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Those who missed @Avilonny's Long Now talk on #afrofuturism can watch a recording of the livestream here:… https://t.co/Or8fvRRWvfI co-star with @Ryanphelan6 in this 5-minute video on saving the horseshoe crab from the industrial-scale bleeders.… https://t.co/nahq818kJG
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationNASA has released a remarkable timelapse capturing ten years of the sun in one hour. The video makes use of 20 mill… https://t.co/FcnsWocbiqAs we move towards safely reopening, all donations made to our Bottle Keep program in this month support our phenom… https://t.co/Z4nF0CI2kP
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationAll of our talks are free to watch via our live stream. Stay up-to-date on the latest regarding our upcoming speake… https://t.co/X6C5On230k𝗦𝘁𝗲𝘃𝗲 𝗝𝗼𝗯𝘀 on Whole Earth Catalog: "One of the bibles of my generation...Sort of like Google in paperback form, 35… https://t.co/zT2AB2TqZc
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7/9
2020
Mark your calendars! Our Peter Calthorpe will be talking about "Urban Planet: Ecology, Community & Growth Through t… https://t.co/ZIgbY0mlQj
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationDNA Linked to Covid-19 Was Inherited From Neanderthals, Study Finds | @nytimes https://t.co/0nhDzoeL1F"This clock can strike the time through nuclear strikes. This clock will tick until the sea arrives."… https://t.co/t3TpfEyuTYJust emerged from a riveting hour with the @longnow & @Avilonny learning more about Afrofuturism. An imagination co… https://t.co/eQ1npUEakE
Retweeted by The Long Now Foundation👏🏾 a short walk through the history of afrofuturism and the colonial and white bias in a lot of futures thinking. https://t.co/9QduaQEZgk
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationThank you all for a wonderful talk. 🙏 Diverse, Queer and Black voices in futurism (..and rewriting our pasts) mean… https://t.co/FATojTRITR
Retweeted by The Long Now Foundation @DEinDC Thank you for your question. We will share it with our moderatorIf you have any questions for our speaker you may reply here. We will submit them to our moderator for the Q&A. https://t.co/ymxHpp9ya1Join us for the Q&A with @avilonny, hosted by @zander and featuring guests Reynaldo Anderson (@hardcore888) and… https://t.co/CuE3y8THRV“Usually when we’re in the room, we’re the only people of color talking about the future.” - @avilonny speaking abo… https://t.co/RiyqDFwU8p“If we are, then someone else in our line was. We are not the first.” -@avilonny quoting artist Ni’Ja Whitson in hi… https://t.co/NMId3iuqFv“The Afrofuture-centric perspective is intersectional and rejects binaries.” - @avilonny. https://t.co/ymxHpp9ya1Lonny Brooks Seminar https://t.co/XSItt2eBkt
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationIf you have any questions for our speaker you may post them reply here. We will submit them to our moderator for th… https://t.co/clRQweI2Ov.@avilonny has coined the term “Afrofuture Types” to describe Black signals of the future. Watch now:… https://t.co/MNFhD8taSk.@avilonny quoting C.L.R. James in his talk on #Afrofuturism Watch now: https://t.co/B9xdslMv9D https://t.co/22swvK2nCd.@avilonny quoting Tiffany Barber and Reynaldo Anderson on #Afrofuturism: Watch now: https://t.co/B9xdslMv9D https://t.co/FupL7Din4v.@avilonny on Astro-Blackness: Watch now: https://t.co/OFj0vQtkt2 https://t.co/rkSYa68Stu“The spiritual, the dance, the art, is our cultural vehicle, our spaceship, transporting the Black imagination to o… https://t.co/niythNjbKMLonny Brooks Seminar https://t.co/XSItt2eBkt
7/8
2020
“I share a dream: to ensure that long-oppressed racial minority and diverse voices can articulate themselves in the… https://t.co/JoLxKKCgFqThe @internetarchive has revived the Electronic Whole Earth Catalog, a vision of the future five years before the w… https://t.co/0FHDF2TsCCTODAY AT 5PM PT: @Avilonny speaks at Long Now on #Afrofuturism, followed by a Q&A moderated by @zander and guests R… https://t.co/A0xaXqXlPwCalthorpe is designing all the most livable cities in China. He has a brilliant solution( "Grand Avenues") for hou… https://t.co/6R0RWN4l4O
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationGet yourself the Big Here of @kateraworth's Doughnut Economics along with the Long Now of my new book The Good Ance… https://t.co/QCPH2Ve2ao
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationMe (sans beard) promoting a hypertext linked book five years before the world wide web. https://t.co/cfjPK6ETej
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7/7
2020
UPCOMING SEMINAR (7/14): Peter Calthorpe has developed and practiced the key principles of New Urbanism: that the m… https://t.co/5NYZaQqH3ETOMORROW: Lonny J Avi Brooks (@avilonny) on #afrofuturism. Watch the talk here, Facebook, YouTube, and Long Now Li… https://t.co/URlmtA6DVQOn the value of maintenance and our first annual #chalkingthehorse, by @ahmedkabil for @LongNow. https://t.co/WSg5vPwcgL
