Stewart Brand

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Name: Stewart Brand
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 Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Publish and perish

For music fans with long memories, there's some irony in the current battle being waged over Amazon 's decision to lower the price of e-books to $10.The uproar began earlier this month when more than 900 authors (including John Grisham and Stephen King ... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Coffee Hour -- America's True Religion | Jim Burklo

(Here's one from the vault!  from 1984... it ran in CoEvolution/Whole Earth Review, which was a journal of countercultural thought and technology produced by Stewart Brand and the folks at the Whole Earth Catalog.  Shortly after my article appeared, I ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Thank you, Island community

To the Editor:On Thursday, July 24, the Island was presented with the opportunity to discuss bringing back the heath hen at a community meeting at the Ag Hall  in West Tisbury. The idea that sparked that event came from the simple mention of the iconic ... [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Port Clinton lighthouse restoration complete

Left to right: John Smothers, Stewart Brand, Debbie Hymore-Tester, Brooke Browne, Kathy Mehl, Dave Mehl, Richard Norgard, Alex Thomas, Connie Brand, Darrell Brand.On National Lighthouse Day, August 7, the Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservancy was happy ... [Published The Beacon.net - Aug 11 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 19 2014 - 2 reports

This Is the Only Commencement Speech Anybody Needs to Hear Ever

There’s been a lot of hoopla over commencement season this year. Protests have sent some would-be speakers packing in a huff . And, at the moment, many people (on the island of Manhattan anyway) are wondering what the recently departed New York Times ... [Published TIME.com - May 19 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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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]
Publish and perish [Published Colorado Springs Independent - Aug 20 2014]
Coffee Hour -- America's True Religion | Jim Bu... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 14 2014]
Thank you, Island community [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Aug 14 2014]
Coffee Hour -- America's True Religion [Published Huffington Post - Aug 13 2014]
Port Clinton lighthouse restoration complete [Published The Beacon.net - Aug 11 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]
Curation of an Interstellar Booklist [Published Centauri Dreams - May 08 2014]
Pure Internet [Published TechCrunch - May 04 2014]
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#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 ...
From Beer to Caffeine, The Birth of Innovation ... [Published Singularity Hub - Jul 10 2014]
300 years ago, during the Age of Enlightenment, the Coffee House became the center of innovation. Back then, most people went from drinking beer to consuming coffee (i.e. from being tipsy to being wired) and ideas started exploding. The details ...
Ideas make you dance: Grupo TEDx writes cumbia ... [Published TED Blog - Jun 12 2014]
Some great ideas make you want to get up and dance. Ever wondered what Stewart Brand’s talk on de-extincting animals  would sound like set to music? Even if the answer is no, which it likely is, today is your lucky day. A band called Grupo TEDx ...
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Death by Inches [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
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