December 12, 2013
If you’ve ever been to France, you know that language matters here…a lot. Keeping the global invasion of English at bay is a passion, so how would Glass fair in Paris?
In Paris, much as in Spain, Glass’s arrival sparked curiosity. Walking down a street someone’s eyes would meet mine and if our eyes locked, the pedestrian would, ever so politely, ask, «Excusez-moi» and point to Glass. I’d stop and show, demonstrate its abilities but, of course, giving commands in English, they’d ask « Parlez français? » Well, not quite. It will translate French, though, and instantaneously! Ah, bon, but $1,500USD and it does not speak French!
Glass has a lot