Our thoughts on using Google Glass so far, plus videos that show what it can do

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In his TED talk, Sergey Brin of Google shares the idea that motivated the development of Google Glass: that while smartphones inherently take us away from experiencing the real world, a device could allow for a digitally-mediated experience within it. “This position you just saw me in – looking down at my phone – that’s one of the reasons behind this project, Project Glass,” he says, hunching over his phone. “We ultimately question if this is the ultimate future of how you want to connect to other people in your life, how you want to connect to information. Should it be by walking around looking down? Is this what you were meant to do with your body?”

Yesterday, Google announced that it was stopping the Google Glass Explorer Program, which let curious software developers buy a pair for $1,500. Many interpreted this as the company rolling back on this vision, but Google assured that they…

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Posted on May 17, 2013, in BigData, Tech Media and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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