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7/6
2020
"The scandal is not, as the term Anthropocene implies, that the boundaries between the human and nature get blurred… https://t.co/5IQ0g1RLzP
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7/5
2020
“You can only grow into quality. You can’t buy it.” https://t.co/BVoTaeu5oJ
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7/4
2020
“Viruses teach us that we humans are really little more than a multi-species ecosystem among multi-species ecosyste… https://t.co/cBDygtGOvc
7/3
2020
Talking THE FUTURE, with my brothers in #afrofuturist forecasting @Avilonny and Reynaldo Anderson next week. https://t.co/mzXtO9SnUF
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationMore info here: https://t.co/OYkmc8G7rcAfter the talk, join the Q&A with Lonny J Avi Brooks hosted by @zander with guests Reynaldo Anderson (@Hardcore888) and @ahmedbest."As a forecaster and Afrofuturist who imagines alternative futures from a Black Diaspora perspective, I think about… https://t.co/a25UsUajGoWhen is Wakanda? Very much looking forward to this talk by Dr. Lonny J Avi Brooks, streamed live via @longnow July… https://t.co/oIHUIrWuTo
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationMy review of 'The Good Ancestor' by @romankrznaric for @RIBAJ has just gone online. It's an excellent and topical… https://t.co/SpEFkWhJGW
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationForecasting COVID-19 mortality is so sad, and a bit ghoulish. But we need accurate forecasting to plan for the futu… https://t.co/pyQaPjO6Xk
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7/2
2020
Looking forward to this talk next week! I had the pleasure of meeting and listening to @Avilonny last year and he p… https://t.co/5HmcMOmRzX
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationPast Long Now Speaker @jeffgoodell on the "magical thinking" of the trillion trees initiative: https://t.co/3m7LTw79cUBehold Octavia Butler's motivational notes to self: https://t.co/A4WufqTnsY https://t.co/e4jZXSGxIaOur next speaker is Dr. Lonny J Avi Brooks (@Avilonny). Dr. Brooks develops and promotes a wider Afrocentric perspe… https://t.co/s7xqDMDHgl
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7/1
2020
I am super psyched for Lonny J Avi Brooks' upcoming @longnow seminar (7/7 @ 5pm PT): "When is Wakanda : Imagining A… https://t.co/57rPrsoT1d
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationAs @psaffo said during our Long Conversation: "The failure with this pandemic was not long-term thinking at all. Th… https://t.co/1mHO8HaE93Our next Speaker @Avilonny is a long-time friend of Long Now. He has also been a thoughtful critic. Read his 02014… https://t.co/0JJbPfZ5vX
6/30
2020
https://t.co/bijDTNiUh6"Colonization and marginalization are commonly used as plot points [in science fiction], but for Native Americans t… https://t.co/Ks7C5xcnQW"You may feel, because of the pandemic, that you are living to some degree in 1918. The arctic temperatures of the… https://t.co/ZMzfSs2wpnFor the 01900 World's Fair in Paris, W.E.B. Du Bois presented groundbreaking data visualizations about Black life i… https://t.co/onJxL4tTpx
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6/29
2020
Coal-burning in Siberia led to the Earth’s most severe extinction event 250 million years ago, according to a study… https://t.co/xV0YeIZef6How French artists in 01899 envisioned life in the year 02000. https://t.co/xeflMXmMqx https://t.co/zbhsiEDhp9"Try not to cough on one another." | Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization https://t.co/Oyjy0aaoB9 via @longnow
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6/28
2020
How to design policies that are fair to future generations | by @CatTullyFOH of @SOIFutures and Luis Xavier of… https://t.co/bcLGphcysMA Galactic Year is the time it takes our solar system to orbit the Milky Way. It takes ~230 million years to finish… https://t.co/Nvm0wJHUsp
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationMedieval historian Michael McCormick pinpoints the year 00536—when Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Asia were… https://t.co/UJYBrkzu0U
6/27
2020
Researchers are studying the impact of the coronavirus 'anthropause' on wildlife. https://t.co/GPZfg8dHvjOur next speaker @avilonny on how China's rapid recent investment in Africa could make the 22nd century the 'Africa… https://t.co/uxfx7tm5wuLong Now's @zander joined the We Will Get Through This podcast to discuss how to survive for the next 10,000 years:… https://t.co/fEXpek4nyXAlexander Rose, Executive Director of The Long Now Foundation, discusses the importance of long term thinking for h… https://t.co/xfHHXFt6fZ
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationSnap up your tickets fast for this one! I'll be in conversation about my new book The Good Ancestor with two of my… https://t.co/g1ylIE84uw
