15 October 2008

A most wonderful clock

Cambridge (England) has unveiled its new Corpus Clock and Chronophage last month. I was lucky enough to learn about it this morning from one of my co-workers who saw it recently. Please watch the video - it's amazing!

I'm so impressed with the creativity of people like John Taylor, who can combine analogue and digital engineering with deep thought, drama, and humor. It's deeply traditional and absolutely of our times simultaneously. What a masterpiece! OK, now I have to go back to Cambridge just to see this.

1 comment:

SK said...

British Eccentricity of the most delightful kind.

Interesting that there the was no attempt to present it as a piece of "design" .

Undiluted 17th century mechanical nonsense.

Delightful !