Google Glass, Google Class

Google Glass

Something I picked up recently in San Francisco. OK I don’t own it, but got to play with one waiting in a queue and talking to a developer waiting to get into a function at the conference I was attending. I was impressed. It looks a bit weird, but you ignore it until you want to look at it, at which point you look up and to the right a little and there, apparently a foot or so from your head is a little TV screen.

I liked the way they’d set up the interface which, as we’ve known ever since the Mac is the secret source of a great IT product like this. You talk to it and ask it to look stuff up, show you stuff, take pictures etc. And you can gesture to it by running your finger along the side of the black plastic near the eye-piece. This works like a scroll bar or dial and you can replay your day and generally use it to help you access files.  One of the people in the queue said that it would likely replace a lot of smartphone use. One’s phone would stay in one’s pocket and you could use Google Glass to consult it most of the time, and you would then take out your smartphone when it was particularly apposite. I don’t know if that will happen, but I could see why he thought that.

Anyway, I was impressed. I doubt I want to be a leading edge user, but when they get it (even) better and cheaper, I might well be in for my chop.

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emess
emess
8 years ago

How does it work if you already have glasses? Are you able to attach other lenses to it? Otherwise it would look rather awkward to have to go over other glasses’ frames.

It might almost pay for itself if you can attach lenses to it and not have to pay for other frames.

Ken Parish
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Ken Parish(@ken-parish)
8 years ago
Reply to  Nicholas Gruen

They will probably publish a Google Glass step by step “how to” sex guide app: “Now moan softly and begin rubbing clitoris gently etc.”

john r walker
john r walker(@annesanders)
8 years ago
Reply to  Ken Parish

expect that global position system, could take on a whole new meaning.

john r walker
john r walker(@annesanders)
8 years ago
Reply to  john r walker

Now that’s, really kinky.

john r walker
john r walker(@annesanders)
8 years ago
Reply to  Ken Parish

PS imagine the pain that could be caused by malicious hacking of the Google Glasses ; KamaSutra , position App?