Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Feb 2013 22:22 UTC
Google "Mobile phones may generate the fastest-growing segment of Google's revenue, but the experience of using them still bothers Google co-founder Sergey Brin. Speaking at the TED Conference today in Long Beach, Calif., Brin told the audience that smartphones are 'emasculating'. 'You're standing around and just rubbing this featureless piece of glass', he said." He's definitely right, but whether Glass is the answer, I don't know. The geek in me loves the technology, but I doubt its practicality.
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What's next from Google's founders?
by orfanum on Thu 28th Feb 2013 06:49 UTC
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A little while ago, Larry Page was wondering whether ebooks were really such a good thing.

Now Sergey Brin questions the effect of smartphones.

Will we soon see a joint statement that doubts the wisdom of ever networking computers?

They both turn 40 this year: mid-life crisis?

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