Just over two years ago, Google's Sergey Brin was on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week, taking a bow following fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg's Google Glass-studded show. Back then, Google Glass was riding a high wave of positive press: The New York Times proposed it was "the future of technology" and fashion critic Vanessa Friedman mused that Glass was "the next big accessory." But Glassholes have since turned face computing into a social malfunction, and now Reuters is reporting the project's future is in jeopardy.
Google is launching a new collection of frames and shades for Google Glass, designed by fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg. The DVF | Made for Glass collection looks more like regular spectacles than previous iterations—even if the titanium and shield frames are decidedly retro. Just one problem: there appears to be a computing protrusion jutting out from the corner?