Author Vernor Vinge Predicted Google Glasses

Apr 18, 2012
Originally published on April 18, 2012 12:45 pm

In his 2006 thriller, Rainbow's End, author Vernor Vinge imagined a near future when people use high-tech contact lenses to interface with computers in their clothes. Google plans to make at least some of it a reality later in 2012 with the launch of what are known as augmented reality glasses.