Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Mar 2013 10:44 UTC, submitted by Laurence
Hardware, Embedded Systems Steve Mann on his 35-year history building and wearing computerised eyewear. "Was it blind luck (pardon the expression) that I was wearing this vision-enhancing system at the time of the accident? Not at all: I have been designing, building, and wearing some form of this gear for more than 35 years." Glass has the potential to have a huge impact on the world - and just like with the advent of the mobile phone, people are afraid, cynical, and unable to see the possibly huge benefits of systems like this.
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by gan17 on Tue 5th Mar 2013 15:07 UTC
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...people are afraid ...

As a motorcyclist, I think I have the right to be somewhat afraid.

If you think the writer's exaggerating, then you haven't seen how dangerously the average soccer mum in her stupid ugly vehicle (suv) drives in normal, non-distracted conditions yet.

Edited 2013-03-05 15:08 UTC

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