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This office chair measures people's weight and shows the figures on its back. Therefore only others can see how much does people who sits on the chair weigh.The sitter has to face the stress from his/her colleagues without knowing his/her weight. Under such a context of social power, he/she may go on a diet in work. Moreover, as the posture of the sitter changes, the result of measuring should be different (because his/her legs distribute some weight), so the worker who sits upright gets the smaller figures than that of those lean against the back of the chair. This chair may imperceptibly improve their attitude to be stricter and sober.
National Chiao Tung University
Institute of Applied Art
Sindian City, Taipei County, Taiwan
Po-Han Li, Chieh-Yu Hsiao