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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

Jennifer Pahlka Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on January 11th, 02017

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Jennifer Pahlka presents “Fixing Government: Bottom Up and Outside In” TICKETS Wednesday February 1, 02017 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Code for America was founded in 02009 by Jennifer Pahlka…  Read More

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’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