Recording Your Life in 1-Second Increments [Video]

Posted on: December 19th, 2012 at 6:48 am by

[Photo: James Duncan Davidson]

In a world of micro-attention spans, even the time capsule is getting an overhaul. At least if Brooklyn-based entrepreneur Cesar Kuriyama has his way. How about recording one second a day for the rest of your life?

The project, dubbed “1 Second Everyday,” is admittedly similar to Noah Kalina’s groundbreaking “Everyday” photo chronicle that hit the interwebs six years ago. But it’s still cool as hell. The briefest of glimpses into daily life, captured with just enough time to gather how fleeting life truly is. Kuriyama began the idea at age thirty. Using that math, at eighty he’ll have a five-hour video chronicling the previous fifty years. Talk about commitment.

Kuriyama is also developing a companion mobile app that will help simplify the collection these seconds into meaningful video output. A Kickstarter drive was set up (natch), and the initial goal of $20,000 has more than doubled….and with seven days to spare.

[h/t Gawker]

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