When you are one of the richest men in the US, surely getting around on public transport would get you identified quite easily, so it is a pleasant surprise for the geek world to see Sergey Brin, who normally guards his privacy well, travel along the NYC subway while wearing one of his pet projects, the long awaited Google Glass – albeit in prototype form. Project Glass was announced last year at the Google I/O conference, and it has yet to make its way to the mass market, but I guess it makes perfect sense to make sure it is perfected instead of rolling out in a gimped manner.

Sergey Brin apparently ran into Brooklyn resident and Augmented Reality enthusiast Noah Zerkin, where the latter struck up a short conversation that Zerkin is sure to treasure for the rest of his life. Well, there is still little that the public knows about Google Glass, and hopefully, when developer events for Google Glass kick off in full swing next week, more will be revealed to the world.

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