Hi the answer is yes and no. With a normal quick glance it does take some getting used to.
Funny enough, if you’re behind a computer typing, it’s very easy to read the time. Remember it was originally designed to read the time when holding the steering wheel of a car. It appears that if you’re typing the wrists are in same position.
I was very tempted to get myself the platinum, but in the end I decided to go on a different direction. I have so far managed to resist borrowing it and mount the brown strap, but when she wears down the carmine I may well do