Stewart Brand

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Name: Stewart Brand
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Leading Futurists Forecast What Consumers Will Be Eating in 2050

FutureFood 2050 shares predictions for advances in biotech acceptance, more sustainable food production. Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — CHICAGO– When consumers sit down to dine in the year 2050, the food on their ... [Published Newswise - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

EmTech: A Legendary MIT Building’s Lessons on Innovation

MIT’s old Building 20 was ugly and slapdash and meant to just last through World War II—which is why it was made out of wood even though that broke the fire code. Yet it stayed up until 1998 because it became an ideas factory. Radar was perfected there. ... [Published Technology Review - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Pondering 'Deep Time' Could Inspire New Ways To View Climate Change

Scientists who work for nuclear waste disposal projects in Finland, Canada and Sweden study an ice sheet in western Greenland. Courtesy of Vincent F. Ialenti hide captioni toggle caption Courtesy of Vincent F. IalentiLast Sunday, I reflected here in ... [Published NPR - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Stewart Brand’s Strange Trip: Whole Earth to Nuclear Power

Stewart Brand’s Strange Trip: Whole Earth to Nuclear PowerWhen the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog embraces nuclear power, genetically engineered crops, and geoengineering schemes to cool the planet, you know things have changed in the environmental ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Digital Revolution’s Most Pivotal Moments

EXPLORE an interactive list of the 2014 New EstablishmentClockwise from top left: By William Berry/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/A.P. Images; By Jose Mercado/Stanford News Service; © DB Apple/DPA/Corbis; © Kim Kulish/Corbis; © Ed Quinn/Corbis.Clockwise ... [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Envisioning Landscapes Of Our Very Distant Future

An aerial view of Posiva Oy's prospective nuclear waste repository site in Olkiluoto, Finland. Posiva Oy hide captioni toggle caption Posiva OyA few minutes before my flight to Helsinki touched down, I looked out the window at Finland's flat, snowy, ... [Published NPR - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

It's Time to Take Evolution Into Our Own Hands

As founder and director of the Center for Tropical Research at UCLA's Institute of the Environment and Sustainability , and a professor of ecology and evolutionary Biology, Tom Smith seeks to answer today's pressing questions about biodiversity loss and ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

On Becoming an Ecomodernist

A Positive Vision of Our Environmental FutureThe emergence of ecomodernism in the past half decade has been marked by a growing number of environmentalists who reject Romantic ideas about nature as unscientific and reactionary, and embrace advanced technologies, ... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

#10books that changed my life

There’s a challenge going around Facebook: to name ten books that have changed your life. So I’ve thought about my own, and kept a running list here in draft form. Now that it’s close enough to publish, methinks, here they are, in no order, and not ... [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Bringing back the dead

A second resurrection? Or you mean freezing bodies like in the Austin Powers movie?It’s a bit more complicated than the British movie spy’s cryogenic chamber. It’s about an ongoing project to bring back the extinct passenger pigeon.You mean the ones that ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Why one organization is building a clock that will tick for 10,000 years

When you hear the phrase "long-term," what time span do you think about?The Long Now Foundation wants to get you thinking about the next 10,000 yearsFor most people, a long-term plan is five years. 50 years is an unfathomably long time. 100 years, of ... [Published VOX.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

In Memory of Martha – The Last of Her Kind

, marks a century to the day that a legendary species of bird perished from the face of the earth. Martha, the very last surviving passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), died in the Cincinnati Zoo on September 1, 1914. With her death, the passenger ... [Published Santa Monica Daily Press - Sep 01 2014]

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The American writer Stewart Brand famously remarked that, "we are as gods and must get good at it." Do you agree? And is this what prescriptive evolution would lead to?

