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The Google Glass feature no one is talking about — Creative Good

The Google Glass feature no one is talking about — Creative Good
(Also: en français, en español, 简体中文, 繁體中文, На русском, in het nederlands, em Português) Google Glass might change your life, but not in the way you think. There’s something else Google Glass makes possible that no one – no one – has talked about yet, and so today I’m writing this blog post to describe it. To read the raving accounts of tech journalists who Google commissioned for demos, you’d think Glass was something between a jetpack and a magic wand: something so cool, so sleek, so irresistible that it must inevitably replace that fading, pitifully out-of-date device called the smartphone. Sergey Brin himself said as much yesterday, observing that it is “emasculating” to use a smartphone, “rubbing this featureless piece of glass.” Like every other shiny innovation these days, Google Glass will live or die solely on the experience it creates for people. Except for the awkward physical design, the experience of using Google Glass has won high praise from reviewers. I’m still not done. Related:  Anti Google GlassTechnology

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Technology Innovation: To Whom It May Concern: Home matches and challenges I love presenting to techies – they’re my folks, and speaking with them and exchanging ideas comes as naturally to me as gathering around the kitchen table with the family and shooting the breeze. (Recent SAP Inside Track Netherlands in Eindhoven, organized by the fabulous Twan van den Broek and others, where I hosted two sessions, was such an event.) I also love a challenge – so it’s nice to present to a crowd where it’s not necessarily a home match. A difficult audience The most recent instance, which prompted me to write this blog post, was just yesterday. They aren’t technologists and don’t care much for technology as such, but as product owners of the suite of SAP-based business applications my employer creates, they prioritize all change requests to the applications suite and decide which features will be implemented, and in which release. I, on the other hand, am 100% a technologist and technology strategist. What technology means to non-techie audiences

Bento Laptop Tablet Hybrid by René Woo-Ram Lee Bento is quite an exceptional and forward thinking concept by René Woo-Ram Lee. It’s quite a plausible scenario that most of use/own a tablet, a PC, external hard drives and a smartphone. Now combine the power of these to have fully customizable Bento Laptop! Laptop with 15″ OLED screen11″ tablet and 4″ phone sit in shallow depressionsSolar powered lithium-ion battery1TB SSD drive Designer: René Woo-Ram Lee The Fujitsu branding is evident and rightly so, the concept is a part of the Fujitsu Design Award that is organized by Designboom. Thirty-Five Arguments Against Google Glass Google Glass is a snazzy set of specs that will part the Red Sea if you tap it from the right angle. It aims to fuse smartphones and computers into a hands-free user experience more pleasurable than sex, religion, and world domination combined. Glass is not yet on the market, but the news of its existence cut a hew through Mountain View with the strident fife of an unpaid piper wooing unsuspecting kids into a dark cave. It inspired Google co-founder Sergey Brin to publicly announce that he felt less male with the thick tools that came before. Some wondered why Brin didn’t just hold hard to his smartphone and slam down shots every Friday night like the rest of America. Brin was good enough to describe his new instrument to the Wall Street Journal last September: They are, uh, a new form of computing, uh, that’s designed to really free you. Here are thirty-five arguments against Google Glass: ARGUMENT ONE It could destroy whatever shreds of privacy we have left.

SAP's Big Mobile Plan SAP, the enterprise software company, has a crazy ambition. It wants to get a billion people using its software by 2015. That's about double the footprint the company has now—and a lofty goal for a company that, despite its reach into the innards of businesses, is hardly a household name. The plan largely rests in the hands of Sanjay Poonen, who heads the company's mobile division and is also responsible for its analytics, database, and technology products. Poonen talked with Business Insider this week and told us how SAP's going to do it: mobile apps, mobile apps, and more mobile apps, with a little cloud mixed in. Just to give that billion-user goal some context: Apple has sold about a half a billion iPhones and iPads so far, although at the rate it is selling them, it should hit the billion mark by 2015, too. Still, it's one thing for the beloved gadget maker to get a billion mobile customers. So here's the plan: SAP is revamping a lot of its enterprise apps to run on mobile devices.

T3's top 10 hot gadgets of 2013 - and not an Apple in sight Apple has been excluded from a list of the top 10 gadgets for 2013. The Hot 100 list highlights gadgets rated the most wanted in the world by tech magazine T3,. Apple - which has previously topped the list on three separate occasions – fails to make the top 10 for the first time since 2009. Its highest-ranking product is the iPad mini in 15th place. 3D printers top the list for their “life-changing potential” with food printing already taking place and clothes, drugs and even mobile phones expected to be printable in the next 10 years. Samsung leads the way for smartphones, with the Samsung Galaxy S4 coming in at number two. This year’s list also sees a number of projects from Kickstarter - the world’s largest funding platform for creative ideas - getting recognition. 2013 is shaping up to be a big year for gaming, with the Sony PlayStation 4 coming in at number three and a raft of gaming products featured in the Hot 100. Here are the top 10 gadgets of 2013, as chosen by T3. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6.

The Borg Complex Case Files UPDATE: See the Borg Complex primer here. “Resistance is futile.” This is what the Borg, of Star Trek fame, announces to its victims before it proceeds to assimilate their biological and technological distinctiveness. It is also what many tech gurus and pundits announce to their audiences as they dispense their tech-guru-ish wisdom. They don’t quite use those words,of course, but they might as well. I first wrote about the Borg Complex last June in response to an article on technology and religion which confidently announced that “religion will have to adapt.” Using this same article as a specimen, I identified six tell-tale symptoms of a Borg Complex. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. These symptoms may occur singly or in some combination, and they may range form milder to more hysterical manifestations. An interesting case of the Borg Complex was on display in a Huffington Post interview of Evernote CEO, Phil Libin. “It’s going to seem barbaric to not have that stuff.” And perhaps it may be so.

Will Apple's Tacky Software-Design Philosophy Cause A Revolt? By now it’s almost inevitable given the company’s track record: No matter what Apple unveils tomorrow at the Yerba Buena Center (an iPad Mini? iPhone 5?), pundits will herald the company for its innovative thinking and bold hardware design. But the elephant in the room will be Apple’s software, which many inside the company believe has evolved for the worse in the last few years. Despite consistently glowing reviews from critics and consumers alike, iOS and OS X, Apple’s operating systems which tie Macs and iPads and iPhones together, have rubbed some the wrong way in recent years with their design directions. "Visual Masturbation" What’s skeuomorphism? In software, skeuomorphism can be traced back to the visual metaphors designers created to translate on-screen applications before users were accustomed to interacting with computer software: virtual folders to store your documents, virtual Rolodexes to store contacts. Inside Apple, tension has brewed for years over the issue.

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