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Why New Technologies Need Sharper Critical Thinking - Andrea Bauer, Founder & Senior Advisor, BEAM Innovation Studio

March 6, 2019

Andrea Bauer speaks about spotting waves of change as an innovation consultant, research through discussion, applying critical thinking to new technologies, how technologies introduce conflicts, possible side effects of blockchains, the evolution of trust and why "trustless" is BS, why we need a purpose-centered discussion, how reading philosophy helps develop critical thinking, and much more.

Andrea is an innovation consultant, strategic advisor, krypto economist, and author on digital media management. She is the founder of BEAM Innovation Studio and DECRYPT in Berlin and the co-founder of D.DAY Network, a think thank and community of leading thinkers and creators, dedicated to establish a holistic understanding of the effects of our digital era.

Andrea Bauer: https://www.andreabauer.org, https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreabauer, https://twitter.com/Andrea__B

Andrea's book "The Krypto Economy": http://www.thekryptoeconomy.com

BEAM Innovation Studio: http://www.beam-studio.com

Decrypt: https://www.decrypt.world

D.DAY: http://www.ddaynetwork.com

Also mentioned in this episode:

Friedrich Nietsche's "Thus Spoke Zarathustra": https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/51893.Thus_Spoke_Zarathustra

Yuval Harari: https://www.ynharari.com

David Graeber: https://www.davidgraeber.industries, https://www.twitter.com/davidgraeber

This episode was recorded at Rent24 in Berlin. https://www.rent24.com/en 

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