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Through Google’s Project Glass, darkly: the dangers of augmented reality glasses

Google drew a massive response, both positive and negative, when it debuted its new Project Glass augmented reality glasses yesterday. This being the internet, it took less than 24 hours for some clever sod to cook up a parody video.

Like a lot of folks, we thought the concept behind the project was awesome, and the video made it look seamless and futuristic. And this being Google, they put the concept in front of folks before it was ready to release to the public, allowing plenty of time for feedback, or in this case, comedic abuse.

Nokia actually released a video for a strikingly similar pair of augmented reality glasses two years ago. Hopefully Google will have better luck. Anyway, enjoy the video!