episode is just me preparing for the change that is to come, and plugging my channels and such. I am very excited to start my job search in earnest and to go beyond the surface and research some ancient histories …

A Manifesto for Radical Change - 10/18/2020

October 18th, 2020


There is change coming. So much change that the nature of our very reality will be in question for the masses. In this episode, I talk about how our perception of reality is an illusion soon to be upturned. What will …

Good design speaks across mental models - 10/15/2020

October 15th, 2020


UX Design is such an exciting and useful way of thinking and process because it forces you to really understand other people's perceptions and …

The Pain of being different and alone - 10/14/2020

October 14th, 2020


Being alone is painful. Being different very often leads to you being alone. In this entry I share my story of what it's like being different and …

The Importance and Nature of Spirituality - 10/12/2020

October 12th, 2020


I have been trying to use meditation to help get rid of my cold, but I simply don't believe in this spiritual experience enough. In this audiojournal …

Holding Myself Accountable, A Call for Help - 10/10/2020

October 10th, 2020


I am once again for your emotional support, hehe smh. But seriously, I keep letting myself sink into these new stories and fictions when I should be …

Giving Thanks and Love to the People Around Me - 10/9/2020

October 9th, 2020


I am incredibly grateful and privileged to be surrounded by so many amazing and passionate people! In this audiojournal entry, I share my gratitude …

Confidence: The Solution to our Problems - 10/7/2020

October 7th, 2020


What is confidence? It is the simple act of not being afraid to change. It is the acceptance of growth and the empathy of connection. It is the self empowerment of awakened beings able to go after the life they want and …

We Need to (Re)Design Human Society - 10/6/2020

October 6th, 2020


It is (1)2020 and we are still largely worried about the same problems that our ancestors were worried about 10,000 years ago. Food, shelter, water, social connections, and access to resources. We still must work to get …

Beginning the Process of Awakening - 10/5/2020

October 5th, 2020


Awakening. It is a term used in these spiritual journeys once you begin to get into meditation, manifestations, and spirituality outside of religion. In this audiojournal entry, I share my thoughts, ideas, and …

An Introduction to Mind Altering Substances - 10/3/2020

October 3rd, 2020


Mind altering substances have walked alongside human evolution for a long time, since the beginning. It is a source of everything from spirituality …

Science and Spirituality, Two Partners of an Eternal Dance - 10/1/2020

October 1st, 2020


Are science and spirituality at odds with each other? Are they two sides of the same coin? Or are they opponents in the fight for knowledge and understanding? In this audio journal entry, I share some insights into how …

Improving the Hiring Process - 9/30/2020

September 30th, 2020


Hiring is usually a terrible process for both applicants and employers. The process is unnecessarily obtuse and opaque, leaving so much room for bias, weak structure, and varying standards. In this entry, I share some …

Things Are Happening - 9/29/2020

September 29th, 2020


I am feeling very energized this morning! My new mic is on the way along with a number of other things that I order from the cosmic catalogue 😂😉. But seriously, I am working on my inner self and confidence so that I …

Rationalizing Chakras - 9/28/2020

September 28th, 2020


As we venture beyond faith to find a better alternative to religion, we find this age-old idea of chakras. It is something that many cultures have …

Radical Epiphanies on Algorithms, Religion, Humanity, and more - 9/27/2020

September 27th, 2020


Part 2 of my thoughts after listening to Sam Harris talks about the insidious nature of algorithms built with ad business modes, the danger of religion and faith based thinking, and a better way to think about race, …

Discovering Sam Harris - 9/26/2020

September 26th, 2020


Listening to Making Sense with Sam Harris for the first time has refined and inspired some great ideas in me. In this entry, I share some of my thoughts from listening to his podcasts. I talk about the concept of …

Why is the Web Not Immersive? - 9/25/2020

September 25th, 2020


Video games jumped into 3D immersion as soon as the technology allowed it, but web interfaces have stayed relatively the same since the 90s. In this …

Updates and Plans - 9/24/2020

September 24th, 2020


In this entry, I just wanted to give some updates on my plans for growing this podcast. Please feel free to keep me accountable!

