"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life"Steve Jobs, 2005
Firstly, it's meant to be encouraging, not discouraging! For me, the glass is always half full, not half empty. (Although it seems my own glass is just over 52% full)
Once you're started your bar, check back regularly - it'll be waiting for you, ticking away. In the meantime, share your bar with others, suggest more themes, and await the inevitable API.
From your date of birth we can calculate your age down the milli-second, using your browser's time to ensure that it's locally correct.
Adding your home country and gender, we poll the World Health Organisation's Life Expectancy Tables to get an 'expectation of life remaining at age x' for your country. It's aggregated, averaged, normalised and otherwise totally not predictive in any way. Your mileage WILL vary.
To be totally mathematically correct, we're even weighting the difference between the nearest WHO datapoints to give a seamless estimation, any time you check in. Anal retentives, unite!
This site was originally conceived and built by AB in 2009, with a serious facelift in 2015.
Full credits at webcred.it/site/progressbaroflife.com
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