If you happen to know the artist who drew this, and whether they have a website or online portfolio, let me know so we can link to it in the shownotes for the latest episode of @offhours http://offhours.show/ep11,https://twitter.com/UnderTheLoupe/status/968535029088333824/photo/1

RT @Silver_hand: It took us 11 episodes to get into talking pens. And you can’t have a serious conversation about pens without mentioning @… https://twitter.com/OffHours/status/968505002061893632

More backstory on the Speedmaster @benjaminclymer inherited from his grandfather, the spark that lit what is today @hodinkee https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/columnists/memmott/2018/01/22/jim-memmott-hodinkee-brighton-graduates-high-end-mechanical-watches-omega-speedmaster/1054703001/

A good summary of advances in hairspring technology https://quillandpad.com/2018/02/15/silicon-stay-rolex-watch-movements/

A really special episode of @HODINKEE’s Talking Watches, with @jackforster & @rogerwsmithltd https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/talking-watches-roger-smith

Breitling’s new CEO acknowledges the brand’s objectification of women to sell its products over the past several decades was wrong & promises to end it https://www.reuters.com/article/us-breitling-ceo/breitling-ceo-ditched-racy-ads-featuring-women-as-unsuitable-paper-idUSKBN1FV0PX

Funding for watchmaking apprenticeships in the UK triples to £27,000 per placement Now the highest level of funding available to any government backed industry http://www.watchpro.com/financial-support-watchmaking-apprenticeships-trebles-27000/

“Today, fantastic machines coexist with the finest of watchmaking handicraft.” From a brief interview with Kurt Klaus at SIHH 2018, along with some thoughts on gender & watch design from Ulysse Nardin’s Jean-Christophe Sabatier http://www.vervemagazine.in/fashion-and-beauty/the-magnetic-pull-of-time-at-sihh-2018

An off by zero error? 🤔

Episode 1 of @OffHours came down the pipe masquerading as Episode 10 earlier today. If you were one of the first 45 who got to hear @Silver_hand’s tale twice, refresh your feed for an all-new conversation on the watches of SIHH http://offhours.show/ep10

Swiss Defense Department takes out “Swiss Military” http://www.news.com.au/world/breaking-news/swiss-military-defeats-watchmaker/news-story/9f4533d4d4ec5705750ad8e5d6902ea1