RR4 – Ambient Time?

I’d be curious about an ambient display of time, particularly one with a medium notification level. It seems like many systems we currently use for time are either low notification level (user poll – I must look to a watch, phone, wall clock, etc. to read off the time) or high notification level (my phone buzzes/a notification pops up on my computer alerting me of an impending meeting). I suppose sunlight could be considered the original ambient information system for time, but how might we increase the granularity of information displayed or make it accessible indoors? There’s also the question of if we’re conveying time (the hour/minutes in a day) vs schedule (time until your next meeting/class/assignment).

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