Valkee Earlights – When Aggressive Marketing and Start-Up Mentality Overrode Science

July 12, 2014 · Posted in Activism, Science!, Tech & Gadgetry · 2 Comments 

The Finnish company Valkee that makes led-powered light earplugs they claim treats Seasonal Affective Disorder is in financial trouble, and I can’t say that I’m sad. I’ve been meaning to blog about them for a while, but yesterday something happened that nudged me over to make the keyboard clack on my summer holiday. So, what do I have against Finnish innovation and a potential relief for a serious ailment?


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