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6/26
2020
Watch the trailer for WE ARE AS GODS, the new documentary about Long Now co-founder @stewartbrandhttps://t.co/kyUZVABHSELong Now co-founder @BrianEno will join a livestreamed @SalonLondon discussion with forthcoming Long Now speaker… https://t.co/spxWBpLyS5Protecting the environment by thinking of ecosystem services as infrastructure. From @stewartbrand in WED https://t.co/hx5jj9N1Df
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationI got the chance to make the movie poster for the upcoming @stripepress documentary on Stewart Brand. More info her… https://t.co/TjpjRReBxi
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationMichael Hawley, who laid the intellectual groundwork for the Internet of Things and published the world's biggest b… https://t.co/XK9HGSO7de
6/25
2020
"Let’s hope that the publishing industry can also recognize the Internet Archive as a force for good, before the la… https://t.co/qqRlSvZGyH
Retweeted by The Long Now Foundation"Unfortunately, the things that make a Meti message risky are the same things that make it more likely to elicit a… https://t.co/6z8wfPbS2WOur next speaker is Dr. Lonny J Avi Brooks (@Avilonny). Dr. Brooks develops and promotes a wider Afrocentric perspe… https://t.co/s7xqDMDHglHow do you make text permanent? Here’s what Long Now has learned so far. https://t.co/GuhxubZ2kl
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6/24
2020
Agriculture's global footprint is decreasing as more and more farms are being abandoned. Some researchers believe t… https://t.co/x6nGplPf7W"What makes our predicament in the 21st Century particularly acute is that we face a number of problems that can on… https://t.co/AQkBwcxPcd
6/23
2020
For the 01900 World's Fair in Paris, W.E.B. Du Bois presented groundbreaking data visualizations about Black life i… https://t.co/onJxL4tTpx#OnThisDay in 1947, Octavia Butler was born. If you haven't read the works of this remarkable writer, we have sugge… https://t.co/rkfosqXinW
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationA new podcast about Building Beauty and Christopher Alexander’s work. With Building Beauty faculty members Susan In… https://t.co/sJ5qup8N0w
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationThe field of cliodynamics embraces big data to discover the underlying reasons behind the rise and fall of historic… https://t.co/eT06wSHjUl
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationResearchers announce "astonishing discovery" of a 4,500 year-old Neolithic monument near Stonehenge. https://t.co/8VnquBWacD
6/22
2020
A white paper co-authored by Long Now co-founder @DannyHillis calls for the creation of an open collection of all p… https://t.co/ACldkRwsCL
6/21
2020
.@timoreilly on how to plan for the post-Covid future: https://t.co/O6YvLRIKSFTwo mantras I learned from Stewart Brand tonight. One, paraphrasing Buckminster Fuller: “You have about 10 minute… https://t.co/wHkopluNsS
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6/20
2020
"The promise that science offers is greater than ever; but so too are the threats from its misuse." - Martin Rees o… https://t.co/BoSOWJNFGWEnglish musician @brianeno sits on the board of the @longnow foundation alongside @stewartbrand and is contributing… https://t.co/kQVYyGGfKW
Retweeted by The Long Now FoundationListen to audio recordings of former slaves telling their stories in the Library of Congress Collection, "Voices Re… https://t.co/03Co98PHAz
6/19
2020
"She was angry in a slow burn, with the kind of anger that is righteous, enough to change a planet. That’s a person… https://t.co/Yi7XJ7OEgP
6/18
2020
On the toppling of monuments and what it could mean for teaching history to future generations: https://t.co/IBpLYi1QBtThe Memory Of Mankind Archive is accepting nominations for the 1,000 most important books of our time. Selections w… https://t.co/xGhaoVMGVPNice thread on how my HOW BUILDINGS LEARN can be applied to How Computer Programs and Systems Have to Learn. https://t.co/uBfVrk0i99
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6/17
2020
Steve Weber generally knows what he is talking about. https://t.co/XdpRxWnjsv
Retweeted by The Long Now Foundation"A government or society’s capacity for technical competence in executing plans matters more than ideology or struc… https://t.co/b64WDeeuWo"Hooked on short-term thinking, we urgently need a sense of a longer now." @romankrznaric has released an animati… https://t.co/OkaiSu6iDW
6/16
2020
.@stevenbjohnson with the long view on the past and future of data and epidemics: https://t.co/2SdSBRbzf7The New Normal Game is an interactive social media game inviting players to imagine better futures in a post-Covid-… https://t.co/4yamtgbyQC
6/15
2020

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