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Hmm, I'm going to invent and patent technology, kind of like a knited penis sock with sensors, that attaches to your genitalia. It would send an alert to your iPhone telling you when it's time to take a leak. thumb.gif

You've got a technical penis sock and all you can think of is taking a leak...!?
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post #62 of 108
I hope they´ll be talking shoes.
Are we too tight ?
Are you comfortable ?
should you be sitting down ?

also inb4 1 size fits all , you're wearing them wrong , and no replaceable laces.
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Am I the only one curious about what the rest of those legs look like?
    
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That would be cool if we had replicators.

In this cold and real as cash world, walking is something I do everyday, and the shoes I'm wearing are a big part of that. I believe I am the first to know when my shoe is no longer adequate for its function, and do not require a presumptuous idevice sending me shoe advertising.
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It's kind of insulting if you think about it.
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2 hours from midnight release of Apple Shoes 2...

Apple Shoes 1 says "I think its time to get some new shoes!, Will self destruct in 1.5 hours)
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Talk about a totally pointless and over the top patent for a totally pointless and over the top idea.

MAYBE a sensor in your car tires to alert you when they are about to wear out ... oh wait, that is already done ... because at 70mph in a 2 ton vehicle, people can actually DIE from a blowout due to poor tread. But what's the worst thing that can happen to you if your shoe has too little rubber on it? MAYBE a sprained pinkie toe.

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Exactly this....


This folks is how Apple thinks the world is in terms of smartness.

I can't wait to sue Apple for injuries to my feet when the smart shoes are defective and didn't tell me to replace them. You KNOW people will rely on this. Apple might think the people of the world are like this...but maybe a lot of them are.
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"I fear the day technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots." Albert Einstein.

Remember the movie idiocracy, the world is going that way for sure.

It's so sad...

No more human interactions. Conversations become texts now. Feelings become statuses and tweets.
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"I fear the day technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots."

Rofl because it doesn't already? And bleh if anything technology has really improved our social interaction. No one has time for any of that crap anymore. Hang out after work for happy hour? Pfffft please. I haven't heard of that in years. Now it's haul ass to night classes at university or get home to do yet some more work. Technology is a blessing that is saving us so much time and letting us enjoy our own personal time with our immediate families. Schools and careers are becoming more and more demanding (as a result of the advancements) and time consuming. Twitter/Facebook/Skype etc. allow us to keep in touch with friends and family that are across the globe, even in real-time HD video (and nearly life-sized if you have a nice TV to use). Technology is simply the future and anyone that leaves it behind will be left behind even further by it.
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