Amanda Cosco

Handsfree Bluetooth Beanie: Amanda on Amazon

As wearables grow smaller and less cumbersome, it's only a matter of time before smart features are built into all of our clothing and accessories. It's a future we at Electric Runway are anticipating. This may explain why our inner futurists squealed with glee when we happened upon this hands-free Bluetooth beanie on Amazon. Of course, we had to try it! 
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Wearing Tech to Live Your Best Life

In this episode of the Electric Runway podcast, fashion futurist Amanda Cosco interviews James Swanwick, an advocate for wellness and a good night's sleep. His company, Swanwick Sleep, helps people sleep better with their blue-light-blocking glasses. Swanwick says the amount of blue light transmitted from our devices such as laptops and smartphones is disruptive to our circadian rhythm, and can actually lead to macular degeneration or vision loss.
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This Smart Dress Tracks how Often Women Are Groped in Clubs

The Schweppes Dress for Respect Campaign tracked in real-time how often three women were touched at one party in Brazil. At the centre of the campaign were three party dresses, each equipped with pressure sensors. The sensors captured information about where and how often their wearers’ bodies were touched. This data was then relayed to a team through Bluetooth technology.
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