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Confession #13: Scaling to New Lows

wifi-scaleAs if a wifi-connected scale wasn’t weird enough, its manufacturer has just added Twitter posting to the mix. The French company behind the scale insists that tweeting people’s weight to the world will help by, “further motivating them by sharing their progress with followers.” If you use this product, the main weight loss you’re experiencing is between your ears.

What’s next, a Twitter-enabled finger-tip sensor for bulimics?

Update: If you’re really interested, here’s a full review from techcrunch.


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