• The Origins of 1 Second Everyday

    June 28, 2017 by

    I’ve recorded at least one second of video every day for over 6 years. At age 36, I now have a 36-minute video documenting every single day of my life since I turned 30. I haven’t forgotten a day since I started and if I live to see 80 years of age, I will have… Read more

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  • Learning the Hard Way: Our Journey on Android

    December 16, 2019 by

    This article is my attempt to explain our journey over seven years to launch a stable and private version of 1SE on Android. I’ll be sharing the mistakes I made, why I made them, and some lessons learned along the way.  Youthful Mistakes Our Android saga began in the fall of 2012 when 1SE was… Read more

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  • 1SE User Profile: Benny and Chica and Sika (and Meagan)

    December 9, 2019 by

    Stories, tips, and heartbreaks from a super puppy-mum Meet Benny. Benny is the stolid, handsome straight-man in comedy duo Benny and Chica. Adopted at three in Alberta, Canada, he’s spent time in Florida and now resides in Palmerston North, New Zealand. He likes long walks on the beach and going for runs in the park. He hates… Read more

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  • Team 1SE Spotlight: Sharon Rosenberg

    October 31, 2019 by

    This is the second in a series of articles highlighting members of the 1 Second Everyday team. Our team is small, remote, and global. We have twenty employees, spread across nine different time zones, with no permanent central HQ. Like the community of folks who use 1SE, we come from all over. Meet Sharon Sharon… Read more

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  • Team 1SE Spotlight: Emily Volk

    October 1, 2019 by

    This is the first in a series of articles highlighting members of the 1 Second Everyday team. Our team is small, remote, and global. We have twenty employees, spread across at least nine different time zones, with no permanent central HQ. Like the community of folks who use 1SE, we come from all over. Because… Read more

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  • 1SE User Spotlight: Aly Catolico

    September 1, 2019 by

    College Life at UC Disneyland Meet Aly Catolico. Aly is a bright-eyed, almost-22-year-old alumna of UC Irvine, recently graduated with a double major in Urban Planning and Education Sciences (and a minor in Global Sustainability, because a double major just isn’t enough). She’s a California native who enjoys hiking and good food, and is a… Read more

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  • 1SE User Spotlight: Caroline Han

    July 31, 2019 by

    World Travel with Purpose Meet Caroline Han. Caroline has an easy smile and a contagious, knowing laugh, and laughs often. She’s forthright and thoughtful and funny. She is utterly charming. Until a year ago, Caroline worked as a field marketing rep for a coconut water company. In August of 2018, she and her fiancé Nick… Read more

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  • Planning 1SE’s 5th Team Retreat

    July 17, 2019 by

    What I learned from planning my remote company’s trip to Lima, Peru Early on, I knew the scope of this trip would far surpass previous retreats. As a remote company, we try to get the whole team together twice a year, and this was a retreat of firsts for us: specifically forming an official retreat planning… Read more

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  • 1SE User Spotlight: Paul Gi

    June 28, 2019 by

    Lessons from a Tech-Savvy 21st-Century Dad My job title at 1 Second Everyday is Content Creator, but a more apt title for my role might be something like Guy Who Does the Fun Stuff. My first official duty at 1SE was way back when we used to do these things called Crowds. Crowds were compilations… Read more

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  • Motherhood and Remote Work

    May 10, 2019 by

    What I learned from taking my maternity leave as part of a small distributed company Learning that you’re pregnant can be the most exhilarating news you’ve ever heard in your life; until you remember you’ve also got to take care of your career. On one side you’ve got the joy of growing your family and… Read more

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  • The Next Chapter of 1 Second Everyday

    August 27, 2018 by

    A year ago we sat down to discuss the future of 1SE, how the next year will unfold, and what we can build for our users to enhance their experience. Our team already had a good idea of the major pain points for our community: like being able to safely backup your 1SE or adding… Read more

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