Google Glass Rival Hires 'Cyborg' Steve Mann as Chief Scientist

Wearables pioneer Steve Mann has joined forces with Meta, an ambitious startup that’s currently working on the world’s first entry-level augmented reality glasses. » 5/23/13 9:40am 5/23/13 9:40am

Google Glass Ushers in the Next Wave of Cybernetic Hate Crimes

Last week, a cafe in Seattle banned the use of Google Glass, a reflection of the growing concern about the ways this cutting-edge technology might be abused. But the critics are ignoring the technology’s potential to make our lives safer and more democratic. Worse, by stigmatizing its use, the Glass-haters are… » 3/14/13 1:00pm 3/14/13 1:00pm

McDonald's staff say they never touched the cyborg professor despite a…

Earlier this week we reported on the alleged physical assault of wearables pioneer Steve Mann at a McDonald's in Paris. Writing in his blog, Mann claimed that restaurant employees damaged his Digital Eye Glass device and physically removed him from the restaurant — an apparent case of cyber-discrimination. But the… » 7/19/12 10:22am 7/19/12 10:22am

What may be the world's first cybernetic hate crime unfolds in French…

Steve Mann, the "father of wearable computing," has been physically assaulted while visiting a McDonalds in Paris, France. » 7/17/12 7:10am 7/17/12 7:10am

Portraits In Posthumanity: Steve Mann

Canadian geek artist Steve Mann has augmented his vision with wearable computers for most of his life. He invented his "smart pants" in high school, perfected his body tech rig at MIT, and now has one eye that's a camera. » 5/07/10 4:10pm 5/07/10 4:10pm