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Host Craig James meets with many of today’s most provocative thinkers to explore the meta-questions of life. It's 35 minutes of deep and thoughtful discussion guaranteed to feed the curious mind.

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Humanity, Economy and Code with Philip Auerswald

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What truly is code? How can the definition of code be better associated with the progression of humankind? Can this adapted understanding influence our relationship with progress?

In this episode, Host Craig James is joined by economist and author of “The Code Economy” Philip Auerswald. Together, they discuss the purpose of code, the importance of scaling outwards, and even the significance of the chocolate chip cookie.

Philip Auerswald is chief academic officer of the Hult Prize Foundation. He is also the founding board chair and president of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the founder of Innovations journal (MIT Press), and a professor of public policy at George Mason University. Auerswald has published over fifty books, peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and professional reports on entrepreneurship, innovation, and public policy. He is among the leading authorities globally on policies to enable entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Learn more about Philip by following these links:

Oxford University Press: The Code Economy: A Forty-Thousand-Year History

Harvard Business Review: "The Ups and Downs of India’s Digital Transformation"

TEDx: Eye Contact Can't be Automated

Harvard Business Review: "A Decade In, It’s Time to Supercharge the Giving Pledge"

New York Times: "As Population Growth Slows, Populism Surges”

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