Monthly Archives: March 2011

Come and Gone

The Equinox is gone for another half year.  And then all things being equal we’ll be back.

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Free trip around the world.

I may not make it all the way around the world today, but I’ll get started, and breaking inertia is the hardest thing.  No telling what we might shake loose.  We all know that we share a  big ball floating … Continue reading

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Fayetteville Local Time

We use official time zones that normally cover a 15° section of longitude for every hour, some even larger.  Every place in that Zone has the exact same time, but there’s another way to look at the day and measure … Continue reading

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Fayetteville Site

The site for the fayetteville 24 Hour World Clock is Common Grounds on Dickson Street. More later.  Free Beverage of choice from the Common Grounds menu for the first 24 who show up at 5:30 pm Sunday. March 20 with … Continue reading

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Equinox

The twenty four hour countdown to Equinox has begun.  I hope some of you out there have your plans for a 24 Hour World Clock.  I will attempt one in Fayetteville Arkansas, the home of the University of Arkansas.  Stay … Continue reading

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Social Media. Are you Paying Attention?

Why are multibillion dollar corporations paying so much to web sites that can attract and hold your attention?  Or why does a college student who can create a web site that can attract and hold your attention suddenly own a … Continue reading

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In a Circle

Now Imagine that whole chart from yesterday wrapped around the following.  Each longitude zone is a screen in the 24 Screen World Clock.  Get 24 screens together wherever you want.  In your house, in your library, in your school, in … Continue reading

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Charted Waters

I can honestly say that the only thing I didn’t have that really would have helped me to design the chart below is the 24 Screen World Clock.  It would have really helped with the comprehension of such things as which day is which.  … Continue reading

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Basic Occidentation

Basic Orientation I hope someone breaks the news gently to Kathmandu, but they are not the first sunrise after the spring equinox.  But I got to name a post Kathmandu and maybe I’ll get there some time.  And hey, it’s … Continue reading

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Kathmandu

The 24 Screen World Clock came out of my educational project and business venture called Math for the Ages.  Math for the Ages is an approach to mathematics and learning that tries to translate abstract principles into physical experiences and … Continue reading

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