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Radio 3 announces full line-up for 2014 Free Th... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
Leading Futurists Forecast What Consumers Will ... [Published Newswise - Sep 24 2014]
EmTech: A Legendary MIT Building’s Lessons on I... [Published Technology Review - Sep 23 2014]
Warren Bennis: The Godfather of Leadership Wisdom [Published World Future Society - Sep 22 2014]
Links: The McDonalds Cocaine Spoon Fiasco, Aphe... [Published Nerdcore - Sep 21 2014]
Pondering 'Deep Time' Could Inspire New Ways To... [Published NPR - Sep 21 2014]
Stewart Brand’s Strange Trip: Whole Earth to Nu... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 20 2014]
The Digital Revolution’s Most Pivotal Moments [Published Vanity Fair - Sep 15 2014]
Envisioning Landscapes Of Our Very Distant Future [Published NPR - Sep 14 2014]
It's Time to Take Evolution Into Our Own Hands [Published Huffington Post - Sep 13 2014]
On Becoming an Ecomodernist [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 11 2014]
#10books that changed my life [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Sep 05 2014]
Bringing back the dead [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 03 2014]
"The pigeon was a biological storm. He was the ... [Published Treehugger - Sep 03 2014]
Why one organization is building a clock that w... [Published VOX.com - Sep 02 2014]
Why the Passenger Pigeon Went Extinct [Published National Audobon Society - Sep 02 2014]
In Memory of Martha – The Last of Her Kind [Published Santa Monica Daily Press - Sep 01 2014]
100 years later, the passenger pigeon still hau... [Published Mother Nature Network - Aug 27 2014]
Steve Jobs’ speech is an Easter egg in Mac [Published Deccan Chronicle - Aug 27 2014]
[tt] NYT: Amir Alexander reviews John Bemelmans... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 25 2014]
Death by Inches [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
JOPEN Product Videos Now Available [Published PRWeb - Aug 04 2014]
“Inside the NSA,” Anne Neuberger [Published SeekerBlog - Aug 01 2014]
From Beer to Caffeine, The Birth of Innovation ... [Published Singularity Hub - Jul 10 2014]
Ideas make you dance: Grupo TEDx writes cumbia ... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Why Did Cosmos Ignore Nuclear Energy? [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Jun 09 2014]
The Oldest Living Things In the World: Short Fi... [Published Ecology Global Network - May 26 2014]
This Is the Only Commencement Speech Anybody Ne... [Published TIME.com - May 19 2014]
This Is the Only Commencement Speech Anybody Ne... [Published The Curious Capitalist - May 19 2014]
Interviews: Stewart Brand Answers Your Questions [Published Slashdot - May 12 2014]
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Links: The McDonalds Cocaine Spoon Fiasco, Aphe... [Published Nerdcore - Sep 21 2014]
Hier die Links, die in den vergangenen Wochen liegengeblieben sind, unter anderem mit der Story vom McKokslöffel, einem tollen Hayao Miyazaki-Tribute, einen tollen Artikel über das metrische System, obskure Filme-Edits im Torrent-Network, einem super ...
Stewart Brand’s Strange Trip: Whole Earth to Nu... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Sep 20 2014]
Stewart Brand’s Strange Trip: Whole Earth to Nuclear PowerWhen the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog embraces nuclear power, genetically engineered crops, and geoengineering schemes to cool the planet, you know things have changed in the environmental ...
#10books that changed my life [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Sep 05 2014]
There’s a challenge going around Facebook: to name ten books that have changed your life. So I’ve thought about my own, and kept a running list here in draft form. Now that it’s close enough to publish, methinks, here they are, in no order, and not ...
[tt] NYT: Amir Alexander reviews John Bemelmans... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 25 2014]
Amir Alexander reviews John Bemelmans Marciano: Whatever Happened to theMetric System? http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/books/review/whatever-happened-to-the-metric-system-by-john-bemelmans-marciano.html Amir Alexander's latest book, "Infinitesimal: ...
“Inside the NSA,” Anne Neuberger [Published SeekerBlog - Aug 01 2014]
This notice was just emailed by Stewart Brand to Long Now Foundation members. If you are not a member you can purchase tickets for $15 each. The NSA’s failures are public headlines. Its successes are secret. These days America’s National Security ...
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Death by Inches [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
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