Potential

Grow Your Hair (and look hot doing it)

By: Walter Andri - Published: Mar 24, 2006   Updated: Apr 20 2011 • References: smh.au and gizmodo
No, this is not a giant Walkman--it's a hairpod. I have nothing else to say. Comments please.

"Hairpod ... an employee of a Japanese health-care company demonstrates a new hair restoration device that stimulates the user's scalp with low frequency electric current."

Photo: AFP

Implications - Many consumers see the continuous march of technology as an opportunity to improve their lives or self-confidence. As a result, it is no surprise to see a flux of products that seek to appeal to this basic consumer sensibility. The desire to make oneself more desirable is deeply embedded in modern society, and products like this are bound to become increasingly common as technological capability increases.