This week we discuss an array of -ocracies, the smartphone patent wars, and Google's Project Zero. We also talk about the world's richest man, seasteading, and private militaries. For more information about the podcast and to view the copious show notes, visit letsknowthings.com. Become a patron on Patreon. My new book Becoming Who We Need To Be is available as an audiobook, paperback, and ebook. This episode was sponsored by Hostgator & Everlane.