“a little bit”? Howzabout a lotta bit. Like this is the solution looking for a problem. Same too, the self-driving car. Dean Kamen invented, developed and marketed the Segway as a revolution in human mobility and transportation. Google is touting the self-driving car as a revolution in human mobility and transportation. Google Glass is being touted as a revolution in mobile computing even as the mobile phone is still evolving. I don’t think the understand just what it is they DO here. They sell advertising and mine BIG DATA. That’s ’bout it.
The Daily Show’s Jason Jones had a segment on the show last night (via 9to5Google) that highlighted so-called ‘discrimination’ against Google Glass wearers, and the results were hilarious. To be fair, sending up the face-based computer was like knocking one out of the park at a home run derby, but it’s still funny as heck to watch.
The eagle-eyed viewer might have spotted a familiar face in the clip above – no, not Sarah Slocum, the Glass explorer famous for getting into an altercation at an SF bar due to her face computer. It’s Kyle Russell, TechCrunch writer and another person whose experience with Glass resulted in an assault.
Overall, the segment is a good reminder that while Google recently made the beta program for Glass open to all U.S. residents, it’s still a long, long way off from a general consumer release, and there’s a huge…
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