The Here & Now of the Long Now

My goal yesterday was to visit the headquarters and museum of the Long Now Foundation, a project intended to extend the time perception of a global culture with ever foreshortening horizons. For those who think in terms of quarterly or even annual goals, this is not for the faint of heart. I had expected a…

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Raising a glass to Revive & Restore

I recently came across yet another project of Stewart Brand’s which I find worthy of mention. I’ve been a fan of Brand’s since he was kind enough to publish my first letter-to-the-editor contribution back in 1976, when I was a teenager eager to go into space. It seems one of his many projects with a…

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