Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
marknowotarski
User Rank
Rookie
One year to file
marknowotarski   9/21/2013 9:13:31 PM
NO RATINGS
Video Comment


marknowotarski
User Rank
Rookie
Patent has issued
marknowotarski   9/21/2013 8:42:14 PM
NO RATINGS
For the record, this is actually an issued patent.  https://www.google.com/patents/US8379489

 

That means the inventor has exclusivity for about 20 years.

kfield
User Rank
Blogger
??
kfield   9/20/2013 3:56:00 PM
NO RATINGS
And this clock format is better how?

Sparky_Watt
User Rank
Rookie
re: What were they thinking: A clock
Sparky_Watt   4/16/2013 6:00:53 PM
NO RATINGS
I don't know why he picked 36. 12 is also divisible by 2, 3, and 4. 60 is divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6!

Anonymouse1234567891011121314151617181920
User Rank
Rookie
re: What were they thinking: A clock
Anonymouse1234567891011121314151617181920   4/3/2013 8:32:53 PM
NO RATINGS
Stardate -310253.94 ... BAZINGA!

bogdanbmcc
User Rank
Rookie
re: What were they thinking: A clock
bogdanbmcc   4/2/2013 2:27:25 PM
NO RATINGS
Another proof that patents are evil!

PizzaEater
User Rank
Rookie
re: What were they thinking: A clock
PizzaEater   3/29/2013 8:06:03 PM
NO RATINGS
When I was in college I invented the metric week. 10 days long. I figured a 3 day weekend and 7 day work week would give me 30% off a week instead of the current 28.6%.

WayneP3
User Rank
Rookie
re: What were they thinking: A clock
WayneP3   3/29/2013 7:01:33 PM
NO RATINGS
What remains at issue is that our days and years do not match. The Earth rotates 365.256 times relative to the Sun per orbit. Any new system will have to account for this offset

BrianBailey
User Rank
Blogger
re: What were they thinking: A clock
BrianBailey   3/29/2013 2:21:52 PM
NO RATINGS
Love it!

mhrackin
User Rank
CEO
re: What were they thinking: A clock
mhrackin   3/27/2013 8:18:03 PM
NO RATINGS
Why not just skip all of the pseudo-binary-based proposals and go straight binary? A simple example: a system of volumetric units. One tablespoon x2= 1 ounce x2 = 1 dounce x2= 1 tounce x2 = 1 hup x2= 1 cup x2= 1 pint x2= 1 quart x2= 1 hallon x2= 1 gallon etc. The English system finally gets its revenge over metrification!

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Book Review: Deadly Odds by Allen Wyler
Max Maxfield
11 comments
Generally speaking, when it comes to settling down with a good book, I tend to gravitate towards science fiction and science fantasy. Having said this, I do spend a lot of time reading ...

Martin Rowe

No 2014 Punkin Chunkin, What Will You Do?
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
American Thanksgiving is next week, and while some people watch (American) football all day, the real competition on TV has become Punkin Chunkin. But there will be no Punkin Chunkin on TV ...

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
13 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Martin Rowe

Book Review: Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design, Third Edition, by Michel Mardiguian. Contributions by Donald L. Sweeney and Roger Swanberg. List price: $89.99 (e-book), $119 (hardcover).