Construction begins on Jeff Bezos’ $42 million 10,000-year clock

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The installation has finally begun at Jeff Bezos' 10,000-year-old clock, a project that the Amazon CEO has invested $ 42 million (along with a hollow mountain in Texas that Bezos intends for a Blue Origin spaceport), with the goal of Build a mechanical clock that will work for 10 millennia.
The real idea of ​​the watch comes from Danny Hillis, who originally proposed a 10,000-year clock in 1995 at Wired as a way of thinking about the long-term future of humanity and the planet. That idea became the Long Watch Now, a Long Now Foundation project, which Hillis founded to build a real version of the proposed clock.

The installation has begun: 500 feet high, all mechanical, driven by day / night heat …

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