Manual For Civilization
- Climate Change
The Cataclysm Sentence
WNYC’s Radiolab recently released a podcast [https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolab/articles/cataclysm-sentence] about what forms of knowledge are worth passing on to future generations. > One day in 1961, the famous physicist Richard Feynman stepped in front of a Caltech lecture hall ...
Long Now Partners with GitHub on its Long-term Archive Program for Open Source Code
[https://archiveprogram.github.com/]Long Now is pleased to announce that we have partnered with GitHub [http://github.com] on its new archive program [https://archiveprogram.github.com/] to preserve open source software for future generations. The archive represents a significant step in averting ...
'Extraordinary' 500-Year-Old Library Catalog Reveals Books Lost to Time
[https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/apr/10/extraordinary-500-year-old-library-catalogue-reveals-books-lost-to-time-libro-de-los-epitomes] Researchers in Copenhagen have discovered a catalog containing thousands of summaries of books from 500 years ago, many of which no longer exist: > The Libro de los Epítomes manuscript, which is more than a foot ...
Tim O’Reilly’s Book List for the Manual for Civilization
Tim O’Reilly speaking at The Interval at Long Now in January 02018. Photo: Gary Wilson [http://mindfullight.com/]In 02009 Tim O’ReillytoldForbesmagazine [http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/06/benefits-classical-education.html]how studying Greek and Latin Classics had influenced his business career: > John ...