The Future: At A Glance

on Monday, Nov. 4th

Today at Giga OM two former WIMM Labs directors, Ted Ladd and Lori Malm, shared what they learned making wearable computing devices for the smart watch startup that was bought up by the a year ago.

Wearable apps are not immersive. They should be designed to keep you at play. Content is measured against a new value: glanceability.

The pair go on to define glanceability in the piece and lay out some core use cases.

Keep an eye on that “keep you at play” line. Its a bellwether statement: tech is moving past the internet for its own sake and into a new era. Google has been betting large on this as it beefs up Google Now to become an increasingly seamless tool capable of navigating the real world.


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