...an arena for competitive, accountable predictions (Long Bets). How Betting Works »
...a forum for focused discussion and debate about prediction.
...an attractive tool for philanthropic giving.
...a way to foster better long-term thinking.
Long Bets was started in 02003 as a project of The Long Now Foundation which was founded in 01996 as a 501(c)(3) public education nonprofit foundation, based in California.
Long Bets staff and volunteers:
Kurt Bollacker, Austin Brown, Stuart Candy, Danielle Engelman, Ben Guiterrez, James Home, Ben Keating, Karl Pietri, William Pietri, Alexander Rose, James Welcher & Laura Welcher
Originators of Long Bets:
Stewart Brand, Douglas Carlston, Kevin Kelly & Stafford Matthews
The Long Now Foundation
Fort Mason, Landmark Building A
San Francisco, CA 94123
415 561-6582 - 415 561-6297
Contact Danielle Engelman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com, provided the two grants with which the Long Bets website was built.
James Home & Ben Keating
Ben Guiterrez, Ben Keating, William Pietri & James Welcher
Stewart Brand & Kevin Kelly
All Long Bets stakes are invested in a special-purpose Endowment portfolio called the Farsight Fund run by Capital Research and Management Company, based in Los Angeles, California.