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Y10K Problem

by Kevin Kelly on June 15th, 02007

I just noticed there is a Wikipedia entry for the 10,000-year problem. That is, most computer operating systems today are not ready for the additional digit the year 10,000 will require in dates. This idea was sort of a joke at Long Now during the Y2K “problem” at the year 2,000. The Wikipedia entry is…  Read More

77 Million Paintings by Brian Eno

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on May 19th, 02007

On June 29th and 30th The Long Now Foundation presents the North American Premiere of 77 Million Paintings by Brian Eno. And on Sunday July 1st we will have a members night closing the event with special guests from The Long Now Foundation board.

Maker Faire Bay Area 02007

by admin on May 3rd, 02007

We arrived at Maker Faire early on Saturday morning, ready to display and demonstrate several parts of the 10,000 Year Clock to the anticipated 40,000 attendees – and with our table located at one of the main entrances, we were soon surrounded! The Clock mechanisms and Danny Hillis’ blueprints received a lot of attention and…  Read More

Welcome

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on April 18th, 02007

Welcome to the newly released Long Now Web-log. This is where you will find Stewart Brand’s Seminar wrap ups, as well as stories and musings relevant to long term thinking and updates on various Long Now projects. The contributors and editors of this blog include members of the Long Now Foundation’s board (primarily Kevin Kelly),…  Read More

Long Now timeline & current status

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on June 6th, 01996

Current Status: (updated Jan 02017) Presently our active and fully funded projects are building the monument scale 10,000 Year Clock, the PanLex project, The Interval, and the Seminar series.  The monthly Seminar series hosted by Stewart Brand is our most successful outreach project to date, and is listened to or viewed by over a hundred…  Read More

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