Chris Angelini let his toddler-sized son try on his Google Glass while they went to get some juice. The takeaway: HOLY SMOKES, KIDS ARE SHORT! SERIOUSLY, the world looks so weird when seen entirely from crotch height. [via waxy]
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Chris Angelini of Tom’s Hardware let his two-year-old try out the Google Glass augmented reality headset and recorded a video of getting juice and playing with toys from his son’s perspective. via PetaPixel
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