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Wearable tech and understanding the concerns over user’s own data

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DEVICES: Glass, watches, all sorts of so-called wearable technology, appear to be around the corner – but whilst a lot of debate around privacy is concentrated on what users might do with the data they capture, there are equally fundamental questions about a user’s existing information flowing through such devices. Read the full story on The Guardian.

“Even in San Francisco, a dude wearing Google Glass looks like a dick,” a friend observed on Facebook last weekend.

That neatly sums up one of the barriers to wearable technology and all that it implies: are we ready to get so intimate with technology that we’re prepared to wear it?

While Google Glass is a proof-of-concept device, it points the way to a paradigm that will become increasingly part of our lives.

Read the full story on The Guardian

NB: Google Glass brain image via Shutterstock.

Original author: Tnooz - Talking Other Tech
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