I had the idea years ago and promptly forgot about it entirely, but here, once more, a chance to get it out there:
It’s an app for your phone (could also be made as a physical product, but honestly, why?) with a clock and a counter, a reset button and a pause / resume button. You put in how much you make per hour of work and then it constantly and fluidly counts up as you go. Pause for lunch / breaks or whatever and keep a running count.
Silly, sure, but I’d love one.
Take it one step further: add a subtraction amount. When you eat lunch or buy something, you take money out of that count. It’s not a sophisticated book keeping thing by any means, but it’d be cool to be able to chart the constant rise (hopefully) and pitfalls of spending over time.
Maybe it’s just me and my obsessive need to quantify things in real time.
Anyway. App makers: it’d be so easy to do. Do it! Share it with me! If you make billions of dollars off sales from it, take me out somewhere nice for dinner or something.
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