Today we discussed rain in Greenland which occurred this year for the first time in recorded history. We also discussed “plant graffiti” in Ethiopia, as well as the “Wood Wide Web” project to map and better understand the world’s fungal networks in the soil. We also discussed Zuckerberg’s virtual world domination plans.
0:00:00 – Intro
0:33:37 – Darryl – Article – How Social Media is Changing our Brains https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/co… the influence of algorithms….fear and anger are deliberately built into Facebook’s information ecosystem.
0:38:36 – Zuckerberg’s plans with Media
0:47:20 – Greg – having narratives that support each of us getting through our lives – the stories we tell are important. The 60’s had a musical revolution – we need to be more confident and deliberate with our storytelling. and our music-ing.
0:49:00 – Greg – talking about music – when participating in the foresight vision weekend this past weekend, https://foresight.org/vision-weekend-… Alison and Mark created a book that’s all about intelligent coordination – they go pretty far field – yet they don’t look at music, yet the power of music as a coordination tool is undeniable. Try thinking of a movie without the soundtrack – it doesn’t even have the same meaning anymore.
0:51:56 – Darryl the coordinating power of music – I see music as having its hands handcuffed behind its back right now, and the reason is how the music industry has evolved over the years. 3 major companies in the world are your curators, and that’s how they have built their empire. Because they have grown up as an industry that is the controller of curation, what has happened is that there is a gap in the music industry right now. We have to take the curation back.
0:53:36 – Greg – we are the ones that make the music. Decentralization in regards to music is remembering that we can always make music with what we have…..