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veen  ·  1627 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The 10,000 Year Clock Set for Installation in the West Texas Mountains

Just found out about this, wanted to post it...but you beat me to it. Badged for visibility.

    There is a Clock ringing deep inside a mountain.

I don't care how impractical this is, I just love the idea of this so much.





am_Unition  ·  1626 days ago  ·  link  ·  

What I meant to say the first time was thanks for the badge! :)

am_Unition  ·  1627 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I can't find an update, but hopefully the effort is ongoing. I worry about large-scale projects like this with no market incentives :/

wasoxygen  ·  1627 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Here’s a source that is updated regularly; it’s another large-scale project that gets by without the profit motive.

Jeff Bezos is funding the clock.

The article mentions a new location in Nevada, as well as a great related Neal Stephenson book.