Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Word Clock is a Little Too Verbose for Me

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  April 28, 2008


While this wouldn’t be the first time that I came across a clock that tells time with text, it’s certainly the most wordy version that I’ve seen.

hans tan idea of a clock II

Singapore designer Hans Tan created the Idea of a Clock II using a green LED bulletin board to display the current time using a lengthy textual description. For instance, at 12:29, the clock reads “This is the idea of a clock that tells you the time using words at exactly twenty-nine minutes past twelve”.

Now that’s just a bit too wordy to offer at-a-glance time checking, isn’t it? By the time you’re done reading the entire message, the time probably will have changed.

Idea of a Clock II is a limited edition timepiece, with pricing available upon request of the artist.

[via Dustbowl]



Braille Bill Marker

Braille Bill Marker

Star Wars: Larry

Star Wars: Larry

The Big Book of Maker Skills

The Big Book of Maker Skills

GMC Hummer EV Gets Extra Ground Clearance in Extract Mode

GMC Hummer EV Gets Extra Ground Clearance in Extract Mode

Airstream Heritage Center Celebrates the Silver Bullet

Airstream Heritage Center Celebrates the Silver Bullet

The Six Ugliest Concept Cars of All Time

The Six Ugliest Concept Cars of All Time

Advertisement