10,000 Year Clock Begins Construction

The construction of a modern wonder of the world is now underway in western Texas as the plans for a clock that will tick for 10,000 years have been green lit by the hefty contribution from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

via 10,000 Year Clock Begins Construction Thanks to $42 Million from Amazon’s CEO | Singularity Hub.

How wonderfully excellent.

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Glassboard – Rock Star Team Regroups From RSS-Land to Tackle Private Mobile Content Sharing

the lack of uptake of RSS reading software by consumers and businesses is among the turns of events in recent technology history that’s most disparaging of the state of humanity. That a personalized, centralized repository for updates from dynamic streams of information delivered by free trusted sources of democratic publishing all over the world has had its tech-lunch eaten by mind-rotting casual Flash games on Facebook is as depressing as the way that public education dreams were dashed when the promise of television became its reality. It’s like the psychedelic dreams of Harvard’s Dr. Timothy Leary becoming the wretched, heartbreaking narcotic drama of the TV show The Wire. It’s terrible. It’s reason to pack it all up and go home.

via Glassboard – Rock Star Team Regroups From RSS-Land to Tackle Private Mobile Content Sharing.