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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 […]

Call for Participation: The Long Now Foundation Summer Teacher Institute

by Laura Welcher on January 20th, 02016

The Long Now Foundation Summer Teacher Institute Fostering Long-term Responsibility Fort Mason Center, San Francisco August 8-10, 02016 “Civilization is revving itself into a pathologically short attention span. The trend might be coming from the acceleration of technology, the short-horizon perspective of market-driven economics, the next-election perspective of democracies, or the distractions of personal multi-tasking. […]

PanLex Looking for Endangered Language Digital Detectives

by Julie Anderson on January 14th, 02016

Every word
The PanLex project aims to translate every word from every language into every other language. We already have solid groundwork with 10,000 language varieties and 22 million expressions in the PanLex database, but we still have a long way to go, especially with the more obscure and under-documented languages of the. . .   Read More

Long Now Meetup Guide

by Danielle Engelman on January 5th, 02016

Long Now has members all over the world, and one of the most frequent requests that the Foundation receives is how can members connect with each other and host conversations and events around long-term thinking in their own area. We have created this Long Now Meetup Guide to provide some broad guidelines and point to […]

Rick Prelinger, “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10”

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.
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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 […]

The Fund of the Long Now

by Bryan Campen - Twitter: @bryancampen on December 1st, 02015

June 02016 marks Long Now’s twentieth anniversary. In terms of a new nonprofit, it is a pretty good run. But for Long Now it means that we still have at least 9,980 years left to go… So we decided to build a fund to better ensure our future, and at the same moment put deep […]

Philip Tetlock, “All It Takes to Improve Forecasting is: KEEP SCORE”

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.
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All it takes to improve forecasting is KEEP SCORE – a summary by Stewart Brand
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Support Long Now while you shop Amazon this Holiday Season

by Andrew Warner on November 23rd, 02015

This holiday season you can support Long Now while you shop on Amazon by listing us as your charity of choice for “AmazonSmile.” When you list us as your charity, .5% of the price of eligible products will be donated to us when you purchase them on Amazon. To list us as your charity, follow […]

Andy Weir, “The Red Planet for Real”

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.
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