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A Google Hangout of a different sort took place at its London offices yesterday. And, neatly fulfilling quite a few of our expectations of the Choc Factory, we ogled tech while milling around a real chocolate fountain. Making conversation Google Glass style Making conversation Google Glass style: record it so you can enjoy it …

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But what freebies did you get?

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Couple of USB flash drives and a mouse mat, surely.

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Everlasting Nexus 5?

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Coat

Make it so...

Getting Google Glass to fit comfortably on existing spectacles can be a challenge

And even more challenging may be not to look like Geordie La Forge with an NHS visor...

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I find it interesting "wearing Google Glass makes you look an idiot" type posts.

Surely not as much of an idiot as sucking a blue glowing sonic screwdriver that delivers a nicotene puff..

Or it that socially acceptable? if so, who decides what's socially acceptable, and what's not? The company with the deepest astroturfing pockets?

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Aww

Here I was thinking you'd gotten into a Google datacenter and had photographic evidence that the underpants gnomes and Nessie were inside.

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Re: Aww

Nessie is here.

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Body language

I can see that the woman in the first pic is not at all bothered by a large bloke wearing Glass.

Oh wait...

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Re: Body language

Wearing glass. Sounds like a euphemism.

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Who told him bright baby blue was a good color for spectacles? At least the other woman's white glasses are a bit less LOOK AT ME and coordinated with the rest of her outfit.

I assume the boat rudder behind the ear houses the battery and is intended to counterweight the camera? It's ugly as sin.

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Re: Body language

That's because they're holding it wrong - clearly the whole thing goes behind the ear...

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Daily Show Reviewed the Google Glass

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClvI9fZaz6M

spot on.

I especially like the bit about explorers.

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Re: Daily Show Reviewed the Google Glass

That has set me up for the day's work ahead. Ta.

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Glass

So, creeps can film women's breasts without the need to actually stare in person.

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“Open Channel D”

While I loved the Man from U.N.C.L.E. reference — it was my favorite show as a kid (until Star Trek came along) — this is a wristwatch, not a mechanical pencil. Something like "Hemlock Holmes calling Dick Tracy" (2:35), or vice versa (0:05), would be much more appropriate:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZesZiTGaEM

(And if he'd been talking into the heel of his shoe, . . .)

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