Future Thinkers Podcast

By Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova

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A podcast about evolving technology, society and consciousness to create a better future for all of humanity. Hosted by Mike Gilliland and Euvie Ivanova, with guests. We talk about future societies, conscious evolution, future technology, transhumanism, artificial intelligence, decentralization, and how we will be affected by the exponential curve of progress.

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FTP063: Jordan Greenhall - Pt 2: Deep Code: Learning How To Learn
51:17

Part 2: Jordan Greenhall explains deep code, the cycle of learning, re-examining the assumptions our world rests on, and the criteria for new civilization design.
Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/63
This episode is sponsored by: https://futurethinkers.org/qualia
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Sep 12, 2018
FTP062: Jordan Greenhall - Pt 1: Deep Code: Learning How To Learn
44:44

Part 1: Jordan Greenhall explains deep code, the cycle of learning, re-examining the assumptions our world rests on, and the criteria for new civilization design.
Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/62
This episode is sponsored by: https://futurethinkers.org/qualia
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Sep 06, 2018
FTP061: Don Roberto - Pt 2: Ayahuasca and Shamanism
37:53

Part 2: Don Roberto talks about ayahuasca, shamanism, medicinal plants, soul retrieval, and how those relate to modern psychotherapy. 

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/60
This episode is sponsored by: https://futurethinkers.org/qualia
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Aug 29, 2018
FTP060: Don Roberto - Pt 1: Ayahuasca and Shamanism
55:21

Part 1: Don Roberto talks about ayahuasca, shamanism, medicinal plants, soul retrieval, and how those relate to modern psychotherapy. 

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/60
This episode is sponsored by: https://futurethinkers.org/qualia
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Aug 23, 2018
FTP059: Daniel Schmachtenberger - Pt 3: Solving The Generator Functions of Existential Risks
39:05

Part 3: Daniel Schmachtenberger talks about the underlying generator functions of existential risks and how we can solve them.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/generator
This episode is sponsored by: https://futurethinkers.org/qualia
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Jul 17, 2018
FTP058: Daniel Schmachtenberger - Pt 2: Solving The Generator Functions of Existential Risks
35:04

Part 2: Daniel Schmachtenberger talks about the underlying generator functions of existential risks and how we can solve them.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/generator
This episode is sponsored by: https://futurethinkers.org/qualia
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Jul 17, 2018
FTP057: Daniel Schmachtenberger - Pt 1: Solving The Generator Functions of Existential Risks
58:25

Part 1: Daniel Schmachtenberger talks about the underlying generator functions of existential risks and how we can solve them.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/generator
This episode is sponsored by: https://futurethinkers.org/qualia
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Jul 17, 2018
FTP056: Emmanuel Jal - The Incredible Resilience of The Human Mind
29:53

Emmanuel Jal, former child soldier from South Sudan turned musician and activist, talks about mental resilience, sovereignty, and importance of storytelling.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/56
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Jun 29, 2018
FTP055: David Katz - Solving Plastic Pollution and Alleviating Poverty
44:51

David Katz, the founder of The Plastic Bank, talks about turning plastic waste into a currency, alleviating poverty, what it means to have self-sovereignty, and being the creator of your life.
Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/55
This episode is sponsored by BitGuild: https://futurethinkers.org/play
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Jun 11, 2018
FTP054: Toni Lane Casserly - Paradigm Shifts of Culture and Consciousness
49:58

Toni Lane Casserly, the Co-Founder of CoinTelegraph and CULTU.RE, investor, recording artist and the founder of the “immateralism” art movement, talks about cultural and consciousness shifts, how blockchain technology can help advance human rights, and increasing our self sovereignty.
Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/54
This episode is sponsored by BitGuild: https://futurethinkers.org/play
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May 24, 2018
FTP053: Ramez Naam - Reasons To Be Optimistic About the Future
43:10

Ramez Naam, computer scientist, futurist and author of five books, including The Nexus trilogy and The Infinite Resource, discusses intersections between blockchain, energy and transport, taking responsibility for the use of technology, and creating a positive future.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/53
This episode is sponsored by MakerDAO: https://futurethinkers.org/maker
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May 16, 2018
FTP052: Guy Standing - Making Basic Income a Reality
52:55

Guy Standing, one of the world's most prominent researchers and authors on the subject of basic income, talks about the evolution of the idea, the results of basic income pilot experiments, and how it can be made a reality on a larger scale.


Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/52
This episode is sponsored by BitGuild: https://futurethinkers.org/bitguild
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Apr 24, 2018
FTP051: Vít Jedlička - Liberland: Prototype For a Decentralized State
47:19

Vít Jedlička, a Czech politician, publicist and activist, talks about starting Liberland, the First Decentralized Autonomous Government.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/51

This episode is sponsored by: http://futurethinkers.org/bitguild

Crypto Radio podcast: http://cryptoradio.io

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Apr 07, 2018
FTP050: Daniel Jeffries - The Evolution of Systems and The Meaning of Life
41:40

Daniel Jeffries dives deeper into discussion of ideologies, systems thinking and the meaning of life.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/50

This episode is sponsored by Qualia, Broad-Spectrum Cognitive Enhancement: http://futurethinkers.org/qualia

Help us make more episodes: http://futurethinkers.org/support

Crypto Radio podcast: http://cryptoradio.io

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Mar 30, 2018
FTP049: Daniel Jeffries - Decentralized Governance and Identity
47:01

Dan Jeffries talks about the most powerful impact of cryptocurrency, the ideology issues connected with incentivization and how a direct decentralized democracy might look like in the future.  

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/49

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Feb 25, 2018
FTP048: Jordan Greenhall - Sovereignty in Chaos
42:07

Jordan Greenhall of Neurohacker Collective talks about building sovereignty in times of chaos, and the importance of feminine power.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/48

Crypto Radio podcast: http://cryptoradio.io 

CoSyndicate crypto investment platform: http://cosyndicate.io 

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Jan 09, 2018
FTP047: Jordan Greenhall - Collective Intelligence During Global Collapse
44:02

Jordan Greenhall of Neurohacker Collective talks about the global collapse threatening humanity, the loss of sense making, sovereignty, and the need for a collective intelligence.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/47

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Dec 12, 2017
FTP046: Daniel Schmachtenberger - The Existential Game
01:04:55

Daniel Schmachtenberger interview on mitigating natural and human-caused existential risks and designing post-capitalist systems.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/46

Listen to previous episodes with Daniel Schmachtenberger: http://futurethinkers.org/daniel

This episode is sponsored by BCDC: http://futurethinkers.org/bcdc

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Oct 16, 2017
FTP045: Amber Case- Calm Technology and Human-Machine Interactions
41:58

MIT and Harvard researcher Amber Case talks about how to make human-technology interactions more unintrusive, healthy, and productive.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/45

This episode was sponsored by the Blockchain Development Company: http://futurethinkers.org/bcdc

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Sep 16, 2017
FTP044: David Orban - Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century
54:27

David Orban - entrepreneur, investor, and faculty of Singularity University talks about new technologies and their impact on entrepreneurship in the 21st century.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/44

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Aug 21, 2017
FTP043: Daniel Schmachtenberger - Neurogenesis
50:24

Daniel Schmachtenberger talks about neurohacking, inducing the process of neurogenesis through exercise, supplements, meditation, and other techniques.

Show notes for this episode: http://futurethinkers.org/43

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Aug 04, 2017
FTP042: Daniel Schmachtenberger - Neurohacking
01:03:27

Daniel Schmachtenberger talks neurohacking: technologies and techniques for optimizing neurological functions, like meditation, EEG, and supplements

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/42 

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Jul 19, 2017
FTP041: Possibilities of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
42:01

From Bitcoin to Ethereum and beyond, blockchain technology is set to disrupt everything from finance to law to production to communication. 

How notes with links and mentions: http://futurethinkers.org/41

Thank you to our sponsor Aeternity: http://futurethinkers.org/aeternitylink

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May 31, 2017
FTP040: Dr. Kirby Surprise - Ayahuasca and Synchronocity
28:33

Dr. Kirby Surprise talks about ayahuasca,synchronicity, magic, and how these tools can be used to understand the unconscious mind and change our reality

How notes with links and mentions: http://futurethinkers.org/40

Listen to the 1st half of this interview: http://futurethinkers.org/37

Thank you to our sponsor Aeternity: http://futurethinkers.org/aeternitylink

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May 28, 2017
FTP039: Dr. Jordan Peterson - Archetypes, Psychedelics and Enlightenment
55:36

Dr. Jordan Peterson talks about Jung's view of enlightenment, archetypes and how they apply to personal development, and the value of psychedelics.

Show notes with links and mentions: http://futurethinkers.org/39

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May 03, 2017
FTP038: Dr. Jordan Peterson - Mapping the Mind, Failed Utopias, and Finding Meaning
56:22

Psychology professor Dr. Jordan Peterson talks about mapping the mind, the failure of post-modernism and other utopian ideologies, and finding meaning in life.

