The Synchronicity Project
February 21, 2008 5:19 PM   Subscribe

The Synchronicity Project Since 2005, Japanese art director Jun Tsuzuki has been running a project he calls Synchronicity, where he asks people all over the world to take a picture of what they are doing at a pre-determined moment in time. [via]
posted by dhruva (9 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
Well I looked. This could be one of the dumbest excuses for a website. Love to hear what other think.
posted by doug3505 at 5:39 PM on February 21, 2008

Funny, I was about to post this.
posted by flatluigi at 5:41 PM on February 21, 2008 [2 favorites]

I'm on metafilter. Wait you are too? Weird. This must mean something.
posted by 517 at 5:54 PM on February 21, 2008

Well, this proves that at any given moment in time, all around the world, there are people who are taking pictures of all sorts of different things. And that these pictures have no relationship to each other, in any way, besides the fact that they were taken (ostensibly) at the same time. What we're left with is a website chock full of random images, most of which I personally find neither particularly interesting or noteworthy. I reckon there's some folks out there, though, who'll find this worthwhile, and if so, I suppose it's a good thing.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 5:58 PM on February 21, 2008 [1 favorite]

Personally I think the concept is nice but the implementation, as far as I can tell from the link, leaves much to be desired.
posted by christopherious at 6:56 PM on February 21, 2008

I'm personally surprised three fourths of them weren't having sex with large-breasted underwear models with demure expressions.
posted by sonic meat machine at 7:04 PM on February 21, 2008 [1 favorite]

i think this is bitchin'. thanks dhruva.
posted by lapolla at 7:23 PM on February 21, 2008

Funny, Sting was about to post this.
posted by Smedleyman at 11:27 PM on February 21, 2008

I thought this was a neat concept, especially on the ones where there's an obvious overlap. But I think that it needs a bigger sample size and better editing—each one of these should be put together like a collection instead of just a feed.
posted by klangklangston at 12:18 PM on February 22, 2008

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