[Noisebridge-discuss] Google Glass at the space?

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 05:20:31 UTC 2014

Puts more data here:

On 4/14/14, Gregory Dillon <gregorydillon at gmail.com> wrote:
> People are bringing up legitimate concerns, which I share.   But I'd also
> like to experience and understand what Glass does myself, by actually using
> it, rather then just reading about it.
> On a related note, there are reports of pair of Google glasses being
> snatched from a 20 year old reporters face and destroyed at 16th and
> Mission in today's feeds.
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:18 AM, rachel lyra hospodar
> <rachelyra at gmail.com>wrote:
>> One thing worth pointing out is that the original poster seems to believe
>> that the only people who wouldn't want to be recorded would be
>> ne'er-do-wells, and they wouldn't want to be recorded simply because it
>> would reveal their crimes. The poster further offers the reassurance,
>> much
>> like the assurances offered by the backscatter scanning security theatre
>> farce, that the recordings will be deleted.
>> There are many citizens of Noisebridge community who, for entirely
>> legitimate reasons, would prefer to never be recorded in the first place.
>> This is entirely reasonable and has always been part of our culture. We
>> run
>> a large internet-use-anonymization node, as an example. I've even gone so
>> far as to describe an earlier era of Noisebridge as being 'a bunch of
>> privacy freaks'.
>> It's pretty hasty and disrespectful to assume that "if the video doesn't
>> show you stealing we promise to delete it" covers these legitimate
>> concerns.
>> If the idea is instead to arm redshirts with the ability to instantly
>> record crimes that are happening, it's a bad idea, and if someone really
>> wanted to do it anyway they could do it way cheaper and way more
>> effectively by ordering pendant cameras developed for law enforcement for
>> this purpose.
>> If the idea is to get some glass for hacking, this could be started as a
>> glass hole hack class and the teacher could bring them to the class, no
>> need to make everyone deal with them all the time & create a secure
>> locker
>> that Approved Ultra Elite Members can somehow access when we've never
>> even
>> successfully done this for far more needful things, like arduinos.
>> R.
>>  On Apr 13, 2014 8:45 PM, "Adrian Chadd" <adrian.chadd at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 13 April 2014 20:14, Norman Bradley <pryankster at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > I am very opposed to this. As was pointed out who has control of the
>>> > recordings? Google?  Google already knows to much and with photo
>>> matching
>>> > software they will know MUCH more.
>>> Being pedantic, because I'm good at that - You can use glass without
>>> recording anything. Much the same as modern day cellphones or laptops.
>>> I think Alfred's idea wasn't to have them available for people to
>>> record 24/7, but to turn on to record outbursts of actively negative
>>> behaviour that is currently going on. I can do that with my laptop,
>>> tablet or cellphone right now
>>> -a
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