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    I really didn’t expect this kind of ending, but I like it :)

    I could create a web server where I could configure alarms, but I figured I’d rather get a rooster instead, so I did neither and just made an alarm clock that cannot alarm. This symbolizes the futility of human existence and its incessant search for meaning in a cold and unfeeling universe that’s ultimately profoundly devoid of such, and then you die.

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      I’m glad you like it but what’s the point

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      Nice! I still have some nixie tubes laying around, which I also planned to use in an alarm clock that won’t alarm. I have had them for like a year or so. So, suddenly your alarm isn’t that futile ;)

      Anyway, your post really makes me feel like making an alarm clock, especially since you 3d-printed your enclosure and I recently-ish got a 3d printer :)

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        I 100% encourage this, and would love to see your clock.

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        Just the other week I had found myself looking for a digital alarm clock that would automatically re-arm itself on weekdays, and found myself beyond disappointed with the options on the market. I’d been considering making my own, and seeing how simple it was to put this solution together, this might be the push I need to get started.

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            Are the files for the, like, circuit diagram and 3D printed box available? I don’t see them in the repo :)

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              The circuit diagram isn’t there because it’s pretty trivial, you just connect the screen to I2C. I can send you the OnShape link for the box, if you like! (Or include it in the repo).

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          One thing that I really like about this is that I started reading it with the assumption that alarm clocks were essentially solved and I finished it feeling like the market has not even come close to fully exploring the possibilities for alarm clocks.