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Re: poll ideas quest 2014 (clock face)

by Arunbear (Prior)
on Oct 09, 2014 at 10:03 UTC ( #1103279=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to poll ideas quest 2014

Do you prefer analog or digital time pieces?
  • Analog
  • Digital
  • Analog / Digital combos
Updated: changed title to be more precise.

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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2014 (clock face)
by ambrus (Abbot) on Oct 10, 2014 at 06:12 UTC
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2014 (clock face)
by Tux (Abbot) on Oct 09, 2014 at 13:04 UTC

    Do you count binary clocks under digital clocks (I do not). I have seen analog versions (using colored light) of binary clocks. I have also seen clocks that used the colors as used in resistor bands as digits.

    update 2014-10-20: this is a clock that writes the time on a small whiteboard, erases the time and writes again (repeat). I'd say it is digital too :)


    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
      The Wikipedia article says "Most binary clocks are digital, although analog varieties exist", (and a look through Google images seems to confirm this) whereas my intent was simply to measure the preference for digital vs analog (irrespective of format).

        In that respect: many analog clocks are digital too nowadays :)


        Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
        Hmm. I recall seeing a watch which simply had a rotating dial, rotating once a day, half dark blue and half yellow, with only half of the dial visible at any time. Interesting, but I never could figure out what time it was telling.

        Other options:

        • yes
        • no
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2014 (clock face)
by Ratazong (Monsignor) on Oct 10, 2014 at 11:40 UTC

    Thinking about the current hype, you should add the options

    • smart (I don't care if it is digital or analog, as long as the vendor claims it is smart ;-) ) and
    • only working if connected to a phone

    TGIF, Rata
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2014 (clock face)
by igelkott (Priest) on Oct 11, 2014 at 12:04 UTC
Re^2: poll ideas quest 2014 (clock face)
by ww (Archbishop) on Oct 09, 2014 at 13:53 UTC

    24 hour

          05:23:17.nn UT
    ... and counting.



    If you didn't program your executable by toggling in binary, it wasn't really programming!

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