Liz Gannes

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West Virginia May Ban Google Glass-ing While Driving

West Virginia legislators proposed a bill on Friday aimed at Google Glass that would ban using a wearable computer with a head-mounted display while driving a car. What’s ironic is Google is building the device to try to distract people less than smartphones already do. But that still may be too much for lawmakers. Either way it’s a smart stunt to get out ahead of upcoming outcry, just like the Seattle bar that preemptively banned Glass.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus