The Persistent Illusion of Knowing
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This talk explores the process of invention in the studio. Feeling one’s way through a cloud of unknowing into territories of discovery. In science and art cultivating intuition and trusting the creative process becomes a guide when knowing obscures the new. Making art allows us to embrace the unknown and question our assumptions freeing us from the illusions of preconceived knowledge. In the studio, translations between the imaginary and the real illuminate possibilities for discovery and invention. Continue reading “The Persistent Illusion of Knowing”
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
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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/.