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

Sep 21     Saul Griffith

Mon, Sep 21, 02015 @ 7:30pm
live audio stream available.

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  “Infrastructure and Climate Change”

Oct 06 James Fallows “Civilization's Infrastructure”   Dec 09 Rick Prelinger “Lost Landscapes of San Francisco, 10”   Jan 11 Eric Cline “1177 B.C: When World Civilization Collapsed”   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.