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6 one way half a dozen another
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6 one way half a dozen another,
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3/24/2014 | 5:07:34 AM
1 forgotten fact
Google Glass is just ugly. It is a terrible design, like a cheap prop from a 70's or 80's science fiction TV show; a curved piece of metal (plastic?) with a little lucite cube. A Space:1999 leftover.
Madhava verma dantuluri
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Madhava verma dantuluri,
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3/24/2014 | 12:46:45 AM
Nice
This is good list of topics to be covered in Glass. Waiting on it.
rradina
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3/23/2014 | 11:09:29 AM
Re: Ergonomics?
In the article he claims to be on of the privileged few who own one.

Read #8
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3/22/2014 | 10:07:24 PM
Ergonomics?
"it draws your eye in a way that gets old after a while"

I'm questioning if the author has ever tried Google Glass.

"A helmet with a full visor display would be more comfortable for long-term usage."

I'm certain the author has never tried Google Glass.

 
Augmented Reality Ltd
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3/21/2014 | 6:14:38 PM
Glass
Wearable technology in the form of glasses/watches/bracelets is about to become mainstream. Glass is but one example of this technological juggernaught. 
Thomas Claburn
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3/21/2014 | 5:39:22 PM
Re: Privacy Concerns
It's not dead though: The privileged and powerful have privacy, at least more of it than the average person.
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3/21/2014 | 5:35:26 PM
Privacy Concerns
A better translation for number 10 would be:

Privacy has been dead for over 100 years. Get over it.
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3/21/2014 | 4:24:11 PM
Facial Recognition
As someone who's terrible with names, I'd love a little screen to show someone's name and where I know them from when I run into an acquaintance at the supermarket. (Nobody ever bought into my scheme of wearing trade show badges in their personal lives...) Seriously, though, I am leery of how this capability will be used -- advertising and marketing, law enforcement and stalkers, and who knows what else. I realize it's coming (here already?) but Google Glass made facial recognition seem more real and more glaring. Unlike a cell phone screen, data is right in front of the wearer, who doesn't need to make any extra effort to pull up data. 
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3/21/2014 | 4:12:49 PM
Google Glass
The facial recognition potential does pose a creepy factor. What gives you the most pause, readers?
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