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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. . .   Read More

Digital Dark Age On The Media

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on June 29th, 02015


On this week’s episode of On the Media, they dive into the digital preservation issue: what would happen if we, as a species, lost access to our electronic records? What if, either by the slow creep of  technological obsolescence or sudden cosmic disaster, we no longer could draw from the well of of. . .   Read More

Alexander Rose on The Conversation

by Austin Brown on May 31st, 02012

Radio producer Aengus Anderson began a project earlier this year with the goal of facilitating a conversation about the paradigms we may have to leave behind if we’re to build the future we want. Over the next several months, he’ll be motorcycling all over the United States and discussing the future with thinkers. . .   Read More

Brian Eno to Help Judge Data Visualization Awards

by Charlotte Hajer on May 8th, 02012

Hungry for information, but bored by graphs and pie charts? Then pay a visit to Information is Beautiful, a site dedicated to all things informational – and all things pretty. Its pages showcase models and graphics that reveal what can happen when data presentation is combined with an eye for design and aesthetics.

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Rosetta Project featured on Radio National Australia’s “Lingua Franca”

by Laura Welcher on March 30th, 02012

The Rosetta Project was just featured in the radio show “Lingua Franca,” presented by Maria Zijlstra and broadcast on ABC Radio National Australia. The full program is available here as a podcast on the Lingua Franca website.


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by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on November 22nd, 02011

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The 10,000 Year Clock is mentioned on the November 28th cover and listed as one of the 50 best inventions of the year by Time Magazine. . .   Read More

Brian Eno on Colbert Nation

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on November 11th, 02011

The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cBrian Enowww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical Humor & Satire BlogVideo Archive

Founding Long Now board member Brian Eno was on Colbert last night and he got a chance to discuss Long Now and Clock Project.  Also not to be missed is the end segment where Brian, Steven and. . .   Read More

Stewart Brand on Colbert Report

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on May 7th, 02010

The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cStewart Brandwww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full EpisodesPolitical HumorFox News

Last night Stewart Brand was on the Colbert Report talking about his most recent book. Stewart is quick to point out that Whole Earth Discipline is a book full of opinions that Long Now as an organization does not. . .   Read More

Stewart Brand on Science Friday

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on June 5th, 02009

Stewart Brand was on Ira Flatow’s Science Friday show on NPR today discussing nuclear power and climate change.  You can listen here. . .   Read More

Live Twitter from Michael Pollan Seminar

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on May 4th, 02009

 There will be at least two folks we know of live-twittering from the Michael Pollan seminar for those of you who would like to follow it:

@cyrusbryan  is a long time friend of Long Now who now runs the Chicago Long Now group.
@current_green is Leah Lamb from Current TV who will. . .   Read More