Exclusive Hands-On: Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tests Google Glass For Gizmodo Australia

Julia Gillard is the Prime Minister of Australia, and this week she sat down with Google's chief financial officer Patrick Pichette, where she had the opportunity to test Google's new wearable tech known as Google Glass. She briefly writes up her thoughts on the new wearable gadget exclusively for Gizmodo Australia.

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I'm very glad that Patrick was able to show me Google Glass. It’s an amazing display of innovation and a prime example of why investing in infrastructure like the NBN is so important – if this is where we are now, what’s next?

Actually wearing the glasses is a remarkable experience - all this information right before your eyes responding to voice commands.

Patrick was saying how good it will be not having to pull your phone out of your pocket, but I’m very excited at the prospect of not having to dig through my handbag every time the phone rings!

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Google CFO Patrick Pichette

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