Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 5, 2012

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You put on your glasses and look out the window, out in the distance, almost instantly you see the temperature and the weather forecast icons.  A moment later, information about your morning meeting shows up in your field of vision.  You ask for a Google map and then for walking directions.  On your way, you see a food truck and stop to get a coffee.  It’s great and you share the location with your friends by simply asking your glasses to take a picture of the truck and checking in to the location.  It’s not science fiction, it’s Google’s ProjectGlass and the search giant finally revealed some details about Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s vision of hands-free, smartphone free, augmented reality.  It’s not a product yet, but it is on its way.  What about distracted walking? Is there a chance you’ll find yourself reading directions while crossing the street and become roadkill? Well, nothing’s perfect.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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