Being an avid Twitter enthusiast means tweeting about every breath and every bowel movement like they’re matters of global importance. Now the time has come to have your sneakers tweet about every step, which these “rambler” concept shoes can actually do. The product page states:
Rambler are a pair of sneakers that use the Twitter platform to literally microblog every step you take. A sensor embedded under the sole detects when the wearer is walking. This information is sent via Bluetooth to a mobile phone that makes the postings on Twitter. When the sensor detects a certain amount of pressure, the word â€œstepâ€ is posted. For the other moments the â€œ.â€ symbol is posted. Following these postings one can know if the wearer is walking or not and also predict his speed.
Although these sneakers were actually created to mock Twitter insanity, they also have the potential to give many a powerful tool to annoy the hell out of people orÂ further their sense of self-importance… Scary?