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Re: Socializing
« on: April 08, 2013, 09:36:58 am »
To the other end of the spectrum. I can only imagine is Google Glasses will bring a perfect storm... and I don't mean in a good way. People love their gadgets and pictures are really taking off.

People today are already lacking in etiquette with smart phones. Google Glasses will only make it worse.

Watch where you point your head! Google Glass begs for new etiquette

It's reasonable that Google Glass the futuristic headgear from the search engine giant will be banned in places that ban cameras. It's also understandable that people will be uncomfortable around a gadget that can snap photos, chime in with messages and cause untold other social disruptions.

So it's at least some small comfort that the first people to get the invention the so-called "Glass Explorers" are already thinking of ways to make it less of a social stigma, before it becomes widely available at the end of 2013.

"We're going to have to work it out as a society, as we always do," said Noble Ackerson, a member of the Explorers. "When we first had cellphones, there were certain rules that we now take for granted. Like not answering a call during dinner or something like that. Or in a meeting you wouldn't get up and start talking. We have that understanding with cellphones."

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