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Are you the kind of the person who sets a clock forward five minutes in order to trick yourself into not being late for meetings? But then you’re late anyway because you’ll correct for the error in your head? Meet the probabilistic clock. It’s fast, but you don’t know how fast it is. At any ...

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Are you the kind of the person who sets a clock forward five minutes in order to trick yourself into not being late for meetings? But then you're late anyway because you'll correct for the error in your head? Meet the probabilistic clock. It's fast, but you don't know how fast it is. At any given time, it could be right on time or 15 minutes ahead of schedule. It's the perfect gift for the procrastinator in your life. 

(Hat tip: Lifehacker)

Are you the kind of the person who sets a clock forward five minutes in order to trick yourself into not being late for meetings? But then you’re late anyway because you’ll correct for the error in your head? Meet the probabilistic clock. It’s fast, but you don’t know how fast it is. At any given time, it could be right on time or 15 minutes ahead of schedule. It’s the perfect gift for the procrastinator in your life. 

(Hat tip: Lifehacker)

Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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