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

Upcoming Seminars About Long-term Thinking

Apr 23     Kishore Mahbubani   “Has the West Lost It? Can Asia Save It?”

May 22 Benjamin Grant “Overview: Earth and Civilization in the Macroscope”   Jun 19 Chris D. Thomas “Are We Initiating The Great Anthropocene Speciation Event?”      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.