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[ Clock icon :: Think about time! ] What Time Does Your Computer Think It Is?
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Sorry, but your web browser needs Java 1.1 or higher to run this clock.
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[ Moon at 42% from new to full ]
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Circle on hour hand: Light: day. Dark: night. Light over dark: morning. Dark over light: evening.
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Go to U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) Master Clock.
Learn about Giovanni de Dondi's astronomical clock (ca. 1350).
Learn  about Hellenistic astronomical clock: "The Antikythera Mechanism" (ca. 70BCE).

Go to Timezone watch collectors website (incl. Walt Odets' Rolex critique).
Go to National Association of Watch Collectors (USA) website.
Go to The British Horological Institute.
Go to Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry website.
[ Go to Antiquorum watch auction house! ] Go to Antiquorum Online (watch auction house).
 
Go to WatchBizz (trade publication website).
Go to Swiss Watches website (useful information).
Go to Horology (incl. list of watch and clock manufacturer websites).

[ Go to Swatch Group! ]Go to SWATCH website.
(Also: Omega, Breguet, Blancpain --companies of Swatch Group.)
Learn about proposed new universal time standard: @Swatch Beats....

Go to Timex Corporation website.
Go to International Watch Company (IWC) website.
Go to A. Lange & Söhne website.
Go  to Glashütte Original website (a company of Swatch Group).
  · See GO 1845 Klassik I (BMcC) acquired 07 June 2002.
Go to Patek Philippe website.
  · See inspired Patek dial design (ref. 5054/5055/...).
Go to Jaeger-LeCoultre website.
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  · See another dial design I like: JLC Sun Moon Reverso.
See a unique approach to the 12/24 hour problem: Cyclos.
Go to NOMOS website (well-made moderate price watches).
 
Go to Audemars-Piguet website.
Go to Vacheron-Constantin website.
Go to Ulysse-Nardin website.
Go to Girard-Perregaux website.

[ Go to official Rolex website! ]
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Rolex: critique, and response
Read about my (BMcC) horological adventures.... 
What makes a watch be a fine or even a great watch? 
See an Abraham-Louis Breguet masterpiece! 
  · Read excellent essay on Breguet. 
 
Really useful  watch: The Breitling "Emergency": Don't get lost without one!

Critique  my idea for a watch sub-dial that shows Day/Night and current moonphase....
 
Read Rabelais (and others) on the meaning of time: "It's About time...."
Think  about "Internet time" (...how "the Internet" affects the way we experience the time we live, i.e., our life-time)....
 
05:30 04:30AM.
 
Learn about Curta mechanical calculator.
Learn about Danese perpetual wall calendar.
Relive  the "Y2k" date rollover: New Year's Eve 1999-2000, as I saw it.....
Get source code for the clock applet (above).
[ Go learn about Curta mechanical calculator! ]

Return/Go to Post-Postmodern artwork page.
See the pocket watch from hell (a crime against culture).
 
Go to website Table of Contents.
Return to Brad McCormick's home page.
Return to site map.
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Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works.... (Matt. 5:16)

Notes: (1) Red hand complication on clock shows Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 24-hour clock hour. (2) "W3C HTML checked" icon (below) on a web page can be considered loosely analogous to "Geneva Seal" or "Chronometer" certification on a mechanical watch. (3) Patek Philippe name and logo used with permission of Patek Philippe SA, Geneva, Switzerland. (4) Moon phase pictures used with permission of Interactive Moon Phase Calendar.

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Copyright © 1999-2004 Brad McCormick, Ed.D.
bradmcc@cloud9.net [ Email me! ]
21 June 2009CE (2009-06-21) ISO 8601)
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[ Brad McCormick's knotted letter signature seal ]
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My proposed Patek Philippe advertisement:
[ Dr. Mardeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State ] Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dr. Madeleine Albright, wearing a ref. 5110 WorldTimer, with the question:
[ ] [ Patek Philippe ref. 5110 WorldTimer watch ]
Where will you be in the next 24 hours?
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[ Read brief quotes about the meaning of time! ]
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[ Loose HTML 4.01 Checked! Test me! ]
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[ Go to Sun Java website! ]
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