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

Nov 18     Andrew McAfee

Mon, Nov 18, 02019 @ 7:30PM PT
live video stream available.

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  “More From Less”

Dec 10 Rick Prelinger “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 14”   Jan 15 Bina Venkataraman “Long-Term Thinking in a Distracted World”      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.

Long Now's unique bar, cafe, museum, library, event space. Open in San Francisco 10 a.m. to midnight, 7-days a week.