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Ainissa Ramirez The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another in 4 months, 2 weeks  
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02020
Nadia Eghbal The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure
Roman Krznaric Becoming a Better Ancestor
Long Now Members Long Now Member Ignite Talks 02020
Julia Watson Design by Radical Indigenism
Genevieve Bell The 4th Industrial Revolution: Responsible & Secure AI
Craig Childs Tracking the First People into Ice Age North America
Peter Calthorpe Urban Planet: Ecology, Community, and Growth Through the Next Century
Lonny J Avi Brooks When is Wakanda: Imagining Afrofutures
Brian Fisher Edible Insects: Where Land Conservation and Protein Meet
Frank Ostaseski What the Dying Teach the Living: Death During a Pandemic
Rick Doblin Transformational Psychedelics
Laurance Doyle Interspecies Communication and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Jane Metcalfe The Neobiological Revolution
Multiple Speakers Long Conversation
Eric Ries Long-Term Stock Exchange
Bina Venkataraman Long-Term Thinking in a Distracted World
02019
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 14
Andrew McAfee More From Less
Suhanya Raffel World Art Through The Asian Perspective
Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Burtynsky, Nicholas de Pencier Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Monica L. Smith Cities: The First 6,000 Years
Marcia Bjornerud Timefulness
Mariana Mazzucato Rethinking Value
David Byrne Good News & Sleeping Beauties
Ian McEwan Machines Like Me
Jeff Goodell The Water Will Come
Chip Conley The Modern Elder and the Intergenerational Workplace
John Brockman Possible Minds
Martin Rees Prospects for Humanity
02018
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 13
Niall Ferguson Networks and Power
Mary Lou Jepsen Toward Practical Telepathy
Stewart Brand Whole Earth Catalog 50th Anniversary Celebration
Julia Galef Soldiers and Scouts: Why our minds weren't built for truth, and how we can change that
Juan Benet Long Term Info-structure
George P. Shultz Perspective
Chris D. Thomas Are We Initiating The Great Anthropocene Speciation Event?
Benjamin Grant Overview: Earth and Civilization in the Macroscope
Kishore Mahbubani Has the West Lost It? Can Asia Save It?
Steven Pinker A New Enlightenment
Michael Frachetti Open Source Civilization and the Unexpected Origins of the Silk Road
Charles C. Mann The Wizard and the Prophet
02017
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 12
Elena Bennett Seeds of a Good Anthropocene
Renee Wegrzyn Engineering Gene Safety
David Grinspoon Earth in Human Hands
Nicky Case Seeing Whole Systems
Carolyn Porco Searching for Life in the Solar System
James Gleick Time Travel
Geoffrey B. West The Universal Laws of Growth and Pace
Frank Ostaseski What the Dying Teach the Living
Bjorn Lomborg From Feel-Good to High-Yield Good: How to Improve Philanthropy and Aid
Jennifer Pahlka Fixing Government: Bottom Up and Outside In
Steven Johnson Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World
02016
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 11
Douglas Coupland The Extreme Present
David Eagleman The Brain and The Now
Jonathan Rose The Well Tempered City
Seth Lloyd Quantum Computer Reality
Kevin Kelly The Next 30 Digital Years
Brian Christian Algorithms to Live By
Walter Mischel The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control
Priyamvada Natarajan Solving Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Jane Langdale Radical Ag: C4 Rice and Beyond
Stephen Pyne Fire Slow, Fire Fast, Fire Deep
Eric Cline 1177 B.C.: When Civilization Collapsed
02015
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10
Philip Tetlock Superforecasting
Andy Weir The Red Planet for Real
James Fallows Civilization's Infrastructure
Saul Griffith Infrastructure and Climate Change
Sara Seager Other Earths. Other Life.
