Remember the Solowheel? I posed about it previously.
whole idea of small personal transport gadgets just gets bigger and
bigger: this is oblivious to the basic health of users who should at
least walk some small distance each day - but who cares about that,
right? we all wanna look cool on a zoomy thingy that you can carry in
your bag or stash in your school locker . . . . .
But there is a new twist to the story now: First, here is the Onewheel:
check this out: at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this year, a
Chinese company turned up with knockoffs for sale. they lasted about
Should I even mention Hoverboards?
it seems this is what the two wheeled devices will now be called even
though they don't hover. The big mess about who has the license to make
and sell them - never mind those terrible battery fires - will be with
us for a while yet. Pah! they can't handle a decent bump and stick out
too wide on the footpath too. I'll take a Onewheel any day. or walk.
was one other CES 2016 thing that caught my eye: Cooki. This is the
kitchen gadget that I have been expecting for a long time: have a look here. Yup,
let's replace another basic human activity with a gadget and reduce it
to a mechanical process so that folks can spend more time on Facebook
or Netflix. Note that the real plan is to pre-pack ingredients and sell
the packs to users - that is where the real money is, just like printers
and ink carts.