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California Court Throws Out Google Glass Distracted Driving Case
2014-01-17 12:42:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday a San Diego traffic court threw out the citation against a woman who was believed to be the first motorist in the country ticketed for driving while wearing a Google Glass computer-in-eye device. “Self-proclaimed Google Glass pioneer” Cecilia Abadie, who is one of Google’s “explorers” and is testing the technology before it becomes widely available, took to social media after being ticketed for speeding and...

Google Glass In The Car - Does It Count As Distracted Driving?
2013-10-31 04:11:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A California woman has taken to social media after being ticketed for speeding and distracted driving. What makes her offense so unique is that she was wearing Google Glass when the California Highway Patrol officer pulled her over in San Diego. The woman, identified by the Huffington Post as “self-proclaimed Google Glass pioneer Cecilia Abadie,” posted a scanned image of the ticket she received on her Google+ account. On the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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