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Blog Archive for the ‘The Interval’ Category

Meet Otto — The Interval’s Chalkboard Drawing Machine

by Andrew Warner on January 26th, 02016

One of The Interval’s most distinctive features is “Otto”, our chalkboard drawing machine. Otto is a vector drawing machine that was built by Swiss artist Jürg Lehni. In this short video piece by Fusion media, you get to see Otto making a drawing and hear directly from Jürg about his work. To see Otto drawing in…  Read More

Cocktail Mechanics class at The Interval

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on December 16th, 02015

  The Interval at Long Now cocktail classroom series: “Cocktail Mechanics” class at The Interval (tickets $100 each) Taught by Jennifer Colliau (Beverage Director of The Interval at Long Now) The Interval’s new cocktail classroom series will teach you the art and science of making drinks. In small, hands-on classes you will learn the fundamentals and finer points…  Read More

The Interval honored as one of “coolest businesses in San Francisco”

by Andrew Warner on December 10th, 02015

Long Now’s Bar & Cafe, The Interval, is honored to be included on Business Insider’s list of the 19 “coolest new businesses in San Francisco”. Thank you to our team and supporters who have made this project possible and created a new platform to engage the public with long-term thinking.

“The Forty Part Motet” by Janet Cardiff Arrives Next Door to The Interval

by Andrew Warner on November 13th, 02015

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art co-present the California debut of Janet Cardiff’s immersive sound installation The Forty Part Motet at the newly opened Gallery 308, right next door to The Interval. The Forty Part Motet is a 40-part choral performance of English composer, Thomas Tallis’s…  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

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

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

Richard Rhodes: Hell and Good Company @ The Interval— March 10, 02015

by Mikl Em on March 3rd, 02015

March 10, 02015 Richard Rhodes (Pulitzer Prize winning historian) Hell and Good Company at The Interval Tickets are on sale now — these talks typically sell out Our next event in the Conversations at The Interval features author Richard Rhodes discussing his new book Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World it…  Read More