I'm soooo onboard with this post. (*You REALLY have to go and read the whole post) I do want to say though that Google Glass is like when you really think about if there were superheroes wouldn't they address global issues in-between super-villain threats.
..here is a company with untold billions and influence and the greatest thing it can come up with are some cool glasses that let people look at twitter without using their phone. Awesome. Nice legacy.
"The hallmark of revolution is that the goals of the revolutionaries cannot be contained by the institutional structure of the society they live in. As a result, either the revolutionaries are put down, or some of those institutions are transmogrified, replaced, or simply destroyed. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."