The Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility, the Ideas Behind the World’s Slowest Computer



Wise essays about the concepts that led Brand and his collaborators to start the Long Now Foundation, which promotes slower thinking and cultural responsibility through strange projects like designing a huge clock that will last 10,000 years. Brand has a lot to say about the trajectory of technology and I think it’s valuable input, although I’m not going to start using 10,000-year notation (as in the year 02012).

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