Jason Crawford of Roots of Progress — The Future of Progress, Prescriptive Optimism, and Knowledge

By Cameron Wiese

"I want all of us to build a world where we in the future and our descendants are as fantastically well off compared to today as we are compared to the past."In this episode of Build The Future, we talk with Jason Crawford, the founder of Roots of Progress. Roots of Progress is an organization promoting the history of technology and industry, and the philosophy of human progress.We talk with Jason about the three layers of progress, how much better the world is now vs. 100 years ago, the space race, knowledge creation, and so much more!Take a listen to this episode to understand the importance of understanding the role progress has played in our past and how important it is in building the future.Resources:Follow Jason and Roots of Progress on TwitterLearn more about Roots of ProgressJoin the Progress Studies Slack CommunityParticipate or learn more about the Young Scholars Program

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