Ladies and gentlemen, LeVar Burton just won the Internet. (We've lost track how many times now.) The "Roots," "Reading Rainbow" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor and host -- and basically all-around nerd badass -- just threw his name into the running for the Google Glass Explorer program, which gets the eye-glass mounted wearable computer into the hands of a few (thousand) lucky nerds and developers. This week, Google began offering another shot at scoring units by telling what you'd do if you "had glass." Burton this morning chimed in with:
For 99 percent of folks out there, that should need no explanation. But just in case, Burton played blind Starfleet officer Geordie La Forge, who used a VISOR (short for Visual Instrument and Sensory Organ Replacement) to see.
This Pride Month, don't dismiss all of the rainbow logos and merchandise, but rather, consider embracing them as a way to show your support for your fellow human beings. We're all deserving of love, respect, and pride.
The Fitbit Ace 3 is a great activity tracker for young kids aged 6 to 12, but it only comes in two color options. If the child wants to shake up the look, or if a replaceable band is needed to replace a broken one, there are plenty of third-party options worth considering.