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Year In Ideas : 2005 – The Year Of The Stop

Year In Ideas : 2005 – The Year Of The Stop

The NY Times published their annual 'Year In Ideas' magazine at the weekend and has got some of the bloggers chatting about the suggested ideas of this year. Our take...

Guy Brighton
  • 13 december 2005

The NY Times published their annual ‘Year In Ideas’ magazine at the weekend and has got some of the bloggers chatting about the suggested ideas of this year. Our take on all the ideas that the Times presented is that 2005 was the year that we created stuff that stopped stuff: the light that stopped paparazzi snaps; the ring that stopped the cell phone ringing; the TV that stopped you having to watch the same show as your partner; the parking meter that stopped the next parker to use the previous parker’s remaining credit; the robot jockeys that stopped little boys earning a fair crust; the sonic radar that stopped sniper bullets; the speaker that stopped your colleague eavesdropping on your phone conversation; and the SUV that stopped having ’emissions’.

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