The Power of Love in Business - 9/23/2020

September 23rd, 2020


Love will be my competitive advantage. In this entry, I share my reasoning as to why I think loving every facet of your business will create a far better business than ever.

Smol Movies can be cool AF - 9/22/2020

September 22nd, 2020


Downsizing (2017) was an interesting movie... But it was very surface level than what it could have been. In this entry, I talk about how awesome it …

Privacy is Theft? Secrets are Lies?? - 9/21/2020

September 21st, 2020


The Circle (2017) movie explored ideas about surveillance and 'full transparency' where knowledge is a human right, privacy is theft, and secrets are …

It's my Birthday - 9/19/2020

September 19th, 2020


Today is my 26th birthday. In this audiojournal entry, I reflect on my life thus far, especially on where I thought I would be when I was 16. I talk …

Let's Talk About Sex, Baby - 9/18/2020

September 18th, 2020


Sex is an important part of life. It is about more than pleasure. It is one of the most intimate forms of connection and communication we have as humans. In this entry, I discuss the deeper considerations many people in …

One Punch Man vs Mob Psycho 100 - 9/17/2020

September 17th, 2020


Scamboli Reviews had a great video talking about how Mob Psycho 100 is better than One Punch Man... And I think he's right! The character growth of …

The Brain is Livewired, not plastic - 9/16/2020

September 16th, 2020


Anybody can learn anything, no matter their age. When you're younger, you are simply in the phase of your life where everything is new and you don't …

Substance Abuse - 9/15/2020

September 15th, 2020


Many modern medicines abuse the people they are meant to help. In this entry, I share some of my frustrations about the ineffectiveness of modern medicine and the problem of incentives...

Living with Purpose - 9/13/2020

September 13th, 2020


Finding your purpose and pursuing it allows you to live a more meaningful and fulfilling life. In this entry, I share my reasoning for always …

Talking about my DREAMS - 9/12/2020

September 13th, 2020


I talk about my future kids and how I want to raise them in this late night entry.

Getting ready for the job search - 9/11/2020

September 11th, 2020


My bootcamp has some weekly requirements to qualify for their money back guarantee, so I am using this week to get ready for my job searching. In this entry, I just share what I'm doing and I want to do to move forward …

Aliens and Crazy UFO origin theories - 9/10/2020

September 10th, 2020


The government released files about the TicTac UFO sighting a few months ago. In this journal entry, I share my thoughts on possible origins of UFOs and why I think any aliens we discover are unlikely to be …

2084 - Responding to James Altucher's predictions of the Future, 9/9/2020

September 9th, 2020


The future is often a mix of the best case and the worst case scenarios. In this entry, I share my worst and best case predictions of the future in …

Setting the schedule - 9/7/2020

September 7th, 2020


Today marks the first day of my job search and my daily visual design challenges. I will be finding points of contact for places I want to work , as well as finding UI inspiration for designing waivers. Exciting! 😜

Routines and Schedules, How to take charge of your life - 9/6/2020

September 6th, 2020


Morning routines help set the tone for the day. It gives you a sense of agency and empowerment to grasp your life by the horns (or hands or whatever). In this entry, I walk around my neighborhood talking to invisible …

Culture and Talent - 9/5/2020

September 6th, 2020


After having a really great conversation with my coworker, I got to thinking about what it would be like to work with a whole team of smart, …

D&D Can Teach Life Lessons - 9/4/2020

September 4th, 2020


In this audiojournal entry, I nerd out about D&D, the tabletop game, and talk about my experiences crafting my new character: a Warforged Forge Domain Cleric. I also draw some similarities between playing D&D …

