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Deceptive Electronic Scales

For Those Paranoid About Their Body Weight

— March 3, 2008 — Art & Design
There are three electronic scales in the Alice Wang designed Asimov's First Law range that highlights the fixation and psychological harm people can have with their (what they believe to be) ideal bodyweight. The collection is named after the first of the Laws of Robotics set out by author Isaac Asimov back in 1942 - exploring the interaction between human-robot.

Here is the role call of the range and saves the best until last:
The Half Truth scales that you can only use if someone else crouches down low enough to read the display - and it is then up to that person to relay your weight back to you (truthfully or not);

Open Secrets scales, gives you the option to transmit the your weight to another person's mobile phone - so they can break the news as they see fit;

White Lies scales show your weight to be lighter and lighter as they edge further and further backwards - and closer to reality when you step forward.

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