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Steve Wozniak wore his Nixie Watch the other night when he appeared on The Late Late Show. Woz, who says “I would have loved to have invented that,” has gained a lot of publicity for the timepiece.
The Cathode Corner Nixie Watch is a two-digit wristwatch using Nixie tubes, a forty-year-old display technology. The wearer views the time by holding the watch at the standard viewing angle. The hours, then the minutes, appear in 14 mm tall, glowing orange digits.
Woz and host Drew Carey discuss the watch beginning about 25:48 —
I’m still catching up on the Late, Late [Show] Guest Hosts (I wish I could buy a Guest Host coffee cup, as one of them showed us a couple of weeks ago). I hope to finish with the guest host shows I TiVoed before the regular host shows up on the 23rd. The finest comment I can make is that some of these folks have actually made their shows feel like a episode of the Graham Norton Show, all without benefit of alcohol for the guests.