Now the group has ballooned to around 15 or 20 people i believe that singing is the key to long life, a good figure, a stable temperament, increased intelligence, new friends, super self-confidence, heightened sexual attractiveness and a better sense of humor. “brian eno designs sound and light art for the interval at long now” by mikl em for long now blog july 16, 02013 this is the first of a series of articles, “music, time and long-term thinking,” in which we will discuss music and musicians who have engaged various aspects of long-term thinking, both historically and in the contemporary scene.
Brian told the origins of his realizations about the small here versus the big here and the short now versus the long now he noted that the big here is pretty well popularized now, with exotic restaurants everywhere, world music, globalization, and routine photos of the whole earth.
– brian eno (founding board member of the long now foundation) after over a decade of design and fabrication, we have begun installing the first parts of the clock of the long now on site in west texas in this video you can see the first elements to be assembled underground, the drive weight, winder and main gearing. The long now is the recognition that the precise moment you're in grows out of the past and is a seed for the future the longer your sense of now, the more past and future it includes it's ironic that, at a time when humankind is at a peak of its technical powers, able to create huge global changes that will echo down the centuries, most of our social systems seem geared to increasingly short nows. Every week, british musician and producer brian eno every week, british musician and producer brian eno and some friends gather in a london flat for a night of a capella singing in addition to simply being great fun, eno believes group singing is good for the mind, body, spirit and community.
The long now foundation sells a soundtrack for the novel with profits going to the project   musician brian eno gave the clock of the long now its name (and coined the term long now) in an essay  he has collaborated with hillis on the writing of music for the chimes for a future prototype.
Brian eno: reflection is the most recent of my ambient experiments and represents the most sophisticated of them so far my original intention with ambient music was to make endless music, music that would be there as long as you wanted it to be.
– brian eno (founding board member of the long now foundation) after over a decade of design and fabrication, we have begun installing the first parts of the clock of the long now on site in west texas.
I came to think of this as the short now, and this suggested the possibility of its opposite - the long now now is never just a moment the long now is the recognition that the precise moment you're in grows out of the past and is a seed for the future. Designed by brian and long-time collaborator nick robertson, this beautifully presented, 6cd, limited, numbered super deluxe box set comes with a 64-page plexiglass cover book featuring rare and unseen exhibition photographs and a new essay written by eno.