Experimental philosopher and artist Jonathan Keats is presenting his pioneering time management system at the opening of his Spacetime Industries exhibition at the Modernism Gallery in San Francisco on September 26th. Along with this time management system, he will also present a time warp undershirt that uses a gravitational ballast to optimize time for any organ.
Keats, known for his projects such as the quantum bank ATM, the Electrochemical Currency Exchange Company, and the photosynthetic restaurant, has taken Einstein’s theory of relativity and applied it to more practical terms suitable for an entire city or an individual.
His time management system takes advantage of the concept of time dilation, which refers to the time difference between two objects or events either moving relative to each other or situated from different gravitational masses. This is the idea behind why clocks run at different speeds relative to other clocks depending on the gravity or acceleration. For example, a clock on earth will run slower relative to a clock in the vacuum of space or a clock subjected to centripetal force.
Keats used this concept of time dilation to develop plans and blueprints for time managed cities, which are cities built on large hubs that spin them at different rates. In one city time will run slower or faster relative to another city spinning at a different speed.
The time warp undershirt will use gravity instead of acceleration. The undershirt uses a heavy alloy that, when placed over an organ like the heart, will warp time for that organ. Meaning, the heart will be in a slightly slower time zone than the rest of the body, therefore, contributing to one’s longevity even if it’s just a fraction of time. Another application of the time warp undershirt is to use the gravitational ballast over a woman’s ovaries to slow down her biological clock.
For his Spacetime Industries exhibition, Keats will also be featuring time ingots, which can be used on a desktop or bed stand to micromanage time on a smaller area.