Life as Art

It’s a broach. No, a wristband. No…wait…

Always at the cutting edge of phone technology, Nokia is thisclose to making your cellphone a true accessory.
The latest: Wearable phones.
The so-called Morph phone, it says here, can be worn as a bracelet, and folds and bends in a variety of ways. What I found telling was the invention debuted at the New York  Museum of Modern Art. Furthermore, the university researchers on the project outnumbered the team of Nokia developers by 2:5 to 1.

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Mike Buetow is president of the Printed Circuit Engineering Association ( He previously was editor-in-chief of Circuits Assembly magazine, the leading publication for electronics manufacturing, and PCD&F, the leading publication for printed circuit design and fabrication. He spent 21 years as vice president and editorial director of UP Media Group, for which he oversaw all editorial and production aspects. He has more than 30 years' experience in the electronics industry, including six years at IPC, an electronics trade association, at which he was a technical projects manager and communications director. He has also held editorial positions at SMT Magazine, community newspapers and in book publishing. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois. Follow Mike on Twitter: @mikebuetow