Google Glass went on limited beta release this week, with a few customers allowed to use the technology for 24 hours.
While I’m still iffy about the idea of having a smartphone on my head, it sure seems like wearing a pair of Google Glasses will enhance any momentous occasion.
Because in the case of YouTube comic Derrick Hannan, St. Paddy’s Day sure seemed like one hell of a ride.
I don’t want to ruin what goes down for him.
But if his adventure is any indication of how Google Glasses works when under the influence, I don’t think Hannan will be asked to test any more technology Google comes out with in the near future…
In case you haven’t heard, Google Glasses are the new big thing. They’re essentially wearable smartphones, because apparently it’s too hard to carry one in your pocket. The glasses can help you navigate to a new cafe, enable a video call with a friend or allow you to take a photo — just by a simple command.
Oh and here’s what different celebrities would look like wearing Google Glasses:
I have to admit that Google Glasses look pretty epic, but one thing I wondered about was whether they’d be a distraction while walking down the street. We get distracted enough looking at our cell phones, what if parts of our vision were actually blocked by an app?
With that in mind, here’s the parody that Google never wanted you to see.