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

Nov 23     Philip Tetlock   “Superforecasting”

Dec 09 Rick Prelinger “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10”   Jan 11 Eric Cline “1177 B.C: When World Civilization Collapsed”   Feb 09 Stephen Pyne “Fire Slow, Fire Fast, Fire Deep”   Mar 14 Jane Langdale “Radical Ag: C4 Rice and Beyond”   Apr 11 Priyamvada Natarajan “Solving Dark Matter and Dark Energy”   May 02 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.