Over the past few weeks, Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and other Google employees have been wearing Google Glasses out in public. This does not take into account their myriad of talk show appearances.
When Brin recently appeared on The Gavin Newsom Show, he was controlling the glasses on Newsom from a track pad on the side. Wired reports:
In the video, Brin navigates the system via a touchpad on the right side of the headset behind the display. He slides his finger forward and back to locate a photo he took of Gavin Newsom with the contraption. He then places the headset on Newsom’s face, and continues to [...]
As the founder of a company whose publicly assumed goal is to make the world’s information universally accessible and useful, Google’s Sergey Brin doesn’t have very nice things to say about Big G’s competitors and other Internet players. Convinced that there are “very powerful forces lined up against the open Internet on all sides and around the world”, Brin revealed in an interview with The Guardian that he’s now more worried than he’s ever been in the past. In his own words, it’s a scary world out there.
Echoing the sentiments that Larry Page, Google’s other founder and the company’s current CEO, has evoked in another interview last week, Brin warned [...]
As I wrote a couple of days ago, the Google Glass(es) wearable computer is in the prototype development stage. Since then, some more information has unfolded on the groundbreaking technology, which I consider worthy of sharing with you.
Firstly, the original name for the project, whilst it was under development at the secretive Google X labs, was “Project Wingfront” . However, as tidbits of information on the glasses started leaking to the public, Google needed a more general purpose name and chose Project Glass. Apparently, this decision was made in the past month, which ties in with the sudden rush of public interest regarding the project.