Long before it was a gleam in Sergey Brin’s eye, Thad Starner was sporting a bulky, comparatively prehistoric version of what would ultimately become Google Glass.
Starner introduced wearable computing to MIT in 1993; he now has two decades of experience in computer-aided perception. His accoutrements got the attention of Brin and Google co-founder Larry Page back in 1998, who later made him the technical lead manager on Glass
Now that Google Glass is poised to become a mainstream product, Starner (second from right, above, in a photo from 1996) reflected on some of the benefits and limitations of wearable computing. He claims that wearable computing has made him calmer, more creative and a better conversationalist Read more…More about Tech, Gadgets, Mobile, and Google Glass
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