He didn't say watches are useless. He said no one wears them anymore. The last time I wore a watch was sometime in the 90s. Calculators are very useful. How many people do you know (other than engineering students) who carry a calculator in their pocket?
Ah, but now you are looking at the "tool in the toolbox" theory. Don't awake the Bearded Dragon.... Seriously. Don't fuckin do it. Me.
I think this close up of the cockpit makes it clear that that static display isn't functional. The video looked a lot like an RC.
The dimpling on the surfaces you can see in that pic looks like the crappy fiberglass repair job on my boat with a coat of paint smeared on it.