Google Glass - Why not wear it constantly?

Today I was wearing glass around campus and most people I saw noticed the device and commented on it or said something, but a few people I didn’t know came up to me and just started asking about the glass.

I understand that glass is an exclusive beta product, however, at the same time, it seems to also cause some people to leave common sense in interacting with strangers behind. For instance, I was outside at a meeting and a stranger came up to me asking about glass, continuing to ask questions and want to see the device even after I and the person I was meeting with told the stranger that we were in a separate meeting. How often does a stranger come up to you when you’re in a meeting and continue to interrupt?

I often prefer not being approached and definitely don’t try to attract attention to myself. At this point, I feel that glass can have many specific uses and strengths, however, the software at this point and exclusivity make it more annoying to wear than to simply leave in my room and wear at lab or when I want to document something with glass or just experiment with it.

Personally, I’m excited for when glass becomes less ‘cool’ or exclusive - I don’t enjoy the attention it gives me for the small benefit it has for my everyday use.

samanthavictoria

Midtown intersection, NYC.
Watching the pace and flow of New York City from above is amazing. The constant stream of yellow taxis lining the avenues, the waves of pedestrians hurriedly crossing with the change of traffic signals, little figures disappearing into and emerging from the subway stations, the chorus of honking horns and sirens. It’s all so rhythmic and strangely soothing to watch.
Navid Baraty

Midtown intersection, NYC.

Watching the pace and flow of New York City from above is amazing. The constant stream of yellow taxis lining the avenues, the waves of pedestrians hurriedly crossing with the change of traffic signals, little figures disappearing into and emerging from the subway stations, the chorus of honking horns and sirens. It’s all so rhythmic and strangely soothing to watch.

Navid Baraty

Spring break project. Poem generators random stuff box.