SMOKE BREAK #1019: Highly Anticipated “Google Glass” Product Teased For Testing

February 20, 2013.


I’m totally besotted by this video. It depicts real-world footage from Google’s highly anticipated Glass, the camera-equipped eyeglasses that run on the Android operating system. It’s not because I’m a Google fanboy (I’m not), but rather because I’ve worn glasses every day for most of my life and I’m fucking sick of them. My spectacles do nothing at all except make me see better (and maybe amplify a pre-existing aura of physical weakness), and after seeing this video I know that that is no longer enough. I now require them to make phone calls, provide directions, take HD video on voice command (of whatever I see), and basically do all the things that Siri does. Because progress! And who doesn’t want to do trapeze and skydive? I do, that’s who. And I’d never lose my phone because my phone is on my face. So just take my money already.

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