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Parody: Beware Pedestrians Wearing Google Glasses

Parody: Beware Pedestrians Wearing Google Glasses

Future Tense
The Citizen's Guide to the Future
April 5 2012 9:53 AM

Parody: Beware Pedestrians Wearing Google Glasses

That was quick. Very soon after Google publicly announced Project Glass, its long-rumored foray into interactive eyewear, a parody has surfaced. And like all good parodies, it contains a grain of truth.

We all know the dangers of texting and walking. (Exhibit: the woman so distracted by her phone, she fell into a mall's fountain.) Tom Scott thinks the situation will be even worse when the streets are filled with people sporting Google's augmented-reality glasses. Watch:

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