Buddhist Geeks is a weekly audio show that presents ground-breaking interviews and discussions with Buddhist teachers, scholars, and advanced practitioners. Combining ancient wisdom with modern technology, Buddhist Geeks aims to catalyze a community of practice committed to awakening. Discover the emerging face of Western Buddhism.
Episode Description: Ramez Naam is a computer scientist who spent 13 years at Microsoft, leading teams working on email, web browsing, search, and artificial intelligence. He’s the author of several books including Nexus, a science fiction thriller set in the near future when humans are linked mind-to-mind by an experimental and illegal nano-drug. In this [...]The post BG 286: Humanity Gets an Upgrade appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.
Episode Description: Emily Horn is a meditation teacher and the Buddhist Geeks Life Retreat Director. In this episode, Emily joins host, and husband, Vincent Horn to discuss the evolution of the Buddhist Geeks Life Retreat program–a new retreat model designed for the 21st century. Emily and Vincent begin the discussion by exploring the benefits and [...]The post BG 285: Reinventing the Retreat appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.
Episode Description: Mike Redmer is a freelance UX designer and mindfulness coach. His most recent project, the ReWire App, is part of a growing field of technology designed to assist the end user in attaining greater degrees of concentration ability and contemplative awareness. In this second part of their conversation, host Vincent Horn discusses with [...]The post BG 284: Contemplative Technologies appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.
Episode Description: Mike Redmer is a freelance UX designer and mindfulness coach. His most recent project, the ReWire App, came out of a desire to utilize technology to make mediation more effective and engaging. In this first part of a conversation with host Vincent Horn, Mike shares his motivation for creating Rewire and the ways [...]The post BG 283: ReWiring Meditation for the Digital Age appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.
Episode Description: Dr. Reggie Ray is an author, teacher, and the Spiritual Director for the Dharma Ocean Community in Crestone, Colorado. In this episode Reggie and host Vincent Horn conclude their conversation by discussing the recurring cycle of conflict between “authentic lineages” and “institutional lineages” in the world’s religions. Reggie describes the personal toll this [...]The post BG 282: Specializing in Letting Go appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.