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Morbid Life-Affirming Plug-Ins

The Death Clock Reminds Keeps You on Task and Appreciating Life

— April 19, 2017 — Lifestyle
The Death Clock is a new browser extension designed to encourage people to never take life for granted. The Google Chrome plug-in does this by launching a "death countdown" every time you open a new tab. Displayed is a picture from some exotic location and a countdown of the days, hours, minutes and seconds you have left.

There's no word on how the Death Clock calculates this, though. The sample screen shots show a person with about 56 years of life left. Although it's a bit morbid the Death Clock is a nice reminder to seize the day. The fact that it opens up every time you launch a new tab, which for most means getting sidetracked from something more important, should help keep many on task.
Trend Themes
1. Life-affirming Plug-ins - Developing browser extensions that promote life-affirming habits can be a new trend in tech.
2. Mortality Reminder Tools - Creating tools and technologies that remind people of their mortality can be a trend in mental health and wellness.
3. Digital Self-awareness - Developing digital tools that help users monitor and track their daily habits and behaviors can be the new trend in personal growth and development.
Industry Implications
1. Technology - Tech companies can use the trend of developing life-affirming plug-ins and tools to create products focused on wellness.
2. Mental Health - Mental health professionals can use mortality reminder tools to help patients understand their behaviors and actions on a deeper level.
3. Personal Development - The trend of digital self-awareness can be a disruptive innovation opportunity in the field of personal growth and development.
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