Show notes with the links & mentions: http://futurethinkers.org/jordan-peterson-utopias-mapping-mind-meaning 

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Apr 03, 2017
FTP037: Dr. Kirby Surprise - Synchronicity
01:13:06

Dr. Kirby Surprise explains the science behind synchronicity - the seemingly random but deeply meaningful coincidences

Check out the notes, mentions, and books from this episode: http://futurethinkers.org/37

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Mar 15, 2017
FTP036: Daniel Schmachtenberger - Phase Shifting Humanity
01:01:37

Danial Schmachtenberger on humanity's phase shift, complex global systems, sustainability, decentralization, and finding your purpose

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/36

This episode is sponsored by Aeternity, The Oracle Machine: http://futurethinkers.org/aeternitylink

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Feb 10, 2017
FTP035: Duncan Trussell - Manipulating Reality
41:37

Duncan Trussell on manipulating reality, psychedelics and magick, the dangers of the astral realm, and the importance of loving yourself and others.

Check out the show notes for book mentions & other resources: http://futurethinkers.org/duncan-trussell-manipulating-reality

Jan 19, 2017
FTP034: Duncan Trussell - Apocalypse and The Cognitive Vertigo of Reality
39:47

Duncan Trussell talks about the apocalypse, climate change, terrorism, existential risk, propaganda, and how psychedelics can lift the veil of Maya illusion

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/duncan-trussell-apocalypse

Jan 10, 2017
FTP033: Vince Meens - Blockchain - The Building Blocks for a New Society
01:05:05

There is more to blockchain than just Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Interview with Vince Meens about unusual and innovative ideas about the blockchain to do with the sharing economy, identity and reputation, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and decentralized large-scale projects for good.

Get the full show notes & resources here: http://futurethinkers.org/blockchain-new-society-vince-meens/

Dec 03, 2016
FTP032: Aric Dromi - Smart Cities of The Future
42:43

What will cities of the future look and feel like? We talk to Aric Dromi, the futurologist at Volvo, about how VR, AI and blockchain will rapidly transform cities in the next decade. 

Read the show notes and get the mentions & links: http://futurethinkers.org/smart-cities-future-aric-dromi

Oct 13, 2016
FTP031: Scott Santens - Basic Income
48:56

What happens if we gave everyone a basic income? The pros and cons, experiments, and theory behind the "free money" - an interview with Scott Santens.

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/basic-income-scott-santens/

Jul 29, 2016
FTP030: Robin Hanson - Brain Emulation
01:03:26

Robin Hanson on whole brain emulation, and what the world will be like 1 year after we upload ourselves to the internet, considering economics, physics, psychology, and other scientific perspectives. 

Show notes: http://futurethinkers.org/robin-hanson-age-of-em/

Jul 05, 2016
FTP029: The Death of The DAO and Codifying Ethics in Blockchain
26:03

The attack on The DAO, what it means for the future of Ethereum, the fork and other decentralized blockchain projects and cryptocurrencies. 

Jun 23, 2016
FTP028: Vinay Gupta - Enlightenment for the Future of Humanity
57:56

Vinay Gupta on the value of enlightenment for the modern age and the future of humanity, existential risks, evolution, transhumanism, and new meditation app

May 19, 2016
FTP027: Vinay Gupta - The Practical Steps to Enlightenment
01:14:01

Vinay Gupta explains the practical steps to enlightenment: the stages leading up, common problems, guru relationship questions, and meditation techniques

May 12, 2016
FTP026: Vinay Gupta - What Is Enlightenment?
01:02:41

Vinay Gupta on what enlightenment is, its relationship with modern science, and the misconceptions, mythology and dogmas we need to get rid of to bring enlightenment into the modern age

May 04, 2016
FTP025: James Hughes - Cyborg Buddha and Transhuman Enlightenment
59:09

James Hughes interview on his upcoming book Cyborg Buddha, transhuman enlightenment, moral enhancement, future of democracy, and universal basic income

Apr 14, 2016
FTP024: David Brin - Building Future Societies with Transparency and Freedom
01:02:49

David Brin interview about transparency and privacy, future societies, political systems, cultural renaissances, science fiction, and fermi paradox

Mar 31, 2016
FTP023: Phil Torres - Existential Risks to Humanity
49:00

Phil Torres talks about existential risks to humanity - climate change, nuclear war, nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, and religious extremism

Mar 23, 2016
FTP022: DMT - Crazy Psychedelic or Portal to Other Dimensions?
59:51

DMT trip report and insights. Discussion about reality, higher consciousness, DMT entities and other dimensions / hyperspace, parallels with meditation.

Mar 02, 2016
FTP021: Psychedelics Changes My Life
47:15

Psychedelics, humanity's quest for transcendence, cultural programming and personal stigma, set and setting, and dissolving the ego

Feb 25, 2016
FTP020: Consciousness and The Three Bodies
52:39

The concept of the three bodies in spiritual traditions of the world, consciousness, and how environments and future technology can influence conscious states. 

