Sander van der Leeuw, “The Archaeology of Innovation” (MP3 audio), Longnow Foundation, 2009/11/18

Innovation goes back to the dawn of human beings, but can we continue to rely on technological advances to solve our problems?

Are we the first civilization to try and innovate our way out of climate change? How have past societies engineered sustainable solutions to a shifting world?

Sander van der Leeuw, Director of the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University and External Faculty Member of the Santa Fe Institute, has spent his career studying these questions.

At his Seminar van der Leeuw will be exploring this research into the past, as well as its application to our current global predicament.

Sander van der Leeuw : The Archaeology of Innovation – The Long Now

 

[MP3 audio]

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