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  1. 1. Image: Robert Scoble (Flickr)The Implicationsof Google GlassBy: JamesCochrane
  2. 2. Image: shoutabyss (Flickr)Technology is onthe brink of anothermassivespreading of abreakthrough product…
  3. 3. Image: loiclemeur (Flickr)Google Glassis the mosthotlyanticipatednew arrivalin “wearablecomputing”Source: Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy?
  4. 4. Image: Yutaka Tsutano (Flickr)A revolutionary devicethat can:- Record videos- Take pictures- Stream live- Answer questions- Give directions- Voice message- Translate voiceAll hands-free!
  5. 5. Image: Stefan Baudy (Flickr)Despite the innovation, Google is still facing a lot of questions……concerning privacy, social impacts and health concerns.
  6. 6. Image: hyku (Flickr)For Google, “privacy” means “what you’ve agreed to”
  7. 7. Have you checkedyour privacysettings lately?Image: Martin Magdalene (Flickr)
  8. 8. 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?
  9. 9. Image: keepingtime_ca (Flickr)Where does all this data go?
  10. 10. Image: Philip Taylor PT(Flickr)Google would use this breakthrough in datacollection to sell to corporations in orderto serve the ultimate goal ofmaking money
  11. 11. What about the social impact?Image: Joris_Louwes (Flickr)
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. 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?
  14. 14. 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.
  15. 15. Is it possiblefor ourtechnologicallydriven, shortattention spans toget any shorter?Image: espensorvik (Flickr)
  16. 16. Such distraction is a big risk with Google Glass.Simply put, the human brain lacks a robustparallel processing system.Image: Donald Lee Pardue (Flickr)
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. …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
  19. 19. What will this latest potential gadget do forour generation?
  20. 20. CreditsAll images are licensed under the CreativeCommons Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0Agreement and sourced from Flickr.
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