FORA.tv Speaker - Alexander Rose

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Biography

As the director of the Long Now Foundation, Alexander Rose has facilitated projects such as the 10,000 Year Clock with Danny Hillis, the Rosetta Project, Long Bets, Seminars About Long Term Thinking, Long Server and others. Rose shares several design patents on the 10,000 Year Clock with Danny Hillis, the first prototype of which is in the Science Museum of London.

Hired as the first employee of the foundation in February of 1997, Rose has been an artist in residence at Silicon Graphics Inc., a project manager for Shamrock Communications, and a founding partner of Inertia Labs. Rose attended the Art Center College of Design and graduated with a bachelor of arts honors degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Industrial Design in 1995.

16 Programs

Larry Harvey: Why the Man Keeps Burning

10.20.14 | 01:34:12 min | 0 comments

Alexander Rose: Engineering of the 10,000 Year Clock

05.22.11 | 00:32:50 min | 0 comments

Ian Morris: Why the West Rules -- For Now

04.13.11 | 01:41:25 min | 3 comments

Alexander Rose: Millennial Precedent

04.05.11 | 00:52:24 min | 0 comments

Matt Ridley: Deep Optimism

03.22.11 | 01:39:56 min | 11 comments

Rachel Sussman: The World's Oldest Living Organisms

11.15.10 | 01:11:48 min | 2 comments

Lera Boroditsky: How Language Shapes Thought

10.26.10 | 01:41:10 min | 4 comments

Long Conversation with Stewart Brand and Jem Finer

10.16.10 | 00:20:49 min | 1 comment

Martin Rees: Life's Future in the Cosmos

08.02.10 | 01:39:46 min | 14 comments

Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization

04.01.10 | 01:42:54 min | 27 comments

Long-Term Thinking in the Next 10,000 Years

02.01.10 | 00:39:03 min | 3 comments

Arthur Ganson: Machines and the Breath of Time

09.14.09 | 01:28:46 min | 4 comments

Rick Prelinger: Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 3

12.19.08 | 01:35:56 min | 4 comments

Paul Ehrlich: The Dominant Animal

06.27.08 | 01:28:38 min | 4 comments

Iqbal Quadir: How Technology Is Empowering the Poor

05.21.08 | 01:15:10 min | 0 comments

Alexander Rose and Carlo Petrini - Why Time?

05.04.08 | 01:12:29 min | 1 comment