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Wearable computing pioneer Steve Mann: Who watches the watchmen?

Armando Rodriguez | June 7, 2013
It's Tuesday afternoon, and I've come to the Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara, California to speak to the University of Toronto professor about wearable technology and the ubiquity of surveillance. But now, instead of searching for answers, I'm searching for a key.

"We can augment or diminish or modify or otherwise mediate our surroundings, and the computer serves as an intermediary between the real world and ourselves," he says.

Mulling over those parting words, I adjust my Glass and prepare for the long trip home. Veillance opportunities abound.

 

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