A common exercise for new hires at The MathWorks is to program a clock in MATLAB. By providing little to no specific guidance, we see a very wide range of creative programs. I recently harrassed Mike Agostini, who joined our group last October but still hadn't shown us all his clock. Well, it was worth the wait.
Check out Mike's Clock
- it speaks for itself.
If you are interested, there are a bunch more clocks in the Clocks