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The Interval Brickstarter Funded: Support The Robot Stretch Goal

by Mikl Em on September 22nd, 02014

Photo by Christopher Michel The Interval brickstarter ends on October 1 at 5pm–that’s the last chance to become an Interval Charter Donor. We’ve set two ambitious stretch goals to reach before it ends: raising $550,000 in total (about $42K to go) and having 1000 total donors. Thanks to hundreds of supporters around the world we have funded…  Read More

Future of Human Spaceflight at The Interval: September 30, 02014

by Mikl Em on September 18th, 02014

On Tuesday September 30, 02014 Ariel Waldman (Spacehack.org) leads us to the stars. Tickets are almost sold out! Ariel Waldman selfie by Ariel Waldman Ariel Waldman: The Future of Human Spaceflight Tuesday September 30, 02014 at 7:30pm at The Interval (doors at 6:30) Advanced Tickets are encouraged Download the Pathways to Exploration report Ariel Waldman has developed a unique career…  Read More

The Future Declassified at The Interval: Tuesday September 23, 02014

by Mikl Em on September 5th, 02014

Our next talk at The Interval takes as its subject the complexities of our collective global future: Mathew Burrows: The Future Declassified hosted by Paul Saffo Tuesday September 23, 02014 at 7:30pm at The Interval (doors at 6:30) Advanced Tickets are encouraged as space is limited The volatility of today’s world is apparent just by reviewing the day’s…  Read More

Go Animals: Jon Mooallem & Laurel Braitman at The Interval, August 12th

by Mikl Em on August 7th, 02014

On Tuesday August 12, 02014 The Interval presents authors Jon Mooallem (Wild Ones) and Laurel Braitman (Animal Madness, TED Fellow) in conversation. Tickets are now on sale! Go Animals Tuesday, August 12, 02014 at 7:30pm at The Interval (doors at 6:30) Advanced Tickets are encouraged as space is limited Jon Mooallem and Laurel Braitman share a focus on the link between…  Read More

The Future of Language at The Interval: Tuesday July 22, 02014

by Mikl Em on July 18th, 02014

Laura Welcher, David Evan Harris, and Mandana Seyfeddinipur speak on Tuesday, July 22 at The Interval This Tuesday at The Interval “The Future of Language” featuring Dr. Laura Welcher of Long Now’s Rosetta Project and Global Lives Project‘s David Evan Harris, and special guest Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur of the Endangered Languages Documentation Programme who is visiting from London….  Read More

Long Now’s Orrery Prototype For The 10,000 Year Clock

by Austin Brown on June 27th, 02014

One of the first things that visitors see when they walk into The Interval, Long Now’s new public space, is the Orrery–a prototype for part of the 10,000 Year Clock now under construction. The Orrery is a simplified mechanical model of our solar system, a precise and durable computer, and an eight-foot-tall kinetic sculpture. This…  Read More

Science Fiction to Science Fabrication Talk at The Interval July 1, 02014

by Mikl Em on June 16th, 02014

Tickets are on sale for Science Fiction to Science Fabrication July 1, 02014 at The Interval Artist/maker/hacker Dan Novy (Novysan) is an Emmy award-winning transmedia storyteller with a background in theater, a host of film and television credits, and a research/PHD-candidate position at the MIT Media Lab. Last fall he and his colleague Sophia Bruckner taught Science Fiction to Science Fabrication (aka “Pulp…  Read More

The Interval at Long Now Opens June 15th and TheInterval.org is live

by Mikl Em on June 9th, 02014

photo by Catherine Borgeson After years of planning and a full year under construction, we are proud to announce our new venue The Interval at Long Now opens its doors to the public this Sunday, June 15th 02014. Come visit us soon. We’ll be open daily from 10AM to midnight at our location in historic…  Read More

Violet Blue Talks Privacy at The Interval: June 17, 02014

by Mikl Em on June 8th, 02014

Next up in Long Now’s newly launched series of salon talks is author/blogger Violet Blue who will use her latest book The Smart Girl’s Guide to Privacy as a starting point to talk about tech, gender and long-term sustainable privacy models on Tuesday, June 17 at The Interval, our new public space at Fort Mason Center in…  Read More

Rachel Sussman in San Francisco: The Oldest Living Things in the World

by Mikl Em on May 30th, 02014

Rachel Sussman spoke in our Seminars About Long-term Thinking (SALT) series in 02010 when she was about halfway into her project to document the world’s oldest living things. She traveled the world to learn about and photograph organisms that have lived 2000 years or more. This year she published her book The Oldest Living Things…  Read More

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