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He said the device can be inappropriate at times

Google's Eric Schmidt admitted that his company's new glasses may not be appropriate in all situations, and that talking to them can even be a little "weird."

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said that talking to Google Glass, the company's latest augmented-reality glasses, is "the weirdest thing" while speaking to Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government on Thursday.

"There are obviously places where Google Glasses are inappropriate," said Schmidt, referring to the fact that only those wearing the glasses can see presented information.

While it can be annoying to spend time with a person who keeps their face buried in their smartphone or seemingly talking to themselves via Bluetooth, Google Glass could be considered rude in common settings. For instance, two people could be engaging in conversation and making eye contact, but the Google Glass wearer could actually be looking at information presented on their glasses.

Talking out loud to Google Glass in certain settings could be rude and confusing to others, as well.

Google Glass is being offered to early adopters right now for a steep price of $1,500.

While Schmidt thinks Google Glass can be a bit weird, Google co-founder Sergey Brin feels the exact opposite. At the TED stage in February, Brin said that Google Glass was the way we're meant to react with other people. 

"When we started Google 15 years ago, my vision was that information would come to you as you need it," said Brin. "You wouldn't have to search query at all."

Source: Reuters

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RE: Birth Control Glasses
By nafhan on 4/26/2013 6:12:32 PM , Rating: 5
Life tip: pursuing women who strongly dislike your interests WILL leave you miserable in the long run. Trying to change yourself to meet people will just make it so you meet people you don't really like being with.

RE: Birth Control Glasses
By Lord 666 on 4/26/13, Rating: 0
RE: Birth Control Glasses
By shabby on 4/27/2013 10:41:20 PM , Rating: 3
Lets hope her finger doesn't slip by "accident" at the range...

RE: Birth Control Glasses
By Paj on 4/29/2013 8:16:04 AM , Rating: 1
At true master is secure enough in themselves that they don't feel the need to mold anyone to anything.

Obviously I dont know either of you, but maybe your wife just wants you to be happy.

Shame that you cant seem to do the same for her.

RE: Birth Control Glasses
By BRB29 on 4/29/13, Rating: 0
RE: Birth Control Glasses
By djcameron on 4/27/2013 1:36:43 PM , Rating: 3
Yep, and others won't like it if you're wearing these things and they're wondering if you're paying attention, or surfing porn.
Note to nerds: Women like it when you pay them attention. Anything that you have on you that might distract said attention will be considered a huge negative.

RE: Birth Control Glasses
By inighthawki on 4/27/2013 4:30:11 PM , Rating: 2
I'm actually wondering why this got rated down, it's very true. People like when they know you're paying attention to them, especially women.

RE: Birth Control Glasses
By nafhan on 4/29/2013 10:33:16 AM , Rating: 2
Agreed. Ignoring people is NOT a good way to make or maintain a relationship.

RE: Birth Control Glasses
By umbiquous on 5/1/2013 6:22:28 PM , Rating: 2
It is not about the time spent sharing interests , the nerds are only after one thing,.... to lose their virginity, who needs conversation other than that necessary to get the hot chicks to take your virginity.

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