Resistance is Futile

“People who constantly reach into a pocket to check a smartphone for bits of information will soon have another option: a pair of Google-made glasses that will be able to stream information to the wearer’s eyeballs in real time.” [NYT]

15 comments:

3:43 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

Great for reading the Washington Post online.

4:37 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

Cool, can I get a pair for driving?

4:41 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

Reminds me of that ST:TNG episode where Wesley gets addicted to an eyeball-streaming video game, gets the crew hooked, and everything goes to hell.

Besides, it won’t stop people from falling over or running into walls.

4:47 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@matador1015: Since Wesley was supposed to be the audience’s surrogate character in order to psychologically identify with the action onscreen, does that mean that we all wanted to strangle ourselves?

5:12 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@¡Andrew!: alt.wesley.crusher.die.die.die

Whoops! Usenet flashback.

5:23 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

Hey RML, pretty tough town you’ve got there: http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s2506830.shtml

5:24 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@¡Andrew!: I hated that dweeb, and wasn’t keen on his Mom either.

5:25 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@nojo: Oh hey, I finished Lost. I actually liked* the finale; it was an elegant and appropriate way to wrap up the series and say goodbye to the characters.

*Yes, I realize that serious Losties will sic Smokey on my azz for that.

5:28 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@Dodgerblue: Really? I would’ve thought that Dr. Bev was your type.

Were you more of a Counselor Troi guy? She had all them extra-sensory perceptions–especially in crowded elevators.*

*Stole it from MAD Magazine.

5:42 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@¡Andrew!: You nailed it, Andrew. We could talk 7 of 9, but that was another show.

5:47 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@Dodgerblue: She was packin’ way more than nanoprobes.

“Two snaps and a clap for a body like that,” thus quoteth Salt ‘n Pepa.

5:47 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

Yes, and cats can fly.

6:11 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

All of this is making me nostolgic for a simpler time, before the premise for They Live became a plausible explanation for the current state of society.

7:21 pm • Wednesday • February 22, 2012

@Dodgerblue: We don’t fuck around, ese.

1:43 am • Friday • February 24, 2012

Reminds me of an item from the Onion: “New law prohibits Kaleidoscoping while driving.”

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