This episode is a fun exercise in using history to shape the future: we describe 10 elements of the ideal world by choosing their best manifestations from the past. The discussion became a mix-and-match of different artistic, technological, and industrial eras that we think would complement to form the perfect world.
Listen for a wildly, recklessly optimistic conversation (ft. stink-chariots and a thermal staircase)!
2 : 17 – TRANSPORTATION : trains, ships, system change.
7 : 45 – FASHION : 1940s; 2049.
11 : 42 – ARCHITECTURE & CITY DESIGN : Neoclassical, Rococo, Solarpunk.
21 : 18 – ART : film, Impressionism, Baroque.
25 : 34 – MEDIA : is there any way to save how we receive ‘the news’?
32 : 32 – MINDSET : Enlightenment! + discussing a people with a purpose.
42 : 28 – ENERGY : planning the day around sunlight.
46 : 45 – TECHNOLOGY : personalized medicine + pursuing art, not vanity.
49 : 37 – FOOD : (pre-processed).
56 : 23 – EDUCATION : building a new Renaissance.
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