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Blog Archive for the ‘Long Now Seminars’ Category

Beth Shapiro, “De-extinction Science”

by Danielle Engelman on June 1st, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking.

How to Clone a Mammoth
Monday May 11, 02015 – San Francisco

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Michael Shermer, “Moral Progress”

by Andrew Warner on May 6th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking.

The Long Arc of Moral Progress
Tuesday April 14, 02015 – San Francisco

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Paul Saffo, “The Creator Economy”

by Mikl Em on April 15th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking.

The Creator Economy
Tuesday March 31, 02015 – San Francisco

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David Keith, “Practical Geoengineering”

by Andrew Warner on March 6th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking.

Patient Geoengineering
Tuesday February 17, 02015 – San Francisco

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Richard Rhodes: Twilight of the Bombs — 02010 Seminar Flashback

by Mikl Em on March 5th, 02015

In September 02010 Richard Rhodes spoke about Twilight of the Bombs his history on nuclear weapons from the end of the Cold War to the 21st Century. Rhodes won the Pulitzer prize for The Making of the Atomic Bomb (01987) his first of four books chronicling the rise of nuclear science from the laboratory to. . .   Read More

Brewster Kahle: Universal Access to All Knowledge — 02011 Seminar Flashback

by Mikl Em on February 26th, 02015

In November 02011 Brewster Kahle, the founder of the Internet Archive, spoke for Long Now. “We are really striving to build The Library of Alexandria version 2,” says Brewster, near the start of his talk, “So that everyone anywhere who is curious to want access can access the world’s knowledge.” He proceeds to assess. . .   Read More

Michael Pollan: Deep Agriculture — 02009 Seminar Flashback

by Mikl Em on February 10th, 02015

In May 02009 author and food activist Michael Pollan spoke for Long Now about Deep Agriculture. At the time Barack Obama was recently elected President, and Pollan takes the opportunity to give a “state of the movement” on efforts to reform the US food system.
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Jesse Ausubel, “Why Nature is Rebounding”

by Andrew Warner on February 6th, 02015

This lecture was presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking.

Nature is Rebounding: Land- and Ocean-sparing through Concentrating Human Activities
Tuesday January 13, 02015 – San Francisco

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David Keith Seminar Primer

by Charlotte Hajer on February 4th, 02015

On Tuesday, February 17, David Keith will present Patient Geoengineering, as part of our monthly Seminars About Long-Term Thinking. Each month the Seminar Primer gives you some background information about the speaker, including links to learn even more.
In 01991, Mount Pinatubo – a largely forgotten and underestimated volcano in the Philippines – erupted in what. . .   Read More

Jesse Ausubel Seminar Primer

by Charlotte Hajer on January 6th, 02015

On Tuesday, January 13, Jesse Ausubel will present Nature is Rebounding: Land- and Ocean-sparing Through Concentrating Human Activities, as part of our monthly Seminars About Long-Term Thinking. Each month the Seminar Primer gives you some background information about the speaker, including links to learn even more.

The stories and scary graphs aren’t. . .   Read More

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