DiscoverZengineering: A Philosophy of Science, Technology, Art & Engineering087 - with Sam Rad - On Blockchains, Supply Chains, and Paradigm Shifts
087 - with Sam Rad - On Blockchains, Supply Chains, and Paradigm Shifts

087 - with Sam Rad - On Blockchains, Supply Chains, and Paradigm Shifts

Update: 2019-12-10
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Our friends, the Zengineers,


We are joined this week by anthropologist, technologist, speaker, and author, Samantha Radocchia, AKA, Sam Rad. Yeah, that's a great full name and great nickname. Way to be named, Sam!!


We've been excited about this conversation for a while because, from the very beginning, we knew we were going to talk about a lot of our shared passions. Sam is not only the author of Bitcoin Pizza (how Adam and her started talking), but she also co-founded and operated a technology startup merging blockchain and manufacturing supply chain. What a rad combo! See what we did there? Of course you do. Our listeners are sharp as tacks. Needless to say we took a lot of fun turns exploring technology, manufacturing, blockchain, and even competitive skydiving, with Sam.


What has she learned from all this experience? Well similar to some other sages we've spoken to, technology is wildly complex, its pace is changing the world in ways we must work hard to understand, and, if done right, we can form these technologies to make the world not only more successful, but just plain better for every one and every thing.


We hope you enjoy Sam's joyful energy and wise insights as much as we did.


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Cheers,


Adam & Brian


Show Notes


Sam on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samantharadocchia/


Sam's new book, "Bitcoin Pizza": https://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Pizza-No-Bullshit-Guide-Blockchain-ebook/dp/B07TYHKVLF


Sam's Supply Chain Startup: https://www.chronicled.com/


Saving Time, Working Remotely: https://twitter.com/madisonkanna/status/1154169387470823425?s=21


Dropzone Trailer (yes, it is an awesome movie about competetive skydiving featuring true classics like Wesley Snipes and Gary Busey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XX17-NVFgGY


And ... one more for the history books, the Aspen Extreme Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn5Q_fjvKVQ


Fav Quote: "You know how you know a good expert? They try to tell you they aren’t an expert."



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087 - with Sam Rad - On Blockchains, Supply Chains, and Paradigm Shifts

087 - with Sam Rad - On Blockchains, Supply Chains, and Paradigm Shifts

Brian and Adam