Smart dress records women being touched

 
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02 December 2018 13:41
 

Women have long complained about being inappropriately touched by men, and so a dress was created with sensors to record just how much touching is happening:  https://qz.com/quartzy/1477709/

It would be interesting to see this studied more broadly.

 
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02 December 2018 19:30
 

I’m completely out of patience with people who persist in playing devils advocate and using any thread of plausible deniability to avoid standing tall on this issue.

Who doesn’t know, in their bones that this behavior is commonplace? Who doesn’t understand that it’s wrong?

 
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02 December 2018 20:03
 

Interesting, but forced and overly dramatized to sell a view/agenda of sexual predator when really it could be completely innocent for guy who goes to a crowded loud club to meet girls to walk up and touch an arm, shoulder or small of their back while trying to get close enough to talk without shouting. It is/was normal when I was in my clubbing days and I probably did it a 1000 times, had many hookups and meet many of future loves. No one thought it was sexual assault not even the girls who went there to attract guys, now to sell a view/agenda it’s being made out as sexual assault. Sad, reminds of that video where they have to lawyers and contracts to touch.

 
 
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03 December 2018 06:31
 

Mostly I was pointing out how a dress equipped with sensors could be used to learn more about what women experience, which is why I mentioned expanding the scope of the experiment to other cultures and circumstances for comparison.

 
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03 December 2018 09:32
 

Just assume that everything you do, say or think is now being monitored, and act appropriately.

 
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GAD - 03 December 2018 10:02 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B5NMN7GBA4

That was great!  “Should I get my lawyer?”

 
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EN - 03 December 2018 09:32 AM

Just assume that everything you do, say or think is now being monitored, and act appropriately.

1984 is upon us, but not from above.  It’s from within.

 
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Skipshot - 03 December 2018 12:08 PM
EN - 03 December 2018 09:32 AM

Just assume that everything you do, say or think is now being monitored, and act appropriately.

1984 is upon us, but not from above.  It’s from within.

Big brother is virtually irrelevant in the age of little brother. People line up around the block to pay four figure price tags for the instruments of their own surveillance. It’s more Brave New World than 1984.