The Long Now Foundation was established in 01996 to creatively foster long-term thinking and responsibility in the framework of the next 10,000 years. Read More...

Upcoming Seminars About Long-term Thinking

Mar 31     Paul Saffo   “The Creator Economy”

Apr 14 Michael Shermer “The Long Arc of Moral Progress”   May 11 Beth Shapiro “How to Clone a Mammoth”   Jul 22 Ramez Naam “Enhancing Humans, Advancing Humanity”   Sep 21 Walter Mischel “The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control”      View All Seminars

The 10,000 Year Clock

A monument scale, multi-millennial, all mechanical
clock as an icon to long term thinking.

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Building an Archive of ALL Documented
Human Languages. Browse the interactive disk online and contribute to the archive.

A public arena for enjoyably competitive predictions, of interest to society, with philanthropic money at stake.