Google created a teeny tiny computer that lives just on the edge of your field of view. They call it The Glass. It does roughly the same things as a smart phone - communication wise anyways. Not sure about playing Angry Birds with it.
Supposedly one of it's main features is the little bitty camera.
Google's Steve Lee wrote:
"Let's say I'm not very good at cooking and I might need to call ... Mom to get some help," Lee explains. "While I'm in the kitchen with my hands busy preparing the food ... my mom can actually see what I am doing" to coach him through dinner.
Today's story though was about privacy. This last weekend there was an arrest on the Jersey Shore caught on Google Glass. It was unbeknownst to anyone involved in the scuffle that they were being filmed by an on-looker. The article concludes with this question....
What do you think? Is Google Glass an exciting new front in citizen journalism or is it making it too easy for citizen snooping?
Google has already flown over my house and taken pictures of my back yard - one of my most private places. Other than maybe being more aware about where I pick my undies out of my butt, I don't see any real issue.