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Who says TV rots your brain? Not Andrew Deaver, Byron Wasti, Patrick Huston, and Keenan Zucker—the enterprising Olin College of Engineering freshmen pictured above whose Hashtag Glove was  inspired by a Jimmy Fallon late-night comedy sketch with Justin Timberlake.

The voice-activated gloves, which post to Twitter whenever wearers make the hashtag symbol (#) with their hands, made their debut at HackHolyoke, a computer programming hackathon hosted by Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass., Boston Magazine reported. See a video of the gloves in action, or follow @HashtagGlove.

The students used Twitter’s open source API and the Google Voice API for the voice recognition. They hope to keep developing their wearable technology – if they can find time in their busy #college schedules.

View the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon skit that sparked @HashtagGloves:

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