By Mark Sullivan, PCWorld:
Google’s stylish augmented reality glasses may extend the company’s powerful reach from the digital world into the real world, with some alarming implications.
Call me paranoid, but I think Google Glass is scary.
Sergey Brin’s live demonstration of Google Glass at the Google I/O Conference last month clearly showed that wearable, always-on, Web-connected computing technology is here now, and that it works. It’s coming from one of the wealthiest companies in the world, a company that might become a lot wealthier if Google Glass accomplishes in the physical realm what the Web browser has done for Google in the digital realm.
Let me explain. Google has amassed immense power by cataloging and analyzing the Internet, as well as selling ads there. They are masters of that universe. Like many other tech companies… Read more