Google Glass — The First Week

Blake Krone from Digital Lifestyle comments on Google’s new eyewear:

It’s been a week since I flew to Google’s NYC offices located at Chelsea Square to pickup my Google Glass. Back in March I put out at simple tweet to enter the #ifihadglass contest that @ProjectGlass was holding to be selected as a Glass Explorer.

Now unfortunately since that initial tweet back on February 20th Google has pulled facial recognition from the possible uses of Glass so part of my idea is gone, but part remains. I’m still investigating ways to ID a person, such as NFC or other RFID type technologies, to make my idea a reality. But you need to start somewhere so I started at the ground level, just using the device for the past week and getting a feel for it and here are my thoughts.

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Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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