The minutiae of daily life can be a formidable barrier to thinking beyond the afternoon, but fortunately we have a group of people whose quotidian mission is to posit the next 10,000 or so years of existence. San Francisco’s Long Now Foundation hosts monthly seminars about such long-term projections and brainstorming, hosted by founder Stewart Brand, who also started the vital old-school virtual community The Well and edits the Whole Earth Catalog.... More >>>