alarmclock Awakens You
Regular alarm clocks end sleep, fig.1's alarm clock creates a state of hyper-alertness, jumpstarting your ambition with a morning dose of cold hard reality. alarmclock wakes you with how many days you have left to live, how much money you have in the bank and how many people care about you online.
"Nothing waketh a man's hunger, like vision of his imminent demise."
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alarmclock effectively ends dreaming.
Reconnect with powerful motivating forces such as financial instability, social insecurity, and fear of death. Start your day unencumbered by fantasy or wishful thinking. alarmclock displays the financial data you choose - from account balance to investment performance - by securely connecting to your financial institution. alarmclock aggregates social network data creating a metric that represents the scope and size of your social world at it’s widest. alarmclock reminds you how much time you have left with a projected life expectancy based on age, health, family history and other factors.
A flush-mounted smoked glass mirror faceplate frames a custom 8x32 array of 2-bit LEDs. The enclosure is hand-built from FSC-certified bamboo by PHAW custom woodworks in the borough of Bronx, New York City. A web-based control panel lets you set up a WiFi connection and customize alarmclock features from your desktop, phone or tablet. Future updates will allow you to track data such as greenhouse gas emissions, national debt, or box office receipts.