When Good Technology Meets Bad Execution

The results can be amusing, as in the case of this YouTube video, mocking the idea of Google Glasses:


The idea of adding “augmented reality” capabilities to everyday life through glasses or contact lenses is quite fascinating, but the potential for humorous or catastrophic failure is considerable. Plus, Apple is still unable to make Siri work properly in the UK.

UPDATE: More reaction to Google Glasses here, linked through Andrew Sullivan.