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The Power Of Google Glass

How one man hacked it and unleashed it's potential -- and what it means for our privacy.

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What it does not have however, is face recognition.

Unless you hack it, of course.

I know what you're thinking: "That's pretty cool. So what?"

Well, hacks like this give Google Glass unintended powers ... and now, this head mounted device can completely erode our privacy.

But, with these re-engineered Google Glasses going around, who knows what people could do.

What if someone is taking a picture of you at a cafe? Or recording your conversation? And you don't even know it. That's the fear. On the bright side, Google is doing something to solve the problem.

The Good News?

Google has responded very well to the hacks, and is aiming to fix the software to ensure your privacy before the device hits the market.

The Conclusion:

For now, we're safe. But who knows, in the digital age we are living in, who could be watching us? This needs a conversation. One many people say is overdue.

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