In this episode, Austen interviews Conor's dad, J. Michael Sullivan, about the experience of raising Conor - whether that involved Conor getting kicked out of summer camp or dealing yerba mate out of his campus dorm. Mr. Sullivan shares some thoughts on dedication in the face of difficulty, and having faith in your kids.
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In the third episode of Radio Free Zion, Conor and Austen discuss Elizabeth Holmes' dog, 'unknown knowns', politics as religion, Carl Jung, Fiddler on the Roof, and maintaining perspective when your means grow faster than anticipated.
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Jason Crawford is the founder of The Roots of Progress, a nonprofit dedicated to establishing a new philosophy of progress for the 21st century. He writes extensively on the concepts of progress, origins of innovation, the history of the bicycle, and the concept of Minimum Viable Culture.
Formerly, Jason was co-founder & CEO of Fieldbook, a hybrid spreadsheet-database. He has also been an engineering manager at Flexport, Amazon, and Groupon. Jason also previously helped build a biotech supercomputer for D. E. Shaw Research.
Introducing Radio Free Zion with Austen Allred and Conor White-Sullivan.
Topics discussed: The heresy required to discover new things Newton spent 1/3 of his time studying religion, 1/3 studying alchemy, and 1/3 creating Newtonian physics The new tradeoffs introduced with new technology
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