Have you checkedyour privacysettings lately?Image: Martin Magdalene (Flickr)
Image: Yogendra174 (Flickr)We already live in a world where the boundaries of what’sprivate and what’s public are meltingSource: Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy?
Image: keepingtime_ca (Flickr)Where does all this data go?
Image: Philip Taylor PT(Flickr)Google would use this breakthrough in datacollection to sell to corporations in orderto serve the ultimate goal ofmaking money
What about the social impact?Image: Joris_Louwes (Flickr)
Image: Search Engine People Blog (Flickr) Source: Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy?“Your one-on-one conversation withsomeone wearing Google Glass islikely to be annoying, because youllsuspect that you dont have theirundivided attention.” - Mark Hurst
Image: vonSchnauzer (Flickr)Google Glass hasthe potential tomake us moreinwardly focusedand less prone totake part in real-lifeconversations.Source: What Will Google Glass Do to Our Brains?
Image: Lnk.Si (Flickr) Source: What Will Google Glass Do to Our Brains?A study by researchers at the University of NorthCarolina at Chapel Hill found thatthe vagus nerve — which connects the heart and thebrain — was negatively affected by a lack of face-to-face communication.
Is it possiblefor ourtechnologicallydriven, shortattention spans toget any shorter?Image: espensorvik (Flickr)
Such distraction is a big risk with Google Glass.Simply put, the human brain lacks a robustparallel processing system.Image: Donald Lee Pardue (Flickr)
Image: Jhaymesisviphotography (Flickr)Polled 2,462 middle andhigh school teachers, 87%report that thesetechnologies are creating "aneasily distracted generationwith short attention spans"Source: Texting, TV and Tech Trashing Childrens Attention Spans
…and 64% say that digital technologies "do more todistract students than to help them academically."Image: Renato Ganoza (Flickr) Source: Texting, TV and Tech Trashing Childrens Attention Spans
What will this latest potential gadget do forour generation?
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