Curating Content To Support Learning About Humanity's Transition

Posts tagged with:  The Long Now Foundation - Facebook Page

By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 26 Aug 22

We’re looking for a Development Director to join our core leadership team at The Long Now Foundation. Come build something that lasts. Jobslongnow.orgAre you someone who understands why now is the perfect time to think and build long-term? Apply to work for Long Now.

We’re looking for a Development Director to join our core leadership team at The Long Now Foundation. Come build something that lasts. Jobslongnow.orgAre you someone who understands why now is the perfect time to think and build long-term? Apply to work for Long Now.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 26 Aug 22

Forms of peer review are centuries old, but its contemporary model only dates back to the 01970s. The ways we produce, share, and review science must shift with time — what will the future of peer review hold?Real peer review has never been tried – Works in Progresswww.worksinprogress.coOutdated forms of peer review create bottlenecks that slow down science. But in a world where research can now circulate rapidly on the Internet, we need to develop new ways to do science in public.

Forms of peer review are centuries old, but its contemporary model only dates back to the 01970s. The ways we produce, share, and review science must shift with time — what will the future of peer review hold?Real peer review has never been tried – Works in Progresswww.worksinprogress.coOutdated forms of peer review create bottlenecks that slow down science. But in …

Forms of peer review are centuries old, but its contemporary model only dates back to … Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 25 Aug 22

Does holiness have a scent? A long line of religious texts and traditions says yes — though there is no agreement as to what the divine smells like.The Centuries-Long Quest For The Scent Of God | NOEMAwww.noemamag.comThe precise odor of the divine has eluded humans for millennia, but that hasn’t stopped us from seeking it in the oddest places.

Does holiness have a scent? A long line of religious texts and traditions says yes — though there is no agreement as to what the divine smells like.The Centuries-Long Quest For The Scent Of God | NOEMAwww.noemamag.comThe precise odor of the divine has eluded humans for millennia, but that hasn’t stopped us from seeking it in the oddest places.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 25 Aug 22

Founder and Mayor Michael Tubbs shares his experience of implementing policies that point the way toward providing equitable economic opportunities for all.

Founder and Mayor Michael Tubbs shares his experience of implementing policies that point the way toward providing equitable economic opportunities for all.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 24 Aug 22

Our ability to think about our long-term future is unique among our animal relatives. Our challenge is making use of the cognitive toolkit of long-term thinking to help ourselves and future generations. Let’s be good ancestors. From Roman Krznaric: https://longnow.org/ideas/02022/07/29/how-humans-grew-acorn-brains/

Our ability to think about our long-term future is unique among our animal relatives. Our challenge is making use of the cognitive toolkit of long-term thinking to help ourselves and future generations. Let’s be good ancestors. From Roman Krznaric: https://longnow.org/ideas/02022/07/29/how-humans-grew-acorn-brains/


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 22

We Are As Gods, a documentary about Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand, is out on digital platforms on September 6, 02022.WE ARE AS GODS | Official trailer | On Digital Sept 6Watch video on Facebook.com

We Are As Gods, a documentary about Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand, is out on digital platforms on September 6, 02022.WE ARE AS GODS | Official trailer | On Digital Sept 6Watch video on Facebook.com


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 22

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a model that reconstructs the visual proteins of some of the earliest cetaceans, offering a vision through the eyes of ancient whales. https://hakaimagazine.com/news/what-did-the-ancient-whale-see/

Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a model that reconstructs the visual proteins of some of the earliest cetaceans, offering a vision through the eyes of ancient whales. https://hakaimagazine.com/news/what-did-the-ancient-whale-see/


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 22

Founder and Mayor Michael Tubbs outlines his optimistic outlook on our shared future.

Founder and Mayor Michael Tubbs outlines his optimistic outlook on our shared future.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 22

Deep below an island in Finland, nuclear waste experts are pondering how to communicate with humans stretching thousands of generations forward. Can we use cryptic icons from the ancient past to inform decisions for the far future? Deep Time Undergroundlongnow.orgFinland’s nuclear waste experts have, for decades, quietly envisioned distant future ecosystems. Exploring their thinking anthropologically can expand our awareness of time.

Deep below an island in Finland, nuclear waste experts are pondering how to communicate with humans stretching thousands of generations forward. Can we use cryptic icons from the ancient past to inform decisions for the far future? Deep Time Undergroundlongnow.orgFinland’s nuclear waste experts have, for decades, quietly envisioned distant future ecosystems. Exploring their thinking anthropologically can expand our awareness of …

Deep below an island in Finland, nuclear waste experts are pondering how to communicate with … Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 23 Aug 22

In 01999, the poet Gary Snyder sent @stewartbrand an epigram: This present moment That lives on to become Long ago. This was Brand’s response:

In 01999, the poet Gary Snyder sent @stewartbrand an epigram: This present moment That lives on to become Long ago. This was Brand’s response:


Scroll to Top