"Beyond a thousand years from now humans are not quite recognizably human, and I have trouble finding characters."
Very slick implementation of an idea that has been around for a while (see the references below for more).
The general idea of wearable computers has been around (in computer science) since the early 1960's. The notion of being able to make use of fabric-based components is relatively new; science fiction authors pioneered these ideas. See the sleeve communicator from Murray Leinster's 1945 story First Contact and (even better) the sleeve watch from Larry Niven and Steve Barnes' 1981 novel Dream Park.
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