Dozens of new alarm clocks, pills and technologies to wake us up
Implications - Not a morning person? You might be interested in some new ways to get yourself out of bed. Standard alarm clocks are being regarded as boring or ineffective. Some new designs will extract money from bank accounts each time the snooze button is hit, while others shock, shake the bed or remove blankets to cause physical discomfort. As the world logs longer work hours, stays up later, and abuses caffeine, waking technologies have become niche specific, simpler, or interactive and completely necessary.