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2018/11/19 Niall Ferguson | “Networks and Power” |Long Now (web video + audio)

Niall Ferguson at The Long Now Foundation

Complementing the idea of a @longnow , @nfergus provokes the challenge of a #shortthen as the online social media platforms distract the larger perspectives on history.

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Niall Ferguson & Peter Schwartz, “Historian vs. Futurist on Human Progress”, Longnow Foundation, 2008/04/28

In thinking about the future, what can we learn from how historians think, versus how futurists think? … historian Niall Ferguson and futurist Peter Schwartz fire-hosed each other with enough ideas, frames of reference, ripostes, and eloquences to lead to

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