Google Glass: first video user guide released - 01 May 2013
"Google has released an introductory video about its wearable Glass computer, showing how to use the touchpad, the timeline and share pictures...
The glasses, which are due to go on sale towards the end of this year, contain a battery, a tiny computer, a camera and a wireless link.
They give the wearer a “heads up display” which they can activate using simple voice or finger commands.
The wearable technology can shoot video, take pictures and broadcast whatever the user sees...
The user's every sight will be augmented with extra information, and everything recorded..." (telegraph.co.uk)
Glass How-to: Getting Started - "An introduction to the basics of Glass. Learn about the touchpad, the timeline and how to share through."
Google Glass: Why the gadget faces its biggest test-5 May 2014 - Article + Video
"Will Google Glass catch on? With a backlash in full swing, there may be one thing that threatens the technology’s adoption more than anything else,
argues Chris Baraniuk. And in the video above, BBC Click’s Spencer Kelly takes a look at how one airline is embracing the technology
while some other businesses would rather ban it."
Google Glass: is it a threat to our privacy? - 06 March 2013
"The tech giant's 'wearable computing' project is now being tested by volunteers, meaning you might already have been surreptitiously filmed and uploaded on to Google's servers. How worried should you be?"
"Young Guru, a record producer and D.J., at work in the music studio with Google Glass."
Is this the future of Google Glass?- 16 May 2013
"A digital creative agency has produced a video to show what users of the wearable computer Google Glass might be able to do with the technology in the future." (telegraph.co.uk)
SIGHT "This lesson is designed around a short film called Sight by Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo at Sight Systems, and the themes of gadgets and apps, augmented realities and the future."
Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Advanced (C1)
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Watching a short film and video, speaking