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Long Now at the Commonwealth Club

by Danielle Engelman on April 11th, 02009


For those of you in the Bay Area, Laura Welcher and Alexander Rose will be giving a talk on the Rosetta Project and endangered languages at The Commonwealth Club on Monday April 13th 02009. Tickets are available on the Commonwealth Club web site.  The talk will walk through the decade long process of collecting and. . .   Read More

Long Now on Public Radio International

by Danielle Engelman on March 15th, 02009

The PRI show “To The Best of Our Knowledge” aired their weekly segment today on the subject of time.  They included a segment on Long Now.   You can listen via Podcast by clicking this link (it is the second of the three segments dated 3/13/02009. . .   Read More

Outdoor Exploratorium at Fort Mason

by Danielle Engelman on March 10th, 02009

The new Outdoor Exploratorium at Fort Mason opens on Friday, March 13, 02009. Over 2 years in the making, these 20 permanent interactive science exhibits and artworks offer a deeper connection for the viewer to the surrounding landscape through scientific principles of observation and experimentation.The San Francisco Chronicle has a great article on the. . .   Read More

Stewart Brand speaks at U.C. Berkeley

by Danielle Engelman on March 10th, 02009

Stewart Brand will be speaking about Rethinking Green: How Can Information Replace Energy and Finesse the Biosphere? on Monday March 16, 02009 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

This lecture is part of the Berkeley Center for New Media’s Art, Culture and Technology Colloquium.

This lecture is free, un-ticketed and seats. . .   Read More

Daniel Suarez reads from DAEMON

by Danielle Engelman on January 28th, 02009

Long Now is presenting a reading and book signing of DAEMON by author Daniel Suarez, who gave a Seminar last August on “Bot-mediated Reality”.

We hope you can join us this
Sunday February 1, 02009 at 1:00 pm at:The Long Now Museum and Store
Fort Mason Center, Bldg. A
San Francisco, CA. . .   Read More

Convergence08 Unconference

by Danielle Engelman on October 28th, 02008

The Convergence08 Unconference on Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno (NBIC) technologies and their interactions will be held November 15-16, 02008, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. Long Now Members receive a discount on the registration price – check your email for more information.

Long Now Board Member Paul Saffo, a Silicon Valley forecaster. . .   Read More

ECOtime – stories from The ECOlogical Calendar

by Danielle Engelman on October 24th, 02008

ECOtime – stories from The ECOlogical Calendar- will debut on NPR starting this Friday October 24, as part of the weekly program Living On Earth.

This minute-long look at the natural phenomena occurring around us is narrated by Chris Hardman, creator of, and artist behind The ECOlogical Calendar.

As with the calendar, ECOtime is all. . .   Read More

Laurie Anderson in Conversation

by Danielle Engelman on October 22nd, 02008

Laurie Anderson in conversation with Ken Goldberg free, no tickets required Saturday October 25 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm Wheeler Auditorium in Berkeley UC Berkeley’s Center for New Media is presenting this lecture as part of their series The Art, Technology and Culture Colloquium. Ken Goldberg hosts a conversation and audience Q&A with acclaimed multi-media […]

Singularity Summit 02008

by Danielle Engelman on October 1st, 02008

Saturday October 25, 02008Montgomery Theater, San Jose, CA This third annual Singularity Summit focuses on Opportunity, Risk and Leadership. Each year, The Singularity Summit attracts a unique audience to the Bay Area, with visionaries from business, science, technology, philanthropy, the arts, and more. Participants learn where humanity is headed, meet the people leading the way, […]

Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 3)

by Danielle Engelman on August 12th, 02008

The USS Pampanito and it’s Torpedo Data Computer are covered in the third installment of Boing Boing TV’s nifty series on Mechanicrawl. Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 1) Boing Boing TV covers Mechanicrawl (part 2)