Sean Maudsley-Barton

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‎Parklife by Blur on Apple Music

Initially, Blur were one of the multitude of British bands that appeared in the wake of the Stone Roses, mining the same swirling, pseudo-psychedelic …

Why Google Glass is a clear winner for the blind

Robin Christopherson is AbilityNet's Head of Digital Inclusion<p><b>What?? Google’s glasses with heads-up display are a winner for users who can’t even</b> …

Google Glass

Google Glass Has One Year To Change Your Behavior or Fail

The wild success of mobile phones is down to their achievement in transforming the way we spend our time. Before mobile we used to meet in pre-arranged venues and talk to each other. It almost seems a quaint idea now not to be present in a variety of venues all at the same time, tapping away on a …

Google comes clean(er) about Glass: What you need to know

Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been yakking about Google Glass for more than two years. Yet until this week, we didn't know even the most basic facts about the platform.<p>Google spilled some beans in an earnings call this week. The company also published facts about the hardware, software and …

Your Car Is the Killer App for Google Glass

Everyone wants to know what Google Glass is good for. I've figured it out: It's the killer app for your car.<p>I spent several minutes playing with a …

OK Glass, RIP Privacy: The Democratization Of Surveillance

How’s this for synchronicity: Google Glass started shipping on the same week that CISPA passed the House, 3DRobotics unveiled their new site, and 4chan and Reddit pored over surveillance photos trying to crowdsource the identity of the Boston bombers.<p>Cameras on phones. Cameras on drones. Cameras on …

Google Glass and the emerging Glasshole culture

Lifelogging augmented-reality devices such as Glass are eventually going to become commonly used technologies. But what are the cultural and …

Augmented Reality

Eric Schmidt Is Right, Using Google Glass Is Weird — Here’s My Experience

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has said he finds having to talk to Google Glass out loud to control the interface “the weirdest thing” and that there are going to be “places where Google Glass are inappropriate.” My own experience of trying out the device, even briefly, confirmed to me that this …

More Google Glass Specs Revealed As Android Tinkerers Look For Ways To Root It

Google felt it appropriate to highlight some of Glass’ specs earlier this week, but there’s much more to the company’s wearable display than just the 5 megapixel camera and its 16GB of internal storage. In case you were hankering for a taste of what else makes Google Glass tick, Android developer …

BBC America signs advertising deal with Twitter

Looks like Twitter is figuring out their revenue options as BBC America has signed a deal with Twitter to among the first “in-Tweet branded video …

Comic Book Keyboard Stickers

This set of comic-book themed keyboard stickers is a must for the geek who does a lot of typing. I’d rather look at superheros all day than letters. …

Comic Books

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R2-D2 light-up bra goes beep and boop on your bust

R2-D2's iconic droid look has inspired quite a few products, ranging from speakers to a rolling suitcase. Instructables user seamster took a look at R2-D2 and zoomed in on the "Star Wars" robot's head. What did it remind him of? Why, a bra, of course.<p>Most people would giggle about the idea and then …

Bill Murray: The ESQ+A

The actor talks about inaccessibility and freedom, commitment and fatherhood. And Wes Anderson. And citrus fruit.<p><i>Published in the June/July 2012 issue</i><p><i>Friday, early evening in the basement of Murray's house in Charleston, South Carolina. Raab got into town around noon.</i><p><b>SCOTT RAAB:</b> Your name came up …