Google Gets Dystopian: "Google Glasses" and the Surveillance State
Showcased this week at Google’s tech I/O, in something PC Mag called “the most kickass tech demo ever,” the company’s co-founder Sergey Brin orchestrated a conference call on Google Plus with skydivers, BMX bikers and rock climbers, all wearing Google Glass so the audience could see what was going on in real time. And indeed it was impressive. Here’s video of how they put the stunt together, soundtracked to feelgood temp control with a song by the band We Were Promised Jetpacks. The subtext: Google Glass is our jetpack.