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Jason Hotchkiss made this amazingly geeky timepiece using persistence of vision and an old hard drive. All the code and schematics are available on Github and he’s diligently documented the process of making it on his blog, Stuff and Nonsense. If you like POV clocks as much as I do, be sure to check out the list below for a few of the others we’ve posted about. [via Nerdstink]

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Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.


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