Do Google Glasses Make Me Look Boring?

In which I try to top Google Glass as a lunch companion

Technology improves our lives but ruins those of everyone who hangs out with us. I spend nearly as much of my life waiting for people I'm with to answer a call, text back or finish a tweet as they do waiting for me.

I've already intuited that owning Google Glass--the eyeglass frames with a computer attached--will radically transform my life into a virtual reality exactly like moving my cell phone five inches closer to my face. What I need to know is what it's like to interact with someone who's wearing Google Glass.

I invited Heather Anne Campbell to have lunch...

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