This is a wonderful clock concept — a bead drops every 5 minutes.
I imagine that the beads are a Buddhist mala and it is used for meditation…
The artist apparently hasn’t arranged to have this manufactured, but it sure would be a wonderful addition to the [Long Now] Clock store if it were available.
I was pointed to this by this article in the NY Times on slowness.
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