If you thought that Google Glass would be all about pretentious hipsters live-blogging their brunches, not so. Firefighter Patrick Jackson has been working to develop Google Glass apps that would give firefighters a HUD to see floor plans, estimated number of people inside, external conditions and any other relevant data that could make their jobs easier and more awesome and save lives. And it’s not just firefighters— think how something like this could greatly benefit surgeons, police officers, nurses, and other professions where the speed at which you get your information can save lives.
Putting out fire by dousing it with lots of water has been around since the good old caveman days. But this is the 21st century… we should invent something cooler and more futuristic to put out a blaze. Like… lightning? Does that even make any sense?