Social Impact of Google Glass

google glassSo I’ve been wearing my google glass around Microsoft’s main campus and throughout my life. Normally, people are interested and, if anything, come and want to check them out. However, I finally this past week experienced open discrimination or even a mild harassment of sorts.

Don’t get excited, it’s not like Microsoft is not doing the same sort of thing with their own version or other companies like Meta building glasses that are much more interesting then google glass. It’s just Glass was first to market in terms of social impact and visibility that the common person is aware of it. Continue reading

Episode 15 – Google Glass, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

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In this episode I talk about my new awesome google glasses, how cool they are and where they are going in terms of what will happen in the market place and their impact and then I answer a few question about Big Data and why AI is heading to Big Data and what Big Data can mean. As we hit the end of this year and slate other computer sales slows more products like Glass (see http://glass.google.com/ ) or SpaceGlass (see https://www.spaceglasses.com/ ) will start becoming commercially viable which will be part of new classes of mobile computing devices that will become increasingly popular.

Episode 12: The Apotheosis of Google

Apotheosis of Google

Apotheosis of Google

Really the power of Google is starting to be a bit scary and awesome at the same time and with Kurzweil it is just orders of magnitude getting more powerful and when the backend servers at Google can hold a conversation in English and can’t tell its not a human, how much longer before it decides it is a deity? the birth of AGI… this could be good and horribly bad at the same time depending on how you look at it.  🙂

Here are a few related links:

www.google.com
http://www.pandia.com/sw-2004/16-god.html – The Church of Google

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