Hi, I'm Stephen.

I weave a technical background in AI/ML, complexity science and physics with experience in social entrepreneurship, transformative coaching and insight meditation.

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Stephen Reid is a transdisciplinary technologist, facilitator and Dharma student who has trained in the fields of AI/ML, complexity science, physics, transformative coaching and insight meditation. Current projects include hosting immersive residencies as a co-founder of Futurecraft, consulting for top organisations on AI projects, and leading the development of the Dandelion platform for regenerative events and co-created gatherings as part of not-for-profit worker co-op Symbiota.

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, and served as the youngest ever board member of Greenpeace UK.

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.

He lives with his partner Laura in Stockholm, Sweden.

Training and teachers


Coaching & psychotherapy


Shipibo plant medicine

Soulcraft & Wild Mind

Conscious sexuality






Recent speaking engagements

Jul 2024, Dandelion
Bonny Tydeman on Soulful Leadership
Jun 2024, Ma Earth
Exploring AI and the Metacrisis
Jun 2024, ZuBerlin
Technological Metamodernism
May 2024, Dandelion
Conor Cregg on Soulful Masculinity and Sex Club
May 2024, Hermes Amara Foundation
Emptiness and Metamodernism: Exploring the Resonances Between Rob Burbea and Hanzi Freinacht

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Previous affiliations

Peer-reviewed research

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

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