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Episode 99: What Wearable Computers Could Mean for Campuses

George Siemens

Wearable computers may be coming to campus sooner than you think. Google recently announced “Project Glass,” a pair of glasses that contains a computer display and camera so that wearers can see text messages, directions, or other information right in their field of vision, and some say it is a sign of a coming age of “augmented reality” devices. The Tech Therapy team talked with Amber Case, a self-described cyborg anthropologist, about what the technology could mean for colleges.

Links discussed in this episode: Google’s Project Glass | Amber Case TED talk

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Each month, The Chronicle’s Tech Therapy podcast offers analysis of and advice on what the latest gadgets and buzzwords mean for professors, administrators, and students. Join the hosts Jeff Young, The Chronicle’s technology editor, and Warren Arbogast, a technology consultant who works with colleges, for a lively discussion—as well as interviews with leading thinkers in technology.

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