Hi! I'm Stephen.

I live in Totnes, Devon, UK...

...half an hour from Dartmoor, and half an hour from the South Devon coast.

Short bio in the third person

Stephen Reid is a teacher, technologist and coach devoted to the flourishing of Life on Earth who has trained in the fields of complexity science, physics, software development, transformational coaching, meditation and plant medicine. He is currently teacher of the How to DAO, Tools for the Regenerative Renaissance, The Promise of Decentralisation & Introduction to web3 courses, and a member of the not-for-profit worker co-operative Dandelion Collective, where he leads the development of the Dandelion platform for ticketed events and co-created gatherings.

Previously, he founded The Psychedelic Society, served as the youngest ever board member of Greenpeace UK, and consulted for organisations including the New Economics Foundation, the Living Wage Foundation and 350.org. Stephen has an MPhys in Physics from the University of Oxford, where he specialised in quantum field theory, and an MRes in Complexity Sciences from the University of Bristol.

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Ancestry

32.1%
British & Irish
13%
Broadly Northwestern European
12.8%
French & German
5.5%
Broadly European
0.7%
Scandinavian
0.7%
Spanish & Portuguese
0.2%
Broadly South European
8.5%
Ashkenazi Jewish
11.1%
Broadly Central & South Asian
9.7%
Northern Indian & Pakistani (Maharashtra)
4.2%
Broadly Central Asian, Northern Indian & Pakistani
0.3%
Broadly Southern South Asian
1.2%
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Training and teachers

Shipibo plant dietas

Meditation

Soulcraft & Wild Mind

Psychotherapy & coaching

Conscious sexuality

Other

Physics

Complexity science

Burns

Maestra Ynes
Maestra Manuela

Recent speaking engagements

Apr 2022, Schelling Point
Teaching ReFi: Insights from a web3 Educator
Mar 2022, Google
DAOs and the future of co-operation
Jan 2022, Life Itself
Richard D. Bartlett, Stephen Reid & Rufus Pollock on Critical Exploration of Web3
Mar 2021, RenaissanceU
Charles Eisenstein on the Regenerative Renaissance
Mar 2021, The Lightfoot Podcast
Stephen Reid On DAOs, Psychedelics & The Regenerative Renaissance

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Previous affiliations

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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