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-They were wireless
-They didn't look obtrusive
-They were waterproof
-The sound was comparable to top-of-the-line headphones
PRO (in anecdote form):
I realize the last bulletpoint is a bit of a pipe dream, but if I'm going to implant tiny speakers into my flesh, those speakers better sound really fucking good, ya dig?
I work at a grocery store, and last night, I was building a display after hours, with headphones on. I kept kneeling on the cord and pulling them out of my ears. I would love to make this nuisance stop happening forever, without tucking the cord down my shirt (and thus looking like a dickface)
CON (in observation form):
If I'm not with people, and not working, I almost always have my headphones on. You would think that people would notice the bright red cord dangling from my ears, and figure out that, if they want to speak to me, they should give me a wave or gesture that shows their intent. Most people settle for, instead, just saying what they wanted to say, and then acting indignant when I ask them to repeat themselves after pulling my headphones out of my hears. I cannot imagine how annoying it would be to not even have that telltale sign that an observant human might see as a sign that I may not be able to hear them because of my music.
That's just me, man!
But I think a simple 'Fuck Off, i'm not crazy' stamped on your forehead would suffice
An enhanced wireless version where the audio implants could stream endless playlists from cloud storage that would be undetectable to the eye with nano-technology would tempt me. Or audio implants that played music based on my brain waves so if I was feeling good it would play me some easy listening or Raging Speedhorn if I was not in the best of moods. Or maybe the opposite so I am sonically guided to restoring my inner balance.
...on the other hand, who am I kidding? - I wouldn't even get my ear pierced...