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Jul
09

STEMPrime Supplemental #6 | Commentary on JRE Episode #1492 Jocko Willink Interview

This is a commentary on the Jocko Willink Interview. Jocko’s perspective and approach to leadership is phenomenal. As far as psychology and sociology goes – he’s nailed it. Simply listening to this man talk; I am nearly certain that he is, if not self-actualizing, he is on his way. He employs almost everything that we …

Jul
08

STEMPrime Supplemental #5 | Commentary on JRE Episode #1494 Bret Weinstein Interview

This supplemental is a commentary on Bret Weinstein’s interview on The Joe Rogan Experience. Bret Weinstein’s idea of “The Dark Horse Duo Presidential Plan” is brilliant, for way more than just one reason. I’ll review his idea and deliver my own personal perspective on the issue. This is a supplemental episode of The STEMPrime Researchcast …

Jul
07

Supplemental #10 | Thank You NVIDIA!

Public “Thank You!” to NVIDIA for accepting Phobos Technologies LLC into the Inception incubator program 🙂 This is a supplemental episode of The STEMPrime Researchcast which can be found on the following podcast platforms: https://anchor.fm/stemprime https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIkq0qPuFeAc7EwICeLrrw https://open.spotify.com/show/09CTtuOgfKro6IVOqMQY0g https://www.breaker.audio/the-stemprime-researchcast https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9kN2NlZmY0L3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz https://pca.st/oo4po5c1 https://radiopublic.com/the-stemprime-researchcast-8g1aVa

Jul
07

Supplemental #9 | Legalized Ransom & Kidnapping

When it comes to social damage, nothing compares to how we abuse money. Arrests really are just legalized kidnapping; and bail really is just legalized ransom. How we handle crime and punishment is simply, and unarguably wrong. We’ve put currency on such an impossible pedestal that every corner we turn, money is destroying something.   …

Jul
07

STEMPrime Supplemental #4: Commentary on JRE Episode #1498 Jon Stewart Interview

This is a commentary on the Jon Stewart interview. His philosophies are completely in-line with STEM Theory. This is a supplemental episode of The STEMPrime Researchcast which can be found on the following podcast platforms: https://anchor.fm/stemprime https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIkq0qPuFeAc7EwICeLrrw https://open.spotify.com/show/09CTtuOgfKro6IVOqMQY0g https://www.breaker.audio/the-stemprime-researchcast https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9kN2NlZmY0L3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz https://pca.st/oo4po5c1 https://radiopublic.com/the-stemprime-researchcast-8g1aVa

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | What Is Social Auto-Actualization?

Episode 7 excerpt – An explanation of social auto-actualization as opposed to self-actualization.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | What Is This AI STEM Drive You Speak Of?

Episode 7 excerpt – A short and sweet explanation of The AI STEM Drive and The STEM Epiconomy.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The Supra-Organism Optima: Yes, Even If You’re Buddhist

Episode 7 excerpt –  Here, I describe the different between the supra-organism optima and the super-organism.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Goodbye Spam; We Won’t Miss You

Episode 7 excerpt – A quick explanation as to how we can literally wipe everything from email spam, issues with truth in advertising, manipulative advertising practices, cold calls, and annoying marketing completely from the face of our planet.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Completely Eliminating Unemployment

Episode 7 excerpt – We’ll explain why, under the STEM Epiconomy, unemployment literally becomes an impossibility.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The Pragmatic Production and Distribution Model: Business After Scarcity

Episode 7 excerpt – We’re taking a look at how business, production, and distribution might change under The STEM Epiconomy.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Thermodynamics vs Money (spoiler: science wins)

Episode 6, parts 3&4 excerpt – this is as condensed as I could make this clip. This covers the three functions of money and why these particular arguments *for* the use of money fly directly in the face of thermodynamics.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | What Are The Four Laws of Thermodynamics?

Episode 6 parts 3&4 excerpt – This is just a quick rundown of the four laws of thermodynamics.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The AI STEM Drive Hits Efficiency Bedrock

Episode 6 parts 3&4 excerpt – This should go without saying for anybody who follows this series.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | How I Botched Episode 6

Episode 6 parts 3&4 – I’m using an analogy to explain how I botched the first 2 installments of episode 6.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | There Is No Exchange In Nature: An Argument Against The ‘Medium of Exchange’

Episode 6 part 2/4 excerpt – this is the entire argument as to why a “medium of exchange” is just a bad idea from a thermodynamic perspective. There is no exchange in nature – and therein lies the rub.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | A Rebuttal to Jeremy Bentham’s & Prof Scott Huettel’s Definitions of Value

