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Brian Eno Designs Sound and Light Art for The Interval at Long Now

by Mikl Em on July 16th, 02013

  Photos of Brian Eno & Danny Hillis by Alexander Rose (02013) In July of 02013 Brian Eno visited the Bay Area and saw the latest progress on the 10,000 Year Clock project. Clock designer Danny Hillis gave Brian a tour of the progress at the Long Now Clock assembly space (where these photos were taken.) […]

Long Now’s San Francisco Public Space in Transition

by Mikl Em on July 12th, 02013

The Long Now Museum and Store is closed. It’s an important first step to opening The Long Now Salon our new public space in the same location. While it’s exciting, for those of us who know the space well, Long Now staff, volunteers and anyone who has attended events or Seminar receptions there, these images […]

Long Now Salon funding passes $200,000 thanks to gift from writer Neil Gaiman

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on July 9th, 02013

Famed author Neil Gaiman has generously boosted The Long Now Salon “brickstarter” with a donation of $25,000. We are honored to have his support and encouragement as we near the 50% mark of our Salon fundraising which we must reach to start construction this summer. “I really believe in Long Now’s mission, and I am […]

Neal Stephenson, David Brin, and Chris Anderson donate to the Long Now Salon

by Mikl Em on July 1st, 02013

Long Now would like to thank author Neal Stephenson (author of Anathem, The Baroque Cycle, and Snow Crash amongst others) for contributing to the Long Now Salon. Neal’s generosity helped us surpass $185,000 in funds raised for Salon construction. We are especially thrilled that he will be speaking in Entish when he visits. Just supported […]

The Interval: Long Now’s Challenge Coin

by Austin Brown on June 27th, 02013

As part of Long Now’s ‘brickstarter’ campaign”, which ends on October 1, 02014, we’ve created our own Challenge Coin which is only available to those who have helped us build The Interval at Long Now. The tradition (and mythos) of Challenge Coins goes back farther than reliable records can determine. Wikipedia tells an evocative (but […]

Long Now Salon: Membership Offer for Flask Level Donors (Tuesday)

by Mikl Em on June 25th, 02013

Long Now is in the process of founding a 21st Century Salon: a social venue that celebrates long-term thinking, showcases our projects, serves delicious beverages, and inspires amazing conversations. Today you can support that effort and Long Now will give you a year’s membership as thanks. All day Tuesday, if you donate to the Salon […]

Long Now Salon Funding Update

by Mikl Em on June 19th, 02013

A week ago we announced that construction of the Long Now Salon has begun along with a new phase of fundraising to support the project. The salon is a venue for small events and big ideas, contemplation and conversation about long-term thinking, deep thoughts and inspiring beverages. We wanted to give you an update on […]

Long Now Salon: Founders Tea Club

by Austin Brown on June 12th, 02013

There’s no reason long-term drinking has to be limited to handcrafted spirits. For our Long Now Salon we will serve artisan coffee and tea during the day, but we were looking for something really special, ideally with a relation to time. Neither coffee nor tea tend to improve with age. Jesse Jacobs, creator of San […]

Long Now Salon Begins Construction

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on June 9th, 02013

With your help construction will be starting soon! Our new Long Now Salon Page now features six additional giving options starting at $10.  We’ve also added gifts and recognitions to show our appreciation to all contributors in a distinctive Long Now style. You can see all the new stuff at: https://longnow.org/salon/  Please consider supporting the […]

A taste of the mountain: The Interval’s Craft Gin made by St George Spirits

by Alexander Rose - Twitter: @zander on December 18th, 02012

Please join us for a special tasting of the Bristlecone Gin and help support The Interval at the same time.  We have just received the first bottles of the hand crafted Bristlecone Gin from St George Spirits, and it is incredible.  My favorite quote from an early taster: “It tastes like I’m drinking the mountain.” […]