Fibonacci clock is article about For Fun bookmarked by roy with ID 11417046487 was uploaded on 19-03-2019 and has been viewed 126,426 times.
A while ago I was contacted by Philippe Chretien who had invented a 'Fibonacci Clock' and asked if I would be interested in helping him fun his Kickstarter campaign to develop and manufacture them.It was amazing how quickly he raced passed his funding goal and raised over $181,000.
Philippe's Fibonacci Clock seemed to strike a geeky chord in all of us.Telling time by using the mathematical Fibonacci Sequence is both beautiful and absurd! Briefly, the clock has no numbers, only values related to changing colored squares.
It changes every five minutes and requires you to do a bit of simple arithmetic to determine the time.It's a great conversation piece and has several display modes so you can use it as a cool high-tech lava lamp, randomly morphing colors, if you prefer.
Philippe is taking orders for his next round of clocks.You can get it as a complete kit with a CNC cut wooden enclosure, or just get the electronics and build your own box.Frankly, this would be a perfect CNC project: making all the little grooves by hand is a bit challenging.
Nevertheless, here's how I did it.MAKING A CUSTOM ENCLOSURE I wanted to use up some curly redwood I've had in the shop...