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May 16, 2022

On this episode of the Cohere podcast, technologist and co-founder of OpenEXO Kent Langley joins Bill to discuss the current realities of crypto.

Kent and Bill cover a range of topics, from the origin of blockchain, to how blockchains actually work, and current misconceptions about crypto. They then delve into...


Apr 13, 2022

This week Lauren and I take a side trip from our Season 3 theme of Metaverse to talk about the cyclical (at least to date) nature of online community investment.

In this unfiltered episode, we share how this cycle has helped shape our careers and explore questions that seem to come up in every cycle:

  • With each...


Mar 9, 2022

Do organizations have the digital competence and skills to distinguish between a short-term trend (that might turn out to be a scam) and a long-term iteration of its digital activities? In this episode, we discuss why NFTs are a phenomenon, and the information and questions community builders may want to...


Feb 7, 2022

The current Metaverse is a mirage. The pursuit of the Metaverse vision could lead us to a better Internet.

On the first episode of Season 3 of the Cohere podcast, we (Bill Johnston and Dr. Lauren Vargas) frame of this season’s topic: the Metaverse.

As they did with “community”, Facebook’s announcement of...


Dec 6, 2021

On this episode of the Cohere podcast, Lauren and Bill talk to Dr. Sharon Varney, author of the new book "Leadership in Complexity and Change", and leading researcher and practitioner in the field of Complexity Science. 

In the early 2000s, Drd Varney came across complexity theory. "That’s how the world really...