Ramez Naam Enhancing Humans, Advancing Humanity
Neil Gaiman How Stories Last
Beth Shapiro How to Clone a Mammoth
Michael Shermer The Long Arc of Moral Progress
Paul Saffo The Creator Economy
David Keith Patient Geoengineering
Stewart Brand, Paul Saffo Pace Layers Thinking
Jesse Ausubel Nature is Rebounding: Land- and Ocean-sparing through Concentrating Human Activities
02014
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 9
Kevin Kelly Technium Unbound
Larry Harvey Why The Man Keeps Burning
Drew Endy The iGEM Revolution
Anne Neuberger Inside the NSA
Adrian Hon A History of the Future in 100 Objects
Stefan Kroepelin Civilization’s Mysterious Desert Cradle: Rediscovering the Deep Sahara
Sylvia Earle, Tierney Thys Oceanic
Tony Hsieh Helping Revitalize a City
Mariana Mazzucato The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Private vs. Public Sector Myths
Colonel Matthew Bogdanos The Unlooting of Civilization’s Treasures in Wartime Iraq
Brian Eno, Danny Hillis The Long Now, now
02013
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 8
Richard Kurin American History in 101 Objects
Adam Steltzner Beyond Mars, Earth
Peter Schwartz The Starships ARE Coming
Daniel Kahneman Thinking Fast and Slow
Craig Childs Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the Everending Earth
Ed Lu Anthropocene Astronomy: Thwarting Dangerous Asteroids Begins with Finding Them
Stewart Brand Reviving Extinct Species
Nicholas Negroponte Beyond Digital
George Dyson No Time Is There--- The Digital Universe and Why Things Appear To Be Speeding Up
Chris Anderson The Makers Revolution
Terry Hunt, Carl Lipo The Statues Walked -- What Really Happened on Easter Island
02012
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 7
Peter Warshall Enchanted by the Sun: The CoEvolution of Light, Life, and Color on Earth
Lazar Kunstmann, Jon Lackman Preservation without Permission: the Paris Urban eXperiment
Steven Pinker The Decline of Violence
Tim O'Reilly Birth of the Global Mind
Elaine Pagels The Truth About the Book of Revelations
Cory Doctorow The Coming Century of War Against Your Computer
Benjamin Barber If Mayors Ruled the World
Susan Freinkel Eternal Plastic: A Toxic Love Story
Charles C. Mann Living in the Homogenocene: The First 500 Years
Edward O. Wilson The Social Conquest of Earth
Mark Lynas The Nine Planetary Boundaries: Finessing the Anthropocene
Jim Richardson Heirlooms: Saving Humanity's 10,000-year Legacy of Food
Lawrence Lessig How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It
02011
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 6
Brewster Kahle Universal Access to All Knowledge
Laura Cunningham Ten Millennia of California Ecology
Timothy Ferriss Accelerated Learning in Accelerated Times
Geoffrey B. West Why Cities Keep on Growing, Corporations Always Die, and Life Gets Faster
Peter Kareiva Conservation in the Real World
Carl Zimmer Viral Time
Tim Flannery Here on Earth
Ian Morris Why the West Rules - For Now
Alexander Rose Millennial Precedent
Matt Ridley Deep Optimism
Mary Catherine Bateson Live Longer, Think Longer
Philip K. Howard Fixing Broken Government
02010
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 5
Rachel Sussman The World's Oldest Living Organisms
Lera Boroditsky How Language Shapes Thought
Stewart Brand, Jane McGonigal Long Conversation 19 of 19
Jane McGonigal, Tiffany Shlain Long Conversation 18 of 19
Paul Hawken, Tiffany Shlain Long Conversation 17 of 19
Katherine Fulton, Paul Hawken Long Conversation 16 of 19
Stuart Candy, Katherine Fulton Long Conversation 15 of 19
Stuart Candy, Danese Cooper Long Conversation 14 of 19
Danese Cooper, Peter Schwartz Long Conversation 13 of 19
Peter Schwartz, Pete Worden Long Conversation 12 of 19
Ken Foster, Pete Worden Long Conversation 11 of 19
Melissa Alexander, Ken Foster Long Conversation 10 of 19
Melissa Alexander, Ken Wilson Long Conversation 9 of 19
John Perry Barlow, Ken Wilson Long Conversation 8 of 19
John Perry Barlow, Violet Blue Long Conversation 7 of 19
Violet Blue, Robin Sloan Long Conversation 6 of 19
Robin Sloan, Jill Tarter Long Conversation 5 of 19
Emily Levine, Jill Tarter Long Conversation 4 of 19
Saul Griffith, Emily Levine Long Conversation 3 of 19
Jem Finer, Saul Griffith Long Conversation 2 of 19
Stewart Brand, Jem Finer Long Conversation 1 of 19
Nineteen Speakers Long Conversation
Richard Rhodes Twilight of the Bombs
Martin Rees Life's Future in the Cosmos
Jesse Schell Visions of the Gamepocalypse
