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Google To Glass Users: Don't Be A "Glasshole!"

  • Cnet, Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:19 PM
Google is investing ample resourses into Glass, so it doesn’t want a few “glassholes” -- people who use the headgear to annoying and/or creepy ends -- ruining it for everyone. Trying to curb such bad behavior, Google has released an etiquette guide for Glass “explorers,” i.e., beta-testers. “Respect others and if they have questions about Glass don’t get snappy,” Google suggests. In the words of CNet’s Chris Matyszczy: “Google is keen to help the nerds assimilate with the world as it sadly is.”

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  1. Paul Robinson from Viridian Development Corporation, February 19, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.

    I remember one time I had a camera in my hand when I was visiting a mens room and someone was creeped out by it. But I showed them I did not take any pictures of any people in the room; I was taking pictures of the room and the fixtures in order to capture the images of a restroom for a game I was doing. One time I was in a grocery store, and one of the employees came over. Same thing. I showed her I was not taking any pictures of any customers, I was taking pictures of the fruits and vegetables and the soda aisle for a Wikipedia article on soft drinks, one on fruit and one on vegetables. This is an example of being respectful of others.

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