Episode 6 part 2/4 excerpt – Prof Scott Huettel’s course, “Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide” on The Great Courses Plus website is an amazing course, and I would definitely recommend it to anybody interested in economics. However – he reviews Jeremy Benthams claim that value is attributable to pain and pleasure, and then …

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Why The Term “Post-Scarcity” Needs To Be Replaced

Episode 6 part 2/4 excerpt – In reference to The STEMPrime Researchcast’s “Creative Language & Essay Contest: The New Post-Scarcity”, I review the two main issues I have with using the term “post-scarcity” especially when it comes to STEM Theory. The contest submission deadline is October 1st, 2020 at 12:00am The contest rules can be …

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Harmonized-State Potential, A Superior Valuation Schema

Episode 6 part 1/4 excerpt – an explanation of ‘Harmonized-State Potential’ as a superior replacement for our current valuation system.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Money Is An Ancient, Primitive-Human Invention

Episode 6 part 1/4 excerpt – What are the implications of money’s origins?

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Commentary on ‘Words & Numbers Episode #167’: If It Saves Just One Life

Episode 5 excerpt – Antony Davies and James Harrigan of the Words & Number podcast (https://fee.org/shows/audio/words-numbers/) dedicated an entire episode to the pandemic-fueled “If it saves just one life” mantra and the associated question of the morality of the situation. The episode referenced is #167 (https://fee.org/shows/audio/words-numbers/viewing-the-world-through-panic-tinted-glasses)

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Cutting Crime By Over 90%

Episode 4 excerpt – I break down crime into two major categories according to crime statistics provided by The FBI (https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s & https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2018/crime-in-the-u.s.-2018). A logical analysis shows us the surprisingly large percentage of crimes that are financially motivated. So – how does this play into STEM Theory?

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | How The Financial Drive Exacerbates Pandemic Fallout

Episode 3 excerpt – Putting public safety in the hands of a system that is inherently unstable; such as a financial market, has to be one of the least thought-through support structures that we have in place anywhere. The healthy flow of resources and the availability of necessary workers is a vital component for successfully …

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Economy vs Epiconomy: We Are Not Corrupt By Nature

Episode 3 excerpt – I detail the disparity between the two ideas: economy and epiconomy. Given what we know of human psychology, we can easily make the deduction that corruption is born from a currency-driven economy; that the financial motive is the basic substrate from which corruption springs.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Requirements for Post-Scarcity: AI & The Repudiation of Currency

Episode 2 excerpt – what is required in order to achieve “post-scarcity” and find our utopian equilibrium?

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Seeking Your Profession: Financial Motivations vs Motivations to Self-Actualize

Episode 2 excerpt – I discuss the vast difference between these two modes of operational motivation; especially on the professional landscape.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Self Actualization: A Requisite Component of “Post-Scarcity”

Episode 2 excerpt – I discuss self-actualization’s role in conducting a successful STEM Epiconomy.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The Self-Determination Theory of Motivation

Episode 2 excerpt – A brief explanation of SDT (Self-Determination Theory) and its application in STEM Theory, specifically its role in promoting self-actualization.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | STEM Theory in a Nutshell: The Capability To Build A Dyson Sphere

Episode 1 excerpt – What exactly is “STEM Theory” and how it might, very literally change our world. Building a Dyson Sphere would be child’s play compared to what STEM Theory hypothesizes could accomplished.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | What is Ideophysical Dynamism? and “The Root of All Evil”

Episode 1 excerpt – What is ideophysical dynamism and how does it relate to money in particular.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | Money Hijacks Two Fundamental Natural Systems

Episode 1 excerpt – CDEs (Currency Driven Economies) and currency itself are not as innocent as they might seem.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The City Automata (thought experiment)

Episode 1 excerpt – This is a thought experiment designed to evoke questions about the use of money.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The Island (economic thought experiment)

Episode 1 excerpt – The Island is a small thought experiment that spawns the question: “Couldn’t you just get rid of money and have everybody pitching in?”

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The Body Economic (thought experiment)

Episode 1 excerpt – The Body Economic is a thought experiment designed to accentuate several, often overlooked, issues with a currency driven economy.

Jul
06

STEMPrime Edibles | The Village (economic thought experiment)

Episode 1 Excerpt – The Village outlines some of the major issues with using money is the manner that we do.

