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Stephen Reid is a transdisciplinary technologist and coach devoted to the flourishing of Life on Earth who has trained in the fields of AI/ML, complexity science, physics, transformative coaching, meditation and plant medicine. Current projects include:

Previously, he founded The Psychedelic Society, taught the Introduction to AI, Introduction to web3, How to DAO, Tools for the Regenerative Renaissance, The Promise of Decentralisation & Life as Practice courses, served as the youngest ever board member of Greenpeace UK, and consulted for organisations including Supermodular, the New Economics Foundation, and 350.org. Stephen has an MPhys in Physics from the University of Oxford, where he specialised in quantum field theory, an MRes in Complexity Science from the University of Bristol, and a Professional Certificate in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence from UC Berkeley.

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Shipibo plant medicine

Soulcraft & Wild Mind

Conscious sexuality






Recent speaking engagements

Jun 2023
Reforge the Ring #2: Distribution, Contextualization & Instantiation
Jun 2023
Reforge the Ring #1: Accumulation, Extraction & Abstraction
Mar 2023, GreenPill
Metacrisis.xyz with Stephen Reid
Feb 2023
Post Capitalism & Psychedelic Colonialism with Alnoor Ladha, Lynn Murphy and Stephen Reid
Dec 2022, University of Bristol
Psychedelics and the Regenerative Renaissance

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Peer-reviewed research

Sep 2012, PLOS One
BSim: An Agent-Based Tool for Modeling Bacterial Populations in Systems and Synthetic Biology
Aug 2012, APS Physical Review E
Taxonomies of networks from community structure

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