Gallery: Knit the Laptop “Compubody” Sock for Privacy in Public Places

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As liberating as abandoning ye olde office cubicle sounds, working out of a café, library, or other public or coworking space can leave even the most focused person distracted and open to prying eyes. Electronics guru Becky Stern has an unusual solution: a knitted garment that fits around your head and your laptop like an oversized sock or cocoon. Sure, you’ll undoubtedly draw quizzical stares, but what price privacy and peace—even at the risk of looking like Mr. Snuffleupagus?

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3 Responses to “Knit the Laptop “Compubody” Sock for Privacy in Public Places”

  1. BlueOak says:

    Beautiful! Sometimes the most obvious solution also happens to be very effective and elegant.

  2. Doghussy says:

    Hi, I love this. I was wondering if I could use one of the images in a PhD poster is there any copyright restrictions?

  3. igvogel says:

    OK, I’m pretty sure this project has not occurred to you. Stay warm. Irene

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