'Do Nothing for 2 Minutes' Motivates Monitor Meditation

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Jan 24, 2011 • References: donothingfor2minutes & neatorama
The contemporary lifestyle is busy and stressful, and further stimulated by the Internet. 'Do Nothing for 2 Minutes' is one website that encourages fast-paced lives to slow down for 120 seconds.

Insisting on suspended computer interaction, 'Do Nothing for 2 Minutes' is a stillness timer that produces a "fail" message as soon as the user moves his mouse or touches his keyboard. Developed by Alex Tew, this online mini-meditation page plays the sound of ocean waves and calms you with the view of a serene seascape. Stats for Inaction-Encouraging Websites Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 1,149 clicks in 275 w
Interest: 2.7 minutes
Concept: Do Nothing For 2 Minutes
Related: 86 examples / 66 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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