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It just so happens that this weekend I watched "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" - which is chock full of memorable skits and what these days might be called "memes".  One of those is the recurring theme of one character or another who receives a horrible mortal wound, only to pronounce "I'm not dead yet!" followed by "I think I'm getting better!"

Google Glasses for the masses

Look for Google Glasses to follow that same trajectory.   A technology that was half-baked and premature for the market?  Absolutely.  But definitely a technology that is not more than a few years away from the magic combination of technical capability and price point to support mass adoption.  

The last key piece to that ramp, of course, is the support of a credible software platform.   Google knows that if they don't do it, Apple certainly will.  So, however, frustrating this setback, it is just a checkpoint along the way.  Wearable computers are most definitely part of the near future!

For more reading:

http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2015/01/the-google-glass-project-goes-underground-until-further-notice.html

http://www.wsj.com/articles/google-makes-changes-to-its-glass-project-1421343901

http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/16/google-glass-is-not-dead/

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