Imagine you had a box that held individual experiences.

  • These experiences do not necessarily have to be your own.
  • Others can put their own experiences in the box.
  • The experiences are all related by physical location.
  • You can only view the experiences when you are physically near the box.
  • The experiences are viewed as list from newest to oldest
  • The experiences are stored as images or videos

I've thought about TimeLine but it's been beaten to death. Maybe LifeCycle? Something catchy and not cliche.

EDIT: Image a collection of 10sec videos or images that can only be taken at a specific location. You can only view those images/videos when you are at that specific location.

  • What exactly do you mean by "experiences"? At the simplest level, all living existence is experience. The ones that we remember and recall most are often called memories, but even that is a rather vague category. I think you need to specify what it is about your box full of images/videos that makes them a "coherent set", apart from the obvious fact that they are all visual records/recordings of some kind. – FumbleFingers Feb 10 '14 at 23:58
  • @FumbleFingers an experience being a short video or image – random Feb 11 '14 at 0:00
  • Sorry, but that doesn't really help. Apart from the fact that I've no way of knowing how long a "short" video is from your point of view (a few seconds? less than half an hour?), and that by their very nature images have no "duration" at all, the length of a recording has nothing to do with what it's about. – FumbleFingers Feb 11 '14 at 0:04

I View (a play on iEverything), iView, iVu (as in deja vu), uVu/uView/YouView, MemoryBox, Recall, etc.

It sounds like a sci-fi concept. Maybe writers at SE can help.

  • yes! That is exactly what I'm looking for. Do you have any other examples??? – random Feb 11 '14 at 2:07
  • @random - gosh, I would be imitating, not creating. So many tropes out there. Sorry. :( Maybe someone else will try some. – anongoodnurse Feb 11 '14 at 2:19
  • what are you talking about? I don't care if your imitating i just need ideas to work off of. – random Feb 11 '14 at 16:54

My WWWWs [Who, What, When, Where]

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    Hmmm. You might as well call it "my stuff". Plenty of people do. – FumbleFingers Feb 11 '14 at 0:05

I got it. The word is esoterica.

a collection of items of special, rare, or unusual interest, often pornographic.

  • Eh, that fits, unfortunately the pornographic associations won't let it work. – random Feb 11 '14 at 16:57

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