The Critical 'I'

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Wednesday, October 09, 2002

This has been the Next Big Thing for a long time now... the International Symposium on Wearable Computers is showing off all the neat-o computer gadgetry they can sew into your clothes and strap onto your body. I have a hard time buying this. Cellphones and PDAs are one thing, as long as they're pocket-sized and easily movable (or even fashioned as neck jewelry). But an MP3-playing jacket? Just how are you supposed to clean or wash such clothing items? Worst than dry-clean only....