Dispatches from the walking dead in today's "old" media
This one’s for the haters of the last post (and, as you might imagine, contains some colorful language from users of social media).
[View the story "Google Glass and the 'Douchebag Factor'" on Storify]Google Glass and the 'Douchebag Factor'If you are a Google Glass owner, you are probably immune to this, but if not, well, you might not want to read any further. Storified by Mandy Jenkins· Tue, Jul 23 2013 09:00:45Wow, do people have animosity toward the early adopter set sporting Google Glass. From the coffee shops of Silicon Valley to the cocktail parties of NYC, one word sums up the opinions of the haters: Douchebag, or, in new parlance, Glasshole. Even before it came out for the Explorer program, the Glass was deemed The Douchebag Accessory of Choice. Google glass may not be available for several months, but you can write 'douchebag' on your forehead with a sharpie TODAY #lifehackPinboardGoogle Glass will be the greatest douchebag indicator since the fauxhawk.Dan Ewen"By donning Google Glass, you, the Google Glass user, are volunteering to be a foot soldier in Google's asshole army" http://gawker.com/5990395/if-you-wear-googles-new-glasses-you-are-an-assholeDan WoodGoogle Glass terms of service prohibits the use of the product while being a douchebag. This, it will have zero sales.Glenn FleishmanCan't WAIT to be that douchebag who wears Google Glass on day 1Jam LillywhiteLooking at my fellow train riders, I can already tell which ones are asshole enough to be wearing Google Glass a year from now.Jeff TiedrichAnd now that it is here, spotting and reporting such rampant douchebaggery is a Twitter pastime. Photo: Confirmed. Google Glass makes you look like a douchebag. Google Glass spotted at Think Coffee in West... http://tmblr.co/Z2twbyhHDU00Oli YoungSpotted: douchebag wearing Google Glass AND Android shirt. In a National Park. In an area with zero connectivity. Game over.Mike MonteiroThere is a douchebag wearing Google Glass on the train. This is why I live in the burbs.The real Jon BrodkinConfirmed. You still look like an asshole wearing Google Glass anywhere.MarinperezFirst google glasshole sighting in the wild. Surely there's something that can be done to make it less geeky.alex chengTo the guy wearing his Google glass in cubby bear at 1am... Yes, you are a douchebag.Michael AltshulerEven in other languages!Los Google Glass, no te pases #DouchebagA R M A N D OSo much hate.....The dbag factor of walking down the street wearing Google Glass is super highBen WhiteIf you buy Google Glass you are officially a mundo douchebagBrad DavisGoogle Glass. Because people who use Bluetooth in line at Starbucks need to call somebody a douchebag, too.Senile Don DraperGoogle glass will take douchebag to a whole new level.The Dirty Sanch Ppl wearing Google Glass now evokes the same feeling Gordon Gekko did in Wall St. w/brick cell phone. (Douche bag) http://everydaydigitals.com/heres-what-i-think/5/nbmyswegj8524h8ij98hsxzd0ocntiJ. GobertJust saw a guy wearing Google Glass, did I accidentally walk onto the set of Douche Bag Magazine?Lauren ReevesMy favorite Google Glass feature is the ability to make you look like an utter douche bag.Kumail NanjianiOH: "It ain't a Silicon Valley party until you have seen some douche-bag wearing Google Glass" >> I want one but not to wear at a party.Bilal ZuberiDoes my google glass make me look like a pompous asshole?The Real LobotIf you really like Google Glass but don't want everyone to think you're an asshole, just affix a fake nose and mustache. Problem solved!Vijith AssarJust to clarify: You're not wearing google glass because you're an asshole. You're an asshole because you're wearing google glass.AntI can't wait for the first asshole that gets the Google Glass jammed in their fucking eye socket.RockAny sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Except Google Glass, which makes you look like a magic asshole.Johnny McNultyHey #Glasshole with a million questions: Come @ me when I'm not @ work & I won't just tell you to turn them off. #YoullEatThem #GoogleGlassBryan
Storified by Mandy Jenkins· Tue, Jul 23 2013 09:00:45
Just learned #Douchebag transcends language
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