I have always said there was something creepy about Google, in fact when former CEO Eric Schmidt announced while being questioned about Google’s secretiveness and their obsessive collecting of users private data that the company aimed to go as close to creepy as possible without crossing the line I blogged, “Eric, Google crossed the line long ago.”
Page and Brin, those two semi autistic nerds who formed the internet search company were always control freaks on a quest for world domination.
Google’s latest offering is wearable technology, or Project Glass which aims to keep you looking at internet pages (and Google ads) whle you are out shopping, driving your car, walking in the countryside, shagging, drinking with your friends or having a dump. These people have gone beyond creepy and even past fuck off creepy (yeah, we know we’re creepy and that’s how we like it so fuck off), they are now into super – concentrated fuck-the-fucking-fuck-off creepy territory.
By overlaying information into a heads-up display (i.e. one lens of a pairt of glasses), users can access an Android OS while going about their normal daily activities (like driving in heavy traffic). A new promotional video shows happy Californians (who else) browsing the web while skydiving, watching a gig and having flying lessons (WTF? they are people up there flying planes and watching YouPorn at the same time? I wanna leave this planet now!), and all the time having their ‘experience’ enriched by hands-free image and video capture.
Fifteen million views in its first week on YouTube show that the Google augmented reality glasses have overtaken the equally stupid, intrusive and fascistic iWatch as the most coveted piece of wearable technology that you can’t own yet.
When do we start killing these dangerous nerds?
Second Technology Bubble Has Burst
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