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Blog Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category

Clock of the Long Now – Installation Begins

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on February 20th, 02018

  “The Long Now is the recognition that the precise moment you’re in grows out of the past and is a seed for the future.”                   – Brian Eno (founding board member of The Long Now Foundation) After over a decade of design and fabrication, we have…  Read More

Warren Buffett Wins Multi-Million Dollar Long Bet

by Ahmed Kabil on February 9th, 02018

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. February 9, 02018.* The Long Now Foundation today announced that it has arrived at a decision for Long Bets #362, popularly known as the “Million Dollar Buffett Bet,” between Warren Buffett and Protégé Partners LLC. Warren Buffett has won the bet, and by a significant margin. In the bet, Warren Buffett predicted that…  Read More

A Message from Long Now Members on #GivingTuesday

by Mikl Em on November 28th, 02017

We hope you’ll consider a tax-deductible donation to Long Now this giving season. Thank you to Long Now members and donors: we appreciate your additional support this giving season. With your help we can foster long-term thinking for generations to come.

Danny Hillis publishes new essay on Long-Term Timekeeping in the Clock of the Long Now

by Ahmed Kabil on November 7th, 02017

Danny Hillis, Long Now co-founder and designer of the 10,000 Year Clock, has a new essay, “Long-Term Timekeeping in the Clock of the Long Now” in the book The Science of Time 2016: Time in Astronomy & Society, Past, Present and Future (published November 02017). The Science of Time 2016 presents “information on the science and history of time and…  Read More

Can “Zebras” Fix What “Unicorns” Break?

by Ahmed Kabil on October 26th, 02017

Long Now Partners with Zebra Movement to Help Bring Long-Term Thinking to Startups and Venture Capital The disruptive potential of Silicon Valley, epitomized in the mantra to “move fast and break things”, was once praised as its killer feature. These days, it is increasingly perceived as a bug.  Startups come and go, but the underlying…  Read More

Select Interval Talk Videos Now Online

by Mikl Em on June 7th, 02017

As we mark the 3-year anniversary of the Conversations at The Interval lecture series, we’ve released video of more than a dozen Interval talks for the first time. HD video of fifteen select talks is now on The Interval website, free for everyone to enjoy. Production of these talks was funded by donations from The…  Read More

Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland speak at The Interval: June 14, 02017

by Mikl Em on June 6th, 02017

Next week is the 3-year anniversary of Long Now’s Interval cafe and bar opening to the public in San Francisco. Since 02014 we’ve produced sixty-six long-term thinking lectures at The Interval. On this milestone week we’re pleased to welcome authors Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland on Wednesday, June 14, 02017 to discuss their novel The Rise…  Read More

Frank Ostaseski Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on March 17th, 02017

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Frank Ostaseski on “What the Dying Teach the Living” TICKETS Monday April 10, 02017 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher, lecturer and author, whose focus…  Read More

Katherine Fulton joins Long Now Board

by Ahmed Kabil on March 3rd, 02017

In 01994, Katherine Fulton was in the middle of writing a profile of Stewart Brand for the Los Angeles Times magazine. She wondered, after more than thirty years of “finding things and founding things,” what Brand was scheming next. A friend of Brand’s told her to ask about the “clock project.” She received a cryptic…  Read More

Bjorn Lomborg Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on March 1st, 02017

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Bjorn Lomborg’s Seminar ”From Feel-Good to High-Yield Good: How to Improve Philanthropy and Aid” TICKETS Monday March 13, 02017 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Bjorn Lomborg does cost/benefit analysis on…  Read More

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