Tag Archives: release

Unix Disk

Disk Clock takes the idea of clock and turns it inside-out by moving the faces instead of the hand. Unix Disk graphically displays the time until the year 2038 problem, which has been in the news bit recently. One flaw with the current representation is that it only shows 31 bits – the sign bit […]

Happy Birthday: Disk Lifetime

It’s my birthday – and I’m giving you a present. Track your own birthday with Disk Lifetime. Disk Clock takes the idea of clock and turns it inside-out by moving the faces instead of the hand. Solar year broadens the horizon to encompass a full year. Disk Lifetime puts time on an intensely personal scale. […]

Special Edition Whyday Clock

On August 19, 2009, Why the Lucky Stiff withdrew from the online community. We set aside that day, Whyday, to remember Why’s contributions to our community and culture by hacking just for the fun and joy of it. Somewhere between August 20 and 22, 2012, Pair Networks FTP started working well enough to upload Disk […]

Web App of the Century

Web App Disk Clock has always been built on web technologies, although the canvas tag was specific to Safari until recent years. It is now available as a set of Web Apps here on diskclock.com The web apps support “cache manifests”, allowing them to be used offline by supported browsers – included smartphones with intermittent […]

Solar Year Disk is now available.

Solar Year Disk is available as a Chrome Web App from the Chrome Web Store, or Dashboard Widget directly from Computer Generated Dreams. Disk Clock takes the idea of clock and turns it inside-out by moving the faces instead of the hand. The Solar Year Disk beautifully presents the turn of the seasons. Note that […]

Disk Tzolk’in now available

Disk Tzolk’in is available as a Chrome Web App from the Chrome Web Store, or Dashboard Widget directly from Computer Generated Dreams. The mesoamerican cultures had a fascinating calendar system based on interlocking cycles of 13 and 20. (Tzolk’in to the Maya, Tonalpohualli to the Aztec, and probably other names to other cultures.) Unfortunately, this […]

Count Down to December 21, 2012 in Style

Disk Apocalypse is available as a Chrome Web App from the Chrome Web Store, or Dashboard Widget directly from Computer Generated Dreams. Disk Clock takes the idea of clock and turns it inside-out by moving the faces instead of the hand. Disk Apocalypse reinterprets “end of the world” 13-baktun mesoamerican long count calendar with shown […]

Mesoamerican Long Count Clock Now Available

Disk Long Count is available as a Chrome Web App from the Chrome Web Store, or Dashboard Widget directly from Computer Generated Dreams. Disk Clock takes the idea of clock and turns it inside-out by moving the faces instead of the hand. Disk Long Count reinterprets the mesoamerican long count calendar (20 baktuns), shown as […]

Disk Clock returns to the OS X Dashboard

Disk Clock version 2 is now available for the OS X Dashboard. Disk Clock returns to the platform of it’s birth. While Apple seems to have lost interest in providing a marketplace for Dashboard widgets, Macs are more popular then ever, and Dashboard still comes with every one. Throw away that crummy, confusing 12-hour clock, […]

Disk Calendar now in Chrome Web Store

Moon Disk is now available in the Chrome Web Store. Disk Clock takes the idea of clock and turns it inside-out by moving the faces instead of the hand. Disk Calendar extends the time period to week, moon, and year. This is a calendar of sorts, built on natural cycles. Since the regular pace of […]