The Great Google Glass Experiment Is Fucked

Kevin Montgomery · 11/17/14 02:30PM

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.

Even Comic-Con Has Banned Google Glass

Kevin Montgomery · 07/24/14 01:50PM

It's a bad sign when your futuristic face computer is so universally hated that a conference full of Iron Man fanboys bans its presence.

A Lesson In Google Glass Etiquette

Nitasha Tiku · 03/31/14 01:15PM

Guests of the Stanford Court hotel in Nob Hill are greeted with a rug exclaiming #HELLO! (hashtag included.) Here and there in the lobby, iPad kiosks languish at just below hip-level. No one interacts with them. The first floor is riddled with these kind of flourishes, implanted awkwardly into what was once your average Marriott.

Glasshole Lies About Recording Bar Patrons on TV

Sam Biddle · 03/14/14 10:00AM

Sarah Slocum, a San Francisco resident, social nightmare, and self-professed cyborg hate crime victim, is also a liar. Watch her on local TV, describing the bar she recorded with her face computer, as she denies recording with her face computer.