"Google Glasses will impact societal behavior from the moment they arrive. As soon as you see them, you’re aware that you might be filmed. People don’t like being filmed. Yes, every smartphone can record you and take pictures. But you know when this is happening. It isn’t a constant feeling that everyone around you is filming you from every angle. You see them when they do it. Google Glasses are different. More than just photos and filming, what happens to this data?"
— Is Google Glass Bad for Society? (via world-shaker)
"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
— R. Buckminster Fuller (via salmonbits)
"You know the flying car the future promised us? Two different companies — one in the United States and one in Netherlands — announced yesterday that they had just completed first flights in two vehicles that could become the first commercially available flying cars."
After Two Test Flights, The Race Toward A Flying Car Is On (via npr)
My inner 12-year-old rejoices. My outer 33-year old says:
1. I’ll believe it when I see it.
2. This creates far more problems than it solves.
"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently."
— Henry Ford (via thelittlephilosopher)
(Source: absea, via mings)