When I first was picked for the #ifihadglass contest, my instinct seemed to be the same as most people I’ve seen: head to NYC for pickup. However, my partner on the mission (Mike Novilla of NOVA 535) had other ideas: we were California bound. Having never been farther west than New Mexico, I knew we were in for an adventure. Given the short window to confirm our pickup, we scrambled to make arrangements, and when the day finally arrived, we jumped on the plane and chased the setting sun.
Glass is all about sharing personal experiences, which is why I’m sitting on a beautiful porch at the top of a mountain in Montecito, watching Ron White and Margo Rey try Glass out for the first time. Margo, an admitted technophile, tries them first, and lights up as the screen comes on. “Oh, cool!” She instantly begins navigating through the Timeline, intuitively swiping back and forth, and testing out the voice commands. After a minute or two, she hands them to Ron to try. The light comes on, and he cracks that million dollar smile. “Oh man, that’s cool.” I’m in heaven; I’ve just shown two of my favorite performing artists Glass, and they flat out love it.
Today was really the first time I was constantly stopped by folks because I was wearing Glass. The past two weeks at work since I have gotten them have been a few folks asking what they were but today at the Space City Con (a local Sci-Fi convention) Glass got the recognition I expected. Are Those […]
The next phase of Google Glass’ plans for expansion prior to 2014’s consumer release came via email today. Ryan Mott got a gmail letting him know he could invite a friend to the Glass Explorer program. There are several caveats to that invite, the person must pick up in NYC, LA or SF be a […]