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kfield
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Re: Maket research
kfield   7/25/2013 11:27:44 AM
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It would be totally cool to connect it up to a wireless mesh network and blink specific patterns when in proximity of someone else wearing the same earrings. A kind of secret handshake.

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This is not new...
Charles.Desassure   7/25/2013 8:33:39 AM
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Thanks for this article.  This is not anything new.   I remember seeing something like this doing my teenage college years traveling to Manhattan, New York City (off of Broadway) when I was visiting the fashion district doing the 80's.   Market?  Well, at the time, someone was selling an item similar to this one on the street corner; and we did not have twitter and the Internet was not as popular as it is today.  Well, good luck!

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Re: Maket research
mcgrathdylan   7/24/2013 5:37:59 PM
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It's  a cool project, but I have to agree with Janine. The fashionability, if that is a word, is questionable.

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Earrings from computer parts
JanineLove   7/24/2013 4:18:36 PM
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Making earrings from computer parts? Well that's green of her anyway. One of the coolest things I bought was a clipboard that was made out of an old PCB.

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Re: Maket research
Caleb Kraft   7/24/2013 4:16:29 PM
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Hahaha, I doubt it is something intended for a broad market. I know several people that would wear this with pride at certain events, but it won't be making it into a store in your local mall any time soon. 

The inspiration for this project was actually a woman making earrings out of computer parts!

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Maket research
JanineLove   7/24/2013 4:14:39 PM
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Any market research done on this product? I'm an earring wearer, and, frankly, I'm thinking "no thanks!"

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