Ali Adams has produced a 24 hour clock in Java designed to support Islamic daily prayers.
The five extra hands you see are the calculated times for the 5 daily ritual prayers. Read more at Wikipedia: Salat.
Download the source code here (astroclock.zip 66KB)
Chris Kent has written a nice clock application for MacOS and added this 24 hour option. No minute hand!
I’ve updated an old project – a circular calendar – for 2006. You can find it somewhere on the Design page.
If you’re running MacOS X Tiger, take a look at this neat Dashboard widget.
The earth moves anticlockwise, as of course it really does… You can get it at DashboardWidgets.com.
I haven’t yet managed to find any 24 hour analog screen savers, but it wasn’t too difficult to make this one for my Mac, using the Quartz Composer graphical programming environment provided with all Macs.
Download this from the Software page.
Here’s one of the display options provided by ActiveEarth, a software clock that runs on Windows computers:
You can buy this from Active Earth.
The manufacture of 24 hour analog clocks featuring a map of the world continues to this day. You can see more historical examples on the History page, and there’s more analysis on the Design page.
From MoCoLoCo, via The Map Room.
If you’re a Mac user you may have upgraded to Apple’s latest operating system revision, widely known as Tiger. Among the many nice features is the Dashboard, where you can keep little applications. Yet again, however, Apple has failed to include a 24 hour analog clock, offering us only the standard 12 hour clock with AM/PM indicators. But we’re not thwarted so easily:
More on the Software page.
For my Mac I’ve created this 24 hour analog clock by adapting a cool 12 hour clock provided by the extremely cool Konfabulator.