Does the psychology of showing us a watch with a smiley face on it really help the sale?
It seems to me that we’re obsessed with time enough as it is, and by putting on watches we’re strapping ourselves to time even more literally! We want more degrees of temporal freedom – but there’s a paradox…
The distinct resonant tock of an old analogue clock. A hammer hitting nails in the analogue coffin. Their time is up, their glory gone in a sonorous din.
Place a thermometer into boiling water, and it will read 100 degrees centigrade. Now plunge the same thermometer into a … More