I was logging into my Gmail account tonight and I noticed the storage counter on the login page. I always get a kick out of this and think it is neat how they have the amount constantly increasing.
Then I had an “Ah ha!” moment. Why not predict the value of my odometer the same way the Google predicts their storage space quantities? I average about 15,000 miles a year, which is about 41 miles a day. After I get back from a long trip I can update the value to be more precise, but overall it should remain fairly accurate. I added it at the bottom of my menu bar, and will look like this:
(This is a static image and is outdated. Refer to the original source on the menu to see it in action.)
It’s the little things, right?