Tyrant Alarm Clock Says “Good Morning” by Hijacking Your Phone to Make Random Calls

The "Tyrant" concept by designer Alice Wang is the latest in a growing line of alarm clocks designed to torture their owners into facing the day. Instead of loud alarms, helicopter attachments and early-morning feats of hand-eye coordination, the Tyrant doles out punishment by hijacking your cellphone contact list and… » 6/30/08 4:05pm 6/30/08 4:05pm

Asimov's Law Weighing Machines: Scales That Lie

No one likes learning their weight from a set of scales, so Alice Wang's new concept devices take inspiration from Asimov's First Law of Robotics to protect you from the cruel truth. Her three scales are designed to not "harm a human being " (i.e. you) by either requiring another person to read them or just flat-out… » 3/03/08 9:51am 3/03/08 9:51am