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A Way to Beat the Classroom Clock Watcher

Base Two has arrived....

You have perhaps crossed paths with someone jumping on the "binary clock" bus. For example, some wear binary watches twinkling proudly on their wrist, while others have binary clocks blinking out the time in their classrooms. In both cases, some one learns some math unexpectedly.

Now, about 11101101base two models of binary clocks exist. You definitely can buy a binary watch, though they are quite pricey...even when offered on e-bay. You could download a binary clock to display on your computer. Or, you perhaps can build your own (model shown below) using the plans available on the Make web site: