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11:00 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Author Vernor Vinge Predicted Google Glasses

Originally published on Wed April 18, 2012 11:45 am

In his 2006 thriller, Rainbow's End, author Vernor Vinge imagined a near future when people use high-tech contact lenses to interface with computers in their clothes. Google plans to make at least some of it a reality later in 2012 with the launch of what are known as augmented reality glasses.

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