Startups, Career Goals, and Life Updates - 9/3/2020

September 3rd, 2020


I feel like I need to establish (financial) stability in my life before I can focus on my startups and other side projects. In this entry, I talk about what's been happening in my life and some things that's been on my …

Optimizing for Fulfillment by Crafting Realities like D&D Campaigns - 9/2/2020

September 2nd, 2020


Virtual and Augmented Reality will change our perception of what is 'real' more radically than the internet did. In this entry, I talk about the importance of realizing this coming shift and what type of reality we can …

Good Product > Maximizing Profit - 9/1/2020

September 1st, 2020


I want to work for and build companies that focus on solving meaningful problems and building great product. In this audiojournal entry, I talk about …

RIP Chadwick Boseman

August 31st, 2020


Chadwick Boseman is with the Ancestors now. His death is a tragic loss for his family, the black community, and entire world. Throughout his life he has consistently sought to embody and highlight the many great black …

Feelings of self importance?

August 30th, 2020


I share some .... feelings, that were brought to the fore from this dream I had this morning. Maybe I'm making myself out to be more important in this situation than I really am?

Why I want to design the future of virtual reality - 8/30/2020

August 30th, 2020


Working at a virtual reality arcade has allowed me to see thousands of people interact with VR for the first time. It has instilled in me an even …

Happy Birthday, My love. And the Platinum Rule - 8/28/2020

August 28th, 2020


It's my beautiful beloved Soulmate's birthday today and I am honored to see her grow yet another year older and wiser. I talk about how I think the …

Everything is political? Thinking about politics in the workplace - 8/27/2020

August 27th, 2020


There was a video by Flux about what role politics play in our work. Many of the comments were split down the middle. I agree with the thought that …

A quiet morning, leaving time for stillness - 8/26/2020

August 26th, 2020


I oftentimes just lay in the bed letting my mind wonder and reflect in the morning. I think it allows your brain to organize itself. An idle mind is not the devil's playground, it's your home. Leaving time for stillness …

Setting routines and goals, then falling off. - 8/25/2020

August 25th, 2020


I share my frustrations about how much I've fallen off from keeping up with my goals and habit routines. It's important to know what path you want to walk so that you know when you're no longer on it. Keeping a routine …

Holodecks, Nonphysical violence, The importance of Change, etc - 8/24/2020

August 24th, 2020


I delve into 4 or 5 topics in this audiojournal entry. 1) What I would do to compete against Oculus 2) My ideas for haptic holograms and holodecks 3) …

Dealing with mental health - 8/22/2020

August 22nd, 2020


Mental health is hard thing to deal with when you repress your feelings. We all have some form of stress, anxiety, or drama that impact our …

We need to fight Facebook before they destroy the future - 8/22/2020

August 22nd, 2020


Facebook has enacted yet another gross act of tyranny in their tirade to rule over virtual reality. In this late night audio journal entry, I share …

The Next Era of Design - 8/20/2020

August 20th, 2020


It's been over 10 years since we developed mobile devices. 60-80% of all web traffic is through mobile phones, and yet many websites are not mobile friendly. Now imagine how bad this will be as the world shifts to …

Fulfillment, lessons from ancient history on how to improve modern society - 8/17/2020

August 17th, 2020


Thousands of years ago, humans lived in tight knit communities, almost always saw the direct fruits of their labor impact their community, and also made time for art in their busy lives. In this audio journal entry, I …

AR Control Schemes and Creative Tools - 8/16/2020

August 16th, 2020


In this entry, I share some thoughts I had about creative web design tools that are fun but also give advice on how to design user friendly …

(Re)Starting My Audio Journal, 8/15/2020 Entry - Frustrations with myself

August 15th, 2020


Back at it again! But I want to recalibrate this podcast series around sharing my thoughts, feelings, and ideas on a daily basis. My hope is that one day, people will look back at these and see my progression as well as …

An update on what I've been doing and creating.

