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Long Now Exhibit & Talk at University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota

by Andrew Warner on October 27th, 02015

University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota is hosting a new exhibit Designed to Last: A Look at the Projects of the Long Now Foundation through December 18th 02015. The exhibit features a Rosetta Disk, limestone core samples from The Clock site, and the prototype of the Solar Synchonizer of The 10,000 Year Clock….  Read More

Live audio stream for Andy Weir at The Interval on October 27, 02015

by Mikl Em on October 24th, 02015

Long Now members can tune in for a live audio simulcast of this sold out event starting at 7:15 PT, October 27 Andy Weir author of The Martian speaks in Long Now’s “Conversations at The Interval” series this Tuesday. Andy will talk about the real science of a Mars colonization mission. What would Martian colonization…  Read More

Member Discount for “Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art”

by Andrew Warner on October 23rd, 02015

Long Now is proud to be a co-partner with YBCA in showing “Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art”. The film will be shown at 7:30 PM on Thursday October 29 and 2:00 PM on Sunday November 1 at YBCA’s Screening Room. Troublemakers unearths the history of land art, featuring a cadre of renegades who sought…  Read More

Live audio stream for John Markoff at The Interval on September 29, 02015

by Mikl Em on September 28th, 02015

Long Now members can tune in for a live audio simulcast of this sold out event starting at 7:15 PT, September 29 Veteran technology writer John Markoff speaks in Long Now’s “Conversations at The Interval” series this Tuesday. He will discuss his new book Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans…  Read More

Long Now’s Laura Welcher Speaks in London on September 25, 02015

by Andrew Warner on September 11th, 02015

Long Now London Meetup Friday, September 25, 02015 7:00 PM at Newspeak House 133-135 Bethnal Green Road, E2 7DG, London Languages are works of art, great libraries, how-to guides for living on planet Earth, windows into our minds and inalienable human rights. The Rosetta Project is The Long Now Foundation’s first exploration into very long-term archiving….  Read More

Neal Stephenson at The Interval: May 21, Book Signing and Livestream

by Mikl Em on May 1st, 02015

Neal Stephenson speaks at The Interval on May 21, 02015. Photo by Kelly O’Connor Best-selling author Neal Stephenson will visit The Interval at Long Now in San Francisco to read from and sign his new book in a special daytime event: 12:30 to 2pm on Thursday May 21, 02015. The talk itself is sold out but…  Read More

Upcoming Events at The Interval with Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

by Mikl Em on March 30th, 02015

D. Fox Harrell, Ph.D. — photo by Bryce Vickmark Long Now is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. Beginning in May, CASBS Fellows will appear regularly in our Conversations at The Interval series. The first two Fellows to speak will be…  Read More

Lewis Dartnell at The Interval: How to Rebuild Our World From Scratch on March 24 02015

by Mikl Em on March 21st, 02015

Tuesday, March 24, 02015 Lewis Dartnell (University of Leicester / European Space Agency) The Knowledge: Rebuilding Our World From Scratch at The Interval Tickets on sale now advanced tickets suggested This Tuesday in San Francisco Long Now welcomes British astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell to our Conversations at The Interval series to discuss his latest book The…  Read More

Long Now at Cal Academy Nightlife

by Andrew Warner on March 12th, 02015

On Thursday, March 19, 02015, Long Now will be participating in the California Academy of Sciences Nightlife event. The theme for the evening is “Time Capsule”, and Long Now executive director Alexander Rose will be giving a short talk in the African Hall. Long Now will also have a table with various artifacts from our…  Read More

Richard Rhodes: Twilight of the Bombs — 02010 Seminar Flashback

by Mikl Em on March 5th, 02015

In September 02010 Richard Rhodes spoke about Twilight of the Bombs his history on nuclear weapons from the end of the Cold War to the 21st Century. Rhodes won the Pulitzer prize for The Making of the Atomic Bomb (01987) his first of four books chronicling the rise of nuclear science from the laboratory to the…  Read More