The Clock of the Long Now, and where to put it: Stewart Brand on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

Futurist Stewart Brand works on the Clock of the Long Now, a timepiece that counts down the next 10,000 years. It’s a beautiful project that asks us to think about the far, far future. Here, he discusses a tricky side problem with the Clock: Where can we put it? (Recorded February 2004 in Monterey, California. Duration: 23:23.)

Watch Stewart Brand’s talk about the Clock of the Long Now on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 300+ TEDTalks — including more talks about the future.

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Comments (1)

  • Jesse Teshara commented on Nov 18 2008

    Hopefully, my consciousness will be able to surf the internet for the next 10,000 years. If so, I’d like to watch all the TED lectures. ONE CAVEAT, THOUGH. Change the damn musical introduction and get to the meat, PLEASE. Actually, for all us mortals, I think TED should dispense with the same, boring introduction after, say, 30 video views or something. Deal?