October 17th, 02012 by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander
One of the early ideas for the 10,000 Year Clock was to simply endow a family whose job it would be for 400 generations to just shout out the time every day. I had no idea there was already someone like that… RIP John Votta.
“The Washington Square timekeeper was a link back to a very ancient tradition of people who both tell time and look out for the public good,”
The whole story at Washington Square News
This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 02012 at 1:52 pm and is filed under Clock of the Long Now.