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magazine article | 04.24.15

What Sci-Fi Got Wrong About the Apple Watch: Vanity

Janet Vertesi

“James Bond had one. So did Maxwell Smart and Captain Kirk. Science fiction is littered with examples of heroes and villains barking orders into their wrists or pressing the right combination of tiny buttons to save the day.”

D&S advisor, Janet Vertesi discusses the newly released Apple watch and some of the implications of one of the forces driving its popularity- conspicuous consumption.

 

 

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