The Daily Show pokes fun at early adopters of Google Glass. They’re so enamored with the device that they’re confounded by how the world reacts to it, despite its distracting appearance and potential to violate privacy. Mirror here.
Freddie Wong walks around like a total self-absorbed Glasshole, doing what many of us already do when using our smartphones and walking. We’re not worried. We’re going to wait for the direct optical implant version anyhow.
YouTuber cheekflapperer used his Google Glass to record part of his practice session at a gun range. However, he said that he doesn’t actually recommend wearing the device while shooting because it was distracting.
Putting on Google Glasses can make you look like a total nerd-dork, but they can also be useful. For instance, you could use them to learn Kung Fu, so you can take on Terminators sent back from the future to destroy you.
Google Glass opens up numerous possibilities. It also creates a whole new class of problems, ranging from privacy concerns, to increased social isolation, to visual distraction. And then there’s always this we’ll have to worry about.
The Verge followed Indiana University alumnus Victor Oladipo as he wore a Google Glass at the 2013 NBA Draft. Check out how this important day unfolded from his point of view. Come on NBA; the WNBA has Ref Cams already!
While there’s no question that Google Glass can capture some pretty great POV video, nobody said that its wearers look particularly dignified while they go about acting as their own self-contained camera crews.
After making fun of Google Glass on Weekend Update, comedian Fred Armisen gives the “Explorer Edition” of the tech a test drive with Engadget – revealing the quirks, impracticalities (and potential) for the futuristic eyeglasses.
Playground Inc. presents its ideas for Google Glass apps. The company says that all of these can be made today, but they can’t be implemented with the current battery technology and the API for Glass. More here.
(NSFW: Language) Now that we know how guys will be using Google Glass day-to-day, let’s take a look at the impact, or lack thereof, that the cutting edge technology will have on more special occasions.