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A bar bans high-tech glasses to protect the privacy of its patrons even though the glasses aren't even available yet. Google Glass, not Glasses, are currently in development, but a low-end bar in Seattle, Wash. has formally announced their intention to prohibit the product from its establishment via a notice on their Facebook page, according to a Mar. 8, 2013 report by mynorthwest.com.
The Facebook warning reads, "For the record, The 5 Point is the first Seattle business to ban in advance Google Glasses [sic]. And [butt] kickings will be encouraged for violators." [examiner.com...]
a heads up display that can help your navigate your car
kids these days actually look at their surroundings or listen to a bird chirping? I
Well, you would not have trouble recognizing me, because I would be the guy wearing a paper bag.
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How much time do kids these days actually look at their surroundings or listen to a bird chirping?
Those devices are causing more accidents than drunk drivers
Why I Would Buy Google Glass But Not an iWatch
Check out the slide-show -- yup, everyone looks dorky wearing them, even supermodels.
.. and I'm not sure I'd want "g-Tweets" showing up in my field of vision. I've spent many years grooming my phone call screening and email replying etiquette. How to you say; "Yes, I saw your face a half-inch from my eyeball, read what you wrote, and ignored you in real-time." ?
Google Admits Drive-By Data Collection Was Privacy Breach
By DAVID STREITFELD
Published: March 12, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — Google on Tuesday acknowledged to state officials that it had violated people’s privacy during its Street View mapping project when it casually scooped up passwords, e-mail and other personal information from unsuspecting computer users.
The agreement paves the way for a major privacy battle over Google Glass, the heavily promoted wearable computer in the form of glasses, Mr. Cleland said. "If you use Google Glass to record a couple whispering to each other in Starbucks, have you violated their privacy?" he asked. "Well, 38 states just said they have a problem with the unauthorized collection of people’s data."