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Discover Magazine on a prototype of the

Discover Magazine on a prototype of the fascinating 10,000-year clock being built by Danny Hillis and The Long Now Foundation. Here’s more info on the prototype and some photos from its launch party.

Reader comments

scullyOct 26, 2005 at 10:43AM

Thank you for pointing this out to me, Jason. It is an amazing project, engaging read and mind-blowing concept.

darrenOct 26, 2005 at 11:26AM

there was an article about all this waaay back in wired magzine in 1998. (and a little update in 99).


jkottkeOct 26, 2005 at 3:38PM

Darren, thanks for those links...I should have dug them up for the initial post.

And if you're ever in London, the first prototype they built is at the science and transportation museum there; I saw it when I was there back in February.

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