#22 The Human OS | Ted Moskovitz & Matt McKibbin

April 20, 2021
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1:59 - How Ted went from working as a lawyer to discovering a different purpose and eventually becoming an entrepreneur


4:03 - Ted explains the only tech that matters: The Human OS


4:38 - Matt’s story of how he came to work in decentralization


07:48 - How quantum physics defines reality and consciousness


11:26 - How psychedelics shifted Ted’s mindset


14:11- What is blockchain, and what does it have in common with psychedelics? 


22:17 - Is decentralization of psychedelics at scale actually something we want?


24:41 - Why Matt and Ted think decentralization is important


29:36 - Discussion about the modern concept of currency and the balance the benefits of crypto like the decentralization of power with the disadvantages like inefficiency


34:28 - Ronan’s reflections how blockchain technologies are enabling our societies to remove power from a centralized, aggregated few, and what the future holds


37:43 - Matt and Ted talk discuss their thoughts on an ideal future and the mindset needed to get there


40:29 - Matt, Ted and Ronan discuss how they think the psychedelic movement is going to evolve


44:28 - Ronan’s thoughts on his relationship with the Earth


45:48 - Ted’s first psychedelic experience on LSD


47:57 - Matt’s first DMT experience


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About Ronan

An entrepreneur and a visionary, Ronan is one the founders of Field Trip – with a mission to bring the world to life through psychedelics and psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy. Concurrent with his work at Field Trip, he is a partner at Grassfed Ventures, a venture capital and advisory firm focused on the cannabis and biotech industries and is Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Board of Directors for Trait Biosciences Inc., a leading biotech company in the hemp and cannabis industries. Prior to his current roles, Ronan co-founded Canadian Cannabis Clinics and CanvasRx Inc., the latter of which was acquired by Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) in 2016, after which he served as Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Affairs for Aurora. A lawyer by training, Ronan started his career as a corporate lawyer at Blake, Cassels Graydon LLP and Legal Counsel at CTVglobemedia Inc. (now Bell Media Inc.) He holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Commerce degree, both from the University of Toronto.