Construction on the 10,000 Year Clock Begins


Details

Date
Wednesday, May 18 2011 - 12:00 pm, PDT
Speaker
Alexander Rose
Affiliation
Executive Director and Clock Project Manager, Long Now Foundation
Description

20 years ago computer scientist Danny Hillis thought up a monument scale slow moving mechanical clock to serve as an icon to long-term thinking. 10 years ago a first prototype was completed and put into the Science Museum of London. 5 years ago the full size clock project began design. A few months ago that project began construction. Project manager Alexander Rose will discuss the process and methods underway in the Clock of the Long Now.

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