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Author Topic: Procrastinator's Clock  (Read 2079 times)


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Procrastinator's Clock
« on: January 22, 2007, 08:06:15 PM »
Here's a program I NEED to get.

Legendary web designer David Seah has a recent post where he releases what he calls the Procrastinator's Clock, which is implemented in a simple pop-up window in your browser. Although he considers it silly, I think this thing is pure genius.

The idea here is that many people (like me, unfortunately) set their clocks ahead in the hopes of being on time more often. The problem here is that if you yourself set the clocks ahead, you already know how much extra time you have. If you get clever and let someone else do it for you, it won't take long to figure out what your time buffer is. So, David postulates, what we really need is a clock that is sometimes fast, but not necessarily.

The Procrastinator's Clock has the potential to be up to 15 minutes fast, but it just as easily could be exactly accurate, assuming your computer's time is accurate. This means that you basically have to assume that it is correct, and you will likely show up for meetings or appointments with some small amount of time to spare, rather than walking in 5 minutes late and having to apologize profusely...

Kenneth P. Reeder, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Jacksonville, North Carolina  28546


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Re: Procrastinator's Clock
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2007, 02:01:46 AM »
That's funny.   ;D

But HOW do you always find things like this?
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