Researchers from the MIT have designed the world’s first fiber with digital capabilities that can be incorporated into fabric. Capable of storing music, videos or other files in clothing, the thread can also collect physiological data from the wearer in order to analyze and predict their activity.

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“Predict their activity”. And people were afraid of vaccines.


So I can literally put my dancing pants on?


No doubt using public grant money. Now that it is useful it will go straight into the private sector for someone’s enrichment.


This can and will lead to advances in biotechnology and biomedical advances. Say for example, someone is having a medical emergency. EMTs could instantly see the vitals of the patient, saving time in potentially deadly situations. This is wonderful.


“Lemme put on my hard drive”