Hi there. Thanks for stopping by.
As this is my first post, I should probably kick things off with a bit of Flash - so here's a clock experiment.
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It's a result of some expierments representing numbers as binary, where a coloured block lights up if the bit is active (1), and fades out if not (0).
This was the first version - a binary representation of h:m:s:ms. Four horizontal strips represent the hours, minutes, seconds and milliseconds. Hue, saturation, and brightness all vary over time - which helps slightly when trying to read it.
It wasn't the most user-friendly clock, reading it took a bit of practice... but it did have a certain charm. Also, I couldn't resist adding a bit of jpeg glitching to it.
I liked the original, but it wasn't very readable, so decided to try something different. Laying the digits out and wrapping them around a circle made it a lot more clock-like, and with a few other tweaks it became what you see above.
It also makes for a nice screensaver - if you're that way inclined. I discovered the freeware Instant Storm for Windows, and had my own built in minutes :)
Update: the source for an updated version of this is now on github