Nora Bateson is an award-winning filmmaker, writer and educator, and as President of the International Bateson Institute, an organisation that integrates the sciences, arts and professional knowledge to create a qualitative inquiry of the integration of life. Her work is focused on the innumerable relationships that define our world and who we are, understanding the role that perception and context plays in our interactions. Her work brings the fields of biology, cognition, art, anthropology, psychology, and information technology together into a study of the patterns in ecology of living systems.
In our conversation, we cover:
Blockchain technology has potential to transform society. It’s described as ‘the trust machine’ – an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to record not just financial transactions but virtually everything of value.
What are the universal scaling laws of life and what do they mean for how our societies today function and their survival in the future?
How do we beat one of the greatest challenges humanity has ever faced? What sort of thinking should we employ to act boldly and swiftly in times of uncertainty?
What's the relationship between the chaos, order, and ethics? How can we represent value without sacrificing accuracy? This and more in this episode.
How can looking at the contexts we are embedded within change how we relate and act within the world? This and more in this episode.
A conversation with a poet-philosopher, paleontologist-futurist who's weaving together a cosmic story of Life.