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Oracle Stress-o-meter

Are you "frightfully frazzled," "utterly overwrought," "catatonic," or only "somewhat strained"?

The Oracle Stress-o-meter from Lagoon Games will tell you. The device measures your "stress vibrations" when you place two fingers on the "sensor."

Think of it as the latest Magic 8-ball, as seen hacked here.

(Photo: Lagoon Games)

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In a software-driven world, it's easy to forget about the nuts and bolts. Whether it's cars, robots, personal gadgetry or industrial machines, Candace Lombardi examines the moving parts that keep our world rotating. A journalist who divides her time between the United States and the United Kingdom, Lombardi has written about technology for the sites of The New York Times, CNET, USA Today, MSN, ZDNet, Silicon.com, and GameSpot. She is a member of the CNET Blog Network and is not a current employee of CNET.

 

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