OKAY, GLASS

Only 8,000 “bold, creative” individuals will make the first cut, according to Google. How bold and how creative, exactly? The video shows the Glass interface from the points of view of sky-divers, pilots, trapeze artists, ice sculptors, roller-coaster riders, and snake wranglers who command the device to take photos, record home movies, video-chat, display directions and, of course, conduct Google searches by prefacing their requests with “Okay, Glass.”

Diane von Furstenberg demoed the eyeglasses in September by filming her New York Fashion Week show.

Legendary designer Diane von Furstenberg demoed the eyeglasses in September by filming her Spring/Summer 2013 show at New York Fashion Week through the eyes of the people who made it happen, models, stylists, and Furstenberg herself included. Von Furstenberg even had Google founder Sergey Brin join her and her then-creative director, Yvan Mispelaere, on the runway for her victory lap, each sporting a pair of the futuristic frames with a different colored accent.

Better hop to it if you’re keen to make the shortlist—and have two grand’s worth of couch money to spare. The deadline for applications is February 28.

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