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Blog Archive for the ‘Seminars’ Category

Stephen Pyne Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on January 18th, 02016

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Stephen Pyne on “Fire Slow, Fire Fast, Fire Deep” TICKETS Tuesday February 9, 02016 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Fire acts in the short-term & long-term. It periodically destroys landscapes…  Read More

Rick Prelinger Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on December 22nd, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10 Wednesday December 9, 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Prelinger Seminar page. ********************* Subscribe to our Seminar email list for updates and summaries.

Eric Cline Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on December 15th, 02015

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Eric Cline presents “1177 B.C: When Civilization Collapsed” TICKETS Monday January 11, 02016 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: In 1177 B.C., the Bronze Age came to a sudden end, and…  Read More

Philip Tetlock Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on November 30th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Superforecasting Monday November 23, 02015 – San Francisco Audio is up on the Tetlock Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* All it takes to improve forecasting is KEEP SCORE – a summary by Stewart Brand…  Read More

Andy Weir Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on November 17th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. The Red Planet for Real Tuesday October 27, 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Weir Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Weir Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. *********************

Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 10 Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on November 10th, 02015

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Rick Prelinger presents “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10″ TICKETS Wednesday December 9, 02015 at 7:30pm Castro Theater Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: The 10th annual screening of Rick Prelinger’s archival tour of San…  Read More

James Fallows gives update to his “Civilization’s Infrastructure” Seminar

by Andrew Warner on November 5th, 02015

We under-imagine benefits and over-imagine problems with civilian infrastructure projects, yet we do the opposite with military infrastructure-scale weapons systems.  Both behaviors defy reason and cause harm. — Stewart Brand James Fallows recently wrote a piece for the Atlantic describing common bias in dealing with military infrastructure vs. public infrastructure, expanding on the themes he…  Read More

Philip Tetlock Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on October 28th, 02015

The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Philip Tetlock presents “Superforecasting” TICKETS Monday November 23, 02015 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15 About this Seminar: The pundits we all listen to are no better at predictions than a “dart-throwing chimp,” and they are…  Read More

James Fallows Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on October 20th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Civilization’s Infrastructure Tuesday, October 6 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Fallows Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Fallows Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Infrastructure investment tricks – a…  Read More

Saul Griffith Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on October 3rd, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Infrastructure & Climate Change Monday September 21, 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Griffith Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Griffith Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Green infrastructure –…  Read More