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Blog Archive for the ‘Seminars’ Category

Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 10 Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on November 10th, 02015

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Rick Prelinger presents “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10″ TICKETS Wednesday December 9, 02015 at 7:30pm Castro Theater Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: The 10th annual screening of Rick Prelinger’s archival tour of San…  Read More

James Fallows gives update to his “Civilization’s Infrastructure” Seminar

by Andrew Warner on November 5th, 02015

We under-imagine benefits and over-imagine problems with civilian infrastructure projects, yet we do the opposite with military infrastructure-scale weapons systems.  Both behaviors defy reason and cause harm. — Stewart Brand James Fallows recently wrote a piece for the Atlantic describing common bias in dealing with military infrastructure vs. public infrastructure, expanding on the themes he…  Read More

Philip Tetlock Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on October 28th, 02015

The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Philip Tetlock presents “Superforecasting” TICKETS Monday November 23, 02015 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15 About this Seminar: The pundits we all listen to are no better at predictions than a “dart-throwing chimp,” and they are…  Read More

James Fallows Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on October 20th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Civilization’s Infrastructure Tuesday, October 6 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Fallows Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Fallows Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Infrastructure investment tricks – a…  Read More

Saul Griffith Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on October 3rd, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Infrastructure & Climate Change Monday September 21, 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Griffith Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Griffith Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Green infrastructure –…  Read More

James Fallows Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on September 10th, 02015

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking James Fallows on “Civilization’s Infrastructure” TICKETS Tuesday, October 6 02015 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: Infrastructure decisions—and failures to decide—affect everything about a society for centuries. That long shadow, James…  Read More

SALT Summaries Kindle Book Update Available

by Andrew Warner on September 3rd, 02015

Since their inception in 02003, the Seminars About Long-term Thinking have featured over 100 speakers from a wide range of disciplines. Curated by Stewart Brand, each of these Seminars address some aspect of long-term thinking. From the ideas presented and discussed in the live event, he crafts a summary which captures and elucidates these ideas….  Read More

Sara Seager Seminar Media

by Andrew Warner on September 1st, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Other Earths. Other Life. Monday August 10, 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Seager Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Seager Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* To find living…  Read More

Saul Griffith Seminar Tickets

by Andrew Warner on August 14th, 02015

  The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking Saul Griffith on “Infrastructure and Climate Change” TICKETS Monday September 21, 02015 at 7:30pm SFJAZZ Center Long Now Members can reserve 2 seats, join today! General Tickets $15   About this Seminar: So far we are trying to deal with climate change at the wrong…  Read More

Ramez Naam Seminar Media

by Danielle Engelman on August 7th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking. Enhancing Humans, Advancing Humanity Wednesday July 22, 02015 – San Francisco Video is up on the Naam Seminar page. ********************* Audio is up on the Naam Seminar page, or you can subscribe to our podcast. ********************* Enhancing humans and…  Read More

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