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The clock of the long now : time and responsibility

Author: Stewart Brand
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Though perhaps best known as a writer, Stewart Brand is primarily an inventor and designer. Trained as a biologist and army officer, he was an early multimedia artist. Brand has created a number of lasting institutions, including New Games Tournaments and the Hackers Conference. He is, with Daniel Hillis, Kevin Kelly, Esther Dyson and Brian Eno (among others), a founding member of the Long Now Foundation. He also  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Brand
ISBN: 046504512X 9780465045129 0297642995 9780297642992
OCLC Number: 41471409
Description: 190 p. ; ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Notional clock --
Kairos and Chronos --
Moore's wall --
The singularity --
Rush --
The long now --
The order of civilization --
Old-time religion --
Clock/library --
Ben is big --
The world's slowest computer --
Burning libraries --
Dead hand --
Ending the digital dark age --
10,000-year library --
Tragic optimism --
Futurismo --
Uses of the future --
Uses of the past --
Reframing the problems --
Slow science --
The long view --
Generations --
Sustained endeavor --
The infinite game.
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Though perhaps best known as a writer, Stewart Brand is primarily an inventor and designer. Trained as a biologist and army officer, he was an early multimedia artist. Brand has created a number of lasting institutions, including New Games Tournaments and the Hackers Conference. He is, with Daniel Hillis, Kevin Kelly, Esther Dyson and Brian Eno (among others), a founding member of the Long Now Foundation. He also co-founded the Global Business Network. Both organizations are dedicated to fostering "the art of the long view."

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