Jan 13, 2016
FTP019: Vinay Gupta - Hakuna Matata, Space Pharaoh!
45:31

Vinay Gupta talks about consumerism, religion, evolution, quantum mechanics, artificial intelligence, Elon Musk, space exploration, and enlightenment

May 22, 2015
FTP018: Vinay Gupta - Techno-Social Systems
01:12:59

We talk with Vinay Gupta about techno-social systems, cryptography, Ethereum, decentralized platforms, meditation, basic human needs & new political systems

May 12, 2015
FTP017: Sci Fi, Copyright, and The Sharing Economy
32:17

We talk with Mike Johnston and Matt Bolton from the Robot Overlordz podcast about copyright, licensing laws, crowdfunding, and the sharing economy.

May 06, 2015
FTP016: Vitalik Buterin - Ethereum and Decentralized Blockchain Platforms
52:05

Vitalik Buterin talks about Ethereum, decentralized blockchain platforms, cryptocurrency, smart contracts, and why all those things matter for the future of the internet and society at large.

Apr 21, 2015
FTP015: Zoltan Istvan - Transhumanism and Future Politics
01:03:12

Zoltan Istvan on the future of politics, running for president, transhumanism and life extension technologies, psychedelics, journalism, direct democracy, and decentralized platforms.

Apr 13, 2015
FTP014: The Exponential Revolution
33:28

In this episode, Mike and I talk about this coming revolution, the move to decentralized systems, and what we all need to do to prepare for this new world.

Mar 30, 2015
FTP013: Conscious Evolution - Eliminating Discrimination
29:35

Mike and Euvie talk about "us and them" mentality, the psychology behind in group favouritism and out group discrimination, and the future of conscious evolution.

Jan 09, 2015
FTP012: The Future of Marketing is Storytelling
37:04

In this episode of the Future Thinkers Podcast, we talk about the future of marketing, how brands can reach their audience in the digital age, company ethics, and the dawn of authentic brand storytelling. 

Jan 03, 2015
FTP011: Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Basic Income
35:21

We explore Bitcoin and how open-source decentralized blockchain platforms can potentially change society as we know it.

Aug 21, 2014
FTP010: Nikola Danaylov - Shaping Our Own Future
36:09

In this episode, we talk with Nikola Danaylov from Singularity 1 on 1 podcast and Singularity Weblog about science, disruptive technologies, self education, and shaping our own future.

Aug 07, 2014
FTP009: The Future of Education
28:43

We talk about the importance of self-education, why educational institutions don't work, and how creating your own curriculum can help you make a career based on your core values and passions

Jul 31, 2014
FTP008: Jon Myers and Terry Lin - The Future of Work
32:01

We talk about the future of work, entrepreneurship, location independence, and digital nomad lifestyle, with Terry Lin and Jon Myers.

Jul 21, 2014
FTP007: Jesse Lawler - Transhumanism and Evolution
39:41

We talk with Jesse Lawler about transhumanism and its implication on society, technological evolution, the nature of reality, and privacy in the digital age.

Jun 18, 2014
FTP006: Individuality and The Borg
24:13

What makes you YOU? In this episode we talk about individuality, privacy, evolution, body hacking, technological singularity, and collective consciousness.

Mar 14, 2014
FTP005: Minecraft and Virtual Reality
17:47

In this episode of the Future Thinkers Podcast, we talk about Minecraft, virtual reality, and the simulation hypothesis.We mention the Oculus rift, Alex Wissner Gross and the equation for intelligence, and minecraft end poem.

Mar 01, 2014
FTP004: Would You Date a Machine?
15:51

In this episode, we do a review of the recently released futurist movie "HER", and talk about human - AI relationships of the future, and the issues surrounding them.

Feb 12, 2014
FTP003: The Fermi Paradox
12:36

In this episode of the Future Thinkers Podcast, we talk about the Fermi Paradox, the apparent contradiction between high estimates of the probability of the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations and the lack of evidence for such civilizations

Feb 12, 2014
FTP002: Creativity and Singularity
16:04

In this episode of the Future Thinkers Podcast, we talk about creativity as the meaning of life, and how those ideas relate to the Technological Singularity. 

Feb 12, 2014
FTP001: Technology and Spirituality
19:05

Welcome to the first episode of the Future Thinkers Podcast! Here we will talk about futurology, technology, singularity, spirituality, and philosophy. In this episode, we talk about meditation being a possibly window into how an AI's thought process.

Feb 11, 2014