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

Jul 27     Prerna Singh   “State, Society and Vaccines”

Aug 10 Kate Darling “The New Breed: What Our Animal History Reveals For Our Robotic Future”   Aug 17 Geoff Manaugh, Nicola Twilley “Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine”   Sep 09 David Rooney “A History of Civilization in Twelve Clocks”   Oct 13 Parag Khanna “Why Mobility is Destiny”      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.