19/10/13 05:19 Filed in: #technology | #philosophy
reports on a patent
application made by Google in 2011 and flagged by Engadget
on 15th October this year, that would allow uses of a wearable ‘head-mounted display’ (HMD) to make hand gestures to initiate applicable actions. The HMD in question is most obviously GoogleGlass
and the patent makes specific reference to to gestures that include a heart, to like
and automatically share life and images with definable social networks. This is cool! But at what future cost… Read More...
04/10/13 00:25 Filed in: #life | #lifestyle
From the home page
'Imagine that 'sight' is a limited resource. It is made available to each of us for just one year between our twenty-first and twenty-second birthdays. All of our existence up to the age of twenty-one is spent in (what sighted people imagine as) darkness and we will return to that same darkness forever on reaching the age of twenty-two. On returning to the darkness we will remember nothing of what we have seen. Importantly, all these facts are known to us.' Read More...