SYSTEMS: Early lesson for the manufacturers of wearable technology - well, at least the kind that you wear on your head in the form of spectacles. Google Glass might make you look a bit silly, or even a bit of sheep behind all the other hipster nerds, but it is being cited as the cause of something far more serious. Read more on The Guardian.
Scientists have treated a man they believe to be the first patient with internet addiction disorder brought on by overuse of Google Glass.
The man had been using the technology for around 18 hours a day – removing it only to sleep and wash – and complained of feeling irritable and argumentative without the device.
In the two months since he bought the device, he had also begun experiencing his dreams as if viewed through the device’s small grey window.
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