Essay Google Glass is an Example of Flawed Technology

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When you think of technology, you would think of how great it is to exist in a world full of technology, or how great technology is in all its wonders. You imagine what the next advancement of technology would be, or look like. You may probably not be able to imagine the next advancement of technology, as it is already great the way it is. Well, I’m sorry to say that technology is not all cupcakes, rainbows, and hugs. If you are a tech lover, please disregard this article. Read at your own will. Also, I would like to clarify that I am not anti-technology, but only simply showcasing that other side of technology. The side that is full of flaws that become ways to ruin human life, and the world. Today, I will talk about a new device called …show more content…

When people are wearing their Google Glass in their daily lives (they really do), they forget about their surroundings that lead to misunderstandings. For example, when you are walking down the street with your Google Glass on the corner of your right eye, you stop paying attention to where you are going are getting the latest Twitter, or Facebook notification. Then, you bump into people, and you don’t even bother saying sorry, because you are more interested in Lady Gaga’s latest Tweet, or that new photo upload from your friend on Facebook that just can’t wait. You become so interested in the virtual world that you prioritize it over what constitutes society. You wouldn’t care to stop to help that old man that you just tripped after bumping into him. The Internet is just too great to leave it for a moment, and that it is worth being a GLASS-h**e to other people. Next, Google Glass equals loss of human interaction. When someone is wearing a pair of Google Glass, it is impossible, and frustrating to have a one-on-one conversation. It is irritating enough to have people take out their phones, and start typing when you are talking. Imagine when their eyes wander off somewhere, and that they are no longer paying attention to what you have to say. This would only result into further misunderstandings, broken relationships, and bad reputations. Then, we have the factor of mobility that opens even more doors to

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