‘First’ Arrest Filmed with Google Glass Isn’t a Game-Changer


My OUYA review unit is stuck in an “update failed” loop, unable to proceed (and unwilling to let me past the gate until it downloads what it hasn’t been able to for hours), which makes for only slightly less interesting reading than this story at Venturebeat about someone filming an apparent arrest and scuffle — a “first,” claims the YouTube poster — while wearing Google Glass.

“Tonight, I was testing out the extended video recording option with Google Glass on the Boardwalk of Wildwood, New Jersey,” writes Google Glass citizen-watcher Chris Barrett. “I walked right into the tail end of a fight happening on Jersey Shore boardwalk and filmed the first arrest through the lens of my Google Glass.”

And then: “This video is proof that Google Glass will change citizen journalism forever.”

Barrett, if you click on the link he provides beneath the video, seems to be the founder of

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