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Gary Shteyngart, Glasshole tourist

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 29, 2013

Doug knows a movie producer who recently got Glass and said, ‘This is as close as I’ll ever get to being a rock star.’ When the velvet-rope hostess at the of-the-moment Wythe Hotel bar in Williamsburg stops to take a photo of me with her iPhone, I know exactly what the producer meant. This is the most I will ever be loved by strangers.

Author Gary Shteyngart spends some time wearing Google Glass and shares the experience (as only he can) in The New Yorker: Confessions of a Google Glass Explorer:

I hear that in San Francisco the term ‘Glassholes’ is already current, but in New York I am a conquering hero.

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