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glasses

These Screen-Blocking Glasses Are Ad-Blockers for Real Life

The IRL glasses block LCD/LED screens to give you some time away from looking at ads.
DJ Pangburn
10.2.18
AI

How to Turn a Pair of Glasses Into an AI-Fooling Spy Tool

Perfect for a sci-fi heist.
Jordan Pearson
12.19.17
total eclipse 2017

How to Make a Pair of DIY Glasses to View the Solar Eclipse

And not burn out your eyeballs.
Jacob Dubé
8.16.17
Hacking

These Glasses Fool Facial Recognition Into Thinking You’re Someone Else

Hack the system with a simple but effective form of camouflage.
Madison Margolin
11.2.16
machines

Wanna Stop Staring at Screens? Try on These Glasses

The glasses become opaque, effectively blinding you until you look away.
Camilo Salas
6.1.16
japan

Glasses That Confuse Facial Recognition Systems Are Coming to Japan

Cool shades.
Emiko Jozuka
8.7.15
uk

This Prototype Holographic Heads-Up Display Is What Google Glass Should've Been

This headset enables holographic images to be displayed in front of the wearer's field of vision in full colour.
Emiko Jozuka
7.1.15
Motherboard Blog

Why Google Glass Can't Replace Regular Glasses

It's banned in too many places for something you actually need to see.
Victoria Turk
1.30.14
Motherboard Blog

The FDA Approved Bionic Eye Will Be Available in Major Markets Later This Year

Wrap around-style glasses might belong in the future after all.
Zach Sokol
7.2.13
Motherboard Blog

Who Wants a $2,500 Industrial-Strength Digital Monocle for Christmas?

Jetpacks are about as impractical as they’ve ever been. So what’ll it be? How will technology reshape our lives next? To put it bluntly, we’re going to start attaching shit to our faces.
Adam Clark Estes
11.24.12
Motherboard Blog

Why Do Nerds Wear Glasses?

Why, really, do nerds wear glasses? As a nearsighted nerd myself, I'd often heard the usual reasoning: reading strains your eyes. But surely non-nerds strain their eyes too, don't they? Like by looking at screens like this one? I think the causality...
Elizabeth Aab
4.13.12