News Treehugger Voices Just What We Needed Dept.: The Laptop Compubody Sock By Lloyd Alter Design Editor University of Toronto Lloyd Alter is Design Editor for Treehugger and teaches Sustainable Design at Ryerson University in Toronto. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Lloyd Alter Updated October 11, 2018 CC BY 2.0. Becky Stern Share Twitter Pinterest Email News Environment Business & Policy Science Animals Home & Design Current Events Treehugger Voices Becky Stern/CC BY 2.0 Becky Stern has a great title: She is Director of Wearable Electronics at Adafruit Industries. Back in 2008, when computers were not so wearable, she knitted up the Compubody that connects your computer to you with a sort of giant sock. She called it "an eye-catching hoodie for your laptop to use in public spaces for warmth and privacy." CC BY 2.0. Becky Stern Becky Stern/CC BY 2.0In recent coverage on Ecoterre, Stern elaborates, calling it " a “fun commentary on how attached and concentrated on technology we are, and to highlight the lack of movement that happens when we’re engrossed in our laptops, keyboards, PDAs, etc." You can make your own with directions on Instructables. I wonder, in the era of smartphones, if we are so immobile anymore.