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At this point, for privacy reasons, a facial recognition app is still rumored and spoken of in hushed tones.
However, it's hard to imagine such a feature will stay non-existent for long.
Whether it's an opt-in environment, or one that automatically detects identities with online sources, the future could come where you can board an airplane wearing Glass and it could identify nearly every passenger on board.
As Redmond harshly puts it, "privacy is a thing of the past." As well, he says, the devices are just going to get smaller and better.
Earlier this year, Google co-founder Sergey Brin walked onstage before a large crowd, looking down and poking at his smart phone. The audience was aghast at the sight of Brin phone-fiddling, while leaving the expectant crowd waiting.
Brin went on to explain it as an example and criticism of current smart phone usage, with people hunched over and looking down at their phones, instead of each other.
Glass could pull users away from their clunky devices, he claimed, and have them finally looking at each other.
Author's Note: Thanks to the Northwest Media Collective for sharing their Google Glass.
Friday, July 18, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR
Back in May, we shared a common Wall Street quote about investing, “Sell in May and go away.” Fast forward to July and the most common question we have been getting from clients is, “When is the market pullback going to occur?”
Monday, July 07, 2014
BY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER
Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.
Friday, June 27, 2014
BY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER
Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Citing the transition to catch shares management as a key to rebuilding stocks and reducing bycatch, 13 species caught by the West Coast trawl fishery today earned designation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as sustainable.
Friday, June 13, 2014
BY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST BLOGGER
This article summarizes the key considerations a building owner must keep in mind when thinking about leasing to a medical marijuana dispensary.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Thursday, May 29, 2014
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