Jun
29

E0007 | Marketing After Scarcity: Permanent Elimination of Spam & Cold Calling

What would happen to marketing and advertisement after a “post-scarcity” world has been achieved? This episode is an educated analysis of the business landscape in such a radically different social structure. —————————————————————————- If you are a scientist, researcher, or professional in a relevant field and you feel you have something to contribute to our efforts …

Jun
15

E0006 3/4 & 4/4: Thermodynamics & The Three Functions of Money: Currency’s Hamartia

The 3rd and 4th installments have been combined into a single, hard-hitting collection of deductive arguments, neatly wrapping episode #6 up. Medium of Exchange and the four Laws of Thermodynamics are quickly reviewed. With the use of an analogy, the difficulty in explaining Medium of Exchange from a thermodynamic perspective is addressed. A full analysis …

Jun
09

STEMPrime Supplemental [S0003]: The AI Singularity’s Sociopathic Foundation

Should we fear the coming singularity? If we continue to build and specifically tune machine learning algorithms specifically for the acquisition of wealth, then the answer is a resounding, ‘Yes’! This is a supplemental episode of The STEMPrime Researchcast which can be found on the following podcast platforms:   https://anchor.fm/stemprime https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIkq0qPuFeAc7EwICeLrrw https://open.spotify.com/show/09CTtuOgfKro6IVOqMQY0g https://www.breaker.audio/the-stemprime-researchcast https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy9kN2NlZmY0L3BvZGNhc3QvcnNz https://pca.st/oo4po5c1 …

Jun
02

STEMPrime Supplemental [S0002]: All The Shitty Things: Commentary on Silicon Valley, Police Brutality, And Our Incredibly Poor COVID-19 Preparation

This supplemental is a commentary on how our current currency driven economy is at the core of the majority of our most frustrating issues.

Jun
02

S0001: Creative Language & Essay Contest, The New “Post-Scarcity”

Official Rules  ———————————————————————————————————–  The Creative Language & Essay Contest begins on June 1st, 2020 The submission deadline is October 1st, 2020 at 12:00 am The winners will be announced by December 31st, 2020   RULES FOR CREATIVE LANGUAGE & ESSAY CONTEST   Please visit https://stemdrive.ai/ for rules and video

May
28

E0006 2/4: Thermodynamics & The Three Functions Of Money: Behavioral Economics & Medium of Exchange

This is the first of the four-part series, “Thermodynamics & The Three Functions Of Money”. This second quarter-episode is titled, ‘Behavioral Economics & Medium of Exchange” In light of Professor Scott Huetell’s, ‘Behavioral Economics’ course on The Great Courses Plus website (https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/behavioral-economics-when-psychology-and-economics-collide), I begin this lecture with a review of what exactly value is. Dr. …

May
11

E0006 1/4: Thermodynamics & The Three Functions Of Money: What Is Value?

This is the first of the four-part series, “Thermodynamics & The Three Functions Of Money”. This first quarter-episode is titled, ‘What Is Value?” It turns out that value is quite a bit trickier to quantify than one might think. In order to inspect the three functions of money through the lens of thermodynamics, we have …

May
04

E0005: Post-Scarcity? Seriously? Who Even Is This Guy?

!!! ANNOUNCEMENT !!! stemprimepodcast@gmail.com is no more. Listen for the new contact address. The STEMPrime Researchcast is a podcast designed to bring the viewers along with me during the primary research phase for the AI STEM Drive Each ‘supplemental’ is a short segment consisting of thoughts and ideas which are relevant to current events. Supplemental …

Apr
13

E0004: Crime & Education Within A Post-Scarce Epiconomy (Giterature & Torrent University)

The STEMPrime Researchcast is a podcast designed to bring the viewers along with me during the primary research phase for the AI STEM Drive Each ‘supplemental’ is a short segment consisting of thoughts and ideas which are relevant to current events. Supplemental episodes are not beholden to any specific platform or a schedule. Regular episodes …

Apr
06

E0003: The Economy Fueled COVID-19 Pandemic & The Epiconomy

The STEMPrime Researchcast is a podcast designed to bring the viewers along with me during the primary research phase for the AI STEM Drive Each ‘supplemental’ is a short segment consisting of thoughts and ideas which are relevant to current events. Supplemental episodes are not beholden to any specific platform or a schedule. Regular episodes …

Mar
30

E0002: The Psychological and Artificially Intelligent Nature of Post-Scarcity

The STEMPrime Researchcast is a podcast designed to bring the viewers along with me during the primary research phase for the AI STEM Drive Each ‘supplemental’ is a short segment consisting of thoughts and ideas which are relevant to current events. Supplemental episodes are not beholden to any specific platform or a schedule. Regular episodes …

Mar
23

E0001: Pilot / STEM Theory Fundamentals

The STEMPrime Researchcast is a podcast designed to bring the viewers along with me during the primary research phase for the AI STEM Drive Each ‘supplemental’ is a short segment consisting of thoughts and ideas which are relevant to current events. Supplemental episodes are not beholden to any specific platform or a schedule. Regular episodes …