April 10th, 2020


Sorry for the sudden hiatus! In addition to all this pandemic stuff, I've been struggling with getting my head out of an exceedingly addictive new webfiction 😅. I started a new series on yotubue to document my UX …

Society Needs to Address Our Real Problems

March 21st, 2020


In this episode, I vent some of my frustrations and grievances with the societal structures if the American system. I just want us to do better, …

The Reality of Poverty, Part 2 - Possible Solutions

March 14th, 2020


In this episode I continue last week's talk about what it's like to be impoverished and share some potential solutions to solving poverty on the …

Or The Reality of Poverty, Part 1

March 6th, 2020


In this episode I beseech folks to learn some context behind poverty and how ones environment sabatoges ones motivation and ability to persevere …

Afroturism, Remote Work, and Recursive Recycling

February 29th, 2020


I'm back! And with a litany of ideas... In this episode, I share some ideas I have around the future of remote work via 3d spaces, societies with …

The City of the Future - Part 1

December 14th, 2019


In this episode, I begin answering Mic Solana's question on what the city of the future looks like. I only had time to come up with the morning …

The Space Age is Maturing Humanity into Adulthood

December 12th, 2019


In this episode I clumsily piece together some wild ideas about Dyson's theories on evolution into the far future, Tesla's ability to connect with a …

Consumerism: Discovering Better Alternatives Uncovered by First Principles

November 30th, 2019


In this episode, I try to practice First Principles thinking to dissect the idea of Consumerism as an economic concept. I break down why we need to reflect and reconsider our economic climate and really figure out where …

No-Code Tools Will Free Humanity to Live Our Most Fulfilling Lives

November 17th, 2019


In this episode, I share my thoughts on the power of the NoCode movement and how it will allow far more people than ever before to create their dreams and execute on their ideas. This massive freedom of creation will …

Palaces for the People - Why and How We Need to Build Online Platforms with Architecture in Mind

November 9th, 2019


On this episode, I wax on about Eli Pariser's great TED Talk on the responsibility social media and other large online platforms have to create good …

Futuresight: An Underrated Superpower Or How to Overcome Adversity

November 1st, 2019


In this episode I come to the realization of how the ability to imagine ourselves in the future is far more powerful an ability then most of us …

A Key Part of Our Society That Deserves Far More Attention

October 25th, 2019


In this episode, I try to explain a concept that has been in the back of my mind for a while but I've never really addressed. Please bare with me as I stumble along a critical aspect of our lives, economy, society, and …

AR is the future, VR is the end game

October 18th, 2019


In this episode I once again go on the record to proclaim how wrong people are when they say VR is dead, or that AR is succeeding where VR failed, or that AR is going to be bad. I give some ideas and suggestions for how …

The Cultural Potential of Delightful UX Design

October 18th, 2019


In this episode I share some of my initial thoughts on UX as I am learning it, and go on to speak about the importance of designing truly delightful …

Don't Give Up. Level Up

October 4th, 2019


This is for you. It's easy to be weak.

The Danger of Regulation and How to Respect Our Data

October 2nd, 2019


In this episode I talked about why regulation is dangerous, especially in the field of internet monopolies... I share some ideas on how we might …

Immutability - Why Jason Calacanis May be Wrong About Blockchain

September 20th, 2019


In this episode I try to challenge Jason's idea that there is no actual usecase for an immutable ledger system in which should never change and …

B Corps are Dope!! The Truth about Capitalism

September 14th, 2019


In this episode I express my deep love for the idea behind B Corps and go on a long tangent about politics, economics, and how capitalism is like …

The True Fusion of Meatspace and Virtualspace via Actionable Gamification

September 4th, 2019


In this episode I try to paint a picture of a better world, a more fun world, where we get to play the Game of Life, rather than struggle through work to make a living. I explore how true gamification can make life a …

How/Why we should be able to make money in Alternate Realities

August 30th, 2019


In this episode I try to explain my crazy idea to make earning money as easy and fun as having an adventure. I explain blockchain initiatives like Decentraland as well as how Magic Leap's idea of filters anchored in …

Charity: Water is Amazing... I need to step up and do impactful work like that!

