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Confirmed: Google Glass arrives in 2013, and under $1,500 | Crave - CNET

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ADHD to the max! I like it and can appreciate the technology involved. I do wonder how much more distracted we will become by these devices in our lives? Maybe this is better than looking down at a smartphone. 02-23-2013 2:14pm

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Comment by Elsa Dean

Can you say Borg Collective? You will be assimilated!!  (See Star Trek TNG) 02-23-2013 4:16pm

The conversation seems to be centered around how this is pervasive (Borg) technology, but I think the really interesting thing here is that it may be a motivator to get people out *doing stuff*.  It's not going to appeal to the... more »The conversation seems to be centered around how this is pervasive (Borg) technology, but I think the really interesting thing here is that it may be a motivator to get people out *doing stuff*.  It's not going to appeal to the sedentary, it will appeal to the Go Pro (http://gopro.com/) "Be a Hero" types who want to share something amazing.  Like this Machu Pichu first-person perspective that focuses on binaural audio for better immersion (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0uGsAksBaY).  Could make for a fitter, more engaged human race rather than a Borg collective because everybody wants to show off! 02-24-2013 10:22pm

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Comment by Brian Alford

Or it will have the same impact FB does and make the rest of us feel inadequate and boring. 02-25-2013 7:07am

Got to see someone at a coffee shop in Juanita Village using google glass as a tester. While having his AM coffee, he had his lap top, cell phone AND was navigating with google glass all simultaneously..... | Will it really make us more efficient?... more »Got to see someone at a coffee shop in Juanita Village using google glass as a tester. While having his AM coffee, he had his lap top, cell phone AND was navigating with google glass all simultaneously..... | Will it really make us more efficient? Last month I was in SanFran and nearly got run over on the sidewalk with all the people texting while walking. Maybe I won't get run over next time? 05-02-2013 10:22pm

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Comment by Doris Piccinin

Oh no, they will still run you down!  I do think the point is to have access to everything without having to take your eyes off of anything.  I don't know how effective this will be.  I also think eventually we will... more »Oh no, they will still run you down!  I do think the point is to have access to everything without having to take your eyes off of anything.  I don't know how effective this will be.  I also think eventually we will have that kind of technology implanted in our retinas and will only "see" through the lens of an enhanced view.  See the new SyFy show "Continuum". 05-03-2013 4:04am

These are crazy but really cool we have came along way I wonder what gadgets they will come out with in the next 20 years. 06-15-2016 3:15pm

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