The Google Glass feature no one is talking about

Just think: if a million Google Glasses go out into the world and start storing audio and video of the world around them, the scope of Google search suddenly gets much, much bigger, and that search index will include you.

via creativegood.com

Mark Hurst paints a fairly scary picture of Google indexing everything, everywhere, as we all become the Googlebot, indexing every conversation and taking photos and video of every building, person, and place around us.

In 2002, Paul Ford penned a famous jokey piece about the Googlebot in his shower but it seems with Google Glass, we’ve actually gotten there and I’m not sure that’s what you’d call progress.


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