“The Isolator” An Invention From 1925 Designed To Improve Work Productivity

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The Isolator by Hugo Gernsbeck

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It may look like an early Oculus Rift prototype, however “the Isolator” is a unique productivity device invented by the science fiction pioneer Hugo Gernsbeck. Launched in 1925 “the Isolator” is a bizarre helmet that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit.

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The Isolator

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