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Stewart Brand
President of The Long Now Foundation--which takes no sides. In this forum, as a private person, I do take sides occasionally.
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Grady Booch 12h
Books and chocolate in bed on a cold winter’s night. Egads I love being alive.
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Not the 4,000+ usually cited.
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Stewart Brand Oct 21
I should.
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Stewart Brand Oct 21
Replying to @jason_pontin
Quitter. Just like Hit The Hill. Stick around.
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Stewart Brand Oct 21
Replying to @GreatDismal
Now we need a piece about the difference in mindset for a writer between fiction and nonfiction--and the difficulty of shifting between them. Different operating systems?
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Stewart Brand Oct 21
“The main result: humans have caused a net increase in plant species richness across two-thirds of the terrestrial biosphere.”
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Stewart Brand Oct 20
Replying to @GreatDismal
Do three?
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Stewart Brand Oct 19
Replying to @GreatDismal
Unpack please?
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Matisse Enzer Oct 19
The pull quote from the article: "I reached for my cell phone to send it, there and then, and then I noticed that no one else had a phone out .... there were no busy fingers frantically punching away at electronic devices; everyone was actually listening to what was being said."
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Fabrice Florin Oct 19
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Stewart Brand Oct 19
Great coverage of the Whole Earth 50th by Leah Garchik at the San Francisco Chronicle:
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Stewart Brand Oct 17
Replying to @Plinz @longnow @bruces
Backwards. Nature is the slowest (and most powerful) of all.
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Stewart Brand Oct 17
Replying to @sapinker @amazon
Research on climate and nuclear switched me to pro-nuclear after decades of being anti.
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Stewart Brand Oct 16
"Organic" pesticides evidently harmful to honey bees. What about wild insects, many of them important pollinators?
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Nathanael Johnson Oct 16
In climate wonk circles there's been way more attention paid to energy than land use - These maps are a beautiful way to start the journey of discovery
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Steven Pinker Oct 16
Explanation of 4th generation nuclear power: Next-gen nuclear is coming, if we want it via
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Nathanael Johnson Oct 16
Replying to @SavorTooth
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Steven Pinker Oct 16
David Brooks in NYT: "Unfortunately, people in the exhausted majority have no narrative. They have no coherent philosophic worldview to organize their thinking and compel action." That's why I wrote Enlightenment Now ()
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Mark Lynas Oct 15
I'm in Tanzania, on a training course helping local journalists better understand biotech. Important issue because local staple crops are being devastated by drought, disease and pests. Biotech can help but it is blocked by anti-GMO activism & politics so...
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