Google Glass is weird. It's not quite like anything we've seen before. It's the best. It's the worst. It's polarizing. This picture of a Google Glass-wearing subway-rider showed up on Twitter earlier today, and sparked a Buzzfeed article that posits Glass will just bring on more of the distraction it claims to alleviate.


You kind of have to laugh at this picture's gadget-through-a-gadget irony, but is there really anything more to it than that? Doorway-blocking is definitely not exclusive to glassholes and the train is clearly in transit. Besides people have been using two gadgets simultaneously forever, whether it's the telephone and a computer, an iPad and the TV, or an iPod and a phone. More than anything, it goes to show how useless Glass really is at the moment. This guy's just a goof.

So what do you see? A glimpse into a dark, inevitable future of gadget fiends too pre-occupied to even be aware of the world around them, or just some regular dopes with silly glasses?

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