Between Google Glass making its retail debut and Facebook's purchase of the virtual-reality headset Oculus Rift, it appears that futuristic facial computers are here to stay. But before you chuck your laptop into the river, here's a reminder of what wearable technology means for the world. Namely, that the next generation will definitely be the most socially awkward generation ever to grace planet Earth.
9 Take Photos With Google Glass, Unnerve Innocent Bystanders
Google Glass boils down a bunch of smartphone functions into a series of face-scrunching commands that would put the most overly serious little league coaches to shame. For example, if you want to quickly snap a photo, you wink. Sounds easy, right? There's only one problem:
Not a Tourette's patient.
You look like a shittier Nicolas Cage movie when you do it. Rarely does someone who's standing in front of the Eiffel Tower or Disney World twitching like their motor neurons are misfiring draw envy from a crowd. And more importantly, we'll soon be living in a lose-lose world where you'll be unsure if that bespectacled stranger winking at you is a creep or a creep with way too much disposable income.