The Future We Leave Behind
Join Michael Hawley (https://www.egconf.com/presenters/michael-hawley), Nathaniel Raymond (http://hhi.harvard.edu/people/nathaniel-raymond) and Ethan Zuckerman (http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/about-me/) for a Long Now Boston Conversation on information gatekeepers, technology and your brain.
History informs our future thinking and, with a deep time long term view, we need to consider the history subsequent generations will inherit. A looming challenge is the re-writing of history [yes, it’s happened for thousands of year] but the social sphere and raw processing power at hand to spoon-feed clickbait to the masses puts us all at risk. Continue reading “The Future We Leave Behind”
Annual Long Now Picnic
Come and enjoy a leisurely late afternoon/early evening picnic with the Long Now Boston Meetup Group. BBQ from (probably) Soulfire of Cambridge will be served. We will be a group of no more than 30. Instead of a speaker, we’ve decided to have very informal “flash talks” from everyone who attends. Continue reading “Picnic at Danny Hillis & Taylor Milsal’s home”
The Long Now and the 10-000-year Clock
Danny Hillis will be speaking on The Long Now Foundation and details of the Clock project, “a monument scale, multi-millennial, all mechanical clock created as an icon to long term thinking.” See this page on the Long Now site for further information on the Clock Project: http://longnow.org/clock/.