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Blog Archive for the year 02016

Steven Johnson Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on December 12th, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Steven Johnson presents “Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World” TICKETS Wednesday January 4, 02017 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Steven Johnson is a writer and co-creator of the PBS…  Read More

Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 11 Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on November 15th, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Rick Prelinger presents “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 11″ TICKETS Tuesday December 6th & Wednesday December 7, 02016 at 7:30pm Castro Theater Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $20   About this Seminar: Our annual Lost Landscapes of San Francisco…  Read More

Douglas Coupland Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on October 19th, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Douglas Coupland presents “The Extreme Present” TICKETS Tuesday November 1, 02016 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Douglas Coupland has done so much more than name a generation (“Generation X”—post-Boomer, pre-Millennial,…  Read More

Long Now Member Discount for “The Next Billion conference” Thursday October 13th

by Andrew Warner on October 11th, 02016

On Thursday October 13th at the SFJAZZ Center, the digital news outlet Quartz is producing a one day conference called “The Next Billion“, and have offered Long Now Members a 40% discount. The Next Billion is a metaphor for the future of the internet — mobile, global, exponential growth in emerging markets, as well as the…  Read More

Long Now’s First Ever Member Summit: October 4, 02016

by Mikl Em on September 23rd, 02016

Our first ever global gathering is less than two weeks away! Join us in San Francisco on October 4th, 02016. In 01996: The Long Now Foundation was established to foster long-term thinking and responsibility in the framework of the next 10,000 years. In 02007: The Long Now Foundation’s Membership program was launched. The list of…  Read More

Jonathan Rose Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on August 23rd, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Jonathan Rose on “The Well Tempered City” TICKETS Tuesday September 20, 02016 at 7:30pm Herbst Theater Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Cities and urban regions can make coherent sense, can metabolize efficiently, can use…  Read More

Breakthrough Listen Initiative Wants to Hear From You

by Andrew Warner on August 9th, 02016

We have received an email from Jill Tarter, former director of the Center for SETI research, on a new outreach on behalf of the Breakthrough Listen Initiative. They want to hear from the general public on their ideas for new approaches for finding evidence of extraterrestrial technological civilizations. They are looking for 1 page descriptions, with specific attention…  Read More

Kevin Kelly Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on July 28th, 02016

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. The Next 30 Digital Years Thursday July 14, 02016 – San Francisco Video is up on the Kelly Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Kelly Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Digital is…  Read More

Seth Lloyd Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on July 21st, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Seth Lloyd on “Quantum Computer Reality” TICKETS Tuesday August 9, 02016 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Seth Lloyd is a professor at MIT whose areas of research include quantum information…  Read More

Craters & Mudrock: Tools for Imagining Distant Future Finlands

by Vincent Ialenti on July 5th, 02016

Lake Lappajärvi (Photo Credit: Hannu Oksa)About 73 million years ago a meteorite crashed into what is now Finland’s Southern Ostrobothnia region. Today, serene Lake Lappajärvi rests in the twenty-three kilometer wide crater made in the distant past blast’s wake. Locals still enjoy boating to Lappajärvi’s Kärnänsaari: an island formed by the Cretaceous meteorite collision’s melt-rock….  Read More