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Long Now: Conversations at The Interval

By The Long Now Foundation

A long-term thinking lecture series from The Long Now Foundation: these hour long talks are recorded live at The Interval, our bar / cafe / museum in San Francisco. Since 02014 this series has presented artists, authors, entrepreneurs, scientists (and more) taking a long-term perspective on subjects like art, design, history, nature, technology, and time. You can learn more about The Interval and this series at theinterval.org, where we have full videos of the talks on this podcast.

  1. 1.
    Art Thinking + Technology: A Personal Journey of Expanding Space and Time: Scott Kildall09/25/2020
    1:04:55
  2. 2.
    Adapting to Sea Level Rise: The Science of New York 2140: Kim Stanley Robinson07/17/2020
    1:04:27
  3. 3.
    Science Needs Fiction: Annalee Newitz07/14/2020
    1:12:30
  4. 4.
    Sometimes Brilliantin Conversation with Stewart Brand: Larry Brilliant06/29/2020
    1:02:31
  5. 5.
    Coding Ourselves/Coding Others: D. Fox Harrell06/11/2020
    57:59
  6. 6.
    Modern Surveillance: Why You Should Care and What You Can Do: Jennifer Granick05/04/2020
    1:14:08
  7. 7.
    Disinformation Technology: How Online Propaganda Campaigns Are Influencing Us: Renée DiResta04/06/2020
    1:12:25
  8. 8.
    The Five Ages of Burning Man: Michael Mikel03/23/2020
    1:30:24
  1. 9.
    Engram Preservation: Early Work Towards Mind Uploading: Robert McIntyre03/03/2020
    1:06:57
  2. 10.
    How to Be Futuristic: Bruce Sterling02/18/2020
    2:04:33
  3. 11.
    San Francisco Time: The Photography of Fred Lyon: Fred Lyon02/12/2020
    1:16:03
  4. 12.
    The Art and Science of Deep Time:Conceiving the Inconceivable in the 19th Century: Caroline Winterer02/06/2020
    1:09:21
  5. 13.
    24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week: Tiffany Shlain01/29/2020
    1:21:36
  6. 14.
    Is Reflecting Sunlight from the Atmosphere a Bridge to the Future?: Kelly Wanser01/15/2020
    1:27:14
  7. 15.
    The Short Now: What Addiction, Day Trading, and Most of Society’s Ills Have in Common: Esther Dyson01/09/2020
    1:16:21
  8. 16.
    Gods and Robots: Ancient Dreams of Technology: Adrienne Mayor12/23/2019
    1:10:45
  9. 17.
    We're in the Wrong Timeline: Annalee Newitz12/13/2019
    1:12:35
  10. 18.
    The Loop: Decision Technology and How to Resist It: Jacob Ward12/04/2019
    1:17:10
  11. 19.
    ORIGINS - How Earth’s history shaped human history: Lewis Dartnell11/14/2019
    1:12:56
  12. 20.
    Horological Heritage: Generating bird song, magic, and music through mechanism: Brittany Cox11/07/2019
    1:13:32
  13. 21.
    The Shape Of Data And Things To Come: Gurjeet Singh10/28/2019
    1:14:35
  14. 22.
    Exploring the Artificial Cryosphere: Nicola Twilley08/23/2019
    1:11:31
  15. 23.
    Neal Stephenson - Fall, or Dodge in Hell: Neal Stephenson08/14/2019
    1:04:00
  16. 24.
    Learning From Le Guin: Kim Stanley Robinson07/12/2019
    1:34:47
  17. 25.
    A Foundation of Trust: Building a Blockchain Future: Brian Behlendorf06/07/2019
    1:11:11
  18. 26.
    Time Poverty Amidst Digital Abundance: Judy Wajcman05/21/2019
    1:08:13
  19. 27.
    Growing Up Ape: The Long-term Science of Studying Our Closest Living Relatives: Elizabeth Lonsdorf05/14/2019
    1:04:26
  20. 28.
    Can Nationalism be a Resource for Democracy?: Maya Tudor05/06/2019
    1:06:52
  21. 29.
    Siberia: A Journey to the Mammoth Steppe: Stewart Brand, Kevin Kelly, Alexander Rose04/30/2019
    1:22:54
  22. 30.
    The Evolving Science of Behavior Change: Christopher Bryan04/18/2019
    1:11:51
  23. 31.
    The Spirit Singularity: Science and the Afterlife at the Turn of the 20th Century: Hannu Rajaniemi04/10/2019
    1:05:06
  24. 32.
    The Science of Climate Fiction: Can Stories Lead to Social Action?: James Holland Jones04/04/2019
    1:17:58
  25. 33.
    Charting the High Frontier of Space: Ed Lu03/26/2019
    1:05:49
  26. 34.
    Facts, Feelings and Stories: How to Motivate Action on Climate Change: Shahzeen Attari08/15/2018
    1:07:36
  27. 35.
    The Organized Pursuit of Knowledge: Margaret Levi04/18/2018
    1:09:15
  28. 36.
    Our Future in Algorithm Farming: Mike Kuniavsky03/01/2018
    1:10:11
  29. 37.
    Humanity and the Deep Ocean: James Nestor02/01/2018
    56:19
  30. 38.
    The New Deal You Don't Know: Louis Hyman01/02/2018
    1:01:22
  31. 39.
    Can Democracy Survive the Internet?: Nathaniel Persily12/07/2017
    1:06:59
  32. 40.
    Ideology in our Genes: The Biological Basis for Political Traits: Rose McDermott12/01/2017
    1:00:58
  33. 41.
    The Web In An Eye Blink: Jason Scott11/01/2017
    1:00:47
  34. 42.
    Thinking Long-term About the Evolving Global Challenge: The Refugee Reality10/01/2017
    1:18:51
  35. 43.
    Envisioning Deep Time: Jonathon Keats09/01/2017
    57:09
  36. 44.
    How Climate Will Evolve Government and Society: Kim Stanley Robinson08/01/2017
    1:02:52
  37. 45.
    Transforming Perception, One Sense at a Time: Kara Platoni07/03/2017
    58:17
  38. 46.
    Talking with Robots about Architecture: Jeffrey McGrew06/09/2017
    57:08
  39. 47.
    Proof: The Science of Booze: Adam Rogers06/09/2017
    1:00:17
  40. 48.
    The Red Planet for Real: Andy Weir06/09/2017
    1:10:05
  41. 49.
    How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future: Abby Smith Rumsey06/09/2017
    1:02:31
  42. 50.
    Pace Layers Thinking: Stewart Brand, Paul Saffo06/09/2017
    57:51
  43. 51.
    Seveneves at The Interval: Neal Stephenson06/09/2017
    1:04:33

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