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What Does It Mean To Be a Mother Today? Defining Motherhood in Today’s Age
Guest: Laetitia Vitaud
Hosted by: Crystal Duan
Hollywood, Tech, and Philosophy – SuperSalon with Alex Grimwade
Guest: Alex Grimwade
Hosted by: Christophe Porot
Art and Exploration: Radical Self-Healing with Tao Lin
Guest: Tao Lin
Hosted by: Ava Huang
Kinderintellect: Raising Kids in a World of TechOnline
Technology has become an inescapable part of modern life, including the lives of our children. As a result, it can be challenging to strike a balance between the benefits and… Continue reading Kinderintellect: Raising Kids in a World of Tech
Interintellect 101: Twitter Spaces
Join us for "Interintellect 101"! We will be holding this Twitter space with Interintellect team members Christin Balan, Crystal Duan, and Nicky Buttigieg on the last Wednesday of every month… Continue reading Interintellect 101: Twitter Spaces
*MEMBERS ONLY* Community Chats | ReadingOnline
Interintellect Community Manager Nicky Buttigieg hosts a casual hangout to chat about what we've been reading. Let's talk about what we've been spending our time reading—books, poems, blog posts, newsletterism… Continue reading *MEMBERS ONLY* Community Chats | Reading
Washington DC Social: The Uncertainties of AbundanceWashington DC
We're once again gathering in Washington DC in person to talk about all things community, friendship, and independent scholarship. At this event, we will focus on the anxieties that come… Continue reading Washington DC Social: The Uncertainties of Abundance
Hosting 101: How To Write a Good Listing They’ll Want to AttendOnline
In this training, we’ll go back to the basics and cover best practices around salon structures and how to write good copy. What is a good way to market your… Continue reading Hosting 101: How To Write a Good Listing They’ll Want to Attend
*MEMBERS-ONLY* What Does Money Have To Do With Work? | Explore Your Relationship to MoneyOnline
What does money mean to you? Join Mary Bajorek, an Interintellect fellow, in her third installment of the 12-week journey of rehabilitating our work life, in which we’ll dive into… Continue reading *MEMBERS-ONLY* What Does Money Have To Do With Work? | Explore Your Relationship to Money
*FREE Public Event*| Philosophical Hope in Science and ReligionOnline
Who are we to talk about Teilhard de Chardin’s ambitious infusion of philosophical theology and science? We believe it takes a team of enthusiasts to honestly attend to Teilhard de… Continue reading *FREE Public Event*| Philosophical Hope in Science and Religion
Without Borders: Cultural Competence for International OrganizationsOnline
For the first salon of the Without Borders Series with host Nolan Yuma Janssens , we will discuss cultural competence in both a business and personal setting. We will use… Continue reading Without Borders: Cultural Competence for International Organizations
Doing Gentle With an Edge: Inner DialogueOnline
Experiment with ways of Doing Gentle With an Edge in your life, in this series hosted by Helena Roth, giver and receiver of Tankespjärn. What's the tone of my inner… Continue reading Doing Gentle With an Edge: Inner Dialogue
In Celebration of GrandparentsOnline
What do you know about your grandparents? In order for us to exist, our grandparents needed to exist first. Even though our grandparents are fundamental to our being, many of… Continue reading In Celebration of Grandparents
How the Art of the Personal Essay Helps Us Find AutonomyOnline
Personal essays have evolved over the past decades. However, there is an invisible ambivalence attached to the genre. It thrives beyond the fields of the literary soiree. It shines from… Continue reading How the Art of the Personal Essay Helps Us Find Autonomy
*MEMBERS-ONLY* Community Meet & Greetii Café Voice Channel
“Community Meet & Greet” is an on-going series, where Interintellect Community Manager Nicky Buttigieg will welcome new members and introduce them to our community. If you're new to the Interintellect… Continue reading *MEMBERS-ONLY* Community Meet & Greet
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IRL Highlight: Arts and Minds: Conversations in New York – Interintellect x Museum Mile
On-going IRL salons at the Guidepost Museum Mile in NYC!
How to Flourish: An Exploration of Life’s Biggest Questions
Next episode: April 19
Host: Vaughn Tan
Next event: April 20
Author Talks | Learning About Labor and Organizing
Host: Siena Chiang
Next event: April 20th
Conversations on Self-Compassion (Members Only)
Host: Elaine Wang
Next event: TBD
Ideas Shape the World | An Introduction to Social Movements
Host: Robert Nemeth
Next event: TBD
Host: Crystal Duan
Next event: April 2nd
Web3 and Cryptoeconomics
New Economic Fundamentals
with Alex Tabarrok and host Wes Chow
Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics at George Mason University, joins hosts Alaka Halder and Wes Chow to discuss cryptoeconomics – the combination of cryptography and economics – which provides a lens into how web3 is opening up fundamentally new ways of trading, cooperating, and communicating.
Status as a Service: Revisited
with guest Eugene Wei and host Nathan Baschez
Much like Clay Christensen’s theory of disruption, as a management theory becomes more well known, it can change the behavior of managers. Three years in, it feels like many of the most interesting trends in social networking are directly responding to the status as a service thesis.
On one end of the spectrum, we have Twitter actively monetizing status by charging for blue checks. On the other end, we have apps like BeReal seemingly in revolt against the idea that users crave status. What’s really going on?
Eugene and Nathan host a discussion where we attempt to gain clarity.
Building to Last: Past, Present and Future
with Elizabeth Barlow Rogers and Hailey Phillips
World-renowned author, landscape preservationist, and civic activist Elizabeth Barlow Rogers joins energy and infrastructure attorney, birth doula, and Interintellect host Hailey Phillips to explore what it takes to build timeless institutions of value, transcending contemporary political drama and lasting for generations.
Drawn to the Struggle
On WRITING and WRITERS
w/ Erik Hoel, Visa Veerasamy, Christin Balan and Anna Gát
Scientist, essayist, and novelist Erik Hoel joins Twitter creator Visakan Veerasamy, Interintellect editorial lead Christin Balan, and Interintellect founder Anna Gát to discuss talent, Substack, audience capture, community, controversy, gatekeepers, academic bureaucracy — why we need more and better fiction, why science is really not that different from art, and how there is a place for all of us. And publishers, practicalities, platforms, and more! An Interintellect special.