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Forget tablets new hot technologies these days is wearable technology like living in the cloud.
But along with these new gadgets come new worries about an invasion of privacy.
Should you be concerned before you buy a pair of Google glasses joining me now -- -- the senior editor at all things digital air great to have you here.
-- we're talking in the break about how you know where -- -- to these machines and they're becoming evermore intrusive they're putting them on our wrists.
I were wearing them -- glasses how popular are these products.
Well with a lot of some of the fitness things that fit fit and not up divisive that's what I'm getting us here getting -- the up.
The lot of those devices that are very interesting for fitness and so it's a matter measuring your progress keeping track where you were were you wanna go along your way to really comes down to those are very popular Google glasses is completely different class it's much more vertical.
Not many people have a yes I really widely available very interesting.
Here's my question now are we will look back at Google glass and say -- You know it's like the Apple Newton of its day portable CD never really work never took off you think happens it's entirely possible.
Mean it really depends on.
How expensive it turns out to be how useful turns out to be -- and our consumers -- -- it considered a reason to use it in their daily lives -- You know really popular in Silicon -- -- see -- -- around here in New York are usually on Google employees I got to try -- -- -- are all things.
Very interesting I had a very brief glimpse that I could see what I could see some of the appeal but you know I I did I don't like the distraction of the of the thing with every.
Annoys me I have to yeah it's like invading my space a little -- and yet I'm all because 82% of folks surveyed say wearable technology is where it's that what they want to do.
Do you think the public has been -- really embrace these products.
Well when you think about it I mean -- Smartphone when you start -- -- Smartphone we didn't have those ten years ago but now they're part of our everyday life Smart found.
Next logical extension could easily be.
Something wearable something we put on our had something we put on our clothing from that we've put on our wrist.
Apple's talking Tim Cook was on our conference -- to -- kept referring back to how interest -- apple is in the -- would say anything else.
Apple's very interested in the prairie talkative our I think the single survey of heart about four years what people are say.
You can improve your love life boost your self confidence advance your career copper mine I don't know I think it's come on over I'd I'd I'd have to say I'd have to wonder where all the data comes from that I mean you know -- booster -- can -- your confidence may be with these health applications health and exercising some weight loss something like that.
I have I'd like to see more data on that before -- I go with -- privacy concerns how worried should we be because -- -- is collecting data on yourself and go anywhere just collecting data on yourself we have this or a couple things we you know Socrates said the -- examined life is not worth living and you know.
You cannot change and improve what you do not measure -- the same time you have this impulse to.
Examine your life and try to improve it so -- expert you we have very impressive Eric thanks for coming on the defendant conceded the -- --
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