"But would I wear this if I were walking around with friends? Hmmm. There's of course a fundamental hurdle Glass needs to overcome, which is that people wearing those goggles look like chumps who've time-traveled from an exceedingly dorky future. (Perhaps the recent Vogue spread featuring Glass-clad fashion models will help on that score.)Google Glass Field Trip app: Don't make it your wingman.
But there's something else: It's not hard to imagine the constant stream of augmented reality yanking you out of, well, unaugmented reality—making it hard to keep up with real-world conversations going on around you. And there's the danger that you might become insufferable as you parrot every piece of insight. "Do you know who designed that park? Guess what year that tree was planted? Great gelato place coming up on the corner!" Give it a rest, Speed Levitch."
Sunday, August 25, 2013
Google Glass Field Trip app: Don't make it your wingman. [Slate]
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