Long Now Boston


Long Now Boston fosters long-term thinking on the local and global level. We want to become a critical resource connecting the region’s domains of technology, arts, culture, commerce, science, and environmentalism. We encourage individual and collective responsibility in a time-scale of the next ten thousand years, and offer tools and resources to our future leaders.

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Upcoming Events:

  • Why Be a Good Ancestor? - Why Be a Good Ancestor? A Long Now Boston Community Conversation with Roman Krznaric, one of Britain’s leading public intellectuals. Monday, Dec 7, 02020, 6:30 p.m. EST This is a virtual event using Zoom. Login is open at 6:15 p.m. – come early and chat with other Long Now thinkers. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.… Read more

Past Events:

  • DEFUSING BARRIERS TO DISCOVERY (9/19/02020) - Join us on Monday, October 5, for a Long Now Boston Zoom Conversation with Nicole L’Huillier and Nathan Miner, artists whose transdisciplinary practices dynamically intersect with technology, science, and philosophy, and creatively challenge preconceptions as they expand the role of art in society. Our moderator will be Leonie Bradbury, Henry and Lois Foster Chair of Contemporary Art Theory and Practice, Distinguished Curator-in-Residence at Emerson College, and Long Now Boston board member. Login begins at 7 p.m.; the conversation begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available from Eventbrite.
  • How to Drive Social Change in Changing Times (8/20/02020) - How can we contribute now to ensure a thriving future for the coming millennia? Dr. Anton Howes, historian in residence at The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce will discuss this topic with Long Now Boston on September 14, 02020. This conversation will be held virtually and will be moderated by George Gantz, director of the Long Now Boston Conversation Series and RSA fellow. Doors open at 5:30pm. Tickets are available from Eventbrite.

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