The Laptop Compubody Sock is a Commentary on Our Attachment to Computers

January 26, 2013 by  
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Working on your laptop in public can be distracting, and it can be difficult to keep your work private from the wandering eyes of the people around you. Electronics guru  Becky Stern  came up with a playful solution to both problems with this knitted “Compubody” garment that will keep your head and hands warm while sealing you off from your surroundings. But don’t worry; Stern isn’t entirely serious about wearing the thing. Instead, she views it as “a fun commentary on how attached and concentrated on technology we are, and to highlight the lack of movement that happens when we’re engrossed in our laptops, keyboards, PDAs, etc.” READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Becky Stern , Compubody , computer hood , computers , DIY , ecouterre , instructables , knitting , laptop computer sock , yarn

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Retina Display MacBook Pro Included in EPEAT Green Electronics Registry

October 16, 2012 by  
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Apple’s newest laptops just got a stamp of approval from the world’s leading green electronics certifier. The  Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT)  released its review of new laptops this week and found that the new MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro with Retina Display both met the group’s green standards. The announcement comes just a few months after Apple briefly withdrew all of its products from EPEAT’s green products registry. But not everyone is happy with the news; Greenpeace is accusing EPEAT of loosening its standards in order to give Apple a pass. Read the rest of Retina Display MacBook Pro Included in EPEAT Green Electronics Registry Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , Apple Computers , apple epeat , epeat , green computers , green electronics , green laptops , Greenpeace , laptops , mac , macbook , macbook pro , macbook retina , retina display

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