Microsoft demos Weasley's clock from Harry Potter

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*[Cory Doctorow]{style=""}*: \< ![if !vml]> \< ![endif]>Simon sez, "At this year's internal Techfest Microsoft Research Cambridge demonstrated a clock surprisingly similar to that on the wall of the Weasley household in the Harry Potter films. I guess it only goes to show: any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic!" Link

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[Well, isn’t that clever! The comments on the page discussing it are all huffy about MS “stealing” the idea from JK Rowling. Hmm… how hard would this be to turn into a Konfabulator widget tied into IM?]{style=""} :::