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The Orrery at The Interval: An Invitation to Long-Term Thinking — Blog of the Long Now

The Long Now Foundation has been posting some great stuff on their blog lately. The latest is a look at orreries, clocks, and computers throughout history …and into the future.

Keeper of the Clock

An unfolding series of vignettes written by Danny Hillis back in 2010. It’s all very Borgesian.

The Clock of the Long Now on Vimeo

A short feature on the 10,000 year clock.

Deep Time : A History of the Earth

This infographic offers a visual way to explore the various stages of the Earth’s history using a 12 hour clock analogy.

What colour is it?

This is quite beautiful in its simplicity: the hexadecimal colour value of the current time.

The Omega Glory

Michael Chabon muses on The Future, prompted by the Clock of the Long Now.

Chirp Clock

This serendipitous chronometer shows tweets that are mentioning the current time.

10,000 Year Clock

Jeff Bezos has put together a little site to give some background on The Clock Of The Long Now: soon to be open to visitors.

haroon baig | projects | twitwee clock

A cute hardware hack: send a tweet with the word TwitweeClock, the hashtag #TwitweeClock, or the username @TwitweeClock, and this cuckoo clock will, well, cuckoo.

Long Now image - Photos: The 10,000 Year Clock - CNET News

Pictures of some prototypes of the clock of the Long Now.

Undercover restorers fix Paris landmark's clock | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited

In a bold move of reverse vandalism, a group of French cultural guerrillas secretly repaired the broken clock in the Pantheon.

Right Brain v Left Brain | Herald Sun

I can only see the dancer going clockwise. Jessica saw anti-clockwise at first but was then able to change direction. I can't do that.

ELSEWARES // Independent Art & Design

An ingenious alarm clock that runs away if you don't turn it off quickly enough.