WeCroak even offered commentary on billionaire investor Peter Thiel, who is reportedly trying to evade death through experimental procedures like blood transfusions from young people and cryogenics.

But that doesn’t mean it’s not a product of Silicon Valley and its obsession with optimizing the body—as a matter of fact, its co-founders are app developer Ian Thomas and publicist Hansa Bergwall, two friends who met through Airbnb. (How’s that for an Airbnb ad?) Thomas had rented a room in Bergwall’s Brooklyn apartment, a friendship was later born—and on July 26, the app was approved and launched in Apple’s App Store.

But unlike other apps that claim to help us with productivity but actually take up more time, the average total time spent on WeCroak every day is only 36 seconds. That’s because there’s nothing to swipe, nothing to do on the app but look at your quotation of the moment. Go on, get some ice cream.

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