August 21st, 2019


In this episode, I espouse about the amazing work of Scott Harrison and his mission to supply clean water to the world. It is super inspiring, and …

Intential Communities - Why we need more communes and dorm rooms to solve poverty.

August 16th, 2019


In this episode, I work through an idea I had for my upcoming book on eradicating poverty: community housing. I talk about the vast majority of impoverished people who are below the poverty line, but not on the street. …

How Our Ancient Instincts Can Be Limiting and What to Do About It

August 8th, 2019


In this episode I continue on the previous subject if our Ancient Instincts, but from the other side; having instincts that limit us and that we must …

The Importance of Boredom and How to Apply our Ancient Instincts to Better Utilize our Modern Tools

July 26th, 2019


In this episode a ramble on about the convergence of technology and knowledge in modern times, and how every single aspect of human society has been …

How to Solve the Slow Death Spiral of the Retail Industry

July 17th, 2019


On this episode I share my findings and ideas on why retail is dying and how to solve it. I talk about the problem of consumerist culture and the …

Healthcare Tools Need Better Design

June 28th, 2019


In this episode I diatribe about the inefficiencies of health monitoring tools such echocardiodiagrams. I propose a new focus on designing biosensory …

HUB of Life: A tool to take control of our data

June 20th, 2019


In this episode I work through an idea I had a while ago to be able to see every aspect of our traits, personality, physical and emotional values... Enabling us to see, improve, and share our lives more comprehensively.

Death May Not Be Inevitable: Why we should think about how we might live forever.

June 19th, 2019


In this episode I share some thoughts on death inspired by the passing of my grandfather. He was a strong, swagged out, cool man who helped me to …

Plastic Concrete, Virtual Real Estate, and Voluntary Taxes

May 31st, 2019


Today I share some Trillion Dollar ideas that I think will be far more beneficial for our future. These ideas aim to revolutionize the whole …

Throw Away the Coursework and Chnage The World!!

May 24th, 2019


In this episode I stumble upon an idea to make every college campus a mini Silicon Valley. I propose a radical approach to higher education: …

How to Make Super Greatly Immersive Games That Are Epic and Awesome 😁

May 16th, 2019


In this episode, I ramble on and on about some cool emergent gameplay ideas based on the idea of interwoven systems. Like in Breath Of the Wild. I …

The Power of Tripping Over Rocks

May 10th, 2019


In this episode I turn my frustrations into a stoic release of emotion. Turning mental anxiety into a creative outlet for ideation. I talk about how the obstacles we face that cause us emotional pain, can be better used …

The Life-ification of Gaming

May 3rd, 2019


Games have followed us throughout the history of life. Our lives can be likened to games... But why haven't we given our games a chance to provide …

Blockchain and Layers of Reality - Apr 26, 2019

April 27th, 2019


In this episode I rambled and repeated myself a lot... I was going to just edit out the bad parts buuut again, this is not meant to be polished.
Sooo …

The Gravity of Life - Apr 25, 2019

April 25th, 2019


Im back. In this resurgence I explain why I stopped creating, reassert my ambitions, and share my thoughts on why it's better to struggle at what you enjoy doing then just struggling to live through life.

I also detail …

A Newbies Idea on Quantum Computing

June 13th, 2018


In this episode I stumble through my very rough and ugly idea of quantum computing. I also attempt to weild my ignorance to ideate potential applications for 'low level' quantum computers with 50 to 1000 qubits

Worldbuilding - Tools you can use to help create the World

May 9th, 2018


Worldbuilding is an incredibly important part of any and all stories. I've read thousands of books so far and my favorites have always been those with a highly immersive and detailed world, regardless of the plot. Now …

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