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Google Glass: the world’s worst surveillance device.

Google Glass: the world’s worst surveillance device.:

Starner has worked with Google on the Glass project since early in the design process. He told me privacy has been a goal from the start, and the team intentionally built in “social cues” like the glow of the video screen to alert people that the device is active.

Stuff like this reveals how much a part of design process privacy concerns are these days. The media constantly pretends tech companies don’t care but it’s not that simple, they are smarter than that.

Google Glass: the world’s worst surveillance device.:

Starner has worked with Google on the Glass project since early in the design process. He told me privacy has been a goal from the start, and the team intentionally built in “social cues” like the glow of the video screen to alert people that the device is active.

Stuff like this reveals how much a part of design process privacy concerns are these days. The media constantly pretends tech companies don’t care but it’s not that simple, they are smarter than that.

By Max Tatton-Brown

Max Tatton-Brown is founder and MD of Augur, and has written for publications including the Guardian, Sifted and TechCrunch.

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