Support Long-term Thinking
Support Long-term Thinking

Blog Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Neal Stephenson reads from Anathem

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on September 10th, 02008

Video above (from Fora.tv) of Neal reading from Anathem at the book launch event last night, and a little of the live singing.  We would like to thank the nearly 900 attendees, and those that watched the video stream.  We apologize for the delays and sound troubles that plagued us at the venue.

Anathem Event details

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on September 9th, 02008

Tickets and pre-signed books are now sold out for the Anathem book launch event on September 9th, 02008 in San Francisco.  The evening will include a reading by Neal Stephenson, a followup conversation with Danny Hillis and Stewart Brand, and a short live concert of the music inspired by the book.  There will even be…  Read More

Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 3)

by Danielle Engelman on August 12th, 02008

The USS Pampanito and it’s Torpedo Data Computer are covered in the third installment of Boing Boing TV’s nifty series on Mechanicrawl. Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 1) Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 2)

Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 2)

by Danielle Engelman on August 7th, 02008

Here’s the second installment of Boing Boing TV’s series on Mechanicrawl. They call it WWII Boatpunk!

Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 1)

by Danielle Engelman on July 29th, 02008

Boing Boing TV is doing a multi-part series on the July 02008 Mechanicrawl. Above you can see correspondent Todd Lapin, and filming ninja Eddie Codel at their first stop, here at The Long Now Museum and Store.

Anathem and Long Now

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on July 21st, 02008

  Neal Stephenson’s new novel, ANATHEM, germinated in 01999 when Danny Hillis asked him and several other contributors to sketch out their ideas of what the Millennium Clock might look like. Stephenson tossed off a quick sketch and promptly forgot about it. Five years later however, when he was between projects, the idea came back…  Read More

Mechanicrawl Updates

by Danielle Engelman on July 7th, 02008

–  We have moved up the start time to Noon! – Saturday July 12 02008, from Noon to 8pm Mechanicrawl Tickets Tickets can be purchased (and will call tickets picked up) at either Pier 45 across from the USS Pampanito starting noon on the day of the event, or at The Long Now Museum and…  Read More

Mechanicrawl

by Danielle Engelman on July 3rd, 02008

Saturday July 12 02008, from Noon to 8pm Mechanicrawl is a progressive tour through the mechanical wonders of San Francisco’s North Shore. You’ll be able to map your own route to see the SS Jeremiah O’Brien with it’s giant steam engine running, the most complex mechanical computer ever built, The Torpedo Data Computer aboard the…  Read More

Maker Faire Bay Area 02007

by admin on May 3rd, 02007

We arrived at Maker Faire early on Saturday morning, ready to display and demonstrate several parts of the 10,000 Year Clock to the anticipated 40,000 attendees – and with our table located at one of the main entrances, we were soon surrounded! The Clock mechanisms and Danny Hillis’ blueprints received a lot of attention and…  Read More

1 11 12 13