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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RE: Comment by gan17
by darknexus on Tue 5th Mar 2013 20:46 UTC in reply to "Comment by gan17"
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"...people are afraid ...

As a motorcyclist, I think I have the right to be somewhat afraid.
And as a pedestrian, I think I have even more cause to be afraid. Anyone who hasn't seen how inconsiderate the average motorcyclist can be when it comes to obeying traffic signals could use a wake-up call. Agree with you on the SUVs though, and not saying you are an inconsiderate cyclist, but felt the need to point out that bikers can be just as prickish.

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