The Joys of Old-Fashioned, Low Tech Hardware

My clock isn’t smart, but it works even if US-East-1 is down

I call him a clocker. Which makes sense because he’s a clock. Maybe “Tocker” would have been better, but he looks like a Clocker. And anyway, the name has stuck now.

Clocker is a mahogany Winchester chiming mantel clock. The chimes go off every quarter of an…