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Kevin Kelly Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on June 17th, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Kevin Kelly on “The Next 30 Digital Years” TICKETS Thursday July 14, 02016 at 7:30pm Herbst Theater Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Since the mid-01980s Kevin Kelly has been creating, and reporting on, the…  Read More

Brian Christian Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on May 26th, 02016

The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Brian Christian presents “Algorithms to Live By” TICKETS Monday June 20, 02016 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: It is possible to be extremely astute about how we manage difficult decisions. With…  Read More

Walter Mischel Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on May 16th, 02016

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control Monday May 2, 02016 – San Francisco Video is up on the Mischel Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Mischel Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Thinking hot…  Read More

New Seminar Apps and Long Now Video Archive

by Danielle Engelman on May 11th, 02016

The Long Now Foundation is making its video archive of the Seminars About Long-Term Thinking (SALT) freely available on its website and on the new Apple apps, allowing people to stream the SALT Seminars on Apple TV and their iOS devices. The free iOS apps feature videos of The Long Now Foundation’s latest Seminars, including those by…  Read More

Walter Mischel Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on April 12th, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Walter Mischel presents “The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control” TICKETS Monday May 2, 02016 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Can you pass the marshmallow test? You’re a little kid. A marshmallow…  Read More

Stephen Pyne Seminar Media

by Danielle Engelman on February 25th, 02016

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Fire Slow, Fire Fast, Fire Deep Tuesday February 9, 02016 – San Francisco Video is up on the Pyne Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Pyne Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Ecological…  Read More

Molecular Foundry Award Goes to Rosetta Project to Develop a Wearable Rosetta Disk

by Laura Welcher on February 18th, 02016

This November, The Rosetta Project was awarded access to staff and facilities at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab to develop a wearable version of the Rosetta Disk. The successful proposal, titled “The Rosetta Disk – An Exploration into Very Long-term Archiving” focused on the need for access to high-powered microscopes and imaging technology available at the…  Read More

Jane Langdale Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on February 15th, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Jane Langdale on “Radical Ag: C4 Rice and Beyond” TICKETS Monday March 14, 02016 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: The late 20th century saw the yields of the world’s staple…  Read More

Is the Great Auk a Candidate for De-Extinction?

by Stewart Brand on February 4th, 02016

On June 25 and 26, 2015, a meeting was held at the International Centre for Life in Newcastle, England, to discuss whether the extinct Great Auk–a once-common flightless pelagic bird known as “the penguin of the north”–might be a realistic candidate for bringing back to life using recent breakthroughs in genetic technology.  Twenty-two scientists and…  Read More

Centuries of the Bristlecone

by Jonathon Keats on January 21st, 02016

The Nevada Museum of Art has a commitment to supporting the creation, study, and preservation of art that explores the boundaries of human environments. In spatial terms that means the Museum collects and exhibits work from the Great Basin outward to the polar regions, the great deserts of the world, and high altitudes, including near…  Read More