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Can “Zebras” Fix What “Unicorns” Break?

by Ahmed Kabil on October 26th, 02017

Long Now Partners with Zebra Movement to Help Bring Long-Term Thinking to Startups and Venture Capital The disruptive potential of Silicon Valley, epitomized in the mantra to “move fast and break things”, was once praised as its killer feature. These days, it is increasingly perceived as a bug.  Startups come and go, but the underlying…  Read More

Select Interval Talk Videos Now Online

by Mikl Em on June 7th, 02017

As we mark the 3-year anniversary of the Conversations at The Interval lecture series, we’ve released video of more than a dozen Interval talks for the first time. HD video of fifteen select talks is now on The Interval website, free for everyone to enjoy. Production of these talks was funded by donations from The…  Read More

Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland speak at The Interval: June 14, 02017

by Mikl Em on June 6th, 02017

Next week is the 3-year anniversary of Long Now’s Interval cafe and bar opening to the public in San Francisco. Since 02014 we’ve produced sixty-six long-term thinking lectures at The Interval. On this milestone week we’re pleased to welcome authors Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland on Wednesday, June 14, 02017 to discuss their novel The Rise…  Read More

Frank Ostaseski Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on March 17th, 02017

The Long Now Foundation’s monthly
Seminars About Long-term Thinking

Frank Ostaseski on “What the Dying Teach the Living”
TICKETS
Monday April 10, 02017 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center
Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15
About this Seminar:
Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher, lecturer and. . .   Read More

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