Frank Gavin Five Ways to Use History Well
Ed Moses Clean Fusion Power This Decade
Nils Gilman Deviant Globalization
David Eagleman Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization
Beth Noveck Transparent Government
Alan Weisman World Without Us, World With Us
Stewart Brand, Brian Eno, Alexander Rose Long Finance: The Enduring Value Conference
Wade Davis The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
02009
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 4
Sander van der Leeuw The Archaeology of Innovation
Stewart Brand Rethinking Green
Arthur Ganson Machines and the Breath of Time
Wayne Clough Smithsonian Forever
Raoul Adamchak, Pamela Ronald Organically Grown and Genetically Engineered: The Food of the Future
Paul Romer A Theory of History, with an Application
Michael Pollan Deep Agriculture
Gavin Newsom Cities and Time
Daniel Everett Endangered languages, lost knowledge and the future
Dmitry Orlov Social Collapse Best Practices
Saul Griffith Climate Change Recalculated
02008
Rick Prelinger Lost Landscapes of San Francisco
Drew Endy, Jim Thomas Synthetic Biology Debate
Huey Johnson Green Planning at Nation Scale
Peter Diamandis Long-term X-Prizes
Neal Stephenson ANATHEM Book Launch Event
Daniel Suarez Daemon: Bot-mediated Reality
Edward Burtynsky The 10,000-year Gallery
Paul Ehrlich The Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment
Iqbal Quadir Technology Empowers the Poorest
Niall Ferguson, Peter Schwartz Historian vs. Futurist on Human Progress
Craig Venter Joining 3.5 Billion Years of Microbial Invention
Nassim Nicholas Taleb The Future Has Always Been Crazier Than We Thought
Paul Saffo Embracing Uncertainty: the secret to effective forecasting
02007
Joline Blais, Jon Ippolito At the Edge of Art
Rosabeth Moss Kanter Enduring Principles for Changing Times
Juan Enriquez Mapping the Frontier of Knowledge
Rip Anderson, Gwyneth Cravens Power to Save the World
Alex Wright Glut: Mastering Information Though the Ages
Francis Fukuyama 'The End of History' Revisited
Paul Hawken The New Great Transformation
Steven Johnson The Long Zoom
Frans Lanting Life's Journey Through Time
Brian Fagan We Are Not the First to Suffer Through Climate Change
Vernor Vinge What If the Singularity Does NOT Happen?
Philip Tetlock Why Foxes Are Better Forecasters Than Hedgehogs
02006
Philip Rosedale 'Second Life:' What Do We Learn If We Digitize EVERYTHING?
Larry Brilliant, Katherine Fulton, Richard Rockefeller The Deeper News About the New Philanthropy
John Baez Zooming Out in Time
Orville Schell China Thinks Long-term, But Can It Relearn to Act Long-term?
John Rendon Long-term Policy to Make the War on Terror Short
Brian Eno, Will Wright Playing with Time
Chris Anderson, Will Hearst The Long Time Tail
Jimmy Wales Vision: Wikipedia and the Future of Free Culture
Kevin Kelly The Next 100 Years of Science: Long-term Trends in the Scientific Method.
Stephen Lansing Perfect Order: A Thousand Years in Bali
Ralph Cavanagh, Peter Schwartz Nuclear Power, Climate Change and the Next 10,000 Years
02005
Sam Harris The View from the End of the World
Clay Shirky Making Digital Durable: What Time Does to Categories
Esther Dyson, Freeman Dyson, George Dyson The Difficulty of Looking Far Ahead
Ray Kurzweil Kurzweil's Law
Robert Fuller Patient Revolution: Human Rights Past and Future
Jared Diamond How Societies Fail-And Sometimes Succeed
Robert Neuwirth The 21st Century Medieval City
Will Jarvis Time Capsule Behavior
Stewart Brand Cities & Time
Spencer Beebe Very Long-term Very Large-scale Biomimicry
Roger Kennedy The Political History of North America from 25,000 BC to 12,000 AD
James Carse Religious War In Light of the Infinite Game
02004
Ken Dychtwald The Consequences of Human Life Extension
Michael West The Prospects of Human Life Extension
Paul Hawken The Long Green
Danny Hillis Progress on the 10,000-year Clock
Phillip Longman The Depopulation Problem
Jill Tarter The Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence: Necessarily a Long-term Strategy
Bruce Sterling The Singularity: Your Future as a Black Hole
David Rumsey Mapping Time
Daniel Janzen Third World Conservation: It's ALL Gardening
Rusty Schweickart The Asteroid Threat Over the Next 100,000 Years
James Dewar Long-term Policy Analysis
George Dyson There's Plenty of Room at the Top: Long-term Thinking About Large-scale Computing
02003
Peter Schwartz The Art Of The Really Long View
Brian Eno The Long Now