RChain Blog

RCast 123 – [Climate & Coordination] Feb 5 2021 – UN Climate poll, Tim Cook keynote on Privacy, Shoshana Zuboff and An Epistemic Coup, Tim Sweeny’s call for an Open Metaverse

Subscribe to the RCast podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify

0:00:00​ – Intro

0:01:12​ – Nora article – UN News – Climate change is a ‘global emergency’, people say in biggest ever climate poll – https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/01/…

0:08:35​ – Greg – reach out to gaming communities

0:12:00​ – The STOA – https://www.thestoa.ca/​ collective intelligence https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfI5…

0:14:20​ – Nora article – Forbes – ExxonMobil Caps Year From Hell With $22 Billion Loss, As Activists Demand Big Change https://www.forbes.com/sites/christop…

0:34:32​ – Darryl articles – Tim Cook: Privacy and climate change are ‘the top issues of the century’

https://www.fastcompany.com/90599049/…https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ap…https://www.idownloadblog.com/2021/01…

Gave keynote address: https://www.cpdpconferences.org/

Full speech here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaLxT…

0:38:15​ – Shoshana Zuboff article in the NYT’s: The Coup We Are Not Talking About – We can have democracy, or we can have a surveillance society, but we cannot have both. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/29/op…​ An Epistemic Coup – a takeover of knowledge.

0:44:38​ – Greg response – Yuval Harari – Homo Deus

0:46:25​ – Ian – Yuval Harari recent conversation with Tristan Harris – https://www.humanetech.com/podcast/28…​ – Yuval gets into behavioural types – friendly algorithms

0:49:00​ – Darryl article – Tim Sweeney: The open metaverse requires companies to have enlightened self-interest https://venturebeat.com/2021/01/27/ti…​ As we transition to virtual lifestyles – it is vital that the metaverse serves all people: “Sweeney said it is important the metaverse is not controlled by any one corporation, but by everybody.”