The Jim Rutt Show
Crisp conversations with critical thinkers at the leading edge of science, technology, politics, and social systems.
EP131 Jason Mauck on #FarmWeird
Monday 14 June 2021
: Jason Mauck talks to Jim about what lead him to farm, how & why he started Constant Canopy, agriculture innovation dynamics &...
EP130 Ken Stanley on Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned
Monday 07 June 2021
: Ken Stanley and Jim talk about his wide-ranging book Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective. They cover the no free...
Currents 033: Connor Leahy on Deep Learning
Friday 04 June 2021
: Connor Leahy has a wide-ranging chat with Jim about the state & future of Deep Learning… Connor Leahy has a wide-ranging chat with Jim...
EP129 Stephanie Lepp on Deep Reckonings
Monday 31 May 2021
: Stephanie Lepp & Jim have a wide-ranging talk on her two-time Webby Award winning video series, Deep Reckonings… Stephanie...
EP128 Forrest Landry on Immanent Metaphysics: Part 3
Thursday 27 May 2021
: Forrest Landry & Jim continue their exploration of Forrest’s Immanent Metaphysics by diving deep into its Incommensuration Theorem...
EP127 Jonathan Rowson on The Moves That Matter
Monday 24 May 2021
: Jonathan Rowson & Jim have a wide-ranging talk about his book, The Moves That Matter: A Chess Grandmaster on the Game of Life…...
EP126 Jordan Gruber & James Fadiman on Our Symphony of Selves
Monday 17 May 2021
: Jordan Gruber & James Fadiman talk with Jim about their new book, Your Symphony of Selves: Discover and Understand More of Who We...
EP125 Samo Burja on Societal Decline: Part 2
Monday 10 May 2021
: Samo Burja & Jim continue their convo about Great Founder Theory: history, bureaucracy vs delegation, competition, ambition, empire...
Currents 032: Tyson Yunkaporta on Spirits, GameB & Protopias
Friday 07 May 2021
: Tyson Yunkaporta joins Jim for another wide-ranging yarn that covers DMT & machine elves, survivance, ego death, selling souls, and much...
EP124 Jim Hackett on Ford, Electric Cars & More
Monday 03 May 2021
: Former Ford CEO, Jim Hackett & Jim have a wide-ranging talk about the history & future of electric cars, the automotive industry,...
Currents 031: Trent Loos on Family Ranching
Thursday 29 April 2021
: Trent Loos talks to Jim about his multi-generational Nebraska-based ranching operation… Trent Loos talks to Jim about his...
EP123 Jamie Wheal on Recapturing the Rapture
Monday 26 April 2021
: Jamie Wheal talks to Jim about his new book, Recapture the Rapture: Rethinking God, Sex, and Death in a World That’s Lost Its Mind…...
Currents 030: Daniel Schmachtenberger on The Consilience Project
Thursday 22 April 2021
: Daniel Schmachtenberger & Jim talk about his newly launched project, The Consilience Project… Daniel Schmachtenberger & Jim...
EP122 Ashley Colby on Subsistence Agriculture
Monday 19 April 2021
: Ashley Colby & Jim talk about her book, Subsistence Agriculture in the US, moving to Uruguay, starting the Rizoma Field School, and...
EP121 Broke in America with Joanne Goldblum & Colleen Shaddox
Monday 12 April 2021
: Joanne Goldblum & Colleen Shaddox talk to Jim about their book, Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending U.S. Poverty…...
EP120 James Ehrlich on ReGen Villages Part 2
Thursday 08 April 2021
: James Ehrlich & Jim continue their conversation on ReGen Villages: smart houses & neighborhoods, regulatory hurdles,...
EP119 Max Borders on Post-Collapse
Monday 05 April 2021
: Max Borders & Jim continue their last conversation on his book, After Collapse: The End of America and the Rebirth of Her Ideals…...
EP118 Matt Ridley on How Innovation Works
Tuesday 30 March 2021
: Matt Ridley talks to Jim about his latest book, How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom… Matt Ridley talks to Jim about...
EP117 Samo Burja on Societal Decline
Tuesday 23 March 2021
: Samo Burja talks to Jim about his book, Great Founder Theory: theories & limits of history, institutions, design vs evolution, declining...
EP116 Doug Erwin on the Cambrian Explosion
Monday 15 March 2021
: Doug Erwin talks to Jim about his book, The Cambrian Explosion: The Construction of Animal Biodiversity… Doug Erwin talks to Jim about...
Currents 029: Vance Crowe on the “Well-Actually” Graph
Friday 12 March 2021
: Jim talks to Vance Crowe about what led him to work at Monsanto, how he discovered & uses the “Well_Actually” Graph, GameB, VR...
EP115 Max Borders on America’s Collapse
Monday 08 March 2021
: Max Borders with Jim on his new book, After Collapse: The End of America and the Rebirth of Her Ideals: GameB, complexity, climate,...
EP114 John Bunzl on his Simpol Solution
Monday 01 March 2021
: John Bunzl talks to Jim about the multi-faceted approach to global cooperation he created, Simpol – The Simultaneous Policy… John Bunzl...
Currents 028: Simon DeDeo on Explaining Explanation
Thursday 25 February 2021
: Jim & Simon DeDeo on his recent paper, “From Probability to Consilience: How Explanatory Values Implement Bayesian Reasoning“… In...
EP113 Zak Stein on Hierarchical Complexity
Monday 22 February 2021
: Zak Stein & Jim have a wide-ranging talk about the history & dynamics of hierarchical complexity & human development… Zak...