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Clothing for the Tech Obsessed

I’m always looking for ways to get more done in less time. Now I’ve found my ideal solution – a hip clothing line that helps to block out almost all unnecessary distractions.

Take this stylish girl, who happens to be wearing a privacy scarf, for example:

Normal looking girl with a scarf

On cold days she can keep her neck warm as she’s walking from Pilates class to the sushi bar, and if she gets a text message on her Blackberry she can quickly pull up her scarf to type away in private:

Scarf in use

Or possibly just take some time off to play a little Nintendo?

Scarf in use for the nintendo

Now that’s style!

The designer also created a full-sized hoodie for computer use at home. It comes complete with earmuffs to block out sound, and even sports a microphone in the back so friends, spouses, and the fire department can get your attention:

Hoodie for the computer obsessed

Hoodie for the tech obsessed

As silly as they look, I’d actually buy one … and wear it on an airplane. There’s nothing worse than spending two hours trying to convince the guy in seat 2A to stop giving me freecell tips. I wonder if airplane safety rules would allow it?

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20 Responses to “Clothing for the Tech Obsessed”

  1. on 03 Apr 2007 at 2:00 am Freelance Cynic

    funky. What more could any geek ask for

  2. on 03 Apr 2007 at 7:15 am Rob

    Brilliant – although I’d like it in a more appealing colour than grey or black. 😉

  3. on 03 Apr 2007 at 8:52 am nutmeg

    Do they have a version that would work for nursing a baby in public as that has become a sudden TABOO in our sex-crazed country? Target could sell it to their nursing customers. Or give it away for free since they’re so obsessed!

  4. on 03 Apr 2007 at 11:14 am Diesel

    I just got a USB interface for my retinas.

  5. on 03 Apr 2007 at 11:40 am Another Jake

    Can I have one for my 60″ plasma?

  6. on 03 Apr 2007 at 1:41 pm rjlight

    I guess the black would give me more privacy and optimum viewing capabilites;however, I think I would like to see it in yellow just to be wild!

  7. on 04 Apr 2007 at 8:30 pm Sarah

    I saw this art on display in London, with a brochure made by the artist. It’s satire. These aren’t meant to be serious!

  8. on 05 Apr 2007 at 5:44 pm Anita Bath

    Sarah – think anyone would buy them if I started producing these?

  9. on 05 Apr 2007 at 7:05 pm sean coon

    i pulled in a couple of similar pieces from a boingboing post last year.

  10. on 10 Apr 2007 at 12:13 am Alan the Great

    Sarah — I think thinkgeek.com has been selling these for years, but i could be wrong.

  11. on 12 Apr 2007 at 2:46 pm hh

    i regularly troll thinkgeek (for more then a few years now) for new cool stuff, but havnt ever seen one of these.

  12. on 13 Apr 2007 at 2:51 pm bob

    haha how ridiculous, what self-respecting person would even consider wearing such a thing??

  13. on 05 Jun 2007 at 8:05 am Joe

    Intersting way of using scarf….

  14. on 16 Apr 2008 at 2:41 am The Punisher

    Bob,

    The same self respecting people that believe youre a smug prick.

    Vanity is the quicksand of reason.

  15. on 15 Sep 2009 at 6:12 pm Robert

    Pretty great, thanks! stumbled…

  16. on 23 Sep 2009 at 1:13 am Lee Harless

    Well, the cowboy hat, as we know it now, started out as a comedy bit. People started realizing that not only was it funny looking, with it’s comically oversized bill and too-tall top, that it was functional for the job of a cowboy and it was soon adopted by cowboys all over the nation – and soobn the world over.

  17. on 24 Sep 2009 at 1:29 am Robert

    Actually, I’m a homosexual

  18. on 01 Nov 2009 at 1:54 pm saitokthx

    this makes me lol so much

  19. on 22 Nov 2009 at 1:48 pm bob

    SO ridiculous.

  20. on 23 Nov 2009 at 10:36 am Linda

    Think if you wore it on a plane, the other passengers would tackle you and call the FBI =)~

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