Digital innovators Bill Joy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, and Danny Hillis, co-founder of the Long Now Foundation, talk with Scientific American Executive Editor Fred Guterl about the technological "Entanglement" and the attempts to build the other, hardier Internet. Web sites related to this episode include http://compass-summit.com and The Shadow Web
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Danny Hillis10 September 2004 21:00 Danny Hillis - Progress on the 10,000-year Clock
In this final interview in our series of conversations about the future, Morning Edition co-host Steve Inskeep talks to Danny Hillis, a scientist and engineer and the inventor of a clock designed to last 10,000 years. The clock is meant to encourage people to think about the long-range future; the "long now" as Hillis calls it.
Brian Eno & Danny Hillis discuss “The Long Now, now” to kick off the second decade of the Seminars About Long-term Thinking talks (RSS feed for .mp3 files of all seminar talks).
They purchased a mountain.
To house a clock that will keep time for 10,000 years…