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The Daily Show Articulates Everything Wrong With Glassholes

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Jason Jones interviewed six advocates of Google Glass—those $1,500 cell phones for you face—on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show. Google has tried to ease the consuming public into a future where everyone's comfortable with a computer attached to their eyeballs, even getting the fashion world in on its game. As Jones illustrates, maybe the company would have an easier go at it if the early-adopters weren't so astonishingly obtuse about how Google Glass makes everyone around them feel.

The segment touches on the following Glasshole tendencies: They call themselves "explorers" because Google calls them explorers, refer to face-camera-related abuses as "hate crimes," and say "interfacing between you and the real world" instead of making eye-contact. (Disclaimer: Certainly not all Glassholes are this Glasshole-y. Certainly. It would be a hate crime to assume as much.) See the first season of Silicon Valley for a more in-depth understanding of this emerging creature.
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